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TRO TravelGram- March 30


Wednesday, March 30
10 great spring break escapes
Spring break time is here, sounding the signal for some no-holds-barred vacationing...

Enjoy lazy days in the West African delta 
West Africa has long been popular with backpackers. More recently, however, tourists have made their way tentatively to Dakar... Globe and Mail

Say so long to Margaritaville in Key West 
Just a few minutes walk from the Margaritaville vibe of Key West is a neighbourhood that's lesser known but quickly becoming an attraction in itself.... Globe and Mail

A taste of the 'real' Puerto Rico
The small inns, or 'paradores,' that dot the island treat guests like family fold with their friendliness and Puerto Rican dishes and drinks... LA Times

Pau: Mountains of charm in southwest France
For two centuries the city of Pau, gateway to the Pyrenees, has lured travellers.... The Independent

Tours and Activities
Treasured pearls of the past 
As a nation of swimmers, it's not surprising Australia is overflowing with historic pools... The Australian

New Symphony hall ups the culture in South Beach 
The big news in this part of South Florida is culture... Globe and Mail

California ski resorts to stay open through Memorial Day
Could this be California's endless winter? The huge March snowfall from Mammoth to Lake Tahoe and beyond has prompted many resorts to rethink their closing dates... LA Times

Admission to a wonder of the world: How much is too much?
Famously lauded by poet John William Burgon as a "rose-red city half as old as time," the 2,000-year-old sandstone fortress of Petra, Jordan, ranks high on many travelers' bucket lists ... USA Today

'Foul Play' Ruled Out in Missing Disney Crewmember Case
Police in the Bahamas have concluded their inquiries and found no evidence of 'foul play' hours after the Mexican Navy called off the search for the crewmember who has been missing...

Rapper Foxy Brown kicked off Royal Caribbean cruise
Rapper Foxy Brown reportedly was kicked off a Royal Caribbean International cruise last week, allegedly for going "ballistic" over a missed manicure appointment... USA Today

Surprise! Fuel surcharge adds $400 to mileage-award ticket
When Walter Nissen signed up for a British Airways Chase Visa card recently, he thought he'd be jetting off to London after earning just 50,000 miles... Seattle Times

Pilot inspection discovers hole in US Airways jet 
A US Airways plane was grounded after a pilot making a pre-flight inspection found a hole in the fuselage and the FBI is investigating... Seattle Times

Alaska Air to reimburse fliers for snafu
Alaska Airlines says it plans to compensate fliers affected by a computer outage this past weekend, a gestured that's become somewhat unexpected in the U.S. airline industry.... USA Today

Essential Air Service cuts could ground rural communities
Currently, the fate of EAS hangs in the balance as Congress debates the effectiveness and cost of the program... USA Today

Hotel rates rebounding as economy improves 
Business travelers face higher prices, but deals remain for those who are flexible ...

Stockholm's Nobis hotel a hipster hot spot 
The Nobis Hotel, part of the Design Hotels brand, has quickly become Stockholm's it-spot... Globe and Mail

Easy living at the Hard Rock Hotel in Punta Cana 
Size is both a blessing and a curse at the newly opened Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana... Globe and Mail

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong: The world's highest hotel opens
Ritz-Carlton on Tuesday opened what is said to be the world's highest hotel in the 1,588-foot International Commerce Centre in Hong Kong... LA Times

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