Travel news – September 6th 2012 to September 11th 2012:
- Argentina’s Evita is Celebrated in New York – Laura Michonski recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
Calling all Evita fans, this year marks the 60th anniversary of the death of Eva Peron, the political activist, second wife of Argentinian President Juan Peron, and the most celebrated woman in Argentina. In honor of her death, the Evita Museum in Buenos Aires has brought portions of their exhibit to New York for the first time ever and the 1978 musical, Evita, has returned to Broadway.
- Exploring Art in Southeast Asia and Ireland; Open Phones: Travel Kindness – This week on the Travel with Rick Steves Podcast:
Get better acquainted with Southeast Asia and Ireland through the eyes of its artists. We'll explore how understanding the stories behind paintings, and knowing the role of important architectural sites, can help frame your appreciation for anyplace you visit.
- That’s Ridiculous! Yes, Lying is Wrong — Even if You’re an Airline – posted this over on Frommer's : We reveal the truth behind some common myths about codesharing, or how airlines may deceive its passengers.
- Get Ready for Free Museum Day! – Kaeli Conforti recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
Museums all over the country will open their doors for free on Saturday, Sept. 29th, thanks to Smithsonian Magazine's eighth annual Museum Day Live!
- Book Early and Save Up to 86% on Ski Packages – Smarter Travel has posted some info about winter ski season: Online ski-ticket source Liftopia announced its initial deals for the upcoming 2012/2013 winter ski season, with rates it says are as much as 86 percent below normal retail prices.
Head over to www.smartertravel.com to read the whole article.
- Carnival Expands Anti-Chair-Hogging Policy – Danielle Contray recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
- The Drip, Drip, Drip of Mandatory Hotel Fees – posted this over on Frommer's : Daily resort fees are often tacked on after you've already purchased the room. If the fees aren't optional, shouldn't hotels be forced to disclose these fees more prominently?