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Travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism as Obama eases restrictions

Beautiful beaches, lively casinos and late-night dancing once made Cuba the perfect getaway for Americans

US travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism

Cuba was once a haven for sun-seeking American tourists. Beautiful beaches, lively casinos and late-night dancing made it the perfect getaway, only an hour's flight from Miami. Read more »

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Britain's message for UAE visit: Nice, not naughty

Britain wants to make sure its citizens are more nice than naughty while soaking up the Persian Gulf sun this holiday season. Read more »

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WWII Museum tour 70 years after Battle of Bulge

A tour connected to the National World War II Museum is taking three dozen people to the battlefields and towns in Belgium where the Battle of the Bulge was fought 70 years ago. Read more »

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Navigating the demands of business travel

Where some of us dream of a day at the spa for relaxation, Peggy Fucci looks forward to boarding a plane and traveling thousands of miles to meet with a potential customer. A long flight to Europe... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Territorial Statehouse Museum to mark statehood anniversary

The Territorial Statehouse Museum in Fillmore will mark the anniversary of Utah receiving statehood and host its annual Statehood Celebration and dance next month. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Weird museums: Travel off the beaten path

Travelers looking for something beyond top attractions like the Space Needle in Seattle might consider adding a weird museum or two to their itineraries. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Grand Canyon contract offer fails to attract bids

Officials have given up for now on soliciting bids for one of the Park Service's largest and most lucrative contracts, to run iconic hotels and restaurants at the Grand Canyon's South rim. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Northern New England snowmobilers hope for snow

This week's heavy, wet snow could provide the solid base needed to get the snowmobile season on track, but trees knocked out in the storm could keep some trails closed beyond the start of the season. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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West Wendover planning new train station for Amtrak passenger service

West Wendover, Nevada, city leaders approved a million-dollar plan to build a new train station for the Amtrak California Zephyr train to stop in the city. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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SeaWorld CEO to step down as park attendance drops

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Thursday that its CEO is stepping down as head of the company and named its chairman as interim leader. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Southern California gets ready for damaging storm

Strong gales and sheets of rain that knocked out electricity, flooded freeways and toppled trees in Northern California churned Thursday to a slide-prone Southern California bracing for its own... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Salt Lake City holiday travelers can pick up a flu shot at the airport

Intermountain Healthcare recently opened a flu shot clinic at the Salt Lake City International Airport. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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US makes more than 90 pct. of White River National Forest off-limits to future energy exploration

The federal government is making more than 90 percent of the 2.2-million-acre White River National Forest off-limits to future energy exploration, angering the energy industry but encouraging... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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SeaWorld sued over renewal of season passes

A former annual pass-holder at SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa has filed a class-action lawsuit against the theme parks' parent company, claiming his pass was automatically renewed without... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Cooper Hewitt design museum reopens, revamped

The Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, revamped, restored and expanded after a three-year closure, is reopening at last, all decked out for the 21st century in its historic Carnegie Mansion... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Niagara Falls gives family a chance to soak it all in

Our family vacation to Niagara Falls offered spectacular experiences for viewing nature and enjoying the Eastern Canadian province of Ontario. The small community truly has something for everyone... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Chicago scientists open Egyptian mummy coffin

Once the lid was off the wood coffin holding the 2,500-year-old mummified remains of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy, scientist J.P. Brown could relax. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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New Las Vegas tourism ad features Imagine Dragons

The latest 'What Happens Here, Stays Here' Las Vegas ad campaign features a familiar musical act from, well, right here. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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Mismanagement allegations at Pearl Harbor memorial

The USS Arizona is one of the nation's most hallowed sites, an underwater grave for more than 900 sailors and Marines killed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and sank their ship in 1941. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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Art festival lights up Amsterdam in dark winter

As a canal boat slides along Amsterdam's elegant Herengracht canal, a man walking over a bridge pushes down and pulls up on a bicycle pump. As he does, a model tulip — its flower glowing... Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that

Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Storm may snarl trip for Thanksgiving travelers

A nor'easter was expected to develop along the East Coast just as millions of travelers head to their Thanksgiving destinations, bringing mostly rain close to the coast, but heavier snow further... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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About Utah: Now, he's been everywhere

With a trip to Israel under his belt, Stephen Negler of Farmington, Utah, has now visited every country on the planet. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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US warns citizens to avoid resort of Acapulco

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico issued a security message Friday warning U.S. citizens to avoid the Pacific resort of Acapulco because of violence and protests. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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