Saturday, September 15, 2012

48 hours in Rio de Janeiro

Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Rio de Janeiro
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - From white sandy beaches to a bustling centre to vibrant rainforests on the sprawling hills, Rio de Janeiro has something for everyone who visits. Home to over 6 million people, Brazil's second biggest city has a ...

Egyptian Tourism After The Embassy Riots
Huffington Post
Tourism, my focus during the visit, is the quickest way to inject foreign capital into a weak economy while promoting international understanding and I was feeling encouraged that Americans and European tourists would soon return in large numbers to ...

Travel Picks: Top 10 multi-generational destinations
Since 25% of the nation's land is protected conservation areas, Costa Rica is an ideal spot for this type of travel. For the more active in the group, there are zip lines and suspended bridges throughout the rainforest canopy, perfect for spotting ...

Cuba Travel Agencies Say Tighter Rules Hurting Business, They Blame Marco ...
Fox News
American tourism to Cuba is prohibited by Washington's 50-year economic embargo, but U.S. citizens are allowed to visit on religious, educational or cultural visits so long as they are covered by a license. The Obama administration reinstated ...

Travel marketer to sell hotel group on upgrade curve
Jeanne Toth, new director of sales with Mukrash Inc., owner of a number of hotels in Colonie and Latham, previously worked for the Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau, Wade Tours and other places related to travel and tourism. Jeanne Toth is putting ...

Tourism thriving in Northeast Ohio, bringing $6.7 billion into the area
Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Rising travel and tourism generated $6.7 billion in business activity in Northeast Ohio last year, the result of a rebounding economy and renewed interest in downtown Cleveland, two new economic impact studies conclude. About 14.9 ...

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Grenadian Gold kicks off marketing push (blog)
To showcase what they call the humble and gracious spirit of the Grenadian people on the tiny Caribbean island, demonstrated to a worldwide audience by James (wearing number 7 in photo), thetourism department launched a campaign targeted to reinforce ...

International Tourism To Hit One Billion By The End Of The Year
Huffington Post
“Amid the current economic uncertainty, tourism is one of the few economic sectors in the world growing strongly, driving economic progress in developing and developed countries alike and, most importantly, creating much needed jobs,” said UNWTO ...

Japan Fears 20% Drop in China Tourists as Islands Spat Heats Up
Takafumi Otsubo, president of Tourism Culture Labo, which advises Japanese travel companies, said he had heard of a number of hotels and inns that had had cancellations from Chinese tourists. “It's a shame that tourism is often used as a political tool ...

Disney World Travel: New Magic Kingdom Restaurant Puts Beer ...
By The Huffington Post News Editors
ORLANDO, Fla. — Beer and wine will be on the menu when the new Be Our Guest restaurant opens later this year in Disney's Magic Kingdom. Disney officials told the Orlando Sentinel () Thursday that they've listened to feedback from guests ...
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Lowell Thomas Awards Announced for The Best Travel Journalism ...
Outside magazine, America's leading active-lifestyle and adventure-travel magazine dedicated to covering the people, activities, gear, art, and politics of the world outside. ... Of the entries about sharks, Joshua Hammer's piece about shark attacks worldwide is the best combination of reporting, writing and appropriate topic. He is thorough with in-depth reporting of the causes and effects of the attacks, the environmental angles and their impact on tourism. His experience in South Africa ...
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Cheap Ways to Travel Across Europe | Nomadic Matt's Travel Site
By NomadicMatt
Even with the falling Euro, traveling around Europe can still be fairly expensive, especially if you are traveling long distances or miss out on that killer fare from Ryanair. I sometimes get sick to my stomach at how much transportation can cost ...
Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Costa Rica: I Want Your Travel Tips! | Care2 Healthy Living
By Katie Waldeck
In the 4 days I've been staying on a farm in rural Costa Rica, the most striking thing has to be the noise.
Care2 Healthy Living

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British tourism dip during Olympics -
Fewer foreign travelers visited London in July during the Summer Olympics than they did the previous year, Britain's Office for National Statistics said.
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