Travel News: Week of December 30, 2013

MGM

Top Travel News MGM gets approvals in Maryland and Massachusetts In Iceland, where myth is more than just stories, concern for elves holds up road project How airlines are doing everything imaginable to cram more seats onto planes Hong Kong Airline Cathay Pacific Places $1 Billion Order with Boeing Florida Hotel Rates More Than Double […]

Winner of Two Tickets on IcelandAir

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Thank you to everyone who entered the IcelandAir contest over the past two weeks. We’ve randomly selected a winner via www.random.org and a HUGE congratulations goes out to… Bill M. from Georgia! We have a lot more contests just like this in the works. Next week we’ll be giving away round-trip tickets to somewhere in […]

Win Two Tickets to Iceland!

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Last week, we gave away two round-trip tickets on Qatar Airways — congratulations to Ryan G. of Albuquerque, NM who won! We want to make more dream trips come true, so we will be giving away a lot more trips throughout the year. To kick it off, we are excited to announce a chance to […]

‘Game of Thrones’ in the Real World: See Where the HBO Hit Was Filmed

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By Josh Roberts: When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. When you watch the Game of Thrones on HBO, you just plain win. The hit series, based on George R.R. Martin’s massively popular A Song of Ice and Fire novels, is that good. To celebrate its second-season premiere, we’re taking […]

Iceland

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Greetings! If you have been following me on Facebook and Twitter, then you know I’ve been all over the map. I’m finally home (for a bit), where I’m catching up on my bills and stories. I will start with my trip to Iceland last month. Most of my friends were surprised to learn how close […]

Iceland Guide

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Greetings from – you may not believe this – Iceland! I was fortunate to be invited on Icelandair’s inaugural flight from the West Coast (San Francisco) to Reykjavik, and tour Iceland for a week. I admit it: At first I wasn’t sure if I wanted to go. I checked out the 10 day forecast, and the places on […]