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Twitter testing ‘Original Tweeter’ tag to distinguish who started a thread

Twitter is testing a new tag that will make it easier to parse who started a thread. The new feature, which is starting to pop up for some users, makes it easier to find posts from the original tweeter within a thread, but may also help curb (some types of) abuse on the platform, making it easier to distinguish accounts that are masquerading as other tweeters, for instance. Twitter confirmed the experiment to TechCrunch, noting that the tag has been rolled out to a “small percentage” of iOS and...
Tags: Travel, TC, Twitter, Elon Musk, Sara Haider


Travel News: January 24, 2019

Shanghai Disney Resort to Expand With ‘Zootopia’ Land Hollywood Reporter The addition is Disney’s second expansion of its sprawling Chinese theme park, meant to build on the huge local box office success of the 2016 film. The Walt Disney Co.’s Shanghai Disney Resort is unveiling some crowd-pleasing expansion plans. The company on Wednesday announced that it will soon add a Zootopia-themed land to the sprawling Chinese theme park. Launched in 2016 after nearly two decades of development and nego...
Tags: Travel, Maryland, Washington, Disney, Marriott, North Pole, American Airlines, News And Deals, World Economic Forum, Walt Disney Co, Arne Sorenson, Bloomberg Television, Maryland Virginia, Shanghai Disney Resort, Shanghai Disneyland, D C Travel Weekly Marriott


Best roadside lookouts in the US

Road trips are about a great many things. Cool playlists of the best song about every state. Excuses to eat more fast food in a week than you have since 2014. Gas station bathrooms. But they’re also about breaking up the monotony of the open road with a rest at a scenic lookout over something you’ve never seen before. It could be a mountain range, sprawling desert, or sweeping view of a modern city, but there’s something about scenic viewpoints that make us want to take a few minutes and appr...
Tags: All, Lookouts, Roadside Lookouts, Roadside Viewpoints, Viewpoints


Poor Jeanette...

Yes, it was snowing… poor « Jeanette ». She was portrayed by Paul Belmondo, the dad of Jean-Paul. She is one of the many statues in the Tuileries Gardens. I think that on average we have one (or half-a) day of snow per year here in Paris. So it happened last Tuesday. I had some walking to do, so… There were rather few tourists around, see the poor one alone on the upper deck of the excursion boat. I didn’t see a single book stall open. … and some ...
Tags: Travel, Paris, Jeanette, Tuileries Gardens, Paul Belmondo, PeterParis, Jean Paul She


Buenos Aires Changed! (Or Did It?)

Buenos Aires isn’t exactly terra incognita to me—I lost track of how many times we stayed in Argentina’s capital there since our initial trip to South America in 2002. It’s a good destination for travellers. The big, cosmopolitan city is a hub in South America and it’s surprisingly affordable for many foreigners since the country is (always) in deep economic trouble. It’s one of these places that doesn’t change much because like their European ancestors, Argentinians tend to cling to the past, t...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Kentucky, Brazil, Argentina, South America, Buenos Aires, Palermo, Bolivia, San Telmo, Recoleta, LaValle, Casa Rosada, Puerto Madero, Obelisco, Porteños


Cuba Day 3

Cuba Day 3. WednesdayA great day again with a following breeze and a sunny 27 degrees becoming 30 as the sun rose higher. 51 miles today with 660 metres of ascent and the first and last thirds interesting and middle bit on boring busier roads. As we we
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DB Corp’s digital biz recorded a profit of Rs 1.4 Cr in Q3FY19

The Dainik Bhaskar Corporation recorded operational revenues of Rs 659.7 crore in the quarter ended December 31, 2018 (Q3FY19). This is up 11.3% YoY from Rs 592 crore in the same quarter last year, and up 13.3% from Rs 587.4 crore in the last quarter. The group’s net profit for the quarter... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Internet, Newspapers, Earnings, Divya Bhaskar, Dainik Bhaskar, DB Corp, Earnings Dec-18, Homeonline, Dainik Bhaskar Corporation


Late Afternoon in the Piazza Navona

The post Late Afternoon in the Piazza Navona appeared first on LandLopers.
Tags: Travel, Travel Photos, Daily Travel Photos, Piazza Navona


Educating Millions – Story of Indan EdTech NPTEL

I started with NPTEL in Jan 2015. It was still very early. They were gearing up towards the launching many courses. I was introduced to NPTEL by my manager as the platform that to educate engineering1 students across India by the professors from the best institutes for free. By then they had done at least two rounds and they were trying to launch 10 courses that semester. They wanted engineering help. Till then I had not heard about the NPTEL but then I was kicked to contribute considering the...
Tags: Travel, Google, Technology, Education, India, Online, Creative Commons, Madras, Course-Builder, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden, Free and Open Source, NPTEL, CMI Institute of Epidemiology, NPTEL IITM Team Once, SPOC Felicitation, NPTEL Industry Association and Internships NPTEL


I remember my experience with hackers i contacted ...

I remember my experience with hackers i contacted online, i almost lost hope in finding out if my husband was loyal to me and has been loyal in our 20 years marriage,I lost a lot of funds in paying these so called hackers so i made up my mind that if i get scammed again i'll just forget about finding out what God doesn't want me to know, Then i saw reviews about ( [email protected] ) and decided contact him and if and if i hear any stupid excuse won't contact anybody and jus...
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South America Day 14 Colonia del Sacramento

Today we are going to Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay. Its not far on the opposite side of the River Plate. But the river is so wide at this point that its a 75 minute ferry journey.We check in pass through Argentinian immigration then ha
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My Midwest: Things to do in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

  Lake Geneva is the classic city escape. And for Chicagoans, it’s been the place to get away for more than 100 years. There are so many things to do in Lake Geneva. Whether you’re just grabbing a bite or perusing the cute shops in Downtown Lake Geneva or out on a boat on one of the many boat tours of Lake Geneva, it’s a great place for a Midwest weekend escape. Things to do in Lake Geneva Years ago, I had swung by downtown Lake Geneva during a road trip up in Wisconsin and I think we sto...
Tags: Travel, Chicago, United States, Mommy, Wisconsin, North America, Beach, Chris, Lake Como, Midwest, Wilmot Mountain, Brandon, Julie, Riviera Beach, Lake Geneva, Lodge


Best LGBTQ bars and clubs in the US

Since the opening of Seattle’s The Double Header in 1933, American gay bars have propelled the country’s LGBTQIA community into the mainstream, nearly singlehandedly removing the stigma and replacing it with a feeling of pride and joy. As opposed to your typical run-of-the-mill bar or club, gay nightlife institutions have long been celebrated for their open-minded approach to fun, welcoming anyone over the age of 21 and encouraging them to express themselves in whatever ways they wish. Not on...
Tags: Travel, Minnesota, California, Boston, Lgbt, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Chicago, Austin, Portland, New Orleans, Manhattan, Miami


INTELITY Looks to Win “Hospitality’s Hottest Technology” Designation at ALIS 2019

INTELITY™, provider of the travel industry's first and broadest enterprise guest engagement and staff management platform, announces its presence at The Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), which runs January 28-30, 2019. CEO Robert Stevenson will participate in a panel called "The New ALIS Tech Challenge: What's Hot in Technology?"
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Thousands raised for builder who wrecked new Travelodge

Man smashed digger through glass entrance
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As Low as 35,000 SkyMiles Round Trip Within the United States: Delta Domestic First Class Sale January 2018 — Or $418

Redeem as few as 35,000 SkyMiles for round-trip flights on Delta Air Lines — plus $11.20 in taxes and fees — for travel within the 48 contiguous United States between Friday, April 19, 2019 and Saturday, April 27, 2019, when all travel must be completed… …but you must... The post As Low as 35,000 SkyMiles Round Trip Within the United States: Delta Domestic First Class Sale January 2018 — Or $418 appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Deals, United States, Airlines, Promotions, Delta Air Lines, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs


China's tourism to France sees upgrade with more focus on travel experience

China's tourism is undergoing a consumption upgrade and many destinations in the Paris region are serving as a new magnet for Chinese tourists.
Tags: France, Hotels, China, Paris


Venezuela is Plunging into Chaos: Which Airlines Still Fly?

As the country has fallen apart, with mass shortages, rampant crime, and inflation over 5000%, American Airlines had found their Venezuela routes extremely profitable -- because there was so little air service left. Thanks to price controls on domestic flights, passengers waited at airports for days hoping to get on a flight. The National Guard pulls suitcases off of flights to loot them. Airlines complain they’re getting contaminated fuel. With flight crews getting robbed by bandits airline...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Venezuela, Airlines, American Airlines, National Guard


You can win this luxury country mansion in Alberta by writing an essay

If you’re in the market for a new home, you might not have to come up with the money for a down payment after all. You might just have to be a really convincing writer. Alla Wagner, owner of this Georgian Country Style mansion in Millarville, Alberta, is vacating her home due to poor health and wants to pass it along to a deserving heir. Since her $1.7 million home failed to sell by traditional means, she’s decided to start a “write a letter, win a house” contest wherein applicants are invite...
Tags: Travel, US, Alberta, Rockies, All, Wagner, Essay Contest, Canadian mansion, Essay Contest Mansion Prize, Mansion Giveaway, mansion in Alberta, Alla Wagner, Millarville Alberta, Center Lovell Inn


How to resolve negotiated rate audit failures in the GDS

The RFP and Rate Loading seasons are winding down. Next up on the negotiated rate calendar? Auditing season.
Tags: Hotels, RFP


Travel Tripper launches Metasearch Direct Connection with Google Hotel Ads

This solution enables hotels to increase their visibility and maximize their return on ad spend on Google Hotel Ads while benefiting from lower setup costs and management fees.
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Brands give travelers more control over their experience

As travelers have become more empowered by digital tools, they are now looking to more actively determine the shape and contours of their trips when they are already in a destination.
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Study: User-generated content still a win-win for holiday makers and brands

Falling just behind asking friends and price comparison websites, social media emerged ahead of review sites, like TripAdvisor, and travel brands’ own websites.
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TripAdvisor reveals America’s best hotels

TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice awards for hotels, determined based on reviews and opinions collected from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide.
Tags: Hotels, America, Tripadvisor, Travelers ' Choice


The Two Indias

You can't go all the way to India for work and not have an extra few days to look around. The work up in Uttarakhand was great the few days looking around Madhya Pradesh was typical of travelling in India with occasional glorious bits temples palaces f
Tags: Travel, India, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand


Hotels try their hand at home-sharing

Hotels are trying to figure out how to blunt the growth of competitors like Airbnb. But they’re having mixed success.
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Airbnb hotel inventory rapidly rising

Airbnb has reported a significant jump in the number boutique hotel and bed-and-breakfast accommodations available on its platform.
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No Day Shall Erase You: New York’s 9/11 Memorial and Museum

You can tell that the people who designed the layout and exhibits at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum were inspired in part by a very well done monument to another horrific tragedy – the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. Both museums expertly move you through a story that began with a normal morning on a normal day. People were going about their business, living their lives, dealing...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories No Day Shall Erase You: New York’s 9/11 Memorial and M...
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Turkish town given rainbow paint job

Kuşadası is one of Turkey’s most heavily trafficked towns, mainly because it’s the coastal gateway to Ephesus, Turkey’s busiest cruise port. Now, people have yet another reason to visit this coastal town. A community project called “Let’s Colour” by AkzoNobel’s Marshall paint brand aims to inject new energy into Kuşadası by revitalizing over 400 homes with rainbow colors. The colorful houses are in the hillside Tepe neighborhood, chosen because of its prominent visibility, and it’s already do...
Tags: Travel, Turkey, Kusadasi, All, Marshall, AkzoNobel, Ephesus Turkey, Rainbow Paint Job, Rainbow Town, Turkey tourism, Turkish town, Tepe, Özer Kayalı


Travel video of the week: Sentinelese: world’s most isolated tribe

Sentinelese are the world’s most isolated tribe. They are an uncontacted tribe living in North Sentinel Island, one of the Andaman Islands in the Indian Ocean. They vigorously reject all contact with outsiders. The Indian government abandoned altogether their plans to establish contact with Sentinelese. Many believe that it is vital to respect their wish […] The post Travel video of the week: Sentinelese: world’s most isolated tribe appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Videos, Asia, India, Indian Ocean, Regions, Travel Miscellany, Andaman Islands, North Sentinel Island



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