United Airlines raising checked-bag fees, joining JetBlue

USA Today United Airlines on Friday increased its checked-baggage fees by $5, following a similar move in January by JetBlue Airways. The first checked bag is now $35 each way, the second, $45. Travelers can avoid the increase by prepaying for bags in advance. The checked-bag prices remain $30 and $40 if the fee is paid at any timeContinue reading “United Airlines raising checked-bag fees, joining JetBlue”

Denali Park Road closures raise tourism concerns in Alaska

Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Landslides that caused road closures last year have raised concerns about whether there will be full access to Denali National Park and Preserve during the upcoming tourism season. The National Park Service has said it plans to open the entire Denali Park Road by early June, The Anchorage DailyContinue reading “Denali Park Road closures raise tourism concerns in Alaska”

LAX Begins Using Self-Service Luggage Check-In System

CBS Los Angeles LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A high-tech self-service system which could significantly cut down on lines and reduce the time it takes fliers to check their luggage is being tested at Los Angeles International Airport beginning Wednesday. The self-service bag drop system is being tested in a pilot program at LAX’s Tom Bradley InternationalContinue reading “LAX Begins Using Self-Service Luggage Check-In System”

Norwegian cancels all Asia summer cruises amid coronavirus outbreak

USAToday.com Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced Thursday it would cancel all voyages in Asia across its three cruise brands through the summer months due to the coronavirus outbreak, and that it will temporarily remove the company’s ships from the region.© Getty LISBON, PORTUGAL – OCTOBER 20: Norwegian Pearl, a Jewel class cruise ship of Norwegian Cruise Line, sails on the TagusContinue reading “Norwegian cancels all Asia summer cruises amid coronavirus outbreak”

Richard Branson launches Scarlet Lady, Virgin’s luxury, adults-only cruise ship

CNN.com Richard Branson is sailing into new waters with the launch of his first cruise liner, making a bold pitch to younger travelers at an undeniably awkward time for the industry. The Virgin founder launched the Scarlet Lady on Friday, hoping its modern design and adults-only rule will prompt younger vacationers to take a fresh look at cruises.Continue reading “Richard Branson launches Scarlet Lady, Virgin’s luxury, adults-only cruise ship”

Is it safe to visit Italy after the coronavirus outbreak?

CNN.com The novel coronavirus may have originated in Wuhan, China, but it’s since spread to more than 30 countries across the world. Despite significant efforts to contain the virus, the number of cases outside Asia have shot up over the past week, with Italy currently experiencing the largest outbreak in Europe. During a press briefing on Tuesday, Angelo Borrelli,Continue reading “Is it safe to visit Italy after the coronavirus outbreak?”

Amtrak moves toward airline-style pricing on its lowest train fares

USAToday.com Amtrak passengers who pay for the lowest train fares will not be able to receive a refund if they cancel, and others will pay a fee for changes made within 14 days of travel. The new fare structure will take effect on March 1, bringing the national passenger railroad closer to airline-style pricing. Amtrak’sContinue reading “Amtrak moves toward airline-style pricing on its lowest train fares”

Awake Your Senses at The Fives Beach Hotel & Residence

Contact “Queenie’s Exotic Travel” for details & booking (757) 514-1667 Destinations:Riviera Maya Travel Dates:01/23/20 – 12/31/20 Booking By:02/28/20 Reconnect with all five senses during a stay at The Fives Beach Hotel & Residences, a lavish hideaway. Indulge in luxurious accommodations and impeccable service that will satisfy the most discriminating tastes. With family suites that can accommodateContinue reading “Awake Your Senses at The Fives Beach Hotel & Residence”

Sunlight On: Las Vegas

Contact “Queenie’s Exotic Travel” for details & booking (757) 514-1667 Destinations: Las Vegas Travel Dates: 02/27/20 – 10/31/20 Booking By: 02/27/20 Welcome to Las Vegas! Here, your clients will find more than that familiar “cha-ching”. They’ll go beyond the green-felted tables and slot machines and explore the many adventures this destination has to offer, including RedContinue reading “Sunlight On: Las Vegas”

Aruba One Week Sale

Contact “Queenie’s Exotic Travel” for details & booking (757) 514-1667 Destinations: Aruba Travel Dates: 02/22/20 – 12/21/20 Booking By: 02/27/20 Full of charm and bursting with extraordinary beauty, the island of Aruba is home pristine white sand beaches, dazzling waters, amazing casinos, and lavish spas. And for one week only, your clients can enjoy exclusive summer savingsContinue reading “Aruba One Week Sale”

Sunscape Resorts & Spas

Contact “Queenie’s Exotic Travel” for details & booking (757) 514-1667 3 Unlimited-Fun® Nights from $427 Per Person Destinations: Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Mexico Travel Dates: Now- 04/11/20 Booking By: 02/25/20 Sunscape Resorts & Spas offer fun-filled and worry-free, family-friendly vacations without wristbands for families, friends, singles and couples. Guests will experience the convenience of Unlimited-Fun® – where everything is included – pairedContinue reading “Sunscape Resorts & Spas”

Save up to 50% at Haven Riviera Cancun

Offered thru Haven Rivera Cancun Contact “Queenie’s Exotic Travel” for details & booking (757) 514-1667 Destinations: Cancun Travel Dates: Now- 12/20/20 Booking By: 02/29/20 Save up to 50% and find your personal sanctuary and tranquility at this intimate all-suite beach resort and spa. Only 15 mins south from Cancun Airport, Haven Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa isContinue reading “Save up to 50% at Haven Riviera Cancun”

Pre-Opening Sale at The Fives Oceanfront – Puerto Morelos

Contact “Queenie’s Exotic Travel” for details & booking (757) 514-1667 Destinations: Puerto Morelos Travel Dates: 07/01/20 – 01/04/21 Booking By: 02/28/20 Save up to 50% Relax and awaken your senses at our boutique hotel in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. Edging the white sands and Caribbean Sea,  The Fives Oceanfront – Puerto Morelos is a relaxing seaside escapeContinue reading “Pre-Opening Sale at The Fives Oceanfront – Puerto Morelos”

Celebrity Cruises

BOOK WINDOW: December 19, 2019-March 04, 2020 SAILINGS RANGE: January 1, 2020-May 3, 2022 OFFER: SAIL = ONE perk SAIL PLUS = THREE Perks included SAIL ALL INCLUDED = FOUR Perks included Suites Four Perks Included Applicable with Refundable and Non-Refundable Deposits PERKS: • Classic Beverage Package • Unlimited Wi-Fi • $150 OBC • PrepaidContinue reading “Celebrity Cruises”