Saturday, March 17, 2012

St. Lucia's Ladera Resort Celebrates 20th Anniversary

St. Lucia's Ladera Resort Celebrates 20th Anniversary
PR Web (press release)
Ladera Resort, the legendary St. Lucia hotel that is a fixture on every major top hotel and awards list, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary Year in 2012. The groundbreaking luxury resort, a haven for celebrities, honeymooners and trendsetters, ...

PR Web (press release) 

Tourist season tips for DC locals; Embassy Chef Challenge recap
Washington Post (blog)
By Andy Smith Tourist season in DC is rapidly approaching. (Patterson Clark - The Washington Post) #DMVReads is a feature designed to help readers share the best local stories with one another. Share your favorite local story of the day with the ...

Guestmob Challenges Online-Travel Incumbents
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Lora Kolodny Online travel upstart Guestmob, which gives travelers deals on 3- to 5-star rated hotel rooms at prices that are 20% to 50% lower than what's available from other majortravel sites, is rolling out its service to 20 US cities.

Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Seattle
By Elaine Porterfield SEATTLE, March 16 (Reuters) - Set between two major mountain ranges, the Olympics and the Cascades, with the Puget Sound's fjord-like waters to the west and massive Lake Washington to the east, ...

Tourism No. 3
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)
When the factoid emerged this week that tourism is the Garden State's third largest industry behind pharmaceuticals and chemicals, it just seemed so hilariously Jersey. Of course it's not so amusing that tourism has slipped to third place after running ...

Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)

New York gay hotel looks to thriving LGBT tourism
"This project has been in the planning for five years, and after 18 months of construction, we are proud to announce the opening of the city's, and maybe even the world's, first gay focused, straight-friendly, urban resort," said co-owner Ian Reisner.

Bangkok airport problems threaten tourist-friendly image
Immigration queues have grown so long travellers have been told to arrive three hours before a flight, an hour longer than in most air hubs, threatening to damage Thailand's tourist-friendly image. The problems have become so acute in recent days that ...

Abandon perfection: Embrace 'wabi sabi' travel in the South
By Cheri Tiernan, Special to CNN Family travel is far from perfect, so embrace that imperfection with a 'wabi sabi' trip. Make it easier on yourself and go regional. In the Southeast, Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Huntsville, Alabama, are packed with ...

Travel Group Event Plans Big At Shores Resorts In Florida In April – Cheap ...
Houston Chronicle
Travel group is going to storm the famous Daytona Beach Shores in April 19 – 20, 2012. The two day program would witness the group going out to the public in the Daytona neighborhood. The aim is to promote their incentive programs and packages.

Mother's Day Treats - Holiday Ideas From Direct Travel Insurance
MarketWatch (press release)
With cheap travel insurance from the specialists as Direct Travel Insurance, you can save money yet still know that this special lady will benefit from excellent cover and great customer service. Instead of a bouquet of flowers: book a weekend in ...

Vote for your favorite European travel destination
Washington Post
Washingtologists consistently post thought-provoking, timely comments on events, communities, and trends in the Washington area. This commenter is a Washington Post editor, reporter or producer. Post Forum members consistently offer thought-provoking, ...

Savannah tourist dies in fall
Atlanta Journal Constitution
By AP SAVANNAH — Police say a 57-year-old tourist died in Savannah after he fell over a handrail onto the old stones paving the pedestrian walkways near the city's historic riverfront. Savannah-Chatham County police said the fatal fall happened at ...

Belarus issuing travel bans
The travel bans, which have been imposed in the past week on a number of journalists, opposition figures and human rights activists, appear to be linked to recent European Union sanctions that prevent top Belarusian officials from entering the EU, ...

Tourism set to generate P3,25bn in 2012
Mmegi Online
World leading travel and tourism researchers estimate that tourism activities will contribute P3,25 billion to the country's economy this year, with all other indicators pointing towards a rosy 2012 for the sector. The World Travel and Tourism Council ...

Perkins on Travel: Best bets for vacations with a learning component
San Jose Mercury News
By Ed Perkins I've always been big on vacations with a purpose, and no matter what your age, learning something new -- in a new environment -- can be a great vacation experience. For years, seniors and not-yet-seniors have turned first to what is now ...

Travel industry makes final plea over Air Passenger Duty
In an open letter to the Chancellor, the Scottish Passenger Agents Association - which represents Scotland's travel agents and airports - condemned the tax for having a particularly profound impact on tourism businesses north of the border.

Far from megaresorts and spring breakers, a quiet beach getaway outside ...
Washington Post
MAJAHUAL, Mexico — My criteria for a vacation were simple: Warm weather. Postcard beaches. Clear, sunny skies. Long, languid days to immerse myself in beach books. A price that wouldn't break the bank. And most of all, solitude.

Exclusive resort living is a sweet reality at The Amaryllis
Philippine Star
One solid proof is The Amaryllis, as DMCI Homes together in a joint venture agreement with the Floirendo family-run Kensington Management Corp. brings another resort-inspired development, in a 4764-sqm. property in New Manila, Quezon City.

Budget 2012: Travel, hospitality to become more expensive
Economic Times
"We expect tour prices to increase due to the cascading effect of the service tax increase resulting in an adverse impact on the travel and tourism industry as a whole," Thomas Cook India Managing Director Madhavan Menon said.

Kenya sees tourism income down on euro, al Shabaab
By Beatrice Gachenge | NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya expects tourism revenues to fall this year as the euro zone crisis hits confidence in key markets and foreign governments issue travel alerts over the threat from Somalian militants, its tourism minister ...

Deadline for hotel pools to be ADA-compliant extended
The non-profit works educating travel industry companies meet on the needs of travelers with disabilities - a group that's been growing as the US population ages. This year, the American Hotel & Lodging Association - the industry's main lobby - has ...


Officials: 'Hunger Games' boost to NC tourism, economy
Hickory Daily Record
The Department of Commerce's Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development has worked with local partners to leverage the economic opportunities of “Hunger Games” tourism. Newly developed travel tools, accessed at, will guide visitors to ...

AAA Adds EV Charging Station Locations to Digital Mapping Tools
MarketWatch (press release)
ORLANDO, Fla., March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AAA's TripTik Travel Planner and TripTik Mobile app alleviate range anxiety for electric vehicle drivers. To help early 1900s motorists plan their fuel stops, AAA marked gas station locations on ...

Travel Photography Inspiration Project: Italy
By Peter West Carey
And that's why I am thankful for this installment in the DPS Travel Photography Inspiration Project because those who submitted photos have found another side of the country and reproduced it in beautiful photographs. They have taken the ...
Digital Photography School

Travel Posters for the Anti-Social
By Jill Harness
Love travel posters but hate leaving the house? Then you'll love these travel posters by H. Caldwell Turner. From Skyrim to The Internet to The Refrigerator, you'll be amazed at all the great places you can visit without ever leaving home.

Travel jargon: What hotel brochures say vs. what they mean ...
By CNNGo staff
As any advertising guru worth his online college travel marketing diploma will tell you, the secret to attracting travelers to a destination and filling hotel rooms is to embellish the goods without lying. But don't listen to us.
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Tourism Ads for Lazy People | Adweek
By David Gianatasio
That headline tops one of H. Caldwell Turner's amusing "Travel Posters for Lazy People" over at CollegeHumor. The illustration shows a mountain-temple-style PC puking rainbows, and the trip is offered by the "Too Many Tabs Tourist Agency.
Adweek : Advertising & Branding

Startup shootout: Travel sites still struggle on mobile devices ...
By Dylan Tweney
Here's the scenario: You've arrived at the airport only to discover that the airline canceled your flight and — oops — forgot to notify you. But when you pull up a travel site on your phone to book a new reservation, it takes ages for the site to load ...

Nominations Wrap Up For Nevada Tourism Campaign
Nevadans have one more day to nominate their favorite in-state destination as part of the Discover Your Nevada tourism campaign.
KOLO - HomePage - Headlines
Travel Smarter 2012: Use CouchSurfing to ditch your hotel addiction ...
By Sean McLachlan
More recently, local CouchSurfers gave me a ton of information that helped inform my travelseries on Greece. One memorable night, two Athenians showed me around the Exarchia neighborhood. We visited some great bars I probably would ...
Consumers Warned About Travel Scams |
By Gant Team
HARRISBURG – Attorney General Linda Kelly has cautioned consumers, both travelers and property owners, to be on the lookout for scams that are linked to summer vacation rentals and vacations. “Internet sites, like Craigslist, or other online ...
Travel posters for lazy people - Holy Kaw!
Media_http0mediacolle_mftgc. Media_http0mediacolle_cpmna. Too lazy, busy, or strapped for cash to take a vacation? Caldwell Turner of College Humor has you covered with a series oftravel posters that encourage you to venture no further ...
Holy Kaw!
Luxury Anguilla Zemi Beach Resort Community Launched, a ...
By Michael Gerrity
The exclusive island of Anguilla is due to receive even more interest with the highly anticipated launch of Zemi Beach, a new luxury boutique beachfront resort in the Caribbean. Stretching along 1000ft of beachfront at Shoal ... Beyonce and Jay Z, Alec Baldwin, Harvey Weinstein, Will Smith, Michael Jordan, Paul McCartney, Sandra Bullock, Ellen DeGeneres and John Malkovich have all been known to enjoy a luxury vacation in Anguilla. Zemi-Beach-Resort-Anguilla.jpg. Zemi Beach ...
WPC News Center
Gears of War Turn: Globalist Might Resort to 'Plan B' :
By Shepard
The Intel Hub By Shepard Ambellas March 15, 2012. Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has signaled to the public and his globalist minions to essentially expect Israel to launch an attack on Iran. This rhetoric is clear. Kissinger was ...

60-Second Sell: Rhythm's Packaway Travel Series Boardshort ...
By Kailee Bradstreet
Rhythm has released its Packaway Travel Series for Spring 2012 as "a response to the inherent tendency toward travel shared by all members of the Rhyt.
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