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Florida Resort Celebrates Award Recognition & 70 Years of Service
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Florida Resort Celebrates Award Recognition & 70 Years of Service

 Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina, a family-friendly oceanfront resort along Florida’s Gulf Coast, has been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards as one of the top resorts in Florida for the fifth year in a row. The prestigious award adds to the resort’s celebrations as it marks 70 years of providing warm hospitality and […]

American Museum of Natural History to Reopen to General Public on 9/9
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American Museum of Natural History to Reopen to General Public on 9/9

The American Museum of Natural History will be reopening its doors to Members on Wednesday, September 2, and to the general public on Wednesday, September 9. Advance ticket reservations are required and are available on amnh.org or through the Museum’s Explorer app. (For a trailer announcing the Museum’s reopening, click here.) Upon reopening, most of the Museum’s permanent halls will […]

Hotel Industry Releases Top 5 Requirements To Travel Safely
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Hotel Industry Releases Top 5 Requirements To Travel Safely

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today released the “Safe Stay Guest Checklist” for guests on how to travel safely while also creating a standardized safety experience nationwide. This checklist is part of AHLA’s Safe Stay guidelines, an industry-wide, enhanced set of health and safety protocols designed to provide a safe and clean environment for all […]

Marriott International to Provide Free Accommodations to Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Marriott International to Provide Free Accommodations to Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have devastating impact, #FirstRespondersFirst announced today a partnership with Marriott International to support frontline healthcare workers with essential protective equipment, accommodations, child care, food, mental health support and other essential resources. As people are being asked to serve the public health by stepping back, frontline healthcare workers are being tasked with […]

Airline Bailouts: How Will They Affect Passengers?
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Airline Bailouts: How Will They Affect Passengers?

Airlines exploit the COVID-19 crisis to reduce air passenger rights. Their actions may leave travelers stripped of up to 80% of current rights.  As passengers are paying to bailout airlines via their tax bill, they should not have their rights undermined in return.   Maintaining strong air passenger rights should be a non-negotiable condition of any bailout. […]

New American Museum of Natural History Exhibition, The Nature of Color, Opens March 9
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New American Museum of Natural History Exhibition, The Nature of Color, Opens March 9

Color is all around us, woven so tightly into our lives that we rarely stop to question what it is and how it works. Where do the colors in diamonds and rainbows come from? How have some animals benefited by evolving to stand out, while others survive by blending in? Why do some colors make […]

Spice Island Beach Resort Recognized for 7th Year with Six Star Diamond Award by American Academy of Hospitality Sciences
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Spice Island Beach Resort Recognized for 7th Year with Six Star Diamond Award by American Academy of Hospitality Sciences

Sir Royston Hopkin KCMG, chairman and managing director of Spice Island Beach Resort (www.SpiceIslandBeachResort.com), received two prestigious honours at his recent 75th birthday celebration – the 2020 Six Star Diamond Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) for the 7th consecutive year and a Six Star Diamond Award from the organization for Oliver’s, a […]

The Worst Airports of 2019
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The Worst Airports of 2019

Now that 2019 has come to a close and we’re full speed ahead into 2020, lots of people are making travel plans for the upcoming year. We all know that traveling can be frustrating, especially when you’re dealing with delays, overbookings, and cancellations. AirHelp – the world’s leading passenger rights company – took a look […]

U.S. Air Passengers Suffer as Airlines Wrongfully Reject More Compensation Claims
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U.S. Air Passengers Suffer as Airlines Wrongfully Reject More Compensation Claims

AirHelp research exposes a flight compensation merry-go-round as the number of compensation claims that are rejected by airlines on wrongful grounds increases. A 2019 investigation by AirHelp, the world’s leading air passenger rights organization, reveals United Airlines rejects 40% of claims that have been identified as eligible, and American Airlines and Delta each reject 27% of […]

"SOUL'D" OUT - The 2020 Soul Train Cruise Has Officially Sold Out (Again)
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“SOUL’D” OUT – The 2020 Soul Train Cruise Has Officially Sold Out (Again)

StarVista LIVE, producer of theme cruise events and unique entertainment experiences, announces the Soul Train Cruise has sold out its 9th sailing.  The Soul Train Cruise will feature dozens of superstar performances, special events and opportunities to interact with icons of R&B music as it sails from Ft. Lauderdale, FL and travels to St. Maarten, St. Croix […]

Puerto Vallarta Recognized with Condé Nast Traveller's 2019 Readers' Choice Award for the Top 20 Cities in the World
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Puerto Vallarta Recognized with Condé Nast Traveller’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Award for the Top 20 Cities in the World

Condé Nast Traveller Magazine announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, with Puerto Vallarta recognized as No. 11 among the TOP 20 CITIES in the WORLD. “We welcome this honor with open arms in Puerto Vallarta as it represents the many people who have visited our great shores.” said Javier Aranda, Director of the Puerto […]

Be Sure to Follow these Travel Phone Hacks & Save Money
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Be Sure to Follow these Travel Phone Hacks & Save Money

Prepping your smartphone for your trip is just as important as knowing what to pack in your suitcase. Andrew Moore-Crispin, Director of Content at Ting Mobile, a top-rated mobile service that aims to save people money on their phone bills and be smart about phone use, shares savvy phone tips below to ensure stress-free travel during […]

Flight Cancelled? Know Your Rights
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Flight Cancelled? Know Your Rights

With recent events such as the Thomas Cook collapse, more travelers are falling victim to flight cancellations and long delays at the airport. According to AirHelp, the world’s leading advocate for air passengers, more than 90% of US travelers are unaware of their rights in these instances. In the occurrence of a delay or cancellation, passengers […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Launches Encore Moments Campaign to Reward Everyday Heroes
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Norwegian Cruise Line Launches Encore Moments Campaign to Reward Everyday Heroes

Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in global cruise travel with a 52-year history of breaking boundaries, today unveiled its Encore Moments campaign to recognize and reward everyday heroes across North America.  Launched in advance of the debut of the brand’s newest innovative ship, Norwegian Encore, the company is encouraging the public to nominate those who deserve an encore […]

New York State Announces Record-Setting Tourism Visitation for 2018
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New York State Announces Record-Setting Tourism Visitation for 2018

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that the Great New York State Fair has broken the total attendance record for the fourth year in a row while setting several single-day attendance records during its 13-day run. Last year’s record-breaking attendance of 1,279,010 was broken yesterday at 11:30 a.m. Governor Cuomo presented Williams Family of Lakeland, […]