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NYT > Travel » Frugal Traveler Blog: Tips From the Times Travel Show

Tuesday 6 March 21:37:12 UTC 2012

From Maine to Uzbekistan, advice gleaned from representatives at The New York Times Travel Show. [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa » Más empresas por el compromiso ecológico de la Ciudad de Madrid

Tuesday 6 March 19:00:00 UTC 2012

Fruto de este convenio el Grupo Pascual incorporará 10 camiones propulsados por gas natural comprimido y la puesta en marcha del primer camión de reparto 100% eléctrico Esta nueva flota se beneficiará de las ventajas que tienen los vehículos de reparto de mercancías ecológicos sobre los convencionales en la Ciudad de Madrid El 40% de los vehículos municipales pertenecen a … [Link]

Telegraph Travel » Great gadgets for safaris

Tuesday 6 March 18:12:48 UTC 2012

Take the right kit at dawn or dusk and a game-drive becomes even more exciting, says Adriaane Pielou. [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa » Barajas, un aeropuerto con mucho potencial

Tuesday 6 March 17:54:17 UTC 2012

Barajas es el cuarto aeropuerto europeo y el décimo del mundo, con 50 millones de pasajeros y 400.000 toneladas de carga transitando al año Su aportación al Producto Interior Bruto (PIB) de la ciudad supera los 2.000 millones de euros y 32.000 puestos de trabajo Cuando alcance todo su potencial y llegue a los 70 millones de pasajeros/año, el impacto … [Link]

Telegraph Travel » Sign Language

Tuesday 6 March 17:47:12 UTC 2012

Another selection of strange signs sent in by readers on their travels. [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories » 10 products that may change the way you travel

Tuesday 6 March 16:31:00 UTC 2012

10 new products that could change the way you travel [Link]

Telegraph Travel » Christchurch Harbour, Hampshire: hotel review

Tuesday 6 March 16:11:04 UTC 2012

Our hotel guru reviews Christchurch Harbour, a classic middle-of-the-road seaside hotel with a fabulous restaurant but rather uninspiring decoration in Mudeford, Hampshire. [Link]

Telegraph Travel » Fatima Whitbread's holiday heaven and hell

Tuesday 6 March 16:11:03 UTC 2012

The Olympic medallist recalls a memorable visit to Cape Town and a hellish trip to Russia. [Link]

Telegraph Travel » Royal wedding boosts visitor numbers to Westminster Abbey

Tuesday 6 March 16:11:02 UTC 2012

Westminster Abbey was among the 10 most visited sites in Britain for the first time last year. [Link]

NYT > Travel » T Magazine: Points West

Tuesday 6 March 16:00:46 UTC 2012

For Yodit Eklund, the 26-year-old designer behind Bantu swimwear, the beaches along Africa's West Coast are a source of inspiration. [Link]

Telegraph Travel » How to celebrate St Patrick's Day

Tuesday 6 March 15:38:11 UTC 2012

As celebrations for St Patrick's Day take place across the globe, we select the best events to go to, plus late deals to the Emerald Isle Fancy doing something more inspiring to celebrate St Patrick's Day than sitting in local Irish pub? Here are a few last-minute deals and ideas for trips to the Emerald Isle. [Link]

Telegraph Travel » Siem Reap, Cambodia: the best of temple town

Tuesday 6 March 15:27:54 UTC 2012

Beyond Siem Reap, Johnny Morris discovers Miami-style townhouse hotels, design boutiques and modernist villas. [Link]

Telegraph Travel » The new, luxurious side to Cambodia

Tuesday 6 March 15:16:04 UTC 2012

These spectacular images show Cambodia in a fresh, surprisingly opulent light. [Link]

Telegraph Travel » Homage to the new Cambodia

Tuesday 6 March 15:15:48 UTC 2012

Beyond Siem Reap, Johnny Morris discovers Miami-style townhouse hotels, design boutiques and modernist villas. [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa » La web municipal recibe el certificado AENOR

Tuesday 6 March 15:09:21 UTC 2012

• El objetivo del Ayuntamiento es que "los madrileños tengan la misma calidad de respuesta en cualquiera de las vías de comunicación que elijan, con independencia de sus capacidades físicas o mentales" • Las exigencias que debe cumplir una web para ser accesible son proporcionar alternativas equivalentes al contenido visual y auditivo; tener mecanismos claros de navegación; identificar el idioma … [Link]

NYT > Travel » T Magazine: Leisure Island

Tuesday 6 March 15:00:50 UTC 2012

Until recently, St. Bart's had one curious deficiency: a scarcity of high-end spas. [Link]

Travel | Mail Online » Stacey Solomon and TOWIE stars launch Southend Airport after £100m makeover

Tuesday 6 March 14:09:42 UTC 2012

Back in the 1960s Southend Airport was a major hub for cross-Channel flights. Now after decades of neglect it is set to take on the travel industry once more, attracting two million passengers a year. [Link]

Travel | Mail Online » Heathrow third runway: Lack of airport expansion will hit UK economy, says report

Tuesday 6 March 13:50:28 UTC 2012

The debate about a third runway at Heathrow has been reignited by a report that suggests the UK economy will suffer by up to £8.5billion per year if Britain’s biggest airport is not expanded. [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa » En busca de soluciones para la Cañada Real

Tuesday 6 March 12:56:11 UTC 2012

La elaboración del Censo de la Cañada Real a su paso por el término municipal de Madrid ha permitido hacer una fotografía social real y actualizada de la población que la ocupa Una vez elaborado el censo, se puede empezar a trabajar en la definición del acuerdo marco de contenido social a adoptar por todas las administraciones que exige la … [Link]

Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Notas de prensa » El teatro Conde Duque estrena ‘Traición’, de Harold Pinter

Tuesday 6 March 12:56:10 UTC 2012

La compañía Histrión aborda una pieza que reflexiona sobre la mentira Es un espectáculo en el que el peso de la palabra sumerge al espectador en las intrigas de los tres personajes protagonistas [Link]

Travel | Mail Online » Eurostar delays: Paris Fashion Week hit by travel chaos as models delayed on trains

Tuesday 6 March 11:53:52 UTC 2012

The London to Paris service was affected by a power cable fault yesterday, leaving passengers stranded for up to nine hours overnight and leaving several trains cancelled this morning. [Link]

Telegraph Travel » Travellers' luggage flown on 13,000 round-trip home

Tuesday 6 March 10:00:05 UTC 2012

Nearly 200 passengers on a trans-Atlantic flight were left without their luggage, after it was locked in an aeroplane and flown home again, it has been claimed. [Link]

Telegraph Travel » Largest British-built private yacht sets sail for Caribbean

Tuesday 6 March 9:30:56 UTC 2012

It is billed as the longest, largest and most sophisticated private yacht ever built in Britain. And at a cost of £100million, it probably should be. [Link]

USATODAY – Destinations Top Stories » 'The Godfather' director opens new resort

Tuesday 6 March 6:39:00 UTC 2012

'Godfather' director Francis Ford Coppola opens a new resort. [Link]

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