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Launching the Travel + Leisure Quick Tips Video Series
// Today, we’re excited to launch the Travel + Leisure Quick Tips video series. Each week, we’ll offer ideas for how to travel better, from where... Read More
Family Travel Twitter Chat on Tuesday, May 20
Traveling with your family? We'll be discussing packing tips, strategies for keeping kids happy en route, and how to save on hotels, airfare, and activities... Read More
Daily Transporter: Dutch Treat
The average Dutch person—who drinks around 72 liters of beer annually—now has 217 breweries to choose from, up from just 123 breweries in 2012. Proost! S... Read More
Cape Air Launches Direct Service from New York to the Adirondacks
Starting June 26, Cape Cod-based airline Cape Air is launching a new seasonal route connecting Westchester County Airport in White Plains, NY, to Adirondack... Read More
Daily Transporter: Monument Valley
In 1849, one of the first U.S. soldiers to see Monument Valley dismissed it as "desolate and repulsive looking," but John Wayne—who starred in seven Weste... Read More
Alaska Airlines Invests in Seattle’s New Bike Share Program
Biking will meet air travel this September in Seattle, when the Pronto! Emerald City Cycle Share program launches with Alaska Airlines-branded wheels. The a... Read More
Daily Transporter: Winslow Homer in Maine
In March a rare camera used by artist Winslow Homer to create studies for paintings was donated to Maine's Bowdoin College by the grandson of the Homer fa... Read More
News Update: World Cup 2014, California's Redwoods, and Airports Impacted by Climate Change
// This week's video news round-up includes the latest on preparations in Brazil for World Cup 2014, details on an attack of California’s giant R... Read More
FAA Investigates Near Collision Between Jetliners Over Hawaii
// The Federal Aviation Authority is investigating claims of a near collision between two passenger planes over Hawaii last month. Apparently, o... Read More
Ecuador Declares Environmental Emergency in Galapagos
A cargo ship that ran aground last week prompted Ecuador's government to declare an environmental emergency yesterday. Nineteen-thousand gallons of fuel ... Read More
Daily Transporter: Frank Lloyd Wright Walking Tour
This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, a National Historic Landmark. To celebrate, the FLW Trust’s annual walkin... Read More
Google's Self-Driving Car Makes The Road Trip of Tomorrow
Somewhere in Google’s hometown in Mountain View, California, there is a car navigating the suburban streets without a driver.  Having mastered unimpeded ... Read More
Best Airport Lounges for Food
Where food takes center stage. Turkish Airlines Airport/Terminal: Istanbul Atatürk, Departures (pictured)How to Get In: Star Alliance first or business ... Read More
Foursquare Launches New App Swarm For Global Networking
Yesterday Foursquare pushed its new app, Swarm, to the iTunes and Google Play stores, revealing to the world what it had been teasing for weeks: a tool to h... Read More
Travel For Teachers Program Offers Discounted Stays for Summer Break
With the school year winding down, kids of all ages are counting the days until summer vacation. But when the last bell rings, no one’s more deserving of a ... Read More
Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage Opens
There’s a noteworthy new spot worth considering for your next weekend getaway. The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, set on a bluff above Palm Springs and Cali... Read More
Marriott's New PlusPoints Will Turn Your Tweets into Loyalty Points
Social media engagement has become increasingly valuable to hotel brands and travel companies—look no further than our own SMITTY Award winners—but today, M... Read More
World Premiere Caps 50th Anniversary Season of New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center
Throughout 2013-14, New York City Ballet has celebrated its 50th anniversary at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in grand style, with 50 ballets, so... Read More
Four New Apps Make Google Glass a Traveler's Best Friend
Pop up notifications about your flight status. Instant visual translations. Directions to your hotel within seconds of your asking. Google Glass has been ta... Read More
Jet-Set Like Brangelina Without Breaking the Bank
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