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Carnival's Fathom line to stop sailing: A setback for voluntourism?

  The Carnival Corporation announced late Wednesday that their Fathom cruise line brand will cease operations by summer 2017. The line’s sole ship, the Adonia, a former P&O Cruises ship, will be returned to its former owner in the U.K. ...

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Are cheap flights to Europe really worth the savings?

It’s cost versus comfort when taking a cheap, long-haul flight.  (iStock) Much has been made of the new ultra-cheap routes flown by Norwegian Air, a low-cost carrier that, starting next year, hopes to get you from the U.S. to Europe ...

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The absolute best Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals this year

Ganesvoort Hotel Group, Marriott, Hyatt hotels and more are rolling out big booking deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  ((Ganesvoort Hotel Group)) Want to take a trip soon but not sure you have the green to go? Some of ...

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These are the worst airports to travel through during the holidays

  Passengers trying to fly in and out of JFK, La Guardia and Newark airports for the holidays better buckle up for disappointments. A new study shows that flights involving the three New York City-area airports are more than twice ...

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Elderly man dies on JetBlue flight from Florida to Boston

 (AP) BOSTON –  Authorities say the death of an elderly man on a JetBlue flight from Florida to Boston is not considered suspicious. Massachusetts State Police spokesman David Procopio says the man, whose name was not immediately released, died of ...

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TSA abandons PreCheck expansion search over cybersecurity concerns

  Plans for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to expand the enrollment options for its PreCheck program have been abandoned recently due to concerns over cybersecurity. According to Politico.com, TSA officials have been working over the last year to partner with ...

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Disney prepares to add Donald Trump to 'Hall of Presidents' attraction

 (Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts) Celebrities may not be ready to accept Donald Trump as the next president of the United States– but Disney World is gearing up for America’s new leader. On a quarterly earnings call Thursday, Disney ...

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Disney World using drones for new holiday show at Disney Springs

 (Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts) Disney World is going high-tech for the holidays. Just days after receiving permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly drones at its parks, the Orlando Resort has announced a new show will be ...

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Delta Air Lines will introduce premium economy class seating in 2017

 (Delta Air Lines) On Thursday, Delta Air Lines announced the rollout of its new premium economy class seating for long-haul flights. The class has been dubbed “Delta Premium” and it’s slated to debut late 2017. Delta Premium will be added ...

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US airlines expect Thanksgiving travel to rise 2.5 percent

Travelers in Miami International Airport  (AP) The nation’s leading airlines are confident they can handle higher Thanksgiving travel this year partly because more people have signed up for quick-screening programs that are designed to keep airport security lines moving. An ...

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