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Here”s a short list of travel related stories I wasn”t able to write posts about this week. I hope you”ll explore the links on your own: The San Diego Wild Animal Park is being renamed the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Safari is Swahili for “Journey of Mind and Soul” which the park claims, Read More

As Academy Award winners often say, it”s an honor to be nominated by one”s peers and to win is just the icing on the cake. The same goes for the Amusement Park industry awards known as the Golden Ticket Awards. These are the destinations that industry insiders consider to be the top of the, Read More

NomadicMatt has penned a great column on Huffington Post about Why We Travel. MSNBC has a list of America’s strangest Roadside Attractions. How many have you visited? The NY Times visits the revived Brixton Market in London. The LA Times suggests some alternate beach destinations for those tired of the sands of Southern California.

The LA Times covers the “Swimming of the Ponies“, which is not a Virginia take on the running of the bulls; the best ice cream treats in Las Vegas; and New York’s club and bar scene is going up, way up, to the roof. The NY Times visits the picturesque Paris waterside from hotel, Read More

It”s Summer and if you”re looking at your vacation days account at work and seeing a surplus, you”re not alone. As it turns out, Americans are terrible at actually taking a vacation. Here at Last Minute Travel, the premier online travel booking site, we are encouraging Americans to break the habit of not using, Read More

Can’t bear to leave your pet at home while you travel to Central Florida with your family? Don’t worry. A new luxury pet resort to open at Walt Disney World Resort will provide the best care while you’re enjoying the local theme parks. Reservations are being accepted for pet boarding stays beginning Aug. 27,, Read More

The folks at the Florida tourism board want everyone to know that the Deep Water Horizon oil spill has not affected Florida’s waters or beaches. It’s not forecast to for at least the next 72 hours either. Currently, there are no impacts to Florida’s 2,276 miles of tidal shoreline and 663 miles of beaches., Read More

Many, many studies have shown that a recession can cause travelers to modify their travel plans. But it”s generally expected that after the economy recovers, that business and leisure travel will return to previous levels. The trouble caused by the volcanic ash cloud appears to have more long term affects on travel habits. Articles,, Read More

How many times have you been asked that question over your life? Well now you can answer yes as the Stratosphere Skyjump attraction is open for business. The attraction has been awarded the record for world’s longest commercial decelerator jump for its 829 foot fall. The only other SkyJump in the world is on, Read More

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