Wednesday, September 26, 2012

DC wins suit against travel sites

Ruling in suit against travel sites is win for DC
CBS News
WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia can collect sales taxes on the rates hotel guests pay for rooms they book through online travel companies, a judge has ruled. The city has been collecting taxes on the wholesale rates that the companies pay to ...

Travel industry expects growth this year (blog)
More than 70 percent of American Society of Travel Agents members who answered a survey by the association said their revenues, transactions and client lists for this year have been the same or exceeded a year ago, and most expect the trend to continue ...

Travel Taxes: High, Only Partially Avoidable (blog)
That's the most highly taxed big city in the United States, according to a new report from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). At the other end of the scale, four big South Florida cities, three California cities, Portland, Oregon, and ... (blog)

World Tourism Promotes Cultural Understanding, Sustainability
One of the world's most popular travel destinations, the United States offers tourists a range of possibilities. More than 20 million people travel to the United States every year to experience its natural wonders, historic landmarks and lively ...

Hotwire: Top US cities where hotel, air and car rental rates have dropped (blog)
If you're looking for some steep discounts for fall travel, discount travel has some suggestions. Their just released September 2012 Hotwire® Travel Savings Indicator features the top five cities in North America where hotel, air and car ...

Elong Drops on Tourism as Facebook Sinks Renren: China Overnight
“Tourism was already slowing and now you have this. Travel stocks are going to suffer.” Renren, which runs a real-name social networking website in China, plunged 4.8 percent to $3.95, the steepest slump in three weeks. Facebook (FB) tumbled as much as ...

Tesla's Superchargers Let Model S Owners Travel Long Distances ...
By Stan Schroeder
Owners of Tesla's Model S will be able to travel without spending a dime on recharging, thanks to the company's new Superchargers.

Travel + Leisure Design Awards 2013 | ArchDaily
By Alison Furuto
American Express Publishing Corporation The call for entries was recently announced for the ninth annual Travel + Leisure Design Awards. Honoring the.

Pet Travel 101 | Care2 Healthy Living
If you have a four-legged companion who expects to go everywhere you go, planning ahead is a must.
Care2 Healthy Living

Brittany Ferries Strike Affects Travel, Business In Three Countries ...
By Sean McLachlan
Because of this indefinite stoppage we are recommending customers to travel to Dover where we currently have special arrangements in place with P&O Ferries and MyFerryLink to accept Brittany Ferries tickets [see website for details]. Unused Brittany Ferries crossings will be refunded." One of Brittany Ferries' destinations is Santander in Spain, where I live part time. Port fees, customers using local businesses, ... World Tourism Day Promotes Energy Awareness With Photo Contest ...

Travel | The Guardian
exploradores glacier. New lodges and tours in the remote Ais̩n region of Patagonia could put it firmly on the travellers' map Рif the Chilean government doesn't ...

Top Destinations | Intrepid Travel
Our People · Why Group Travel · Trip Styles · Trip Themes · Destinations · Africa · Antarctica · Asia · Central America · Europe · Middle East · North America ...

Travel to Morocco - Lonely Planet travel forum
WELCOME TO SAHARABEREBER: travels around MoroccoIn SaharaBereber we organize tours and trips to Marrakech desert tours and trips with the best ...

Travelzoo's early bird holiday travel deals - Fox 2 News Headlines
It's never too early to start thinking about holiday travel. Whether it's long Thanksgiving break or a Christmas vacation, Senior Editor Gabe Saglie ...

Wanting to plan an escape for half term? Check out ... - Travel - Msn
Wanting to plan an escape for half term? Check out some great trips deals from Travelzoo. From London to Paris and Cornwall to Cuba; we reveal the best half ...

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