North Dakota Road Condition Information #travel #australia

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The travel information is based upon reports available to the North Dakota Department of Transportation at the time of preparation and are provided solely as a public service. Actual conditions may vary from those reported. Motorists are cautioned to be alert to changing conditions.

Summer Travel Information maps are updated once daily or as conditions warrant, typically from mid-April through October.

Winter Travel Information maps are updated 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM daily, typically from November through mid-April, at the following times.

Bismarck, Minot, Grand Forks, and Fargo Commuter Report Update 5:00 AM Local Time. All State Winter Road Report Updates 6:00 AM Local Time 7:00 AM Local Time 8:00 AM Local Time 11:30 AM Central Time 3:00 PM Central Time 6:00 PM Central Time 8:00 PM Central Time 10:00 PM Central Time Winter Road Reports are issued more frequently during severe weather events.

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Road Condition Terminology

The following terms will be used to relate to winter road conditions, to maintain consistency, and keep the traveling public well informed. The NDDOT will utilize these terms to inform the public about road conditions that warrant increased awareness.


Motorists can still travel but may encounter areas of challenging winter weather driving conditions on roadways. Motorists should allow extra time to reach their destination and be alert to conditions that may make travel difficult, change rapidly, or cause travel delays. A TRAVEL ALERT has the potential to change to a NO TRAVEL ADVISED if conditions deteriorate.

Motorists should not travel due to hazardous conditions which may make it unsafe to travel. Snow plows may be pulled from the roads during severe conditions. Motorists should take NO TRAVEL ADVISED seriously as those motorists who choose to travel at their own risk may become stranded and emergency responders may not be able to reach them safely. A NO TRAVEL ADVISED has the potential to change to a ROAD CLOSED OR BLOCKED if conditions deteriorate.


Motorists are not allowed to travel on a closed road due to life threatening conditions. The road may be impassible or blocked. Motorists who drive past a road closure device may be fined up to $250.


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One Way Travel Insurance #travel #websites

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One Way Travel Insurance

Those individuals intending on staying in a foreign country long-term will usually find that it makes sense for them to purchase one-way travel insurance. Their needs will differ from those of the average tourist, so it is important that the policy they choose reflect this. One-way travel insurance is also sometimes referred to as expat travel insurance. Down Under Insurance provides a policy that will work well for those people who intend to move abroad long-term.

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What to Expect with One Way Travel Insurance

One-way travel insurance is named from the fact that those looking for this type of policy will typically be purchasing a one-way ticket to their destination. This individual may be moving abroad long term, or they may just be going on a long holiday abroad without any plans for when they will be returning. If this person were to buy a basic travel insurance policy, it would likely be unsuitable for their needs. This type of policy will cover such things as:

  • emergency medical assistance
  • emergency medical and hospital expenses
  • personal liability coverage
  • personal luggage coverage
  • luggage delay coverage
  • coverage in the case of death
  • repatriation if required in the event of an emergency
  • coverage for stolen money
  • cancellation, curtailment trip interruption

The fact that this is one-way coverage brings some important additional benefits such as:

  • i f you need to make a claim on this policy, you will be able to do this in your destination country rather than coming back to Australia to make a claim.

Do You Need One-Way Travel Insurance?

The one-way travel insurance policy will be suitable for a number of different types of individual, including:

  • Australians who are going abroad and have no real plans for when they will be returning home again
  • Australians who are returning home after a long period of being away
  • Australians who plan to go travelling for an indefinite time in Africa, the Americas, Asia, South East Asia, or Europe.

When it comes to purchasing travel insurance, it is always going to be important to find the policy that is most suitable for your needs.


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One Way Travel Insurance

There are many reasons why one way cover would be the most suitable option. You may be heading off on a prolonged backpacker s journey of discovery, leaving to enjoy an extended working holiday in one of several countries and have no set date when you intend to return – but are planning that it will be years. You may be moving overseas permanently and want travel and medical protection as you intend doing a little sightseeing on the way to your new country of residence. These are the most common reasons for needing low cost, one way cover.

If you are after other cheap alternatives, though we believe all our business and holiday insurance is extremely low cost and competitive, what we regard as our cheap travel insurance options are our backpacker s cover and Medical Only cover.

With our backpacker s cover you will benefit from uncapped overseas medical, hospital and dental, plus emergency medical assistance, up to $1,000 for lost or stolen traveller s cheques, documents and credit cards and up to $2,000 for your personal effects and luggage and up to $5 million Personal Liability.

Our Medical Only cover, our most basic, includes: all the benefits of unlimited overseas emergency assistance plus medical, hospital and dental, as well as up to $5 million Personal Liability.

If you re not sure of your plans, get an online insurance quote and compare prices for our single trip andextended year travel insurance or backpacker cover. then if you decide travel insurance one way is what you need, and you need further assistance or advice, please just contact our New Zealand travel insurance Customer Service team. We are always happy to help.

All travel has an element of risk. Thinking ahead and careful preparation will reduce the risk considerably in most areas. Precautions such as visiting your doctor and dentist and your local travel medical centre for all relevant treatment prior to departure, and checking with the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade travel specific web site,, for the latest travel advice for your destination will go a long way to ensuring your trip is enjoyable and eventful for all the right reasons.

1Cover NZ management and staff wish you a safe and happy journey.


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One Way Travel Insurance #travel #agent

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  • Destination

If you don’t know where you’re traveling to within the next 12 months, choose Worldwide to ensure you’re covered no matter where you go. If you’re travelling to multiple countries choose the region that you are visiting that is furthest away (excluding stopovers less than 48 hours). In most cases you will be covered for the closer regions as well. For example, if you choose Europe, you will also be covered in the Middle East, Asia and Pacific.

Worldwide means anywhere in the world

Americas means USA, Canada, South America, Latin America, Hawaii and the Caribbean

Europe means all European countries, including UK

Middle East refers to the area from Syria to Yemen; Egypt to Iran

Asia generally means Asia and the Indian subcontinent. For some insurers this excludes Japan*

Pacific means the South West Pacific, New Zealand and Indonesia/Bali*. Select Pacific for domestic cruises in Australian waters

Australia means domestic travel within Australia only

*Note: Variances apply for Bali, Indonesia, Japan and Middle East. Check that your destination is covered once directed to your chosen insurer’s site.


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Norwegian promotion code 2015 – up to 30% discount all flights!

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Norwegian promotion code 2015 up to 30% discount all flights!

Low cost airlines Norwegian, continuously awarded as best European low-cost carrier have launched just for today brand new promotion code granting up to 30% discount! This promotion code is possible to apply to all flights and destinations in scope of Norwegian. Remember that only hand luggage up to 10kgs is included in base fare. (max dims 55x40x23 cms).

To use this Norwegian discount code just choose your flight. Before you proceed put below voucher code to separate field. Look for box Do you have a campaign code in left bottom corner. Just press show campaign prices and your fare will be automatically discounted. (This discount applies to base for of the ticket not to taxes and fees).

This Norwegian promotion code 2015 is possible to use only today 27th of November 2015. Travel period is till 13th of March 2016. There is also blackout period 16.12.2015 10.1.2016 and 11.-23.2.2016. Norwegian airlines are connecting Scandinavia with rest of Europe. They are also offering long-haul flights e.g. to New York, Oakland, Las Vegas, Puerto Rico or Bangkok.

Booking sample of successfully applied Norwegian promotion code 2015. In this case you would fly from UK to exotic Caribbean isle Puerto Rico this year in December. You would departing from London Gatwick to San Juan on 5th of December. Your return flight from Caribbean back to Europe would be on 12th of December 2015. You would pay total £234.70 for a round trip ticket. This includes all taxes and fees as well as checked in luggage.


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North India Tour Package #gap #travel

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India Tour Packages

Best Of Rajasthan (7 D 6 N) – NR 02

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Andaman Tour Package (4 D / 3 N) – SE 02

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Bengaluru-Mysore-Ooty-Kodaikanal (6 D / 5 N) – SB 05

Bengaluru-Mysore-Ooty-Tour (6 D / 5 N) – SSBM

Bengaluru-Mysore-Wayanad (4 D / 3 N) – SB 04

Best Of South India (9 D / 8 N) – SB 02

Chennai City Tour (1 D) – CCT

Chennai-Kanchipuram-Pondichery-Mahabalipuram (4 D / 3 N) – SC 04

Coastal Karnataka Tour (7 D / 6 N) – SB 08

Cochin-Munnar-Thekkady-Alleppey (6 D / 5 N) – SSK

Coimbatore-Kodaikanal-Ooty-Coonoor (5 D / 4 N) – SCT 01

Coimbatore-Munnar-Thekkady-Alleppey-Guruvayur (6 D / 5 N) – SCK 01

Colourful Hyderabad (3 D / 2 N) – AP 01

Divine Tamil Nadu (6 D / 5 N) – SC 02

Enchanting Kerala (6 D / 5 N) – SK 03

Exciting Andaman Package (5 D / 4 N) – SE 03

Exotic South India (6 D / 5 N) – SB 01

Golden Temple Tour (1 D) – CGT

Hampi-Mantralayam-Ahobhilam Tour (5 D / 4 N) – AP 05

Hyderabad City Tour (1 D) – HC

Madurai-Kanyakumari Tour (7 D / 6 N) – SM 01

Mahabalipuram-Kanchipuram Tour (1 D) – CMKT

Nagarjuna Sagar-Srisailam Tour (2 D / 1 N) – AP 03


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Projects covered include state-owned and private projects in the Infrastructure, Electric Power, Oil & Gas (excluding upstream), Water and Waste, and Mining sectors.

Where applicable, a project is considered as such until the end of construction and ramp-up to full capacity (with the exception of mining projects, where the date of commissioning signifies the end of the project). Projects must have a:

a) Start date

b) Estimate for completion

c) Initial investment estimate

For state-owned projects, initial information about the start date and estimates for completion and investment are taken from original signed contracts, along with addendums and annexes.

If original contracts cannot be obtained, information is taken from public documents, presentations, news articles from BNamericas archives, and external sources.

In cases where contracts are subject to approval by legislators, the start date is the date of the law or legislative approval.

In the case of private projects, information is taken from public sources, such as stock exchange filings, annual reports, company presentations, third party research and press releases.

In judging the timing of investment decisions for private projects, great care was taken to differentiate between large projects receiving environmental approval and proceeding directly to construction, and smaller projects where the investment decision hinges on securing financing.

Best care is taken to ensure that recorded data is correct at the time of entry and that each entry is backed with a relevant source.

The greatest care possible was taken to ensure consistency of information in order make a like-for-like comparison in project costs. Insofar as the figures rely on disclosure by the organization or company responsible, the figures can be considered to be conservative in nature.

No attempt was made to adjust figures for inflation during the course of research or for consideration of the time value of money.


In the case of state-owned projects, validation is carried out where possible with either a member of the consortium, EPC contractor, a relevant state agency or advisors to either party.


Projects costs are measured in US dollars. Where project costs are measured in a local currency, amounts are converted to US dollars at the date of the relevant announcement, signature or report.


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Mexico canadian travel advisory this real? Cancun Forum #china #travel #agency

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Mexico canadian travel advisory. is this real ?

I believe Cancun was in Mexico

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Last Updated: April 4, 2012 8:57 EDT

Still Valid: April 13, 2012 23:50 EDT


It is the sole prerogative of each country or region to determine who is allowed to enter. All countries or regions have special requirements for persons intending to reside for extended periods (usually more than 90 days) or who plan to work, study, or engage in non-tourist activities. To obtain information on specific entry requirements, contact the nearest diplomatic or consular office of the destination(s) to be visited. Violations of entry and exit requirements may result in serious penalties.

The following information on entry and exit requirements has been obtained from the Mexican authorities. However, these requirements are subject to change at any time. It is the traveller’s responsibility to check with the Embassy of the United Mexican States or its consulates for up-to-date information.

Canadian citizens, including those with dual citizenship, are required to present a valid passport in order to enter and exit Mexico. Canadians without a valid passport will be refused entry and returned to Canada.

Canadians with a criminal record might be refused entry and returned to Canada on the next available flight. Canadians in this situation should contact the Embassy of Mexico in Ottawa prior to making travel arrangements.

Permanent residents and landed immigrants of Canada should check for specific entry requirements with Mexico’s immigration authorities (Instituto Nacional de Migración, or INAMI).

Persons seeking to enter Mexico for purposes other than tourism are required to have a proper visa. Foreigners involved in unauthorized activities will be expelled. Special and diplomatic passport holders require a visa to visit Mexico. Consult the Embassy of Mexico in Canada or its consulates for more information.


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New Dhanunjaya Travels Complaints #travel #buddy

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Consumer complaints and reviews about New Dhanunjaya Travels


I booked a ticket online through Redbus to Bangalore for travel from Hyderabad on Wednesday 22 nd April 2015 by New Dhanunjaya Travels.( booking done from icici bank net banking )

I receive a phone call from New Dhanunjaya travels at around 7pm that the bus is cancelled and as such requested me to travel by a different bus organised by them. When asked for the operators name and the seat number they did not disclose the operator s name .however the seat alloted to me was 42. I declined this offer and demanded the refund towards cancellation on part of Dhanunjaya Travels. I was informd that since this was booked through Redbus I would automatically get my refund.

So far I have not received my refund from Redbus .secondly I had to pay a higher price for booking my ticket in the late hours on the same day.

Redbus to ensure refund of my fare and also take care of hosting such irresponsible operators on their site causing lot of inconvenience to the travelling public


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Nanak Flights – Cheap Flights, Tickets to India, Lowest Airfares, Discount

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Nanak Flights offers Cheapest Flights to India and the World. If you are searching for Cheap Flights, Lowest airfares, Discount Air fares, Cheapest Airline tickets, your search ends with Nanak Flights.

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Breaking News:

International Exhibition on Food Processing Technologies & Industry in Dec. 2016

Hyderabad . Nov.25 (CEN). Israel s Kenes Exhibitions Avi Rosner, Chairman of the Board and Prema Zilberman, general manager today called on AP Chief Secretary I.Y.R. Krishna Rao and discussed the conduct of an International Exhibition on Food Processing Technologies and Industry.

Kenes Exhibitions submitted a proposal to the Government of Andhra Pradesh for conducting an International Exhibition and Conference on Food Processing and Industry Food Pro 2016 and the representatives explained their vision and business objectives.

The Chief Secretary informed that the Government of Andhra Pradesh would formulate a fresh Food Processing Policy duly keeping in view the tactical advantages like conductive climatic conditions, diverse raw material base, excellent infrastructure, large Land bank and abundant availability of skilled manpower and so on, has accorded top priority to industrial growth as a means to mitigate poverty and unemployment. With an aim of Food Processing Policy 2015-2020, the AP intends to be the most preferred destination for Food Processing Industry and to capitalize on the rich and diverse food production base of Andhra Pradesh to provide fillip to the sector, Chief Secretary said.

It was proposed to organize the event in December 2016 at Vijayawada. Y.S. Prasad, CEO AP Food Processing Society, K. Dhanunjaya Reddy, Director, Agriculture Department and others attended.


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Nepal Air Ticket, Cheap Flight in Nepal, Flight Ticketing #airline #tickets

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Nepal Air Flight

Nepal Air Flight offers the best deals and information on Nepal Domestic Flight Tickets, Nepal package tours and international Flight ticket from/to Nepal incouding Tibet, Bhutan and India’s outbound Tours. If you’re looking for the best deals with travel services in Nepal or around the south Asia then we can offer you the best prices on the market to explore the Asia. Whether you are looking for cheap air tickets in the South Asia, we can help you find a fantastic deal. If you’re on the search for cheap domestic flights in Nepal then we can also guide you in the right direction so you can travel easily within one of the most exciting and beautiful Himalayas countries in the world. Whatever your requirement, get in touch and we’ll help you find the cheapest Nepal flight tickets on the market and the best holidays.

Nepal Air Flight can arrange all necessary domestic and international air tickets for your travel. Traveling via aircrafts in Nepal is best way to save your time for luxurious and secure. Being the sales agents of different domestic airlines, We issues all the Domestic air tickets to the major cities in Nepal and helicopter charter in differenct location of Nepal.

Book your online Flights ticket from / to Kathmandu with confidence and get the lowest, cheapest air fare, price and receive instant e-ticket by e-mail.

If you are considered to book yours flight upon arrival in Kathmandu, you loose couple of days waiting for flight Ticket.


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How to Book a Flight with Google Flights #sunset #travel

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All About Google Flights

In 2011, Google purchased ITA. the company that powers airline comparison shopping for sites like Travel ocity, Priceline, and Expedia. Their intent was to incorporate flight searches into Google, and that s exactly what they did. They ve also eliminated one of my biggest beefs with flight pricing: the incredibly long delay when you hit search. It s still far from perfect. You can t yet double up and find your hotel and rental car at the same time, for example, but I still use Google to double check that my search on a different engine is providing me with all the results and the best prices.

Getting to Google Flights

You can start by just typing a search into Google, like flights from MCI to NYC in October. The context will be enough to pull up the flights search in the left options menu in your Google search. If that fails, you can always just go directly to

Beginning Your Search

Google Flights starts with a map of the US, because that s currently the only place you can comparison shop for tickets. International tickets are off the menu for now.

First you ll need to enter a departure point and destination. If you re logged into Google, your departure point may already be set based either on your default Google Maps location or your laptop s current location. It may also have been set by by your earlier search, which is one handy reason to start with the Google search. As soon as you ve got those points set, you ll see your proposed flight points on the map. It certainly makes it easy to verify that you did pick the right Springfield .

Next, you ll enter a date of departure and return in the box below the map.

As soon as you ve done that, you ll either see flights or a message that flights between those two points are not supported.

Filtering Results

Usually you ve got a price in mind when you search for tickets, or maybe you have a flight duration, arrival time, or specific rewards network in mind. Google can handle a lot of these requests.

First you ll notice right below the Depart and Return boxes, there are Depart and Duration boxes. You can use these individually to filter results instantly. You can also use the funky looking graphic box to the right of the Depart and Duration boxes to adjust both items at once. Once you click on that, you ll see a graphic slider with dots. You can see all the results that fit within your parameters as dots, and you can adjust the sliders until you know you ve found a good balance between convenience and availability.

Search Options

What if you don t care how long the flight is as long as it s nonstop? Google can handle that. Rather than using the graphic slider, check out the options on the left. You can limit results to nonstop flights, one stop or less, or two stops or less.

While we re at it, you can restrict your search to specific airlines, so you can stick with the company you know gives you mileage upgrades or free checked luggage. (It s still up to you to track which company that is.) You can also specify where you want to connect. That might be useful if you know you re going to wait for a three hour connection in an airport with free Wi-Fi.

Finally, you can also specify an outbound and inbound time. Click on the link marked specific time and use the slider to specify your travel window. I use this when I want to return from a conference without spending an extra night at the hotel.

Unknown Prices

Some airlines won t share their prices with ITA. Mainly it s Southwest. You have to book directly. However, Google will still show you when they re flying that day, so you can check the price with their website and then compare it to the prices you ve seen with the other airlines.

Booking Your Flight

Once you ve chosen your flight, you can click on the price, and it will turn into a button that says Book. Clicking the button takes you directly to the airline s website where you can book the flight. This even works when the flight is actually on two different airlines. You still only need to book the flight on one airline, and it will know exactly the details you need. If you re booking on Southwest or another unknown price airline, you won t get a Book button. You ll need to go to the airline s website and book it from there. However, if you want to book a flight and hotel, it might be worth your while to check to see if Travelocity or some other company doesn t have a better combined vacation package deal .


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My India Holidays #bermuda #travel

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About us

My Indian Holidays. A complete encyclopedia of travel related matters. We are pleased to introduce ourselves as a truly, professionally managed Travel Agency with the strong foot on ground. The company is headed by core-team of experienced and dedicated professionals. Our team leaders have between 8 to 10 years experiences in their respected fields in specialization the team members are young, qualified and motivated, we offer a dynamic and modern approach to travel and destination management. Over the years, as emerging professionals our team leaders have extended their services to several distinguished travelers and celebrities.

It is a modest statement with which we wish great pleasure to tell that logistically we are strongly connected with the ancillary industries & public offices. Thanks to our long & direct association with the hotel industries for last six years in the direct management capacity & public dealing.

At My Indian Holidays, It’s our philosophy to continue to aim high and to achieve success through professional excellence. We are committed to our clients. This helps us to sustain our competitive advantage. As a company we believe in promoting healthy and eco-friendly tour and travel programs. To further acquaint you with our style of working we wish to bring to your kind notice that we differ from others in many ways of working. Some of them for your knowledge are mentioned as below:


* Providing best Itinerary planning, Tailor made packages for your unforgettable holidays.

* Providing transportation of the highest quality with properly uniformed drivers of extreme reliability. * Providing perfect professional assistance in every form to the clients their stay varying from shooting troubles at the hotels to provide logistical assistance even on road if required.

* Providing excellent services & complete organizational capabilities for conferences & conventions.

* Providing customized services of various types as required by the clients.

* Providing best priced Air Tickets, Domestic and International.

* Providing best services for Group Bookings.

As a Travel and destination Management related service providing company we offer you complete range of services that spread across the entire value chain. Our services include hotel reservation, itinerary planning and execution, transport, air and rail journey reservation, assistance and local facilitation, cultural and special interest events, equipments and local infrastructure, foreign language speaking guides and escorts, liaison and assistance for local Permit. We, with our humility are always available to our guest’s wise & kind advice for we firmly believe flexibility helps to make relations with people, which in turn sustain the business.

Finally to summit all up we work with a close conviction that customer satisfation is our motto.


My Indian Holidays – The Team Leader

The quality of our products and services depends on the quality of our people. It is their talent, experience, skills and dedication that help the company to grow. Our approach is analytical and innovative. It is matched by our practical skills in logistics and Destination Management. As a team, we strongly believe in an intelligent application of our collective experience and resources. This helps us to create, time and again, programmes which successfully answer the precise requirement of any given group of travellers.

Sandeep Bhagat (Founder and President)

From the year 2002 Sandeep started his career in hospitality industry and managed Hotel Hadimba Palace. Manali till 2005 With the experience of about four years of extensive marketing and handling with domestic and foreign ventures within the travel associates and corporate, My Indian Holidays came into existence in August 2005 with a team of two members shown a strong foot on ground. Now spread network offices in major cities like, Mumbai, Kolkata and Cochin. Also covered Goa and Kerala with a prime network and set an existing business empire with the capacity and capability under his guidance. Over the years, he has developed an exclusive and reliable network of service providers in various spheres across the entire Indian Subcontinent. Even during the turbulent days of the Indian tourism, particularly over the past few years, his exceptional skills in Management has helped the company in offering the very best of services and rates to clients.

Aditya Bhagat (Business Development)

Aditya, a Hospitality industry graduate from The Heritage Institute-Shimla. Has worked with The Leela Group Hotels – A premium chain of 5 star Hotels from the year 2011. Has joined ‘My Indian Holidays’ as Business Development Manager. He has brought innovative ideas to brighten up the company. Our vision Our vision is to be recognized as a leading provider of quality travel and tourism related services. The company is headed by core-team of experienced and dedicated professionals. Our team leaders have 8 to 10 years experiences in their respected fields. The team members are young, qualified and motivated; we offer a dynamic and modern approach to travel and destination management. Over the years, as emerging professionals our team leaders have extended their services to several distinguished travelers, diplomats, celebrities and film makers (commercial and documentary). They have also handled numerous prestigious incentive groups and conferences.

Our services

We provide the following wide range of services to our valuable Guests:

Hotel and Resort Reservation

Conference, Meeting and Banquet Booking

Group Incentives

Meet and Greet Assistance

Flight Booking

Airport Transfers

Car Rentals

Our objective

To bring wide selection of products and services in the field of travel and tourism.

To satisfy the needs and travel requirements of both leisure and business travelers.

To keep qualified staff to make sure that all arrangements and special requests are fulfilled to the expectations of our clients.

Our instant response with all the latest communication facilities such as: telephony, e-mail, online chat and mobile communication

Our professional and qualified human resource

24 Hrs. Call receiving facility


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My Travel Story Blog – Learn Useful Tips for Traveling #srs

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How Vaping is Better for Travelers

Most of my friends are travelers and all of them uses electronic cigarette instead of the traditional cigarette. The e-cigs or vaporizers are battery operated device that produce vapor smoke instead of the normal smoke. It uses e-juice or e-liquid which is made from water, flavoring and propylene glycol. The smoke coming from this device is water based making it evaporate through the air instantly just after its exhaled.

For travelers this is a very convenient device for them. It lets them vape anywhere at anytime. There are few countries and places that smoking were not allowed but except for vaping. Due to some studies, it was proven that e-cigs are smokeless making it to be allowed to be used on no-smoking areas.

Most travelers does a lot of walking and moving. We only stay at hotels at rest time or night time. What makes this device very convenient is you can easily change their batteries, some ecigs doesn t need buttons all you have to do is to inhale on the tip of the device and a smart chip will automatically detect your breath and it will produce vapor smoke for you.

If you are more on traveling by planes, this device will be perfect for you since some airlines doesn t allow smoking. But they do have smoking areas where smokers can smoke. But with e-cigs you can actually smoke even inside the plane since it s smokeless and odorless. All you need to do is ask the person sitting beside you if it doesn t bother him that you vaping.

Overall this device is the best for travelers. No need to bring lighters and ashtray which mostly airports doesn t allow. With electronic cigar all you need to bring is the device, charger and e-liquid and you are all set to go. You can actually place them all on a small pouch so you can grab them when you want to.

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How to book the cheapest airline flight

How airlines price their tickets is a source of many myths and urban legends. These include tips about the best day of the week to buy a ticket, last-minute discounts offered by the airlines, and the conspiracy theories suggesting that the carriers use cookies to increase prices for their passengers. None of these is entirely true.

Studies have suggested that prices can be higher or lower on a given day of the week – yet, there is no clear consensus on which day that is. Offered prices can in fact drop at any time before the flight, yet they are much more likely to increase than decrease over the last several weeks before departure. Further, the airlines prefer to wait for the last-minute business traveler who’s likely to pay full fare rather than sell the seat prematurely to a price-conscious traveler. And no, the airlines do not use cookies to manipulate fare quotes – adjusting their inventory for specific customers appears to be beyond their technical capabilities.

What is true about pricing in the airline industry is that carriers use complex, sophisticated pricing systems. The airline’s per passenger cost is the lowest when the flight is full, so carriers have incentive to sell as many seats as possible. This is a race against time for an airline, and, of course, no company wants to discount its product more than it has to. Hence, the airlines face two somewhat contradictory goals: to maximise revenue by flying full planes and to sell as many full-fare seats as possible. This is known in the industry as yield or revenue management.

Airlines and their bucket lists

Here is how yield management works. For each flight or route (if we are talking about multi-segment itineraries), the airline has a set of available price levels – from the most expensive fully refundable fare to the cheapest, deeply discounted nonrefundable price. The industry jargon for these prices is “buckets.” Seats can be interpreted as balls that are allocated among these buckets.

Initial allocation of seats among the price buckets is determined by historical data indicating how well a certain flight sells. For example, fewer deeply discounted seats will be offered on a flight on Thanksgiving week than on the same flight during the third week of February. As the seats on a flight sell, yield managers monitor and adjust the seat allocation. If, for instance, the sales are slower than expected, some of the seats might be moved to lower-priced buckets — this shows up as a price drop. As noted above, such price drops can occur at any time before the flight. However, the general trend of price quotes is upward, starting from about two to three weeks before the flight departure date.

Of course, an average traveller wants to know when he or she should buy the tickets for the next trip. Another important question is where to buy this ticket. Airlines distribute their inventory on their own Web sites and on several computer distribution systems, meaning that prices can sometimes differ depending on where one looks for them. We are not entirely sure what precipitates this phenomenon – likely explanations include differences in contracts between the airlines and the distribution systems/travel agents, implying that different travel agents may not have access to the airline’s entire inventory of available prices.

The airlines’ yield managers start looking at flight bookings about two months before the departure date. This implies that it generally does not pay to book more than two months in advance: Studies show that initially the airlines leave the cheapest price buckets empty, and yield managers may move some seats into those buckets if a couple of months before the departure date the flight is emptier than expected. From two months to about two to three weeks before the flight date, the fare quotes remain mostly flat, with a slight upward trend. However, and perhaps paradoxically, there is a good chance of a price drop during this period. We tend to monitor prices for several days – sometimes up to a week – hoping for a lower quote. It does not always pay off, but sometimes we do manage to save a considerable amount of money.

Two to three weeks before the flight date, the price quotes start increasing. This is the time when business travellers start booking. While price drops are still possible, a chance of a price increase is much higher if you wait to book within this time period. This is also the time when one can find significant differences between price quotes, depending on where one looks and what contract they have with the airlines.

Thus, if we book a trip earlier than three weeks before the flight date, we tend not to delay the purchase. At the same time, we check quotes from multiple travel agents, or go directly to a site that allows for a quick comparison of prices (such as or Or check the airline itself.

As for answering the original question we posed, here are some simple tips. First, if you have to travel during a peak period, such as Thanksgiving week, it is generally best not to delay buying that ticket. Otherwise, it might pay to monitor the offered prices for some time before committing. The best strategy for booking within the last couple of weeks before the flight, however, is not to delay the purchase, but to try getting quotes from several agents, which is easy to do in the Internet age.

Yuriy Gorodnichenko is an associate professor of economics at University of California, Berkeley.

Volodymyr Bilotkach is a senior lecturer in Economics at Newcastle University.

This article was originally published on The Conversation:


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Grandeur Holidays: Fairytales Do Come True!

Chateau Du Guerinet

Experience the grandeur of living in a luxury French castle in the spectacular Loire Valley for your fairytale castle wedding or for a fantastic castle holiday with your friends and family. Many Chateau are situated in the center of several acres of forest with breath-taking views.

French castles were constructed for the purpose of holding uber parties and for entertaining the wealthy and elite of France and Europe. All of the must see historic Chateaux are within 15 40 minutes drive in the Loire Valley area.

The castles are filled with spectacular French architectural details. The grand reception rooms have five meter high ceilings and double vistas. The sunlight pours into these luxury castles through pairs of floor to ceiling windows front and back.

The Chateau Du Guerinet is furnished with antiques and modern conveniences, a large HD television in the TV salon with SKY cable service, flat screen televisions with DVD players in every suite, a 300 piece DVD collection, a three-quarter size vintage billiard table, free Wi-Fi access from all rooms, table tennis, trampoline and more!  This private castle makes for a spectacular venue for weddings, birthdays, renewal of wows, family reunions and holidays.  This fairytale vacation is much more affordable than you would think.   Call me today for more details!

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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Review – Is It the Perfect Travel

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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Review – Is It the Perfect Travel Mouse?

by Josh Kirschner on September 01, 2010

Today, Microsoft announced the launch of the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse a full-size mouse that folds flat for portability. The Arc Touch Mouse, which measures less than 15 millimeters at its widest point, easily slides into a briefcase, purse or pocket, making it the perfect travel companion for computing on the go.

I first saw the Arc Touch Mouse at a Microsoft event back in June and received a review unit this morning. It’s a great little product and one that I definitely plan to take with me when working out of the office. While not as comfortable as my regular mouse, it is far more usable than most other travel mice I’ve tried.

Folding the Arc Touch Mouse flat requires a simple push. It turns off automatically when flattened and turns on again when popped up. A tiny magnetic snap-in Nano transceiver stores conveniently on the bottom of the mouse.

The Arc Touch Mouse features a touch scroll strip , instead of a standard scroll wheel. The scroll strip uses a capacitive sensor pad to sense the movement of your finger and has three virtual tap buttons for paging up, paging down and a user programmable middle click area.

The strip also uses haptics to provide vibrations that simulate the bumps you would feel while using a traditional scroll wheel. I liked the effect, finding it gave a very natural feeling, similar to that of a physical scroll wheel. However, the vibration also creates a clicking noise, which I could see annoying your seatmate on a flight or the person at the next table in Starbucks. Thankfully, it can easily be turned off, when necessary, through Microsoft’s IntelliPoint software.

The Arc Touch has standard left/right buttons, but no side buttons.

Microsoft claims that the two AAA batteries give the Arc Touch Mouse more than six months of battery life, and a battery life indicator lets you know when the power is running low.

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Mauritius (French: L’île Maurice. Mauritian Creole: Moris ) is a small, multi-cultural island in the Indian Ocean. east of Madagascar. NorthEast of Reunion and southeast of the Seychelles. Mauritius also controls Rodrigues Island and the remote, sparsely populated Agalega and Cargados Garayos (Saint Brandon) islands.

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History Edit

The island of Mauritius was first discovered by Arab sailors, at some time in the 9th century, the exact date is unknown. At that time the island was uninhabited and covered in a dense forest. The Arab sailors were not interested in settling on the island which they named Dina Arobi or Dinarobin. Diogo Fernandes Pereira, a Portuguese sailor found the island in 1505 and decided to give it the name of Cerne. However, the Portuguese did not settle permanently on the island either.

The first to colonise the island were the Dutch. They took possession of the island in 1598. The Dutch settlers landed on a bay in the south-eastern part of the island which was named Warwyck Haven after the commander VanWarwyck, the bay is now known as Grand Port. Mauritius also got its name during this period; the island was named after the Prince of Holland Mauritz de Nassau.

In 1710, the Dutch abandoned the island, leaving behind macaques, the java deer, sugar cane, fugitive slaves and, also, an irreversible damage to the endemic and indigenous flora and fauna of the island – the Dodo was, by then, extinct due to extensive hunting, the bird being very easy to capture, while the once abundant black ebony tree population was almost completely depleted due to over-exploitation for its timber.

The French settled on the island in 1713, also landing at the bay in the south-east. They renamed the bay Port Bourbon and renamed the island Ile de France. They settled on the north-western side of the island and established their main harbour there, Port Louis, the present-day capital of Mauritius. During the French settlement there was a lot of development in the country. Mahé de Labourdonnais. whose statue can be seen across from the harbour in Port Louis, is known as the founder of the capital city and the island prospered under his governance (1735-1746).

In August 1810, the British tried to take over the island but lost after a fierce battle against the French in the famous Battle of Grand Port. However, the British came back in December 1810 and successfully defeated the French. From then on, the island was renamed Mauritius and remained under British rule until it attained independence.

In 1835, slavery was officially abolished and, as most of the African slaves chose to abandon the agricultural fields and move to small coastal villages, indentured labourers (coolies) were brought in from India (Tamilnadu Bihar) to work in the growing sugar-cane industry.

On 12 Mar 1968 Mauritius became an independent nation within the Commonwealth led by Prime Minister Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, also known as the “Father of the Nation”, led the island to independence and did a lot to develop the country.

A stable democracy with regular free elections and a positive human rights record, Mauritius has attracted considerable foreign investment and has one of Africa’s highest per capita incomes. Recent poor weather and declining sugar prices have slowed economic growth leading to some protests over standards of living in the Creole community.

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Tropical, modified by southeast trade winds; warm, dry winter (May to November); hot, wet, humid summer (November to May); Natural hazards  : tropical cyclones (November to April), most cyclones usually occur from the end of December until March. Mauritius has only two seasons, winter and summer. There is not much temperature difference between the two seasons of the year. The climate on the central plateau is cooler than on the coastal areas.

  • Hottest part is the west coast
  • Windiest part is the East coast
  • December to February are the hottest month of the year
  • The driest month of the year is October
  • Coolest months are from June to August
  • Mauritius weather report

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Lunar New Year dates

The year of the Horse started on 31 Jan 2014

  • The year of the Goat will begin on 19 Feb 2015
  • The year of the Monkey will begin on 8 Feb 2016
  • The year of the Rooster will begin on 28 Jan 2017

Although Mauritius doesn’t have a huge Chinese population, the Chinese Lunar New Year is still celebrated as an official public holiday with red colours and firecrackers predominating.

  • 1 2 January: New Year
  • 1 February: Emancipation from Slavery
  • Variable day in January/February for the Hindu festival of Cavadee celebrated mostly by Mauritius’ Tamil community on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai. Fire-walking, sword-swallowing, body-piercing and tongue-skewering
  • Variable day in February/March for the Hindu festival of Maha Shivratree in honour of the god Siva when devotees, mostly white-robed, carry flower decorated hoops to Grand Bassin
  • 12 March: Independence Day
  • Variable day usually in March, but occasionally in April for the Ugadi New Year celebrated by Telegu from India.
  • 1 May: Workers day of Solidarity
  • 15 August is a public holiday for the Christian “Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary” in even years (2014, 2016, etc)
  • Variable days towards the end of October/beginning of November for the joyful celebrations of Diwali when the whole island lights up
  • 1 November is only a public holiday, in commemoration of the Christian “All Saints’ Day” in odd years (2015, 2017, etc)
  • 2 November: the day to commemorate the arrival of indentured labourers from the Indian Raj
  • 25 December: Christmas Day

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How to Book Lowest International Airfares, Book International Airfares, Book Cheap

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How to Book Lowest Internation.

How to Book Lowest International Airfares

Travelers have to search and look around for the lowest international airfares on many flights between various destinations before getting the best price. Most of the travelers flying to international destinations mostly prefer physically booking discounted international airfares. Generally travelers trust their traditional travel agents in getting bargain air tickets for their international travels. Those who fly to international destinations prefer their tickets done via old travel agents as they find dealing with such travel agents more secure to transact payments directly rather than trusting it away in electronics. But the modern online process allows travelers to get heavily discounted international airfares. Even though dealing with travel agent is way much better since, travelers may get a chance to get more deals on open-ended tickets.

Those with open-ended tickets have an option to change travel details including your flying date. Open-ended tickets have nice benefits that can let you have lowest international airfares tickets to all over the world. Apart from this with the increase in the gas price the entire concept of being able to fly internationally require money savings. Flying internationally has become easier with the day thanks to the latest technologies. Travelers can purchase their lowest international airfares. reserve hotel rooms and do just about anything else that might help them enjoy their dream international holiday vacation. To make it even better, the aviation market has made it even more affordable to the travelers. Many travel agencies have partnerships with airlines to offer their consumers with more savings and lowest international airfares when choosing to travel via their carrier-partners. Loyalty to specific airlines lets you gain frequent flyer points that result in more savings on international airfares. Travelers have other alternative ways to get lowest international airfares. try for a courier company and you can fly to different international destination of your choice for a fraction of the price of commercial airfares. Luggage spaces of an aircraft passenger are used by the courier companies so that they can transport things around the world. Air flight tickets are purchased by the courier companies and sell it to the courier for a very good discounted price and cheap international airfares or sometimes even free-of-charge at times. In exchange for the ticket the courier will have to give them their luggage space. One drawback lies behind such courier travels is the travelers can only carry-on baggage.

Travelers opt for purchasing international airfares through a travel agent or tour operators. Cheap international airfare deals are purchased in bulk by most of the travels agents from airlines as wholesalers and consolidators for tickets. Then those international airfares are offered with great discounts and guaranteed low prices to the customers. Travelers can even utilize charter flights to fly internationally in lowest airfares and such charter flights is a good method of saving money on international travel. If you have decided the desired international and particular date of traveling, book your international air flights tickets well in advance so that you can take the advantage of getting tickets with the lowest international airfares. But, during the time of emergency if need arises for you to fly alone and time is not crucial then check for air plane seats having last-minute discount offers or flights with bargain international airfares and enjoy the soothing experience of traveling. Apart from several ways to find cheap international airfares, travel agencies and the online searches are the mostly used methods to get tickets with lowest international airfares .

Look at several travel Websites offering great discount packages and cheap flight deals with lowest international airfares on national as well as on international air flights. You must browse and compare all the travel Websites. Online travel consolidators can also provide you with lowest international airfares tickets. surely they are the cheapest and safest way of finding inexpensive international air flight tickets. Travelers can get help from the online consolidators while choosing a good time for their international air flights so that do not land up with a hole in their wallet on their air flight tickets. There are many Websites online where you can purchase cheapest international airfare deals and get good discount offers on your air flight tickets when you book online. Such travel Websites offer you feature like you can search air flights to various cities, differentiate and compare airfare prices from various air plane and book bargain international air flights after you are satisfied with the air flight rates. With the help of such travel websites online shopping for international airplanes not only becomes easier but you also get to decide from discount airfare flights and lowest international airfares available for your desire destinations. With only few clicks one can purchase their lowest international airfares. now isn`t that impressive? With the help of comparison study you are bound to find the lowest international airfares. One useful tip to find tickets with lowest international airfares is too keep your raveling dates flexible and if you can plan your travel in advance, book your air plane well in advance so that you can get good discount offers on your international airline flights.

Another way of finding consolidated airfares is through word-of-mouth. You`ll come across several websites on travel, forums and blogs for travelers where they can get recommendation for different resources to find online tickets with lowest international airfares. Such travel blogs features travelers experiences on travel, airlines services and airline flights. Travelers can read other peoples sharing useful information regarding their international trip. Discussion with your family, relatives or friends can also help you to find resources in purchasing seats with lowest international airfares .

Points to remember:

  1. As soon as you come across airplane good travel deals don`t hesitate to book your seat for your international destinations.
  2. If you`re comfortable with the airline fare make a reservation for both the travel leg.
  3. Online travel websites are the best resource to find lowest international airfares .
  4. Compare several travel websites before booking your air flight tickets.


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Marlin Travel – Website Review #sherman #s #travel

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Marlin Travel – Website Review

Marlin Travel is the largest travel retail chain in Canada. They have several travel ideas for you to take, and to any part of the world. You can find the best places to visit, the preferred hotels to stay in, the cheapest airline fares, and all the travel information you want. You can make your travel booking online or visit their agency offices, and they are in many places throughout Canada. You can book extensive travel packages with them and at competitive prices.

Are you trying to book a last minute flight, and you are having hard time doing this? With Marlin Travel you can do this, and they can also help you plan your vacation in advance. Do you want a dream cruise vacation? There are cruise specials you can find and with very competitive prices .

You can also book group travel with Marlin Travel and this can be for safaris or land or sea expeditions. With other people who have the same passion as you have, you can organize this group travel or join a group. This is also a travel agency that offers an exclusive destination weddings or honeymoon to couples. They can only place a booking and they can have their vacation holidays or wedding destinations they like.

Europe can be a good destination for a vacation holiday but finding a good travel package can be quite disheartening. Book with Marlin Travel and you will find this quite easy. This is not hard to do because they have several travel agency offices scattered throughout Canada. They are the professionals who can help plan an exclusive vacation holiday for you, one that you will find hard to forget. Probably what they just need is offering special vacation tour packages at large discounts, but only to a select few, with promo discounts offered by the travel agency.

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Business Trip in Your Future? These Tips Help You Pack with Confidence

Most of us have experience packing for vacations and other pleasure trips: Throw a few items of comfortable clothes in a suitcase, toss in a few toiletries and we’re done. But packing for business requires more thought and planning with an aim not necessarily of being comfortable, but of looking polished and professional throughout your trip.

To make sure you always look your best, here are a few tips to make packing for your next business trip a breeze:

Planning Basics

  • Know your itinerary. Will you be spending all your time in an office or other indoor venue, or will there be outings like dinner meetings or other social occasions? A lot of business travel offers the opportunity to network outside of the normal business setting, so you want to include those when planning your packing list as well.
  • Have a single folder or pocket for tickets and car and hotel reservation information as well as a list of phone numbers and addresses for business contacts and meetings. Yes, having them stored in your phone or other device is great, but having printed backups is important in case you find yourself in an area where online connections aren’t possible.
  • If you’ll need a coat at your destination, be sure to carry it on when you board.

Packing your suitcase

  • Keep bags light by investing in travel-size toiletries, bearing in mind current airline size and weight restrictions. Don’t forget to pack a power adapter for foreign travel.
  • In general, pack a pair of socks and underwear for each day you’ll be travelling.
  • Include two pairs of shoes: One for business and one for more casual wear; pack one and wear the other on the plane.
  • Choose neutral pieces that coordinate for ease of mix-and-match dressing. That goes for business as well as casual items.
  • Include a laundry bag for soiled items; a waterproof bag can safely stow wet swimsuits and damp gym clothes.

Packing your briefcase

  • Carry your work materials and your itinerary in your briefcase or carry-on bag.
  • Make sure electronics are well padded, even when carrying them with you.
  • Consider including a digital camera for impromptu pictures at the airport or on your way to your hotel or meeting.
  • Pack a book or other reading material or download a movie or book to your laptop, tablet or phone before departure. Don’t forget reading glasses – pack a spare pair in your suitcase n case of loss or breakage.
  • Always carry medications in your briefcase – never in your checked luggage, which can be lost.

Packing for business trips doesn’t need to be complicated or difficult; following these tips will help ensure you and  your clothes are ready for any occasion.


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Welcome to the world of Major Travel Plc – a totally independent, family owned and operated business with a proud history of supporting the travel trade for more than 30 years. Our hugely experienced, loyal and friendly staff truly understand the market and your needs and our reputation has been built on long established and carefully nurtured relationships. We are able to offer the best prices in the business on quality long short haul airlines, hotels and car hire companies, and are very proud to announce our launch into the cruise market, bringing you the best available rates and upgrades across the entire spectrum of cruise holidays. Major Travel is fully ATOL and IATA bonded assuring you and your customers complete piece of mind And our sales team have access to the most cutting edge technology in the business, all our systems support bookings with Galileo, Worldspan and Amadeus. Alternatively, we can provide our fares to you with an xml feed direct and, of course you may choose to take our fares on other platforms too, such as Multicom, Topdog and Traveltek. However you wish to receive data, be sure there is a friendly voice at the end of our fast-answer freephone number ready to help 08000 355681, or simply browse the website Our Promise To provide you with friendly, flexible and knowledgeable support, enabling you to provide the best prices and services to your customers, and ensuring your commission is valuable and protected.


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Master Checklist for Planning Your Trip – BootsnAll #plane #ticket

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Master Checklist for Planning Your Trip

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Some of us are list people. Whether it s planning a RTW trip or simply a trip to the grocery store, we don t leave home without a list. When planning a trip of this magnitude, we like to have all our ducks in a row, which is why we created this master checklist to help you stay organized in your RTW planning.

The timeline we suggest is exactly that a suggestion. Some people take years to plan their trips. Some do it in a month. For those who signed up for Plan Your RTW Trip in 30 Days. this checklist coincides with the emails, articles, and action steps for each day.

For those who signed up for the Family Edition of Plan Your RTW Trip in 30 Days, you want to download this checklist, which is customized for families . 

For those signed up for the Career Break Edition, this checklist  is customized for you.

You can print the page and/or download the PDF . and start crossing stuff off as you go, or just bookmark it (hit CTRL-D) and come back as often as you need.

Master RTW Planning Checklist

1 year + away prior to estimated departure

  • Decide why you are taking this trip. Coming up with your why will help shape your trip.
  • Choose the pillars. or must-sees for your trip. These will help shape your itinerary.
  • Come up with a preliminary budget
    • Research your pillar countries and per day costs of traveling there
    • If you signed up for Plan Your RTW Trip in 30 Days. download the RTW Planning Spreadsheet (introduced on day 4) and enter countries you plan to visit and per day costs in tab 1 (if you are not taking part in RTW 30, start your own spreadsheet to stay organized)
    • Go to Indie. enter your estimated route and dates to get a price on your flights
    • Total your flights and costs per country to find out your preliminary budget
  • Figure out how much you can save per month
    • Enter income, and monthly bills into the RTW Planning Spreadsheet to see how much saving potential you have per month
    • Put a plan together to cut unnecessary spending
  • Find ways to make more money
    • Evaluate all your possessions
      • Make a list of what you will keep
      • Make a list of what you can get rid of (add these to the RTW Planning Spreadsheet)
      • Make a list of what you can sell for money
      • Make a list of what you can give away
    • Start selling some of your unnecessary possessions to add to your travel fund
    • Devise a plan for storing the things you will keep for after your trip

6 months 1 year prior to estimated departure

  • Find your departure date
    • Evaluate your current bank balances
    • Look at recurring monthly bills you ll have to pay while on the road
    • Come up with an amount you want to have for your coming home fund
    • Add all these figures into your RTW Planning Spreadsheet to figure out how soon you can leave
      • Figure out the total amount you need to save, divide that by your monthly savings potential, and you have how many months until your departure date
    • Set your departure date
  • Getting rid of housing
    • If you rent, look at your rental agreement and give the appropriate notice that you are moving out
    • If you own, decide on renting vs. selling
      • If selling, talk to a real estate agent and get a plan in place for when you will put your house on the market
      • If renting to someone else, look into all options
      • Ask family, friends, and friends of friends if they may be interested in renting
      • If you don t know anyone interested, have a timeline in place to take out ads in the local newspaper and on sites like Craigslist and Airbnb.
      • If renting, find a family member or close friend in your hometown to be your go-to person for any issues that may arise
  • Start the immunization process
    • Research which shots are required for the countries you will visit
    • Research which shots are recommended for the countries you will visit
    • Research costs of these shots where you live
    • Make a decision on which ones you will get
    • Schedule your first round of shots (remember that some shots are done in a series, with the first shot 6 months before the second)
  • Decide what to do about your job/career
    • If you want to return to your current job, look into sabbatical policies
    • Talk with your boss/HR about the possibility of a sabbatical or leave of absence
    • If you don t want to return to your job, start planning now for what you will do after your return
  • Passport :  If you don’t have one, order it. If you do, make sure it s valid for the length of your trip and has enough pages for stamps for each country you will visit

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Market Travel #where #can #i #find #the #cheapest #airline #tickets

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Serving the Comox Valley for nearly 30 years, Market Travel is one of the most established and trusted travel agencies in town.

We are located in the heart of beautiful downtown Courtenay, on Vancouver Island, BC

We provide counseling for travel all over the world, particularly in Europe, South Pacific, and South America.

Our services include air-ticket, rail pass, cruising, as well as

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Our clientele ranges from individuals to families and small groups from all over Vancouver Island.

Since May 2007, while maintaining our current sales strength, Market Travel has also started a new niche business, promoting destinations in Asia, – Including China, Tibet, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, India and Nepal.

With two Asian-ethnical agents joining us, Market Travel has now become the only agency in town that provides travel counseling services in multi-languages: English, German, Mandarin, Japanese, and Min Man Dilate of Taiwan.

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Blame game over Bella Bond s death in full swing ahead


Blame game over Bella Bond’s death in full swing ahead of the coming trial

BOSTON – He persistently searched for drugs, hitting up his dealer over 306 times in August and September 2015, until his arrest for the murder of Bella Bond.

She has a history of neglecting children before she even met him.

Those are the arguments that Rachelle Bond, the mother of Bella Bond, and Michael Patrick McCarthy, the 35-year-old Quincy man she once lived with in Dorchester, are tossing at each other in court documents.

The body of Bella Bond washed up on Deer Island in Winthrop in June 2015. For months she was known as “Baby Doe,” before a tipster pointed police to Bond and McCarthy. Bond later claimed McCarthy pummeled the child and stuffed her body in a refrigerator before throwing the body into the sea.

Bond was charged as an accessory after the fact. while McCarthy was charged with the child’s murder. They are being tried separately: Bond’s trial is set for December 2016, while McCarthy’s trial hasn’t been scheduled yet.

But a review of legal filings in Suffolk Superior Court shows the case devolving into a “he said, she said” affair as Bond and McCarthy, through their attorneys, blame each other for the youngster’s death and seek each other’s medical and psychiatric records.

Jonathan Shapiro, McCarthy’s attorney, in a filing earlier this summer, said Bond is the only person linking McCarthy to Bella Bond’s death.

“His defense at trial will be that Bond was solely responsible for Bella’s death, and that she falsely implicated him to escape blame,” Shapiro wrote, seeking records from the Department of Children and Families (DCF) that will show “a pattern of abuse and neglect.”

Michael P. McCarthy

McCarthy believed – as did Dorchester neighbors — Bond had lost Bella to DCF because two previous children were taken away, Shapiro wrote.

“The facts of the two DCF investigations into Bond’s treatment of Bella, in addition to information about the two prior terminations of Bond’s parental rights, will show Bond’s history of mistreating her children prior to McCarthy’s involvement in her life,” he added. The pair met in Feb. 2015, according to Shapiro.

But Bond’s attorney Janice Bassil, in her own filing, said the records contain “no accusations concerning physical abuse.”

“The history of these cases is complicated and cannot be boiled down to a single reason or event that resulted in her loss of custody. At no time was she accused of physically hurting her children,” she wrote.

“McCarthy’s attempt to blame the entire death and disposal of the child’s body on Rachelle Bond is disingenuous at best,” she added.

As for her defense, Rachelle Bond “anticipates that she may present a defense based on Michael McCarthy’s behavior towards her, compounded by her own mental health issues, including a long standing history of post traumatic stress disorder,” Bassil wrote.

Bond’s statements to police aren’t the only link between McCarthy and Bella’s death, Bassil added, since the weights used to bring down the body when it was allegedly tossed into the water came from a shop owned by Michael McCarthy’s father in Quincy, and matched other weights located inside the business.

The location where Bond says Bella was thrown into the sea is only accessible by car, her attorney said. “Only Michael McCarthy had an automobile.”

Bond has claimed she didn’t previously bring up Bella’s death because McCarthy threatened her and kept her sedated with heroin.

Shapiro, McCarthy’s attorney, wrote that Bond freely came and went from the Dorchester apartment during the summer of 2015. “Bond never indicated she needed help,” he wrote in a court filing.

He continued: “At a McCarthy family reunion in Nashua, NH, that Bond and McCarthy attended in July 2015, Bond was relaxed and acted normally, and even went swimming in the pool.”

McCarthy also maintained a regular schedule, going by himself to a methadone clinic and attending Mass at Sacred Heart Parish in North Quincy with his father every Sunday that summer, according to Shapiro’s filing.

Bond even asked McCarthy to get drugs for her in June 2015, he added.

But Bassil, Bond’s attorney, said McCarthy wasn’t just going to the clinic and the church.

“His text messages and telephone records. reveal a constant search for drugs and contact with his drug dealer over 306 times in August 2015 until his arrest in mid-September, consistent with Rachelle Bond’s statement concerning his sedation of her with heroin,” Bassil wrote.

Shapiro said both McCarthy’s brother and father have admitted that he was addicted to heroin for at least 10 years.

McCarthy’s methadone treatment and other records “would neither bolster Bond’s credibility nor aid in her defense,” he wrote.

The next court date for both Bond and McCarthy is Sept. 27 in Suffolk Superior Court.


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Kimchi: South Korea s efforts to boost its national dish –


Kimchi: South Korea’s efforts to boost its national dish

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kimchi is a fermented mix of salted cabbage, with a paste of chilli, garlic and fish sauce

Korea’s sour and spicy national dish, kimchi, has begun popping up in supermarkets and on restaurant menus in Europe and the US. Even America’s First Lady Michelle Obama has shared her recipe. And the government is hoping it will spearhead a drive to promote Korean food overseas.

Standing in her well-equipped kimchi laboratory, her coral lipstick bright against her white lab coat, Kim Soon-ja directs a team of research assistants in their latest project. Giant flasks of pink and yellow kimchi stock tower over the work-table, as they test salt levels in a petri-dish of spicy gloop.

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Media caption Kim Soon-ja: “I want everyone around the world to eat lots of healthy kimchi”

Mrs Kim is South Korea’s kimchi Grand Master, and a secret weapon in expanding the appeal of the country’s national dish.

“I started to experiment with kimchi recipes when I was a child,” she said. “I couldn’t imagine my life without it.”

Few Koreans could. Kimchi, traditionally made with cabbage, is seen as synonymous with national culture, credited with fighting off infections, the respiratory illness SARS and even cancer.

Image caption Kim Soon-ja (right) is creating new kimchi mixtures that are less spicy and less salty

The annual Korean ritual of making it has recently been listed as by the UN cultural organisation Unesco as an Intangible Cultural Heritage. Quite a lot for a humble dish of fermented vegetables.

“Kimchi is symbolic of Korea,” said Dr Park Chae-lin of the World Kimchi Institute in Gwangju. “One can see it on every meal table throughout the day.”

“And because [Koreans have] been exposed to it from such a young age, there’s a feeling of nostalgia for it when they get older: the flavour of their mother’s kimchi. It’s part of the identity of Koreans.”

So why is Mrs Kim tinkering around with a national icon?

The answer lies many thousands of miles away – in the factories of China and the restaurants of the West.

Kimchi has already started to appear on upscale London menus. New pop-up snack stalls are offering kimchi-topped burgers or Korean-flavoured tacos to the city’s cosmopolitan lunchtime crowd.

This new visibility is partly the result of South Korea’s growing cultural prominence, and partly the fruit of a long-running government campaign to promote Korean food overseas.

“Ever since Korea hosted the Olympics in 1988,” says Dr Park, “there was a strong drive to introduce kimchi to the world, as a food that represented Korea.”

“But there was also a hesitation back then; a lack of confidence about whether people would really like it, or would be put off by the garlic smell.”

Image copyright AFP Image caption Kimchi is viewed by many as part of the identity of Koreans

Kimchi is traditionally made by adding a paste of chilli, garlic and fish sauce to salted cabbage, and allowing it to ferment – sometimes for several months, or even years. It has a distinctive sharp-sour smell and a robust, spicy flavour, which varies between each batch, and each family recipe.

Korea may be more confident now, but the old recipes, says Mrs Kim, are still considered too spicy and too “aromatic” for modern global tastes.

“Foreigners don’t like it too spicy. Even Korean children don’t like it too strong these days.”

“These pink and yellow liquids are my new patented kimchi mixtures,” she said. “They’re less spicy, less salty and they have no smell at all.”

This year, the government is due to invest almost $9m (£5.5m) in R D into Korean traditional foods, with kimchi at the forefront of that campaign.

There is another $34 million (£21m) available for improving manufacturing facilities. But then there are strong reasons, aside from cultural diplomacy, why the government might be keen to promote its national icon overseas.

China competition

For all South Korea’s pride in kimchi, its trade statistics reveal a different story: that South Korea is a net importer of its national dish.

Image copyright AFP Image caption The government wants to boost domestic consumption of kimchi

In 2012, the country imported almost eight times the amount of kimchi it exported, with most of those imports coming from China.

Kimchi produced there is cheaper, but few Koreans know they’re eating it, because Chinese-made kimchi doesn’t appear on supermarket shelves here: sales staff say that customers would not buy it.

Instead, it ends up in the catering industry, where it’s hidden from view.

Worried by China’s growing role as a kimchi producer, the South Korean government is planning to tighten rules on restaurants this year, insisting they list the origin of their ingredients prominently for customers to see.

“We need to raise awareness of the true value of Korean national kimchi” said Lee Yong-jik, deputy director at the Ministry of Agriculture’s kimchi department.

Many Koreans, like him, insist that national geography is crucial to kimchi’s alleged anti-bacterial properties.

“The ingredients are really important,” Mrs Kim explained in her kimchi lab, “not to mention the water, the temperature and also the humidity.”

“It’s Korea where those elements exist, so the kimchi made in Korea is full of very healthy enzymes. In China, the ingredients are different, and the environment is different as well, so you don’t get the same enzymes. Korean kimchi and Chinese kimchi are two totally different things.”

Perhaps the ultimate irony in all this is that, as government investment and global interest in their national dish grows, Koreans themselves are eating less of it.

Image copyright AP Image caption The government hopes kimchi will be as successful overseas as pop star Psy

“Domestic consumption has dropped dramatically,” says Dr Park of the World Kimchi Institute.

“People rarely have all three meals at home these days, they’re trying to eat less salty foods, and there’s more choice available. Western foods are becoming much more common, even at home, and people don’t tend to eat kimchi with spaghetti.”

The government has noticed the trend too – and wants to reverse it.

“We’re trying to educate people,” said Mr Lee of the Agriculture Ministry. “To get them accustomed to Korean food, starting from childhood; hold training courses, and make it fun for families.”

With increasing competition from overseas producers, and declining consumption at home, kimchi, as one prominent politician put it, “is going through an ordeal as harsh as a Korean winter”.

But its place on Western menus also offers South Korea the chance to reinvent its iconic, home-spun dish. Mrs Kim’s formula for foreigners may end up working quite well at home.

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Onion Strings – Savory Experiments #savory #dish


Onion Strings

Onion Strings are buttermilk soaked and lightly seasoned fried onions. Perfect for topping burgers, a snack or green bean casserole.

Onion strings are also known as French fried onions or onion straws. They are very thinly sliced sweet onion bathed in buttermilk to remove the sting and then tossed in a seasoned flour mix and flash fried. If you are an onion ring lover, then you are also an onion string lover.

Onion strings are hugely verstile. While I like to just munch on mine like a snack, hubby loves his on a Cowboy Burger. You can also put them on Hot Dogs, toss onion strings into a salad. use them on a green bean casserole or even serve them as a side dish for breakfast. lunch or dinner. Even use them as an accent on top of deviled eggs. in stuffing or on top of any dish that needs a little pizzazz.

The hands-on time to make onion strings is fairly minimal, although there is about an hour of passive time to let them soak up all the delicious buttermilk goodness. You can even make them ahead of time and store them in an airtight container at room temperture. While I don t suggest microwaving them, reheating is super easy in the oven. Just heat on 350 degrees for 5 minutes or low broil for 2-3 minutes. How will you eat your onion strings ?

Don t forget to PIN Onion Strings!

Starting thinly, thinly (did I say thin?) cutting your onion into rings. Remember, these are onion strings, not onion rings, so they need to be super thin. Make sure you are using a sharp knife or a mandolin slicer. Separate onion rings and place into a shallow dish.

Cover onions with buttermilk, tossing until all covered. Set aside at room temperture, tossing every 10-15 minutes to ensure they are all marinating evenly.

In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, salt, ground black pepper and celery salt.

Fill a large, heavy bottom pan with 2 inches of vegetable oil. Heat to 375 degrees.

Working in batches, use a slotted spoon or your fingers to remove onions from buttermilk, tapping to remove any excess liquid. Drop into flour mixture, turn to coat and then carefully place in hot oil.

Fry for 3-4 minutes, or until lightly brown. Remove to a paper towel lined baking sheet or plate to drain.

Continue with remaining onions.


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Best Free Intrusion Prevention and Detection Utility for Home Use (HIPS)


Best Free Intrusion Prevention and Detection Utility for Home Use (HIPS)


Gone are the days when a virus was a virus and everything else was, well, different! Now known collectively as “Malware” these threats are constantly evolving and pose a serious challenge to security software. Signature based scanners give the most reliable detection results but these are limited by the frequency of their database updates. To compliment signature recognition software, HIPS programs were developed which look for behavior on your PC which is “characteristic of malware activity”. The user is then presented with an alert to either allow or block the event. Some programs automate this process which can occasionally lead to problems. See my article HIPS Explained which deals with this and other issues in more detail.

Evaluating the performance of HIPS programs is far from easy and any so called “test results” should be viewed with a degree of caution. It is straightforward enough to feed malware files to a selection of signature scanners and then count what they find to arrive at a score. AV Comparatives provides an admirable service here and the results are always consistent and reliable. There is no such definition line possible for testing HIPS software and my feeling is that some of the vendors may possibly use this to their own advantage (“hype”).

My objective in reviewing this software is to help users make an informed choice about the suitability of the products for their own requirements. In addition to information obtained from the various producers, I have used two methods to collect the necessary data and tried to present my analysis in a factual and entertaining manner. Part of my review is based on personal usage of the software concerned and I will be updating information about my component set-up on this page. I have also used third party data collected from sources I know to be reliable such as other forums where I have known some of the posters for several years. In reality no one can ever duplicate the system you use and the software reviewed may react quite differently between one PC and another. Ultimately, the best way to judge the suitability of these programs for yourself is to try them.

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Comprehensive protection; deals with the problems it finds; a pioneer of heuristic based detection technology. Acquired in July 2014 by the former lead developer of Sunbelt Viper software with the current status of the product guaranteed.

Alerts can be confusing to the non technical and distracting when they arrive during an install process.

License: Free (Limited features)

Comprehensive protection; deals with the problems it finds; a pioneer of heuristic based detection technology. Acquired in July 2014 by the former lead developer of Sunbelt Viper software with the current status of the product guaranteed.

Alerts can be confusing to the non technical and distracting when they arrive during an install process.

Submitted by MidnightCowboy on 1. November 2014 – 4:19

The value of HIPS as a standalone program has degraded over time. At one point there were many to choose from including what was IMO the best, EQSecure. Online Armor started life as a HIPS before a firewall was added and the Privatefirewall HIPS component, DSA, (Dynamic Security Agent) was also available as a separate program. Now most HIPS are integrated into a firewall and highly automated in an attempt to prevent users from making a wrong decision and crippling their system. ZoneAlarm Free firewall is a good example of a lightweight integrated HIPS that does “enough” but without being too intrusive. Many antivirus programs now also include similar components to protect against unauthorized registry changes for instance. The HIPS component in Privatefirewall was always highly regarded. Users should however take some time to research the benefits of these components properly and not be swayed by “test” sites such as Matousec that claim one product offers more “protection” than another. To get a true value of firewall protection performance, this is a much better and far more accurate resource. Note how highly the built in Microsoft firewall performs. ) In terms of new standalone HIPS, I’ve not seen anything else to warrant inclusion here. In general terms my advice would be to use Windows firewall together with an antivirus with strong web filtering capabilities such as Panda or Forticlient. WinPatrol free will add an extra layer against the type of system altering code associated with toolbars and browser hijacks without users needing to resort to a full blown HIPS. Otherwise, following safe surfing practices will reduce your exposure risk to a minimum anyway. MC – Site Manager.

Submitted by SkuterB on 5. July 2014 – 3:42

This may be old news to some here, but it was news to me today.
WinPatrol has apparently been sold to Ruiware.
According to the WinPatrol site, nothing will change and the new owner says he plans to continue as before.

I was aware Mr. Pytlovany has had some personal issues, I thank him for everything and wish him the best.

Submitted by MidnightCowboy on 5. July 2014 – 5:08

Alliances and takeovers happen all the time in this industry and we as consumers are mostly unaware of them. Bill has always been upfront with his development objectives however and Bret Lowry appears to be in the same mould. You can read the product statement here. MC – Site Manager.

Submitted by Paxmilitaris on 27. September 2013 – 0:51

About MJ Registry Watcher:

How can you write “Installation is not required, simply run the program from whichever directory you un-zip it to.” and then “There is no portable version of this product available.”?

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What Does the Small Intestine Do? #does #alcohol #kill #hep #c


What Does the Small Intestine Do?

Your small intestine is a bundled up, continuous tube located in your abdomen that receives food from the stomach at the duodenum, digests and absorbs food in the jejunum, and deposits food into the large intestine at the ileocecal valve. Stretched out, the small intestine of the average adult measures 5 meters in length and about 3 centimeters in diameter. Although, it is much longer than the large intestine, it has a much narrower diameter, thus accounting for its name. The majority of food digestion and nutrient absorption occurs in the small intestine.

The small intestine receives partially digested food from your stomach. At the point when food reaches the duodenum of the small intestine, it has been mixed with stomach acid and manually broken up by the contraction of the stomach walls. The smaller the pieces of food, the better able your body is to absorb the nutrients because many small pieces of food have much greater surface area than fewer large pieces of food. This surface area allows for greater exposure to the microvilli of the small intestine to absorb the maximum possible number of nutrients. Let s examine how the body deals with carbohydrates, fats and proteins in the small intestine. Microvilli are small, finger like appendages attached to the larger villi that line the walls of your small intestine. Combined, the microvilli and villi increase the surface area inside your small intestine to 500 meters squared, whereas, if the intestinal walls were smooth with no ridges, the surface area would only be 1/2 a meter squared. Think of your microvilli as little nutrient vacuums inside your small intestine.

Lipid molecules (lipid means fat) must be broken down into very small globules in order to be taken up by the microvilli in your small intestine. Pancreatic lipase ( lip refers to fat and ase means the breaking down of ) is made in the pancreas and secreted through the pancreatic duct into the duodenum, the first portion of the small intestine after the stomach. Lipase is aided by bile from the gallbladder. Bile orients the fatty acids so that their hydrophobic ( water fearing ) heads point towards each other in the center, away from the watery intestinal walls, to allow the pancreatic lipase to break down triglycerides (fancy name for fat molecule) into glycerol and free fatty acids which can be absorbed by the microvilli.

Starchy and sugary foods consist mostly of carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are long strings of sugar molecules. Pancreatic amylase breaks down starch molecules into oligosaccharides. Then, sucrase, lactase and maltase (remember ase means the breaking down of and sucrose, lactose and maltose are different types of sugar molecules), break down the smaller components into molecules that can be absorbed and used in the body. It is interesting to note that lactase is absent in many adults; thus rendering them lactose intolerant . Lactose is the sugar in milk. Without lactase, our intestines are unable to digest milk products, resulting in a gaseous, upset, sick feeling, with diarrhea, and flatulence.

Protein digestion begins in the stomach with chemical and mechanical breakdown into smaller protein pieces and polypeptide chains. A protein is a long peptide chain (poly means many ). Polypeptides are long chains of amino acids. Amino acids are absorbed by the microvilli of the small intestine. The pancreas secretes trypsin and chymotrypsin into the duodenum of the small intestine to break down proteins into amino acids.

How Does Absorption Happen?

Within the microvilli of the small intestine are networks of capillaries and lymph vessels called lacteals. Capillaries are the smallest components of your blood vessels, the site at which your blood exchanges nutrients, oxygen and waste products with your body s tissues. Simply put, nutrients diffuse into your blood vessels through chemical and electrical gradients: in a very short, very oversimplified summary, substances will move from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration and the cells in our tissues facilitate this by changing their chemical concentrations and electrical charges. Fat molecules are taken up by lacteals; little balloons of lymph tissue that merge with other lacteals to form lymphatic vessels responsible for circulating lymph fluid. Lacteals make it into our bloodstream for distribution to our tissues via the subclavian vein (sub = under and clavian = clavicle). Fats in the bloodstream are called chylomicrons.

Not all digested matter from our food makes it to the bloodstream. Whatever is left after our small intestine sucks out all of the nutrients passes onto our large intestine. Here, water and salt are reclaimed for the body, the waste is concentrated and comes out our anus as stool. What I find really interesting is that between the mouth and the anus is one, long continuous, open ended tube. What goes in, must come out. At risk of being too gross, I will mention that the color of your stool can be indicative of a number of illnesses of the pancreas, the liver, the gallbladder and more; since the color of stool is dependent both upon what we eat and what we use to digest food. for example, grey or whitish stool can indicate a problem with your liver or gallbladder. What can your poo tell you?

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Dell 24 Monitor for Video Conferencing: P2418HZ #video #conferencing #websites


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Suited to your needs: The fully adjustable stand pivots, tilts, swivels and adjusts to height for a completely customized viewing experience.

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Reduced cable clutter: A separate power adapter isn’t required, letting you plug in and charge up with a single cable.

Extensive connectivity: Easily connect to various devices with versatile connectivity options, including VGA, DP, HDMI, USB3.0, USB 2.0, and the headphone and mic combo jack.

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Designed with the environment in mind, this monitor meets the latest regulatory and environmental standards such as ENERGY STAR®, EPEAT® Gold, TCO Certified Displays, China Energy Label, CEL, WEEE, ErP (EuP) Standards, Korea E-Standby.


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This headset offers leatherette ear cushions, enhanced sound quality for calls and music, and flexible connectivity with 3.5mm jack and USB support.


Preset Display Area (H x V) :
527.04 mm x 296.46 mm
(20.75″ x 11.67″)
156246 mm² (242.15 inches²)

Backlight Technology :

Display Screen Coating :
Antiglare with 3H hardness

Panel Type :
In-Plane switching Technology

Maximum Preset Resolution :
1920 x 1080 at 60Hz

Viewing Angle :
(178° vertical / 178° horizontal)

Contrast Ratio :
1000: 1 (typical)
8 Million: 1 (Dynamic)

Pixel Pitch :
0.275 mm x 0.275 mm

Contrast Ratio :
1000: 1 (typical)
8 Million: 1 (Dynamic)

Response Time :
6ms (gray to gray)

Wireless Charging Feature :

Daisy Chain Availability :

Dell Display Manager Compatibility :
Yes. Easy Arrange and other key features

Remote Asset Management :
Yes, via Dell Command | Monitor

Color Support :
Color Gamut (typical): 83% (CIE 1976), 72% (CIE 1931)
Color Depth: 16.7 Million colors

Color Calibration SDK SW :

Color Calibration with X-rite colorimeter :


  • 1 x DP (ver 1.2)
    1 x HDMI (ver 1.4)
    1 x VGA
    1 x USB 3.0 port – Upstream
    2 x USB 3.0 ports – Side (including 1 x USB3.0 BC1.2 charging port)
    2 x USB 3.0 ports – Bottom
    1 x Headphone-out/ Microphone-in combo jack

Built-in Devices.
2.1 Mega-pixel, Full HD image sensor and dual IR LEDs with VGA infrared camera
Dual digital microphone (Omni-directional)
Speakers (2 x 5.0W)
USB3.0 super-speed Hub (with 1 x USB upstream port, 2 x USB3.0 and 2 x USB 2.0 downstream ports, including 1x USB 3.0 BC1.2 charging port)


  • Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)
    Anti-theft stand lock slot (to panel)


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Canada – Car Tax and Insurance #car #insurance #belgium


Canada – Car Tax and Insurance

There is no road tax in Canada.

In Canada as in the UK all cars must have a valid insurance policy with a minimum of third party cover. There are several differences between the Canadian car insurance system and the UK though, most notably that there must be a minimum amount of liability cover. In Quebec that minimum amount stands at $50,000 although for the rest of the country it is $200,000. Newfoundland and Labrador is the only territory or province of Canada that doesn’t require drivers to cover their own medical insurance costs and loss of income though injuries sustained in a road accident.

The Canadian car insurance can be bought at three levels. The minimum level is the third party cover which is the legal requirement on all motor vehicles. This type of insurance will pay for any damage sustained to the third parties car, property or person if the accident is the fault of the insured driver. The Collision policy will cover damage to the insured drivers own car if the accident is their own fault and the Comprehensive cover pays out in cases of vandalism and theft as well as covering for collision and third party liability.

Car insurance in British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan is provided by companies run by the government; there is however private firms that will provide additional car insurance cover over the statutory coverage. All other provinces and territories have their own private insurance companies. Some areas such as in Quebec have a system of administrators who are run by the government who process the claims made relating to personal injury or death caused by a road accident, while private companies deal solely with the damage to property and vehicles.

It is possible to insure a foreign vehicle in Canada, so any expat moving to the country who wishes to take their own car with them can do so easily. The safety standards for Canadian road vehicles are extremely high and any cars being imported must meet the strict criteria. The car must also be officially registered once in the country. These rules do not apply if only visiting the country for a short period, such as for tourism. The vehicle cannot however be sold in Canada and cannot stay in the country longer than the owners tourist visa or work permit allows.

US car insurance usually has the option to cover tourist travel in Canada, but if you are travelling from the US you must first make sure your policy covers you for the minimum liability cover Canadian law requires as the minimum in the US is far lower.

Car insurance in Canada is well known for being costly. If you need to obtain a Canadian car insurance policy then there are several things that are required. A Canadian driving licence is a must have item. Those with a foreign licence will rarely be given insurance in Canada. With your driving licence you must also provide proof of your name and address and your driving record. As in the UK you also need to provide details of the vehicle to be insured such as make and model, registration number and current mileage. Your new car insurance company will also ask for information regarding your current insurer and also past insurers. Your current or previous insurer should also provide you with a letter that officially states your no claims bonus, which you can then use for discounted insurance premiums as in the UK. The no claims bonuses that come from foreign drivers may be rejected by the Canadian car insurance companies as they are not legally obliged to accept them.

Once you have an insurance policy in place the company will send over a certificate to you and also a card to carry with you at all times. The police can stop you at any time and ask you to produce your insurance details. You must always have it with you.

Making a claim on your car insurance policy is done in a similar way to a claim in the UK. Some companies insist on claims being made within 7 days of any accident, but the rest of the process remains the same. Some car insurance companies in Canada have their own preferred car repair shops and therefore you must wait for the go ahead from the insurance company before undertaking any repairs yourself. If making a claim against another driver’s insurance you must contact them personally within 7 days of the accident.


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World – s Largest Data Center: 350 E #system #data #center


World s Largest Data Center: 350 E. Cermak

And the number one entry in our list of the world s largest data centers


An aerial view of 350 East Cermak, the 1.1 million square foot data center facility in Chicago.

The Lakeside Technology Center (350 East Cermak) is a 1.1 million square foot multi-tenant data center hub owned by Digital Realty Trust. Originally developed by the R.R. Donnelley Co. to house the printing presses for the Yellow Book and Sears Catalog, 350 East Cermak was converted to telecom use in 1999, and today it is one of the world’s largest carrier hotels and the nerve center for Chicago’s commodity markets, housing data centers for financial firms attracted by the wealth of peering and connectivity providers among the 70 tenants.

The industrial strength infrastructure includes four fiber vaults and three electric power feeds, which provide the building with more than 100 megawatts of power. 350 East Cermak is currently the second-largest power customer for Commonwealth Edison, trailing only Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. Grid power is supported by more than 50 generators throughout the building, which are fueled by multiple 30,000 gallon tanks of diesel fuel.

One of the most distinctive features of the facility is its cooling system, which is supported by an 8.5 million gallon tank of a refrigerated brine-like liquid (seen at left in the top photo). The huge tank serves as thermal energy storage for the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), including the nearby McCormick Place Exposition Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel as well as 350 East Cermak. Thermal energy storage can reduce costs by running chillers during off-peak hours when power rates are lower.

This hallway provides a glimpse of the Gothic architecture that provides a sense of atmosphere not seen at most data center buildings.

The building may have its exterior flourishes, but underneath it s industrial-strength ifnrastructure. This view of one of the four main risers provides a sense of the power and fiber infrastructure.

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Hospice offers medical care toward a different goal: Maintaining or improving the quality of life for someone whose illness, disease or condition is unlikely to be cured. Each patient’s individualized care plan is updated as needed to address the physical, emotional and spiritual pain that often accompanies terminal illness. Hospice care also offers practical support for the caregiver(s) during the illness and grief support after the death. Hospice is something more that is available to the patient and the entire family when curative measures have been exhausted and life prognosis is 6 months or less.

​History of Hospice

In Western society, the concept of hospice has been evolving in Europe since the 11th century. Hospice were places of hospitality for the sick, wounded or dying, as well as those for travelers and pilgrims. The modern concept of hospice, includes palliative care for the incurably ill given in such institutions as hospitals or nursing homes. but also care provided to those who would rather spend their last months and days of life in their own homes.

It began to emerge in the 17th century, but many of the foundational principles by which modern hospice services operate were pioneered in the 1950s by Dame Cicely Saunders. when she opened St. Christopher’s Hospice in 1967. St. Christopher’s Hospice in London emphasized the multi-disciplinary approach to caring for the dying, the regular use of opioids to control physical pain and careful attention to social, spiritual and psychological suffering in patients and families.

Within the United States. the term is largely defined by the practices of the Medicare system and other health insurance providers, which make hospice care available, either in an inpatient facility or at the patient’s home, to patients with a terminal prognosis who are medically certified at hospice onset to have less than six months to live.

Hospice care also involves assistance for patients’ families to help them cope with what is happening and provide care and support to keep the patient at home.

In 1969, Elisabeth wrote On Death and Dying. coining the 5 stages of death: Shock/Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance.


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Graduation ceremony marks the start of new opportunities

Joshua Hills will receive a Doctor of Philosophy, his fourth award from Southern Cross University

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    Crown-of-thorns starfish may grow faster as ocean acidification levels increase, according to new research from Southern Cross University.

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    Using Executive Dashboards for Hospital Management #project #management #dashboards


    Home Dashboards Using Executive Dashboards for Hospital Management

    Those of us who have done dashboard projects in multiple industries know that the first step is to understand that vertical s particular workflows, business rules and measures of performance. Finding out what KPIs to display on the enterprise dashboard for a particular type of business is no easy task unless you have first hand knowledge of that industry. Most consultants called in to implement a business dashboard don t really know the industry first hand and must rely on the client s subject matter experts. That is fine, but the dashboard vendor or consultant must do as much preparation in studying the client s business as much as possible in advance. Yes, your particular expertise may be in dashboarding as a horizontal service, but as nice as your dashboard looks and works, it will not succeed if it doesn t measure the right things.

    For anyone involved in healthcare-related performance dashboards, here is a great primer on the workflows for a hospital. This is from a vendor named statcom and, while it is a sales and marketing tool, it does offer plenty of value-add and education for us dashboarders. It is offered as an interactive flash hospital workflow and patient flow simulator. I ve grabbed a couple of screenshots of the demo as well as the different executive dashboards involved:

    After launching the demo, there is a nice interactive menu as you can see. By the way, here is the link to the hospital workflow simulator. Even this menu listing is of value to someone new in this space, as it breaks down the functions and groups within a healthcare facility: Hospital executives, Emergency Department, Patient and Family Communications, Bed Management, Hospital Support Services, Procedure Centers, Perioperative Services, Physicians and Nurses, Diagnostic Services, Case Management, Clinical Support Services.

    Here are some dashboards that track key performance indicators in a hospital:

    This first one is an executive dashboard for upper management. They call it a Business Activity Monitoring Dashboard. KPIs include: LOS (length of stay) statistics, Projected Occupancy, Average Bed Turns, Accuracy of Discharge Predictions, Emergency Department Disposition to Bed Placement in Unit, and the unfortunately-named Average Dead Bed Time (ouch. ).

    The Emergency Department Dashboard shows real time performance metrics such as Cycle times from door to discharge, milestone measurements of door to disposition, triage to disposition and triage to MD assessment, Diagnostic turnarounds and patient statistics such as the number of patients that are Emergency Department Boarders, Leaving against Medical Advice and (unfortunately) Expired.

    The hospital case management dashboard show key stats such as:

    • Occupancy predictions by day of week (based upon estimated day of discharge)
    • Average time of day that patients are discharged by unit (running 7-day average)
    • Time from case management referral to completion
    • Case Management order status

    Bed management is of course a major focus in hospitals and we have seen several bed managment dashboards before on the Dashboard Spy. This one, according to statcom, provides bed managers a real-time view of bed availability and discharge status including:

    • Occupied and available beds across the system and by unit
    • Number of critical and telemetry beds available
    • Number of observation patients
    • Length of stay (LOS) and discharge statistics from time a discharge order is written until the patient actually leaves the room
    • Key hospital support service performance relative to bed turns, such as Environmental Services: stat turnaround, clean next bed turnaround, last bed on the Unit turnaround, and routine turnaround

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    How to buy cheap airline tickets – Traveling Myself #best #travel

    #how to get cheap airline tickets

    5 Steps to buy really cheap airline tickets

    How to buy cheap airline tickets

    5. Find the best site with maximum amount of airline companies

    Usually, when you plan to buy cheap airline tickets yourself, you first go to a sites that are advertising such as :

    and other ones.

    Therefore, the first thing you need to do is to decide on the site where you will look for a ticket.

    The first thing you have to understand is that on these sites you will just look for the ticket, and do not buy it!

    I strongly recommend to look for tickets on the site:

    This is not advertising, just it is easier to follow the instructions listed below on this site.

    4. The season of your trip

    Next, you should define the season.

    If you are planning your vacation in a warm country and are looking for cheap airline tickets for a beach holiday, you should choose the low season.

    In general, countries that are intended for a beach holiday, the low season means absolutely not a bad season.

    For example, if you are planning a trip to Thailand, but always read that in Thailand is low season it s the rainy season, do not believe it.

    In tropical countries, such as Thailand, it rains mostly at night and it will not affect the rest of your experience, on the contrary it will greatly affect the cost of air tickets.

    3. Time to buy cheap airline tickets

    In general, in all the articles on the internet wrote that while a significant effect on the purchase of cheap flights. But no one says exactly when to buy cheap airline tickets .

    The answer to this question is very simple. Airlines generally try to sell tickets at the peak of the season. Usually these tickets bought in advance travel agencies.

    Therefore, if you have significant time to plan a trip, you better buy tickets for half a year or even be 3 months before your trip it can save up 50 to 30 percent of the cost of air tickets.

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    In these screenshots you can see the cost of the same ticket for one adult, depending on the time of flight .

    As you can see in the first case, a ticket costs $ 1108, in the second case, $ 577. Impressive difference is not it? You just saved 50% of the cost of your trip!

    2. Look all month offers for buy chep airline tickets

    This point is almost the most important in the purchase of airline tickets. Few know that some sites provide complete analytical data on the cost of air tickets for a month or even a year.

    We can consider this site as an example, which I recommend to you.

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    Here you have the secret of how I got such a cheap airline ticket price!

    1. You can buy cheap airline tickets only directly from the airline s holder site

    Now on to the most important.

    Very often, the sites that airline tickets, do cheat on their value. I personally use these sites, just search for tickets, but I buy tickets only on the airline s website.

    Besides, it is very common for sites to search for tickets, the information is irrelevant. In the future, you may have a problem with a ticket bought at such sites.

    I do not want to do anti-advertising sites to find tickets. But I suggest you at least check the existence of tickets to the airline s website, not to make a mistake when buying.

    Please, pay attention! At the time of this writing and reading at the time, the information about this example may change. While I publish this article, and you read it, someone can already buy your cheap air ticket!

    But, if you ll follow these instructions, I promise you, you will be able to buy cheap airline ticket. saving 30 to 50% of its value! For example, I followed these instructions when I planned my first solo travel to Thailand .

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    Luxury Cuba Tours From USA #hotel #travel #deals

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    Specialists in Cuba All Inclusive Vacations

    Through our extensive experience of coordinating all inclusive trips to Cuba, we have acquired significant expertise in providing a premium vacation opportunity for a wide range of audiences. We carefully create travel packages which are designed to enable visitors to explore this beautiful and diverse country, discovering little known attractions as well as learning more about local culture and ways of life. A travel package can last anywhere from one day to eight days, so you can always find tours to Cuba from the USA which fit your schedule.

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    Whether you want to enjoy Cuba’s rich musical tradition, sample Cuban cuisine or simply learn more about the country’s religion, history and culture, our vacation packages include a wealth of intriguing activities. Not only do we offer sight-seeing tours and excursions to places of interest, we also organize music workshops, rumba classes and evening entertainment during our all-inclusive trips to Cuba.

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    Luxury Villa Holidays in Greece, Turkey & Corsica

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    Luxury Villas, Apartments, Boutique and Family Hotels

    A Mediterranean holiday can be many things.

    We believe it brings together a destination that captures the heart as much as it inspires the mind; accommodation that puts your comfort first without compromising on character or style and, above all, a warm, friendly, and professional service that accompanies you every step of the way. So talk to us about what you d like your time away to be. We d love to help create it.

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    Throughout our many years of experience in the travel industry, one thing remains the same: a commitment to taking the road less travelled going the extra mile where others might take shortcuts. Through our hand-picked collection of hotels, villas and apartments, some quietly secluded, others close to the finest beaches in the Mediterranean, Simpson Travel provides an exceptional experience wherever you choose.

    Luxury villas with a personal touch

    Our portfolio of properties encompassing Corsica. Greece. Mallorca and Turkey. include elegant contemporary villas, charming romantic cottages and small and friendly boutique hotels.

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    Family holidays to suit everyone

    Our family villas in Crete overlook beautiful beaches or are tucked away in traditional Cretan villages whilst our eclectic collection of Paxos villas on this tiny island beckon those looking for the quintessential and unhurried Greek way-of-life.

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    Whilst on sophisticated Mallorca, cloistered convents, Baroque mansions, gastronomic delights, golf, tennis, sailing and scuba diving are all accessible from one of our villas in Mallorca – an island with a magnificient coastline and a beautiful hinterland.

    Hand-picked boutique hotels in Corsica, Greece, Mallorca and Turkey

    Hotels exclusive to Simpson stand out for their character, charm and above all their friendly service. The locations of our boutique other hotels in Turkey are unparalleled as are our intimate beachside hotels in Crete. Whilst a more sophisticated selection of manor houses and fincas abound in Mallorca, our Corsica hotels range from the spectacular to the simplistic. For those seeking a calm, serene environment we have a small collection of adult only hotels in Greece, Turkey and Corsica.

    Simpson Exclusive luxury villas

    An ideal location, the finest standard of service, a high degree of privacy, style and elegance epitomise our Simpson Exclusive villas and luxury hotels chosen with exclusive holidays in mind.

    Relaxing on an exclusive holiday comes in many forms

    For some, relaxation is simply to sit, read and laze by a pool or beach, while others find serenity in the possibility of new discoveries. A holiday can be of the utmost luxury, minimal elegance or more traditional, carefree simplicity.


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    Majors: Travel and Tourism #travel #plans

    #major travel



    Travel and tourism is a field that is often offered as part of a college or university’s larger “hospitality” program, or it can be contained within a geography department, department of recreation management, or other program. It is a growing field that examines global trends in travel and tourism and the management and marketing of businesses and services in this growing sector.


    Depending on what college or university you choose, your tourism major will take different forms. Some colleges and universities provide a strong general business background as well as offering a concentration in tourism-related subjects. Other programs lean toward more liberal arts-oriented programming, asking students to study foreign languages, geography, and cross-cultural differences.

    As a tourism major, you will want to do an internship or find a job in the tourism arena while in school. This will give you experience you can show on your résumé as well as give you a leg up on your career. In the classroom, here are some classes you are likely to encounter:

    • Accounting
    • International Tourism
    • Management
    • Meeting Planning
    • Tourism Planning
    • Transportation
    • Travel and Tourism

    Tourism majors often participate in study abroad programs to gain perspective on how different countries handle their operations as well as gain first-hand travel experience.


    The tourism industry is an incredibly vibrant and glamorous sector of the global marketplace, offering job opportunities in resorts, restaurants, hotels, conference centers, corporations, and government. Graduates who leave college with tourism degrees are equipped with a flexible skill set they can use in many kinds of jobs, including administrative positions at hotels, as special events planners, sales people, marketing professionals, security directors, controllers, personnel managers, travel agents, and resort managers.


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    Malaysia Travel Agency #travel #to #london



    Travellers Review

    Amazing tour arrangement from D Asia Travels Kuala Lumpur. We will back Soon. Thanks

    Laura Porter

    We have taken Day Tour from D Asia Travels to Fireflies Bukit Melawati. Perfect time we enjoy the seafood dinner Board riding to see fireflies in Kuala Selangor. Best Regards


    -Bangalore India

    We have book 3D/2N Kuala Lumpur Genting Highland Package. Good Services and will be book Malaysia Tour Packages from D Asia Kuala Lumpur.

    Mr. Mardjono/ Mr Ade Syarif Husen

    We have amaze with Cameron Highland Day Trip. We are from Oman and enjoyed the day trip to Cameron Highland. We will recommend D Asia Kuala Lumpur to my family friends from Oman..Thanks you D Asia.

    Encik Basri/ Puan Sharifa- Kementerian Perumahan

    Thank you for organizing such a good trip for me and family to 5D/4N Medan last week. Congrats to D Asia Travels for having a very good arrangement on hotel, lunch, dinner and activities during our 5 days trip. We enjoy the trip with high satisfaction and wish to repeat in future. Thank you to Mr. Arfan for his kind assistance in Polonia airport before our departure from Medan. Last but not least, we want to specially congrats and many thanks to MR. UDIN (driver cum tour guide) for his kin

    Puan Noraida Omar- MPOB

    Very Happy with 5D/4N Hong Kong Macau Tour organized by D Asia Travel. Will join D Asia tours in future recommend the agency or tour packages to family / friends.

    Puan Fathaiya -Emerson

    We are gladly expressing our gratefulness for fulfilling our dream to Bandung. It\’s really awesome joyful trip for us and for sure it will be the best memory experience we ever had #61514;. It\’s such an amazing incredible trip we had as well as spending our leisure time joyfully in Bandung and all this we got through the handful of Kak Zuliana D Asia Smart Link Holiday Tours. It\’s really unforgettable and enjoyable trip for all of us thank you so much for all the helps that have be

    Ms Aireen – Texas Instruments

    Our private Phuket tour with Mr.Ram was enjoyable and relaxful.We are very much satisfied with the pleasant hotel staff and the room very clean and big too. Thanks a lot for arranging the tour. we enjoy our honeymoon. Thanks a lot and hope will work in future again.Kindly do always send me the promotion package. Thanks

    Ms Vicknes

    Thank you for your warm and enjoy package trip to medan. All of our members are very happy and feel satisfy with your agent at medan. Please find our feedback as per below survey. Thank you very much.

    Ms Ernawati Mohd Amir – CIMB Bank, Jalan Duta

    Warm husband and I really love and enjoy the holiday in Krabi. Thanks a lot from us. Of course we will get ur package again and recommend to family and friends. ) thanks again ( 4D3N Krabi Honeymoon Package)

    Ms Izzati Sofia

    Dear Zuliana, Me my husband had great holiday after a long time. Thanks to D asia The hotel room was simply superb so do the James bond Island. Thank you once again. see you again in next trip. 4D3N Phuket Honeymoon Package

    Ms Revathy Vijendran

    Hi Zuliana, thanks alot for the arrangements. My dad and me really enjoyed the trip. This is my first time using tour agency to travel and it give me really good experience. And, tour guide and driver take care really well from the first day till our last day. They really make sure we are happy and comfortable. And, tour guide experience in history and explanation is really good. Hotel is very good except the hotel food.It is not up to 4 star standard. Overall, we really enjoyed the trip –

    Mr Venu Palaniappan-Singapore

    Very thing was 1st class. and for sure I wil join our tour if have better offer and will surely recommend to all my friends. (4D3N Bali Honeymoon at Private Pool Villa )

    Ms Mohana

    Dear Zuliana, Pertama sekali, saya ingin mengucapkan jutaan terima kasih pd D Asia Smart Link Holiday Tours. Saya suami sangat sangat berpuas hati dengan package honeymoon tersebut. (4D3N Bali Honeymoon Package)

    Ms Jane

    Hi Anezah and Zuliana, Thank you for arranging our holiday trip. Our group enjoyed it and have plans of coming back next year to see more of KL. What I like with D Asia: 1. Attractive low package price 2. Transparency and honesty of staff from your office representatives to drivers (Anezah, Zuliana, Cabi, Watson, etc.) 3. Immediate and clear response to inquries 4. Accommodating, will do your best to give our requests, instead of saying no you will find a way to make it yes . (

    Ms Irish -Philipines

    it was good service and hope it will longtime relation (6D5N KL-Cameron -Pangkor Tour Package)

    Mr Nahid Anwar -Bangladesh

    Yes..i received your email..i just came back from bintulu. meeting purposes. and preparing for our wedding event this saturday. I will reply to u as soon with few awesome pictures. btw, we had fun during our honeymoon..great place..great service of your tour guide there. i wish i could extend to stay there. hehe. thanks ( 4D3N Bali Honeymoon Package)

    Ms Nurul Shahida

    Dear Anezah Ikbaal, I am glad to inform you that, I and my family had a great tour of Malaysia from 12 to 18 October 2013. We are thankful to you and our excellent guides Mr. Amu and Mr. Arsyad to make our dream visit of Malaysia come true. I humbly remind you that, Mr. Arsyad is a great asset of your company and we are highly pleased with his friendly behavior and accommodating attitude. We wish him all the best in life. Please keep up the good work! Thank you again. (7D6N


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