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  1. Caramel Apples Linked with Listeria Outbreak in 10 StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | LiveScience

    Five people have now died from Listeria infections that have been traced to caramel apples, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today. People in 10 states have become ill with Listeria in the outbreak.


  2. TripAdvisor sees Thailand reviews soar by triple digitsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Nation

    The number of Asia-Pacific destination reviews on TripAdvisor increased by 74 per cent in the past year, with triple-digit growth in some markets, including Thailand. The most searched domestic destinations for Thai travellers on TripAdvisor were Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Pattaya, Hua Hin and Phuket.


  3. Why we all long to travel this holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago |

    A frame at Lookout Hill in Khayelitsha provides a unique vantage point for residents and visitors to photograph themselves with Table Mountain in the background. Picture: Tracey Adams Pretoria - You may be lucky enough to be going on holiday in the forthcoming weeks.


  4. Cruising to Cuba? readers say bring it onRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    We asked readers how supportive they would be of a cruise route from the Port City to the island nation if the groundwork being laid to possibly normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba proceeds. State tourism officials are already making their business case to capitalize on potential new opportunities the shift could create, and 547 of 1,044 votes cast within the first 24 hours say they'd set sail from Mobile in a heartbeat given the chance.


  5. Carnival beats profit estimate, but sales missRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MarketWatch

    Carnival Corp. swung to a loss in its November quarter as improvements to ticket prices and onboard spending were wiped out by a heavy fuel derivative charge. Still, Carnival gave an outlook for its newly started fiscal year that met Wall Street's expectations, forecasting that benefits from falling fuel costs would be offset in part by unfavorable foreign exchange rates.


  6. Carnival Corp. ends the fiscal year with loss, stays optimistic for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Carnival Corp. & plc announced a loss of $102 million, or a loss of 13 cents a share in its fourth-quarter earnings report released Friday.


  7. Carnival Sales Miss on Caribbean Pricing PressureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales, hurt by pricing pressure in the Caribbean, its largest market, and a stronger dollar. The company's shares were slightly up at $44.60 in volatile trading, after falling about 2 percent in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange.


  8. Carnival Corp. (CCL) Stock Shows Volatility Today Following Mixed Earnings ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    The company reported a fourth quarter net income loss of $102 million, though adjusted for non-recurring and restructuring costs the company earned a positive EPS of 27 cents per diluted share. Analysts on average were expecting the company to report earnings of 19 cents per diluted share.


  9. Mobile to Havana? Experts argue possibility of cruise industry returning to The Port CityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Luxury cruise ships could soon be seen humming around Mobile Bay again, as political and economic tensions ease between the U.S. and Cuba. Alabama Tourism Department Director Lee Sentell pointed out that politics and logistics are enough reasoning to establish trips from Mobile to Havana, Cuba.


  10. Listeria in caramel apples kills 2 in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS News

    Minnesota health officials say two people died and two others became ill this fall after eating prepackaged caramel apples contaminated with listeria. The food-borne bacteria can cause serious infections, especially in older adults, pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems.


  11. Le Méridien hotel opens on South McDowell StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    Le Méridien, a 300-room hotel, is now open uptown on South McDowell Street adjacent to the Sheraton Hotel, its operator said Friday. The hotel, formerly known as The Blake and Adam's Mark, has undergone a multimillion dollar renovation.


  12. Carnival (CCL) Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call WebcastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    The following audio is from a conference call that will begin on December 19, 2014 at 10:00 AM ET. The audio will stream live while the call is active, and can be replayed upon its completion.


  13. Highland hotel owners lose TripAdvisor legal fightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. THE owners of a Highland guest house have lost an appeal in their legal fight to obtain details of review writers from an internet travel site as they seek to sue the authors.


  14. Carnival Swings to LossRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Carnival Corp. swung to a loss in its November quarter as improvements to ticket prices and onboard spending were wiped out by a heavy fuel derivative charge.


  15. Questions and answers about traveling to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Canaan News-Review

    In this Nov. 28, 2011, file photo, a boy jumps into the water at the Malecon in Havana. While President Barack Obama announced Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2104, plans to restore diplomatic ties with the Caribbean island nation, it doesn't mean globe-trotting American tourists can hop on a plane to Havana anytime soon.


  16. SIA, Tata's Vistara To Start Flying January 9Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Airwise

    Based in New Delhi, the full service Vistara will begin operations with a fleet of new Airbus A320-200s with 148 seats, Tata SIA Airlines said in a statement. The announcement comes in the middle of a particularly testing week for the airline industry in India, with budget carrier SpiceJet struggling for survival.


  17. New Carnival, Holland America ships on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    Add Carnival and Holland America to the list of cruise lines ordering more new ships. Industry giant Carnival Corp. today announced it had reached an agreement with Italy's Fincantieri shipyard to build a New Carnival, Holland America ships on the way Add Carnival and Holland America to the list of cruise lines ordering more new ships.


  18. Dr. Antonia Neubauer to be Featured Speaker at IIPT World SymposiumRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Dr. Neubauer will speak on "Sustainability and Development: Moving from Charity to Empowerment and independence" during this event to honor the legacies of Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. True community empowerment requires more than a 'quick fix'. Transforming a village takes time and a sustainable, holistic approach to development that includes education, enterprise and training.


  19. Fincantieri to build two Carnival shipsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Milan, December 19 - Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri announced on Friday that it will build two new cruise ships for Carnival Corporation, adding two more to its successful 2014 output that climbed back to pre-crisis levels. Fincantieri will build Carnival Vista's 26th ship - a 133,500 ton, 3,954-passenger vessel.


  20. Rally Has Some Wondering Can Anything Get in Way?: Opening LineRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    If the situation in Russia can't take it down, and the political atmosphere in Washington can't take it down, and plunging energy prices can't take it down, and with the U.S. economy finally starting to catch up to the values U.S. stock markets have been front-running for a while, then is this a merry Christmas or what? The two-day rally that added 4.5 percent to the S&P is the kind of thing that's starting to give the six-year bull market some much sharper horns and a battle-tested air about it. It was looking a little ugly there for a bit, especially last week, when the index had two daily declines of more than 1.6 percent, and even as recently as Tuesday, when the index dropped almost 0.9 percent.