Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Constance Lémuria Resort – 6 star luxury hotel in Seychelles

6 star luxury hotel in Seychelles – Constance Lémuria Resort
Why go to Constance Lémuria Resort? Nestled on the northwest shore of the idyllic island of Praslin with the Indian Ocean lapping gently at the shores of its 3 ...

Relax...and Travel with "TripIt"
Those who travel can all agree on one thing: the trip never goes exactly as planned. In fact, plan on revising your plan, given the probability of unexpected delays, cancellations and other travel-related woes. Enter TripIt, the quintessential travel app ...

Avis Budget Group Travel & Affinity Partnership Revenue Grew by More Than $100 ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Avis Budget Group signed new travel partnership agreements in 2011 with marquee brands including InterContinental, La Quinta Inns & Suites, MGM Resorts International and Wyndham VacationOwnership expanding the Company's global portfolio of established ...

Mexico Tourism Board Promotes Cruise Line Destinations at Cruise Shipping ...
MarketWatch (press release)
As security remains a priority in Chiapas and the environments offering a unique and unparalleled experience, the demand for international travel to this region continues to remains high. The various tourist destinations include: Izapa Archaeological ...

Not all travel rewards credit cards are created equally
By Dennis Schaal, special for USA TODAY When it comes to redeeming all those accrued miles and points for travel, not all travel rewards credit cards are created equally. For instance, for every $100 you spend on the card, you may get $2 worth of ...

Tourism group spreads region's 'top getaway' rank
3 among the top 10 US travel destinations for 2012 by the popular website Lonely Planet. It called our region “a worthy weekend getaway,” ranked after the US Virgin Islands and Hudson River Valley, NY The Regional Tourism Network plans to talk that up ...

Marriott Vacation Club Takes Home the Gold at the 2012 Stevie Awards
Sacramento Bee
Marriott Vacation Club received the Gold Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year in the Leisure and Tourism category and eight other Bronze Stevies representing both sales and customer service achievements.

Travel dilemmas: Timing is key in London and Paris
Sacramento Bee
By CATHARINE HAMM A: This topic seemed easy at first, but in talking with several travel experts, I learned about exceptions to exceptions to exceptions. To begin: Off-season is generally ("generally" being the operative word) whenever these conditions ...

Anguilla Hotel & Tourism Association Signs with Regatta
Sacramento Bee
By Regatta Travel Solutions Inc. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 12, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Anguilla's Hotel & Tourism Association has signed an agreement with Regatta Travel Solutions to launch BookAnguilla.com, a new website which will allow consumers ...

Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Ky. offers weekend storytelling program ...
Washington Post
For people who like to tell stories or just enjoy hearing others spin yarns, Pine Mountain State Resort Park in eastern Kentucky has a new event coming up next weekend. The park is hosting Storytelling Weekend on March 16 and 17.

London travel film competition: send us your five-minute film
The Guardian
Now we are inviting you to create a film about London, of no more than five minutes, on the theme of travel. You can choose to interpret the theme as directly or as indirectly as you like – in other words we mean travel in the broadest sense, ...

The Guardian

Australia on Your Bucket List? Online Travel Contest Offers Chance to Win ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The winner receives a Qantas Vacations travel voucher for up to $12000 USD towards their ultimate Aussie vacation. The winning entry will be selected from the top-voted entries for each of the nine destinations. A jury composed of representatives from ...

dnata and Travel Counsellors announce Joint Venture in the UAE
Dubai: dnata, the world's fourth largest air services provider, has announced the signing of a joint venture agreement with leading independent travel company Travel Counsellors, to launch a service-based travel model into the UAE.

Luxury Travel Ltd Features a Luxury Resort in Inle Lake in the Company ...
PR.com (press release)
Luxury Travel Ltd (www.luxurytravelvietnam.com) Recommends Pristine Lotus Resort and Spa Inle as a must stay resort in Inle Lake in Myanmar and features the resort in the newest brochures 2012-2013 in English, German and French.

Post-quake tourism slowly returning in Japan
Travel journalist Valarie D'Elia shares her experiences from a recent trip. >>> workers in japan 's fukushima nuclear plant mourning the tsunami victims today. it has been one year since that tragedy. that site, ground zero of the radiation, ...

Keystone Resort Releases Finalized Dates for 2012 Summer Mountain Festivals ...
PR Web (press release)
Keystone Resort has released event dates for three of its major summer festivals; guests can begin making summer vacation plans to the Colorado Rockies. Keystone Resort has finalized the dates for three of its major festivals for the 2012 summer season ...

SW Missouri Tourist Mecca of Branson Turns 100
ABC News
As the southwest Missouri tourist mecca of Branson prepares to celebrate its centennial, organizers can't help but notice that disaster binds the city of today with the city of 100 years ago. The EF-2 tornado that struck Feb.

Taiwan lifts travel alert to help Japan's tourism industry
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, March 12 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou announced Monday that Taiwan has lifted its travel alert for most of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture to help promote Japan's tourism industry. The warning now only remains in effect for the areas within a ...

Japan's tourism economy to stage full recovery in 2012
Travel Daily News International
REPORT - ITB BERLIN 2012 - BERLIN: Japan's Travel & Tourism industry is forecast to stage a complete recovery following last year's earthquake and tsunami during the first half of 2012. A new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), ...

Travel Daily News International

Lebanon tourism to generate $4.3 billion in 2012
The World Travel and Tourism Council estimates that Lebanon's tourism industry will contribute $4.3 billion to the country's economy in 2012, equivalent to around 10 percent of GDP. Direct employment in the sector would reach 129500 jobs, ...


Japan tourism still suffering one year on from quake
Japan saw a 28-percent fall in the number of visitors arriving in the country in 2011 compared with a year earlier, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) said, predicting a full recovery by mid-2012. But, amid posters stating "Japan, Rising Again ...

World tourism in 2011 and 2012
Travel Daily News International
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in its January edition of the WorldTourism Barometer, gives a preliminary estimate of 4.4% for the growth in internationaltourist arrivals worldwide in 2011, after a 6.5% increase in 2010.

Travel Daily News International

Air travel tax 'bad for economy'
The Press Association
The boost to employment and the economy would mainly come from increased passenger numbers following the removal of the airport departure tax, a report for the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) said. Lower-priced airline tickets would also boost ...

iPerceptions Releases Hospitality and Tourism Industry Report for Q4 2011
MarketWatch (press release)
MONTREAL, Mar 12, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- iPerceptions Inc. (CVE:CA:IPE) , a leading provider of online Voice of Customer (VoC) analytics based on actual visitor feedback, today announced the release of its Hospitality and Tourism Industry ...

Luxury Travel Ltd Leads Vietnam Tourism Industry More Luxe Travel Products
SBWire (press release)
Luxury Travel Ltd launched a number of innovative Vietnam luxury tours for 2012-2013. For Vietnam, the country receives 6 million visitors in 2011, and the number of tourists increases 20% year after year. The new slogan of Vietnam tourism -- “Timeless ...

Does unlimited vacation foster productivity? - Holy Kaw!
Many facets of the old nine-to-five corporate culture have fallen by the wayside with new options being opened up by technology and the three-piece suit becoming a relic, but could unlimited vacation be the trend of the future?
Holy Kaw!

Travel Smarter 2012: Your best cruise values in 2012 | Gadling.com
By Chris Owen
Some people turn to travel agents who keep up on the latest industry trends, current pricing, and special offers not always available to consumers. In 2012 and into 2013, finding the best cruise value will take knowing what to look for first, then ...

Wanderfly Launches Redesigned Travel Recommendation Site ...
By Devon Glenn
Want to get away this weekend but don't have a destination in mind? Wanderfly is a visual traveldiscovery site that creates personal recommendations based on your interests and budget. Founded in 2009, the site just got a whole new look ...

Great Travel Photography Contest - Photography Competitions
By PhotographyCompetitions.net
Great Travel Photography Competition. At ImagineBooks we are very fortunate to see some truly amazing photos of people's travel experiences. For this reason we have decided to publish a book of the greatest travel photos of the year and ...
Photography Competitions

Looking for luxury travel experience in Kenya | Africa & the Middle ...
By James_Mantock
We are planning a trip to Kenya in 2013 to see the migration and are overwhelmed by the number of choices in accomodations. This will be our last trip to Africa so we are looking to splurge on something super nice for the duration of our stay.

Oman's inbound tourism sees 17% growth with joint ministry efforts ...
A senior official at the Omani Ministry of Tourism has said that the Sultanate's inbound tourism grew by 14% because of the joint efforts of the ministry, Oman Air and other organisations in...
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Pro-poor tourism can lift Burma out of poverty | Democratic Voice of ...
An overhaul of the sector is being pushed on a number of fronts, and gained strength in 2011 when the National League for Democracy (NLD) published a paper encouraging tourism and suggesting that the industry can benefit the country without harming the environment. “We believe in tourism that is ... In popular tourist areas, inflation, the lack of tourism infrastructure and large-scale development projects rarely benefits all, but rather only enriches a few. The core problem is that ...
Democratic Voice of Burma

“How you may live and travel in the city of 1950″, c.1925 | Retronaut
By Chris
“How you may live and travel in the city of 1950″, c.1925 … This capsule was curated by John Pollock. March 12th, 2012. True Lover's Knot, 1801 ». If you like this, check out: Colour photographs of London, 1:55pm on a sunny Sunday ...

Atlantic City's Revel Resort Will Offer Diverse Collection of Culinary ...
By Crystal Cranmore
Atlantic City's highly anticipated mega resort, Revel, will begin welcoming guests April 2 for an eight-week preview. ... The entire resort will premiere on May 25 just in time for the Memorial Day weekend. This slideshow requires JavaScript.
CBS Philly

Daily Digest: Today's Asia travel news at a glance – March 12 ...
By Jo Lane
You'll therefore be pleased to note the itinerary creator and manager has been given an award by EyeForTravel, a media company that specializes in the travel and tourism industry. The Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards were held in San ...
Travel Wire Asia

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