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Couple sue Royal Caribbean after falling ill with food poisoning

Rachael and David Willcox, from Bristol, got a gastric illness from a meal on the Rhapsody of the Seas ship, run by Royal Caribbean. They have now instructed lawyers to investigate.
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Disney Cruise Line will keep Mickey at home for most of the spring in 2018 with three ships in Port Canaveral and one in Miami. There will be some time away from the Sunshine State though. Disney Wond
If you make money for Disney at the movies, you get to go on a cruise. At least that's the theme as Disney Cruise Line announced a new Marvel Day at Sea coming to Disney Magic. The day-long celebratio
Canada has been named as the No. 1 travel destination in 2017 by Lonely Planet.
BERWICK, Maine - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said on Tuesday that it has finalized the creation of a new national wildlife refuge that will be located in parts of six states. Great Thicket Nat
Canada has been named Lonely Planet's destination of the year for 2017. Colombia and Finland were rated second and third respectively in Lonely Planet's "Best in Travel 2017" guide, hitting bookstore
Although Hurricane Matthew's path shifted enough to spare Metro Orlando from widespread damage, JetBlue leaders said Tuesday the storm still stopped people from coming to Central Florida. Hurricane Ma
Zooey Deschanel was travelling with her baby but was turned away from the boarding gate by staff. They told the actress that people pay a lot of money for the privilege of boarding early.
Britain's National Poo Museum, normally based on the Isle of Wight, is looking for venues to host its exhibition. It features 18 samples of faeces, ranging from a human baby to an adult lion.
From the real Sleepy Hollow to a haunted hotel, here’s where to cap off your October travels.
According to a new survey, 47 per cent of those polled from all over Britain said they'd boycott America if Donald Trump wins the presidential election, with 22 per cent saying the same of Hillary C
Joel Watanabe’s restaurant Kissa Tanto, with a blend of Italian and Japanese cuisines, has been named Canada’s best new restaurant by enRoute magazine.
The Richelieu Library in Paris is undergoing a dramatic renovation and is raising funds by putting up various objects in its stunning Oval Reading Room up for adoption.
Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao sit at the western edge of the Leeward Antilles chain.        
Los Angeles-based singer Ariana Lenarsky live tweeted the incident during a flight to Texas on Saturday, and posted a photo of the man after being unsatisfied with local authorities' response.
A third runway at Heathrow could save flyers as much as £300 on return fares thanks to the increased competition between airlines serving the London hub, experts have revealed.
Los Angeles-based singer Ariana Lenarsky live tweeted the incident during a flight to Texas on Saturday, and posted a photo of the man after being unsatisfied with local authorities' response.
Five more narrators have been revealed for Candlelight Processional, the popular holiday program at Epcot. Disney World's retelling of the Christmas story through mass choir, live orchestra and celebr
Canada — yes, you heard right: our neighbor to the north, which turns 150 next year — has been named the place to go in 2017 by Lonely Planet. Some fun facts: It contains the garter snake capital
Canada — yes, you heard right: our neighbor to the north, which turns 150 next year — has been named the place to go in 2017 by Lonely Planet. Some fun facts: It contains the garter snake capital
Lonely Planet put the USA's northern neighbor atop its list of must-visit countries, followed by Colombia and Finland.        
Nobody wants to see their flights delayed or cancelled but there are some bizarre reasons why it happens. For example, a flight from Malta was delayed due to insects on the plane in July this year.
TREVISO, Italy - You know prosecco as the fruity Italian bubbly that's a fun and affordable way to celebrate the holidays as well as a bright accompaniment to a light meal. But this popular sparkling
For visitors to Europe, many food and etiquette customs seem baffling. Tourists have shared their biggest culture shocks, including the attitude to alcohol, open borders and the polite road behavio
Take a trip through American history at these iconic old sites, some of which still operate.        
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - Prince's Paisley Park recording studio and home will begin operating as a permanent museum this week, following a Minnesota city council rezoning vote. The Chanhassen City Council
Nashville’s beer scene is thriving as it never has before with more than 25 breweries.        
A Cabinet committee chaired by the Prime Minister gave the nod to the controversial third runway at a meeting this morning.
TORONTO - Joel Watanabe's restaurant Kissa Tanto, with a blend of Italian and Japanese cuisines, has been named Canada's best new restaurant by enRoute magazine. It's not the first time Watanabe and
Is the best way into the world of Italian wine with farmers who say things like “our work is to enter the rhythm of the planets”?
A hotelier’s attempts to branch out are complicated by a presidential campaign.
Hotels will celebrate the election season with special offers for Democrats, Republicans, independents — and for those who want to avoid it all.
A Cabinet committee chaired by the Prime Minister is understood to have given the nod to the controversial third runway at a meeting this morning.
Lonely Planet has published its list of the top places to visit in 2017. This year's guide presented Canada as the top country to visit, followed by Colombia and Finland.

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