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Major earthquake shakes Mexico City

19-09-2017

MEXICO CITY -- A magnitude 7.1 earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing some buildings, cracking the facades of others and scattering rubble on streets on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake.... Read more

Temptation Cancun Resort reopens

19-09-2017

Following a multimillion-dollar rebuild, Temptation Cancun Resort has reopened with 430 guestrooms and public spaces that epitomize designer Karim Rashid's "sensual minimalism."... Read more

U.S. issues Cuba travel warning

19-09-2017

The U.S. State Department has issued a Cuba travel warning, advising U.S. citizens about the risks of travel to Cuba while the island is recovering from Hurricane Irma. ... Read more

U.S. Virgin Islands' Beverly Nicholson-Doty

19-09-2017

Hurricane Irma damaged several islands on the eastern side of the Caribbean as a category 5 storm, but it unleashed a special fury Sept. 6 on St. Thomas and St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI). The third island, St. Croix, was spared Irma's wrath; as of last week it was serving as a temporary staging area for relief supplies, the US. military and aircraft, including helicopters, which airdropped bottled water, food and diapers... Read more

Where Luxurious Meets Experiential

19-09-2017

How are your travelers defining “luxury” today? Upscale traveler expectations are evolving—and understanding what your clients mean by luxury can be the difference between crafting a wow experience that leads to a lifetime client or a trip that doesn’t quite hit the mark.  “Before, luxury was more about decadence and five-star experiences,” says Jeffery DalPoggetto, CTC, luxury travel advisor at Andavo Travel. “What’s really shifted is the expectations. What they’re trying to find now is... Read more

United's farewell flight for the Boeing 747 sells out in less than 2 hours

19-09-2017

United's farewell flight for the Boeing 747 sells out in less than 2 hours

United Airlines 747-400, the first Boeing 747 entering service in the new United livery, takes off for South Korea from San Francisco International Airport on Feb. 23, 2011.... Read more

Dominica prime minister: 'We will need help of all kinds'

19-09-2017

Hurricane Maria is a Category 5 beast. After the hurricane raked Guadeloupe and pulverized mountainous Dominica overnight, the storm's winds and rain neared tiny Montserrat on Tuesday morning on a track to the Virgin Islands late Tuesday.... Read more

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces Puerto Rico

19-09-2017

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) -- Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation Tuesday as it plunged into a Caribbean region already ravaged by Hurricane Irma. The storm was on a track to wallop Puerto Rico on Wednesday "with a force and violence that we haven't seen for several generations," the territory's governor said. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said on his Facebook page that "initial reports... Read more

Vacation rentals: A great group getaway in every state

19-09-2017

This newly renovated three-story townhouse offers easy access to the American Airlines Arena, Katy Trail, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, and the airport, for easy arrivals and departures. The home includes a luxe kitchen with island, breakfast bar, plenty of dining space and a cozy living room with a fireplace.... Read more

 

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