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NY Hotel Offers Babymoon Package for Expecting Moms

Apr 27, 2014
The W Hotels of New York have teamed up with pregnancy expert Julia Beck to offer expecting moms the ultimate Babymoon package. Available through October 31

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Convenience is Key with Black Tie Ski Rental

Planning a ski vacation this winter? Book now with Black Tie Ski Rental and have your equipment delivered right to your hotel! A ski concierge will custom fit your equipment at the time of delivery. more
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New Shuttle Exhibit Open at Kennedy Space Center

Visit the new Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for a family trip that is both entertaining and educational. Guests will get an up close, 360 degree view of the shuttle, which has flown in space 33 times. more
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NYC Museum Debuts New Poison Exhibit

The Power of Poison, a new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History is now open in New York City. On view through August 10, 2014, the exhibit examines the use of poisons in nature, human health, history, literature, and myth. more
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New App Helps Tourists Find Good Eats

Visiting a new city and not sure where to eat? Download Chewsy, a new mobile app, and read expert recommendations on local places to grab a bite. more
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Pet-friendly Lodge Perfect for Family Get-togethers

Take the guesswork out of who will host holiday dinner this year and book a stay for the whole family (pets too!) at Colorado’s Sundance Bear Lodge! Located 10 miles from Mesa Verde National Park, Sundance Bear Lodge has three options for accommodations which are sure to meet your family’s needs. more
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Dads and Grads Stay Free at Alaska Resort

Book a stay for three people or more at Alaska’s Waterfall Resort and get a free trip for your Dad or Grad! The offer is valid for stays June 15-19, right in time for graduation season and Father’s Day. more
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Insider tips on holiday travel for families from Fly.com

Traveling during the holidays can be expensive. Luckily, the experts at Fly.com have put together a list of insider tips to help travelers find the best deals. Tips include picking destinations that are normally popular in the summer or where Christmas isn’t a major holiday, more
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Universal Orlando has special preview offer for new Cabana Bay resort

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is celebrating its 2014 opening with a offer allowing guests to be among the first to experience Universal Orlando’s new moderate-and value-priced property, inspired by iconic beach resorts of the 1950’s and 60’s. more
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Travelzoo app maps the world for kids and aids Malawi

Travelzoo is launching Map the World, a free iPad app with nine different puzzles teaching more than 360 countries, states, provinces, islands, oceans and seas spread across the seven continents. more
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NYC Hotel a Prime Spot for Parade Watching

Book a stay at Trump International Hotel & Tower and enjoy premium viewing of the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Guests can reserve Central Park-view suites or watch the parade from the hotel’s front steps. more
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