Travel News – March 27th 2012 to March 28th 2012

Travel news – March 27th 2012 to March 28th 2012:

  • BlueTales » JetBlue » Flight 191
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    – JetBlue
    Update: 8:50 p.m. ET
    Flight 191 landed in Las Vegas at 4:13pm local where customers deplaned at their original destination after the diversion to Amarillo, Texas.
    We’re aware of a number of stories of what transpired today. We’re working to verify what details we can and will only report what we know is accurate.
    While we don’t what led to the incident, what we can verify is that the pilot in command elected to divert to Amarillo to ensure the Captain received proper medical attention and we kn…  show all text

  • Travel Troubleshooter: Where’s My Ticket Refund? – posted this over on Frommer's : Does an airline ever owe you a full refund for a canceled flight? Find out how to avoid getting stuck with the bill.
  • Revealed: The Most Searched for Destinations for Summer 2012 – Sean O'Neill recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
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    Surfing in Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii (Courtesy Knoal/Flickr)
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  • Spectacular viewing platforms – Bing Travel recently posted this over on the Bing Travel Blog:

    Are you one of those people who would rather face down a grizzly than venture out, a quarter-mile above Chicago, onto the glass floor of the Will Tower’s Skydeck? Or do you get a little thrill out of heights? I confess to belonging to the former group; the first time I visited the Grand Canyon and got a little too close to the edge, I got dizzy and lightheaded and had to take a quick step backward.

  • Stunning sculpture gardens – HeidiS recently posted this over on the Bing Travel Blog:

    When Seattle opened its Olympic Sculpture Park in 2007, the appeal of the park was clear. The setting was carefully selected: right on Elliott Bay, with pocket beaches, bike paths and easy access to downtown and the waterfront, and front-row seats to the sun setting over the Olympic mountains. Then there's the art: Massive installations like the "Eagle," benches shaped like eyes, and the typewriter eraser, to name a few. The marriage of art and nature has made the park a favorite stop for locals (sunset weddings are popular here) as well as tourists to the Emerald City.

  • Eight Nights in Rome, Venice, and Florence, from $1,399 With Air | Frommers.com
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    – <a href="http://www.frommers.com/community/persona.html?UID=813340&plckUserId=813340">Carrie Havranek</a>
    See the best of Rome, Florence, and Venice with this fall package, and you'll save more than $500 per person.

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