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  • A man who's been traveling for 10 years says this is the biggest budgeting mistake people make when planning a vacation
    A man who's been traveling for 10 years says this is the biggest budgeting mistake people make when planning a vacation Business Insider

    Many people think they need to save up a huge vacation budget — but that isn’t always the case. “I always describe budget travel as doing exactly what you do back home except somewhere else,” Kepnes explained …

    A man who's been traveling for 10 years says this is the biggest budgeting mistake people make when planning a vacation

    Many people think they need to save up a huge vacation budget — but that isn’t always the case. “I always describe budget travel as doing exactly what you do back home except somewhere else,” Kepnes explained to Torabi. Bottom line: Don’t let your vacation budget — or lack thereof — hold you back from traveling.

  • The Rules That Make Airline Passengers Crazy
    The rules that make airline passengers crazy The Wall Street Journal

    It took a lawyer to get Mary Ellen Duffy a full refund for the fare difference when American Airlines bumped her from first class to coach. Airlines have dozens of rules that confound and confuse travelers, …

    The Rules That Make Airline Passengers Crazy

    It took a lawyer to get Mary Ellen Duffy a full refund for the fare difference when American Airlines bumped her from first class to coach. Airlines have dozens of rules that confound and confuse travelers, who sometimes make extraordinary efforts to overcome them. Like American, United makes it difficult for passengers …

  • Tourism is booming in Canada, especially from the U.S.
    Tourism is booming in Canada, especially from the U.S. Insight

    For Canada’s smallest province, tourism is an important economic driver, adding over 7,700 direct jobs and $400-million in economic activity.

    Tourism is booming in Canada, especially from the U.S.

    For Canada’s smallest province, tourism is an important economic driver, adding over 7,700 direct jobs and $400-million in economic activity.

  • Here Are the Best Weekend Getaway Spots Throughout the United States Mic

    Check out these American hot spots if you've got the travel bug but work full time, too.

    Here Are the Best Weekend Getaway Spots Throughout the United States

    Check out these American hot spots if you've got the travel bug but work full time, too.

  • 5 Cheap Vacation Destinations to Make the Most of Your Summer Mic

    No trust fund? No problem. Here are some vacation ideas for the wanderlusting-with-a-budget types.

    5 Cheap Vacation Destinations to Make the Most of Your Summer

    No trust fund? No problem. Here are some vacation ideas for the wanderlusting-with-a-budget types.

  • Escaping to the warmth of St. Lucia Insight

    In St. Lucia, you have the flora, not the fauna, the gorgeous coastline but not the sandy shoals. You can be forgiven for being a little vague on the specifics when it comes to St. Lucia. St. Lucia doesn’t …

    In St. Lucia, you have the flora, not the fauna, the gorgeous coastline but not the sandy shoals. You can be forgiven for being a little vague on the specifics when it comes to St. Lucia. St. Lucia doesn’t do straight lines.

  • Get Your Mickey Mouse Mooncakes At Shanghai Disneyland IBTimes

    From a Mandarin version of “The Lion King” to the use of Chinese choreography, Disney says its new Shanghai park respects Chinese culture.

    Mickey Mouse Mooncakes? In Shanghai Disneyland

    From a Mandarin version of “The Lion King” to the use of Chinese choreography, Disney says its new Shanghai park respects Chinese culture.

  • Disney’s Great Leap Forward IBTimes

    Disney’s huge new $5.5 billion Shanghai Disneyland aims to defy China’s slowdown and Beijing’s crackdown on Western values, but with family ticket prices close to China’s average monthly wage, it won't …

    Disney’s Great Leap Forward

    Disney’s huge new $5.5 billion Shanghai Disneyland aims to defy China’s slowdown and Beijing’s crackdown on Western values, but with family ticket prices close to China’s average monthly wage, it won't be cheap.

  • The Search for the Perfect Beach: Exploring Anguilla Coastal Living

    A quest for the ideal leads to Anguilla, where 33 stretches of sand compete for top honors. 

    The Search for the Perfect Beach: Exploring Anguilla

    A quest for the ideal leads to Anguilla, where 33 stretches of sand compete for top honors. 

  • NSCC looks to open residence at Port Hawkesbury campus CBC

    The Nova Scotia Community College has started the search for a developer to build and operate a student residence with up to 70 rooms at its Strait Area Campus. NSCC vice-president Monica Foster says …

    The Nova Scotia Community College has started the search for a developer to build and operate a student residence with up to 70 rooms at its Strait Area Campus. NSCC vice-president Monica Foster says this is a one-off project and a response to a unique situation at the campus. "At Port Hawkesbury there are very limited …

  • WestJet CEO calls London flights a success, despite problems CBC

    WestJet's CEO proclaimed the airline's expansion to Europe as one of the best decisions made in its 20-year history, despite mechanical problems and passenger complaints. In the past, chief executive …

    WestJet CEO calls London flights a success, despite problems

    WestJet's CEO proclaimed the airline's expansion to Europe as one of the best decisions made in its 20-year history, despite mechanical problems and passenger complaints. In the past, chief executive officer Gregg Saretsky had called the route to London a "hobbled operation," but he did not acknowledge any problems in …

  • 'World's most popular 3-star hotel': Where Will and Kate stayed in Yukon CBC

    The Whitehorse hotel where Will and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, stayed on Tuesday may have taken some ribbing from the British press, but nobody's complaining. "We're really happy," said …

    'World's most popular 3-star hotel': Where Will and Kate stayed in Yukon

    The Whitehorse hotel where Will and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, stayed on Tuesday may have taken some ribbing from the British press, but nobody's complaining. "We're really happy," said Philip Fitzgerald with Northern Vision Development, the company that owns the Coast High Country Inn.

  • Travel Manitoba credits marketing for bump in U.S. visitors in July CBC

    Travel Manitoba is crediting a more aggressive marketing campaign in the United States for a boost in the number of American visitors to the province this past July. The number of U.S. visitors to Manitoba …

    Travel Manitoba credits marketing for bump in U.S. visitors in July

    Travel Manitoba is crediting a more aggressive marketing campaign in the United States for a boost in the number of American visitors to the province this past July. The number of U.S. visitors to Manitoba went up by three per cent compared to July 2015, the Crown corporation announced Wednesday, citing data from the Canada …

  • New Airbnb rules could shut down 1,000 short-term listings in Vancouver, says mayor CBC

    Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson says a new proposal that would require people to get a licence for Airbnb and other short-term rentals could put up to 1,000 homes back into the long-term rental pool.

    New Airbnb rules could shut down 1,000 short-term listings in Vancouver, says mayor

    Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson says a new proposal that would require people to get a licence for Airbnb and other short-term rentals could put up to 1,000 homes back into the long-term rental pool.