New from Ancestry® and Kensington Tours Personal Heritage Journeys – A journey unlike any other, one you will cherish forever.

  It’s a journey unlike any other, one you will cherish forever. Personal Heritage Journeys by Kensington Tours and Ancestry® are designed to give you the most personal, in-depth, privately guided exploration of your family’s roots. Kensington Tours and Ancestry® have created thought-starting itineraries below, but Personal Heritage Journeys can be created for any destination around … Read moreNew from Ancestry® and Kensington Tours Personal Heritage Journeys – A journey unlike any other, one you will cherish forever.

Turn Holiday Savings into Magical Adventures with Select 2019 Adventures by Disney River Cruises

You can make this holiday season unforgettable with an Adventures by Disney® river cruise vacation. You can save $250 per person† on select 2019 river cruise departures when booking Nov. 26-Dec. 10, 2018. That’s a savings of $1,000 ** for a family of four.  Eligible itineraries include: Danube: 6/28/19, 7/5/19, 7/12/19, 12/15/19, 12/23/19 Rhine: 7/8/19, 7/15/19, 7/22/19, 7/29/19, 8/5/19, … Read moreTurn Holiday Savings into Magical Adventures with Select 2019 Adventures by Disney River Cruises

Do You Need A U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card When Traveling?

The passport book and passport card are both U.S. passports. A United States Passport may be used for International travel by Land, Sea, or Air A United States Passport Card may only be used for entering the United States at land border crossings and sea ports-of-entry from Canada, Mexico, The Caribbean, and Bermuda. The passport … Read moreDo You Need A U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card When Traveling?

5 Things You Must Experience When Visiting Paris

The streets bustle with people from all over the world. The air is filled with a range of smells—from coffee to crepes, to fresh baked goods and at times, cigarette smoke. Walk around and you’ll discover locals trying to make it work, tourists out sightseeing and perhaps even military officials holding machine guns. This is … Read more5 Things You Must Experience When Visiting Paris

6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes in Guatemala, Triggers Landslides

Several media outlets are reporting that a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck Guatemala early Wednesday, causing moderate damage and injuring at least one person. CBS News is reporting that the quake in western Guatemala near the border with Mexico caused moderate damage to homes, triggered some landslides across highways and injured at least one person early … Read more6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes in Guatemala, Triggers Landslides

Homeland Security Considering Electronics Ban Expansion

Homeland Security officials claim the ban on larger electronics in airplane cabins could expand to include more flights from airports in Europe, the Middle East and Africa unless countries agree to improve security procedures. According to Reuters, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told a House of Representatives panel Wednesday that the agency is looking at … Read moreHomeland Security Considering Electronics Ban Expansion

Adventures by Disney and Turner Classic Movies Team Up to Offer a Special Italian Movie Vacation

Are you a classic movie buff? Have you ever dreamed of living la dolce vita in Italy? This summer, Adventures by Disney is offering a special departure of its Italy vacation, visiting Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Venice, that highlights many of your favorite classic films shot in this remarkable country. Built in conjunction with Turner … Read moreAdventures by Disney and Turner Classic Movies Team Up to Offer a Special Italian Movie Vacation

Destination Report: Bavaria, Germany

My parents (in the North of England ) always said that the Romantic Road is the “Real Germany” with its medieval towns and half timbered houses on a route winding south from historic Wuerzburg and ending at the Alpine glories of Fussen and nearby Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria’s number one tourist attraction. I have been there … Read moreDestination Report: Bavaria, Germany

Mexico’s Colonial Cities Roll Out New Hotels, Attractions

Mexico’s colonial cities are making hotel headlines and otherwise ramping up their game. In San Luis Potosi, a new Conrad has opened its doors. It’s the first Conrad Hotels & Resorts property in Mexico and only the second in Latin America. The 134-room hotel is in the upscale Lomas neighborhood, and features a seven-story glass … Read moreMexico’s Colonial Cities Roll Out New Hotels, Attractions

3 Conflicting Reports on What’s Next for the Laptop Ban

Any expansion to the ban on laptops and other large electronic devices in airline cabins could be “off the table” for now…or it could be set to expand worldwide. Multiple reports on a Wednesday meeting between U.S. Department of Homeland Security and European Union (EU) officials conflict on what’s next for the controversial policy. Here … Read more3 Conflicting Reports on What’s Next for the Laptop Ban

European Laptop Ban Could Cost Travelers $1.1 Billion

Banning laptops from the cabin of flights from Europe is bound to have immense consequences. Now we have a report that suggests remarkable monetary repercussions. CNN Money cites word out of the International Air Transport Association that any policy banning laptop use inside the cabin of airplanes originating from Europe would cost in upwards of … Read moreEuropean Laptop Ban Could Cost Travelers $1.1 Billion

Your Kids May Not Love That International Vacation

Before you book that family trip clear across the world, consider that the kids may just want a jaunt down to the local beach. The Telegraph spoke with British child psychologist Oliver James who opines on the best kinds of vacations for your little ones. As he tells it, children of a certain age benefit … Read moreYour Kids May Not Love That International Vacation

Europe business humming, but ending visa-free travel would hurt

Key stakeholders in the U.S. travel industry said that a reinstatement of visa requirements on Americans traveling to Europe, which the EU threatened Thursday, would have dire consequences just as the European travel market is starting to rebound from post-terrorism drops in visitors. In the latest development in a three-year transatlantic dispute, the European Parliament … Read moreEurope business humming, but ending visa-free travel would hurt

Puerto Rico Reports First Case of Zika Virus Related Birth Defects

Originally published in Travel Pulse News…DONALD WOOD | OCTOBER 31, 2016 Photo via Thinkstock On Friday, medical officials in Puerto Rico announced the first confirmed case of the birth defect microcephaly caused by a Zika virus infection. According to The Associated Press, the diagnosis of microcephaly came eight months into the unidentified mother’s pregnancy, and … Read morePuerto Rico Reports First Case of Zika Virus Related Birth Defects