Airlines Adding More Flights to New York for Super Bowl 48

Giants-Pats Super Bowl

United Airlines has increased service between its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Denver and Seattle for the big game. Newark Liberty is the airport most convenient to MetLife Stadium, where the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks on Feb. 2, 2014. For those traveling to the title game, United has added two flights […]

Travel Video of the Week: Empire State Building’s first-ever Christmas light show

Empire State Building light show

This Christmas season, New York City is really in the holiday spirit! For the first time ever, New Yorkers and holiday visitors have been given the gift of a Christmas light show on the iconic Empire State Building—not once but five different times. Beginning on Friday, December 20 and closing with the grand finale today—Christmas […]

A Saxony Surprise in New York

The St. Thomas Boys Choir cheering up New York

*This is a sponsored post This is how many lucky passers-by seemed to feel back on November 12, the night featured in the video above, when the St. Thomas Boys Choir—the 800-year-old musical legends from Leipzig, in Saxony—put on a surprise “pop up” concert in the middle of Times Square. For ten minutes, the 42 […]

Travel App of the Week: For Less Guides

For Less Guides

The For Less Guides have been around since 1994, but their apps are brand new—and they allow tourists access to hundreds of discounts at attractions and restaurants. There are currently versions for six cities: London, San Francisco, New York, Amsterdam, Edinburgh and Paris. Each city’s app is specifically designed for tourists as an easy-to-use, downloadable […]

My Top Travel Destinations for 2014

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This past week I spoke at the Cruise Planners conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and part of my talk included my picks for the top travel destinations of 2014. The audience of 500-plus travel agents seemed to like it so I thought I should share them with you—plus a little background on each place. Below […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Worst Time to Hail a NYC Taxi

NYC cab

Worst Time to Hail a NYC Taxi Did you know that the most difficult time to get a taxi in New York City is between 4 pm and 5 pm? That’s when the drivers’ shifts change and only 10 percent of cabbies are working. So plan accordingly to avoid frustration…or being late.   _________________________________________________________________________________ Want […]

JetBlue Introducing New Non-stops from New York: Trinidad & Tobago and Savannah, Georgia

JetBlue

JetBlue announced today that the airline will be introducing two new “BlueCity’s”—what they call the destinations they fly out of—in February of 2014, and both will be serviceable by non-stop flights from New York’s JFK. First, service between New York (JFK) and Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) will begin on February 13, 2014. There will […]

Liftopia offering its biggest ever pre-season sale on ski and snowboard lift tickets across the country

Liftopia

Liftopia, the single largest retailer of lift tickets and mountain activities online (and on mobile), is getting things revved up for ski season with their Red Hot End of Summer Sale—their biggest ever. A staggering 67,000+ deals are available at 70 ski resorts, and tickets are as much as 81% off (which works out to […]