Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Jersey Shore Post-Sandy and Disaster Tourism in New York

Walkabout 11/05: Jersey Shore Post-Sandy and Disaster Tourism in New York
New York Times (blog)
A weekly capsule of travel news curated by our writers and editors. Under the Boardwalk No More What will become of the Jersey Shore, the economic engine of New Jersey's $35.5 billion tourism industry, after Hurricane Sandy?(AP/Huffington Post...

New York Times (blog)

Will 'marijuana tourism' light up voters?
If Colorado receives international media attention as the first state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana in their constitution, Colorado's brand will be damaged and we may attract fewer conventions and see a decline in leisure travel," Visit Denver's ...

The Anthony Bourdain of Sustainable Coffee Beans
Slate Magazine
He's the perfect subject for a Travel Channel series—only Dangerous Grounds (Travel, premiering tonight, then Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET) isn't about Carmichael's extraordinary feats of human endurance. Instead, it's about the quest for a great cup of joe.

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Gadget-free, shopping sprees rule travel trends
NBCNews.com (blog)
American tourism to Myanmar is expected to rise by 71 percent by 2016, says Euromonitor. Smart TVs are also highlighted in the report as vital new platforms for travel marketers seeking to use the device to directly connect consumers to the market by ...

Extra Travel Fees Here To Stay, Like It Or Not
Extra travel fees bring customization options that can make for a more pleasant air, hotel, land or sea experience. Also called "user fees," those who value the option they provide are relatively happy to pay. After all, these are not mandatory fees ...

Travel Channel to follow the Browns in “NFL Road Tested”
Waiting For Next Year
“The National Football League will announce a deal with the network to provide unprecedented access to one of its teams as it travels to away games. NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns will premiere Dec. 4 at 10 p.m. and follow the Browns as it ...

Tucan Travel Wins at the British Travel Awards 2012
Sacramento Bee
LONDON, Nov. 5, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Tucan Travel is delighted to announce that they are the winner of Best Small Escorted Experience Tours Operator at the British Travel Awards 2012. TucanTravel was nominated for three times at the British Travel ...

Travel Deals: European Cruise From Rome $349; Holiday Discounted Rooms
Hartford Courant
Avoya Travel has a 10-night European cruise on Norwegian Cruise Line, departing Rome (Civitavecchia) on Dec. 12, starting at $349 per person, double occupancy. The ship will make port in Katakolon and Piraeus, Greece; Izmir and Istanbul, Turkey, and ...

Global tourist arrivals close in on 1 billion: UN
LONDON (Reuters) - International tourist arrivals grew 4 percent between January and August year-on-year and are heading for the 1 billion mark for the first time by December, the UN World TourismOrganization said on Monday. Chinese spending on travel ...

Travel Gifts To Capture The Moment | Gadling.com
By Chris Owen
Travel gifts that capture a moment when we were with someone at some special place can be as simple as a smartphone photo taken at.

ask_me_anything: Travel in Korea
By Roxy
Hi AMA! I am going on a semi-spontaneous trip to Seoul and Busan, South Korea later this week. If you have been there or are familiar with it, what is something I absolutely must do while there? Also, is it bad that I literally do not know one ...
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Gay Guy Travel News: Start Warming Up Now for the Gay Rugby ...
By Lilit Marcus
Gay Guy Travel News: Start Warming Up Now for the Gay Rugby World Cup. November 4, 2012 ○ by Lilit Marcus. The Gay Rugby Cup-winning Bristol Bisons, via their website. The 2013 Gay Rugby World Cup will be held in Bristol, home of ...

Business Travel Guide - Condé Nast Traveler
If you have to travel to Dublin on business, here are three restaurants and a bar that are perfect for business meetings.

Travel Channel's 'NFL Road Tested' Launching in December ...
Travel Channel and the NFL are teaming for a new behind-the-scenes TV series. NFL Road Tested, a team-up between the network, NFL Films and RIVR Media ...

Travel resumes as transit service nears normal | The Poughkeepsie ...
As New York City area mass transit service neared normal today — one week after Post Tropical Storm Sandy — some travelers at the Poughkeepsie Railroad ...

Sailing to Slovakia
Travel Agent
Sandwiched between port calls at Vienna, Austria and Budapest, Hungary, a river cruise port call at Bratislava in Slovakia is an eclectic experience – a mix of medieval sites, Soviet era architecture, and Carpathian mountain eco-exploration. It's also ...

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