Category Archives: Breaking News Affecting the Travel World

GREECE’S DEFAULT NOT AFFECTING TRAVEL SO FAR

The Economics are Difficult for Greek Nationals Well, as if the economics in Greece weren’t already bad enough. Its Official – as of Midnight Tuesday, Greece defaulted on its multi billion dollar IMF loan, and while efforts are presently underway to … Continue reading

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Crowded Travel Lines and Cancellations could be coming

We Could Be Facing Long Waits, and Travel Cancellations March 1st, marks a very critical U.S. Federal government budget deadline that is fast approaching. If no action is taken by the U.S. Congress and President to avert a forced shutdown, … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Impacts on Cruise Sailings

Hurricane Sandy Impacts on Cruise Sailings Thusfar As a service to our readers, we are FORWARDING a post from our good friend RICH TUCKER at CruiseSource. If you desire to have the fastest and latest updates we highly recommend that you … Continue reading

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Costa “Allegra” Cruiseship reported adrift at sea after engine room fire

Yet another Costa (Carnival) dilemma Cruise Ship Reported Adrift  Costa’s “Allegra” was adrift in the Indian Ocean near the Seychelles Isles (one place where convicted Somalia maritime pirates are housed) today, (Monday), Feb. 27 after a fire in the generator room. … Continue reading

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Costa Cruiseship “Concordia” Sinks off the coast of Italy

Ship may remain for up to a year While the final Casualty Toll may still not yet be known (information courtesy from ABC, CNN, HLN, and USA Today news reporting sources) Here is the latest from the scene. A Bad Day at Sea … Continue reading

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New Air Service where Vision is more than just a name

Move Over Allegiant Air and Others There’s a New Game in Some Towns Or ARE THEY??????? Today began a new air service  to some smaller cities. Vision Airlines has taken to the airways beginning Tuesday, December 27, 2011. With Service … Continue reading

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American Airlines Files for Bankruptcy protection

Yet More Woes in the Travel Market In yet just one more sign of harder economic times which have impacted on the travel world. American Airlines parent company AMR (Owner of American Airlines and American Eagle) filed for Chapter Eleven … Continue reading

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