Thursday, June 21, 2012

Tourism in Greece May Rebound With New Government

Tourism in Greece May Rebound With New Government
Tourism revenue was down 15 percent in the first quarter of the year and the German branch of the Thomas Cook travel agency (TCG:LN) said last month that ...

Sears steps into travel market with website that sells vacation ...
Chicago Tribune
At Sears, even vacations can be put on layaway.The Hoffman Estates-based retailer is launching, a travel website offering vacation and ...

Four Seasons Announces New Resort on Dubai's World-Renowned ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"Being the Middle East's biggest tourism hub with a highly mature hospitality ... growth and contribute to Dubai's status as a major luxury tourist destination." ... brand name that is synonymous with luxurious travel, we are confident its presence ...

Summer Vacation Perennial: The Mountains or the Beach?
ABC News (blog)
Grab your flip-flops and break out the blanket: The beach beats the mountains in their perennial summertime battle as the country's more popular vacation ...

Duluth flooding: Travel dangerous; I-35 closed; evacuations advised ...
Pioneer Press
Major flooding in northeastern Minnesota has closed roads, Duluth city hall and a university campus and has authorities recommending emergency travel only.

Opryland hotel explosion damage estimated at $750K
The Tennessean
Debbie Ostrander of Elk Grove, Calif., checks her phone as she and others wait to get back into the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center June 19, ...

Songtsan Travel Offers Nomadic Trek
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Songtsan Travel, a Lhasa-based travel agency, now offers a trek through Tibet's nomadic grasslands. This multi-day trek with camping is ideal for travelers who ...

Gas Explosion at Nashville Hotel Forces Evacuation
A gas explosion at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center caused the evacuation of over 5000 guests Tuesday night.

Simple vacation tips to protect your valuables
Sacramento Bee
According to the U.S. Travel Association, 64 percent of Americans plan to take a leisure trip between May and October of 2012. This is up from 61 percent last ...

AAA projects Fourth of July travel to rise by nearly 5 percent
Boston Globe
The Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday this year, but a midweek holiday won't slow down the travelplans for many Americans. Citing comparatively low gas ...

Travel plights: What would you do in these tricky airline situations?
based travel agency has more than 20 offices in Michigan. ... If you were traveling with a companion on vacation and you received an upgrade to first class, ...

Outlet outrage, peeping techs top travel peeves-survey
NEW YORK, June 20 (Reuters) - American travelers don't want to leave home without their laptops and smartphones, fear the devices will be stolen, and suffer ...

TRAVEL: Airport security to get faster, better
Bethany Beach Wave
On the first day of summer vacation this year, my kitchen was trashed while I was .... One is a turnstile called N-Glance and the other is a portal called PassPort, ...

A foodie's tour of Cuba
Fox News
Travel restrictions preventing American tourists from visiting Cuba have relaxed ... La Bodeguita is a well known tourist hang out, thanks to Ernest Hemingway.

Brazil's newest tourist attraction: Slums of Rio de Janeiro
The Idaho Statesman
Avoid bringing bedbugs home from vacation ... She thinks tourism could serve as one tool to end the stereotypes that often are projected onto communities such ...

Intel Survey Finds "Outlet Outrage" and "Peeping-Techs" Are New ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"Gone are the days of travel as simple escape of 'daily life' as more people seek to enhance and share vacation experiences in real-time and use technology to ...

Bermuda resort lets divers explore shipwreck
A luxury resort in Bermuda this summer has arranged for guests to explore a shipwreck that dates back to the 17th century. Guests at Rosewood's Tucker's Point...


AAA: Cheaper gas prices to encourage more July Fourth travel
Tulsa World
Fourth of July travel volumes will be nearly 42 percent higher than during the depths of the recession in 2009, according ... PRNEWSFOTO / Disneyland Resort ...

Medical Tourism — Marginal Revolution
By Alex Tabarrok
But do you know about medical tourism to the United States? By some estimates, around 400000 people travel to the United States for medical treatment every year and the big surprise is that for tourists U.S. health care prices can be very low!
Marginal Revolution

Google Maps to soon include waterway travel in England and Wales ...
By Darren Murph
Here in America, avid motorists tend to tick that 'Avoid Ferries' option whenever possible. In England and Wales, however, travel including waterways is.

D-Link SharePort All-In-One Travel Router Now On Sale
By James Johnson
D-Link on Tuesday began selling its all new SharePort All-In-One travel router, a self-contained WiFi router that plugs directly into a wall socket without.
The Inquisitr

8 ways to save big on summer travel - Travel Kit
By Editors of Budget Travel
Budget Travel is second to none when it comes to practical tips to take the hassle -- and the expense -- out of a summer vacation. Here, our favorite insider secrets and online tools to get you where you want to be. Save on: Lodgings How: ...
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John Lott's Website: Private travel to the moon?
By John Lott
Private travel to the moon? Note that Americans are having to set up this company in the UK. From the Financial Times: Britain could become the first country to fly a tourist around the moon, after an Isle of Man-based company announced that ...
John Lott's Website
Travel Mashups Dominate API Mashup Contest
By Romin Irani
The best projects receive further help, including mentoring and links to angel investors. Travelmashups dominated the winners with Tripomatic, an online trip planner winning the top honors. The organizers published some interesting statistics ...
Transient travel momentum aids recovery
With the summer travel season kicking off, an election year already well underway, fluctuating ... In fact, transient travel has been trending upward for years now.

Ofer Wolberger's Life With Maggie Travel Diary « Beautiful/Decay ...
New York City based Ofer Wolberger's ongoing series Life With Maggie resembles a photographic travel diary that follows a mysterious girl simply known as ...

Travel destinations
i want to swim here!! Senegal's Lake Retba, or as the French refer to it Lac Rose, is pinker than any milkshake. Experts say the lake gives off its pink hue due to ...

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