More Non-Skiers Heading to the Mountains, Finds Wyndham Vacation Rentals® Study

More Non-Skiers Heading to the Mountains, Finds Wyndham Vacation Rentals® Study
"Vacation rentals can provide a lot of great benefits for all types of travelers," said Mary Lynn Clark, president, Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America. "While a non-skier might appreciate being able to relax by the fire or read a book on the couch …
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Eagles fans are tormenting Kiko Alonso while he's on vacation
Eagles fans are tormenting Kiko Alonso while he's on vacation. There are a lot of people who have never made an NFL tackle telling Kiko Alonso on Instagram to make more tackles. Mitchell Leff / Getty Images. By Tommy Chalk Jan 22, 2016 at 3:21p ET.

It's like summer vacation: 45° in Rochester Tuesday
I don't know who to thank but I want to thank somebody. I want to hug – nay – I want to kiss somebody (Ok fine. Thanks, El Niño). Not only did the Rochester region manage to circumvent the great blizzard of 2016, but on Tuesday, the weather gods will …
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Duluth officials propose new vacation rental rules – but not everyone is happy
There was some push back from Duluth's home and business owners at a meeting Thursday to talk about new rules on vacation rental properties. The city last summer placed a moratorium on issuing new permits for all vacation rentals – including hotels and …
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County to hold public hearing on vacation rentals

County to hold public hearing on vacation rentals
Estes Park area residents will have the opportunity to voice their thoughts and concerns about vacation rental regulations Monday. The Board of Larimer County Commissioners is hosting a public hearing from 4-6 p.m. in the Town Board Room of the Estes …
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The Best Vacation Ever? Cuddling Orphaned Baby Rhinos
2016-01-22-1453489975-5463857-babyrhinohug.jpg Forget curling up with a cat, the most amazing thing in the world is cuddling an orphaned baby rhino. (All photos: Khululu Care for the Wild). There is almost nothing more heartbreaking in South Africa's …
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Kate Middleton to the Queen: I Want a Tropical Vacation NOW!!!
"Would Queen Elizabeth consider sanctioning a tropical vacation for Prince William, Duchess Kate, Prince George and Princess Charlotte? "Even if Queen Elizabeth were to do so would Her Majesty allow the Duchess of Cambridge to willy-nilly share photos …
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Ojai City Council bans short-term vacation rentals

Ojai City Council bans short-term vacation rentals
After a year of debate, public hearings, policy proposals by a focus group, and suspension of existing rules, Ojai City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to make rentals of less than 30 days illegal in all parts of the city. The ban means the city's …
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Tech Journalists Tweeted About a Fitness Tracker to Win a 30 Vacation Voucher
Some journalists attending CES earlier this month received a pitch from TomTom offering vacation vouchers in exchange for social media coverage—and a disappointing if not entirely surprising number of reporters went for it. Journalists who tweeted …
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New survey reveals how people plan to spend vacation in 2016
(WVLT) — For many Americans, vacation not only means a geographical getaway, but an escape from technology. In a survey by Choice Hotels, 38 percent of those surveyed said they would love to take a vacation that is totally technology free. In East …
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Dying For Vacation
The death of a 15-year-old boy from New York highlights the need for tour operators to follow state rules. Families Shoulder A Hefty Burden When A Visitor Dies In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat · Special Report Dying For Vacation …
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