Summer vacation is back in fashion according to the latest figures from American Express. Summer vacation plans are up 17% from last year as more than two-thirds (69% vs. 59% in 2012) of consumers plan to get away in the next three months. While it’s not quite a canary singing the end of the recession, […]
While Americans are taking summer vacation quite seriously this year, they are bolstered by the fact that the costs of those airline seats they are booking have stayed relatively flat this year, at least if flight prices over the 4th of July weekend are any indicator. The average cost of a domestic round-trip flight for July 4th […]
Shanghai for business, Shanghai for pleasure. Even if it is enroute to some place else it is well worth the stop. But a stay in Shanghai must definitely be on the Bund. The Bund is the epicenter of Shanghai for anyone who wants to put luxury-laced shopping, dining, walking, or sightseeing on the priority list. […]
By Stacey Zable Family Travel Editor The largest ship to homeport out of Manhattan, Norwegian Cruise Line’s new Norwegian Breakaway is ideal for family clients, especially those driving distance from New York City. Following are key selling points for families…
A new poll shows that people’s perception of safety and comfort on cruise vacations may be shifting downward given the tide of events on the high seas over the past few years. The Carnival Triumph’s well-noted limp back to shore was the most recent kick off to widespread questions of quality standards and shipboard safety. […]
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