Thursday, December 1, 2011

Cool Resort Sorrento, ITALY

There are many resorts in ITALY but the best known resort is Sorrento. It is located on the coastline of champion beauty on the slope of Sorrentine Peninsula. It is completely surrounded by copious hills where we can find high quality citrus fruits growing, along with the access of vines, olives etc.

Sorrento is also been called “La Gentile” just because of the disciplined climate, purified streets, glazy gardens, the affability of the habitants etc. It is said to be a very clean and almost manicured city in Italy. The neighborhood city of Sorrento is the Pizza Tasso, which is completely filled with small shops and all kinds of eateries.

The Sorrento resort alone has 138 villas and also rich apartments for rent. Azzurra Villa C is one of the apartment that looks aristocratic and welcoming.It is built above the sea, covering an area of 270 sq ft.It has an excellent sea view from the terrace, shared swimming pool. Furnished kitchen, internet access, heater etc are the extra features.

One who resides here might definitely get a feel that they are residing in the heart of the city because of the well availability of restaurants, shops, public transportation etc nearby. The most historical and charming places in Sorrento are very near to the apartment. Anyways the apartment itself is a historical footstone of the town Sorrento.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Travel guide to the beautiful place ROME

Rome is on of the most beautiful city in the World.There are many places to be visited there..

Monday, October 24, 2011

Unusual and Therapeutic Vacation at Hungary

Hungary is in central Europe and shares its borders with many countries like Romania, Serbia, Croatian and Slovenia. The capital of Hungary is Budapest which is one of the most beautiful capitals in the world. The population of Hungary is nearly 10 million and majority of the population resides in Budapest. Two-third of the population is Roman Catholic and a quarter are Calvinist and rest of them either belong to any of the following and it includes Jewish, Greek, and Lutheran. The language spoken in Hungary is one of the most complicated languages in the world and it is Hungarian. The Hungarian currency is the forint.

The perfect vacation starts at mezokovesd Hungary vacation rental which is intently designed to relax a person and make sure that the vacation is spent in such a way so as to make it memorable lifelong. Hungary offers the vacationer an implausible quick look of the past historical information’s which is absolutely interesting

The mountains, lakes and other places for sightseeing are just exotic and make a person feel comfortable and calm. Fishing sailing and cruising are yet other activities which makes the vacation even more exhilarating and memorable.

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Romantic Villas at Costa Rica


Costa Rica is a country located in Central America. The word “Costa Rica” is a Spanish term which holds on the meaning ‘rich coast’. The population of Costa Rica is nearly 4.5 million. Costa Rica holds on highest literacy rating and it is 97% which is considered the highest. The national flower of Costa Rica is the guaria morada, an orchid. The official language of Costa Rica is Spanish and people mostly converse only in Spanish. Another interesting fact about Costa Rica is it has no military force. Irazu is the giant volcano in Costa Rica and it is 11,259 feet.

Located in herradura beach, is the colina los suenos which just a perfect place for a vacation either family gatherings and it is also a perfect place for honey moon couples so as to understand each other with a long lasting unending happy life. The villa has a large twofold terrace which is absolutely a perfect place to begin the day with a coffee and wind it up with cocktails. The villa is cool in the morning as the unit is facing west to the sunrise. Thus it is an exact place for vacation.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Family vacations buoy cruise ship popularity

Family vacations buoy cruise ship popularity
Cruising for years has been one of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry — the fastest by some measures. Since 1980, the number of people taking a cruise has risen by more than 7 percent per year. What’s behind the growth, and can it continue at a similar pace?

USA TODAY assembled five of the industry’s top executives in Miami earlier this month for a roundtable discussion on the topic: Adam Goldstein, CEO of Royal Caribbean International; Dan Hanrahan, CEO of Celebrity Cruises; Gerry Cahill, CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines; Kevin Sheehan, CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line; and Karl Holz, president of Disney Cruise Line.

With the exception of Celebrity Cruises, the other lines are key components of Port Canaveral’s thriving cruise industry. Carnival, Disney and Royal Caribbean are basing some of their biggest, most technologically advanced ships at Brevard’s port, which is among the busiest cruise ports in the U.S.

The port now hosts three 4,000-passenger ships and millions of annual cruise customers.

Q:What’s driving the growth in cruising, and can it continue?

Goldstein: You get a mix of benefits that you don’t get anywhere else, and people are gradually discovering that … in terms of the entertainment value, the service … the ability to see multiple destinations on a single voyage without having to pack and unpack all the time. Because it’s not an easy thing to sample, it's taken us longer probably than we would all have liked (to gain acceptance), but slowly, but surely … we’re penetrating the vacation population.

Q:Even with the rapid growth, 4 out of 5 Americans have never been on a cruise. For those would-be first-timers, make the case for cruising.

Hanrahan: The quality of the service and the experience, and the variety of experiences that you can have on board (from) dining to entertainment to activities, is just so much broader than most hotels could ever offer. (Also) it’s easy. People are so busy these days, and (with a cruise ship) you walk on and, from there, things are taken care of.

Cahill: If you go to most land-based vacation spots, they’re selling a room. We don’t sell rooms. What we're selling, or creating, is a vacation experience. When the guest goes home, they go home with memorable experiences, whether it’s a simple little thing like a family going back to their cabin after dinner at night and seeing a towel animal on the bed.

Q:What are the most common misperceptions about cruising?

Sheehan: One is (that cruising is for) an older demographic. Each of the brands has really done a good job of trying to show that this is meant for every demographic. For instance, with (Norwegian Cruise Line's new ship) the Epic, with the introduction of (such entertainment as) the Blue Man Group and Cirque Dreams and Howl at the Moon and Second City, we're showing this is really something for (a wide age range).

Q:Is seasickness holding back some of these 4 out of 5 Americans who have yet to try a cruise?

Cahill: I think price is a bigger issue. People have a perception that cruising is expensive, and they're comparing us to a hotel. What they don’t realize is the cruise price includes all the food (and) all the entertainment on board, and we go to all these great places. If they were to compare it (in an apples-to-apples way) to a comparable land-based vacation, the land-based vacation is probably more expensive.

Holz: One of the misconceptions that exists (for) Disney Cruise Line is it’s all kids, all families, and they’re all over the ship, and there's nothing for adults. We work hard to ensure there (are) adult options.

Q:One area that really has taken off is family cruising. How has that affected the way you design ships?

Cahill: I have two daughters, (and) what I quickly learned is when you’re going on vacation, whether or not you enjoy that vacation is dependent on whether or not your children enjoy that vacation. If it bombs for the kids, you’re toast. We very much gear our products now to provide a great experience with the kids. We all have (kids) clubs and activities, and we have these ropes courses and the water parks and things like that.

Holz: I was talking to some guests recently on a ship, and they were complaining because they never saw their children (due to all the activities). (Disney) is first an entertainment company, and so the way we think about things comes from how do we tell the story. So, obviously, the content that we have (at Disney) we put into play (on the ships), whether it's classic movies, contemporary movies or the latest from Disney Channel.


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Monday, September 26, 2011

Australians the world's biggest spenders on holidays

Australians the world's biggest spenders on holidays

AUSTRALIANS are the world's biggest spenders on holidays and the UK is still our preferred destination, a new survey has revealed.

Aussies forked out an average of $3715 a trip, almost double the global average spend on holiday of $1507, according to Visa's latest Global Travel Intentions Survey.

And they're not expected to ease off, with the research predicting travel budgets will remain above $3562 for the next two years.

The global average spend, meanwhile, is only expected to rise to $1928.

Despite the gloomy economic outlook, Australians plan to make at least three international trips between now and 2013, the survey revealed, and intend to spend an average of 16 nights on their next holiday.

The UK remains the most popular destination, with almost a third of Australian respondents (30 per cent) earmarking it as a likely holiday spot in the next two years.

"Of those who want to visit the UK, 27 per cent said they are likely to attend a sporting event," Visa's Ross Jackson said.

"The upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games could be a pull factor and it is an indication that sport tourism is proving to be a growing attraction for today's travellers".

The US ranked a close second (26 per cent), followed by New Zealand (21 per cent).

The survey of almost 12,000 people across 23 countries also found that almost half (47 per cent) intended to arrange their trips themselves by booking directly with hotels and airlines.

The internet has become the preferred travel research tool, with 55 per cent choosing it over more traditional means.


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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Good News For Travelers With Disabilities

Traveling with a disability may become a little bit easier.

Earlier today the Department of Transportation proposed a regulation that would require airline Web sites and automated airport kiosks to be accessible, and a new federal rule announced last week strengthens protections at train station platforms.

Under the proposed air travel rule, airlines would be required to make their Web sites accessible over a two-year period, and ensure that their ticket agents do the same. If passed, the requirement would apply to U.S. and foreign carriers with Web sites marketing air transportation to U.S. consumers for travel within, to or from the United States. Small ticket agents would be exempt, according to the Department.

“I strongly believe that airline passengers with disabilities should have equal access to the same services as all other travelers,” Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said in a statement released today of the proposed rule.

In addition, airlines and airports that use automated kiosks for services such as printing boarding passes and baggage tags would have to ensure that any kiosk ordered 60 days after the rule takes effect is accessible. This requirement would apply to U.S. and foreign carriers and U.S. airports that own, lease or control automated airport kiosks at U.S. airports with 10,000 or more annual boardings.

The proposed regulation is an important step, said Eric Lipp, executive director of the Open Doors Organization, a nonprofit group in Chicago serving people with disabilities. “I’ve never met an airline that hasn’t wanted an accessible Web site. It just comes down to money.” The exorbitant expense, he said, has precluded the airlines from developing sites, even though the technology is readily available. “People want to see Web sites be accessible. Isn’t it overdue?”

Open Doors estimates that people with disabilities spend about $15 billion annually on travel.

And with the growing population of aging baby boomers, the number of people with disabilities in the United States is expected to increase.

But while technology for accessible kiosks exists, the kiosks themselves have not been manufactured and are not yet available in the marketplace, so providing them will be a much greater challenge.

Currently, the Department of Transportation requires that carriers make discounts available to passengers who cannot use inaccessible Web sites and must make telephone or in-person reservations. Also, if passengers with disabilities are unable to use the kiosk because it is not accessible, carriers are required to provide equivalent service, such as having an airline employee assist in operating the kiosk.

The proposal is the latest in a series of rules to implement the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA), originally issued May 2008.

The new rail station rule is intended to give passengers better access to intercity, commuter and high-speed train travel across the country.

“By putting this protection in place, passengers with disabilities will be able to get on and off any accessible car that is available to passengers at a new or altered station platform.” Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said in a statement issued late last week by the Department of Transportation, which is amending its Americans with Disabilities Act regulations (ADA).

Amtrak has been proactive in recent years in making train stations in large cities ADA compliant, said Lipp, the Open Doors executive, but the smaller, often privately owned stations, have often been slow to implement change.

"I think this law will put pressure on the small stations to get this done."

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