Wednesday, June 13, 2012

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Tourist season off to a strong start in Ocean City amid warm weather, weekly ...
Washington Post
OCEAN CITY, Md. — So far this tourist season, Ocean City has hosted a multitude of special events in town that have coincided with mostly sunny and warm weather. The conditions have brought visitors in droves to the resort community, producing what ...

Travel Innovator Hipmunk Raises $15M From IVP and Existing Investors
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jun 12, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- via PRWEB -- Hipmunk, the travel site taking the agony out of travel planning, today announced that the company has closed a $15 million Series B financing round led by Institutional ...

UAE renews travel warning to Lebanon, Syria
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: The United Arab Emirates renewed Monday its warning that citizens should avoid travel to Lebanon at the present time for their safety. WAM quoted Monday Juma Mubarak al-Junaibi, the Foreign Affairs Ministry's undersecretary, as saying the ...

The Daily Star

One in Four Americans Needs a Vacation after a Summer Family Trip, According ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SILVER SPRING, Md., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- With summer travel season kicking into gear, Cambria Suites has shed light on family vacation plans in a recent survey,* including the good, the bad and the slightly irritating.

AirTran Airways Launches 72-Hour Fall Travel Super Sale To Destinations Nationwide
MarketWatch (press release)
(NYSE:LUV) , announced today a 72-hour fall travel super sale with one-way nonstop tickets available for $49, $99, or $139 to select destinations nationwide, based on length of travel. Fortravel up to 500 miles, fares are $49 one-way.

Tourist rush in Kashmir worries Himachal Pradesh
Times of India
SHIMLA: It was in early 90's when the eruption of militancy had diverted the flow of tourists from Kashmir to Himachal Pradesh in a big way leading to the mushrooming of hotels and guest houses in the tourist town of Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala and ...

Asian tourism push an internet hit
The Australian
THE latest version of Tourism Australia's global advertising campaign, There's Nothing Like Australia, has achieved almost 6 million downloads since it was launched just over a week ago, making it one of the nation's most successful advertisements.

UAE renews Lebanon, Syria travel warning
(File photo) By AFP The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday renewed calls for its citizens to avoid travel to Lebanon and Syria as Damascus battles a raging rebellion against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad. The UAE “once again calls on its citizens ...


Tourism spend in Joburg to hit R27bn
“The Index also reveals the destination cities where those from Johannesburg are travelling to, and it was found that in most cases they are opting for African destinations before they traveloverseas,” said Zietsman. “Four of the top five outbound ...

Guides, residents fear tourism harm from Alberta pipeline leak
The Province
Fishing guides and residents fear a pipeline leak into the Red Deer River could do long-term damage to one of Alberta's premier sport-fishing destinations and are demanding ongoing monitoring of the spill's effects. "They've got to be here for as long ...

Camping resort opens along Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach area
Charlotte Observer
You probably don't expect to stumble upon a campground aiming to catch tourists tucked behind two schools away from the heart of the Grand Strand's tourism hub. But nestled on 34 acres, just a bit down River Road and past Socastee Elementary and ...

Charlotte Observer

How To Travel The World For 6 Months. With No Guidebook.
Huffington Post (blog)
In May, with a heavy heart, I bid farewell to my amazing colleagues at HuffPost and set off for some extended travel with my wife. If all goes as planned, we'll visit 26 countries in 200 days, and we won't carry a single guidebook.

Travel trunks
Hindu Business Line
The trunk or chest was used the most during the late 19{+t}{+h} and early 20{+t}{+h} century, when travel by sea and road was opening up to the public. The kinds and uses of the trunks varied and a number of types were born, including the portmanteau, ...

Hindu Business Line

Summer Travel: Decline in Gas Prices, Job Stability Boosting Vacations
The Ledger
Cassidy Olivier, 11, her mother Jennifer and brother Ryan, 15, stand next to their family vehicle packed for vacation at their home in Lakeland, Florida. By Kyle Kennedy In addition to a full itinerary, Olivier has a detailed battle plan for cutting ...

Tuesday Travel Ticker: A peek inside NASA
Los Angeles Times
Tickets at . . . . Currently exhibiting over 400 sculptures, the Cancun Underwater Museum is adding 60 new pieces this summer . . . . Travel quote of the day: “Summer afternoon — summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two ...

Tourism Qld chief to step down
"After five years in an extremely demanding role, I'm looking forward to spending some quality family time and pursuing my other tourism interests," Mr Morris said in a statement. The tourismchief said he was very proud of Tourism Queensland and ...

Staycation 'boost to UK tourism'
The Press Association
The UK tourist industry will receive a £1.5 billion boost this year as more people decide not totravel abroad for their summer holiday, according to a new survey. The number of people planning a "staycation" - holidaying in your home country - has ...

Israel's foreign tourism sets record for first 5 months of the year
The Egyptian revolution in January last year, however, put a dent in tourism in Egypt; this affected the numbers entering Israel from Egypt for a day. And the events of the Arab Spring in 2011 led many tourists to cancel visits to the region altogether...


Tourist arrivals up
Tourist arrivals into Zimbabwe climbed by 8,3% to 2,4 million in 2011 from 2,2 million in 2010, driven by visitors from the African region, a tourism report has revealed. In its Tourism Trends and Statistics report for 2011, the Zimbabwe Tourism ...

Travel Photography Inspiration Project: Costa Rica
By Peter West Carey
Purists will be hard pressed to capture the magnificant blue morpho on a 'vacation' in the wild. Bring a fast lens and patience, otherwise, visit a butterfly farm where your odds are ... Small town squares are great for urban/rural contrast. Costa Rica is not poor like some of its neighbors. Costa Rica is proud of its economic success as a 'green' country. Travel is safe. La Mariposa Azul by Simon Skipper Christiansen. Poas Volcano Crater by Peter West Carey. There are a number of active ...
Digital Photography School

Tourism Australia's New TV Campaign Makes An Obvious Mistake ...
By Jessica Festa
A new Tourism Australia campaign is attempting to get away from the stereotypical image of boozers and beach babes, and give the country a sophisticated facelift. Unfortunately, the editors overlooked a scene including a couple walking ...

UAE renews travel advisory to Lebanon, Syria | Ya Libnan | World ...
By Ya Libnan
The UAE “once again calls on its citizens not to travel to Lebanon and Syria at this time, except under conditions of extreme urgency,” the foreign ministry said, the official WAM news agency reported. The report said the travel warning was ...
Ya Libnan

UAE citizens asked not to travel to Lebanon, Syria - Emirates 24/7
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday advised UAE citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Lebanon and Syria for the time being for their own safety.Ministry's Undersecretary Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi said the travel advisory was issued ...
FlyDubai - News

New hotel tax would pay for tourism advertising: Portland City Hall ...
By Brad Schmidt, The Oregonian
The city's Revenue Bureau would collect taxes and turn the money over to a Travel Portland subcommittee of hotel representatives, who would determine how to better market travel to Portland. City officials hope the fund will increase hotel ...
Portland News

UAE Citizens again told to avoid Lebanon travel - The National
Another travel warning for Lebanon was issued to UAE citizens by the foreign ministry ... Juma Mubarak Al Junaibe, the ministry's undersecretary, said the travel ...

Minn. couple travel cross-country in mule wagon - CBS News Video
CBS News video: Minn. couple travel cross-country in mule wagon - Minnesota couple Warren and Mary Veien are using a mule-drawn wagon to take them ...

Sky high luxury... - Unveiled: possibly the world's ... - Travel - MSN
Singapore Airlines was the first airline to install double beds, so the fact that they are now among the first to offer luxury suites on a commercial jet is par for the ...

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