Posts Tagged ‘ United States ’

What’s hot: June 2017

May 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world.

All that jazz

Nov 17th, 2014 | By

New Orleans fulfils the promise of winter sun, fine food, friendly locals and fabulous live music. Little wonder then that, for many who visit, New Orleans immediately becomes their favourite city says Kaye Holland

The taste of America: part two

Nov 29th, 2013 | By

What does America taste like? Ahead of the classic American holidays of Halloween and Thanksgiving, award winning American food writer Coleman Andrews celebrates the most exceptional and delicious food products from across the United States with CD-Traveller readers

The taste of America

Nov 28th, 2013 | By

What does America taste like? Award winning American food writer Coleman Andrews celebrates the most exceptional and delicious food products from across the United States with CD-Traveller readers

Panama: a Latin American gem

Jan 5th, 2013 | By

Often overshadowed by its Central American neighbour, Costa Rica, Panama has plenty of beauty, culture, history, ecoadventures and romance of its own – without the tourist crowds. Irene Middleman Thomas shows us the way to go

Puerto Rico: a little bit of the United States, a LOT of Caribbean bliss

Dec 24th, 2012 | By

Irene is all smiles following a trip to Puerto Rico – aka the Caribbean’s best kept secret

What’s new to cruising: part four

Oct 8th, 2012 | By

More and more of us are taking to the water for our holiday. With this in mind, we asked travel guide publisher Berlitz to tell us what’s new for 2013 in the world of cruising

Egyptian cabinet announces unprecedented visa changes

Jun 4th, 2012 | By

The Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal Ganzouri, Ministers of Tourism, International Corporation, Foreign Affairs and Interior have announced for the first time ever, changes to obtaining tourist visas on arrival to all Egyptian Ports for a variety of tourist nationalities

Atlantic City: the Other Gaming US Destination

May 18th, 2010 | By

You might have heard of Atlantic City’s rival, somewhere called Las Vegas. Atlantic City is a bit smaller. It only has 11 casinos compared to the 40 odd you’ll find in Las Vegas but oddly enough Atlantic City takes proportionately more cash per casino than Las Vegas does. Like Las Vegas, it’s a weekend resort as Americans catch the fast ACES (Atlantic City Express Service) train link which leaves New York’s Penn Station and stops only at Newark to collect passengers flying in. But the express only runs at the weekend and Fridays. That means that hotel rates can be expensive so visit Atlantic City during the week instead. As an add on to a trip to New York, a day or so away from the big apple will show you a different world.

ESTA is Live

Feb 28th, 2010 | By

Visitors to the United States have been used to filling in a I-94 green form which was required by passport control. For the last year they have been trialling the electronic version of this which goes under the name of ESTA. This system will replace the green form in March so it is essential that if you plan to holiday in the US you complete this electronic form before you board your flight. Failure to complete the form means that you will not be allowed to enter the US.

Fewer People Travel…At Least to these Places

Jul 26th, 2009 | By

In the last few days a number of countries have issued numbers on how tourism is performing. All four, Greece, Indonesia, Thailand and the United States have all shown a declineIn Greece tourism spending has dropped by nearly 18% for the first five months of the year compared to last year but in May alone it fell by nearly a quarter. Despite an increase on the tourism promotion budget of 50% over last year and the new museum at the Acropolis, there seems no upturn
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