Saturday, March 31, 2012

Avoid Travel Faux Pas With Dean Foster's 'CultureGuide' Apps

Avoid Travel Faux Pas With Dean Foster's 'CultureGuide' Apps ...
By Rachel
It's hard enough not to misstep when dealing with your own culture. So, how are we expected to navigate the unknown pitfalls of a different culture? Travel expert Dean Foster stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to talk about proper travel etiquette.
CBS Los Angeles 

Spring tourism pitch play up plentiful outdoor activities in Tenn.
Washington Post
So it's no wonder that the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development is promoting the state's plentiful outdoor opportunities this spring. Elvis, Dollywood and the Grand Ole Opry are not Tennessee's only attractions for the travel dollars.

Travel Spend Climbs to Pre-Recession Levels According to Visa Insights
MarketWatch (press release)
Travelers from the United States increased tourism spend on their Visa accounts by 7 percent, those from Canada by 11 percent, and Mexico by 19 percent. Most notably, travelers from Brazil increased international travel spend on their Visa accounts by ...

Titanic centre launches N.Ireland tourism drive
Chicago Tribune
Titanic Belfast is one of a number of signature projects designed to generate tourism in Northern Ireland, better known for decades as a region of violence and sectarian strife. Related Titanic centre launches N.Ireland tourism drive Images of people ...

Travel Alberta and Current Lifestyle Marketing Earn Prestigious SABRE Award ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Travel Alberta and its PR agency Current Lifestyle Marketing were among those recognized as winners for the 2012 Silver SABRE awards, as reported by the Holmes Report this week. TravelAlberta and Current took first place in the "Product Placement" ...

Online Travel Leader Driving Down the Price of Gas to 50 Cents a Litre!(i)
MarketWatch (press release)
With gas expected to reach excruciating highs this spring, travel leader is seeking to ease some of the pain at the pumps by offering motorists the chance to fill up for 50 cents per litre on Monday, April 2, 2012.

Tenn. promoting outdoor tourism this spring
Atlanta Journal Constitution
This undated photo provided by the Tennessee Department of TouristDevelopment shows fisherman Bill Dance with one that didn't get away. The state is marketing Tennessee as an outdoor paradise this spring. The department has launched ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fore! at JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina
MarketWatch (press release)
KO OLINA, OAHU, HI, Mar 30, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Championship golf returns to the premier Ko Olina Resort this Spring, and a stay at the luxurious JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina is the best way to catch all the action!

Anamaya Resort Continues to Follow the Path of Health & Wellness with Their ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Anamaya Resort and Retreat Center strives to enhance their guest's experience of health and wellness with the addition of a salt-water pool. Healthy living is at the forefront of Anamaya's agenda at their resort located in Montezuma, Costa Rica.

Atlanta airport terminal to be city's 'front door'
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The airport believes it will cut travel time by 45 minutes for international flyers whose destination is Atlanta. About $1 billion of the expansion is funded by municipal bonds that would be repaid by passenger fees, and the remaining $400 million was ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta's new $1.4B international terminal to be 'front door' to world's ...
Washington Post
ATLANTA — The new $1.4 billion international terminal at the world's busiest airport will be a sleek launching pad for millions of passengers that's designed to help Atlanta grab a growing share of the lucrative market for global travelers.

List Vacation Rental & Home Swap from Reno, Nevada on ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer
List vacation rentals & home swaps from Reno, Nevada on for free beginning today. is offering free listings to Reno, Nevada vacation rental owners and other high demand resort locations. Owners get high end perk package ...

Tools and Tips for Smartphone-only Travel: Extreme Mobility
But that's an intermediary approach that would still require carrying a phone in addition to the tablet, probably shaving only a few pounds off my travel weight. I decided to go all the way to the light side and see if I could travel with just a ...

Jersey tourist attractions turn lights off for Earth Hour
BBC News
Lights at a number of Jersey tourist attractions will be switched off for Earth Hour on Saturday, the environment department said. Earth Hour is run by the World Wildlife Fund and encourages people to turn off their lights for one hour.

BBC News

A new tourism slogan for Atlantic City
Philadelphia Inquirer
By Wayne Parry AP ATLANTIC CITY - When Atlantic City rolled out its "Always Turned On" tourism slogan in 2003, critics felt it was a little, well, risque. Nine years later, they've fixed that. The new slogan? It's part of a $30 million casino-funded ...

Real Madrid-themed UAE island seeks investors
By ADAM SCHRECK The Gulf country that gave the world indoor skiing in the desert, a Ferrari theme park and a half mile-high skyscraper is back at it with plans for an entire resort island based around the brand of one of the world's richest football ...

Investment and vacation home sales soar in 2011
By Les Christie @CNNMoney March 29, 2012: 1:49 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Sales of investment properties and vacation homes soared last year as investors snapped up homes that were selling at beaten down prices. Homes purchased by investors ...

Investment/Vacation Home Sales Jump in 2011
(Source: NAR) - Washington, DC – March 29, 2012 - Sales of investment and vacation homes* jumped in 2011, with the combined market share rising to the highest level since 2005, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

More Investors, Vacationers Snap Up Homes
Wall Street Journal
By DAWN WOTAPKA Sales of investment and vacation homes surged last year, the latest evidence that investors and higher-income households are taking advantage of low home prices to scoop up bargains. In its annual survey of investment- and vacation-home ...

Interval International Adds Heraclea Hotel Residence to Global Vacation ...
MarketWatch (press release)
LONDON, Mar 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (NASDAQ:IILG) , announced the affiliation of Heraclea Hotel Residence on southern ...

Atlantica Resort Represents New Gateway to Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
MarketWatch (press release)
MYRTLE BEACH, SC, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Representatives of BrittainResort Management are pleased to announce that a new northern extension of the famed Myrtle Beach Boardwalk will extend as far north as one of its prized holdings, ...

Fires a concern as tourism heats up
Rapid City Journal
If there is anything that keeps state Secretary of Tourism Jim Hagen up at night when he thinks about the upcoming tourism season, it's fire. “Our biggest concern for the Black Hills is the fire season,” he said Thursday while in Rapid City.

Travel deals (bring your kids and pets)
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Omni Amelia Island Plantation: The Pirates & Princesses package at the Florida resort is available through Sept. 3. Extras include pirate patches and princess tiaras at check-in, a romantic parents-only dinner and a “just for kids” dinner party, ...

Real Madrid-themed UAE hotel seeks investors
By ADAM SCHRECK The chairman of a proposed island theme resort hotel using the brand of the Real Madrid football team says the development is still working to line up investors for the project in the United Arab Emirates. The Spanish club announced ...

Rep. Tim Scott gets resort trip with company — and a bill to pay
Washington Post
It's against ethics rules for AEI to pay for Patel's meals in addition to Scott's and his mother's — that's a no-no, since the rules permit outside groups to pay travel expenses for members and their relatives, but not their pals.

Quit Your Job, Travel The World | Clutch Magazine
By Arielle Loren
When I quit my full-time job to travel the world last May, I had no savings, no plan, and no real “security” to know that everything would work out, and I'd be living a beautiful life traveling throughout Brasil almost a year later. I knew I wanted to pursue a remote income lifestyle, ... If you love your job and are content taking two weeks of vacation per a year, this article is not for you (in case you didn't figure that out by now). But for the rest of you ladies (and lurking gents), below are some ...
Clutch Magazine

Abundant Travel - Rolling Rains Report
By Scott Rains
According to the Center for Disease Control(CDC), 68% of Americans are either overweight or obese. But the width of an average coach-class seat on an airplane is just 17 inches, and with the economy picking up and airlines cutting back on ...
Rolling Rains Report

Ras al-Khaimah celebrates Real Madrid's holiday resort project ...
Ras al-Khaimah celebrates Real Madrid's holiday resort project. The UAE football authorities are delighted with the Spanish capital club's proposal and believe it will be a major boost for the game in the region ... News - International

Future Of Space Travel Is Here, Next Month Anyway |
By Chris Owen
Tony stark space travel If all goes according to plan, privately owned, space travel company SpaceX will send an unmanned capsule, launched from its own Falcon rocket, to dock with the International Space Station on April 30. It will be the ...

Thai resort features tree pod dining
By Bridget Borgobello
Tree Pod dining could easily become one of the most novel ways to enjoy a romantic dinner or a long lazy lunch among the tree tops ... and that's exactly what guests at the Six Senses' Soneva Kiri will be doing. Located on the remote Thai ...
Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

MATCHDAY TRAVEL NEWS | Latest Chelsea News | Team ...
MATCHDAY TRAVEL NEWS. Posted on: Fri 30 Mar 2012. Supporters heading to our away match at Aston Villa in the Barclays Premier League this weekend may appreciate the following information. On the London Underground, services on ...

Lou Ragland I Travel Alone - PopMatters
By Jez Collins
Numero Group provide an undeniably crucial role in preserving music's cultural history. The music industry is littered with musicians who have been chewed up and spat out, their music no longer economically viably to whatever (and it is ...
PopMatters: Listen

Six Senses Soneva Kiri Resort in Thailand offers tree pod dining
By Wrik Sen
After the Royal Belize Island vacation we spoke of recently, the other way to make your vacationtruly unique is the Six Senses Soneva Kiri Resort in Thailand. After from being ... Since this island is just within an hour's distance from the Bangkok International Airport, making it extremely easy and convenient to travel to and fro the main land areas. Accommodation: .... With eco-tourism on the rise, hoteliers around the globe are choosing to coexist in harmony with nature. Enter the Eco ...

New Legislation to Boost Tourism Would Bring Jobs, Revenue to ...
By Travis Wentworth
According to the U.S. Travel Association, if the U.S. recaptures the global share of international travel it enjoyed in 2000 by 2015 and sustains it through 2020, international tourism will add 700000 jobs and $100 billion to the economy.
Immigration Impact

Sun Mountain ClubGlider Travel Bag | The Hackers Paradise
By Golfer Gal
With each year we have hosted this event we have heard complaints from our members about how their travel golf bag did not hold up or simply did not perform like they had hoped for. So when we had the chance to see the new Sun ...
The Hackers Paradise

Jungle Red Writers: Travel Tips: What Would Victoria Beckham Pack?
By Jungle Red Writers
Never travel without nuts or trail mix, because you never know when the airline will run out of Snack Packs or when your plane will arrive for a layover at the same time as the airport restaurants shut down. But invariably after 10 hours in the air ...
Jungle Red Writers

Israeli Military Cancels Passover Vacation, Causing Questions ...
Members of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) won't be enjoying too much time off as is normally ...

JetBlue flight diverted to Texas after 'incoherent ... - Travel - Yahoo
Travel: A JetBlue flight from New York to Las Vegas was diverted to Texas on Tuesday after the ...‘inco...

Rewriting The Rules of High Speed Travel | This Could Be Big ...
Let's say it's the fourth of July, and the Clintons have invited you to their house in Westchester, New York to shoot off some fireworks and have a barbeque.
BBC News - Titanic tourist attraction to open in Belfast
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