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April

High-end Travel: Snowboarding Utah, the Redford Way

 

 

 

The snow was starting to fall in mothball-sized clumps at the base of Sundance Mountain Resort, and Robert Redford looked as material as a young actor accepting his first Oscar.

 

Wonderful, just terrific, Redford exclaims, as he considers the crowds lining up for the chair lift, before entering the ski school yurt to check out new Rossignol demonstrations which he`ll use to ski down the mountain later on. To me Sundance is and constantly will be a dream The sights, the smells, the taste and feel of this location is a dream that we`ve thoroughly nurtured and striven to secure.

 

 

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April

Indonesia resort combines social awareness and luxury

Throughout the height of the economic downturn, numerous hotels and resorts responded to the reaction versus high-end with volunteerism, eco-friendly initiatives and other programs that raised travelers social awareness and allowed them to give back to the neighborhoods they were checking out.


Those different and much-heralded jobs, from saving turtles to assisting build schools or merely donating some of travelers' valuables prior to departure, are much less talked about these days, but they have ended up being standards at many high-end hotels and resorts around the globe.


One new, quiet initiative by a luxury resort on the remote Indonesian island of Sumba is taking that give-back principle to a various level with a pledge to contribute all of its earnings to the island and its individuals. Find more info on orient express train .

 

 

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April

Luxury travel to continue to be strong in area amidst weak oil prices and financial stagnation

 

Luxury travel is expected to remain strong in the area despite the economic slowdown, state analysts and travel representatives.

 

There was a 9 per cent boost in outbound luxury travel from the Arabian Gulf in 2014 compared with the year previously, and the figure is anticipated to continue to be constant this year, stated Karthik Ramamurhy, Ipsos Business Consulting s head of Middle East, Africa and India.

 

 

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