Both Disney and Universal have announced higher admission prices recently, which went from $82 to $85, nearly a 4% increase.  Universal was the latest to announce an increase, gaining confidence from two factors: Disney World raised its prices, and the Harry Potter attraction has remained in high demand with...
Lake Buena Vista, Fla. - Disney World's Epcot has opened its new Tutto Gusto restaurant and a new wine cellar as part of the Italian Pavilion's renovation at the World Showcase Lagoon section of the theme park. Epcot is one of four major theme parks located at Disney World, the...
Archaeologists have discovered a burial site of the Scottish Peninsula that contains that remains of a Viking chief along with a boat, ax, and sword. The remains have been dated to over 1,000 years so far and further tests are underway to help determine a more accurate date. This is...
To the dismay of meat-a-tarians worldwide, McDonald's will be opening up new vegetarian fast food restaurants soon. The McAloo Tikki burger already accounts for a quarter of all sales for McDonald's in the land where cows are sacred and meat offerings are significantly reduced, mostly to tourist. McDonald's already operates...
North Korea has decided to allow tourism and is opening the door to the country, albeit just a crack. If you've ever wanted to visit North Korea but were afraid of having to illegally slip into the country and end up getting caught and accused of being a spy since...
The National Park Service will reopen the Statue of Liberty this coming Sunday after undergoing a year of renovations and improvements. The Statue of Liberty was a gift from the people of France and was dedicated in New York City in 1886. This Sunday will be the monument's 126th birthday. Of the...
Southwest Airlines has announced it will add seven new routes out of Washington, D.C.’s Reagan National Airport, DCA, as it receives new slots that were given up by American/U.S. Airways as a condition of that merger. New routes from DCA include flights to Chicago Midway, Nashville, New Orleans, Tampa, Akron-Canton,...
A large storm is settling over the eastern seaboard of the United States and air travel is beginning to have some delays; travelers should check with their airline before leaving for the airport. Thanksgiving is the busiest travel season of the year with an estimated 23 million travelers flying over...
Washington, D.C. - The National Park Service has said the Washington Monument will be closed until mid-2014 to repair the damage it suffered during the 2011 earthquake that measured 5.8. The bidding process began on June 29 and is expected to take between 12-18 months. According to the NPS, the worst damage...
As Hurricane Irene continues to make front page news and spirals closer to the densely populated northeast US, airports have begun preparations to close once the storm is close enough. While Florida airports readily handle such advance preparations almost as routine business, it is unusual for northeast airports and it...