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Brazilian holidays, on-Island and in Brazil

December 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

With such a large Brazilian population on Martha’s Vineyard, you might wonder how Brazilian Islanders, and those back in Brazil, celebrate Christmas. In Brazil, Christmas is somewhat similar to the holiday in the United States – with a few differences.

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Paris Christmas Bookings Down After Attacks

December 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Demand for Christmas trips to Paris has slumped following last month’s attacks in the French capital, according to data from travel information firm ForwardKeys. Overall, net bookings recovered in the week starting November 23, compared to the week immediately following the attacks, due to fewer cancellations.

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Paris Christmas Bookings Down After Attacks

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Bokun broadens distribution for its Tours and Activity Suppliers to to include Viator

December 4, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Hjalti Baldursson-CEO of Bokun and Ken Frohling-Vice President, Business Development of Viator Bokun extends distribution with Viator Bokun, the cloud based sales, inventory and management software connecting tourism suppliers and resellers, today announced that it has broadened its distribution capabilities with the integration to Viator, a TripAdvisor company and the world’s leading resource for tour and activities. Bokun’s online B2B network “The Bokun Marketplace” currently manages thousands of cross-selling and reselling agreements and provides real time fulfillment between suppliers themselves and as well with resellers such as Travel Agents, Tour Operators, OTA’s, CVB’s and DMO’s.

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Medibank eyes $3b in savings from health insurance overhaul

December 4, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Medibank Private says $3 billion could be slashed from Australia’s healthcare costs if the government cracks down on overpriced prosthetics and cost-shifting from public hospitals to the private system, among other measures. In its submission to the federal review into private health insurance, Medibank, Australia’s biggest health fund, said its recommendations would improve “transparency, affordability and value” for private health customers and check skyrocketing policy premiums.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc (HOT) Raised to "Strong-Buy" at Vetr Inc.

December 4, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The brokerage currently has a $78.08 target price on the stock. Vetr ‘s target price indicates a potential upside of 13.14% from the stock’s current price.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc (HOT) Raised to "Strong-Buy" at Vetr Inc.

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Steiner Leisure Ltd (STNR) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research

December 4, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

According to Zacks, “Steiner Leisure Limited is the leading worldwide provider of spa services and skin and hair care products on board cruise ships. The company strives to create a relaxing and therapeutic environment where customers can receive body and facial treatments and hair styling comparable in quality to the finest land-based spas and salons.

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Boy, 4, in critical condition after nearly drowning in cruise ship wave pool

January 4, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Thousands of officers ignore Commissioner Bratton’s plea and turn their backs on de Blasio at funeral for slain Brooklyn cop ESPN anchor Stuart Scott who coined ‘boo-yah’ and ‘cool as the other side of the pillow’ dies at 49 after seven-year battle with cancer Panicking passengers refuse to get back on board AirAsia plane after engine stops with loud bang on runway at Surabaya airport Revealed: Sole survivor, 7, of Kentucky plane crash tried to wake her dead parents before she off with broken wrist on mile-long walk in the dark to raise the alarm Family’s devastation after their healthy three-year-old daughter dies from flu less than 72 hours after she began to feel unwell Penniless man offers new Nike sneakers he got for Christmas as bail to avoid jail time… and the judge ACCEPTS $3,300 because of a flat tire, $785 for mystery ‘broken bumper’ – and five days extra fees for a late … (more)

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Famous Movie Posters Reimagined With Santa Claus

December 24, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s a lot of down time between Christmas each year for Santa and the elves and reindeer. So what do you think Jolly St. Nick does the other 364 days of the year? In collaboration with Verve Search, Expedia created ” Santa’s Hollywood Holidays ,” a series of eight festive movie posters, reimagining famous movies with Santa Claus and his buddies as the main characters.

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‘Benefit for Angels’ raises money for survivors of DUI crash

December 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Though most famous for her role as Bella Swan in the Twilight saga, Kristen Stewart has been working as an actor since being discovered at age 8 by a talent scout during a grade school Christmas play. Though most famous for her role as Bella Swan in the Twilight saga, Kristen Stewart has been working as an actor since being discovered at age 8 by a talent scout during her grade school performance in a Christmas play.

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