Kamis, 10 Oktober 2013

Travel Writing Tips From Don George

I asked the veteran travel writer and editor for his advice about how emerging storytellers can make their mark on the travel writing scene. Heres what he had to say: Leslie Trew Magraw: Do you have advice for folks who want to try their hand at travel writing, but dont know where to start? Don George: Intimidation always comes into the travel writing process on some level. But starting out is [especially] intimidating because its a new world, and you dont even know how to enter it. My suggestion is to read a lot.

Pet travel policies for top U.S. airlines

The back and forth between astronauts and mission control is intentionally succinct and to the point, with no unnecessary emotion. Better to watch an exciting reality TV show with name calling, hair pulling and other tantrums! Who knows what will happen next? How realistic is 'Gravity'?

Fake travel agencies under government scanner: Tourism minister Dilip Parulekar

Catlette, an author and an executive coach, says he has flown on several flights next to passengers with service dogs or pets. "Contrary to dogs that I've heard barking incessantly in the aircraft belly, none of these on-board pets made a peep or other disturbance," he says. Another frequent business traveler, Barbara Korte of Plymouth, Mich., believes airlines should be more protective of people with allergies and not allow pets in the passenger cabin. She also recalls an unpleasant experience involving two puppies on a flight from Detroit to Amsterdam two years ago.

Sandals Travel Agents Golf Tourney a big success

Winners were Daniel Rodriguez, Rafael Garcia, Monica Cardenas and Jose Magalhaes representing Mexico, Brazil and Bolivia. Participants enjoyed a weekend of friendly competition, beautiful weather and exclusive activities over the course of the tournament while being hosted at both Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort and Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club. This weekend was the first luxury included golf vacation for many and the agents were impressed by Sandals' renowned hospitality as well as the pristine conditions of the course. The tournament was comprised of teams of four in a four-man scramble format, along with opportunities to participate in the 'Longest Drive' and 'Closest to Pin' competitions.

Real space travel much cooler than 'Gravity'

Replying to Curtorim Congress MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco's question on fake travel agencies, the Saligao MLA said action against the 10 agencies, under relevant provisions of the Goa Registration of Tourist Trade Act, is under way. Of the 10, six operate in the costal belt of north Goa, specifically around Calangute, Morjim, Candolim, etc, while in the south, all four fake travel agencies operate from Margao. Around 100 small and big travel agencies operate in Goa.

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