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  1. Virgin cruises' first port of call is federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    For years, Virgin Group has tried to break into the cruise industry--a travel market that seems uniquely suited to its chic, saucy brand--without much to show for it. Now, a retired cruise CEO says he figured out how to launch a line and make investors rich--and that Richard Branson's company swiped it to start Virgin Cruises.

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  2. These are the top 10 hotels in the U.S.: TripadvisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MarketWatch

    Online travel site TripAdvisor culls through millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travelers world-wide to compile its annual list of "Travelers' Choice" awards for hotels. The list takes into account the quality and quantity of traveler reviews and opinions and traveler ratings specific to each award category.

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  3. Yelp Is Getting Into the Tours and Activities Booking BusinessRead the original story

    Yesterday | Skift

    Yelp's adding tours and activities' bookings highlights the mainstreaming of the sector but the way Yelp is doing this is modest and not a game-changer. Yelp hasn't acquired a tours and activities provider and isn't putting a lot of resources into in-app bookings, both of which rival TripAdvisor has done.

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  4. Dinner time! Stunning photographs show sharks, dolphins, birds and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    A photo tour of the golden age of cruising: Pictures from the Cunard archive reveal the VERY glamorous world of ocean liners as company celebrates its 175th anniversary From a breathtaking Italian vineyard to Australia's Gold Coast: How one adventurous couple stays in amazing destinations for FREE From scoring a free upgrade to sleeping in comfort at 35,000ft: The ultimate guide to what you should REALLY wear on a plane Vilnius, Budapest and Riga offer best bargains for Britons this spring as more holidaymakers choose city breaks over beach getaways From a patch of brown dirt to 'The Happiest Place on Earth': Time-lapse reveals how original Disneyland was built 60 years ago Have at least 30,000 Instagram followers, maintain your Klout score and use Twitter hashtags: How to use social media to bag a luxury holiday or free hotel stay Wish you were here? Beyonce, Miranda Kerr and Lady Gaga ... (more)

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  5. Chart: the average cost of room service in 15 U.S. citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    If you're thinking about ordering a club sandwich through room service in New York City, perhaps you should think again. The graph below by Dadaviz's Jody Sieradzki charts the average price of a sandwich, water, peanuts, soda and vodka through hotel room service and mini bars, using data from TripAdvisor .

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  6. Carnival Adding 9 Ships Across 5 of Its Cruise LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Skift

    Carnival Corp. will add nine ships to its fleet over a four-year period starting in 2019, steps that will boost fuel efficiency and add the industry's newest amenities. The vessels will sail in Europe and North America, as well as in emerging markets such as China, the Miami-based company, the world's largest cruise-line operator, said in a statement Thursday.

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  7. Ask Matt: Is Carnival stock ready to cruise?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    A: Carnival has been a rough stock to ride. But investors seem to think the worst of the turbulence is behind it.

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  8. Chef sacked after posting fake TripAdvisor reviews slating rival restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Darlington and Stockton Times

    SACKED: The Amen Continental Cafe where Chris Gamack was employed as chef before he was dismissed for gross misconduct. Picture: DAVID WOOD Chris Gamack was sacked from The Amen Continental Cafe, in Barnard Castle , County Durham, on Wednesday night after he was exposed on Facebook as posting false entries on the popular travel review website.

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  9. Puerto Rico Readies for Largest Cruise ShipsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Marine News

    Thanks to a pier expansion and enhancement, Puerto Rico will welcome the two largest cruise ships in the world, Royal Caribbean International's Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, in 2016. This announcement is part of the commitment made under the administration of Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla to attract mega-cruise ships to the island, once the renovation of the Pier 3 is completed.

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  10. Carnival Sails to ProfitRead the original story

    Yesterday | Marine News

    The world's largest cruise company Miami-based Carnival Corp reported a net profit of $49 million, or 6 cents per share in the first quarter ended Feb. 28. That compared with a loss of $20 million, or 3 cents per share, in the 2014 quarter. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 20 cents per share.

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  11. 10 Great Reasons to visit the Ring of CorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    Halloween celebrations at Ireland's only drive-in cinema, Movie Junction, Carrigtwohil. The celebrations encouraged movie-lovers to treat their pets and kids to the cinema in a bid to raise money and awareness for two of Cork's busiest animal rescue centres.

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  12. 7 things you need to know for the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Darlington and Stockton Times

    SKY Sports anchorman Jeff Stelling may well spontaneously combust on Saturday afternoon if his beloved Hartlepool United beat Cambridge and climb off the bottom of the Football League for the first time since October. Pools have won three games in a row to move within a point of safety and, after reducing ticket prices to A 10 and A 5 for this weekend's game, are hoping for a bumper crowd in their survival fight.

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  13. U.S. Stocks Snap Losing StreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

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  14. 'Downton Abbey' will end after next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Peninsula Daily News

    The servants' bells at "Downton Abbey" will soon ring for their last time, the dowager countess will dispense her final piece of tart-tongued advice, and the story of the changing fortunes of the Crawley family will come to a conclusion. On Thursday, the makers of "Downton Abbey," the lavishly costumed and circuitously written period drama about an aristocratic British household and its domestic staff in the early 20th century, confirmed rumors that its coming sixth season will be its last.

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  15. Carnival Corporation Enters into Strategic Partnerships to Add Nine...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Travel Industry Wire

    Carnival Corporation Enters into Strategic Partnerships to Add Nine Cruise Ships to Its Fleet over a Four-Year Period Starting in 2019 Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK today signed two strategic memorandums of agreement that will add a total of nine new cruise ships to the company's industry-leading fleet over a four-year period from 2019 - 2022. The shipbuilding agreements, which include options for additional ship builds in the coming years, are subject to several conditions, including satisfactory financing.

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  16. Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Concord Monitor

    In this image released by PBS, Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess Grantham, is shown in a scene from the second season on "Downton Abbey." Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday, March 26, 2015, confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the U.S. in early 2016.

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  17. 4 Tips for Road Warriors to Save Time and MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    When asked, frequent travelers can quickly name their top three favorite brands in the travel industry. But what makes these brands special? A top concern of today's road warriors is how to effectively save money and time while traveling for business.

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  18. Carnival's (CCL) CEO Arnold Donald on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    This is Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation and Plc. Thank you all for joining us for our first quarter 2015 earnings conference call.

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  19. Top 7 weirdest reviews for Hong Kong attractions on TripAdvisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Some visitors to Asia's World City did not seem to have had a good time at famous tourist spots in Hong Kong, as they made very clear on the travel review site TripAdvisor. Here's the best of the worst.

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  20. UK Extends Travel Warning On KenyaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Airwise

    Britain toughened its warning to citizens visiting Kenya, telling them to avoid most coastal resorts including the region's main airport at Mombasa, another blow to the east African country's battered tourist industry. The previous advice told Britons to avoid a smaller portion of the coast, areas near the Somali border and parts of Nairobi, citing threats including Somali Islamist group Al Shabaab, who were behind the deadly raid on Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall in 2013.

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