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When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019 23:37

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response is, “Then don’t do this.”  This is logic 101 that ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences is key to planning your ... Read More

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

editor editor- March 18, 2019 20:31

The event theme, “Go for Launch,” was a nod to the Port’s key role with the U.S. space program and Port Canaveral’s new terminal with its futuristic design, which was ... Read More

$108.5 million awarded for Port Canaveral new cruise terminal construction

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 00:39

The Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners unanimously approved at a special meeting on Tuesday awarding Merritt Island-based Ivey’s Construction Inc. a $78.98 million contract for the Port’s Cruise Terminal ... Read More

Carnival to launch first cruise ship with roller coaster on board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 15, 2018 16:21

Carnival Cruise Line announced plans to launch the first cruise ship with all-electric roller coaster. The cruise line said that BOLT will circle the top of a new ship, Mardi ... Read More

New Orleans hotels robbing out-of-town Mardi Gras revelers

editor editor- February 14, 2012 06:11

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Mardi Gras revelers who want to take part in the holiday parades in New Orleans but haven't yet booked a hotel room can still find a ... Read More

Best places to let your hair down during Mardi Gras named

editor editor- March 3, 2011 03:39

SYDNEY, Australia - Time to hit the gym, drag out the spandex and dust off the glitter bag – its Mardi Gras time! Read More

New Orleans prepares for 312th Mardi Gras

editor editor- February 15, 2011 04:29

NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints were just two games away from making NFL history for the second year in a row, but you won't find too many long ... Read More

Four years after Katrina and still counting – ruins…

editor editor- August 28, 2009 09:49

This week marks four years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. Read More

Mardi Gras celebrations helped but US hotel occupancy continues decline, report reveals

editor editor- March 3, 2009 07:09

The US hotel industry posted declines in all three key performance metrics during the week of 15-21 February 2009, according to data from Smith Travel Research (STR). Read More

Mardi Gras is happening now

editor editor- February 20, 2009 09:12

Italy is officially a Roman Catholic nation, where tradition is taken very seriously. Read More

Hotel room bookings ahead of pace for 2009 Mardi Gras season

editor editor- January 28, 2009 05:54

NEW ORLEANS, LA - According to the Greater New Orleans Hotel and Lodging Association, hotel room bookings are ahead of pace for the 2009 Mardi Gras season. Read More

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