Trying to Turn China's Vacations Into Real Holidays

Trying to Turn China's Vacations Into Real Holidays
Each year since their introduction 15 years ago, China's state-mandated, nationwide vacations — the so-called Golden Weeks — have produced larger and larger crowds, leading to melees at tourist spots as millions of people fight over entry …
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Marriott Vacations Worldwide Completes Securitization of Vacation Ownership
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation VAC, -0.91% announced today the completion of a securitization of a pool of approximately $ 250 million of vacation ownership loans. Approximately $ 205 million of the …
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Social Media Travel Assistants Latest Offering for Luxury Vacations
For the rich, vacations with one travel company can now be booked complete with social media assistants. This person not only takes the photos, but makes sure you and your travel party appear in the most flattering angles and light. They make sure your …
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Best budget vacations for fall

Best budget vacations for fall
From New England leaf-peeping to big American cities you can afford, plus amazing national parks, European capitals, and Caribbean dreams, we've rounded up our biggest batch of autumn getaways ever. Now your only challenge is deciding which fall …
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The Capbridge Group plans 0M Hilton Grand Vacations resort on Maui
Japan-based The Capbridge Group has purchased a 28-acre beachfront property on Maui and plans to spend $ 300 million to redevelop it into a Hilton Grand Vacations time-share resort, a first for the Valley Isle. The Capbridge Group, which has offices in …
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Virgin's Unlimited Vacation Plan For Workers May Not Be As Good As It Seems
In a Daily Telegraph article that Branson cited in his blog post, Daniel H. Pink described the British perspective on vacations, which applies just as well to Americans: “[W]e view them as minor betrayals — of our obligations to customers and clients …
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Things to buy in October: Vacations, cars, pizza, and more!

Things to buy in October: Vacations, cars, pizza, and more!
Timing is everything, especially when it comes to shopping. There are some great deals in October that can offer significant savings. Pizza is a great value in October. Today only (10/7) you can head to the newest Fired Pie in Ahwatukee (4905 East Ray …
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Escape turkey turmoil with these Thanksgiving vacations
… that accompany your annual Thanksgiving dinner at home? Escape defrosting the turkey and arguing with your mother-in-law this year. Choose one of these unique Thanksgiving vacations and be thankful someone else is doing the cooking and clean-up.
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Scenic summer weekend getaways with Clipper Vacations
Since 1986, the Victoria Clipper has been a favorite way to travel to the San Juans and Victoria, BC. Clipper Vacations remains the most scenic way to spend a day or weekend exploring the great Pacific Northwest.. Whether you're looking to go whale …
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Bill Simmons' Suspension Seems More Fun Than Most Vacations

Bill Simmons' Suspension Seems More Fun Than Most Vacations
… Simmons has posted several images to his Instagram account that suggest he has been having a wonderful, relaxing time. From the golfing and parties with Jimmy Kimmel to the picturesque waterfront views, here is a look at Simmons' suspension vacation.
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Taxpayers Get Stuck With .2 Million Tab for Just 3 Obama Vacations; m
Three recent and lavish vacations by the first family cost taxpayers more than $ 6.2 million just for transportation and security, bringing the pleasure price for President Obama and first lady Michelle Obamas trips to tens of millions of dollars since …
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Sundance customers' complaints: Vacations went nowhere

Sundance customers' complaints: Vacations went nowhere
Wendy and Ryan Rowe had one goal when they visited Sundance Vacations' offices in King of Prussia on a hot day in July 2009: getting a voucher for the free cruise the company promised in return for listening to its sales pitch. Whatever else Sundance …
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Auction planned for home where Clinton family stayed during Skaneateles
Skaneateles, N.Y. — The lakeside estate where President Bill Clinton and his family stayed while on vacation in Skaneateles is headed to a luxury real estate auction. The property's owners, Tom and Cathy McDonald, opted for an auction to sell the home …
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The Best Vacations for Travelers With Special Needs
Most of us want to try something new on vacation. Many of us want to challenge ourselves physically. But what if you or someone in your family faces special challenges? No worries whether you are in a wheelchair, have a child who is on the autism …
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