Saturday, April 14, 2012

Travel Picks: Top 10 scenic workouts

Travel Picks: Top 10 scenic workouts
To help you find some spots that are both beautiful and conducive to exercise, the members and editors of travel website ( have compiled a list of the "Top 10 Most Scenic Workouts." Reuters has not endorsed ...

Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Quito, Ecuador
Chicago Tribune
QUITO (Reuters) - Peppered with parks and crafts markets, Quito's status as a UNESCO world heritage site and its sweeping Andean panoramas have made this highland city an up-and-coming tourist destination. The main attractions of Quito, which caters ...

Airlines Resist U.S. Role in Feud With Travel Firms on Fee Data
US airlines are trying to prevent the federal government from forcing them to provide data to travel agents about the extra fees being charged to check a bag or pick an aisle seat. Consumers need those details so they can see all costs of booking a ...


Annual Around The World Travel Adventure Competition Set To Begin
Huffington Post (blog)
For the first time in human history 1 billion tourists travel the world -- that's one in seven of us! From 25 million just 60 years ago to 1 billion: Clearly the globalized world is being realized by those that travel. The Global Scavenger Hunt is ...

The new perks of first-class travel
By Eileen Gunn | NEW YORK (Reuters) - During a recent trip to Colorado, jewelry designer Alicia Mohr planned another vacation from an unusual spot - a hot tub at a Starwood hotel, where she is a platinum-level preferred customer.

Taking the kids to Universal Orlando
Fox News
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man is a technological marvel of an attraction, which makes you feel you are right inside the movieOrlando Universal Resort Consider staying at an onsite hotel like Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. Come before June 7 and save ...

What Is Travel Philanthropy?
Huffington Post (blog)
In an age of increasing awareness of world issues and global needs, there has been a recent surge in travel philanthropy or, more simply put, using travel as a means to give back. The problem many people face when it comes to this, however, ...

Tourism office unveils new slogan
The Union Leader
MANCHESTER — After months of searching for the perfect slogan to summarize the New Hampshire experience, the Division of Travel and Tourism has focused on the state's independent spirit. New Hampshire's new brand campaign aimed at potential visitors ...

Atlantic City Alliance Launches $20 Million Tourism Marketing Campaign on April 16
MarketWatch (press release)
"Transforming Atlantic City's gaming and tourism economy and developing it into a world-class destination and resort is a vital and ongoing commitment of this Administration," said Governor Chris Christie. "With this newly integrated tourism campaign, ...

Mountain peaks, water make up NH brand identity
By LYNNE TUOHY The new logo was unveiled Thursday by the state Division of Travel andTourism Development at the Governor's Conference on Tourism in Manchester. The division also is focusing on a new advertising campaign: "Live Free and .

More families booking vacation rentals as alternative to hotels (blog)
By Leah Messinger, contributor It was on a trip abroad to Israel with their 18-month-old son that Yen Ha and her husband realized they might need a new approach to travel. After arriving at the hotel in Jerusalem and putting her baby to sleep ... (blog)

It's School Vacation Week; Get Out There and Enjoy It
It's also time for the Westborough school's spring vacation week from April 16 to 20. By Liz Nolan About to head down the slide at the Green Thumb is 5-year-old Sylvia Zelnick. It's spring school vacation next week and the weather is warming up, ...

Grindr Unveils Winners for Inaugural Grindr Gay Travel Awards
MarketWatch (press release)
LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Grindr, the premier all-male geo-social network app, today announced the winners of its inaugural Grindr Gay Travel Awards, in conjunction with its attendance at the International Gay & Lesbian ...

Tourist season ending on high note in SW Fla
And Gulf coast tourist and hospitality officials say it was a highly successful season. While estimates for visitors and spending haven't been released, the Fort Myers News-Press ( reports many hoteliers and property managers ...

Obama says Air Force One travel is 'not my choice' in sharp exchange
ABC News
(AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Barack Obama on Thursday firmly rejected any criticism that his worldwide travel on Air Force One or his family's vacations have left him out of touch with Americans' struggles, saying flying aboard the famed ...

Air Canada cancels flights, issues travel alert
Globe and Mail
Air Canada said Friday that it has “revised its ticketing policy for customers booked on flights today and tomorrow,” adding that customers wishing to make alternativetravel plans “can do so without penalty, space permitting, by using Air Canada's ...

Globe and Mail

GSA interns treated to conference at resort
The Associated Press
About 120 interns and 20 GSA executives attended a five-day conference for the interns in May 2010 at a Palm Springs, Calif., resort, according to information provided by the GSA inspector general to a House committee. The House Transportation and ...

Country Closer to Host Major Tourism Summit
Namibia Has Been Short — listed as one of three finalists to host the Adventure Travel World Summit in 2013, an international gathering of over 600 influencers in the adventure travelindustry. A final announcement is expected later this year.

Group travel show boosts interest in regional tourism
Mid-Hudson News
POUGHKEEPSIE – Congregating the best sightseeing venues the Hudson Valley has to offer, the Group Travel Show was held Thursday at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie. Hosted by the Destinations of New York, the expo attracted 70 group tour and ...

Mid-Hudson News

Defying church ban, Egyptian Christians defy church ban and travel to Jerusalem
Washington Post
JERUSALEM — After the death of their spiritual leader, more than 2000 Egyptian Copts have poured into the Holy Land for the Easter holidays, defying a ban he imposed on visiting Jerusalem and other Israeli-controlled areas. The influx — after decades ...

Tourism Malaysia, JATA sign pact
New Straits Times
KUALA LUMPUR: Tourism Malaysia and Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) have signed a memorandum of joint initiative to attract one million Japanese tourists to Malaysia by 2014. Tourism Malaysia in a statement today said the mem orandum was ...

New Straits Times

Heathrow passport control waits of more than an hour
BBC News
Passengers have faced waits of more than an hour at passport control at London's Heathrow Airport two days after it was revealed MPs warned it may struggle to cope during the Olympics. Passengers said it was "chaotic", with huge crowds snaking around ...

BBC News

Air Canada issues travel alert as pilots call in sick
Air Canada issued a country-wide travel alert on Friday as a small group of pilots called in sick, causing cancelled flights and stranded passengers at Canada's largest airports. A message on the airline's website said customers could experience ...

BuzzRaid Expands Personal Finance and Travel Verticals
Albany Times Union
After tremendous growth in all sectors of deals and coupon codes the consumer website BuzzRaid has now announced its expansion into personal finance and travel with everything from tools to find the best credit card to exclusive coupons for individual ...

Thomas Cook exits Jazz travel deal early
Jazz has been operating a small fleet of Boeing 757 jets for the British vacation company since 2010 to sunny destinations during the winter season. The arrangement had another three years to run but Thomas Cook has notified Jazz that it's quitting ...

'Vote Travel' Bus Tour Rolls Through Las Vegas
MarketWatch (press release)
The US Travel Association partnered with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce to hold the first rally as part of the tourismindustry's national bus tour to raise awareness for the importance of ...

State Of The Map 2012 » Travel information
By dkastl
Travel information. Venue. The conference takes place at the Convention Hall (General Research Laboratory Bldg.) at the Komaba II (Research) Campus of the University of Tokyo. Address. 4-6-1 KOMABA MEGURO-KU, TOKYO 153-8505 ...
State Of The Map 2012

yes and yes: Mini Travel Guide: South India
By Sarah Von
The is one of many Mini Travel Guides in which we dip our toes into the world of international travel. This guide ... In Karnataka, these areas are easily accessible by staying at one of the eco-tourism lodges called jungle lodges. Kabini River ...
yes and yes

Rachel Bilson & Hayden Christensen: Barbados Vacation! | Bikini ...
By Just Jared
Rachel Bilson & Hayden Christensen: Barbados Vacation!
Just Jared

Nicholas Stix, Uncensored: What Tourist Would Want to Come to ...
By Nicholas
What Tourist Would Want to Come to America, to Visit Queens? Congressman, Chamber of Commerce, and Travel Functionary Promote More Illegal Immigration. (Read: Cheap Labor!) Via Transparent “Tourism” Scam By Nicholas Stix ...
Nicholas Stix, Uncensored

Recognizing Corinthia's leadership Executive Travel magazine ...
By Linda
Alfred Pisani, Founder and Group Chairman, Corinthia Hotels, was presented with the prestigious Leading Edge Award by the editors of American Express Publishing's ExecutiveTravel magazine in recognition of Corinthia Hotels' leadership within ... ... Independent and Global Travel, Tourism, Lifestyle, Entertainment News you only find here · Australia/ NZ & ....Great Escapes to Exclusive Resort & Golf Course ... Tel Aviv court releases Dutch tourist who threatened to "slaughter Jews " ...
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Peter Greenberg Worldwide – Travel Deals: Big City Spring Savings
Tired of the standard beach getaway? Then it's time to take advantage of all the sightseeing and activities and deals available in a big city.
Peter Greenberg Worldwide

Boracay Resorts | Shangri-La's Boracay Resort and Spa
Boracay resorts, located amidst lush greenery and bordering a beautiful beach front Shangri-La's Boracay Resort and Spa delights it's discerning guests with an ...

Air Canada issues travel alert as pilots call in sick | ...
Air Canada issued a country-wide travel alert on Friday as a small group of pilots staged "illegal job action" by calling in sick, causing cancelled flights and ...

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