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5 travel spots for women to consider

Updated on  May 12, 2018 at 6:28 pm
Girls — as in grandmothers, mothers, daughters, aunts and nieces — just want to have fun and explore together. Multiple research reports indicate an increasing number of women are seeking new adventures at home and abroad. Here are five to consider. Read More

How to catch the lowest possible airfares

Updated on  May 12, 2018 at 6:28 pm
Airfares can change in a heartbeat, high one minute and low the next, and the trick is to buy when a fare on your route becomes a bargain. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life, May 13

Updated on  May 12, 2018 at 6:28 pm
Email “Signs of Hawaiian Life” photos to or mail to Signs of Hawaiian Life, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Read More

7 ways to save on your next national park trip

Updated on  May 12, 2018 at 6:27 pm
America’s national parks are brimming with natural wonders: cascading waterfalls, towering redwoods, white sand beaches. But visiting these gems can cost money and soon will get a little pricier: Many parks will increase entrance fees by $5 June 1. Here are seven ways to plan a cheaper trip. Read More

Las Vegas Strip casino changes names

Finally, the transition from Monte Carlo to Park MGM is official. The change in identity for the 22-year-old, 3,000-room Strip resort includes new restaurants and bars, an expanded theater, a redesigned pool area and new signage. Read More

Fond memories inspire tours that share love of food, camaraderie

Updated on  May 12, 2018 at 6:27 pm
Knowing that food is top of mind for many travelers, Isaac Bancaco has designed several innovative culinary programs at Andaz Maui, all of which are open to the public. Read More

Lyft, Aptiv to launch self-driving car program in Las Vegas

Updated on  May 12, 2018 at 6:29 pm
Ride-hailing service Lyft is partnering with an automotive technology company to deploy a fleet of 30 self-driving cars to the streets of Las Vegas this summer. Read More

Studio turns film franchises into theme parks over seas

Updated on  May 12, 2018 at 6:29 pm
Half a decade after “The Hunger Games” catapulted Lionsgate into the ranks of the major studios, the company is betting its young-adult franchises will make it a major player in the theme park business. Read More

Village planned for Silverton

Updated on  May 4, 2018 at 10:05 pm
A 150-room Hyatt Place hotel and several fast-food restaurants will make up Silverton Village, a $60 million project to be built in stages around the Silverton, located 2 miles south of the Las Vegas Strip. Read More

American Revolution Museum winning battle for tourists

The Museum of the American Revolution turned a year old last month and officials say it has landed a decisive victory in capturing tourists’ attention in a city with lots of revolutionary competition. Read More

The resounding rebirth of Sri Lanka

Updated on  May 6, 2018 at 8:42 am
This mango-shaped island nation of Sri Lanka has become South Asia’s symbol of rebirth, transitioning from a lengthy period of civil war to its current enjoyment of increasing freedoms as democracy is being restored. Read More

Touring 8 historic American prisons

Reflecting the underside of society, prisons aren’t generally a pleasant topic of conversation. Read More

Meet the new travel agents (aka travel networks)

Updated on  April 28, 2018 at 5:48 pm
How do these networks stack up against each other? Here is a breakdown of some top networks. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life, April 29

Updated on  April 28, 2018 at 5:47 pm
Email “Signs of Hawaiian Life” photos to or mail to Signs of Hawaiian Life, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Read More

Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay: Where wonder blooms

Updated on  April 28, 2018 at 5:47 pm
Singapore is half the size of Oahu but has four times the population — some 5.5 million people. Although its skyline is a parade of highrises, the concrete is balanced with an abundance of greenery and flora, creating a “city in a garden.” Read More

Wintering in Alaska offers spectacular sights

Updated on  April 28, 2018 at 5:50 pm
Most tourists flock to Alaska for summer cruises. But late winter offers a behind-the-scenes peek at the spectacular Christmas card beauty, vast solitude and storied mettle of the frosty last frontier. Read More

Wine and waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge

Updated on  April 28, 2018 at 5:49 pm
The Columbia River Gorge is a marvel of nature known for spectacular waterfalls, scenery and hiking. But it’s also famous for its wine. Read More

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