Leslie Bisnett

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How To Say “This Is Crap” In Different Cultures

I had been holed up for six hours in a dark conference room with 12 managers. It was a group-coaching day and each executive had 30 minutes to describe in detail a cross-cultural challenge she was experiencing at work and to get feedback and suggestions from the others at the table.<p>It was Willem’s …

Wave Season 2014 is Here

Cruisers rejoice: "Wave Season" is back! It’s the time of year when cruise lines offer special discounts and incentives for you to book a cruise—not …

Cruise Ships

6 Tips for Wrinkle-Free Packing

Some helpful tips for keeping clothes from getting wrinkled or ruined:<p><b>Lighten your load.</b> Jamming your suitcases as full as a subway at rush hour will …

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River Cruising: What’s New in 2014

The art of river cruising has evolved in surprising ways over the past few years and 2014 promises to bring even more pivotal changes. Cruise …

Where to Drink in Boston Now

Boston and booze have shared a long and loving history, from the days of ale-guzzling Puritans to the debut of the country’s first whiskey distillery …

15 Best Beaches for 2014

Every traveler has a different fantasy about their ultimate beach vacation. Adventure-seekers want beaches that are both beautiful and close to …

Delta to Update Domestic Fleet

Over the next three years, updates will be rolling out across Delta’s narrow-body domestic fleet as part of the carrier’s efforts to improve …

5 Craft Distilleries in Mountain Towns

Plenty of mountain towns have craft breweries, but did you know that many now boast craft distilleries, too? Often family-owned, these boutique …

Cruise Lines Set the Table for Afternoon Tea

There’s something almost aristocratic about afternoon tea. It’s a long-standing tradition in Britain (where the practice was born in the mid-1800s) …

Delta Upgrades Menu Options on Transcontinental Flights

Looking for an onboard meal that ups the ante on plain old airplane food? Delta Air Lines customers on transcontinental routes now have that option, …

World’s Most Luxurious Private Island Retreats

Private islands have long been a stamp of the filthy rich—just ask Richard Branson or Shakira about their own island oases. Now, well-heeled …

10 Gorgeous Places for a Destination Wedding

Roughly one-third of the couples that get engaged every year do so during the holiday season, and now that it’s a new year, they’re actively planning …

Carnival Cruises Introduces "Shore Excursion Best Price Guarantee"

Carnival Cruses is on a roll with its unique offers these days, likely part of the company’s image-rehabilition efforts following a series of snafus …

Why You Should Book a Cruise on a Cruise

There’s tons of advice out there about how to get the best deal on a cruise vacation. Should you book with a travel agent? Do you get a cheaper fare …

10 Must-Pack Items for Every Cruise

Whether you start packing for a cruise three weeks before the embarkation date, or you're the type who throws together a bag a few hours before …

Cruise Ships

Virus Outbreak Cuts Royal Caribbean Cruise Short

A 10-day Royal Caribbean cruise will end two days early due to an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness, the cruise line said in a statement Sunday …

How to Choose the Right Cruise: Couples Edition

For couples, choosing the right cruise is crucial, because there’s nothing worse than a vacation that ends in petty arguments. Your cruise selection …

10 Castle Restaurants Where You Can Eat Like Royalty

If you have ever dreamed about what a dinner “fit for a king” might actually be like, a good start would be to suss out the perfect setting. Castles …

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JetBlue Announces Service Upgrades

The past week has seen a number of improvements for JetBlue as the carrier continues to grow and improve its services. Perhaps the most significant …

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Roundup: New Cruise Ships Launching in 2014

In recent years, an astonishing number of cruise ships and riverboats have made their debut. But the frenzy to build the largest, most innovative, or …

5 Reasons to Visit Lake Placid This Winter

Tucked into the Adirondacks of upstate New York, the small mountain resort town of Lake Placid—a two-time host to the Winter Olympic Games, with its …

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Top 15 Beach Destinations for Winter Escapes

When most of the US is stuck in winter’s icy grip, it’s a relief to know there’s somewhere warm and breezy to escape to. Our guide to the top …

Carnival Launches New Concert Series

​<p>Award-winning musicians of all genres are realizing one thing: Working with cruise lines is a fantastic way to plan a special event for their …

20 Best Cruise-Ship Dining Experiences

These days, cruise ships come packed with more restaurants than most beach resorts—as many as 25 on the newest megaships. And while dining-room and …

15 Budget-Friendly Spring Getaways for 2014

By the time spring finally arrives—after a winter that has broken records for cold temperatures and snowfall around the country—you’ll definitely …

5 Reasons to Visit Stowe, Vermont, Now

Let it Stowe, let it Stowe, let it Stowe. This Vermont town has long been a favorite ski destination in the Northeast, but its appeal lies beyond …

America’s Best Whiskey Bars

We all want to visit a bar where everyone knows our name—but what if we went to one where everyone knew our favorite spirit? Whiskey bars, which …

How to Know If Your Cruise Itinerary Is Safe

Some incredibly sad news came out of Venezuela recently: While on a cruise, a German man visited the port of Margarita Island and was shot dead in a …