Friday, April 27, 2012

Terror Tourism: A Day At Chernobyl

Terror Tourism: A Day At Chernobyl, 26 Years Later (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post
It takes a certain kind of tourist to sign away their life and board a bus to the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster. April 26, 2012 marks 26 years since the devastating explosion at Ukraine's Chernobyl power plant. Within the past year, ...

Nicaraguan Tourism Board Partners With Orbitz (NYSE:OWW) And TACA Airlines To ...
MarketWatch (press release)
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Nicaraguan Tourism Board (INTUR) has launched a partnership with Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) , the leader in global onlinetravel, and TACA Airlines, one of the fastest growing airlines ...

Puntacana Resort & Club Honored by AAA for Dining Offerings
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- PUNTACANA Resort & Club®, the luxuryresort destination in the Dominican Republic, has been honored with two prestigious distinctions by earning AAA Diamond Awards for 2012 for two of its restaurants.

US Issues Travel Alert for Pakistan
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The US Thursday issued a travel advisory for its citizens in Pakistan, asking them to take precautions for the next two weeks. In a message posted on its website, the US Embassy in Islamabad restricted its employees “from going to restaurants and ...

'Dark tourism' getting even more popular
New York Daily News
None offer the relaxing, lighthearted experience many of us have come to expect onvacation, but all have become accepted tourist destinations -- and such visits are only increasing in popularity. Now, a team from the UK's University of Central ...

New York Daily News

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Who pays when prez politicks?
CBS News
The souped-up Boeing 747 that typically serves as Air Force One costs $179750 an hour to operate, according to the latest Pentagon calculations, meaning that expenses for presidential travel mount quickly. And, no matter what the reason for the ...

France threatens to pull out of Europe's borderless travel zone if its ...
Washington Post
Under current rules, the so-called Schengen zone of 26 European nations protects its common outside borders only, and allows free travel inside the member nations. The system is flawed where borders are at their weakest, allowing for tens of thousands ...

Free travel if you're sexy and you know it
WNEM Saginaw
Entertainment News from AP By Caitlin Williams - email The website MissTravel.com offers a two-step process for woman looking to both date and travel at the same time. (Source: MissTravel.com) (RNN) - Ladies, if you like to travel and you're looking ...

Explore Tibet newly launches Responsible Travel and Tourism
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Explore Tibet introduces Responsible Travel and Tourism to Travelers on April 26th says:" Being a local travel company, Explore Tibet has a particular responsibility to introduce the practices of Responsible Tourism in Tibet.

Special Needs/Accessible Travel Segment Now a Mainstream Market; Travel ...
MarketWatch (press release)
DANIA BEACH, Fla., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- As the Baby Boomer generation has started to retire and will continue to over the next 20 years, and the number of individuals with special needs continues to increase, the accessible travel ...

Demeure's Curated Portfolio Reaches 1400 Vacation Homes
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 Demeure announced today that its growing portfolio has surpassed 1400 full-service, professionally-managed vacation homes in top destinations around the world. Its members booked millions in travel in 2011, ...

Galaxy to Invest $2.1 Billion to Expand Resort in Macau
BusinessWeek
By Vinicy Chan on April 26, 2012 Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. (27), the Macau casino operator that more than tripled earnings last year, plans to invest about HK$16 billion ($2.1 billion) to almost double the size of its resort in the world's ...

Delta, US Airways see strong travel demand
BusinessWeek
And both said travel demand appears to be holding up, suggesting that planes will be full and fares will be higher for the busy summer travel season. Delta, the nation's second-biggest airline, said it will reduce flying as much as 3 percent during the ...

Have hottie? Will travel
Chicago Tribune
MissTravel.com, a new site that launched in early April, aims to pair the beautiful people of the world with the deep-pocketed for travel on the rich partner's dime. Visitors to the site are greeted by a comely brunette sitting knock-kneed atop a pink ...

Galaxy spending $2 billion for new phase of Macau resort
Reuters
HK) said on Thursday it plans to invest HK$16 billion ($2.06 billion) in the second phase of its latestresort in the world's largest gambling destination. Home-grown Asian casino companies are stepping up their game and taking on Las Vegas gambling ...

GOP Questions Obama's Travel Accounting
New York Times (blog)
“Throughout his administration, but particularly in recent weeks, President Obama has been passing off campaign travel as 'official events,' thereby allowing taxpayers, rather than his campaign to pay for his re-election efforts,” the RNC said in a ...

Republicans complain taxpayers fund Obama political travel
Chicago Tribune
In a letter on Wednesday to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) comptroller general requesting a formal inquiry, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus alleged a "misuse of government funds" relating to certain presidential travel ...

Galaxy Invests $2 Billion To Double Size Of Casino Resort
Forbes
Billionaire Lui Che Woo said on Thursday that Galaxy Entertainment Group plans to invest 16 billion Hong Kong dollars ($2.06 billion) to expand its newest casino resort. Located on the Cotai Strip, the Galaxy Macau will almost double in size after the ...

RNC calls for investigation into Obama's travel costs for ambiguously ...
ABC News
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus's letter to Comptroller General Gene Dodaro of the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the investigative arm of Congress, caps an escalating campaign of complaints by Republicans about Obama's election-year travel.

" Pronghorn resort given notice; Deschutes County cites failure to build hotel ...
Bend Bulletin
Developers of the resort northeast of Bend were supposed to build one unit of tourist lodging, such as a hotel room, for every two single-family residential lots at the resort. Instead, the resort currently has one unit of tourist lodging for every ...

RNC: Investigate Obama's Travel
Daily Beast
The president's campaign is required to reimburse the government for any campaign-related travel, according to the Federal Election Commission. White House Spokesman Eric Schultz has responded to the letter, arguing that "this week's travel has been ...

Daily Beast

Sylvia Weiler Joins Sojern as General Manager, Tourism
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Apr 26, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Sojern, the leading travel data and media company, today announced the appointment of Sylvia Weiler as general manager of the company's tourism division. Weiler's primary focus will be ...

TRENDING: Republicans request investigation of Obama travel
CNN (blog)
In a letter to the Government Accountability Office from RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, the committee requested an investigation into Obama's recent travel - including trips this week to Iowa and North Carolina - alleging those trips were more political ...

Attractive ladies travel for free with “generous” partners on ...
By Sebastian Haley
Are you attractive but you don't have the money to travel? That's the exact problem MissTravel.com is looking to solve with its online dating service.
VentureBeat

Elsie's Travel Journal - A Beautiful Mess
By elsiecake
Elsie's Travel Journal. Travel journal 1 For the past few weeks I've been traveling with my husband and I wanted to share this simple travel journal that I've been keeping along the way! The concept is simple... Purchase (or make) a journal you ...
A Beautiful Mess

The Ultimate Luxury Destination : Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and ...
By Ada Teicu
Awaiting guests with its 142 villas, the resort surrounded by white sands accompanies a carefreevacation surrounded by 3.5 miles of Indian Ocean coastline. Encompassing the essence of these words – “where the heart wonders, tranquility ...
Freshome.com

Paradise island politics Zanzibar: a sinking tourist paradise ...
By Linda
ZANZIBAR, Tanzania (eTN) - The tourist island of Zanzibar is celebrating the day of union with mainland Tanzania, while posing a sinking threat, not in the Indian Ocean, but in political turbulence, likely to damage the once famous paradise in East ... ... Advertising · Submit Articles ·. Independent and Global Travel, Tourism, Lifestyle, Entertainment News you only find here · Australia/ NZ & Pacific · Hawaii · USA .... Great Escapes to Exclusive Resort & Golf Course · Fiance Visa| K1 Visa|...
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Tourism budget takes cut in Senate. (AUDIO)
By Bob Priddy
The senate has cut about 25% of tourism division funding approved earlier in House budget bills. Senate appropriations chairman Kurt Schaefer of Columbia says the three-milion dollar cut is necessary because the legislature is failing to pass ...
Missourinet

Streamsong Resort and Conference Center / Alfonso Architects ...
By Alison Furuto
Located in Polk County, Florida, on a 16000 acre property between Orlando and Tampa, the Streamsong Resort and Conference Center, designed by Alfonso.
ArchDaily

Raid on huge resort in national park - The Nation
Phuwaree Resort, with 47 structures on 63 rai of land, is one of more than 100 resorts and second homes found earlier this year to have allegedly been built against the law within the protected park. "We have already taken action against 58 ...
NationMultimedia.com - National

Communist Cuba Again Becoming Tourist Hot Spot - World - CBN ...
Americans have been forbidden to travel to Cuba for more than five decades, but today tourism there is strong and getting stronger. ... tourism there is strong and getting stronger. CBN News travelled to the Communist island nation to see why so many people from around the world are calling Cuba the place to vacation this year. Socialism Fading Away. Fifty years ... Currently, it is still technically illegal for Americans to come here on a tourist visa. During the Pope Benedict XVI's recent ...
CBN.com - CBN News

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The Hollywood Gossip

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