Tuesday, June 5, 2012

The Eat Well Guide Travel Map

The Eat Well Guide Travel Map Offers Healthy Eating Options for ...
By Alan Henry
The Eat Well Everywhere travel map is a service from the Eat Well Guide, which can help you find CSAs, farmer's markets, stores, restaurants, and other healthy dining options anywhere you go. The travel map can do the same—just type in where you are in the ... Once you've decided on where to stop, you can head out knowing you won't have to resort to the drive through just because you're not familiar with the area. How do you manage to eat healthy when you're on the move, or in ...

Disneyland Resort Update
USA TODAY (blog)
With the summer travel season upon us, and in the wake of the recent Disneyland Resort price increase that saw tickets climb as much as 20 percent, vacationers are understandably looking for ways to save on park admission. But before you snap up that ... 

7 Travel Tools for Planning Your Family Adventure
By Stephanie Buck
Recently, Trippy incorporated vacation planning into its otherwise simple "pinboard" functionality. Trippy's new map tool locates all the photos you've posted to your boards and pins them to a world map, so you can localize your travel wish list.

Tourism Australia woos Asian investment
The Australian
TOURISM Australia has made a pitch to dramatically increase the level of Chinese investment in the local tourism industry and snare Australia a greater share of the estimated 100 million Chinese tourists tipped to be travelling the world by 2020.

Montreal tourism fears summer chill from Quebec student strike
But Lecas and others who depend on tourism worry that a sometimes violent student strike will hurt business during the Grand Prix, and the event-focused tourism season it kicks into high gear. "It's kind of scary to know that this weekend represents ...

Spain Tourism Boost Fizzles Amid Recession
By Angeline Benoit on June 04, 2012 Spanish registered unemployment in May fell less than a year earlier as a deepening recession in the euro area's fourth-largest economy damped hiring in the run up to the country's peak tourism season.

Tourism Australia Launches A$250M Global Campaign In China
MarketWatch (press release)
SYDNEY, June 4, 2012??, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The latest phase of TourismAustralia's global marketing campaign, There's nothing like Australia, has been launched today in China - Australia's fastest growing and most valuable overseas tourism ...

Songtsan Travel Announces Mt. Kailash 16-Day Overland Tour
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Songtsan Travel announces a 16-day journey to Mount Kailash. It is considered the holiest mountain in Asia, and is held sacred in the traditions of Bon, Hinduism, and Jainism. Pilgrims travelthousands of miles on foot to circumambulate the mountain ...

Emirate's Tourism Industry Unites For Seasonal Campaign
Abu Dhabi City Guide
More than 80 representatives from Abu Dhabi's tourism industry gathered at the five-star The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa today to put the final touches on Summer in Abu Dhabi - the emirate's four-month seasonal campaign which ends on September ...

News, Sports, and Travel go Metro in Windows 8 Release Preview
Ars Technica
Imagine our surprise, then, to discover that the Bing team has since developed another three apps for the Windows 8 Release Preview: News, Sports, and Travel. Naturally, each app borrows a similar look and feel from Finance, with a big-picture cover ...

Family Travel Leaders Poshbrood and Ciao Bambino Launch "Camp Omni" Campaign
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 School's almost out and summer family travel just got a whole lot easier. Poshbrood and Ciao Bambino recently teamed with Omni Hotel & Resorts to support their "Camp Omni" package that offers families big fun for ...

Business travel convention will feature 'Saturday Night Live' star Seth Meyers
By Chris Reidy, Globe Staff The Global Business Travel Association said Monday that Seth Meyers, a star on the ''Saturday Night Live'' TV show, will be a featured speaker at its upcoming convention at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

Nudist expo bares all in naked tourist industry
Fox News
For many nudists, stripping to bare the essentials for what makes a great vacation is part of fighting misconceptions of their community. "We're just the same people you sit next to on a subway, or at the library, or at the school board meeting," said ...

Travel Channel and Gaiam Release The Layover Season 1 on DVD
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Gaiam, Inc., a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced the release of The Layover Season 1 on DVD under its exclusive home video license agreement with Travel Channel.

Medical Tourism: Why More Boomers Are Going Abroad For Treatment
Huffington Post
Once only something done by the incredibly wealthy, medical tourism is "really turning into something people understand," said Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders, which produces guidebooks on medical travel. The organization estimates that ...

Tourism Australia targets China's 'appy' travellers in new campaign
Sydney Morning Herald
TOURISM Australia launched its latest global marketing campaign in Shanghai yesterday, a $250 million updated version of ''There's nothing like Australia'' that was first rolled out to the world in 2010. Under grey and smoggy skies in China's ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Kidnapped British Tourist In Turkey Released Unharmed
RTT News
(RTTNews) - A British tourist allegedly kidnapped by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) from a Turkish highway in the south-eastern province of Diyarbakir has been released unharmed, provincial Governor Mustafa Toprak said on Monday.

The Kardashians Enjoy Making Elaborate Lip-Synch Videos While On Vacation
This isn't the family's first on-vacation lip-synch clip. As Buzzfeed points out, they've done this before – again and again. They've made these same clips during trips to Bora Bora, a ranch, while on the set of their Christmas card photo shoot and now ...


Mobistar launches Travel Data Control
Travel Data Control lets customers choose their own maximum mobile surfing budget abroad Brussels, 4 June 2012 - Lots of customers still hesitate to use the Internet on their mobile phone or tablet abroad as they have no view on what it will cost them.

Travel Channel's THE LAYOVER Season 1 Now Available on DVD
Broadway World
Gaiam, Inc., a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced the release of THE LAYOVER Season 1 on DVD under its exclusive home video license agreement with Travel Channel. The first season of this tourist's delight follows Anthony Bourdain through ...

Persian Gulf Stocks: Al Tayyar Travel, Aldar, Saudi Real Estate
Al Tayyar Travel Group (ALTAYYAR) , the Saudi company that offers travel services and organizes vacation packages, was at 60 riyals in its trading debut on the Saudi Tadawul. Aldar Properties PJSC (ALDAR) rose the most in almost two weeks, ...

Travel dilemmas: Frequent flier miles and the merger effect
Sacramento Bee
... fewer seats to choose from as the airlines eliminate redundant routes. So if a vacation to a faraway destination - one served by American or US Airways - is possible, this might be the time to do so. Have a travel dilemma? Write to travel@latimes.com.

Tourism Australia launches $250m ad blitz in China
ABC Online
Tourism Minister Martin Ferguson has selected China's largest city to kick-off the latest broadcast, print and online campaign. Titled There's Nothing Like Australia, the advertisements feature world-famous locations including the Sydney Harbour Bridge ...

Tourism Australia pins hopes on China
By Tony Bartlett, AAP Tourism writer With more than 500 million internet users, China could be the mouse that roared for Tourism Australia's (TA) new global marketing campaign. The digital world will play a pivotal role in the success of the $250 ...

Southwest Airlines And AirTran Airways Announce Winter Flight Schedules ...
MarketWatch (press release)
4, 2013, which means Customers can now book for the highly-anticipated holiday travel season! Southwest also announced that it will begin service to Florida's Key West Airport (EYW) on Nov. 4, 2012, assuming all flying from AirTran.

Hotel rates for business travelers near pre-recession levels
Los Angeles Times
A survey by Capital One found 52% of those who plan to travel this summer expect to use credit card reward points to cover costs, up from 42% a year ago. Above, travelers at LAX. (Gina Ferazzi, Los Angeles Times / November 9, 2011) By Hugo Martín, ...

Los Angeles Times
NY Cab Crash Kills Driver, Utah Tourist, Hurts Boy
By The Huffington Post News Editors
The grandmother and boy were to meet her best friend and the friend's grandson on the vacation, with plans including New York Yankees games, a foray to Central Park and other diversions, Nicholson said. "She was making it his birthday ...
The Huffington Post | Full News Feed

Bikini Parades: Sexy Ladies as Tourist Attraction - The Society Pages
By Lisa Wade
The aim is to promote tourism. I will just say this plainly: When women's bodies are transformed from attractive to an attraction, we are seeing sexual objectification. They are saying: “We have sexy ladies.” I use the possessive on purpose. Their audience is (presumably heterosexual) men who are being promised that the city will deliver sexy ladies to them if they travel there. Why women participate in these things, I don't know. Well, actually, I have an idea. See also, Danish women as...
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Bill allows golf carts to travel farther | SCNOW
MYRTLE BEACH, SC- Beginning October 1, 2012, a new bill takes affect in South Carolina that allows golf cart users to travel farther from their home.
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Developing a Tourism Continuity Plan - eTurboNews
Global Events · eTN Contacts & Team · Advertising · Submit Articles ·. Global Travel and TourismIndustry News · Australia/ NZ & Pacific · Hawaii · USA & Canada ... No two tourism destinations or attractions are totally alike, and, therefore, perhaps the first thing to remember about a good continuity plan is that it must be tailored-made to fit your particular circumstance. Do not simply use someone else's or a boilerplate plan. What may work in one location may simply not work in another...

Tech And Travel Gear For Dads And Grads | Gadling.com
By Kraig Becker
It's time to go shopping for the latest technology and travel gear for the dads. ... The device features two tweeters and a woofer for a surprisingly big sound and its included waterproof leather case makes it an excellent travel companion.

Multi-Billion-Dollar Revel Resort Takes AC Luxury To New Heights ...
Visitors can now revel in luxury at the Revel, a brand new, high-end resort in Atlantic City. NY1'sTravel reporter Valarie D'Elia filed the following report. Wonder what it's like to feel like a billion, or $2.4 billion to be more precise? Atlantic City's ...
Top Stories - NY1.com

Foes Of Immigration Law Push Statewide Tourism Boycott - WHNT-TV
By Nick Banaszak
It's the time of year when visitors hit the beaches, parks and other tourist-friendly attractions of Alabama, but not everyone wants the out-of-towners here. ... Foes Of Immigration Law Push Statewide Tourism Boycott. Posted on: 9:22 pm, June 3, ...
WHNT.com -- Huntsville News &...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, floating eco ...
By Inhabitat
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Next month,

ASEAN moves to promote bloc as single tourist destination - Home ...
Attending a TV debate session entitled "Driving Growth through Travel and Tourism" at the WEF, Pangestu called on her ASEAN counterparts to further tap into ...

Tourism Australia woos Asian investment - One News Page
Tourism Australia woos Asian investment: TOURISM Australia has made a pitch to dramatically increase the level of Chinese investment in the local tourism ...

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