Tuesday, August 7, 2012

London Olympics Provide England With Needed Tourism Boost

London Olympics Provide England With Needed Tourism Boost
By The Huffington Post News Team
London Mayor Boris Johnson seems ready to declare the 2012 Olympics a tourism success. The far-from-proper pol, who took digs at Mitt Romney ... Airlines; Charlotte; Hotels & Resorts;Travel News.
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Southwest pays refunds after computer glitch
Next story in Travel News Air traffic controllers blamed for 2011 near-collision off New York. related ... 50 years gone, Marilyn's legend lives on · Tiny hummingbirds a big draw for tourists · New vacation necessity: professional photographer? Slideshow: ...

Insider Escapes: Travel Like the Pros Who Know
MarketWatch (press release)
Travel and produced by Yahoo! Studios, that provides consumers with insider recommendations and tips via video interviews from their favorite influencers including Deepak and Gotham Chopra, Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, Tom Colicchio and Lisa Ling. Beginning August 6, the program will launch with Deepak ... "Whichever path you choose, American Express Travel Insiders will infuse your vacation with special experiences for a trip you'll never forget." Insider Escapes offers both domestic and international ...

Tourist Trapped: Original Joe's
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Once again, I've roped Big Chris into joining me on a Tourist Trapped. We grabbed a coveted reservation ... A tourist couple in the booth next to us seemed to be having a very dramatic, disappointed problem with their order. Chris is great about subtly spotting ...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Nearly Three in Five Americans Plan to Travel for Leisure this Summer Despite ...
MarketWatch (press release)
6, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Many Americans are continuing on with their summertimetravel and vacation plans this year, despite the economy. More than two in five U.S. adults (44%) say the economy does not have any impact on their travel plans, ...

Michael Phelps reveals his retirement plans: golf, travel, and avoid getting fat
Michael Phelps has three goals for his retirement: travel around the world, improve his golf game, and avoid getting fat, reported the SF Gate today. "One of the things I want to do is I'm not going to let myself get out of shape like I did in 2009,” Michael declared ...

Niagara Falls takes broad approach to draw people
After the city's old strategy of industry over tourism flopped amid the decline of Rust Belt manufacturing and the disastrous Love Canal, a new economic plan appears to have emerged: Try anything. "If you piece together a series of wins, then I think it becomes ...


Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno Earns Prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating
MarketWatch (press release)
Over 53 million AAA members rely on the rating to assist with their travel decisions. "We are honored to receive the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award," said John Farahi, Chief Executive Officer of Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. "It is a well-deserved tribute to ...

The Case for Vacation: Why Science Says Breaks Are Good for Productivity
The Atlantic
The average French worker takes more than twice the vacation time. To some, this statistic ... "The impact that taking a vacation has on one's mental health is profound," said Francine Lederer, a clinical psychologist in Los Angeles specializing told ABC News.

The Atlantic

Patrick Schwarzenegger: Kennedy Compound Vacation! | Cheryl ...
By Just Jared
Patrick Schwarzenegger: Kennedy Compound Vacation!
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MAX trains travel slower with high temperatures | OregonLive.com
By The Oregonian
As temperatures reach 90 degrees, MAX trains are traveling 10 miles-per-hour slower along portions of the lines with speed limits at 35 miles-per-hour. In high heat, the overheard power wire can sag and rails may expand. Slowing the train ...
Portland News

Vacation Fun – Aardvarchaeology
By Martin R
Vacation Fun. Posted by Martin R on August 5, 2012. (0). More ». Spent a week gloriously off-line at my mom's glorious summer house in the archipelago. Oh the joy of reading 300 pages for fun in one day without feeling the need to check ...

Travel Guide: EPT Barcelona - PokerStarsBlog.com
By Chad Holloway
Out and About. The second largest city in Spain behind Madrid, Barcelona was founded as a Roman city and has a storied history; in addition, it is also one of the world's leading tourist centers. What does that mean to you as poker player?
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Bark Bark Woof Woof: Travel Day
Travel Day. I'm heading back to Miami this afternoon; another nice vacation over. It's been great being able to sleep past 3:00 a.m. and enjoy the company of my ...

keiko lynn: Makeup Monday: Travel Skin Care
For the month of August, BeautyMint is sponsoring Makeup Mondays! Naturally, the focus will be on skin care, as well as makeup that showcases clean, natural ...

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