Climb aboard for a trip around the world of travel
This week's best travel bargains around the globe. Keep in mind that many deals sell out quickly.
HILTON HEAD, S.C.
At the Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head, S.C., save hundreds on activities with the Ultimate Family Package. Through Sept. 1, a family of four pays $2,352 for seven nights in a two-bedroom villa, a nature or dolphin cruise (value: $160), two-hour single kayak...Read more »
The cost of air travel has rebounded to pre-recession levels, and now it looks like the prices of hotel rooms for business travelers are on their way to those heights.
Hotel rates for business travelers in North America surged 9.3 percent in April, coming within 3 percentage points of the peak pre-recession rates in fall 2008, according to Pegasus Solutions, a technology company for the hotel...Read more »
The “Shakespeare in the Park” series celebrates its 50th season at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park with “As You Like It,“ running June 5 - 30. Follow Rosalind (Lily Rabe) and Orlando into the Forest of Arden this weekend at 8 p.m. (Next up is “Into the Woods,“ in July and August.) While free, you do need a ticket, which you can either queue up for at the Delacorte...Read more »
HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines is about to be the only carrier offering year-round flights between Honolulu and New York City.
Daily service between Honolulu International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport began Monday.
Inaugural Flight 50 -- playing off the television show “Hawaii Five-0" -- was to depart Honolulu at 3:05 p.m. Monday and arrive in New York City at...Read more »
JetBlue limited-offer flights to Florida
Fly from LaGuardia to Sarasota, Tampa or Fort Myers, from $99 (including tax) one way. You just need to make your plans quickly, as your deadline is 11:59 p.m. June 5. Travel dates are June 11 to Aug. 30, 2012. More: jetblue.com.
3-night cruise in the Bahamas
Carvinal Cruise Lines has a deal that can save you up to 76 percent on a cruise...Read more »
The agency that runs New York's airports has approved an expansion plan for JetBlue Airways that will add 145,000 square feet of space at JFK Airport.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's Board of Commissioners approved the expansion plans Thursday.
The agency said JetBlue will invest more than $200 million to expand Terminal 5 at JFK by creating a new international arrivals...Read more »
The federal government says it has plans to use advanced technology to dramatically reduce the number of pat-down searches performed at the nation's airports.
The Department of Homeland Security recently put out a request for technology companies to come up with a hand-held scanning device that can be used instead of pat-down searches on passengers who set off alarms on full-body scanners.
The...Read more »
This week's best travel bargains around the globe.
MIRAVAL RESORT (TUCSON, ARIZ.)
Miraval, an all-inclusive resort and spa in Tucson, is offering summer freebies. With the Life in Balance Spa Sampler package, book a three-night stay and get a complimentary room upgrade ($225 value), manicure and pedicure ($165), and spa gift ($30), plus 20 percent off boutique purchases. A deluxe room...Read more »
The number of Memorial Day travelers is expected to increase this year, after dipping slightly in 2011 due to high gas prices.
AAA's annual holiday weekend forecast projects 34.8 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home Thursday through Monday, up 1.2 percent from a year ago.
The same is true for New York, where almost 2.2 million people are expected to travel, up 0.5...Read more »
Although we might sometimes take it for granted, we knew it all along: Long Island's miles of sandy Atlantic shores boast some of the country's best beaches.
Sun and surf seekers come from miles around to lay their blankets on Jones Beach, Robert Moses, Long Beach. And today we get national recognition for an East End gem: Main Beach in East Hampton came in at No. 3 on Dr. Beach's annual list...Read more »