Travel Contests: Week of February 26, 2014

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas

This week’s travel contests include: Win a two-night escape for two at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a trip for two to Miami from the Travel Network Win a trip for two to San Antonio from T + L Win a trip for two to London from PBS Win […]

Travel News: Week of November 20, 2013

Southwest

Top Travel News Southwest (but not AirTran) joins PreCheck Loews Hotels to allow booking of rooms by Twitter Outrage over American TV presenter’s boastful lion kill New passport kiosks at Miami International Airport installed to relieve long lines TSA to roll out PreCheck for military to 100 airports Passengers protest after blind man with guide […]

Inside: The MSC Divina in Miami

MSC Divina

Today—Tuesday November 19, 2013—the warm waters off Miami roll out the red carpet for a much-anticipated opening act. The MSC Divina is finally here. Eighteen days after departing from Venice, the sparkling white, 1,094-foot Italian cruise ship will arrive in Miami’s cleverly named PortMiami to begin servicing the Caribbean on regular, year-round cruises to America’s favorite […]

Why the Miami Area Doesn’t Suck

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I’ve never been a fan of Southern Florida, particularly Miami. The times I’ve visited were filled with cheesey nightclubs full of posers, the overly imbibed and druggy weirdness. And those were business trips. So, when given the opportunity to go again I jumped on it. I was eager to know a different metropolitan Miami, and I […]

Website of the Week: Smart Destinations

Smart Destinations

Everyone wants to save money when they travel—including me! If you plan on traveling to a U.S. city and doing a lot of sightseeing (alone or with the family), then you should seriously consider getting a Smart Destinations Go Card, because it’ll save you up to 55% on top attractions. For example, those traveling to […]

Travel Contests: Week of June 18th, 2012

Win a trip for two to South America

This week’s featured travel contests: Featured: Featured: Win a trip for two to South America Win a Trip to Thailand American Airlines Half-A-Million Mile Sweepstakes Spa Finder’s win a trip to Miami Win a Pair of Business Class Tickets to Any Singapore Airlines Destination Win a trip for 2 to Australia and New Zealand Win […]

Fluff and Fold In Miami

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Since I needed to do a load of laundry before my next trip (I travel with only carry-on), and having a hotel do it usually costs about the same as a room, I asked around for a laundry mat. My PR buddy Kerry Morrissey, whose company Ocean Properties manages the nearby Hotel Urbano, had their […]

British Virgin Islands

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I left off last week from Delray Beach, Florida. From there I drove with my buddy Kerry Morrissey to Hollywood Beach to attend a few Phocuswright parties. Phocuswright is a huge industry conference with the who’s who in travel. Since I was taking an early flight to the Caribbean the next morning I couldn’t attend, […]