Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Millions to travel for the Fourth despite midweek holiday

Millions to travel for the Fourth, despite midweek holiday
Millions will travel for the Fourth of July, despite the holiday coming in the middle of the week for the first time in five years. ... Most Americans — 35.5 million, AAA estimates — will travel by automobile. They'll find one of the few price breaks ...


A Very Romney vacation: Mitt plus 30 family members unwind in NH
New York Daily News
When Mitt Romney traveled to his lakefront compound outside the tiny town of Wolfeboro, N.H., for the Fourth of July holiday, he brought 30 members of the Romney clan, a phalanx of Secret Service and a mob of reporters in tow.

New York Daily News

Romney clan's family vacation on lakeside estate in NH town a little different ...
Washington Post
WOLFEBORO, N.H. — It's a family tradition that spans a decade, as Mitt Romney's clan — all 30 of them — gathers at his New England lakeside compound for a week of home-cooked meals, sporting events and ice cream outings.

Warning: These Vacations May Be Too Fun for You
New York Times
The specific culprit is the Travel Channel, which has chosen this moment, when an estimated four zillion Americans are on vacation but not doing anything very exciting, to roll out new shows that depict vacationers having the kind of fun that is ...

New York Times

Romney takes summer vacation before big campaign push
Chicago Sun-Times
This weeklong vacation will likely be the last real break Romney gets before the GOP convention in late August — it's where he will accept his party's nomination — kicks off the frenzied sprint to Election Day. So he seems to be making the most of it ...

NH lake town hosts Romney clan on vacation
San Francisco Chronicle
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, rear left, and his wife Ann, with their grandchildren in the bow of their boat, depart from the public docks on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, N.H., Monday, July 2, 2012, as they continue theirvacation ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Is Romney mixing business with pleasure on his NH vacation?
Video on Veepstakes speculation heats up with reports Sen. Rob Portman and Sen.Kelly Ayotte will be in town. University of Virginia Center for Politics Director Larry Sabato and NBC Campaign Embed Garrett Haake discuss.

Romney family celebrates July 4 week at NH vacation home (blog)
Mitt Romney and about 30 family members, including his five sons and their children aging from a few weeks old to 16, have descended on the New Hampshire town of Wolfeboro (pop. 6200) for the Fourth of July holiday week. "I'd say about a third of this... (blog)

Romney Criticized for Vacation at Multimillion Dollar New Hampshire Estate
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Mitt Romney becomes latest in long line of presidential candidates criticized for their vacation habits. ... Romney Criticized for Vacation at Multimillion Dollar New Hampshire Estate. By Kenneth T. Walsh. July 3, 2012 Republican ...

U.S. News & World Report (blog)

No Passport? No Problem
Huffington Post
... to Italy for two weeks to have a proper honeymoon? Sure, we'd love to spend our vacation rowing down Lake Como with George Clooney, but let's get real. ... International travel doesn't always make sense. If you're short on time, a trip across the ...

Americans to spend less, travel more over July 4th
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans plan to spend less, travel more and have plenty of cookouts over the Independence Day holiday this week, according to surveys.Spending for the July 4 holiday is expected.

Increased 4th Of July Travel Anticipated
Approximately 35.5 million people plan to travel by automobile setting the high-water mark for the decade, as 84 percent of all Independence Day holiday travelers choose this traditionally dominant mode of transportation. This is a four percent ...

AAA Predicts Increase in July 4th Travel
AAA predicts that almost 1.3 million New Jersey residents will travel 50 miles or more during the Independence Day holiday weekend, an increase of 4.1 percent over last year. AAA is defining the Independence Day holiday travel period as Tuesday, July 3 ...

July 4 traffic highest in five years, but vacationers will spend less, experts say
More than 42 million Americans are expected to travel 50 or more miles from home during the holiday week — a significant increase over the 40 million who took trips last year. Most will drive, buttravel projections for planes, buses, trains and ...

AAA predicts record travel
The Augusta Chronicle
If AAA's holiday travel forecast turns out to be accurate, this year's Independence Day will break records for travel volume. According to the projection, 42.27 million travelers will go more than 50 miles from home. That number just surpasses the ...

Former Ky. tourism chief agrees to ethics fine
CBS News
Former Ky. tourism chief agrees to ethics fine. ... CBS This Morning Redneck Resort - yes, really - opens in Tenn. 4 of 9; Anderson Cooper: "I'm gay, always have been" Celebrity Circuit Anderson Cooper: "I'm gay, always have been" 5 of 9; Even tiniest ...

Paper maps: Amid GPS boom, nostalgia finds a place
Boston Herald
COLUMBUS, Ohio— Used to be, Dad would stuff a half-dozen maps in the glove box before setting out with the family on a road trip to see the waterfalls at Yosemite or the granite faces of Mount Rushmore. Colorful maps bearing the logos of the oil ...

Colorado tourist attractions reopen, dude ranch destroyed
Popular tourist attractions near Colorado Springs have reopened after closures due to wildfires that wreaked havoc in the area. According to the Travel Weekly trade publication, the Pikes Peak Cog Railway reopened over the weekend as the Waldo Canyon ...


Travel Makes the Soul Soar
Huffington Post
With "P2P," you become more than a tourist, taking on the role of an ambassador representing the United States. They provide a unique way to travel and experience different cultures across the globe, with one of their primary goals being to promote ...

Vacation? Leave your email at the office
CBS News
Some people constantly check and respond to mail while on vacation -- which is actually no vacation at all. ... CBS This Morning Redneck Resort - yes, really - opens in Tenn. 4 of 9; Anderson Cooper: "I'm gay, always have been" Celebrity Circuit ...

CBS News

Romney to travel to Israel - First Read
By NBC's Garrett Haake
Mitt Romney will travel to Israel this summer on a leg of a foreign trip for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee before the height of the fall campaign season. The Romney campaign confirmed a New York Times report on a ...
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New Jersey Tourism « CBS Philly
By Chelsea Karnash
For more on tourism in New Jersey, visit the NJ Tourism website.... ... New Jersey, NJ Tourism. For more on tourism in New Jersey, visit the NJ Tourism website. Share this. View Comments. More Activity. Facebook Activity. What's this?
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Mitt Romney to travel to Israel this summer: campaign | The Raw Story
By Agence France-Presse
WASHINGTON — White House hopeful Mitt Romney will travel to Israel this summer, his campaign said Monday, an apparent appeal to Jewish voters and donors who overwhelmingly supported Barack Obama in 2008. The Republican ...
The Raw Story

Smithsonian: Smithsonian's Top 10 Travel Photos Of The Year ...
By Smithsonian
Our editors pored over more than 67000 photographs, each one a postcard from a unique time and place for our annual photo contest. In our July/August 2012 issue that launched online Friday, we announced our winner, Jia Han Dong, 52, ...
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Impact of social media on the travel industry [INFOGRAPHIC] | Tnooz
By Kevin May
Yes, we've all seen infographics telling us how social media is doing this and that to the travelindustry. But sometimes a few nuggets of information are new and stand out. This effort from Four Pillars Hotels in the UK includes some of the well ...

Travel Tuesday: The First White Sands Soul Festival! | Black and ...
By Kirstin Fuller
“O” International presents the most anticipated music festival of the year in the beautiful and populartourist destination of Cancun, Mexico. Save the date! August 31-September 3rd, the first ever “White Sands Soul Festival” will be held on the ...
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Travel and Tourism in the United Arab Emirates - New Market - SBWire
... saw a strong growth for most areas across travel and tourism. Good economic growth in the United Arab Emirates in these years and strong investments in the country's tourism infrastructure boosted both incoming tourist receipts and outgoing tourist expenditure. ... in the United Arab Emirates - New Market Report Now Available. Recently published research from EuromonitorInternational, "Travel and Tourism in the United Arab Emirates", is now available at Fast Market Research ...
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Disneyland Travel: 14 Official And Unofficial Streets Inside ...
By The Huffington Post News Editors
Travel News; International Destinations; TSA; Amusement Parks. More. Log in Create ..... Opening Dates Are Set For A Soundsational Summer at Disneyland Resort « Disney Parks Blog ... Myanmar Plans Second Airport To Facilitate Tourism.
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TRAVEL: 27 'must-sees' on this incredible planet | ...
By Scott Wise
TRAVEL: 27 'must-sees' on this incredible planet. Posted on: 12:04 pm, July 3, 2012, by Scott Wise, updated on: 12:05pm, July 3, 2012. By Anthea Gerrie. (CNNGo) — Temples are OK, but they're truly amazing when they tower out of a jungle ... – Richmond News &...

BLOG: Geology for Global Development: Top Travel Tips (3 ...
By Joel Gill
Here she shares her top travel tips for travelling in southern Africa: 1) Time of year: Visit in their winter (June-Sept). It will be warm and dry during the day, cool enough to sleep at night, and the insects and snakes will mostly be in hibernation.
BLOG: Geology for Global Development

CNET's Sree Sreenivasan Lists The Best Travel Apps While Hitting ...
By skschust
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If you are hitting the road this week, you can use technology to help ease your travel experience. CNET's Sree Sreenivasan has some useful apps you may want to try. For more information, watch the clip below: ...
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My night in Hotel Vulgari: Daily Mail travel editor Mark Palmer gives ...
If you cant afford it chum, get back to the Travel Tavern with Alan Partridge, ... Maria Shriver shows off trim figure in printed swimsuit Vacation in St Barts · 'I prefer ...

Sears Offering Vacation Packages on Layaway - Yahoo! Finance
Finance: is a full-service travel web site that allows ... Similarly, warehouse club Costco offers vacation packages with the option of paying ...

High-Flying Travel Stocks - CNBC
Online travel names, like Priceline and Expedia, are among a few of the S&P 500's top performers for the first half of the year. Jake Fuller, Lazard Capital Markets ...

Gay Travel: Sailing the Canals of Bath, England
Gay Travel: Sailing the Canals of Bath, England.

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