Thursday, October 11, 2012

How singles can avoid paying couples pricing

Perkins on Travel: How singles can avoid paying couples pricing
San Jose Mercury News
Those of you who really want to travel solo have the toughest challenge. Other than for air and ordinary coach rail tickets, "per-person double occupancy" rates (PPDO) are almost always lower than what solo travelers have to pay, including most ...

10 Travel Web Sites Worth Bookmarking - "It’s been a while since I updated the bookmarks you’ll find next to the articles on the Frugal Traveler blog page, so I’ve decided to add a bunch more, ranging from the indispensable to the just-for-fun. Here is a selection of 10 that you should consider bookmarking. 1. . . . "

Business travel growth slowing: study
CHICAGO (MarketWatch) -- Europe's economic woes, a slowdown in China and stubbornly high unemployment in the U.S. are expected to take a bite out of business travel growth this year, according to data released Tuesday by a trade association.

Omaha travel firm buying New York competitor
Wall Street Journal
Travel and Transport President Bill Tech told the Omaha World-Herald that the acquisition will help bolster Travel and Transport's business in New York, where Ultramar is strong. —Copyright 2012 Associated Press. Copyright 2012 Dow Jones & Company, ...

Dufry Bets on Mediterranean Tourism With Folli-Follie Unit Stake
Dufry AG (DUFN), the operator of Hudson News stores in airports, agreed to buy a 51 percent stake in Folli-Follie (FFGRP) Group's travel retail business as it bets on the resilience of Greek tourismamid a troubled local economy. Dufry will pay 200.5 ...

NWS cuts travel to conference at last minute
Washington Post
Bags were packed, flight and hotel arrangements finalized and presentations polished. But a day before one of the nation's biggest annual weather conferences, about 80 National Weather Service employees were told that they could not travel.

Feds: LAX flier in bulletproof vest had weapons, body bags
USA TODAY (blog)
Why would a man flying from Japan to Boston need to wear a bulletproof vest and travel with a suitcase full of weapons, leg irons, a smoke grenade, a gas mask and a biohazard suit? That's what federal investigators are trying to figure out. lax. In a Dec.

Mamata asks centre to clear eco-tourism project
New York Daily News
Haldia (West Bengal), Oct 9 — Expressing unhappiness over the central government delaying environmental clearance for West Bengal's eco-tourism project at Nayachar in East Midnapore district, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday sought immediate ...

Miami Beach hosts tourism to Africa summit
CBS News
The U.S./Africa Air Transportation and Tourism Summit will bring together travel experts. The program includes an analysis of who is traveling to Africa, the role of African governments in tourismpromotion as well as highlight travel agents and tour ...

Sarah Brightman to travel to space station
BBC News
British singer Sarah Brightman is to travel as a space tourist to the International Space Station. The classical recording artist, once married to Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, will be part of a three-person crew flying to the ISS. After completing a tour ...

BBC News

Customers Out Money, Stranded After NJ Travel ... - CBS New York
By ebindelglass
Bloomfield, New Jersey-based Club ABC Tours has apparently gone out of business, leaving customers from throughout the region stranded or out thousands of dollars in booking fees.
CBS New York

'Explore Minnesota' Officials Say State Tourism Is Up « CBS Minnesota
By Jeff Wald
The head of Explore Minnesota says the glass is "half full" when it comes to tourism in the state. ...'Explore Minnesota' Officials Say State Tourism Is Up. October 10, 2012 7:23 AM. Share this. View Comments. More Activity. Facebook Activity ...
CBS Minnesota

All Things Travel: MassDOT Announces Mode Shift Goal « CBS ...
By deanreddington
BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts is getting serious about getting people out of their cars and into biking, walking and more use of public and private transit. In separate events in Springfield and Boston, Richard Davey of the Massachusetts ...
CBS Boston

Travel to the South of France: Party like Rihanna, or relax — why the ...
By Maureen Jenkins,
From The French Riviera is one of those legendary locales that conjures images of decadent luxury. Of a fabled resort playground for the rich-and-famous. Of endless sunshine and romantic nights spent along Mediterranean ...

Aussie gets onboard tourism campaign |
By Rachel Young
An Australian businesswoman is offering to organise delivery of a ''big thing'' in response to Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker's tongue-in-cheek campaign to lure Australians to the earthquake-hit city. - News

Miami tourism jolt booked for winter
Miami tourism jolt booked for winter · Miami-Dade launching Haiti trade trip · South Florida's Latin America trade up · South American offices pick Miami ...

Budget Travel to London - Traveller Information -
Planning your journey to London? Cheap travel options are available whether you're arriving by plane, train, ferry or bus.

10 Christmas cottages to rent - in pictures | Travel |
Many of the UK's best cottages are already booked for Christmas but there are still some crackers available. From a former gatehouse for two to seaside holiday ...

Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing supports ...
Audio: The performance of the region's tourism sector is the focus of this interview with Dr Costas Verginis, Director, ME Travel Hospitality &.

Squaremouth Answers Question from the Lonely Planet Travel Forum
From Lonely Planet travel forum (find the full discussion here): I'm traveling to South and Central America at the end of this year, and am looking for.

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