New travel tours embrace 'Cougar' trend

Mancations came and went. The girlfriend getaway thing jumped the shark a while ago. Now, the latest travel promotion is targeting "cougars" — older women looking to snare younger men. (Think Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher.) With ABC's new series Cougar Town getting ink, this particular fad may not fade anytime soon. Much as we'd like it to.

Calling Mrs. Robinson!

Among the cougar-nip: A singles travel agency is sponsoring a three-night cougar cruise on a Carnival ship in December (888-286-8687; San Francisco-based Personality Hotels has rolled out a "Cougars With Personality" package, which nabs a night at the Hotel Diva, two animal-print thongs and a professional bra-fitting at the local Nordstrom. Rates start at $199 — male "cub" not included. (800-553-1900;