Saturday, September 29, 2012

Egypt tourism takes a hit from protests

Egypt tourism takes a hit from prophet protests
The Associated Press
Egypt, for example, generates 6.7 percent of GDP from travel and tourism and Tunisia is around the same level with 6.6 percent, with benefits to related businesses pushing the figures even higher, according to the London-based World Tourism and Travel ...

Fashion shows travel continents and eras in Paris
CBS News
Balmain's creative nomad Olivier Rousteing, meanwhile, replaced last season's muse — the Russian Empire's Faberge Egg — to travel to the artisanal wicker-weavers of Cuba to give his summer collection a unique panache with its hints of in-vogue black.

Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Austin, Texas
AUSTIN, Sept 28 (Reuters) - In Austin, flip-flop-wearing University of Texas students mingle with coat-tie-and-boot-clad state lawmakers and technology workers in jeans. The Lone Star State capital prides itself on its slacker vibe, but it's also the ...

Tourism dramatically up in Lower Manhattan
Wall Street Journal
Associated Press. NEW YORK — The number of tourists visiting Lower Manhattan has risen dramatically since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. That's according to the city's tourismbureau. It reports that the area below Canal Street is the second ...

Downturn? Not in first class, say China's globetrotting shoppers
Shen is one of many luxury travel organisers who still see the money rolling in from executives and members of the "fu er dai" - the second generation of wealthy families - despite China's economic uncertainty. "If you look at your affluent Chinese ...

Fall Travel: A Necessary Weekend In Upstate New York (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post
Fall foliage, or at least the first signs of color, was meant to start creeping down the shores of New York's Hudson River this past weekend. So, in search of golden leaves and crisper temperatures, I headed up to New Paltz, New York. The town was ...

Bon voyage to travel plans? American labor issues concern flying public
Dallas Morning News
She's one of many American Airlines passengers worried that their travel plans might be disrupted by the increasing number of flight cancellations or delays due to a dispute between the carrier and its pilots. Travelers have seen American's flight ...

Fla. tourism chief moving to national organization
Sacramento Bee
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The leader of Florida's public-private tourism agency is leaving to head a similar national organization known as Brand USA. ... Brand USA was created by federal law in 2010 to launch the nation's first global tourism marketing effort.

Tiger Tourism Banned In India
By Lauren Tyler
The Supreme Court in India has temporarily banned tourism in the central areas of the country's 41 tiger reserves in an effort to protect the last of India's.
The Inquisitr

Commerce Department appoints industry members to tourism board ...
By Elissa Elan
It was established by the Travel Promotion Act, which was signed into law by President Obama in 2010. Its goal is to market the United States as a travel and tourism destination to visitors from all over the world. The appointments, which were ...
NRA News Blog

'Skeptic-in-Chief' Aaron Sagers Talks Travel Channel's 'Paranormal ...
By Michael O'Connell
Aaron Sagers is no Fox Mulder. An entertainment journalist, who's found himself writing more and more about the paranormal since Ghost Hunters launched a new unscripted genre in 2004, he considers himself a skeptic.

It's a Snap! Travel photos from around the world - TODAY Travel
From Maroon Bells in Aspen, Colo., to sunny San Francisco to Italy's Tuscany region, we love all the photos from our readers this week. Scroll through this impressive set of images and vote for your favorite. Then check out the results at the ...
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Posh business-class cabins - Yahoo! Travel
Travel: We had business-travel road warriors and big shots tell us what they think are the poshest,... Underwater tourism: There's nowhere to go but down ...

Is 'Looper'-like Time Travel Possible? Scientists Say Maybe - Yahoo ...
From Yahoo! News: Time travel is a staple of science fiction, with the latest rendition showing up in the film "Looper." And it turns out jumps through time are ...

Travel with the in-laws: a survival guide - travel tips and articles ...
Read Travel with the in-laws: a survival guide for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet.

Former tourism director among 18 indicted » Local News » The ...
Former tourism director among 18 indicted ... The former executive director of the MoreheadTourism Commission and Morehead .... Travel in morehead ...

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