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The View From Under The Verazzano Bridge On 50th Anniversary

November 20th, 2014

The ships that pass under the iconic Verazzano Bridge are celebrating its 50th anniversary. NY1′s Valarie D’Elia filed the following report. When it came time to build the Verazzano-Narrows Bridge, legendary ocean liners such as Cunard’s original Queen Mary had to be factored into the equation. “Engineers had to consider what was the highest point [...]

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Cruise Critic Announces 2014 Picks for Best Cruise Lines

November 25th, 2014

Courtesy: Norwegian Cruise Line

The U.S. editors at Cruise Critic have chosen their picks for the year’s best cruise lines. Here’s which ones made the cut. Best New Ship: Quantum of the Seas Best Ship Refurb: Oceania Cruises (R-Class) Best for Luxury: Ponant Yacht Cruises and Expeditions Best for Families: Disney Cruise Line Best Itineraries: Princess Cruises Best for [...]

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CT Resort Offers Two Winter Packages

November 24th, 2014

Booking date: December 23rd, 2014
Courtesy: The Copper Beech Inn

Looking for a quaint and cozy place to spend the holidays? Check out these two timely packages from Connecticut’s Copper Beech Inn. The Christmas in Connecticut package includes accommodations for one night, dinner for two at The Oakroom, and a discount coupon book for nearby Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets. Midweek rates start at $249 and [...]

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Cruise Offers

November 23rd, 2014

Courtesy: Onboard.com

In search of cruise deals for Black Friday (Nov. 28) and Cyber Monday (Dec. 1)? We’ve got some here! Black Friday through Cyber Monday, Onboard.com will offer specials from six participating cruise lines: Royal Caribbean International: Get up to $150 to spend onboard when booking a minimum seven-night sailing embarking after Dec. 15. The new [...]

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Cyber Monday Offers for Puerto Rico

November 21st, 2014

Courtesy: Copamarina Beach Resort

Here are two Cyber Monday (Dec. 1) offers for properties in Puerto Rico. Copamarina Beach Resort and Spa is slicing 30 percent off bookings, which must have a two-night minimum. Rates start at $135 a night, and guests receive two welcome drinks and two gifts upon arrival, and upgrade upon availability. The offer also includes [...]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Offers for California

November 21st, 2014

Courtesy: Silverado Resort and Spa

Trips to the Golden State can get a little cheaper thanks to these Black Friday (Nov. 28) and Cyber Monday (Dec. 1) deals. Napa Valley’s Silverado Resort and Spa has a sale running from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1. Guests will receive 25 percent off the best available rates plus $50 resort credit per night [...]

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals for Bahamas and Caribbean

November 21st, 2014

Courtesy: Hyatt Regency Aruba

Sun, surf, and sand – and special rates? Yes please! Take a look at these Black Friday (Nov. 28) and Cyber Monday (Dec. 1) offers for the Bahamas and the Caribbean. Turks and Caicos On Cyber Monday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., you can receive every fourth night free at Ocean Club Resorts when [...]

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