Monday, October 8, 2012

What Travel Sites Will Not Tell You

. Travel Sites Won't Tell You
Wall Street Journal
Your chances of ending up in a less desirable room increase when you book through a third-party site, says Bjorn Hanson, dean of New York University's Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management. That includes rooms near the loading...

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Chamber closes Hilton Head Island welcome center
Hilton Head Island Packet
"Technology is the new normal for travel," chamber spokeswoman Charlie Clark said. "Travelers in our survey said they want the information accessible at their fingertips where they're at, whether that be hotel lobbies or the airport or wherever ...

Forest travel plan faces opposition
Bend Bulletin
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It was supposed to take the U.S. Forest Service four years to decide which roads and trails throughout the nation's vast network of forests should be designated for travelby motorcycles, four-wheelers and other back country vehicles.

Mid-market employers have many international travel insurance options
Business Insurance
Whether a middle-market company is just starting to travel abroad or has already established a foreign presence, insurance is available to protect employees who travel internationally on business. Nearly all travel-related products cover accidental ...

Locals travel to vote in Louisiana
7Online WSVN-TV
MIAMI (WSVN) -- A group of Miami locals headed to New Orleans, but this is no vacation. South Florida's Venezuelan community set to voice their choice. They want Hugo Chavez out of power. "I want to vote for my country," said one woman. "He was given ...

Corinthia Hotels hosts World Tourism Award Honorees
This year, celebrating its 15th anniversary, the World Tourism Awards will be presented on opening day of World Travel Market, Monday, November 5, 2012, at Excel Centre, London. The announcement was made by Mr. Simon Naudi, CEO of Corinthia Hotels ...


China's tourism industry reaps golden harvest
China Daily
BEIJING - China's "Golden Week" holiday justified its title with a rise in tourism revenue, NationalTourism Administration (NTA) statistics showed Sunday. The country's 119 major scenic spots received a total of 34.25 million visitors during the eight ...

Rockford tourism bureau lures visitors, keeps hotels busy
Rockford Register Star
ROCKFORD — It's good to manage hotels on Boardwalk and Park Place and, in Rockford these days, along the East State Street/Interstate 90 corridor. Hilton Garden Inn general manager Peter Johnson has beefed up his staff to keep pace with the uptick in ...

Kanoo Travel and American Express Middle East offer businesses ...
Kanoo Travel and American Express Middle East announced the signing of a partnership to offer large and mid-sized companies the American Express Business Travel Account - an effective and...... Saudi Arabia instructs citizens to leave Lebanon... » Right: Mr. Marc Guenther, Middle: Mr. Masami, Left: Mr Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea announces appointment... » Bader Mohd Al Azri, team leader of Oman Visitors projects. 'Tourism and Sustainable Energy: Powering... » The new ...
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First time India question | Asia Forum | Fodor's Travel Talk Forums
By tansmets
I am trying to plan a trip to India for mid February. I should have around 8- 10 days on the ground, and want to go to the North and see Agra, Udaipur, Jaipur...etc. I'm not sure exactly which places are of the most interest to us, but probably ...

Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label First three tourism ...
Hotels may apply by means of a letter or email addressed to the manager of the SSTL, Sinha Levkovic at . Seychelles is a founding member of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP). Source: ...

Best of Travel – Oct. 1-7, 2012 |
By Mark Stachiew
The coming cold weather has us thinking about southern destinations which is why the best travelstories this week from take us twice to south America, shell hunting in Florida and risking our lives around the world to play golf.

US embassy warns about travel in Islamabad |
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans in Islamabad, Pakistan are being warned to stay away from government buildings and several major hotels in the city because of the threat of terrorism. The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad on Sunday cited a ...
National | WISH TV

U.S. Embassy in Pakistan issues travel alert - CBS News
Warns U.S. citizens to stay away from gov't buildings, hotels in Islamabad because of terror threats.

SBMA tourism complex plan derailed | Inquirer News
The planned conversion of the idle Subic Bay International Airport (SBIA) into a tourism complex will not push through due to plans of the Department of National ...

Travel - Blurb
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Nepal solo travel ban - leaving soon want to check - Lonely Planet ...
Hey Lonely PlanetNew to the message boards...I leave on my big adventure soon, and in less than three weeks I'll be in Nepal! Hoping to do an Annapurna ...

Top 10 travel stories: Oct. 5, 2012
What happens when you crash a jet on purpose? Scientists and investigators get a rare second-by-second look at just what happens -- to the jet and to its occupants -- when something goes terribly wrong midflight. Discovery Channel. Related ...

Travel Tech Q&A: FrontRange Solutions' John O'Brien
Funnily enough, my most memorable travel experience was with the Harbourview Hotel in North Sydney. I got to the front desk at close to 10 p.m. one evening after a gruelling day. The person behind the desk looked at me and said, "Have you had anything ...


7 destinations where you can experience the world James Bond-style
And, of course, the travel tips. Film after film, no one has given us more inspiration to travel the world than James Bond. "We are always looking to offer the audience the 'wow' experience of something amazing and different," said Callum McDougall ...


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