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Archive for August, 2012

Icarus Award: Wrong Place, Wrong Era & Just Plain Wrong
Icarus Award / Travel News

Icarus Award: Wrong Place, Wrong Era & Just Plain Wrong

Would you ever love an airline enough to name your child after its flight code? This week, baby EK was named after Emirates Airlines and we think the airline and… Read More…

Hidden Gems: Australia–Wild Tasmania
Australia & New Zealand / Eco Travel / Hidden Gems / Hidden Gems: Australia / Hiking & Biking / Videos

Hidden Gems: Australia–Wild Tasmania

Looking to find a Hidden Gem of Australia? Sometimes you need to bypass the major cities of Sydney and Melbourne and travel to where Australians actually visit–down south to Tasmania…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Airline Baggage Delivery Services
Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Airline Baggage Delivery Services

American Airlines has announced it’s offering a baggage delivery service so you can avoid waiting at the luggage carousel. So is this a deal…or no deal? American’s new service is… Read More…

Travel Deals: Rethink Fall Travel & Save
Budget Travel / Romantic Travel / Travel Deals / Travel News / USA

Travel Deals: Rethink Fall Travel & Save

Summer is winding down and it’s time to rethink fall travel. Fall is not just that season where you see foliage and count the days until a winter vacation. Instead,… Read More…

Travel Contest: Winner Olympic Bucket List Challenge
Travel Contest

Travel Contest: Winner Olympic Bucket List Challenge

It’s time to make your bucket list dreams a reality. Inspired by the London 2012 Games, we asked you for your athletic travel dreams and now we have three last… Read More…

Radio Guest List–Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino–September 1, 2012
Radio Show

Radio Guest List–Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino–September 1, 2012

Don’t tune out completely this Labor Day Weekend. Instead, tune into Peter Greenberg Worldwide for all the travel news you can use. This weekend, Peter will be on air reporting… Read More…

Volunteering in South Africa & How to Make a Family Voluntourism Vacation
Africa / Cultural Immersion / Destinations / Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tools / Voluntourism

Volunteering in South Africa & How to Make a Family Voluntourism Vacation

Inspired by her 42-day, around-the-world trip with four children under the age of 10, you chose Marie LeRose as our contributor contest winner for 2012. This summer Marie and her… Read More…

Travel Tip: Tiered Frequent Flyer Programs
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: Tiered Frequent Flyer Programs

As if frequent flyer programs weren’t complicated enough, now there are new tiered programs from the so-called budget carriers. JetBlue Airways is rolling out a new program this fall. The… Read More…

Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Travel: Turks and Caicos
Caribbean / Romantic Travel / Videos / Weddings & Honeymoons

Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Travel: Turks and Caicos

Every year, thousands of newly engaged couples consider a destination wedding. Not surprisingly, the Caribbean is always a popular pick, especially when you factor in flight times from much of… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Florida Ridge Rangers’ National Public Lands Day
Eco Travel / National Parks / South / Travel News / USA / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Florida Ridge Rangers’ National Public Lands Day

Two weeks ago we highlighted National Public Lands Day, which is running events across the country on September 29. In this week’s  Voluntourism Spotlight, we’re showcasing five of those events… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotel Customer Satisfaction
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Hotel Customer Satisfaction

A recent study showed that hotels aren’t doing so well when it comes to customer satisfaction. Well, no kidding. I’ve been saying that for years. The most recent JD Powers… Read More…