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

Could major US airline create an “economy minus” cabin?

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 Contests: Week of September 3, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines

This week’s travel contests include: Win 140,000 HawaiianMiles plus two-night stays at The Royal Hawaiian AND Moana Surfrider! ( contest) Win a Catalina Island getaway! Win a relaxing trip to Jamaica Win a vacation for two to Paris Win a trip to Scotland to visit Hendrick’s Gin’s Girvan distillery plus a trip to London Win […]

Travel Contests of the Week: July 30, 2014


This week’s travel contests include: Win a brand new Vespa and the chance to win a daily prize of a $100 Visa Gift Card during Niagara Falls USA’s 90 Days of Summer (on Facebook) Win a trip for two to Jamaica or Turks & Caicos Win a stylish stay in London Win $1000 in Passion Passport’s Wanderlust […]

Travel Contests: Week of June 25, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines

This week’s travel includes: Win 120,000 HawaiianMiles plus a two-night stay at The Modern Honolulu! ( contest) Win two tickets to Rio de Janeiro from TAM Airlines Win a trip for two to Los Angeles from Travel Channel Win a trip for two to Montreal from Tourisme Montreal Win a 6-night Kenya safari from The Explorateur […]

Travel Contests: Week of May 7, 2014

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

This week’s travel contests include: Blogger Contest: Win an Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! ( contest) Win a Santa Fe getaway for two Win a week in Brazil plus soccer tickets Win a trip to a World Cup Semi Final Match in Sao Paulo Win a week at the Pine Butte Guest Ranch in […]

Huge summer savings at Jamaica’s Half Moon resort

Half Moon resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Warm weather anywhere is great. Warm weather in Jamaica? It doesn’t get much better. Actually, it does, as luxurious Half Moon resort in Montego Bay is currently making summer visits to Jamaica more affordable than usual with a wave of huge summer discounts. The offers—headlined by the incredible Ultimate Summer package—include: Summer Suite Sale — 35% off […]

Travel trend watch: swinger’s travel?

Still from "Couples Retreat"

If the 2009 comedy “Couples Retreat” starring Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Malin Ackerman, and Kristin Davis, is any indication, romance-oriented travel has a become popular way for couples to connect or reconnect. Perhaps it’s fitting that Vince Vaughn’s breakout role was in “Swingers” because the latest hot (although hush-hush) travel trend seems to be a […]

Soft Adventure: Jamaica


By Cynthia Cunniff: If you don’t want to be stagnant on your vacation, yet you don’t want to come home feeling like you need a vacation because of the hectic vacation you just took, a soft-adventure tour is a wonderful combination of action and relaxation–and Jamaica is the perfect venue. I had three days to […]