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Exploring Global Travel Themes at MITM Mumbai

In September 2015, Maharashtra hosted MITM, a travel and tourism expo that not only showed off the best assets of Mumbai and the central India state, but also showcased many other destinations around the country.From the better known northern states famous for New Delhi and the Taj Mahal, to smaller regions known for their vineyards, wellness resorts, pilgrimage routes or...

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Not Your Parents Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

What happened to Pittsburgh? Someone switched cities while I wasn't looking. Don't worry; the city of three rivers is still the familiar Pennsylvania Steeltown of the Penguins, Pirates and Steelers but some might be tempted to ask its residents, "OK, who are you and what have you done with Pittsburgh?"Not only has the once-industrial city quietly evolved into a cultural and recreational mecca...

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Sustainable Fun Makes Pittsburgh Kidsburgh

By cleaning up its act and investing in the quality of life of their city, the Pittsburgh you may remember has evolved into a "Kidsburgh" that attracts families to live and visit. This is the brief story of how the home of the steel industry that built the world’s tallest skyscrapers has been forged into one of the country’s sustainable success stories.Sustainability Pays Off for PittsburghPittsburgh’s...

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Children’s Book Author Eric Carle Keep Kids Very Busy

In the charming "Very Eric Carle" exhibit highlighting the popular children's books, the/Children's Museum of Pittsburgh provides so much to crawl into, touch, read aloud, sit on, get dressed in, imagine, project, talk back to, jump over, get behind, tangle up, weave, open, close, pull, lie down on and play with, that the whole family...

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Sustain and Develop: India Tourism

Tourism is big business according to the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), accounting for about one-third of total world trade in services. It’s also important at the global policy level, because of tourism’s potential to provide opportunity for millions.Improved infrastructure, environmental protection, and education are among several United Nations’ prospective post-2015

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Eastern Canada And New England Cruises Star Fall Foliage

Want to cruise, but not interested in the Caribbean -- fall is the time of year to visit ports-of-call between Baltimore and Quebec, Canada. Last year, Cruise Atlantic Canada reported nearly 650,000 Americans sailed to the region's six major ports in the four Provinces: Saint John in New Brunswick, St. John's and Corner Brook in Newfoundland and Labrador, Halifax and Sydney...

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Expo 2015 Promises Family Fun in Milan, Italy

The latest Universal Exposition, Expo 2015 in Milan, Italy will run until October 31, 2015 with the theme: “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.” Over 140 countries are participating, including 54 with their own self-built national pavilions.Thoughtful reflection is necessary to ensure a sustainable future with safe food and...

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10 Perfect New York Moments

Summer in the city's hot, lazy and humid days can drive away tourists quicker than a rising dollar, but that leaves the rest of us to enjoy the uncrowded wonders -- many of them free -- that New York is famous for. Here's a look at 10 favorite summer experiences that your family will savor together all year.   Classic...

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Fighting Cattle in Valais, Switzerland

We love sending families to places they've never heard of, or destinations that offer unexpected pleasures and treasures. And having spent a lot of time in Indonesia, where cattle battles are a local sport, the upcoming cow fighting season in Switzerland caught our eye. Yes, in Sumatra, Indonesia, farmers enjoy bringing their feistiest water buffalo out into the...

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Jazz Fest in NOLA: Music Food and Drink

My wife Rosalie and I stumbled into the New Orleans Jazz Fest. We were already going to New Orleans, Louisiana -- booking flights and reserving rooms -- when our son told us, "Hey, that's during Jazz Fest.” So, a little tweak to change hotels, a purchase of tickets for Sunday, May 3, and that quickly we’re going to our first Jazz Fest.Music is a big part of New Orleans. They have music...

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