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president of the Blue Frontier Campaign (bluefront.org), and author of "Blue Frontier -- Dispatches from America's Ocean Wilderness" and "50 Ways to Save the Ocean."THE FEDERAL Emergency Management Agency said last week that it has run out of money to pay insurance claims from this year's hurricanes. Not counting Wilma, the claims top $22 billion. So you'd think the troubled agency would be eager to reduce future...
Tags: Key West, U.S. Army, Allen Boyd, Jack Kingston, Hurricanes
South Florida Sun-Sentinel Travel EditorThe boat pushed away from the dock, eased past the pelican perched on a piling, and looped out into Pine Island Sound. What is it about being on water that makes you feel you're in Florida? Useppa Island swam up on our right, buff with houses reminiscent...
Tags: Explosions, Jimmy Buffett, Travel, Family, Hurricanes
Special to The TimesTHE travel industry continues to evolve, with surprising trends popping up regularly. Here are a few new wrinkles. A travel agency in Austin, Texas, chartered a 1,400-passenger Carnival cruise ship for a nudist cruise of the Caribbean — and, to...
Times Staff WriterThere's nothing like a natural disaster at a tourist destination to kick the machine of public relations into full spin cycle. Appealing for aid, governments paint a dark picture of destruction. Eager to regain business, the tourism industry cranks out...
Nov 20, 2005 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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Oct 30, 2005 |Column| Los Angeles Times
Oct 10, 2004 |Column| Los Angeles Times
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