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feb 14

Extra, extra: Travel news roundup

From around the Web

Indiana Jones! The first movie trailer for the next Indiana Jones movie has hit the Web. The movie's out May 22. Destinations visited in the film include "Yale, Hilo (Hawaii), the Chihuahuan Desert in New Mexico, and Roswell."

US Airways: New rules for redeeming frequent-flier miles, via View From the Wing.

Merger Forecasts: US News has put together a handy chart of the cities that may be hurt the most by anticipated airline mergers. Meanwhile, Rick Seaney, the whipsmart CEO of FareCompare, has begun a business travel column for ABCNews.com. First topic: The potential effects of the predicted airline mergers.

Chicago: Oprah's opened a 5,500-square-foot store filled with paraphernalia for living the Oprah life. The Oprah Store.

South Korea: Goodbye to the Namdaemun Gate in Seoul, South Korea, which was burnt down on Monday.

Moscow: 5 great budget hotels in Russia's capital, as picked by London's Guardian.

Thailand: Popular holiday island Koh Samui will be al the more accessible as Thai Airways launches flights to Samui starting February 15.

Pet travel: Here's a roundup of tips.

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