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This Week in Travel


Jan 20, 2010

with guest Marylin Terrell @Marilyn_Res the Chief Researcher for National Geographic Traveler magazine

Haiti

Haiti dominated the news so much, it's hard to think of anything else. Here's an interesting angle, the story about the cruise line that continued its plan to dock in Haiti with vacationers. Pros & cons:  seems insensitive, but it's a acutely needed form of income for Haiti citizens as well.
http://www.boingboing.net/2010/01/18/cruise-ship-docks-at.html

Should Cruise Ships Go To Haiti? In Defense of Royal Caribbean
http://blog.amateurtraveler.com/2010/01/19/should-cruise-ships-go-to-haiti-in-defense-of-royal-caribbean/

Legal limbo: Disney could go after you for posting vacation videos online
http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/01/19/legal-limbo-disney-could-go-after-you-for-posting-vacation-vide/

Tattle on TSA with New iPhone App | CheapOair
http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2hNpFb/blog.cheapoair.com/news/tattle-on-tsa-with-new-iphone-app.aspx/r:t
Nudists urge airline baggage fee payback-14 January, 2010
http://www.travelmole.com/stories/1140411.php?mpnlog=1&m_id=_rvbT_T_d

Amtrak Takes Aim at Air Travel With Comedic O'Hare Ads
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local-beat/Amtrak-Takes-Aim-at-Air-Travel-With-OHare-Ads-81696142.html
News of the Weird: Mexican immigrant needing help evading the Border Patrol? There's an app for that!
http://news.yahoo.com/s/uc/20100117/od_notw/nwx100117xml