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TRO TravelGram: Nov 3



10 new luxury islands
Tried-and-true island favorites such as St. Barths and Capri have long been wooing travelers. But these days, the new prestige in globetrotting lies in exploring far-flung destinations the masses have yet to invade... CNN

A perfect day in Dubai
Two great days out in Dubai, one for old hands and one for first-timers... Telegraph (London)

Terrific Destinations for Terrible Weather
If crashing, roaring, flashing nature is up your alley, these destinations have dream vacation written all over them...Smarter Travel

How dangerous is Mexico right now?
This is a subject of endless debate... USA Today

Tours and Activities
Ticket Lottery Opens for National Christmas Tree Lighting 
The holiday season in Washington, D.C., kicks off this year when President Obama is expected to light the 65-foot-tall Sierra white fir during the annual Pageant of Peace concert and tree-lighting ceremony ... Budget Travel Online

Chocolate, Wine and Food Trucks: A Delicious New Spin on Tours in Boston
A new breed of tours are popping up around town: food tours... BostInnovation

Ski Obergurgl: resort guide
Guide to Obergurgl ski resort, including practical information on hotels, restaurants and piste guide...Telegraph (London)

A cruise around Cape Horn
A voyage from Argentina to Chile converts Gill Charlton to the pleasures of a cruise holiday... Telegraph (London)

The fun and pitfalls of taking a cruise
An important skill for cruising is to pace yourself and not try to do everything...

Abu Dhabi becomes the latest cruise home port
The 1,560-passenger MSC Lirica sailed from Abu Dhabi this week, inaugurating the United Arab Emirates city as a cruising home port... USA Today

Dealing with overweight airline passengers
The Department of Transportation needs to address a growing transportation crisis -- the increasing number of people who are too large to fit into tiny airplane seats and the discomfort they cause their seat mates... Seattle Times

Woman sleeps in airport after baggage fee row
An American woman spent eight nights in an airport terminal after she was unable to pay $60 to check in her luggage... Telegraph (London)

Arizona plans expansion at Grand Canyon airport
Arizona plans expansion at Grand Canyon

TSA chief: Pre-screening program likely to expand
John Pistole, chief of the TSA, will tell lawmakers that the agency will likely expand a pilot program for expediting airport screening for some frequent travelers because it's earning positive reviews... USA Today

Study shows hotels get boost from cruise industry
The South Carolina Ports Authority released a report today on a new analysis of data that shows increased occupancy, rates and revenue at 164 hotels in the Charleston area... ABC News

Calif. joint venture buys Big Island luxury hotel
A joint venture between two Los Angeles-based companies, including one that used to own Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu, has bought the Big Island luxury resort Fairmont Orchid... Businessweek

Other and Odd
Woman stabbed at hotel sues, blames job cuts
A woman who was stabbed in an elevator at a Hyatt Regency hotel near the Pittsburghs airport is suing Hyatt...USA Today

Sick passengers airlifted from Hawaii cruise ship
Coast Guard helicopter crews airlifted three ill passengers from theOosterdam yesterday in a dramatic scene about 90 miles off Hilo, Hawaii... USA Today

365 Guide Tip for the Day
What Travel Agencies Can Learn From Zappos
Is it possible for customer service to become a cult? I think so... Travel Research Online

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