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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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Book 1 Room and Get the 2nd Free at Berlin, Germany Hotel

If you’re planning on traveling to Germany, the Hotel de Rome is the place all roads lead in the city of Berlin. In addition to its location and its history, the Hotel de Rome has put together some great room and board packages to welcome your family.We like the Hotel de Rome because it's made very good use of the former Dresdner Bank building; its jewel...

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My Kind of Beach at Playa del Carmen

Situated on Mexico's Caribbean coast, Playa del Carmen is a waterfront refuge that attracts domestic and international tourists to its thriving main street and apres-beach scene. 

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10 Things People Get Wrong About Goa

Finding enlightenment in India is such a cliché that I was surprised my trip to Goa, India served a similar purpose, illuminating psychic baggage of long-ago travel myths.My misconceptions about this Indian Ocean coastal resort arose from coming of age in the 1970s. Like thousands of others, I headed out with a copy of Tony and Maureen Wheelers’ “Southeast Asia on a Shoestring”...

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Key West, Florida Attractions

Pirate lore and historic homes, gingerbread trimmed boutiques, tropical palm trees, funky cafes and roaming chickens make colorful Key West, Florida a delightful getaway.The southernmost point in the United States and a free-spirited resort area that has defied the gentrification of mass tourism, Key West has become a bona fide family destination filled with fun and educational attractions....

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