Saturday, October 27, 2012

Windstar Cruises nears completion of fleet renovation

Windstar Cruises nears completion of fleet renovation
Travel Daily News International
Similar to Wind Star, both sailing yachts will have updated decor in the public areas, complete with new furnishings, upholstery, art, lighting, wall coverings, carpeting, ceiling finishes, window treatments, and floor coverings. The enhanced color ...

Travel Daily News International

Travel Picks: Top 10 spookiest destinations for Halloween
San Francisco (Reuters) - Ghosts and goblins will roam the streets and haunt your doorstep in the hope of some treats next week on Halloween. In honor of the ghoulish festival whose origins are said to stretch back to ancient harvest festivals online ...

Tip: save money on travel with online tools
USA TODAY (blog)
Answer: You're already tapping into one of the ways to save on holiday travel. Buying your tickets a month or more in advance will help you save in a big way. It helps to have flexible travel dates, too. As for online tools that can help, check out ...

Record Cash Sends Europe Travel Stocks to Valuation Jump
Investors are paying the most in almost 20 months for European travel and leisure stocks, betting management will return record cash at companies from Accor SA (AC) to InterContinental Hotels Group Plc (IHG) and Sodexo as dividends. The Stoxx Europe ...

Travel postcard: 48 hours in Riga
RIGA (Reuters) - A city of the medieval Hanseatic league of trading nations with a mix of Latvian, Germanic and Russian cultures, Riga has a rich 800-year history and a vibrant modern buzz. A trip to the Latvian capital is an opportunity to see world ...

Chinese tourists to Japan called "traitors" at home
Oct 25, 2012. Tourism between China and Japan remains stagnant because of the political standoff over the Diaoyu Islands dispute, though about 2,200 tourists visited the island nation on a cruise ship and returned to Shanghai on Tuesday. Those 2,200...


Expedia leads US travel groups higher
Financial Times
... solid quarterly earnings following Thursday's market close beat analysts expectations. The onlinetravel company also raised its full-year earnings outlook saying acceleration in a technology-enhanced hotel business had driven profits in the third ...

Cross-Strait tourism benefits Taiwan, mainland economies
by Xinhua writer Ming Jinwei. TAIPEI, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Millions of tourists from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan are making cross-Strait tours every year, bringing huge benefits to both economies and helping reduce misunderstandings. A cross-Strait ...

Tourism issues up in the air: Buffalo City Tourism contract with city delayed ...
Jamestown Sun
City and tourism leaders found little common ground during a joint meeting Thursday. The Buffalo City Tourism Foundation Board, members of the Jamestown City Council and representatives of the Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. met to review the ...

Consultant: Visitor experience, authenticity and connectivity critical for Va ...
Washington Post
RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia travel and tourism consultant says visitor experience, authenticity and connectivity are critical for the industry to flourish over the next five years. The consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers outlined the Virginia ...

Triposo makes a travel guide for iPad and smartphone toting users ...
By Ryan Kim
Triposo, a maker of smart downloadable travel guides, has updated its app to version 2.0, which allows users to bookmark places on their iPad and then retrieve them on their iPhone or Android device. They can also create a journal of their ...

Travel Agents Could Become Obsolete - Business Insider
By Jill Krasny
Airlines are testing out a new ticket initiative to compete with websites that could go in effect by 2016. Under the plan, airlines will solicit info to create a personalized ticket that folds in traditionally a la carte items like bag-check and meals.
Business Insider

BBC - Travel - Italy
Plan your trip to Italy with BBC Travel. Get inspired with insider tips, photos and videos. Decide where to stay and what to do. Plus we will guide you to the best ...

Travel associations seek more participation in IATA's NDC project ...
Several international travel associations are questioning the transparency of IATA's new distribution capability (NDC) project, the focus of last week's World ...

Top 10 hotels and resorts in the United States - Yahoo! Travel
From Yahoo! Travel: Readers separate the truly spectacular American hotels from the ordinary ones.

Virginia tourism plans outlined at summit - - ABC13
A Virginia travel and tourism consultant says visitor experience, authenticity and connectivity are critical for the industry to flourish over the next five years.

Travel Blogging on the Road | Gap Year
If you're interested in travel blogging on the road then read how it's done from Barry. He's a blogger and gives some hints and tips on how it's done.

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