February 20, 2018

Picket lines could soon come down at BC Place

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union is pleased with an agreement reached Monday with the BC Pavilion Corporation, which operates BC Place. Karen Tankard with the Union says they were able to get many of the things they were seeking, "For instance, we were asking for a wage increase for our members, we got them four percent over two … [Read more...]

Taccone To Direct New Line’s “Spy Guys”

Lonely Island comedian Jorma Taccone is attached to direct the action-comedy "Spy Guys" which New Line has just acquired says Heat Vision. The story follows a CIA operative who, while attending a friend’s wedding in Europe, is framed and becomes an enemy of the state. Forced to reveal his true identity to his very normal buddies, they all end up … [Read more...]

River Cruise Lines Add New Portugal Trips on the Douro

River cruising in Portugal's Douro River Valley—a delightful region comprised of old-world villages and vineyard-coated countryside—is booming, with next year's cruise calendar ramping up its offerings, courtesy of three major river cruse lines. AmaWaterways is debuting a duo of fresh itineraries and a new vessel; Viking River … [Read more...]

Two Luxury Cruise Lines Launch Sales

If you’re looking to set out on an upper-crust cruise vacation, but don’t quite have the high society bankroll to fund it, you’re in luck. Two luxury small-ship cruise lines have recently launched promotions that reduce rates on sailings to the Caribbean, Mediterranean, China, Egypt, and beyond, by 25 to 40 percent. Just … [Read more...]

Learn how to avoid the lines at the National Archives in Washington, DC

Reservations to visit the archives are highly recommended: without one, you could wait up to an hour to get in Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Carey Mulligan Lines Up Two New Projects

Carey Mulligan has scored the female lead in the Coen Brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" at StudioCanal, and is in negotiations for the lead female role in an untitled feature from Spike Jonze at Annapurna Pictures says Variety. In 'Davis', Oscar Isaac plays a musician who tries to make it in the New York music scene in the 1960s. Scott Rudin is … [Read more...]

Smokers wanting to take advantage of government smoking cessation program tie up phone lines trying to register

Smokers looking to drop the habit are over-running BC government phone lines as they try and register for free help to quit.  Als who didn't want his name used says he spent the first day of the program calling and calling but couldn't get through.. "It is very frustrating since I heard the announcement that this was going to happen I … [Read more...]

Purchase tickets in advance to avoid lines at Tower of London

This is one of Britain's most popular sights—the Crown Jewels are here—and you can avoid lines by buying a ticket in advance on the Web site, by phone, at any tube station, or at an on-site kiosk; arriving before 11 can also help at busy times. Fodor's Travel Wire … [Read more...]