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Southampton-based cruise ship Arvia set for Barbados naming

A new cruise ship is set to have its naming ceremony carried out in the Caribbean rather than in its home port. Arvia's will be based in Southampton, but unlike the rest of the P&O fleet based and named in the city, it will be named in Barbados. P&O said:...
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Experience 2023 Mardi Gras New Orleans Style

The holiday season in New Orleans brings a lot of joy, beautiful scenery, a cheerful atmosphere, and several events across the city - and the celebration doesn’t stop there. Starting January 6, 2023, Carnival season kicks off in the Crescent City. Next year, Mardi Gras Day, or as we call it “Fat Tuesday”, falls on February 21. It’s important to note that Mardi Gras is not celebrated for only one day, rather it is a nearly seven-week season of ongoing festivities. During Carnival, locals and visitors will celebrate Mardi Gras traditions with New Orleans’ celebrated cuisine, music, parades and lots of festive events. If you are visiting New Orleans during Mardi Gras season, plan for lots of king cake tasting, bead-tossing, and revelry!
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Under Canvas North Yellowstone - Paradise Valley to Open June 2023

Under Canvas announced its latest brand addition with the opening of its 11th camp, Under Canvas North Yellowstone - Paradise Valley, for its inaugural season on June 15, 2023. Located on 50 acres of spectacular Montana ranchland with expansive valley and mountain views, Under Canvas North Yellowstone - Paradise Valley...
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Best Spots in Owensboro for Your Holiday Photos

Everyone loves a good holiday picture. Whether it’s for Christmas cards, social media or even to hang on your wall, it can be tough to find that perfect setting that just perfectly captures the essence of the season. However, Owensboro-Daviess County has so many cool places to use as...

Review: Hyatt Regency Westlake

We found ourselves unexpectedly at the Hyatt Regency Westlake in Westlake Village, California for a night and quite enjoyed the time together. After our tire blew out enroute to Santa Barbara, we canceled our reservation at the Mar Monte and booked a night at Hyatt Regency Westlake, which was the closely Hyatt hotel to the service center that repaired my car.
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Universal’s Epic Universe is “right on track” to open in 2025

NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell has confirmed that construction on the new Epic Universe theme park in Orlando is on track for a 2025 opening. During the UBS Global TMT Conference on Monday (5 December), Shell said: “We’re right on track, literally right on track. We expect to open it in 2025.”
Business Insider

Weekly travel insurance rates: December 6 | Premiums climb ahead of the holidays

Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. The average cost of travel insurance...

Everglades National Park Turns 75 Today, Here’s How to Make the Most of It

Florida boasts three national parks, all an easy drive from Miami. The largest, Everglades National Park, was dedicated on December 6, 1947 by President Harry Truman, who had his “Little White House” in the nearby Florida Keys. It spans 1.5 million acres of wetland and has been designated a World Heritage Site and an International Biosphere Reserve.

N.J.’s long-lost (but not forgotten) amusement parks still leave a legacy

Roller coasters, ferris wheels and family-friendly rides light up the landscape of the Jersey Shore from Sandy Hook Bay down to Cape May County. Investors first honed in on New Jersey’s shorelines for their entertainment venues more than a century ago, said Jim Futrell, director and historian of the National Amusement Park Historical Association. Families flocked to the parks for entertainment and cool air along the shore.

Is This the Best Place to Live in Minnesota? One Magazine Says So

Money magazine has come out with their list of 'Best Places to Live in America,' and a Minnesota town has come in at number one. Woodbury, Minnesota comes it a respectable #29 in the nation, and Rosemount, MN landed at #32 among the fifty best places. including about 1,300 total...
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Hilton Signs Waldorf Astoria Lake Tahoe

Hilton announced the signing of a brand and management agreement with EKN Development Group to welcome the iconic Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts brand to Nevada’s Crystal Bay and Incline Village community with the all-season Waldorf Astoria Lake Tahoe, expected to debut in 2027. Situated on a 15-acre site,...
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New Laws are a threat to Tourism Recovery in Indonesia

The Indonesian Parliament just put a big question mark on the reality of a rapid relaunch of the travel and tourism industry. It will take another three years for a new law to be enforced in Indonesia, but tourism leaders from both the private and public sector are extremely alarmed about a new criminal code, that was approved by the Indonesian Parliament.