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Battle of the Brands: Leveraging Location-Based Marketing

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Battle of the Brands: Leveraging Location Based Marketing

Last week I was invited by the Hospitality Sales… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on November 23, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Rooms with a View in Tuscany

Driving up the Tuscan mountain was like being on an amusement park ride...a mixture of fear and exhilaration, as I maneuvered treacherous hairpin curves and dodged speedy Italian drivers coming towards me. The road ended at the top of the mountain, in a village called Coreglia Antelminelli. I was…


Added by Pamela Peterson on November 22, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Women's Top 10 Favorite Places in the World


Added by Velimira Velikova on November 20, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Video Inn Review: Union Street Inn, Nantucket

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You could almost miss the… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on November 19, 2010 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Beyond Santa Fe, New Mexico Towns That Totally Rock

by Karen Tina Harrison

New Mexico takes its nickname, the Roadrunner State, from its official bird. But it’s also true that straight, fast roads make the USA’s fifth-largest state pretty easy to run around in. I’ve visited more than 20 times in 13 years, and its legendary capital Santa Fe, an hour north of Albuquerque airport, hasn’t lost its allure, with its heady… Continue

Added by Tripatini on November 19, 2010 at 12:51pm — 4 Comments

A Guide to Eco-Travel Destinations


Added by Velimira Velikova on November 19, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Snorkeling in the Seychelles Islands

Mushroom Coral seen
Great Seychelles Snorkeling @ Chalets d' Anse Forbans

Chalets d' Anse Forbans is located just a step away from the beach of Anse…

Added by Chalets d' Anse Forbans on November 18, 2010 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Google Creates Rough Waters for Kayak IPO

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Google Creates Rough Waters for Kayak IPO

When we reported on the game-changing 700 million Google -ITA software deal last summer, we quoted… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on November 18, 2010 at 11:47am — No Comments

5 Romantic Caribbean Getaways

This is a list of the top five romantic Caribbean getaways.

One of the most popular places for a honeymoon is the Caribbean. Its tropical islands have much to offer for newlywed couples beginning their lives together. With so many places in the Caribbean holidays to choose from, the Wedding Channel has created a list of the top five romantic Caribbean…


Added by Lonely Planet on November 17, 2010 at 1:17am — 1 Comment

"The Tourist" Movie

Travel agents and industry media might want to watch for the Dec. 10 wide release of "The Tourist," the movie starring Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie. Romance-mystery, filmed in Paris and mostly Venice. Depp goes to Italy on vacation, falls for Jolie who has an ex-boyfiend with a criminal past, and the couple gets predictably pursued by the bad guys. But plot twists are promised and it sounds like the star power, the filming locations and the movie title could give this a lot of holiday…


Added by John Stone on November 16, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

4 Easy Steps To Happy Return Renters


Added by stewart christensen on November 15, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Exotic Deogarh, India

Rajasthan Tour

Deogarh is located 38 Kms northeast of Udaipur in Rajasthan, India. It is situated on the boundaries of Mewar, Marwar and Merwara on an altitude of around…


Added by Anil Rawat on November 15, 2010 at 8:54am — No Comments

Travel Searches and Bookings Leave Google Behind

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Are Google’s Days Numbered in Travel?

Difficult as it is to imagine,… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on November 14, 2010 at 9:08pm — 2 Comments

Lebanon's Myriam Fares Provocatively Wonders, "What's Going On?"

by Tripatini staff

This ditty from 2009 hails from Lebanon via the pouty lips of sultry chanteuse Myriam Fares, who at 27 already has several albums and a brand of perfume under her belt… a decade after snagging first place at the Lebanese Song Festival. “Eih Elly Byehsal?” is in the Egyptian rather than Lebanese dialect of Arabic (which is more widely understood throughout the Arab world), and frankly,… Continue

Added by Tripatini on November 14, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

A Cold Yet Cool Reception This Winter at Sweden & Quebec's Ice Hotels

That time of year again — starting next week, chilly chic is back once more, thanks to those clever Swedes and crafty Quebecois. First up, from December 10 to mid-April, the Swedish Lappland town of Jukkasjärvi, up north of the Arctic Circle, will be the site of the 59,200-square foot (5,500-square-meter) 21st edition of the original ICEHOTEL (you fly into Stockholm, then connect onward to Kiruna;…


Added by David Paul Appell on November 13, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Ahoy! Pirate Dinners at Disney's Vero Beach Resort

I don't have kids and I haven't been a fan of Disney since I was wee little thing, but I was pleasantly surprised yesterday when Disney's Vero Beach Resort introduced me to their pirate-themed dining experience during a special preview. No doubt, the pirate dinners are fun for kids and the kid at heart in us grown-ups,… Continue

Added by Maria de los Angeles on November 12, 2010 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Patagonia's Valdez Peninsula -- An Open-Air Zoo

Punta Piramides

By Roy Heale

Located about 1400 kms south of Buenos Aires in Patagonia, the Valdez Peninsula is an astonishing sanctuary of wild life, unique in the world. It is protected by a group…


Added by Roy Heale on November 12, 2010 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Cartagena, Colombia: The REAL Emerald City

Text & Photos by Bret Love…


Added by on November 12, 2010 at 11:15am — 3 Comments

How the Travel Industry Supports the U.S. Military

The travel industry gets lots of headlines for cruise ships that have to be towed into port, delayed flights and lost baggage. So it's nice to be able to wrote a good news story about the US travel industry supports US military personnel, both retired and active. Here's some of what airlines and hotels were doing for uniformed service men…


Added by Evelyn Kanter on November 12, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Why Does Airline Food Taste So Awful?

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Why Does Airline Food Taste So Awful?

Is it actually the food the airlines serve (when they do) that tastes so bad, or is it the flying… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on November 11, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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