Dubai named best travel destination for family holidays

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Dubai has been named the world’s number one destination for family holidays, in a new survey by travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip. The site examined relevant travel data for key family holiday categories, including the quality of family hotels, attractions and beaches, general safety and the strength of ocean currents. […]

Outrigger Acquires Five-Star Resort in the Maldives to Expand Signature Cultural Experiences in the Indian Ocean

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WHY IT RATES: Loyal Outrigger guests and new-to-brand guests will love the luxurious five-star Outrigger Maldives Maafushivaru Resort, which includes Outrigger’s Signature Experiences to provide memorable excursions, like coral reef restoration. – Lacey Pfalz, Associate Writer, TravelPulse Outrigger Hospitality Group announced today that it has acquired the newly renovated five-star […]

Ten of the best golf hotels in Europe

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Climate, course design and a fine pedigree when it comes to luxury hotels make Europe an exceptional place for a golf holiday. From prestigious and well-established golf courses in Ireland to sun-soaked, professionally designed new kids on the block across Turkey, Cyprus and Spain, there are wonderful championship courses to […]

Sunset Zoo opens long-awaited Expedition Asia

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The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce hosted an official ribbon cutting for Expedition Asia Saturday. Pictured from left to right: Mayor Linda Morse, Zoo Director Scott Shoemaker, Zoo Trust President Janet Cooper, Zoo Trust board member Mimi Balderson, National Geographic’s Joel Sartore, Chamber President Jason Smith and City Manager Ron […]

The Harvard Crimson

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Logan R. Ury ’10 knows her book probably doesn’t appeal to undergrads. For spirited young 20-somethings who likely think of our romantic lives as boundless and bountiful, a book titled “How to Not Die Alone” might seem like a purchase reserved for years down the road — and only as […]

The Energy Price Threats to Hotel Demand

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During periods of elevated energy prices concerns about leisure and business travel stagnation become real. Travel requiring overnight accommodations is highly and predominantly discretionary. Leisure travel expenditures give way to necessities when energy prices spike. “The price at which demand destruction kicks in can be fiendishly difficult to estimate.” Morgan […]