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  • Comfort And Travel Speed
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    Ever since the invention of the wheel, transportation has improved in many areas. Safety, comfort, and travel speed are a few of these areas in which transportation has improved. There is a big difference in the safety, comfort and travel speed of transportation in the 1800's compared to the 1900's. Safety in the 1800's needed great improvement. While traveling on the rough dirt roads, it was not uncommon for a wooden wheel to break off of a horse drawn buggy and cause serious injury. Travelers ...
  • Line Travel Guides To Italy
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    The Internet Tourist Guide Of Italy - A city by city guide to Italy. Also has maps and transportation information. TravelEurope's Italy Travel Guide - More than 4000 web pages about Italy including art, history, tourism and hotel information. Sorted by city. Excite's Guide To Italy - What to Do, Where to Eat, Where to Stay, Travel & Tourism Sites, Weather, City Guides, Rick Steves Reviews Italy - Information and personal travel stories from the world famous author's Italy guidebook. Yahoo's Guid...
  • New Lower Full Fare Coach Rates
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    Evaluate American's 1992 announcement of a new rate structure: a. What changes did American make? American Airlines (American) made four fundamental changes to its rates. First, it moved to a four-tier rate structure; American offered first-class rates and three tiers of coach: full-fare, 21-day advance purchase and 7-day advance purchase. Overall, it expected to reduce coach fares by 38% and first-class fares by 20% to 50%. Though full fare coach prices dropped by about 38%, advance-purchase fa...
  • Pupils Travel
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    Hypothesis 2: Most Pupils Travel To School By Bus And Travel At Least 10 Miles. Most people travel to school by bus and travel at least 10 miles. The amounts of people who travel by bus from my random samples are 25 pupils all together. The amount of pupils who travel to school by car is 2 pupils and the amount of pupils who get to school by walking is 3 pupils. The bar graph which shows you the distance the pupils have travelled shows the pupils who travel less than 10 and more than 10 miles. T...
  • Visas For Business Travel
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    It is highly recommended that company officials visit the countries to examine the markets where they are considering selling their products before any transaction occurs a company can familiarize itself with cultural nuances which may impact the design, packaging or advertising of the product. Moreover, traveling abroad allows one to locate and cultivate new customers, as well as improve relationships and communication with current foreign representatives and associates Typically, a successful ...
  • Travel Service Businesses
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    With the Internet fast becoming the platform of the day for conducting commercial activities and business transactions, it is important for companies to take advantage of information communication technologies, electronic commerce, mobile computing, and software agents. Internet technologies bring about opportunities for automating customer transactions, internal business processes, as well as business collaborations with associate companies or alliance members for both B 2 C and B 2 B e-commerc...
  • Beachfront Travel
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    Beachfront travel 2303 NW. Island drive Bahamas, 45367-1234 (454) 345-6789 Fax: (454) 302-3423 November 17, 2002 Ms. Linda Duke 800 University Drive Maryville, MO 64468 Dear Ms. Duke: Beachfront Travel has been dedicated to customer satisfaction for over a decade now and has achieved this goal by giving its customers excellent chances to travel at extremely low costs. We hope that you and your family enjoyed your week long trip with nothing but fun in the sun down here in the Bahamas. It was gre...
  • Time Travel Theories
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    Time travel is feat thought by most to be impossible. After all time travel is what many science fiction movies are made of. Let us not forget such movies as "Back to the Future" or "The Time Machine". Yet unlike those movies time travel is not necessarily fiction. "We are in our own time machines, our hearts are pumping blood, we " re breathing, we are existing through time (at least until our own personal time machines seriously malfunction)". (Need help citing this!) Still surrounding this to...
  • Their Travel Arrangements At The Same Time
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    Brent Gresham February 4, 2005 Hosp. Mrk t. Prof. Guillory The New Way to Book Your Travels In December's e-issue of 4 Hoteliers. com, the article "Give the People what they want - Airfare and Car Rentals from your Hotels website", by Richard Getz, elaborates on the new selling techniques in which major hotel corporations are incorporating into their websites. The customer will be able to book his / her hotel room, airline ticket as well as their rental car all at the same time and on the same w...
  • Ad For Markos Travel Service
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    For this newspaper report I have selected two ads for trips to Greece in the Greek newspaper, the Orthodox Observer. The travel agencies here are " MARKOS TRAVEL SERVICE' and 'PHAROS TRAVEL'. Both ads offer trips to Greece with really good deals from all over the United States. 'Markos Travel Service' offers non-stop flights on Jumbo 747 with Olympic Airways and says that it has unbelievable low rates from anywhere in the United States. The prices at 'Markos Travel Service start from $289.00 the...
  • Travel Writers
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    Fantastic voyages Picador Book of Journeys ed Robyn Davidson 528 pp, Picador The Madagascans have some unusual funerary practices, the like of which are rarely seen in your local cemetery. Grandfather having expired and been interred inside a wooden box shaped like a canoe with a lid on, his memory is kept alive by a simple and moving ceremony in which he is taken out, has his bandages changed and is given a glass of rum. The dead are never absolutely dead in Madagascar, and this gives great com...
  • Computer Failure Travel Agents
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    Travel Agents Travel agents make travel arrangements for individuals or groups. They plan itineraries, make reservations for hotels, transportation, or tours. Also, prepare tickets, suggest places to go, give brochures, and gives all the information to the person traveling. In this job you have to at lears have a high school diploma. Many vocational schools offer 6-12 week full-time travel agent programs. A few colleges offer a bachelors and masters degree in travel and tourism. The skills neede...
  • Boundaries Of Fra's World
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    A 16th Century Map of the World In James Cowan's A Mapmaker's Dream, a 16th century roman monk vicariously travels the world without actually leaving the confines of his monastery. The monk, named Fra Mauro, learns of the world through stories told by a variety of travelers. With his newly acquired perception of the world, Fra sets out to chart the lands that were, at that time, still being discovered. From these stories, Fra's perfect map, or mappi mundi as he called it, would be constructed. I...
  • Information On Firearms In The Bahamas
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    The Bahamas - Consular Information Sheet March 29, 2000 COUNTRY DESCRIPTION: The Bahamas is a country of many islands and has a developing economy. Tourist facilities are widely available on the main islands. ENTRY / EXIT REQUIREMENTS: Visas are not required for U.S. citizens for stays up to eight months; however, U.S. citizens must carry original documentation proving U.S. citizenship (a valid or expired passport, a certified U.S. birth certificate or a Certificate of Naturalization), photo ide...
  • Back In Time Through A Wormhole
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    Worm Holes and Time Travel It is believed that our universe is curved like a U shape (see figure 1-1). For a while, it was only believed that you could travel back in time. It was never thought that you could travel into the future. Stephen Hawking had a theory that there are loops or shortcuts in the universe that could warp you from one part of space to another. He called it a wormhole. Wormholes are also unstable. They can collapse at any time and pinch off into two separate singularities (se...
  • Travel Broadens The Mind
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    Travelling enables many people to broaden their minds in certain respects. When you travel you gain new ideas and experience new things. However you do not have to travel miles to expand your horizons, and there are many disadvantages associated with travelling. Travelling makes it possible to experience new cultures; for example, observing different religions and customs, even if it just means traipsing round an Indian mosque, or visiting an Egyptian temple. While travelling, you can learn new ...
  • Respect Peoples Cultures
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    Personal Interests 2 People in general consider traveling as their personal interests. One of my Personal Interests is traveling. When I was younger traveling quickly became one of my interests simply because I enjoyed it so much. I have traveled almost all over the world and seen a variety of different cultures and people. The reason why I chose traveling to write about is because of the experiences and knowledge it gave me. There are two things that I learned while traveling. The first thing w...
  • Art Of Travel
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    Toothbrush, bikini... and dead poet The Art of Travel Alain de Botton Hamish Hamilton 14.99, pp 272 Travel is now the world's biggest industry, according to the World Trade Organisation. It beats arms and pharmaceuticals both in turnover and in numbers of people employed. Despite the post-11 September dip, forecasts for the sector are measured not in billions of dollars but in trillions. Man's collective endeavours - our god-like technology, our money, our precious time - seem more and more dire...
  • Qantas International Business Class
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    Business Report Executive Summary This business report intends to discuss Qantas's prime functions. It will also outline Qantas's ales and marketing strategies, and the issues which it will and has been facing during the past year. This report is based on information from the Qantas' 2002 annual report to it's stakeholders. Prime Functions Founded in the Queensland outback in 1920, Qantas Airways is now Australia's #1 airline and a leader in domestic and international flights to and from the cou...
  • Travel Industry
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    I chose to job shadow Rich KIds, a travel consultant because the job is very up to date and fast pace. There is rarely time to fool around or take time off. Characteristics that I have noticed that are a must in this field would be the will to help people and get them to gain your trust, being very punctual with almost everything you do, and having a lot of patience. The margin for error is so small that when things seem to go right, you kind a get worried something is wrong. The general job des...

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