Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 29, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: American Airlines Just Announced Their New AAdvantage Program with US Airways Dividend Miles Members Seeking Unity, U.S. Revises Ebola Monitoring Rules Wi-Fi hotspot named for terror group delays AA flight at LAX United to launch route from Newark to Newcastle, England The MD-11 makes its final scheduled […]

New York City and Los Angeles Hotel Week Discounts

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Now in its fourth year, Hotel Week NYC, is expanding to Los Angeles. Hotel Week LA. has 16 hotels signed up to participate in its West Coast debut, scheduled for Nov. 29-Dec. 14, 2014. Hotel Week offers weeklong discounts at fine hotels, many of which typcially charge upwards of $500 per night. For this limited time, […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 22, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Hilton introduces new lifestyle brand Travelers From West Africa Must Now Enter US Through Only 5 Airports Bermuda tourism back in business after Gonzalo Passenger charged in air rage row over reclining seat, could be jailed for 20 years Ex-pilot wore old uniform, badge to cut security […]

Travel Product of the Week: Mujjo Leather Wallet Case for iPhone 6

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Designed by Mujjo, this Leather Wallet Case for iPhone 6 holds two or three of your essential cards (basically your driver’s license plus a debit and credit cards). It’s available in tan or black. The tan is crafted from vegetable-tanned leather and it has become the signature of this Dutch company’s collection and a hallmark of […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 15, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Southwest Airlines celebrates end of Wright Amendment Virgin Atlantic cancels Little Red domestic flight service Marriott to adopt new stricter cancellation policy Detectives in Dubai are going to be wearing Google Glass so they can fight crime using facial recognition technology. Federal Officials Cast Doubt on Ebola […]

5 Ways to Minimize Your Risk of Catching Ebola on the Road

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Traveling can be scary—especially when there is a major health scare on everyone’s minds. The good news is that Ebola is difficult to catch, as The New York Times explains: “Ebola spreads through direct contact with body fluids. If an infected person’s blood or vomit gets in another person’s eyes, nose or mouth, the virus […]

Ebola Travel Resource Page

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The whole world is concerned with Ebola—as it should be! Stay up-to-date on the latest news with this comprehensive resource page. WHO TO FOLLOW ON TWITTER Here’s where you can find some of the best, most up-to-date information on Ebola: Tweets about #Ebola | @AJENews | @BBCAfrica | @BBCBreaking | @cctvnewsafrica | @cnnbrk | @CDCgov | @CDCemergency […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 8, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: How Different Countries Are Screening for Ebola Can you catch Ebola on a plane? Marriott fined $600,000 by FCC for blocking guests’ Wi-Fi 2-yr-old $2.1B Atlantic City Revel hotel sells for $110 million. Earth lost 50% of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF SWISS […]