By By ANN CARRNS
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Budget Holiday Travel Possible With New Way Of Thinking
The desire for holiday travel is here. We want to visit friends and family sometime between now and the new year. Still, to recover from economic challenges, travel-related businesses are operating differently than they may have in years past, making ...
Costa Rica's Medical Tourism Boom
Manzi estimates that medical tourism brought in $196 million to Costa Rica's health industry in 2011, with patients spending an additional $84 million in hotels, meals, travel and shopping. That makes for a total of $280 million spent on medical ...
Holiday Travel Tips and Helplines from the TSA
Happy holidays from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)! What did the often-maligned security agency get travelers this season? The gift of holiday traveltips. The TSA has posted a new blog entry to alert travelers to recent changes in ...
As the world prepares for 'The Hobbit,' New Zealand prepares for the world
It evokes not only a huge sigh of anticipatory relief from Tolkien fans around the world, but also kicks off a boom in “Hobbit tourism” to Wellington, which has been renamed “The Middle of Middle-earth” for the three weeks around the premiere (November ...
Minister: Bali must enforce a limit on the number of tourists
BALI, Indonesia - Bali must put a cap on the number of tourists allowed to visit the island, a former minister of tourism has stated. “The island has limited natural resources, limited water resources, limited energy, which all translate into a limited ...
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