Marine GPS Navigation

When you own a boat and use it regularly you will need certain pieces of equipment which will make your sailing time more enjoyable. You want to know that you are safe on the water and knowing where you are is very important. Although maps and knowledge are great, marine GPS navigation systems are essential if you want to do a number of things on your boat. These systems can help you to guide your boat back to shore, find a good catch while fishing and guide you at night.
Although marine GPS systems have not been used for that long, they are fast becoming an essential piece of equipment. These amazing gadgets help you to …

Read More » Comments Off

U.S. Travel Industry Applauds President Obama’s Plan to Improve Roads, Rails and Airports

The head of the U.S. Travel Association applauded President Obama’s new initiative to focus on America’s roads, rail systems and airports, calling it “a positive and much-needed step toward rebuilding and expanding the national transportation system and strengthening our economy.”
Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, said the national transportation system is “the gateway to job creation in America’s hotels, restaurants, attractions and destinations from coast-to-coast.  Antiquated and inefficient aspects of today’s transportation infrastructure have contributed to a decline in travel and economic growth.”
“The President’s initiative – focusing on our highways, high-speed rail and our air travel system – will begin the process of ensuring that more Americans and international visitors can …

Read More » 1 Comment »

Stockholm By Boat

Stockholm by boat? We don’t mean you should sail there… though you could. Cruises that go to the Baltic states and Northern Europe are one exciting way to arrive in Stockholm.
Whether you fly in or cruise in, you need a way to get around this watery city.
We’re talking about Stockholm by boat as an alternative to buses and trolleys. In fact if you are a passenger arriving on a cruise ship, your shore excursion will probably show you Stockholm by boat!
Stockholm is a city built on islands…. 14 of them. They are woven together with many bridges. Trams and subways connect much of the city, but boats and ferries are a great way to get …

Read More » Comments Off

How to Get Cheap Flights

Getting cheap airline tickets doesn’t always happen by searching for them on the mega sites, i.e., Orbitz, Expedia, Travelocity, Priceline, etc., sometimes you have to get a little creative to get cheap airline tickets. You have to use cheap airline ticket tricks to get the best prices on cheap airline tickets, but I can assure you that these “tricks” are easy to apply and only require a little extra time on your part but these tactics could mean the difference between you overpaying for airline tickets or getting some amazing deals on airline tickets.
Cheap Airline Tickets Via Nearby Airports A.K.A. Hubs
A “hub” is basically where an airline’s home base and head quarters are located. Most …

Read More » Comments Off

How to Catch Trout

Fishing for trout is one of the easiest fishing around if you know where to find them and what you are looking for. There is a number of species of trout (Cutthroat, Rainbow, Brook, Brown and Lake) as you can see and the best eating trout is called the Brook Trout or Speckled Trout and is by far the most beautiful trout. Below are three of the most popular ones.
Brook Trout
The brook trout is native to northeastern North America from Georgia to the Arctic. It requires the coldest water temperatures of these trout species. It’s tolerance to both acid and alkaline waters is also greater. In rivers having a mixed-trout population the brookie is most …

Read More » 1 Comment »

Statement from U.S. Travel Association President Roger Dow On Gulf Recovery Plan Released By Navy Secretary Ray Mabus

Responding to the inclusion of several travel industry proposals in a long-term recovery plan for the Gulf released by U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus yesterday, Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, issued the following statement:
“We are gratified that Secretary Mabus has heard the travel community and recognizes the critical need for continuing funding for marketing travel and tourism to the Gulf region and greater transparency in how the funds are distributed. We also appreciate his acknowledgement of continuing perception problems for the region and his recommendation that funding guidelines should be structured to mitigate the long-term impacts on travel and tourism. Secretary Mabus’ recommendation that the Administration should lead …

Read More » Comments Off

United Airlines Serves Up New Signature Cocktail

United Airlines is offering customers, beginning today, a refreshing new signature cocktail, Sunrise Sunset, on all United flights that offer beverage service. The sweet and tangy cocktail, developed by United flight attendant Tita Martin, is a mix of cranberry apple juice, a splash of orange juice, a squeeze of lime and vodka.
The Sunrise Sunset cocktail is complimentary in United First(R) and United Business(R) and is available for purchase for $7 in United Economy(R).
United invited flight attendants to design a signature cocktail using existing onboard products. Flight attendants submitted 64 recipes, with 10 selected as finalists. In September 2010, United hosted a tasting event in Chicago for users of social media channels to vote for the …

Read More » Comments Off
 Page 1 of 3  1  2  3 »