Monday, April 16, 2012

Travel With the Tate To See the World's Art

Travel With the Tate To See the World's Art
New York Times (blog)
Now, the arts institution is hoping to take its visitors on the road, as part of Tate Travels, a series of 14 trips related to the arts organized in partnership with the Ultimate Travel Company. The first journey, in May, is a four-day trip to St. Ives ...

New York Times (blog) 

Drought, falling tourism threaten Morocco economy
The Seattle Times
The number of hotel nights spent by visitors in Marrakech, the country's main tourist draw, dropped 9 percent, while in the resort city of Agadir they went down 7 percent, according toTourism Ministry figures. The biggest drops were nights spent by ...

Tiger Safaris: A Quick Travel Guide
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Travel tips: Book everything in advance, either through your hotel or a travel agent. If you don't, you may not be allowed in the park at all. A limited number of jeeps per day are allowed in the park, which is divided into four zones.

New Address Verification System Stops Vacation Home Fraud for Rent My Vacation ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
No other competitor has this new technology as Rent My Vacation Home dot com leads the way in the vacation home travel industry. The Address Verification System (AVS) is a system used to verify the address of a person claiming to own a credit card.

Travel bargains: Our best deals of the week
Toronto Star
By Kathryn Folliott Travel Reporter So many of us associate 'cruise ships' with 'buffets', and while hardly fair on the cuisine front—at-sea dining is excellent these days—there's an argument to be made for cruising's smorgasbord approach to ...

Toronto Star

Code-share confusion grounds a vacation
The Seattle Times
His vacation is ruined and the airline still has his money. Can this trip be saved? By Christopher Elliott No comments have been posted to this article. Q: We booked a ticket from Washington, DC, to the Bahamas recently through Expedia.

Vacation packages are good deals for families
New York Daily News
By Paula Conway / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The "Maycation" package at Hidden Pond Resort in Kennebunkport, Maine, includes a range of activities. With summervacation fast approaching, planning ahead can mean money savings you can't ignore.

New York Daily News

Tourism chief sees cultural visits as a valuable and growing market
Buffalo News
Q: How does $4-per-gallon gas affect Buffalo as a tourist market? A: It sort of cuts both ways, really, because people who would have traveled further now travelcloser. And you have to remember we are in this wonderful geography with our proximity to ...

Buffalo News

Tourist pledges to avoid pro-Palestinian activities in order to gain entry ...
A 30-year-old Swedish tourist was forced to sign an 'obligation form,' written in broken English, when she tried to cross the border into Israel from Sinai. By Yaniv Kubovich Tags: Egypt Sinai Israel's Interior Ministry refused to allow a Swedish ...


State's tourism marketing effort goes mobile
Barre Montpelier Times Argus
“We used a number of different assets to drive consumers to this site,” Steve Cook, deputy commissioner of the Department of Tourism and Marketing, told the 29th annual Travel Industry Conference last week. “And our strategy is primarily regeneration, ...

Sites & Sounds: Music Travel News April 2012 (A Top Story)
On Thursday Sites & Sounds: Music Travel News April 2012 was a top story. Here is the recap: antiMusic travel editor Kevin Wierzbicki gives us the lowdown on rock'n travel events this month including the Wild Hog Music Fest, Seabreeze Jazz Festival, ...

New visitors bureau attends Brazilian expo
Orlando Sentinel
By Sara K. Clarke and Jason Garcia, Orlando Sentinel Converge Orlando Inc., the area's new gay-oriented visitors bureau, participated in its first high-profile international travel expo last week. The organization, which aims to attract lesbian, gay, ...

Pasco tourism officials warm up to naturists
Tourism Director Eric Keaton and the county's Tourist Development Council will co-host a summit with the Pasco Area Naturist Development Association, PANDA, during NationalTourism Week on May 8. Pasco County has been a mecca for nudists for more than ...

Radioactive waste may soon travel on DFW highways
Fort Worth Star Telegram
By Anna M. Tinsley Huge numbers of trucks carrying low-level radioactive waste from dozens of states will soon travel highways nationwide -- including those in the Metroplex -- on their way to a remote disposal site in West Texas.

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Chattanooga tourism officials want growth trend to continue
Chattanooga Times Free Press
The Tennessee Tourism Committee will meet Thursday to discuss ways to improve the state's tourism draw and whether to establish a dedicated Tennessee marketing fund. The meeting will take place from 9 to 10 am in The Chattanoogan.

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Welcome to Palestine visitors travel to Israel
Ma'an News Agency
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Visitors on a tour of Palestine began to arrive in Israel on Sunday, as demonstrations were held in European airports to protest the barring of dozens of tourists as part of the 'Welcome to Palestine' initiative.

Ma'an News Agency

Daytona tourism rift raises doubts about appointments
Daytona Beach News-Journal
The resulting controversy has raised questions about whether the owner of a crime-ridden hotel should be on a board in charge of efforts to market the area as a tourist destination and about how the Volusia County Council members should vet their ...

Education, tourism sectors welcome Pakistan-India talks
The News International
KARACHI: People in education, hospitality and tourism industries have welcomed commerce minister Amin Fahim's statement about starting negotiations to open these sectors between Pakistan and India. They said that such industries have potential to ...

Web Buzz:
Los Angeles Times
Raise a glass and toast the simplicity of this site, which uses travel photos as the gateway to choosing your next destination. What it does: Creates tailor-made trips and adventures for such things as a 10-night trip cycling the Himalayas or a private ...
Wishing Well Travel Welcomes Vonni Anderson to Their Team (press release)
Vonni Anderson has joined the team at Wishing Well Travel. Her travel expertise is a welcome addition to help make your Disney vacation magical. Salt Lake City, UT, April 15, 2012 --( Don't be surprised if you see pixie dust twinkling around ...

Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort has plenty to entertain families
The cabins at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear resort in Utica, Ill. Photo by Brian Sirimaturos. Two and a half years ago, my family fell in love with a resort four hours north of here that featured a rustic setting, an indoor water park and an indoor ...

Ellen Creager: It's usually OK to tip staff members at an all-inclusive resort
Detroit Free Press
By Ellen Creager Dear Travel Diva: What are the rules for tipping at an all-inclusive resort? We just vacationed in Riviera Maya (Mexico) and had wonderful service throughout. We left our wait staff, cleaning lady, taxi/shuttle driver, bell-man, ...

Schensul: Travel rankings are handy, but who decides what makes the cut?
No subject is more fraught with list-mania than travel. There are lists for anything and everything related to travel: Austin, Texas, which I visited partly because it showed up on several best-of lists for 2012, is a good microcosm.

Recyclebank's Passport for the Planet challenge | ecofabulous
By Amy Feezor
Learn how other cities and countries are becoming more sustainable and earn incredible prizes along the way with Recyclebank's Passport for the Planet challenge.

BMWK Weekend Travel Guide: Outdoor Family Fun! | Black and ...
By Kirstin Fuller
Spring is officially here and it is time to put those Boy Scout and Girl Scout adventure and survival skills to good use with a little outdoor family fun. The National Park Service wants you to explore, learn, share and give back to America's 397 ...
Black and Married With

By joey
"If you come home as happy as you leave, you have had a good vacation!" Sunrise. (Surfside Beach, SC). Mr. Ho-Hum's Twin ... “Those that say you can't take it with you never saw MY CAR packed for a vacation!” Posted by joey at 2:14 AM ...

Three Beautiful Eco-tourism Escapes in Korea @ HanCinema :: The ...
Eco-tourism is a growing more popular around the world and Korea is no exception. This form of environmentally-friendly, conservation-minded travel it is drawing more foreign tourists to Korea's forests, wetlands and mountains. The improved ...
HanCinema Daily News and Updates

Beyonce Adds More Vacation Pics To Her Tumblr Page [PHOTOS ...
By Shamika Sanders, Staff Writer
beyonce jay-z vacation Beyonce's Tumblr page has become a photo album of her private and fun moments, including intimate shots of husband Jay-Z and sister Solange. Bey recently added new flicks to the popular page, take a look at the ...

John Lott's Website: Former TSA head says: Air travel would be ...
By John Lott
Airport security in America is broken. I should know. For 3½ years—from my confirmation in July 2005 to President Barack Obama's inauguration in January 2009—I served as the head of the Transportation Security Administration. You know ...
John Lott's Website

travel options from Nice to Geneva or Zurich. | Europe Forum ...
By Vijaya_Menon
Hi we afre a family of three on a holiday to france. wanted to look for some travel options from nice to zurich - How much would a taxi cost us and how long would it take ? is there any option of staying overnight in some wine region enroute ...

Caribbean tourism conference kicks off today - Stabroek News ...
By Stabroek staff
Guyana is hoping to cash in on a variety of opportunities at the 13th Annual Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development which begins here.
Stabroek News

All set for sustainable tourism development conference today
By admin
All preparations are in place for the staging of the 13th Annual Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development set to commence today at the Guyana International Conference Centre. The conference ... As the high ranking officials arrive in the country today, the international media delegation is expected to indulge in a tour to get a glimpse of Guyana's beautiful flora and fauna, the vast collection of historical sites and tourist destinations from 9:30h to 15:30h. The occasion ...
Guyana Times - The Beacon of Truth

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