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TRO Travelgram: Aug 22



Wednesday, August 22
Views of Johannesburg
Hopeful tours, colorful dining and a lively art scene converge in the South African city... New York Times

48 Hours In: St Petersburg 
As summer's endless light begins to fade in Peter the Great's creation, the Russian city's arts scene goes into full swing with a new season of ballet and opera... The Independent

Sheer indulgence in Mallorca 
Island now boasts property from people who brought you Dubai's Burj Al Arab... The Independent

Tours and Activities
Baroque around the clock in Varazdin 
The northern Croatian town opens its annual music and theatre festival this week... The Independent

The world's wackiest restaurants
Ever wonder how the last meal on the Titanic tasted? Want nothing more than to chow down on a plate of hot wings while waiting for a load of whites to dry? Do you dare to dine suspended 150 feet up in the air?...

America's favorite pit stops: Familiarity trumps the unknown
When it comes to making road-trip pit stops, Americans are creatures of habit. At least if an analysis by skobbler is any indication... USA Today

The Next Wave In Cruise Ships
What will be new in cruise ships for 2013? Here's a sneak preview of Norwegian Breakaway and Royal Princess, plus an update on little known Azamara Club Cruises... Misc

Cruiser offended by ship comedians wins payout
An Irish man who sued the owners of P&O Cruises after being offended by comedians on two of the line's ships has won an out-of-court settlement... USA Today

JetBlue, WestJet shrink legroom for coach seats
Call it the incredible shrinking legroom, or call it an airline seating trend. Whatever you want to call it, tall travelers should take note. JetBlue and Canada's WestJet are cutting legroom for some nonpremium seats... CNN

United expands fare hike to cover longer flights 
United Airlines is expanding a recent fare increase from short flights to longer ones too....

Airbuses suffer cockpit power failure, await fixes
As United Flight 731 climbed out of Newark with 107 people aboard, the pilot and first officer were startled to find screens that display crucial navigational information were blank or unreadable and radios were dead... USA Today

Mexico City leads worldwide hotel rate gains so far
Where did hotel rates worldwide grow the most in the first half of 2012?... USA Today

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