Vacation

September 26, 2019 - 6:45 am
( 100.3 Jack FM ) - Everyone at one time during their childhood dreamed of being a pirate. Well, now thanks to Airbnb, that dream can come true as an adult. The vacation rental website is now offering customers the chance to stay in a pirate ship for only $300 a night. The 65-foot ship is docked in...
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Jen & Tim Show
September 06, 2019 - 5:28 am
( Star 102 ) - Not everyone is so keen on ditching their jobs for a few days to go on vacation, it seems. According to a new study by the U.S. Travel Association, Oxford Economics, and Ipsos, about 150 million working Americans collectively left over about 768 million unused PTO (paid time off)...
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Don Ames
September 02, 2019 - 10:25 am
Lying to one's boss about Wi-Fi access and cell reception while on vacation is a growing trend among Americans. A new survey finds a lot of folks are likely to fib when taking time off from work. And, nearly half of working Americans said lying to stay out of contact with the office is acceptable,...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 16, 2019 - 1:16 pm
There’s a new travel trend going around, and it involves ditching your friends for a different vacation buddy – your phone. According to Travel + Leisure , the “mobilemoon” is a vacation trend that’s sort of like a “solomoon” but with way more Instagrams involved. Instead of going on a solo trip...
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Johnny Lopez
August 14, 2019 - 8:19 am
Americans on vacation are so hooked on their phones that they’d rather be laid up sick on the couch than go without Internet access. Netflix and ill? According to a new survey, 49% of respondents said not having WiFi was a bigger vacation disaster than both food poisoning, bad weather, or a lost...
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Johnny Lopez
August 13, 2019 - 11:01 am
With a little more than a month left until the official end of summer, there’s still time to hit the beach. And whether you live near the shore or are looking for an end of summer destination, hitting up some of the world’s most gorgeous beaches is probably on everyone’s bucket list. Travel...
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August 01, 2019 - 6:36 am
A woman who was swept away in a mountain stream in southwest Colorado has been found dead. The Durango Herald reported Wednesday that the body of 64-year-old Tessie Strickland, of Kentwood, Louisiana, was found along the banks of Pole Creek outside of Silverton on July 25. Investigators say she and...
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July 09, 2019 - 7:49 am
( FM 101.9 ) -- It’s the middle of summer road trip season, which means that countless families will be pulling over throughout the country to see a lot of classic destinations. But while it may be tempting to go to certain places just to strike them off the bucket list, you don’t want to find...
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Chris Miller
April 30, 2019 - 8:42 am
Are you taking a vacation this year? How much? A new survey finds not only will most U.S .workers not take all their vacation this year, they aren't even planning on it. According to Bankrate, only 28 percent of Americans plan on using all of their vacation this year, and four percent say they won'...
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Jim Hanzo
April 03, 2019 - 8:48 am
AAA reports nearly 100 million Americans will take a family vacation this year. 4 in 10 adults say they plan on taking a trip. While that means 60 percent are not taking any vacation, AAA's Don Redman said it's even more than last year planning on hitting the road. "More so than any other indicator...
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