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This Just In!

The latest travel news from the pages of this month's issue.

Each month, Simply Audiobooks gives away one audiobook that anyone can download, at no cost whatsoever--past featured authors have included Jack London and Agatha Christie, and the free download in June is Sun Tzu's The Art of War.

Carnival Cruise Lines is making some of its ship decks adults-only areas.

A new service, 1800CabRide.com, lets folks in many U.S. cities order a taxi online or over the phone--and the bill, which you can pay in advance by credit card, covers all tips, taxes, and tolls.

Six EasyHotel properties are in the works for India.

The Michelin Guide series announced that books rating the top restaurants and hotels for two new cities--Los Angeles and Las Vegas--will be available this November.

VIA Rail, Canada's train system, has several promotions, including a senior fare which lets passengers over 59 bring a companion of any age at no extra charge, and a summer special that allows a child under 12 to ride for free with any paying adult.

After introducing new signs and informational videos in four languages to its international arrivals terminal, George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston is the nation's first model port of entry, a program that's expected to spread to other airports to make them more friendly to visitors to the U.S.

Alaska Airlines is allowing loyalty program members to book one-way reward seats for as little as 7,500 miles for flights within Alaska, and 10,000 miles for trips to other parts of the U.S. and Canada.

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