Tina Ortiz

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20 Best Day Trips in the U.S.

Whether you're a local or a visitor, one of the best things to do in a city is escape for a while. And sometimes all you need is a day to recharge, which is why we've selected 20 outstanding trips that only take an hour or two from the country's major cities. Beautiful islands, stunning state …

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Spending On Leisure Travel Is Best Use Of Points Earned During Business Travel

Creating and sustaining meaningful relationships with travelers is no easy task. Loyalty points historically were started with this original purpose: …

Dubai: Pearl of the Desert

How does a nation go from living in the desert lands of the Arabian Peninsula, making a living as pearl merchants, to one of the most futuristic, opulent destinations on earth, in only 46 years? The answer is vision.<p>I consider myself a seasoned world traveler. I have visited some of the most exotic …

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37 Places You Need To Visit In Italy

While the food in Italy is reason enough to visit, the country is filled with famous works of art, exceptionally beautiful cities, and gorgeous lakes and mountains.<p>We compiled a list of 37 sites in Italy you should see at least once in your lifetime.<p>We included important classics like Rome's …

The Remote Pacific Island That's Also an American Territory

When Alaska and Hawaii gained statehood in 1959, the era of the incorporated territory ended -- except in one place. A tiny Pacific island called Palmyra Atoll has, for the past 55 years, been America's last incorporated territory.<p>By Ken Jennings, Condᅢᄅ Nast Traveler<p>In 1787, before the …

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Five Amazing Places to Spend Christmas in South East Asia

South East Asia is the perfect place to spend a relaxed holiday away from everything that causes the blood to boil. If you need some inspiration as to where to stay, here are five of our favorite properties for a chill break in South East Asia.<p>If the idea of snow, ice, family arguments and the …

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2014 Airport Affordability Report -- Ranking 101 U.S. Airports on Average Airfares to Popular Destinations

Cheapflights.com has tapped into its extensive database of airfare searches to compile its 2014 Airport Affordability Index. This report is an annual look at who's up and who's down in the world of airline travel. The ranking is based on the average airfares our site users found in the month of …

Eastern Europe: Better Views, Cheaper Prices, and Fewer Crowds

Paris, Rome, and London are all classic first-time Eurotrip destinations. But for savvy or returning travelers, Eastern European cities -- think: Prague, Budapest, and Tallinn, among offers -- offer just as much beauty and history, but at cheaper prices and in fewer crowds.<p><i>By Tommy Burson</i><p>Paris, …

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Top 10 Things to Do in Utah Parks

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Best of Montana Year-Round: Landmarks

Travel<p>Check out the top four iconic historic sites to see in Big Sky Country.<p><b>Big Hole National Battlefield, Wisdom</b><p>Southwestern Montana’s Big Hole National Battlefield is part of the Nez Perce National Historical Park, a collection of 38 sites spread across Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. …

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Glacier National Park Photos

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Travel 101: Getting Souvenirs Through Customs

We always recommend checking with the U.S. Customs & Border Control directly for the most up-to-date regulations, but these tips will help make your pass through customs a breeze:<p>It's never difficult to find souvenirs while you're abroad. The tricky part? Understanding the rules and regulations for …

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Our favourite images of the week

From the coffee culture in Bosnia-Hercegovina to the train that takes on Alaska’s Mt McKinley, these are some of the most awe-inspiring travel photos from around the world.

10 National Parks to See Before You Die

Our national parks are overwhelming in every way -- in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. And the question remains: Which one will you see next?<p>Originally Published on on CNTraveler.com<p>Our national parks are overwhelming in every way -- in number, in size, in their capacity to …

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Discover a Colorado Ghost Town with a Beating Heart

<i>By Steven Piccione</i><p><i>Uptop, Colorado, was settled in 1877, but remains a ghost town outside La Veta.</i><p>When you hear the term "ghost town," you probably imagine a diminishing population, failing industries, and bleak economic fortunes. That's why the story of Uptop, Colorado -- a 40-acre settlement, …

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Reader Recs: Best Summer Music Festivals

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Music festival season is in full swing, and with it comes the difficult decision of where to spend your hard-earned cash and vacation days. To help you wade through the ever growing list of options, we asked our Facebook fans to give us the lowdown on their favorite …

Edition Hotels' Early Steps to Build Influence on Instagram

Marriott’s partnership with boutique hotel pioneer Ian Schrager is called Edition Hotels has led to properties in London and Istanbul, and it is …