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Entries by Paul Brady from 07/2012

UNESCO World Heritage Sites: 26 New Sites Added To List Of Tourism Hot Spots (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.02.2012 | Travel

A group of 26 iconic, fantastic and endangered places around the globe are the latest entrants on the UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites. Among ...

America's Nerdiest Destination: Virginia's Emerging Space Coast (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.03.2012 | Travel

A summer ago, as NASA astronauts prepped for the final mission of the 30-year Shuttle program, Florida's Space Coast cashed in for the last time on ga...

Fourth Of July: Foursquare Reveals The Country's Top Towns For Fireworks (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.03.2012 | Travel

Move over New York: The country's most fireworks-crazed cities may not be the ones you're picturing. Social check-in app Foursquare has mined its d...

Costa Concordia Disaster Examined In New TV Special (VIDEO)

Posted 07.05.2012 | Travel

A television special airing this weekend will shed new light on January's Costa Concordia disaster in which 32 people were killed. "Cruise to Disas...

William Shatner, The Negotiator, Returns To Priceline Ads (VIDEO)

Posted 07.05.2012 | Travel

The Negotiator is back, but he's not on screen yet. William Shatner's hilarious character for Priceline's blind-booking service has made a triumpha...

Spain's San Fermin Festival And Running Of The Bulls 2012 Now Underway (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.06.2012 | Travel

PAMPLONA, Spain -- Tens of thousands of revelers showered each other with sparkling wine and waved red kerchiefs as the blast of a small rocket signal...

British Airways Will Google Passengers 'To Put A Face To The Name'

Posted 07.06.2012 | Travel

British Airways will soon be literally watching out for its most important customers. The airline says its new "Know Me" program involves a thoroug...

British Airways Will Google Passengers 'To Put A Face To The Name'

Posted 07.06.2012 | AOL
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British Airways will soon be literally watching out for its most important customers. The airline says its new "Know Me" program involves a thoroug...

Airbnb: What It's Really Like To Use The Vacation Rental Site

Posted 07.06.2012 | Travel

It's billed as a "cozy and exceptional pool cabana" with a queen bed, "amazing 5-headed shower" and a "genuinely special location where connections de...

Francesco Schettino, Costa Concordia Captain, Credits 'Divine Hand' In Accident

Posted 07.06.2012 | Travel

Francesco Schettino, the captain of the doomed Costa Concordia, claims that "a divine hand surely touched my head," sparing further catastrophe when h...

Cuba As Seen On A New 'People-To-People' Tour (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.06.2012 | Travel

HAVANA -- Girls dressed in ruffled layers for a quinceanera. American cars, from the Eisenhower era, in tropical colors. A hand-hewn carousel with pee...

America's Cheapest Airports (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.17.2012 | Travel

Among America's cheapest places to fly are a number of lesser-known airports in big cities across the country, new data from airfare watchers show. ...

Marrakech, Morocco Sees Hotel Boom (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.19.2012 | Travel

Marrakech has been having a moment (in the travel press, at least) since the famous La Mamounia reopened to much fanfare in 2009. Since then, Mar...

As Arab Spring Continues, Oman Looks To A Future Of Tourism (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.20.2012 | Travel

Thanks to Oman's relative calm amid the chaos of the Arab Spring, Muscat is becoming a destination by default: the last ancient trading post accessibl...

'The Bachelorette': Travel Like Emily Maynard With Deal To Curacao

Posted 07.23.2012 | Travel

Sunday's finale of "The Bachelorette" revealed many truths about Emily Maynard, but one constant last night was the terrific scenery on the island of ...

Exploring The Unexpected Delights Of Oman (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel

One thing that may surprise you about Muscat, the seaside capital of Oman, the peaceful sultanate on the southeastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, is...

Mobile Hotel Booking Goes Olympic With New HotelTonight Data (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel

It's no surprise that travel companies are looking for Olympics tie-ins as the kick-off to the London games looms, but newly released data from smartp...

Aurora Shooting: United Airlines Offers Free Airfare To Grieving Family

Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel

United Airlines is stepping up in a big way to assist the grieving family members of one victim of the Aurora Shootings. The airline is offering to...

London's Top Non-Olympic Hot Spots According To Foursquare (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.27.2012 | Travel

Most eyes in London will be on today's sure-to-be-stunning opening ceremonies, but the city's most famous sights will also serve as highlights for vis...

Restaurants Worldwide With Stunning Views (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.30.2012 | Travel

Call them the ultimate place settings. These restaurants around the world offer jaw-dropping scenery along with meals worth writing postcards home ...