UNESCO's World Heritage list hit a milestone of sorts last week when it proclaimed the Okavango Delta in northwest Botswana as its 1,000th site. The African delta was among 26 new places on the globe singled out for recognition, including a first one in Myanmar and a new one in the U.S.
A vacation club with a mission to get you to part with your money isn't novel. A newish player in the luxury travel world does exactly that, but adds a compelling give-back twist.
Online British travel company Holidaysplease thinks Google Glass just might enhance your next vacation. That's why it's offering to loan customers the wearable computer ... with one stiff caveat: No running around nudist beaches with them on, please.
With a second day of flight cancellations snarling plans and silencing some air traffic to Tel Aviv, one tour operator reports that life ? but not travel-related business ? is proceeding as usual.
Want to know where to find a real five-star hotel in Mexico? Soon you'll be able to.
KEY MOMENT: In the sixth inning, Hank Conger hit a three-run home run, extending the Angels' lead to 6-1. Conger also doubled home a run in the fourth inning and singled home a run in the ninth, giving him the first five-RBI game of his career and the first for an Angels catcher since Bobby Wilson in 2010. In the Angels' 36 games, Conger and fellow catcher Chris Iannetta have combined for six home runs and 27 runs batted in. The Angels have gotten more RBIs from their catchers than any American League team. "I think we complement each other," Conger said. "We push for each other to do well. … It's been good as far as keeping both of us fresh." AT...