Adventure travel is a type of niche tourism, involving exploration or travel with a certain degree of risk (real or perceived), and which may require special skills and physical exertion. In the United States, adventure tourism has grown in recent decades as tourists seek out-of-the-ordinary or "roads less traveled" vacations, but lack of a clear operational definition has hampered measurement
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(9 days ago) Belfair is a census-designated place in Mason County, Washington, United States.Located at the mouth of the Union River at Hood Canal, it serves as the commercial center of North Mason County.The population of the surrounding area swells in the summertime as tourists and nature lovers flock to the Canal and the Olympic Peninsula.The population was 3,931 at the 2010 census
List of Travel Channel original programming
(4 days ago) List of Travel Channel original programming. This is a list of programs currently or previously broadcast by Travel Channel, an American cable television network devoted to travel; Discovery, Inc. serves as the majority owner and owns a 65% stake in the network, with cable television provider Cox Communications owning the remaining 35%.
(1 days ago) The travel genre was a fairly common genre in medieval Arabic literature. Il Milione, The Travels of Marco Polo, describing Marco Polo 's travels through Asia between 1271 and 1295 is a classic of travel literature. Travel literature became popular during the Song dynasty (960–1279) of medieval China. The genre was called 'travel record
Travel + Leisure
(6 days ago) Travel + Leisure is a travel magazine based in New York City, New York.Published 12 times a year, it has 4.8 million readers, according to its corporate media kit. It is owned and published by Travel + Leisure Co..Its main competitor is Condé Nast Traveler
Travel + Leisure Co.
(2 days ago) Travel + Leisure Co. (formerly Wyndham Destinations, Inc. and Wyndham Worldwide Corporation) is an American timeshare company headquartered in Orlando, Florida. It develops, sells, and manages timeshare properties under several vacation ownership clubs, including Club Wyndham and WorldMark by Wyndham, and provides timeshare exchange services, primarily through RCI.
(Just Now) Gulliver's Travels, or Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World.In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships is a 1726 prose satire by the Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, satirising both human nature and the "travellers' tales" literary subgenre. It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature.
Travel in Classical antiquity
(9 days ago) Travel in classical antiquity over long distances was a specialised undertaking. Most travel was done in the interest of warfare, diplomacy, general state building, or trade. Social motivations for travel included visiting religious sites, festivals such as the Olympics, and health-related reasons.Most travel was difficult and expensive, both due to danger of violence, as well as the scarcity
(6 days ago) Interplanetary spaceflight or interplanetary travel is the crewed or uncrewed travel between stars and planets, usually within a single planetary system. In practice, spaceflights of this type are confined to travel between the planets of the Solar System.Uncrewed space probes have flown to all the observed planets in the Solar System as well as to dwarf planets Pluto and Ceres, and several
Space travel in science fiction
(1 days ago) Space travel: 69 : 209–210 : 511–512 or space flight: 200–201 (and less often, starfaring or star voyaging: 217, 220 ) is a major classic theme in science fiction, one that has generally captured the attention of the public and is commonly associated with the typical image of a science fiction plot. Space travel, whether interplanetary or interstellar, is usually carried out through
Travel Guides (TV series)
(5 days ago) Travel Guides is an Australian travel series which premiered on the Nine Network on 14 February 2017. The series follows groups of ordinary Australians who take on the job of travel critics who experience the same week-long international and domestic holidays, and …
TravelCenters of America
(4 days ago) TravelCenters of America LLC is the largest publicly traded full-service truck stop and travel center company in the United States. The company operates full service centers, convenience stores, and restaurants under the TravelCenters of America, TA, Petro Stopping Centers, TA Express, GOASIS and Quaker Steak & Lube brands. TravelCenters of America is headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, operates
White House travel office controversy
(7 days ago) The White House travel office controversy, sometimes referred to as Travelgate, was the first major ethics controversy of the Clinton administration.It began in May 1993, when seven employees of the White House Travel Office were fired. This action was unusual because executive-branch employees usually remain in their posts for many years (even though they can be terminated by, and serve at
(6 days ago) Travel insurance is an insurance product for covering unforeseen losses incurred while travelling, either internationally or domestically.Basic policies generally only cover emergency medical expenses while overseas, while comprehensive policies typically include coverage for trip cancellation, lost luggage, flight delays, public liability, and other expenses.
Corporate travel management
(7 days ago) Corporate travel management (CTM) is the function of managing a company’s strategic approach to travel (travel policy), the negotiations with all vendors, day-to-day operation of the corporate travel program, traveler safety and security, credit-card management and travel and expenses ('T&E') data management.. CTM should not be confused with the work of a traditional travel agency.
Amadeus IT Group
(6 days ago) Amadeus was originally created as a neutral global distribution system (GDS) by Air France, Iberia, Lufthansa and SAS in 1987 in order to connect providers' content with travel agencies and consumers in real time. The creation of Amadeus was intended to offer a …
Travel (Mamamoo EP)
(9 days ago) Travel (stylized in all caps) is the tenth extended play by South Korean girl group Mamamoo.It was released by RBW on November 3, 2020 and distributed by Kakao M.It contains six songs, including pre-released single "Dingga" and new single "Aya."
Executive Order 13769
(1 days ago) Executive Order 13769, titled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, otherwise known as the Muslim ban or a travel ban, was a controversial executive order by US President Donald Trump. Except for the extent to which it was blocked by various courts, it was in effect from January 27, 2017, until March 6, 2017
(2 days ago) A travel can also be called via carrying or an unestablished pivot foot. If the pivot foot of a player changes or moves, it is considered traveling. In basketball Definitions NCAA. Rule 9, Section 5. Traveling. Art. 1. A player shall not travel with the ball. Art. 2. Traveling occurs when a …
Lada Niva Travel
(6 days ago) The Lada Niva Travel is a compact crossover utility vehicle (CUV) produced since 1998 by the AvtoVAZ Group. Originally called the VAZ-2123 (1998 - 2002), the SUV was marketed as the Chevrolet Niva from 2003 to 2020, when AvtoVAZ (the parent company of the Lada brand) was in a joint venture with General Motors, called GM-AvtoVAZ.. However, after General Motors sold its 50-percent stake in the