Houston, Texas (NAPSI) - Whether for business or pleasure, many Americans will be traveling internationally this year and your fun and efficiency will go further if you make sure the basics of health and safety are not neglected.

Miami, Florida (NAPSI) - One golfer, along with a buddy, and one golf blogger may soon be swept away to play the same courses as are in the Jamaica Invitational Pro-Am “Annie’s Revenge” inMontego Bay when they win a sweet sweepstakes.

St. Louis, Missouri (NAPSI) - The American highway system is now over a century old: In 1913, theLincoln Highway became the first hard-topped, graded road across the continent.

San Francisco, California (NAPSI) - It’s not always where you’re going but who’s by your side that can create some of your best vacation memories. According to a recent PhoCusWright study, 70 percent of travelers said vacations are more about spending time with the people they care about rather than the destination.

Seattle, Washington (NAPSI) - Good news for travelers: As more and more families are discovering, vacation rentals can offer twice the space at half the price of a hotel room and are easier to book now than ever. That may be one reason, according to the global travel market firm PhoCusWright, online bookings of vacation rentals increased from 12 percent in 2007 to 24 percent in 2012.

Houston, Texas (NAPSI) - Most people know the basic necessities to pack, but what about ways to enhance the travel experience, not just make it happen?

Moline, Illinois (NAPSI) - Surprising, exciting and engaging ways for kids and kids at heart to experience the innovations of the present and the future while appreciating the heritage of the past can be found at the John Deere Pavilion and Store in Moline.