Bringing you what’s new in travel for January 31st 2012 through February 1st 2012:
- Traveler’s Ski Report: What’s New at Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico – posted this over on Frommer's : Find out what's new at Taos Ski Valley, which has enjoyed some of the season's best snow.
- From Twitter – (Travel more important than the internet) http://t.co/AVOvB8PT
- From Twitter – 2012 Olympic Games congestion hotspots mapped – Telegraph http://t.co/myD3xmog
- Stock Up on Free E-books Before Your Trip – Sean O'Neill recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
Free, public domain books—mostly classics and thrillers—can be snagged in popular formats, such as .mobi for a Kindle or EPUB for a smart phone. Read old favorites by Jane Austen and James Joyce as well as adventure tales and modern romances.
- Budget Travel’s Coolest Small Town Results 2012? It’s a Tie! – Budget Travel recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
In this season of elections and campaigns in politics, Hollywood, American Idol–land, and beyond, the closest contest of all may well have been Budget Travel magazine’s 7th "Coolest Small Towns." It was so close, in fact, that we have declared a tie between Beaufort, N.C, and Hammondsport, N.Y.
- Free Flight to Sandals Resorts – Smarter Travel has posted some info about sandals resorts: This deal takes "all-inclusive" to a whole new level. Book a stay at select Sandals resorts and receive up to $555 airfare credit to pay for your flight!
Head over to www.smartertravel.com to read the whole article.
- ANA faces bumpy start to long-haul 787 service –
All Nippon Airways first long-haul international service with its Boeing 787 has faced a rocky start since 21 January with two of its ten flights operating…
- Travel Troubleshooter: I Paid for Tickets on the Wrong Airline – posted this over on Frommer's : Due to a mix-up with her travel agent, a traveler pays more than $2,000 for her kids' plane tickets — but on the wrong airline. Can this mother get her money back, and how could she have prevented this costly mistake?