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Alaska Airlines launches fare sale

Alaska Airlines launches fare sale

September 23, 2010 · , , , , , ,

Alaska Airlines on Thursday launched a fare sale for flights purchased through Oct. 23. The airline, which is operated by Alaska Air Group, said the sale features fares as low as $89 one-way between Anchorage and Fairbanks and $199 between Anchorage and Seattle. The fares are available on select routes between Alaska and the Lower [...]

Flier frustration mounts over sky-high airline fees

Flier frustration mounts over sky-high airline fees

September 23, 2010 · , , , ,

Rachel Raskin of Las Vegas and her husband checked four bags on a Delta flight from Las Vegas to New York on their way to South Africa in June and were shocked to be charged an extra $120 on top of their airfare. “I usually fly Southwest, so it didn’t even occur to me that [...]

America’s best cities for singles

America’s best cities for singles

What makes a good singles scene? Sometimes it’s charming locals, great weather—or a little of both. Social media strategist Jani Bowe moved to Chicago from Minneapolis in 2007 and was glad she did. “Before moving to Chicago I wondered where on earth all the 20- to 30-year-olds went, as the dating scene in Minneapolis was [...]

Norwegian Epic full of Vegas-style entertainment

Norwegian Epic full of Vegas-style entertainment

It’s not the largest cruise ship in the world, but the newly launched Norwegian Epic, making its maiden port call to Miami this week, has plenty of firsts and superlatives to brag about. It’s the first ship to offer studios for single passengers. It has the largest spa on any cruise ship. And its entertainment [...]

Las Vegas picked for 2011 global travel summit

Las Vegas picked for 2011 global travel summit

April 13, 2010 · , , ,

Las Vegas has been picked as next year’s site for an international tourism summit expected to attract government and industry leaders from around the world. The London-based World Travel & Tourism Council announced Tuesday that the American destination will host the 2011 Global Travel & Tourism Summit. The announcement comes the same day the primary [...]

10 great places to strike a swimsuit pose

10 great places to strike a swimsuit pose

We can’t all look like a swimsuit model, but that doesn’t mean we can’t travel like one. Diane Smith, editor of Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue (on newsstands now), shares great locations from current and past issues to strut your stuff. Whistler, Canada This wintry wonderland is better known for snow than sand, but it proved [...]

Valley of Fire spectacular side trip from Las Vegas

Valley of Fire spectacular side trip from Las Vegas

February 17, 2010 · , ,

You’ve done your time in Las Vegas. You’ve given generously to the casinos, gorged on their food and overdosed on their glitz. You need an escape from the Strip. The Grand Canyon is too far. The Hoover Dam is too crowded. You crave space and air that isn’t tainted by cigarette smoke. And you can [...]

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