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Best Places to Travel in 2014 (PHOTOS)

On Nicaragua's Little Corn Island, the fresh lobster is cheap; the hammocks plentiful; and the pace slow. Factor in a new hotel and spa with 16 oceanfront cabanas, and vacationing here is more blissful than ever.<p>It's just one of the places that will appeal to travelers seeking what's new and …

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Delta to add seats with outlets and bigger overhead bins on 225 planes

A move by Delta Air Lines to install seats with power outlets and bigger lavatories and overhead bins will also squeeze more economy seats in some of its narrow-body aircraft.<p>Atlanta-based Delta announced Wednesday that it plans to invest $770 million through 2016 to overhaul the interior on 225 …

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Technology Etiquette -- Are You Ready for In-Flight Cell Phone Use?

As the prospect of in-flight cell phone usage looms, the debate goes on regarding the pros and cons of this decision. Many frequent flyers are holding their breath as the challenge of air travel may soon get even more invasive. As it is, we are allotted a small amount of space to sit, store our …

'Don't Smile At French People,' British Tourism Group Says In New Guidebook

Looks like <i>somebody</i> didn't learn from Paris' etiquette guide debacle... or China's.<p>A British tourism group called VisitBritain has released a potentially helpful -- and potentially offensive -- guidebook intended to help hotels in the country better serve guests from other nations.<p>"Don’t exchange a …

"Family Portrait" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Family Portrait<p>Published <b>Jan 7, 2014</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>16 Contributors</b><p><b>16 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Associate Photo Editor, Traveler Magazine</i><p>View Slideshow<p>Since the launch of our first Your Shot assignment last spring, we’ve published ten stories of your pictures ranging from …

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

10 Cheapest Backpacking Cities In Central And South America

South America and Central America are meccas for backpackers seeking an adventure, without spending a lot of money. But with so much to see, how do you pick a place to start?<p>Price of Travel published their Backpacker Index for 2014 on Tuesday, outlining the cheapest cities for travelers on a …

UK Aviation Body Adds Fee Caps at Heathrow, Removes Them at Stansted

London’s Heathrow Airport said a move by regulators to cut user charges at Europe’s busiest hub will hurt its spending plans, while Ryanair Holdings …

Starter Kit to Ethiopia

Boldly emerging on the tourism scene, Ethiopia (aka the "cradle of humanity") claims wonders like the purported site of the Ark of the Covenant; …

A Smart Traveler's Advice on Social Media

<b>Matt Long's</b> approach to travel is a little unusual. On his blog, LandLopers.com, he writes about the most comfortable way to get there, and not necessarily the cheapest. "I call it <i>luxury</i> adventure travel," he says. "It's amazing experiences coupled with comfortable surroundings." Long is also like …

Top 10 Remote Hotels Worldwide

Ever want to get away from it all? GAYOT.com's list of Top 10 Remote Hotels features fantastic places to stay around the world that are far, far away. Enjoy Greenland's arctic landscapes, Namibia's sand dunes, or Chile's mysterious Easter Island. So rack up the frequent flyer miles and check into …

Report: United Airlines Lost Track of Hundreds of Pilots Because of Computer Problems

United Airlines is suffering a computer system malfunction that stranded pilots and caused canceled flights, evidence the company is still struggling …

Delta Introduces $2 In-Flight Wi-Fi Passes for Smartphones

Delta Air Lines introduced a new in-flight Wi-Fi product Wednesday. The new in-flight Wi-Fi Mobile Pass is available for as low as $1.95 on flights …

Brazil Will Likely Do Something About the Cost of World Cup Air Travel

Soccer fans daunted by rising airfares in Brazil during this year’s World Cup would be smart to steel their nerves just a little longer. Relief may …

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