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We are all so privileged to be able to travel

We are all so privileged to be able to travel

Dianne Newcomer(Photo: courtesy) “You’re just so lucky!” exclaimed a friend when I told her Rob and I had just returned from a two week cruise to Italy, Croatia, Greece, and Malta — and she was right!  I  am really, really lucky, and, on this particular trip, I realized I am also really, really very privileged! […]

Hotels, travel companies roll out Black Friday, Cyber Monday deals

Hotels, travel companies roll out Black Friday, Cyber Monday deals

The Langham New York, Fifth Avenue is offering a Cyber Monday credit of $150.(Photo: Langham hotels) Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are continuing to roll out in the travel industry today and through the end of Monday. A number of hotels throughout the country are throwing out sales that can mean discounts of more than […]

Travel deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Travel deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Sure, Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks. But the extended holiday weekend also is a time for some serious retail therapy, especially on discounted travel. Starting with Black Friday and continuing through the weekend into Cyber Monday, the long weekend has become one of the most popular stretches for folks in the USA to […]

Why group travel is the best

Why group travel is the best

A big advantage of group travel is that you can meet new people and make new friends. Lately, I’ve noticed a few articles strongly advocating for solo travel. Sure, travelling alone affords a more autonomous experience and freedom but there are also several other advantages that come with group travel. Here are few of them: […]

Meteorologists share their strategies for avoiding winter travel hazards

Meteorologists share their strategies for avoiding winter travel hazards

“Never check luggage.” That’s the winter travel advice of CNBC correspondent Contessa Brewer, who, coincidentally, was emailing me from a plane en route to cover a weather disaster. “Bring carry-on luggage,” she told me. “It makes it much easier to rebook flights. And don’t take no for an answer.” With winter just around the corner, […]

UN environment chief resigns in wake of travel expenses controversy

UN environment chief resigns in wake of travel expenses controversy

Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Program, listens to the audience at a symposium on World Environment Day in New Delhi, India, June 5, 2018. (Reuters) (Saumya Khandelwal / Reuters) The United Nations’ environment chief resigned Tuesday after receiving the results of an audit that had reportedly found that he spent almost $500,000 on […]

Wet Wednesday could mean tougher Thanksgiving travel

Wet Wednesday could mean tougher Thanksgiving travel

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Many folks will be hitting the roads and the skies Wednesday as the Holiday Weekend gets underway. Travel across the Bay Area will be tougher as rain returns to the region beginning Wednesday morning. Rain may be heavy at times throughout the day which will lead to slick roadways and reduced […]

Best Gas Prices For Thanksgiving Travel

Best Gas Prices For Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest holidays for road trips, expect this year to be no different. Gas prices have been dropping as the holiday approaches however it sure would be nice to be able to get a solid estimate of the gas cost to Grandmas house cross country. If you just need to go […]

North Coast Youth Travel Association focuses on communities

North Coast Youth Travel Association focuses on communities

The North Coast Youth Travel Association is getting ready for its first year of organizing youth travel basketball for local communities. “This year, some of the leagues will be consolidated into the the North Coast Youth Travel Association,” said Jeff Emerine, president of the Travel Association. “The league is youth basketball for grades third through […]

Snow to create swath of slippery travel across central US into Sunday

Snow to create swath of slippery travel across central US into Sunday

Snow to create swath of slippery travel across central US into Sunday  AccuWeather.com Full coverage Source link