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7/20/2018

A growing number of hotels and resorts are accommodating cancer patients with customized spa treatments and menus developed in concert with nonprofits, medical professionals and nutritionists. The nonprofit Wellness for Cancer has trained therapists at more than 200 properties in safe techniques for massages, facials and other services.

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7/20/2018

The New Zealand government will implement a tourist tax to help finance the country's infrastructure and conservation efforts starting next year. When international visitors, excluding Australians, apply for a visa, they will be taxed up to $24.40.

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7/20/2018

All-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels are offering a variety of benefits to agents seeking to experience these hotels in the Dominican Republic or Mexico. These benefits include discounts on room rates, spa treatments and golf.

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7/20/2018

Energetic Panama City offers cultural events, top-notch museums and nature-filled experiences. Visitors can catch a performance at the National Theater, tour exhibits about the historic waterway at the Panama Canal Museum and explore wildlife at the Metropolitan Natural Park.

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7/20/2018

It is important to set attainable yearly goals so your intentions do not become an unfulfilled wish list, Mike Marchev advises. For starters, focus your efforts on a couple of goals you are likely to accomplish within a specified time period.

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7/20/2018

New Castle Hotels & Resorts hopes to expand its Canadian portfolio through a newly forged strategic partnership with Toronto-based hospitality real estate investment and advisory company Full-G Capital. An independent third-party hotel operator, owner and developer, New Castle has seven properties in Atlantic Canada and Toronto, with two more set to open early next year.

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7/20/2018

A feasibility study has shown sufficient demand to encourage leaders of Payette in western Idaho to pursue talks with a company toward building the city's first chain hotel. The favorable findings prompted a similar study launched July 16 by neighboring Weiser.

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Idaho Business Review
7/20/2018

The Special Olympics Flame of Hope arrived at Chicago O'Hare International Airport aboard a United Airlines flight from Boston. United Airlines is a principal sponsor of the Special Olympics and CEO Oscar Munoz was there to receive the flame.

7/20/2018

Customers flying on Boutique Air to make connections to United Airlines flights in Atlanta and Nashville, Tenn., can now book their trips through the United Airlines website and earn MileagePlus miles for their Boutique Air flights.

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7/20/2018

Since 2007, Alaska Airlines has let travelers check a case of wine for free from Santa Rosa and Sonoma counties in California. The carrier's "Wine Flies Free" program has since expanded to include a total of 29 cities in California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

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