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2 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Noida: emerging luxury destination

Even 3C tied up with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and launched its luxury residential apartments in the price range between Rs 7 crore and Rs 14 crore.

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Related Topix: Four Seasons Hotels, Hotels

5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

My infant daughter doesn't have a ticket - who's responsible?

Earlier this year, I booked tickets through Expedia.com for myself and my infant daughter to fly from Johannesburg, South Africa, to Billings, Montana, on British Airways.

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Related Topix: Expedia, World News, South Africa, Travel, South Africa Travel, Billings, MT, Africa Travel, Johannesburg, South Africa Travel

Fri Aug 22, 2014

MSN Money

Survey: Most Americans work during vacations

A vacation, by its very definition, isn't supposed to involve work. But that hasn't stopped more than 3 in 4 Americans from putting in work hours while on vacation.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Daily Mail

The Sistine Chapel... in a Sussex church: Only known reproduction...

Sign-writer Gary Bevans spent five-and-a-half painstaking years painting the ceiling at the church in West Sussex.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Hotels

What's Hot: Shangri-La debuts London's highest pool

Welcome back to hotelsmag.com! Under the new ownership with Marketing & Technology Group, we have re-launched our website to bring you the latest news, analysis and industry insights.

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Sys-Con Media

Hotels, Restaurants and Leisure Equities Technical Analysis --...

The S&P 500 finished the day 0.29% higher at 1,992.37. During the trading session, seven out of ten sectors finished on a positive note.

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Related Topix: International Game Technology, Carnival Cruise, Gaming, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Restaurant Management, Binker International

The Straits Times

The clout of online ratings

"BONJOUR monsieur, comment pourrais-je vous aider?" asks the obsequious concierge at my Paris hotel.

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Related Topix: France, World News, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, Opinion

Hospitality Net

The Ritz-Carlton App Becomes the Travel Accessory You Can't Leave Home Without

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. 4445 Willard Avenue - Suite 800 Chevy Chase, MD 20815 United States Phone: 941-6225 Fax: 703-941-7492 Visit Website The Ritz-Carlton App wants to be a part of your total travel experience, bringing the legendary service of the luxury hotel company to the smartphone in your pocket.

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Related Topix: RitzCarlton Hotel Company, Hotels, Chevy Chase, MD, Cameras, Marriott International

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Baltimore residents get ready to cruise from home on the Carnival Pride

Ahoy Baltimore residents, starting October 2015 you will be able to hop on a cruise without having to fly, right in your own back yard.

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Related Topix: Carnival Cruise, Carnival, Travel, Bahamas Travel, Caribbean Travel

Washington Times

Airlines, cruise ships monitoring Caribbean system

Airlines and cruise ship companies are monitoring the progress of a tropical disturbance approaching the Lesser Antilles at the eastern end of the Caribbean.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, us Travel, Carnival Cruise

Business Journal

Gov. Pat Quinn prompts Chicago CEOs to take Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" is being enthusiastically embraced by an increasingly broad swath of corporate Chicago.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Orbitz

Business Journal

Top Roseville restaurants, 2014 edition

We rank Roseville-area restaurants with a formula that incorporates the value and number of restaurant ratings on three popular social-media sites: Yelp, Urbanspoon and TripAdvisor.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, Urbanspoon, VirtualTourist

Examiner.com

Options for dining on a Carnival Cruise: Free food your entire trip

When you go on a Carnival Cruise , there are several different dining options available to you.

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Related Topix: Dining, Carnival Cruise, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Electric Energy Online

Spending on Smart Grid Technologies Will Total Nearly $600 Billion...

The fundamental technology for infusing intelligence into the power grid has been in existence for years - more than a decade, in some cases.

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Related Topix: Navigant International

Thewestmorland Gazette

Eden manor bags spot in national cook book

Co-owner Mike Dunbobbin said: "The book celebrates our very diverse culture, uncovering extraordinary dishes served up by hundreds of pubs, restaurants and hotels across our great nation and Appleby Manor is thrilled to have been asked to join this fantastic project."

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Wall Street Journal

Uber Opens Software Platform to Boost Ride Demand

Summoning a ride from Uber is as simple as opening the company's mobile app. Now you won't even have to do that.

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Related Topix: uber, Startups, OpenTable, Internet, Science / Technology, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Business Journal

Bellhops, valets - Robots fill travel jobs

The Aloft brand, owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide , is perhaps best known for modern architecture and design style.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Cupertino, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Hospitality Net

St. John Murphy has been appointed VP Enterprise Accounts at Sabre...

Murphy brings an extensive background in the travel and tourism industry as well as experience with a number of top technology companies.

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The Tribune

Global cruise lines set sail for China

Royal Caribbean's newest ship has attractions not usually seen on cruise liners, including bumper cars, a skydiving simulator and a glass observation capsule on a mechanical arm that lifts its passengers high into the air.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Carnival Cruise,

Fox News

Global cruise lines set sail for China in pursuit of booming leisure market

In this Monday Aug. 4, 2014 photo, Chinese tourists on board the Princess Cruises ship Diamond Princess off the coast of Fukuoka, Japan.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Princess Cruises, Cruise Lines, Japan, Royal Caribbean Cruises,

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