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TRO TravelGram: March 1



Thursday, March 1
Ten things you didn't know about New York
From Times Square to the Statue of Liberty, New York's icons are recognised worldwide. But here are 10 things you don't know about... Sydney Morning Herald 

The world's most dangerous islands 
Eight deadly islands where you wouldn't want to be washed ashore... Telegraph (London)

Bowled over by Sri Lanka 
Sri Lanka is the new Caribbean... Telegraph (London)

Six Trips that Make the Guys Happy
Its roots are fuzzy, but somewhere in British history, February 29th became the day when women proposed to men... Conde Nast Traveler

Tours and Activities
The coldest shows on earth 
Winter music festivals are attracting thousands of revellers, despite the chill factor... The Independent

Prague's 'best of the worst' tour
One travel agency is offering a new type of tourism experience which spotlights graft and sleaze... Sydney Morning Herald 

Dine with dogs at L.A. restaurants
Restaurants now can allow pet-owners to bring their dogs to outdoor dining areas, thanks to a new Los Angeles County rule...Seattle Times

World's most expensive cruise
The world's most expensive luxury cruise package is up for grabs ... Sydney Morning Herald 

Costa Allegra: How much will it affect the cruise industry?
The stranding of the Costa Allegra this week brings new woes to the Italy-based cruise line. But it also brings new consumer fears ... LA Times

Spirit Airlines adds Minneapolis/St. Paul
Spirit Airlines will make Minneapolis-St. Paul its newest destination... USA Today

Frustrated passengers pay for help in getting mileage seats
With more than 17 trillion airline loyalty points outstanding, nabbing an award seat can be tricky... Seattle Times

The Trolleys of Tampa
The charms of Tampa, Florida, may elude travelers until they take the little yellow trolley from the Channel District (near the cruise ship terminal) to Ybor City... Conde Nast Traveler

Might Morgans Hotels and Soho House team up?
Might hip boutique hotel operator Morgans Hotel Group team up in some way with Soho House, the uber-hip, private membership club chain?... USA Today

The Big Easy's hit haunt
The Monteleone in New Orleans has hosted plenty of celebrities, even its share of ghosts and writers ... Sydney Morning Herald 

Other and Odd
Experts stress importance of safety for spring breakers
A spring break packed with warm beaches and partying until all hours has become a reward for tens of thousands of college students. But those breaks can be far from carefree...

'Portlandia' planning satirical Portland travel guide
In their IFC cult-comedy show, "Portlandia," Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen have been giving fans an unofficial tour of the ultra hip neighborhoods and cafes in Portland, Ore...

5 Reasons to Travel with Kids
Every parent knows that travel with kids is unpredictable, difficult, and in some ways limiting... Conde Nast Traveler

365 Guide Tip for the Day
5 Ways to Increase your Travel Agency's Visibility - Strong Follow Up
Most travel agents view "follow-up" as the activities that take place once a client returns home... Travel Research Online

Today in History
Yellowstone National Park
The world's first national park came into existence on this date in 1872 when US President Ulysses S. Grant signed into law an act establishing Yellowstone National Park... Travel Research Online

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