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Look inside the Four Seasons' new private jumbo jet
By Jennifer Parker
Apr 26, 2015 7:45 AM
Want to fly around-the-world in a luxury jet with 52 lie-down seats, an executive chef, a physician and a concierge on board? Take a peek inside the Four Seasons' luxuy jet.
Google Maps provides virtual outing to Mandela's island prison
By Mike Cohen
Apr 25, 2015 7:32 AM
Google Street View has unveiled avirtual tour of Robben Island off the coast of Cape Town, where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years in prison. The new feauture includes an audiovisual tour of the site, which includes imagery of Mandela's tiny cell and the limestone quarry where he toiled during his imprisonment for opposition to white minority rule.
Selfie-absorbed travelers place instant sharing over joy of trip
By Chris Jasper
Apr 25, 2015 9:27 AM
The rise of social media is creating a new breed of travelers for whom the ability to instantly publicize their trip is as important as the experience itself. So-called "social-capital seekers" increasingly structure travel with online followers in mind and aim to document it instantly via Facebook, blogs, Twitter or "selfie" photos on Instagram.
European airlines compete to release apps for first Apple Watch
By Kari Lundgren
Apr 25, 2015 6:48 AM
European airlines British Airways and Air France will be among the first companies competing with applications for the Apple Watch when the device is released this week.
Midwest travel: Mother's Day hotel packages to the rescue
By Jacky Runice
Apr 25, 2015 7:00 AM
Looking for a unique way to celebrate Mom this Mother's Day? The Biggest Loser Resort's Mother's Day package beckons moms and their kids to sample the results-oriented Biggest Loser program at the Bloomingdale resort. The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa on Lake Geneva in Fontana, Wisconsin, makes it easy for you to treat mom like the queen bee she is with brunch, activities and spa specials all weekend for resort guests and visitors.
Cruise line to offer free drinks on Miami-based ship
The Associated Press
Apr 23, 2015 8:37 AM
Norwegian Cruise Line to offer free drinks on some short cruises out of Miami
Midwest travel: Spring Festival ushers in warm weather (we hope)
By Jacky Runice
Apr 18, 2015 7:00 AM
The Trailside Museum of Natural History's Spring Festival offers wholesome activities for all ages from puppet shows for the little ones to interesting guided wildflower walks, beekeeping demonstrations, and animal meet and greets. And you can't beat the price: It's free.
Director Peter Jackson unveils WWI exhibition in New Zealand
By NICK PERRY
Apr 17, 2015 7:00 AM
Taking a break from filmmaking, Peter Jackson has created a museum exhibition he hopes will broaden people's perception of World War I from monochrome to color. The first stage of the Great War Exhibition he unveiled Friday in Wellington features large color images depicting life in the trenches and on the battlefields. The color was added to real black-and-white photographs by artists at Jackson's visual-effects studio, Weta Digital.
'Twilight Zone' exhibit opening in creator's hometown
The Associated Press
Apr 15, 2015 8:27 AM
Visitors to a new "Twilight Zone" exhibit opening in the creator's hometown will enter a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind - and they'll get to handle some of the original props from the television series.
Could be summer of roadtrips with cheap gas
By Dan Murtaugh
Apr 12, 2015 7:29 AM
Vacations will be a bit cheaper this year with gasoline prices the lowest since 2009. U.S. consumers will pay $1.14 a gallon less this summer than in 2014 and use 1.6 percent more fuel, according to a government report.
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