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TRO Travelgram: June 6



Wednesday, June 6
Vietnam: A country on the move
In bustling, exciting cities and blissfully quiet beach resorts, Sarah Macdonald finds her idea of holiday heaven... Sydney Morning Herald 

Texas: Where oil and water mix
The vast US state has much more to offer than high-rise cities and heavy drilling... The Independent

10 things to do on Oahu for $10 or less
It's honeymooners' heaven and a surfer's dream. Home to hula skirts and palm trees and some of the world's most breathtaking beaches, Honolulu may well be a United States paradise. But paradise isn't cheap... CNN

Tours and Activities
The 50 Best nights under canvas
From tucked-away retreats and luxury yurts to perfect pitches for getting back to nature, Rhiannon Batten presents the experts' guide to sleeping under the stars... The Independent

Surfing: Places where catching a tube can be a lot of fun
Once you've tried surfing, you could be hooked for life – and the opportunities for learning the art of ruling the waves are wider than ever... The Independent

America's 11 most endangered historic places
This year marks the 25th anniversary for the National Trust for Historic Preservation's list, which has spotlighted 242 locations threatened by neglect, insufficient funding, nearby development or poor public policy... USA Today

One Week on a Mississippi Steamboat Cruise
The American Queen is the biggest steamboat ever built, and when it's floating on the Mississippi, one of the biggest rivers ever built, something just feels right about the world... New York Times

Carnival hikes fee to eat at cruise ship steakhouses
It'll cost you nearly 17% more this summer to dine at the steakhouses on Carnival cruise ships... USA Today

No butts about it: Fewer U.S. airports allow smoking
According to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, indoor smoking is completely banned at 27 of the 35 busiest U.S. airports... USA Today

Delta and Travelport in deal for seat upgrades
Delta Air Lines said Monday that it made a deal with ticket distributor Travelport that will allow travel agents to sell its "Economy Comfort" seats...

South African Airways to scrap London-Cape Town service
South African Airways (SAA) is to scrap its direct flights between Cape Town and London due to a lack of demand... Telegraph (London)

Third of London hotel rooms empty for Olympics as 'normal' tourists stay away
London's hotels are facing a dramatic loss in profits with a third of rooms unsold over the summer after tourists have been put off by the Olympics, a survey has found... Telegraph (London)

The reincarnation of Montreal's Ritz
There are plenty of luxury hotels in Montreal but only one Ritz-Carlton, and last Saturday the doors reopened after four long years of renovation... Globe and Mail

Hotels debut outdoor spaces in time for summer
Summer's almost here and Hotel Check-in recently tried a couple of outdoor spaces offered by hotels. Hotels are capitalizing on their outdoor space, adding seating wherever they can find a pretty spot outside... USA Today

Hotel rates and deals reach highs
Average daily hotel rates continued to climb in April, nearly reaching a pre-recession high of 2008, according to new data...USA Today

Other and Odd
Orlando area claims a U.S. tourism record in 2011
Visit Orlando, the tourism arm of the area that includes Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and many other attractions, announced Tuesday that Orlando welcomed a record-breaking 55.1 million visitors last year... USA Today

Study lists 10 most hard-to-track travel fees
Airline, hotel and car-rental fees are becoming increasingly problematic for companies and business travelers because they're often difficult to track, a new study released today has found... USA Today

365 Guide Tip for the Day
Easy Does It – Responsiveness
Is there ever a time we like to wait for a service? We don't like waiting in line, in the doctor's office or on hold. We don't like waiting for our food when we dine and the server takes too long to visit our table.
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