Surprising Travel Trends of 2015 – So Far
May05

Surprising Travel Trends of 2015 – So Far

The First Four Months of 2015 in Travel There has been quite a bit in the news about rate parity (Hotels setting minimum rates that OTAs are allowed to sell at), and the consolidation of travel companies (Expedia and Priceline own 80% of America’s OTA business*) – yet we find that most travelers simply want a hassle-free booking experience with the best available rates for the hotels in a given location. Yet with the ‘Big Two’ online...

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Top 10 things to do in Orlando – NOT Theme Parks!
Sep30

Top 10 things to do in Orlando – NOT Theme Parks!

According to Visit Orlando (The official source for Orlando news & information), there were nearly 60 million visitors in 2013 to the Orlando Region. My unofficial guess is that 99.9% are aware that Disney World and Universal Orlando are top attractions for tourists, and from experience, few partake in tourist gems outside of the major theme parks.   Where you live, do you recommend to friends and family that come to visit to see...

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The adventures of Turk

Since Thanksgiving and the end-of-year holiday season are here, we decided to send our traveling turkey, Turk (yes, just like Turk from the TV series "Scrubs"!) to check out hotels in some of the most popular destinations around the world to find the best holiday deals. Since Turk LOVES to eat, he also wanted an expense budget that would cover his sampling of the hotels’ special holiday menus. As we didn’t want...

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Summer in the Sunshine State: Florida Family Vacations

Warm weather, sand and sun—some of the best that summer has to offer. For those looking to get away, Florida offers a variety of options, with cities that are the perfect vacation spots for any family’s interests. Below, we outline three destinations with hotel discounts perfect for a Florida summer getaway budget: Orlando, Key West and Miami. Orlando, Florida For those with small children, or young-at-heart big kids and adults, you...

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Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a day to celebrate the culture, achievements and experiences of people with a Mexican background living in the United States. Take part in one of the largest Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Miami, Cancun, Orlando, Dallas, and in the USA’s south-western regions. Save big with LastMinuteTravel.com low hotel rates! This year we’re throwing in a special spicy hot treat – a $20 coupon! Just enter promo code...

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