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This Just In!

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

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Warhol show The Wexner Center for the Arts is the only U.S. stop for an Andy Warhol exhibit that opens Sept. 13. wexarts.org, $8.

Royal access For the first time, visitors to London's Buckingham Palace can now tour the ballroom where state banquets are held. visitlondon.com, $24.

Caribbean ship In December, Carnival Cruise Lines' new ship, Carnival Dream, will start sailing to the eastern and western Caribbean from Florida. carnival.com.

Mixology museum The Museum of the American Cocktail is open in New Orleans, with 200 years of memorabilia on display. museumoftheamericancocktail.org, $10.

Flamenco fest The 15th Biennial of Flamenco kicks off in Seville, Spain, on Sept. 10. The festival includes 66 concerts and performances. bienal-flamenco.org.

Jamaica thrills A new park in Ocho Rios has a zip-line tour and a bobsled ride through the rain forest. rainforestbobsledjamaica.com.

NYC Rock & Roll A satellite Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opens in downtown Manhattan this month, featuring a car once owned by Bruce Springsteen. rockhall.com.

Singles for free Solo travelers don't have to pay the single supplement on 11 of Globus's tours in Europe this winter.

France by train Rail Europe's online booking system now allows passengers to order unlimited $50 one-way tickets for travel in France. You pay an initial fee of $199, which includes the first ticket.

Flight changes Continental has widened the window in which people can make a same-day ticket change from three hours to 12 hours. The cost is $50 for most passengers.

Dubai routes Starting this fall, Emirates Airline launches daily nonstop service between Los Angeles and Dubai, and San Francisco and Dubai.

Baggage policy US Airways is doing away with curbside luggage check-in at over 30 airports, including New York-JFK, Washington-Dulles, and Atlanta.

Beijing book Zagat Survey issued its first guidebook on Beijing, with reviews of more than 400 restaurants, bars, and hotels. zagat.com, $16.

Wii Fit on water Princess Cruises has added the Nintendo Wii Fit game system to all of its ships.

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