Friday, March 16, 2012

Free travel guide in honor of St. Patrick's Day

USA TODAY
And in honor of Saturday's holiday, travel publisher Lonely Planet is giving away its Dublin city guide app (regularly priced at $5.99) until 11:59 pm PST on March 17. The app is available for the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad; users must first download ...

USA TODAY

March Travel: Miami
Forbes
We're excited to share an insider's guide to four of Florida's top vacation destinations. First up: the best of Miami. Miami is a multicultural and colorful playground perfect for the young (or young at heart). Daytime pool parties transition into late ...

Forbes

New screening at some US airports could allow those over 75 to keep their shoes on
Fox News
AP Some air travelers over the age of 75 will soon get a break at airport security checkpoints under a test program announced Wednesday that could allow them to keep their shoes and light jackets on and skip pat-downs. The new guidelines from the ...

Urgo Hotels Adds Luxury Lake Placid Resort to Managed Portfolio
MarketWatch (press release)
BETHESDA, Md., Mar 15, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Urgo Hotels, a major operator, developer and owner of upscale and luxury hotels, today announced that it signed a long-term management agreement and now operates the Whiteface Lodge Resort and Homeowner's ...

Travel Alberta says $1.5M worth it to get Kelly 'Live'
CTV.ca
Travel Alberta set aside $1.5 million to seal the deal and ensure that "Live! with Kelly" would tape four shows in Alberta's plushest Rocky Mountain resort community. "The $1.5 million is not cash coming out of Travel Alberta's pocket," Bruce Okabe, ...

CTV.ca

Sri Lanka Feb tourist arrivals up 27 pct yr/yr
Reuters
COLOMBO, March 15 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals jumped 27 percent in February from a year earlier, with visitor totals climbing every month on a year-on-year basis since a 25-year civil war ended in May 2009 in spite of the global economic ...

Social Travel: InBed.me, An Airbnb For Hostel Hoppers, Picks Up A $1.2M Seed Round
TechCrunch
The success of Airbnb may have unleashed a wave of attention on companies using social media and the internet to disrupt how travel is planned and booked: today, “social” hostel booking site inBed.me is announcing that it has raised a seed round of ...

The Next 20 Years of Air Travel
Fox Business
In a report issued last week, the Federal Aviation Administration predicted that air travel will effectively double over the next 20 years - the number of people taking to the skies in 2012 is estimated at 732 million, skyrocketing to 1.2 billion by ...

Don't Miss the Educational Travel Deal of a Lifetime on the May 2012 ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Who: The Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) Enrichment Voyage, a one-of-a-kind travel and learn adventure for participants of all ages, is offering an incredible deal on its upcoming May 2012 voyage to six destinations in Central America and South ...

Rent My Vacation Home Gets $10000 Weekly at the PGA for Rentals
Albany Times Union
Rent My Vacation Home dot com reports homeowners making more than $10000 to have someone live in their houses for one week. It's a reality at the PGA Transitions Championship, Thursday, March 15 – Sunday, March 18, 2012 at the Innisbrook Resort, ...

Strength in numbers for sober travelers
CNN
They decided to try to see if they could vacation alcohol-free with Sober Vacations International, a Sherman Oaks, California-based travel agency offering sober vacations on land and at sea. "It felt a little bizarre initially, since our ski trips had ...

Why Americans Are Choosing to Cruise Rather Than Fly This Travel Season
MarketWatch (press release)
Excessive charges plus high gas prices and boosting airfare are leading people to seek alternativevacation options this popular travel season. More and more travelers are choosing to cruise instead of fly. Most Americans live within a six-hour drive ...

Need a Caribbean Vacation? Choice Hotels is Giving One Away on Facebook!*
Sacramento Bee
"As more and more consumers conduct their vacation research and travel booking through emerging social media and mobile channels, we want to be there to offer them fun deals like this," said Robert McDowell, senior vice president of global distribution ...

Savoo Upgrades its User Experience With Travel Comparison
Sacramento Bee
By Savoo Savoo.co.uk, the money saving, discount and voucher code site is taking another step in its fast growing development by announcing a new section to its Savoo Compare service - Savoo Compare Travel. Joining the mobile and broadband offering ...

Indiana woman joins medical tourism trend as she heads to India for cheaper ...
The Republic
She arranged the surgery through New Hampshire-based medical tourism company Healthbase Online Inc. CEO Saroja Mohanasundaram said the company has handled medical travel for more than five years. The firm started with hospitals in five countries and ...

Manitoulin tourism gets a FedNor boost
SooToday.com
TOWNSHIP OF ASSIGINACK - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister for FedNor, today announced a Government of Canada investment of $25000 to enhance tourism in the Manitoulin region. “This Government of Canada investment will create economic opportunities ...

SooToday.com

Tzell Travel Group of PA completes successful conversion to Travelport
ITCM
Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, today announces details of the successful completion of the full conversion of Tzell Travel Group of PA, to Travelport for its Apollo global distribution system.

Scots travel agent Scotia Travel sold off to US
BBC News
One of Scotland's oldest travel agencies, Glasgow-based Scotia Travel, has been sold to the UK division of the US group Protravel. Protravel refused to reveal how much it paid for Scotia but said it planned "significant" investment in the business.

BBC News

Travel Smarter 2012: Travel tips for health and wellness | Gadling.com
By Laurel Miller
Films like "Contagion" (which I very much enjoyed, and not just because Gwyneth Paltrow bites it within the first 10 minutes) instill a paranoia in the public consciousness about the hazards of airtravel. It's true, however, that most public ...
Gadling

Refined St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi | Freshome
By Lavinia
We recently received some photos and information about a new project designed by hospitality interior design firm HBA. Entitled St. Regis Saadiyat Island, this new 377-room resort in Abu Dhabi combines Mediterranean architecture with a ...
Freshome.com - Interior Design...

Travel + Leisure: World's Coolest Staircases (PHOTOS)
By Travel + Leisure
It looks like any old roller coaster, with curves and heart-stopping loops. But instead of zooming by, people are walking--on inclines fitted with steps. This creation in Germany's Rhine Valley is an interactive sculpture, but it's also one of the ...
The Huffington Post Full Blog Feed

British man, wife killed at Thai beach resort | Travel Wire Asia
By Travel Wire Asia
POLICE say a British man and his Thai wife have been robbed and beaten to death at a seasideresort south of Bangkok. Police Maj. Gen. Wichean Tantawiriya says three Thai men — a security guard and chef at the resort and their friend ...
Travel Wire Asia

Video: 'Ghost Adventures' on Travel Channel sneak peek featuring ...
By Jesse Holland
UFC Fighter Brendan Schaub joins Zak Bagans, Nick Groff & Aaron Goodwin at the Peabody-Whitehead Mansion in Denver, CO. in hopes to shed some light on the evil entities in order to learn more about the darkness that lies within the walls ...
MMAmania.com

Development, Tourism, Healthcare Issues Dominate Discussions on ...
By News Release
A series of presentations focused on building a strong Micronesian economy through international investments and tourism, along with presentations about the preservation of natural resources are among this morning's topics for the chief ... With a focus on tourism as the fasting growing industry in the world, Guam Visitors Bureau Deputy General Manager Nathan Denight, along with Pacific AsiaTravel Association Vice Chairwoman Jae Medina, updated the chief executives on the ...
From Broadcast To Broadband -...

New tourist and health taxes in Cataluña
New tourist and health taxes in Cataluña News and Information about Spain in English. ... The touristtax is one of the most controversial in Cataluña this year and it will be on overnight stays. It will be introduced on November 1, and the ...
typicallyspanish.com

Israel Matzav: BWAHAHAHAH! Turks 'outraged' over Israeli travel ...
By Carl in Jerusalem
You will recall that earlier this week, I reported that Israelis have been advised not to travel to Turkey. The Turks are seething about that warning, claiming that it was isssued in revenge for Prime Minister Erdogan accusing Israel of genocide.
Israel Matzav

Cartier's Calibre Multiple Time Zone Watch - Carry On | Travel + ...
Explore the Travel + Leisure Blog. Hear about the hottest travel trends, travel deals and information.... Hot Deals: Weekly updates on the world's best travel deals. Golf Deals: Monthly deals for golfers on the go. How we use your e-mail ...
Travel Blog | Travel + Leisure

Culinary Tourism
By NWP
When I first came to Portland 27 years ago, yes, there were places to go and things to do, but by and large, now is a great time to be experiencing all that Oregon has to offer in regards to tourismand hospitality. People love to travel, love good ...
Northwest Palate

Israel issues travel warning on Turkey - Yahoo! News
Turkey was a popular tourist destination for Israelis, but that has sharply declined. ... Israel is now issuing a travel warning to NY. Fearing more hostilities.
news.yahoo.com/israel-issues-travel-warning-turkey-1919321...

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