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Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2016
Africa / Canada / Caribbean / CBS News / Polar Regions / South America / USA

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2016

If you’re looking for the hot new spots for the new year, Peter Greenberg has compiled his hot destinations for 2016: they are accessible; thanks to a strengthening U.S. Dollar,… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Insider Holiday Travel Tips
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Christmas

Peter Greenberg’s Insider Holiday Travel Tips

The holiday season is upon us, and that means many Americans will be traveling to visit their loved ones. This year, AAA predicts more than 100 million people will travel—90… Read More…

Why This Is A Great Time to Buy Airplane Tickets
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

Why This Is A Great Time to Buy Airplane Tickets

It’s been a record breaking year for airlines, with the highest profits seen since the Wright brothers first took to the sky. While U.S. carriers are expected to fly 38.1… Read More…

How Heightened Security Could Affect Holiday Travel 2015
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Travel Safety

How Heightened Security Could Affect Holiday Travel 2015

The Sunday after Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest travel day of the year, and this year about 2.7 million people will return home on that day. This comes on the… Read More…

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Pop Culture Travel / Travel News / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Study Shows Travel Is Now A Top Priority for Americans

What’s most important to you about travel? A recent survey conducted by Wakefield Research and Hampton by Hilton found some interesting facts about the country’s current travel preferences. According to the… Read More…

Wisconsin: Where First Time DUI Offenders Aren’t Criminalized
Car Travel / CBS News

Wisconsin: Where First Time DUI Offenders Aren’t Criminalized

It might surprise—and disturb you—to learn that Wisconsin is the only state in America that doesn’t criminalize first-time drinking and driving offenses. It is also a state where police sobriety… Read More…

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Caribbean / Travel News / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Travel Restrictions Still in Place for Visiting Cuba

With the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Cuba, and the relaxation of some travel rules, you may be tempted to go to Cuba. Well, you can…if you know the… Read More…

Kate McCue: America’s First Female Cruise Ship Captain
CBS News / Cruise Travel

Kate McCue: America’s First Female Cruise Ship Captain

When the 91,000-ton Celebrity Summit set sail yesterday for a typical fall cruise through New England and Canada, what wasn’t typical was who was in command. Kate McCue is the… Read More…

Is Cuba Ready for the Influx of Visitors?
Caribbean / CBS News / Travel News

Is Cuba Ready for the Influx of Visitors?

Cuba has enjoyed brisk national tourism for decades—but business is picking up. Last month, the U.S. Embassy reopened in the capital city of Havana, and the Obama Administration announced plans… Read More…

NTSB Most Wanted List Highlights Ignored Safety Issues
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Travel Safety

NTSB Most Wanted List Highlights Ignored Safety Issues

For more than 40 years, any time there’s an accident with a commercial plane, train, bus, or limousine, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is charged with investigating the disaster… Read More…

Airlines & Hotels Push Against Online Travel Agencies
Airlines & Airports / CBS News

Airlines & Hotels Push Against Online Travel Agencies

There’s a big battle brewing between the OTAs (Online Travel Agencies)—such as TripAdvisor, Expedia, and many others—and the suppliers, the airlines, and the hotels. Why are some airlines pulling their… Read More…