Posts Tagged “travel”

How to find more time to travel

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Few people would likely say they don’t enjoy traveling. Travel provides an opportunity to experience different cultures, visit idyllic locales and enjoy some rest and relaxation. But as much as people love to travel, finding more time to do so is not always so easy, even for those people with a sufficient amount of vacation…

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Tunisia travel alert: Thousands of Britons fly home

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By Frank Gardner, BBC security correspondent The governments decision to warn all Britons to leave Tunisia was not taken lightly. But the large number of British investigators sent out there and working alongside their Tunisian counterparts, concluded that the country faced a high threat from an only partially-dismantled terrorist cell. In other words, that jihadist…

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Reality check: Greensburg woman a finalist for Travel Channel online hosting spot

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Janel Koloski has added another stamp on her virtual passport. The Greensburg woman who bills herself as thefearless traveler recently discovered she was one of two finalists to host an online series on the Travel Channel website. The winner will be announced on a Travel Channel special on Labor Day. Having survived two previous rounds…

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High school students travel on the James River for a learning experience

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Lynchburg, Va – High school students from around Virginia are getting the chance to learn about the James River up close. The James River Expedition is giving them the chance to travel along part of the 340-mile waterway. Today marked the start of the second leg of three eight-day excursions that make up the program….

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Apps open up new travel options

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An explosion of niche travel apps is reinventing the industry in unimaginable ways. Travel no longer has to be about buying the right guidebook to locate the best hot spots. Travelers can now meet up with fellow adventurers who are staying in the same hotel, dine in a local persons home or rent out a…

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Online Travel, Advertising See Strong Demand, Competition

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Increased digitization, mobile adoption, international expansion and better analytics are key drivers. Ecommerce discussions often exclude online travel because this segment is relatively more mature with a lot of the growth coming from international expansion and continued to shift from offline to online channels. Moreover, the market is highly fragmented with just a few big…

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Latest travel advice for tourists heading to Greece

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This could just mean waiting in line longer at an ATM. But there are outside risks of visitors being stranded in the event of fuel shortages or logistical woes brought about by the ongoing crisis. That needs to be weighed against the fact that many people are currently enjoying, and will continue to enjoy, peaceful,…

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Beware. Travel companies can dump you

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Can the owners do that? As a matter of fact, yes. All kinds of travel companies, not just vacation rental owners, turn down your business when they get a better offer. The most common cancellations happen with cruises: A group books an entire ship, and individual customers are either rebooked on another vessel or must…

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And this year’s world’s best city is …

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They are energetic, diverse destinations intent on preserving local heritage and revitalizing undervalued neighborhoods, and they possess distinct personalities that set them apart from other metropolises. Whether its the city youve called home for years or one you only just stumbled upon during your travels, the best destinations are intriguing cultural centers that cant be…

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The 13 best jobs for people who love to travel

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Ever want to just pack your bags and go on a journey youll never forget? Perhaps you can find the best of both worlds by getting a job that requires a lot of travel, thereby feeding your insatiable need for travel but putting bread on the table at the same time. Read on to find…

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