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TRO Travelgram: Aug 9


Thursday, August 9
10 ways to savor the South of France
From the Italianate pastel charms of Menton and Nice to the sexy, sybaritic lure of Cannes and St-Tropez, the sun-splashed South of France has it all. Here are 10 ways to savor it, no matter when you go... CNN

Top 5 snubbed Olympic cities
Hosting the Olympic Games is a prestigious honor that cities around the world compete for with as much stamina and finesse as any world-class athlete. But just as with the sporting events they hope to celebrate, there can only be one winner...

36 Hours in Midcoast Maine
Along this rocky stretch of coast north of Portland, the sea may still be the star. But other attractions are gaining on it... New York Times

Tours and Activities
20 amazing American beaches
Give real life the slip and wile away the hours on a dreamy coastline of sugar-white sand, a lakeside beach with endless rock formations, or a top-secret cove... USA Today

Checking in on America's 'monumentally ignored' monuments
Never mind the old saw, "If these walls could talk…" A new travel show queries notable objects, such as the New York subway grate that blew Marilyn Monroe's dress in The Seven Year Itch, about their role in pop culture and history... USA Today

In a Swedish Park, Art Co-Stars With Nature
Wanas, a rural estate and arts foundation, celebrates 25 years of installations by artists including Yoko Ono, Marina Abramovic and Roxy Paine... New York Times

Tropical Storm Ernesto Expected to Regain Hurricane Strength; Itineraries Impacted
Tropical Storm Ernesto, the fifth named storm of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season, is out over open water again in the Gulf of Mexico, gaining strength after weakening while crossing the Yucatan Peninsula overnight. The storm has sparked numerous itinerary changes, including the re-routing of two more Carnival ships on Wednesday...

Carnival Doubles Solo Deposits
Heads up, solo cruisers. Starting August 30, if you want to cruise on Carnival, you're going to have to fork over more dough earlier in the booking process than before. That's because Carnival is doubling the amount required as a booking deposit...

Debbie Reynolds, Mickey Rooney to lead classic movie cruise
Classic film stars Debbie Reynolds and Mickey Rooney will be among the headliners for the second TCM Classic Cruise in January... USA Today

Horizon could face $1M fine for alleged FAA violations
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed a hefty fine against Horizon Air for allegedly flying almost two dozen airplanes that were not in compliance with federal

El Al fare glitch spurs buying frenzy on NYC-Israel flights
Israeli carrier El Al has not yet decided whether it will honor New York-Tel Aviv tickets that it mistakenly sold for just $330 to $400 round trip. Such tickets typically run anywhere from $1,000 to $1,600 for coach-class seats... USA Today

They're hot: Bed and breakfasts with the coolest pools
In the dog days of summer, here are some ideas for travelers who like to stay at intimate B&Bs, which often don't boast swimming areas... USA Today

Chef Gordon Ramsay's Hotel Hell series to debut Monday
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay suggests that we - the consumer - are partly to blame for poor hotel service. Why? We're too polite...USA Today

Hotel Review: Scandic Grand Central in Stockholm
The stylish flagship of a Swedish brand, this hotel combines looks, location, music and more... New York Times

Other and Odd
Ka-ching! Fund your next trip with pocket change
Looking to finance your travel plans but stuck with a dwindling bank account and ballooning credit card bills? Turns out the solution may be sitting in that bowl or drawer where you toss your spare change...

10 tips for multigenerational travel
Here are 10 tips to ensure your own extended family adventure is every bit as successful as you want it to be...

365 Guide Tip for the Day
Building Your Facebook Audience Organically
As a result of our earlier articles this week, you now have a Facebook Page for your travel agency and you are laying down awes
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