The flotilla will be over seven miles long and travel 25 miles of the Thames, passing every bridge in central London, some of which will be open to spectators at each end. For help with finding a spot to watch, click on: here 4 pm After the procession, ...
Travel Picks: Top 10 camping destinations
With that in mind, the experts at online travel website Cheapflights (www.cheapflights.com) have come up with a list of top 10 camping destinations. Reuters has not endorsed this list: 1. Lake District National Park - Cumbria, England The largest ...
Passport is key to replacing lost documents
New York Daily News
Q. I lost my essential documents: a state photo ID, my green card, my passport, my social security card and other documents. Which one should I replace first? Name withheld, New Haven, Conn. A. The easiest document for you to replace may be your...
New York Daily News
Phoenix Resort Announces Return of its Most Popular Summer Hotel Deal
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
It's back: JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa kicks off the summer travel season with its Family Fling & Swing Package Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Enjoy a summer lovin' getaway for the young and young at heart when a popular Phoenix ...
No Staycation: More Canadians Plan to Travel this Summer--BMO 2012 Summer ...
MarketWatch (press release)
TORONTO, ONTARIO, Jun 01, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- According to BMO's 2012 Summer Travel Survey, more Canadians will take a summer vacation this year compared to 2011 and the majority will spend their vacation dollars in Canada.
Bengal to make Sagar Island a tourist attraction
New York Daily News
Sagar Island (West Bengal), June 1 — The West Bengal government will undertake infrastructural development in the sagar Island in South 24-Parganas district with a view to promote tourism, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Friday.
Local Travel Agents Booking Space Flights for $200K
As a Bay Area luxury travel agent for more than three decades, Lynda Turley Garrett never thought she'd be selling trips to outer space. For the past five years, however, the president of Alpine Travelin Saratoga has been doing just that as an ...
Canada quits UN tourism body over Mugabe appointment
Canada has formalised its withdrawal from the UN tourism body after Robert Mugabe was invited to become a global leader in the sphere and sent a letter in recognition of Zimbabwe's co-hosting of the organisation's general assembly next year.
Oregon Delivers Innovative, Personalized Travel Planning
By Travel Oregon SALEM, Ore., May 31, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers arranging their summer vacations have a new set of digital tools to make planning an Oregon getaway easier, according to the Oregon Tourism Commission (dba Travel Oregon).
Top 5 travel compact cameras
A good travel camera should feature a slim, lightweight chassis and versatile long-zoom optics (preferably more than 5x). Some long-zoom compacts sport unique features, too. The Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR, for instance, has an inbuilt GPS module for ...
Summer Travel, Entertaining can Bring Special Insurance Concerns
Taking an extended vacation? Insurance companies may consider unoccupied homes as high risk because they are at increased risk of theft, vandalism, fire, and water damage. Check with your insurance company before you leave for a long trip.
Md. ski resort owner talks with prospective buyers
By DAVID DISHNEAU The owners of Wisp, Maryland's only ski resort, have met with a number of potential buyers in their efforts to stave off financial failure, one of the partners said Thursday. But selling the western Maryland resort is not inevitable, ...
New York's Latest Tourism Pitch: I [Anything] NY
This summer, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the state will be crowd-sourcing a new tourist campaign to allow the iconic “I [Heart] NY” logo to be replaced with “I [insert anything here] NY.” It's easy to see why the state's tourismfolks ...
31, 2012 06:20 PM The company that was planning an $800 million resort and conference center in southeast Mesa appears to be getting out of the resort -development business. Nashville-based Gaylord Entertainment Inc. said Thursday that it has agreed to ...
Tourism Matrix - Tuku - a Worthy Tourism Ambassador
They poured out of their homes and hotels in the resort town, they indeed poured from the neighbouring villages in Jambezi communal lands while others drove or hiked from the distant coal mining town of Hwange, all for the rare entertainment ...
Travel Photography Inspiration Project: Cambodia
By Peter West Carey
Kirsty-Larmour-Cambodia-05. Kids exploring around Angkor Wat/Bayon by Kirsty Larmour. Tip: Make sure you remember to capture your own family exploring the country too – you don't always have to take the posed typical tourist photos to show that they were enjoying themselves and taking it all in.... Bokor Hill Station is an old French resort sitting on a high plateau in southern Cambodia. At New Years they opened the new road, still under construction, so that Cambodians could ...
Digital Photography School
Nestled in one of the largest lagoons in the scenic Maldives, Soneva Gili by Six Senses offers a large degree of comfort in its over-sized villas, strongly connected to the landscape. According to the official description provided by the resort staff, ...
As a Bay Area luxury travel agent for more than three decades, Lynda Turley Garrett never thought she'd be selling trips to outer space. ... To become an agent booking clients for the 2.5-hour trip to space, Garrett had to apply to become a contractor, showing she could sell luxury travel and that she had a passion for galactic tourism. “I pinch myself that I'm able to sell space travel,” Garrett said. The travel agent plans to eventually join her clients and jet off on the spacecraft and was ...
CBS San Francisco
By Chris Owen
"Consumers want deeper, richer experiences when they travel," said David Patron, vice president of American Express Travel in a Wall Street Journal report. "When a traveler visits a destination they want to understand the local traditions and ...
By Katie McLaughlin
By CNN's Jack Cafferty: Space travel might soon be a reality for the average Joe -- or at least for wealthy average joes With NASA shuttering the shuttle program and the government decreasing funding for the space program, private ...
Wander MN: Giant's Ridge Golf & Ski Resort « CBS Minnesota
By Cole Premo
The Tourist Board made arrangements for me to stay, gratis, at the Lodge at Giant's Ridge, a golf and ski resort just east of Biwabik. Giant's Ridge is an all-seasons resort, with two 18-hole golf courses, hiking, and mountain biking in the warmer ...
Here's a country-by-country look at travel and tourism in the region as it stands now. ... Vital to the economy of nations like Tunisia and Egypt, tourist numbers ...