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Attacks On Saudi Oil Facilities Foster Suspicions Of Use Of Quds Or Soumar Cruise Missiles

Published: 2019-09-16T22:07:30Z 

While initial reports stated that drones were used in the attack, one possible scenario, unconfirmed at the time of writing, is that Tomahawk-like cruise ...

MSC Cruises will move ship to Tampa in 2020, expanding its US presence

Published: 2019-09-16T21:56:15Z 

MSC Cruises will be sailing out of Tampa starting next year. The cruise company with U.S. headquarters in South Florida will move its MSC Armonia ...

Ten Years of Cruise Law News

Published: 2019-09-16T21:22:30Z 

My blog led to the Cruise Law twitter feed, @CruiseLaw, which we started in February of 2012. Later, we began our popular Facebook page in ...

Lockheed, Aerojet Rocketdyne Working on a Mach 5 Cruise Missile

Published: 2019-09-16T20:48:45Z 

Warren pointed to Aerojet's previous work on the X-51A, a hydrocarbon-fueled and scramjet-powered cruise missile prototype that was the first to ...

The Candidates for The Best Cruise Ship of 2019 Share DNA, But Aim for Different Targets

Published: 2019-09-16T20:48:45Z 

Of all the categories in the annual Surface Travel Awards, the one for Best Cruise Ship or Yacht can be the trickiest. Ocean liners haven't been on the ...

International Cruise Victims Association Exposes Fatal Boat Fire Complicity

Published: 2019-09-16T20:37:30Z 

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--. The International Cruise Victims Association (ICV), a network of families and survivors, is all too familiar with the ...

AmaWaterways President Honored With Seatrade Cruise Outstanding Contribution Award

Published: 2019-09-16T20:26:15Z 

WHY IT RATES: Seatrade Cruise honors Rudi Schreiner at the CLIA Germany Gala Dinner in Hamburg. —Codie Liermann, Associate Editor ...

Holland America Offering Kids Cruise Free on Cruises to Alaska, Europe, and Canada

Published: 2019-09-16T20:15:00Z 

Holland America Line cruises also offer more visits to Glacier Bay National Park, the "must-see" of every visit to Alaska. For families, a Junior Ranger ...

Elderly British couple who claim they were tricked into smuggling cocaine on cruise ship spent ...

Published: 2019-09-16T19:07:11Z 

Police investigators calculated the Clarkes went on cruises costing nearly £18,000 over two years despite a disposable monthly income after they had ...

Carnival Cruise Line Itinerary Changes Due to Hurricane Humberto

Published: 2019-09-16T17:26:19Z 

Carnival cruise ships are now being impacted due to Hurricane Humberto by changing itineraries to keep guests and crew safe.

10 packing essentials for cruises that will save time, space, and money — from foldable luggage to ...

Published: 2019-09-16T17:26:15Z 

Going on a cruise can be a fun and affordable way to see the world, but you'll have a better experience if you know what to bring. Don't forget to buy ...

Lighthouse Sunrise Photography Cruise draws over 30 participants

Published: 2019-09-16T17:15:00Z 

The Boothbay Harbor Sunrise Lighthouse Photography cruise was a success for the more than 30 attendees who boarded the Balmy Days a little ...

Suri Cruise Is All Grown Up as She Takes Her Dog for a Walk in NYC

Published: 2019-09-16T16:52:30Z 

Suri — who is the daughter of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise — sported rabbit printed pajamas with sandals while she happily walked her pet to the ...

Hurricane Humberto Forces Cruise Ship Itinerary Changes

Published: 2019-09-16T16:52:30Z 

(1 p.m. EDT) -- Carnival Cruise Line has rerouted two ships away from Bermuda due to Hurricane Humberto, a Category-1 storm that is slowly making ...

Hurricane Humberto Cruise Line Itinerary Changes

Published: 2019-09-16T16:43:31Z 

Hurricane Humberto may be far away from the eastern seaboard but the storm is still impacting cruises that are headed to Bermuda. Carnival Cruise ...

Uniworld Confirms Four More "Super Ship" River Cruise Rebuilds For 2021

Published: 2019-09-16T16:41:15Z 

(12 noon EDT) -- Luxury river cruise line Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. has announced four more of its European river ship fleet will be ...

Cruise Planners Golden Era Continues with Travel Weekly's Magellan Awards

Published: 2019-09-16T16:41:15Z 

September 16, 2019 // Franchising.com // Coral Springs, Fla. - Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, adds another seven gold ...

Higher Fuel Prices Could Hurt Profits for Airlines, Cruise Lines

Published: 2019-09-16T16:41:15Z 

The aviation and cruise industries took a hit on the stock market Monday as oil and gasoline prices rose due to weekend attacks on Saudi Arabian oil ...

Brit couple arrested on cruise ship with £1m of cocaine blame 'Jamaican man'

Published: 2019-09-16T16:30:00Z 

A British couple arrested on a luxury cruise ship with nearly £1 million worth of cocaine have blamed a mystery Jamaican businessman called Lee.

Cruise ship stocks fall as drawn-out spike in oil prices could act as a drag on earnings

Published: 2019-09-16T16:18:45Z 

Shares of cruise ship operators slumped in midday trading Monday, amid concerns that the spike in crude oil prices could act as a drag on earnings.


Travel News Update

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Action Line: Beware travel website imposter

Published: 2019-09-17T05:15:00Z 

Action Line: Beware travel website imposter. HONOLULU (KHON2) — If you're already booking your holiday travel plans online beware. There's a ...

Mobiliteit travel planner.

Published: 2019-09-17T02:17:36Z 

California adds Iowa to state's travel ban over refusal to fund gender transitions

Published: 2019-09-17T01:18:45Z 

California has added Iowa to a list of states where taxpayer-funded trips are banned, after the state removed gender protections under Medicaid, The ...

Educational Travel 101

Published: 2019-09-16T23:31:05Z 

A baseline understanding of educational travel is important. Learn more about what to expect on a trip and the team that makes your travel dreams a ...

Austria Column: Travel will not change your life

Published: 2019-09-16T23:03:45Z 

Travel itself is not glamorous in any sense — it's tiring and expensive, and there's always a chance of getting seated by some creepy weirdo on the ...

There are so many kinds of travel pillows, but none of them work

Published: 2019-09-16T22:30:00Z 

The Sept. 12 Style article "We're in the golden age of travel pillows. Too bad we hate them." revealed the painful truth about travel pillows: They don't ...

Podcast Show Notes: Have Aloha Will Travel EP14

Published: 2019-09-16T22:07:30Z 

Are you ready for your next biweekly dosage of the Have Aloha Will Travel Podcast? Well, regardless of whether you're ready or not, it's here, and Cat ...

California adds Iowa to ' travel ban' over refusal to fund gender transitions

Published: 2019-09-16T21:33:45Z 

California announced Monday that it has added Iowa to the list of states on its ever-expanding "travel ban" list because of that state's new prohibition ...

Best Travel Alarm Clock

Published: 2019-09-16T20:26:15Z 

Do you travel a lot for business? If you do, sometimes you don't even know what state you're in or what airport or train station you're heading to or from ...

The Best Travel Backpacks for Every Kind of Adventure

Published: 2019-09-16T20:15:00Z 

Whether you're crossing an epic round-the-world expedition off your bucket list or just headed out of town for the weekend, settling on the right travel ...

6 Best Small Cameras To Travel With To Capture Wanderlust-y #Content

Published: 2019-09-16T20:03:45Z 

As someone who has proudly been to 10 countries so far this year — and has taken many pictures — I like to think of myself as somewhat of a travel ...

Out with the old, in with the new: How to get a top travel car seat

Published: 2019-09-16T20:03:17Z 

Through September 30, 2019, you can trade-in an old car seat to Walmart and receive a $30 Walmart gift card.

Book a Vacation to the Bahamas on Tuesday and This Site Will Give 100% of the Profits to the ...

Published: 2019-09-16T19:52:30Z 

"With tourism accounting for half of the Bahamas' gross domestic product, the destination is highly dependent on inbound travel," Michael Lowery, the ...

HEARTLAND FLOOD: Authorities watch for threats to travel routes

Published: 2019-09-16T19:50:39Z 

HONEY CREEK, Iowa -- With a flood alert put into place for part of Mills County Monday, communities all along swollen waterways are keeping a ...

President Trump to travel through SMO

Published: 2019-09-16T19:20:06Z 

President Donald Trump will pass through the Santa Monica airport on Tuesday as part of a multi-city fundraising trip to the West Coast. "The President ...

Travel delays expected due to road closure to through traffic in Rock Island

Published: 2019-09-16T19:18:45Z 

Travel delays can be expected during the construction at or near this location. Officials ask all drivers to follow construction signs for detour directions ...

California Bans State-Sponsored Travel to Iowa over Refusal to Provide Medicaid Coverage for ...

Published: 2019-09-16T19:18:45Z 

California added an eleventh state to its travel blacklist on Friday, banning state-sponsored travel to Iowa over that state's refusal to cover ...

2019 Annual LEAG Meeting Larry Taylor Travel Fund Award Recipients Announced

Published: 2019-09-16T19:07:30Z 

Five recipients of the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG) Larry Taylor Travel Fund Awards have been announced.

Germany Mulls Doubling Air Travel Tax to Tackle Climate Issues

Published: 2019-09-16T18:33:45Z 

Earlier this year, Responsible Travel issued a manifesto on aviation and climate change calling the aviation industry one of the fastest-growing ...

State puts Iowa on travel blacklist for blocking taxpayer-funded sex change surgeries

Published: 2019-09-16T18:33:45Z 

California has banned state-sponsored travel to Iowa after the Hawkeye State took steps to prevent its taxpayer-funded Medicaid program from ...


Flight News Update

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49th QC Honor Flight : Museums and memorials

Published: 2019-09-16T22:41:15Z 

The main goal of the Honor flight is to see as much as possible in one day! The first stop was the Air and Space Museum followed by The Lincoln ...

United adding extra flights for techies

Published: 2019-09-16T22:30:00Z 

United Airlines this week started taking reservations for a heavy schedule of flights into Las Vegas during the first and second weeks of January for the ...

Sichuan Airlines opens direct flight from Chengdu to Helsinki

Published: 2019-09-16T22:30:00Z 

HELSINKI, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- An Airbus 330 with 278 passengers on board landed at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport on Monday, opening a new flight route ...

Branson Says Virgin Galactic Will Examine Feasibility of Transatlantic Flights Through Space

Published: 2019-09-16T22:30:00Z 

Last December's SpaceShipTwo test flight marked a major milestone for the Virgin Group, Spaceship Company and Virgin Orbit, as the companies try ...

I booked a last minute, discounted flight on 'the best US airline' for around $100, and I still can't ...

Published: 2019-09-16T21:45:00Z 

Even though I booked my ticket only three weeks before my flight, the price was excellent, and I was shocked to find that I didn't have to compromise ...

Hollywood Burbank Airport noise rattles residents, who want flights spread over wider area

Published: 2019-09-16T21:33:46Z 

Residents seeking relief from jet noise at the Hollywood Burbank and Van Nuys airports are sharing ideas with officials on how to quiet the airspace.

Raiders owner Mark Davis takes Allegiant Air flight , sits in the commercial section

Published: 2019-09-16T20:15:00Z 

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis is taking his new partnership very seriously. Late Sunday night, Davis was spotted on an Allegiant Air flight sitting ...

49th QC Honor Flight : Before the flight

Published: 2019-09-16T19:52:30Z 

This year marked the 49th Honor Flight from the QC to Washington D.C. Over 100 Veterans from all branches of the military made the Journey.

Air India flight delayed for hours by swarm of bees on cockpit window

Published: 2019-09-16T19:52:30Z 

An Air India flight was reportedly delayed several hours on Sunday after a swarm of bees landed on the cockpit window before take-off. (iStock).

When Should You Book Your Thanksgiving and Christmas Flights ? Right Now!

Published: 2019-09-16T19:41:15Z 

For many people, paying for distressingly expensive airline tickets is just part of life when it comes to traveling for the holidays. And, while you might ...

You're Right. You're Spending More Time Sitting on That Plane.

Published: 2019-09-16T19:41:07Z 

The answer is that as the number of travelers has increased and airlines have added flights to accommodate them, airports have become more ...

Fall UP Honor Flight prepares for takeoff Wednesday

Published: 2019-09-16T18:56:15Z 

ESCANABA — Upper Peninsula Honor Flight, a nonprofit organization that gives veterans in the region a chance to visit memorials in Washington, ...

GoDirect Makes European Flight Planning Easy

Published: 2019-09-16T18:22:30Z 

Good news for business jet pilots and flight dispatchers. If you're departing from, arriving at or overflying one or more of the 43 countries under ...

Flight Test Data Processing Technician, Pax River

Published: 2019-09-16T18:11:51Z 

We are hiring for Flight Test Data Processing Technician, Pax River in NAS Pax River. Lockheed Martin. Your Mission is Ours.

Cabin crew secrets: Pilot reveals what really happens when away with flight attendants

Published: 2019-09-16T18:00:00Z 

Flights see pilots and cabin crew working together to make sure the passengers get safely and comfortably to their destination. On long-haul routes, ...

UTSI receives NASA flight simulator as a donation

Published: 2019-09-16T17:59:20Z 

The University of Tennessee Space Institute recently acquired an Ice Contamination Effects Flight Training Device (ICEFTD) from NASA Glenn and Mr.

IndiGo starts flight operations between India and China

Published: 2019-09-16T17:53:37Z 

Expanding its international footprint, IndiGo on Sunday started flight operations between Delhi and China's Chengdu city, it said in a statement.

TUI's Interesting Florida Triangle Flight

Published: 2019-09-16T17:37:30Z 

While "triangle" flights like this aren't at all uncommon globally, I actually can't think of another international flight with two US destinations that's part of ...

Southwest Airlines' September 2019 4-Day Flight Sale Include $59 Fares, So Hello Fall Vacay

Published: 2019-09-16T16:30:00Z 

I know it's hard to believe, but it's almost time to say goodbye to summer for good and welcome sweater weather with open arms (and maybe a flight or ...

Prediger Wins A Singles Flight at UIS Tournament

Published: 2019-09-16T16:05:28Z 

Senior Marina Prediger of the University of Missouri-St. Louis women's tennis team won the A Flight Singles at the UIS Tournament, played Friday.


Tourism News Update

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Tourism challenges: Self-imposed, external factors, or both?

Published: 2019-09-17T00:56:15Z 

Everything that can be touched as shown in the article image from ATB has a direct link with tourism. For Seychelles, tourism matters because tourism ...

Tourism economy hit after flooding, progress still being made

Published: 2019-09-17T00:11:15Z 

KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - Lots of progress has been made to damaged properties in Kearney after major flooding hit in July, but the tourism economy ...

Tourism boom in Cerro Gordo County

Published: 2019-09-16T23:37:30Z 

there's a boom in tourism in cerro gordo county. according to the iowa tourism office √° the county saw 6√°percent growth in tourism related spending ...

Chamber, Washington Tourism to host business expo

Published: 2019-09-16T22:52:30Z 

This year's event comes through a partnership between the Washington-Beaufort County Chamber of Commerce, the Washington Tourism ...

'I am irrevocably disgusted': Influential New Orleans tourism official slams NFL refs

Published: 2019-09-16T22:41:15Z 

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - The NFL referees are in more trouble with Saints fans after many believe another blown call killed what could have ...

Biz quicks: American Indian tourism conference this week... Industrial center sold... Stores opening

Published: 2019-09-16T22:40:36Z 

The conference is organized by the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association and is the only national conference dedicated to travel and ...

Florence is reaping the benefits of some big tourism dollars

Published: 2019-09-16T22:07:30Z 

Tyler Dolan with the Florence Lauderdale Tourism office says that's good news for tourism, a venture that not only generates revenue but helps put the ...

Hammond council votes to appoint local business owner to tourism board

Published: 2019-09-16T21:56:15Z 

HAMMOND — The City Council has voted to appoint a local businessman as its representative to the South Shore Convention Visitors Authority board ...

Win A Trip To...Somewhere: BVK's Mystery Tourism Campaign

Published: 2019-09-16T20:48:45Z 

Tree leaves apparently transforming into abundant fall colors is one of the few clues behind an unnamed destination's unique tourism campaign.

Chilhowie celebrates new LOVE sign, tourism

Published: 2019-09-16T20:37:30Z 

"What a wonderful day for tourism in Smyth County!" exclaimed Rita McClenny, president and CEO of the Virginia Tourism Corporation during a ...

Branson tourism tax trending down

Published: 2019-09-16T20:15:00Z 

Branson tourism tax trending down. City officials expect collections to still finish near 2018 record of $13.6 million. Mike Cullinan headshot BY: Mike ...

Increased tourism worsens the staffing crisis

Published: 2019-09-16T20:03:45Z 

Coupled with the potential harm on the environment and general quality of life of residents, is there an upper limit on the number of tourists who can ...

Passed-out tourist carried through resort town on mobility scooter in bizarre footage: 'What a disgrace'

Published: 2019-09-16T20:03:45Z 

Bizarre footage has surfaced from a popular tourist location in Spain which shows a man driving a mobility scooter down a crowded street. On the back ...

86 tigers rescued from Thailand's infamous Tiger Temple have died

Published: 2019-09-16T19:52:30Z 

Only 61 of the 147 tigers that were saved from the Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua temple, a former tourist hotspot known as Tiger Temple, are still alive.

Hurricane Dorian prompts 40% drop in Orlando hotel stays

Published: 2019-09-16T19:36:23Z 

Orlando's tourism industry took a hit last month as hotel occupancy rates plunged by more than 40% when Hurricane Dorian threatened — but ...

Saline County tourism grant application open

Published: 2019-09-16T19:30:00Z 

It is now time for Saline County organizations involved in tourism to apply for 2020 funding from monies generated by the Saline County lodging tax.

American Indian Tourism Conference underway

Published: 2019-09-16T18:48:54Z 

TULSA — The 21st annual American Indian Tourism Conference is underway through Thursday at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. The conference ...

'Birth tourism ' rising fast in Canada; up 13 per cent in one year

Published: 2019-09-16T18:45:00Z 

Birth tourism is the practice by which babies are born in Canada to non-residents so they can receive automatic citizenship without having to go ...

Discover Puerto Rico Kicks Off First Annual Conference on Tourism

Published: 2019-09-16T18:11:15Z 

It's an exciting time for Discover Puerto Rico, as this morning kicked off its first Annual Conference on Tourism at El San Juan Hotel in Carolina.

Scott Beck Named President and CEO of Tourism Toronto

Published: 2019-09-16T18:00:00Z 

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Following an extensive international search, Tourism Toronto today announced the appointment of Scott ...


Flight News Update

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Bees delay Kolkata-Agartala flight

Published: 2019-09-16T04:07:30Z 

A Kolkata-Agartala Air India flight was delayed for around two hours on Sunday after a swarm of bees was noticed in front of the aircraft while it was ...

Laura Higueras Claims Drake Invitational Flight D Singles Crown

Published: 2019-09-16T03:11:15Z 

Laura Higueras Claims Drake Invitational Flight D Singles Crown ... a straight-sets victory to claim the Flight D Singles championship at the Drake ...

Planes will soon record how long you use the toilet mid- flight

Published: 2019-09-16T03:00:00Z 

You might soon be constantly recorded by a video camera while waiting to use the bathroom on your flight, with the duration of your time spent on the ...

Inquiry Reveals A Coffee Spill Forced Flight To Inconvenience Over 300 Passengers With Diversion

Published: 2019-09-16T02:37:30Z 

Following a lengthy inquiry, it's been determined that that Condor Airlines flight A330, which was taking 337 persons - including 11 crew members - to ...

Volcopter completes its first city demo flight in Europe

Published: 2019-09-16T02:03:45Z 

The short jaunt follows a string of other recent demo flights as the aviation startup looks to make real inroads with its audacious flying taxi in the latter ...

High Frequency of Kenya Airways Flight Interruptions Causing Embarrassment for Travelers

Published: 2019-09-16T01:56:45Z 

Monrovia – One of Africa's leading and previously reliable airlines has been experiencing a high volume of flight cancellations and delays in recent ...

Flight Aid, a Product to Support the Pressure Release Felt in the Ears Invented by a Dentist Based ...

Published: 2019-09-16T01:52:30Z 

Flight Aid, a Product to Support the Pressure Release Felt in the Ears Invented by a Dentist Based on 40 Years of Clinical Experience Using the 2MC ...

Publicly-funded universities spent about €1.5m on luxury flights

Published: 2019-09-16T01:47:20Z 

Ireland's publicly-funded universities spent about €1.5 million last year flying academics around the world on luxury flights, newly-obtained figures ...

Pricewatch: Cancelled Aer Lingus flight 'ruined wedding'

Published: 2019-09-16T01:06:47Z 

First off, the Aer Lingus flight they were all due to board on August 31st came up as delayed just after the wedding party arrived at their boarding gate.

Dominican Republic flight to Florida diverted to Bahamas

Published: 2019-09-16T00:33:45Z 

Officials say a JetBlue flight traveling from the Dominican Republic to Florida had to make an emergency landing in the Bahamas. News outlets report ...

Hahn Air Birthday Competition: One Lucky Agent Wins a Flight to Anywhere in the World

Published: 2019-09-16T00:00:00Z 

The lucky winner will receive a grand prize of EUR 5,000 in the form of a preloaded HR e-Payment (UATP) card that can be used towards a flight ...

Supporters of Okotoks flight school fight back after noise complaints and plane crash

Published: 2019-09-15T23:15:00Z 

A group of Okotoks residents who live beside a runway are voicing their support for a recently opened flight school.

'Heart Flight ' lands permanent spot at Air Museum

Published: 2019-09-15T22:52:30Z 

FARGO — In December 1986, a North Dakota Air National Guard F-4 Phantom jet was called on for a highly sensitive mission: transporting a little ...

Coalition of groups on last Bahamas relief flight out of Stuart

Published: 2019-09-15T22:52:30Z 

STUART, Fla. (CBS12) — At the Jet Center on Sunday, a coalition of groups including the Stuart Sailfish Club, Puerto Rico Relief Flight and the ...

El-Al made its last flight using a 747

Published: 2019-09-15T21:56:15Z 

Flight LY008, which landed in Tel Aviv on Sunday afternoon, marked the end of El Al's use of the 747 jets. The airline has used these planes since ...

SFO construction: How airport performed and what you need to know now

Published: 2019-09-15T21:45:05Z 

Runway construction at San Francisco International Airport continued to force flight delays and cancellations for hundreds of flights over the weekend, ...

10-year-old boy's dream takes flight , gets sworn in as honorary member of the Air Force

Published: 2019-09-15T21:41:50Z 

He was given a custom flight suit and sworn in at a ceremony surrounded by fellow soldiers. He also got the chance to tour some of the aircrafts on ...

Travolta's 707 Donation Flight Delayed

Published: 2019-09-15T20:48:45Z 

He did, however, promise Travolta will be on the flight when it happens. "It's going to happen; that aircraft is going to arrive in Australia," he said.

Fitz's Grades: Taking flight

Published: 2019-09-15T20:48:45Z 

Kansas State moves to 3-0 with 31-24 road upset of No. 23 Mississippi State. GoPowercat publisher Tim Fitzgerald now offers his postgame grades.

New honor flight takes off from Loveland with 120 veterans

Published: 2019-09-15T20:15:00Z 

"I'm just excited and very honored to participate in this," said England, whose daughter, Shell Hanselman, a nurse, was traveling on the flight as a ...