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Abe Peck is a magazine consultant, writer and professor, known for having been an editor and writer at the ''Chicago Seed'' underground newspaper from 1968-1971.
Adam's Mark Hotels & Resorts was a chain of upscale hotels in the United States.
American Airlines Flight 587 was a regularly scheduled international passenger flight from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to Las Américas International Airport in Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic.
Asia Cruises (formerly Asia Cruiser Club) is a cruise line operating from Hong Kong.
Bikini Luxe is an American online retailer that specializes in fashion clothing, swimwear, and accessories for young women.
The BodyHoliday Resort is an all-inclusive resort located in Castries, St. Lucia.
Canopy by Hilton, or Canopy, is a hotel brand by Hilton, announced in October 2014 with the first property opening in Iceland in July 2016, and two in the United States in early 2018.
Carnival Freedom is a operated by Carnival Cruise Line, and the final Conquest-class vessel to enter service.
Celebrity Cruises is a premium cruise line which was founded in 1988 by the Greece-based Chandris Group.
The Condado Vanderbilt Hotel is a historic luxury hotel built in 1919 and located on Ashford Avenue in the district of Condado, San Juan, in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico.
Continental Airlines was a major United States airline founded in 1934 and eventually headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Crawley is a town and borough in West Sussex, England.
Curio Collection by Hilton is an upscale hotel brand within Hilton's portfolio.
CV Villas is a London-based travel agency for villas in Greece, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Cyprus, Turkey, Morocco, and the Caribbean.
Disney Skyliner is an upcoming gondola lift system that will connect Disney's Pop Century Resort, Disney's Art of Animation Resort, Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, and the new Disney Riviera Resort to Disney's Hollywood Studios and Epcot.
Disney Transport is a mass public transit system of the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida.
The economy of Costa Rica has been very stable for some years now, with continuing growth in the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and moderate inflation, though with a high unemployment rate: 8.2% in 2016. The economy emerged from recession in 1997 and has shown strong aggregate growth since then. The estimated GDP for 2017 is US$61.5 billion, up significantly from the US$52.6 billion in 2015 while the estimated 2017 per capita (purchasing power parity) is US$12,382. Inflation remained around 4% to 5% per annum for several years up to 2015 but then dropped to 0.7% in 2016; it was expected to rise to a still moderate 2.8% by the end of 2017 In 2017, Costa Rica has one of the highest standards of living in Central America in spite of the high poverty level, which dropped by 1.2% in 2017 to 20.5% thanks to reducing inflation and benefits offered by the government. The estimated unemployment level in 2017 is 8.1%, roughly the same as in 2016. The country has evolved from an economy that once depended solely on agriculture, to one that is more diverse, based on tourism, electronics and medical components exports, medical manufacturing and IT services. Corporate services for foreign companies employ some 3% of the workforce. Of the GDP, 5.5% is generated by agriculture, 18.6% by industry and 75.9% by services (2016). Agriculture employs 12.9% of the labor force, industry 18.57%, services 69.02% (2016) Many foreign companies operate in the various Free-trade zones. In 2015, exports totalled US$12.6 billion while imports totalled US$15 billion for a trade deficit of US$2.39 billion. The growing debt and budget deficit are the country's primary concerns. By August 2017, Costa Rica was having difficulty paying its obligations and the President promised dramatic changes to handle the "liquidity crisis".http://qcostarica.com/costa-rica-government-faces-liquidity-problems/ Other challenges facing Costa in its attempts to increase the economy by foreign investment include a poor infrastructure and a need to improve public sector efficiency.
First Choice Airways was a British charter airline of European tour operator TUI Travel PLC, based in Crawley, England until its merger with Thomsonfly to form Thomson Airways (now TUI Airways) in 2008.
Francisco Anthony "Frank" Lorenzo (born May 19, 1940) is an American businessman and philanthropist.
Gringo Trails is a 2013 feature-length documentary film directed by anthropologist Pegi Vail of New York University.
Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.
The Hôtel de Crillon in Paris is a historic luxury hotel that opened in 1909 — in a building dating to 1758.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., formerly Hilton Hotels Corporation, is an American multinational hospitality company that manages and franchises a broad portfolio of hotels and resorts.
The Hotel Jerome is located on East Main Street (State Highway 82) in Aspen, Colorado, United States.
Hotel Ritz is a belle époque palace hotel managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and located in Madrid’s “Golden Triangle” of culture.
Hurricane Irene was a large and destructive tropical cyclone which affected much of the Caribbean and East Coast of the United States during late August 2011.
Khasab (خصب Ḫaṣab) is a city in an exclave of Oman bordering the United Arab Emirates.
Kowloon Shangri-La is a five-star hotel of the Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts group.
This is a list of notable travel and tourism magazines.
Liuwa Plain National Park is an approximately national park in Zambia's Western Province.
Luke Oliver Johnson (born 2 February 1962), is a British entrepreneur, best known for his involvement with Pizza Express chain.
Marketing Greece S.A. is a non-profit organization founded in 2013 established to promote tourism in Greece.
McCarran International Airport is the primary commercial airport serving the Las Vegas Valley, a major metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The McGraw-Hill Building was a 16-story, landmark building in the Near North Side community area of Chicago, Illinois, at 520 N. Michigan Avenue.
MGM Resorts International is an American global hospitality and entertainment company operating destination resorts in Las Vegas, Mississippi, Maryland, New Jersey, and Detroit, including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage.
MS Marella Celebration is a cruise ship owned by Holland America Line, under long-term charter to the United Kingdom-based Marella Cruises.
MS MSC Divina is a cruise ship owned and operated by MSC Cruises.
MSC Preziosa is a owned and operated by MSC Cruises.
Peter Long (born 4 June 1952) is an English businessman and joint CEO of TUI Group.
Park Jae-sang (born December 31, 1977), known professionally as Psy, stylized PSY, is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer.
Rail Europe, Inc. is a North American distributor of European rail products, representing over 50 railroads throughout Europe.
Rebeca Minguela is a Spanish entrepreneur and startup advisor.
Reed Business Information is a provider of data services, analytics and information to businesses.
The Right to Privacy Committee (RTPC) was a Canadian organization located in Toronto, and was one of the city's largest and most active advocacy groups during the 1980s, a time of strained police-minority relations.
Roger Thomas (born 1951)Jonah Lehrer, The New Yorker, March 26, 2012.
Royal Caribbean International is a cruise line brand founded in Norway and based in Miami, Florida, United States.
Serena Guen is a publisher, businesswoman and philanthropist based in London.
Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur is an award-winning 5-star luxury hotel located in Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, LLC is a subsidiary of Marriott International.
Stash Hotel Rewards is an American company that produces a loyalty rewards program for a network of nearly 200 independent hotels in the United States, Panama, and the Caribbean.
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Hong Kong (TECO) is the representative office of the Republic of China in Hong Kong.
Tavistock Square is a public square in Bloomsbury, in the London Borough of Camden.
The Drew Las Vegas (formerly known as Fontainebleau Las Vegas) is an unfinished resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip on the site previously occupied by the El Rancho Hotel and Casino and the Algiers Hotel in Winchester, Nevada.
The Global Scavenger Hunt is an annual international travel adventure competition in which teams of two people travel around the world in competition with other teams to win The World’s Greatest Travelers title and trophy.
Since the early 1980s, several non-steam-powered sternwheel riverboats have been built and operated on major waterways in the U.S. state of Oregon, primarily the Willamette and Columbia Rivers, as river cruise ships used for tourism.
Travel Weekly is a business magazine and online information service for the UK travel industry.
Viking Cruises is a cruise line providing river and ocean cruises, with operations based in Basel, Switzerland.
Wilderness Safaris is an ecotourism operator, headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana.
YTB International, known as YTB Global Travel, Your Travel Biz or YTB, operates a multi-level marketing business through owner-affiliate websites offering travel, excursions, and lodging.
The 2009 flu pandemic was a global outbreak of a new strain of influenza A virus subtype H1N1, first identified in April 2009, termed Pandemic H1N1/09 virus by the World Health Organization (WHO) and colloquially called swine flu.
The 2011 Super Outbreak was the largest, costliest, and one of the deadliest tornado outbreaks ever recorded, affecting the Southern, Midwestern, and Northeastern United States and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake.