Saturday, June 30, 2012

Mexico Tourism Thrives in Spite of Violent Crime

Mexico Tourism Thrives in Spite of Violent Crime
Voice of America
Mexican tourist destinations tend to be as safe or safer than the cities where many tourists live.... “One of every 12 jobs in the world are related to travel and tourism,” Guevara said. But Mexico's image as a tourist destination has suffered from a ...

Capture and share trips with a travel blog
USA TODAY (blog)
By Kim Komando, Special for USA TODAY. Updated 6/29/2012 8:14 AM. Comments. The annual rite of summer — the family vacation — hasn't changed much over the years, but the way we record and share our journeys sure has.

USA TODAY (blog)

11 mobile apps to enhance your travel experience
The app lists airports by city name along with information about expected prices and travel times via various available options such as taxi, bus, train, car rental and even helicopter. It also indicates the distance from the city center to the airport ...

Vacation layaways: One more way to pay for your trip (blog)
Sears jumped into the vacation layaway business last week with the launch of, offering an introductory sale of “100 vacations for less than $399" to destinations such as Orlando, Las Vegas, New York or the Caribbean. Smart? Maybe.

Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in idyllic Paros and Santorini
Chicago Tribune
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Greece is struggling under a mountain of debt, violent street protests erupt in the capital Athens, and world financial markets fear Greece will exit the euro zone.

New York girl electrocuted at Florida mini-golf course
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - An 11-year-old girl who waded into a small pond and died while playing miniature golf at a central Florida resort was electrocuted, the medical examiner ruled on Thursday.Ashton.

Travel Insurance Policies for 5 Trip Types
Fox Business
Travel insurance for 5 ways to get away. ... If you're going to a hurricane-prone resort area: While most comprehensive travel insurance policies do cover weather problems and delays, the weather event has to become more than a mere threat. In other ...

Holiday travel to be heavy for Fourth of July
The State Journal-Register
Lower gasoline prices and a holiday that falls in the middle of the week are factors in the increased number of people expected to go more than 50 miles from home for the Fourth of Julytravel period, according to AAA Chicago. ... "For a lot of people ...

AAA predicts record travel numbers for Fourth of July holiday
The Huntsville Times - (blog)
"This is the second holiday this year where travelers indicated a determination totravel while economizing by actively seeking value-added travel options and activities," AAA Alabama spokesman Clay Ingram said. AAA considers the July 4th holiday ...

The Huntsville Times - (blog)

Friday is Bay Area getaway day for unusually busy July 4 travel surge
San Jose Mercury News
With the economy creeping up, gas prices trickling down and the possibility for a rare weeklong summer vacation looming, 4.8 million Californians expect to travel at least 50 miles this July 4 holiday, the highest number in a decade. It's a 5.2 percent ...

Four Seasons Resort Maui Celebrates World-Famous Red Violin
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
... Bar e Ristorante, Spago Maui and DUO, a premium steak and seafood restaurant. Four Seasons Resort Maui -- a vacation geared to action adventurers, those guests wishing to practice the fine art of doing nothing at all, and everyone in between.

San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

East African Tourism-Operators Launch Patform to Push Tourism on Regional ...
On June 14, the East African Tourism Platform was unveiled in Rwanda. It seeks to advocate for the interests of private tourism operators in the five partner states of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundi and promote the region as a single ...

Feel the Magic: Welcome to Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe
MarketWatch (press release)
SANTA FE, N.M., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Four Seasons has added the 87th property to its expanding international portfolio with the rebranding of New Mexico's only AAA Five Diamond resort to Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe ...

Best new travel toys and apps
Washington Post
School's out and you're dying to get to the beach, the mountains or Grandma's house. But getting there can seem as long as the school year. Don't wait for Mom or Dad to dream up ways to entertain you. As you make your packing list, jot down a few of ...

July 4th travel volume expected to be highest in 10 years
Richmond Times Dispatch
That's a 4.6 percent increase from last year, the travel organization said, and the highest predicted Independence Day holiday travel volume in the past decade. "We're ready to host all those visitors," said Diane Bechamps, the Virginia Tourism Corp.'s ...

Time to travel: AAA predicts 5 percent increase over last year
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Today kicks off the longest Fourth of July holiday travel season possible, experts say. ... It's in the heart of tourism season in a time when people traditionally think of taking a vacation." Doak expects gas prices dipping below $3 a gallon may ...

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Flight attendant loses cool aboard NYC plane
A flight attendant on a weather-delayed plane at LaGuardia Airport in New York City yelled at passengers and challenged them to leave the plane if they dared.

AAA says mid-week holiday, lower gas prices will lead to increased travel in ...
Washington Post
AAA says declining gas prices and a mid-week holiday seems to be giving travelers an excuse to take extra vacation days for holiday travel. The auto club is projecting 846000 Marylanders willtravel at least 50 miles or more from home for the holiday ...

View and Share Hottest Travel Videos with Friends and Win Fabulous Prizes ...
MarketWatch (press release)
TW), an innovative solution provider for the connected digital lifestyle, today launched "I Love Summer Travel," a new campaign for travel fans to view videos of the hottest and most populartravel destinations and share with their friends to win ...

Hong Kong skeptical about economic and social rewards of Chinese tourism ...
The wave of mainland tourists started to sweep into Hong Kong in July 2003, when China introduced the individual travel scheme which eventually allowed 270 million mainland residents from 49 cities to visit here multiple times. Under the Closer ...


Officers in Mexico airport drug ring identified
Next story in Travel News Midway Airport back in business after power outage. related ... Lugo's comments on his Facebook page seem to suggest he was recently assigned to Mexico City's airport and that before then he was in the resortcity of Cancun.

Departures Magazine: Travel Gadgets For Summer 2012 (PHOTOS)
By Departures Magazine
Going on a vacation was easy, requiring little more than packing some clothes, grabbing the family and driving off to wherever the spirit moved you. There were no screens built into headrests or automated voices directing the way. Travelers ...
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Fast-Growing Luxury Vacation Club Inspirato Quietly Brings In $15.5 ...
By Eric Eldon
But Inspirato is bringing the concept to the luxury vacation market, driving down the cost of renting Tuscan villas, Napa cottages, and even a seafaring yacht coming next July. And it's doing well enough that it decided to raise another $15.5 ...

Humanity.TV Is the Connected Generation's Travel Channel
By Zoe Fox
Travel television programs haven't changed much over the past several decades. Two filmmakers are hoping to bring some innovation into the space, creating short HD traveldocumentaries for the attention span of Facebook users on a ...
Mashable » US & World

Linden Schaffer: 5 Reasons Using Your Vacation Days Is Good for ...
By Linden Schaffer
People who pride themselves on not taking their vacation days ruin it for the rest of us! Taking ...Here are five reasons to claim those vacation days. ... Don't Let Those Vacation Days Go To Waste | Travel Tips From the Deal Experts | Travelzoo ...
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Kandui Resort Launches New, Interactive Website | SURFING ...
By Jason Miller
With a strong visual component, clean design, streamlined navigation, and unparalleled Mentawai Islands surf travel information we have set the benchmark for the modern day surftravel website. Special thanks to Landonsea Design for ...
SURFING Magazine

Travel Channel's Powerful Bert Kreischer: The Fearless Host (Who's ...
By Anthony Ocasio
Starting tonight on his new Travel Channel series Trip Flip, Kreischer adds to his collection of tales, as he takes two unsuspecting members of the public on the vacation of a lifetime. For the past two years, Kreischer has been host of Travel ...
Screen Rant

Tourism Booms in Mexico as Crime Rises :
By Shepard
At the recent G20 Summit (held in Mexico) economic development was an issue on the table. However, despite the high crime rate Mexico set a tourist record last year of 22 million visitors. The Mexican tourism economy is booming as mexican ...
Pearls and Poodles: Cocosa Sale - Nina Campbell travel cases
By Milly
Cocosa, being the hot spot for discounted luxury items, are selling a range of Nina Campbell travel vanity cases at some amazing reduced prices. The large wash bag for example was £30, now £18 and the smaller bag is £12 from £20.
Pearls and Poodles

AAA Expects Holiday Travel To Skyrocket The Weekend Following ...
By blueshorts1067
AAA says declining gas prices and a mid-week holiday seems to be giving travelers an excuse to take extra vacation days for holiday travel. The auto club is projecting 846000 Marylanders willtravel at least 50 miles or more from home for the ...

Child Custody Tips during Your Summer Vacation | RISMedia
By susanne
Create a vacation schedule. A common way to deal with summer vacations and child custody is to agree on a vacation schedule. If approved by a court, a vacation schedule can replace a regular child custody agreement during holiday times. ... is in place, child custody agreements generally allow a parent to take a child wherever she or he chooses, as long as the child is not in danger and there aren't any other restrictions (for example, limits on out-of-state or foreigntravel). 2.

Travel Programs | The Art Institute of Chicago
Travel programs are offered exclusively to Art Institute members. To become a member, ... For more information on travel programs, please call (312) 443-3115.

Washington DC: McMillan Sand Filtration Site « Got Nikon, Will Travel
Main menu. Skip to content. About · Got Nikon, Will Travel. Camera? Check. Passport? Check. Money? Working on that…

Further travel chaos after floods - Yahoo! News UK
'Further travel chaos after floods' on Yahoo! News UK. Floods have wrecked road and rail ...

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