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WATCH: Mark Murphy's Top Presidents' Day Travel Deals, Destinations

Presidents’ Day weekend is only three weeks away but there’s still plenty of time for travelers to score excellent deals on winter getaways to places like New York City, Washington, D.C., Seattle and the Dominican Republic. On Monday, travAlliancemedia president

Knysna, South Africa's Adventure Capital

One of the most popular areas in the Rainbow Nation, South Africa is the country’s Garden Route, which stretches for hundreds of miles along the southwestern coastline. The area is vast, with many picturesque cities along the highway. We chose

Hotel Cancels Fan's Reservation Before Super Bowl

With less than a month before the Super Bowl, Michael Marshall was informed that a hotel reservation he made for the big game nearly a year ago was canceled. “I was just in shock,” Michael Marshall told WSBV TV Channel

James Cracknell: Celebrity traveller | Activity Holiday

James Cracknell (Image: Danny Martindale/WireImage) What is your most memorable holiday? A couple of years ago I was lucky enough to stay in a gorgeous log cabin at the Taboo Muskoka Resort, near Ontario, Canada, with my family. Every morning

Disneyland Resort is Throwing a Massive Mickey and Minnie Celebration

WHY IT RATES: Travel agents and advisors working with families should consider selling them on Disneyland’s Mickey and Minnie Celebration.—Donald Wood, Breaking News Senior Writer. Get Your Ears On – A Mickey and Minnie Celebration launches at the Disneyland Resort

Latest Updates on Winter Storms Impacting Travel in Midwest, Northeast

Update: January 22, 2019 at 8:20 a.m. ET The impact of Winter Storm Harper and the cold front that followed is still being felt, with almost 250 flights being canceled Tuesday morning and another 420-plus flights being delayed, according to

25 Best Rides at Universal Studios Orlando Theme Parks

1/26 Three Parks for Three Times the Fun Universal Orlando has three exceptional theme parks—Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and Volcano Bay. Opened in 2017, Volcano Bay is Universal’s water theme park. Although Universal Studios may be best known for their

New Global Business Travel Report Forecasts Airfare Stability

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is forecasting that airfares will remain stable in 2019 despite some fluctuations on major routes. The Air Monitor 2019 report found that fare levels should hold steady on many of the world’s major air

Amtrak Offers 30 Percent Savings on Long Distance and State Trains

WHY IT RATES: Travel agents and advisors working with clients who prefer rail travel should consider the Amtrak savings promotion.—Donald Wood, Breaking News Senior Writer. It’s time to sit in comfort, and not traffic for your spring, summer and holiday

Eurostar: Remembrance Day sparks train passenger warnings not to bring bombs on board

Eurostar is reminding passengers not to bring these items on board for Remembrance Day (Image: Getty Images) Eurostar has taken to social media to remind customers they cannot bring bombs, shells or weapons on board their trains. The travel advice

Beaches Turks and Caicos Slated to Close Indefinitely in 2021

Sandals Resorts International, the parent company of Beaches Resorts, recently announced to its travel agent partners that it will be closing Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa during certain dates from now through 2021, and possibly much longer.

International Expeditions and Zegrahm Expand Groups Program for Travel Advisors

Two leaders in experiential travel, International Expeditions and Zegrahm Expeditions, are expanding their group programs for travel professionals. Advisors can now earn free space when booking as few as four guests on select departures with both tour operators. MORE Tour

Virgin Voyages Says Bon Voyage to Non-Commissionable Fares

Virgin Voyages is eliminating non-commissionable fares on its cruises as part of a broader effort to banish what it called the “nickel and diming” of travel advisors. The company, which affectionately refers to travel advisors as its “First Mates,” said

Element Hotels Debut First Property in Michigan

WHY IT RATES: Located in the heart of Detroit’s entertainment district, Element Detroit at the Metropolitan brings new life to one of the city’s most iconic buildings, which sat vacant for 40 years and was destined for demolition. —Mia Taylor,

Latest Travel Impact Updates on Winter Storm Jayden

Update: January 29, 2019 at 4:20 p.m. ET Winter Storm Jayden is continuing to impact travel as it moves east into the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and parts of the South on Tuesday afternoon. According to FlightAware.com, nearly 1,300 flights within, into

Two French Police Officers on Trial for Raping Tourist

Two police officers in France are set to go on trial for the gang rape of a Canadian tourist at Paris police headquarters. According to The Associated Press, the two anti-gang officers are part of the BRI force and have

Always buy this item at the airport before boarding to save money

Flights: Save money and shop at the airport for this particular item (Image: Getty) Airport shops often sell all of the necessities for travellers who may have forgotten something at the last minute. Toiletries, travel plugs and clothes are some

From Brussels to Bath: Europe’s Yuletide markets transform cities into winter wonderlands | Activity Holidays | Travel | Express.co.uk

Burn off some calories with a twirl on the open-air ice rink in Brussels (Image: ERIC DANHIER / EDANHIER) BRUSSELS November 30 to January 6, 2019 Markets are set up across the city, from Karreveld Castle to the cobblestones of

San Diego Tourism Authority Launches $19 Million Campaign

San Diego is hoping to give travelers something to smile about. The destination’s tourism authority has just launched a $19 million, multi-platform, international advertising campaign. Focused on the theme of “Something to Smile About,” the ads will target consumers in

Cruises: Do this on the first day of your holiday when taking photographs | Cruise | Travel | Express.co.uk

Cruise holidays are the best way to see a number of countries in one trip. Many choose to take to the seas to make the most of the onboard amenities offered, from five course meals to theatre shows. However, with