2010 International Pow Wow Kicks off in Orlando

Mickey and Minnie welcome International Pow Wow participants to the Magic Kingdom The International Pow Wow is a trade show for travel professionals from around the world. Generally deals are made between buyers and suppliers, and everyone gets a chance to see what’s coming over the next year with a special emphasis on the host city. Disney rolled out the Royalty for the event. Cinderella and her coach made an appearance. This...

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Free things to do in Paris

The view from the highest point in the city is free (and a great place to kiss apparently). So far in 2010, Paris has been experiencing a return to prominence as the top European destination for travelers. I found the city so beautiful with art, food, and wonderful people on nearly every corner. Plus it’s so easy to get around on the excellent Metro system. To really enjoy Paris you don’t have to spend a lot of money...

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Spring in New Orleans means Good Music and Spicy Food

Watching Treme, the new post-Katrina series set in New Oreleans, on HBO? Find yourself yelling “Who Dat!” whenever you see a New Orleans Saints jersey? Do reruns of the Live with Emeril cooking show take up half the space on you DVR? If so, you’re probably building up an appetite for an escapade of jazz and food delights as only New Orleans can deliver. Here are a couple of Spring 2010 events worth going out of your...

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Cancun – Where to hit the beaches?

Naturally, the beaches are the biggest draw in Cancun with their soft, white sand and brilliant turquoise-blue water. Cancun’s Hotel Zone is really just one long beach separated from the mainland by a system of lagoons. The dazzling white sand of Cancun’s beaches is light in weight and cool underfoot even in the blazing sun. That’s because it is composed not of silica but rather of microscopic plankton fossils called disco-aster (a...

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Las Vegas Airport Expansion Proceeds

Terminal 3 at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will add 14 gates to the popular facility. Five of which will be able to accommodate the new super sized airplanes used in international flights. The decision to go ahead and complete the project, even in the soft economy, has just been made. “The conversation went something like this,” Walker said. “You have one of two risks. One risk is you could build the facility and we...

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Free Performances at Lincoln Center

New Yorkers in the know take advantage of many great free cultural offerings around town when they want a low cost night of fun. Budget conscious travelers may want to check out what these great cultural institutions have to offer as well. Every Thursday of the year you can find free performances at the Lincoln Center. Target® Free Thursdays at the Lincoln Center’s new David Rubenstein Atrium will feature national and...

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