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Monday, December 12
The lure of the Antarctic
The appeal of the South Pole ... Telegraph (London)

Cadiz: a cultural guide
An essential cultural guide to Cadiz, Europe's oldest inhabited city...Telegraph (London)

No crowds, empty cafes - you can't beat Paris in the winter 
Paris, which has a population of just over two million, gets more than 35 million foreign visitors a year, and most of them come in the six months from May to October... Globe and Mail

Tours and Activities
Take a leap of faith on W. Va. Bridge Walk
A landmark is allowing tourists an opportunity to enjoy a view usually admired solely by trolls...

Spain: Take a spin through La Rioja's wine country
Pedal to vineyards and medieval towns in northern Spain on a seven-day bicycle tour of La Rioja... LA Times

Reaching for the Sky in Utah
For years the neglected cousin of more popular Utah resorts, the Canyons has been reborn as Canyons Resort... New York Times

Niagara Falls displays dazzling light shows in winter
This time of year offers a different type of Niagara Falls spectacle: Nighttime illumination of the falls in a changing array of colors ...USA Today

Cruise safety stats murky due to how, when crimes reported
To some, cruising is one of the safest forms of travel in the world. To others, it’s an exceedingly risky proposition...

Cruise fares heading up in 2012
Cruise prices are expected to climb overall in 2012, but cruisers can still expect to find bargains in Europe, according to one industry analyst... USA Today

Could cruise ships be banned from Venice? 
Local officials will be discussing the topic this week amid growing worries about their impact on the historic city... USA Today

New technology helps pilots detect and avoid ash clouds 
A new technology which makes it possible for pilots to navigate around an ash cloud has been given the thumbs up by budget airline EasyJet... The Australian

Forget the airline's name: It's the alliance that matters
Airlines are merging and creating worldwide alliances to make more money... Seattle Times

5 great European ski chalets
From France to Switzerland, these great European ski chalets pair contemporary design with traditional winter charms... CNN

Hotels sock guests with extra fees
Hotels, like airlines, are charging customers extra for services that once were included in the price... Seattle Times

Hotel Review: Viceroy Snowmass, Snowmass Village, Colo.
This slopeside hotel combines the amenities of a luxury hotel with the coziness of a condo, and its ecological ethos is not too self-righteous... New York Times

Other and Odd
Amtrak celebrates 10 years on the Downeaster
Ridership has doubled over the past six years, topping 500,000 in 2011 ...

Elvis is dead in Las Vegas
Shutting down a show is unusual for Cirque du Soleil, which generally is sunshine at the box office... USA Today

365 Guide Tip for the Day
A 2012 Marketing Plan - Word of Mouth Marketing
Word of Mouth happens with or without your participation... Travel Research Online

Today in History
The First African American Congressman
On December 12, 1870, Joseph Hayne Rainey became the first African American to be elected and serve in the United States Hou
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