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The Latest Travel Scam Targets Conference Attendees

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 11/14/2016, 1:15 AM

A cautionary tale and some tips....

The Election of Trump Could Curtail Our Right to Travel to Cuba

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 11/11/2016, 3:15 AM

Arthur Frommer's rallying cry: don't let a President Trump take away our rights, as citizens, to travel where we wish during peacetime....

Psssst! Because of Exaggerated Fears, Paris Is Today More Accessible to the Foreign Tourist Than Ever Before

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 11/04/2016, 12:00 AM

The case for Paris—whether you've visited a hundred times or never before...

A French River Cruise Line Is Making a Concerted Effort to Fill Their Budget-Priced (But Good Quality) Ships with English-Speaking, U.S. Passengers

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 10/31/2016, 12:00 AM

CroisiEurope seeks to make a splash in the river-cruising market by appealing to American travelers....

Three Budget-Priced Airlines Are Currently Offering Cheap Flights Across the Atlantic to Europe

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 10/21/2016, 12:00 AM

When it comes to transatlantic flights, these low-cost upstarts are giving major airlines a run for their money. ...

Among Americans Fearful of Violence in Europe, There Appears to Be a Movement to Book Cruise Vacations in Areas Closer to Home

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 10/21/2016, 12:00 AM

For cruisers with security concerns, Alaska, Canada, and the Caribbean might be the safest bets....

New York Attempts to Put Airbnb Out of Business

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 10/20/2016, 7:30 PM

The big news in travel has been the signing, by the Governor of New York State, of a law passed by the state legislature that is deliberately designed to put Airbnb out of business—at least in the city and state of New York.  Although, according to Airbnb, New York accounts for only 2% of its worldwide business, the effect of this dramatic development should be devastating to that apartment-rental ...

Ocean Cruises Have Developed a Set of Uniform Characteristics That Will Attract or Repel You

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 10/19/2016, 11:45 PM

After three years of failing to go on an ocean cruise, I recently returned to one aboard a popularly priced ship (but not one of the monstrous, 5,000-passenger variety). Here are some characteristics that I truly believe are found on all similar ships, and some tactics for enjoying the experience: EVERYTHING IS EXTRA. The cruise lines seem to have developed a policy of relying heavily on ...

British Vacations Are Increasingly Affordable for the American Traveler

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 10/19/2016, 11:30 PM

The big travel news of the current fall/winter season is the drop in the value of the British pound. As we go to press, the pound is selling for only $1.21.  It used to sell at $1.60, and the new value is claimed by some analysts to be the lowest in 30 years. For most American tourists, the cost of hotels, meals, theater tickets, and the like has been decreased by close to 30%. The result,...

Families With Children Are Now Being Welcomed Aboard (Some) River Cruise Ships

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 10/19/2016, 11:30 PM

The evidence is fast accumulating that the number of river cruiseships is now more than equal to the demand for river cruises. Accordingly, several of the river cruiselines are devising new lures to fill their ships, and one such tactic is to throw overboard the once-widely-held belief that families with children would not be permitted on river cruiseships. Certainly, families traveling wi...

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