Royal Couple Boosts Canada and LA Tourism, Sets Example for Travelers

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 6th 2011 11:53 AM


Prince William and Princess Kate are covering Canada with the sugary thoroughness of a maple syrup spill, jetting around the country and engaging in such classic Canadian pastimes as playing street hockey, rowing canoes and politely feigning interest in everything.

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Tourism Ambassadors: Pigs and Pop Stars Say 'Come on Down' (PHOTOS)

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 30th 2011 08:00 AM
Hong Kong just announced that the face of its summer campaign would have a snout, as McDull the cartoon pig became the island's official tourism ambassador. McDull joined the strange and strangely diverse group of celebrities, non-celebrities and cartoons that make up the tourism diplomatic core - the first line of defense against stasis.
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Lady Gaga Encourages Japan Tourism During Charity Concert Trip (VIDEO)

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 23rd 2011 08:45 AM
Lady Gaga Encourages Japan Tourism During Charity Concert Trip


While in Japan for a charity concert, pop superstar Lady Gaga took time to enjoy the country's beauty and encourage tourists to return and do the same.
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Jimmy Buffet Margaritaville Casino Set To Open in Vegas, Fins Not Required

by Kate Auletta. Posted Jun 8th 2011 04:30 PM

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Parrotheads rejoice! Jimmy Buffett is bringing a Margaritaville casino to Las Vegas, USA Today reports.
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James Cameron Heads To Outer Space, Maybe

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 6th 2011 01:00 PM


Avatar director and famed Sci-Fi nerd James Cameron may be the first tourist to make the trip to the dark side of the moon.
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Scott Disick Annoys Fellow Passengers On Southwest Flight On Sunday

by Kate Auletta. Posted Jun 2nd 2011 09:45 AM

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Scott Disick annoyed his fellow passengers on a Southwest flight on Sunday en route to Long Island's MacArthur Airport, the New York Post reports on Page Six.
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Katy Perry's Hotel Demands While On Tour

by Kate Auletta. Posted May 24th 2011 08:30 AM

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Katy Perry hasn't been known as too much of a diva, but all that's about to change.
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KISS Cruise Set To Rock the High Seas

by Chris Owen. Posted May 17th 2011 12:30 PM
KISS Cruise Set To Rock the High Seas


This October, fans of the iconic rock band KISS may very well have their dreams come true as Carnival Destiny sets sail on a five-day immersive charter. Called The KISS Kruise, theme cruise promoter Sixthman is taking names now for pre-sale sign up.
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10 Secret Celeb Getaways (PHOTOS)

by Kate Auletta. Posted May 14th 2011 07:30 AM

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It's no surprise that paparazzi-plagued celebrities would want their hideaways (and trysts) to remain a secret. Whether they're heading off on a honeymoon in the Maldives or a romantic Mexican beach weekend with someone who may or may not be their spouse, stars are choosing hotels that offer more than just impeccable service, palatial suites, and sunset views. They want discreet check-ins, private entries, empty beaches-and sealed lips.
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William and Kate's Seychelles Honeymoon: A Quick Tour of the Islands

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted May 11th 2011 12:20 PM
William and Kate's Seychelles Honeymoon: A Quick Tour of the Islands

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Well, they've finally gone and done it – Prince William and Princess Catherine have left on a honeymoon. After tons of speculation, the couple finally settled on the Seychelles Islands in Africa. That took about forever...

For those interested in visiting the islands, or anyone who just want to drool over images of lush tropical beaches, here is the lowdown on where to stay like a royal or where to relax with a cold beer like a commoner.
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