State agency director Mays has spent $66K on travel

State agency director Mays has spent $66K on travel

The head of Illinois Department of Employment Security’s tab includes frequent Chicago stays Jeff Mays, a former state representative appointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner to run the Illinois Department of Employment Security, has spent more than $66,000 in travel in 3 1/2 years — including spending more than 245 nights in Chicago and suburban hotels. […]

Travel experts see increase in 'ego travel'

Travel experts see increase in 'ego travel'

Please enable Javascript to watch this video The young professionals of today may have taken their historical vacations to Gettysburg or the Washington in their youth. But, as adults, it’s all about how spectacular their vacation pictures look on Facebook and Instagram. Call it “ego travel.” “I do think it’s a thing,” said Chuck Joyce, […]

The most annoying phrase in travel

The most annoying phrase in travel

JOSH MARTIN Last updated 05:00, July 14 2018 ISTOCK Real travellers don’t simply walk, eat, shop or lounge around in new locations – they “discover” them. OPINION: It’s involuntary and I can’t help it. The head tilts back slightly. The eyes roll skyward. The travel buddy receives a slight elbow in the side or nudge under […]

Evolve Back: Inside one of India's greenest luxury resorts

Evolve Back: Inside one of India's greenest luxury resorts

(CNN) — India is home to many eco-conscious resorts, but one stands out from the pack. The address is known for its commitment to the environment and local community. There’s a reverse osmosis water filter in every room, a state-of-the-art sewerage treatment plant, electric buggies and windmills that power the lodge’s electricity. “When guests visit, […]

Summer Travel Trends

Summer Travel Trends

Summer is in full swing, and maybe you already have a trip planned or you’re still planning a quick vacation. Either way you’ll want to make sure you have a great time at the right price. Emily Kaufman, The travel Mom, joins us with all the summer travel trends, Source link

The Percentage Of Women Traveling For Business Is Rising, But So Are Their Unique Travel Safety Risks

The Percentage Of Women Traveling For Business Is Rising, But So Are Their Unique Travel Safety Risks

More than half of corporate travel buyers say they have a higher percentage of females in their traveling populations than just three to five years ago, yet nearly 70% agree that female business travelers today face higher travel safety risks. Research done by the Global Business Travel Association in cooperation with WWStay, reveals a fast-developing […]

Northland restaurants featured on Travel Channel

Northland restaurants featured on Travel Channel

In each episode, Webb participates in a restaurant’s eating challenge, which are typically large portions of food that must be finished in a certain amount of time. At Betty’s Pies, that meant the “Pig’s Trough:” Four slices of pie, four scoops of ice cream, a pound of various toppings, whipped cream and a whole banana […]

Denver council approves ethics exemption after debate over city-provided air travel, freebies

Denver council approves ethics exemption after debate over city-provided air travel, freebies

Handout photo Denver City Councilman Kevin Flynn. An ethics ordinance change approved Monday will make clear that Denver city officials and employees can accept items of value from within government. The City Council approved, in a unanimous block vote, an amendment that exempts city officials and departments from being considered “donors” of gifts under restrictions in […]

The lunar landscapes of India's Great Rann of Kutch

The lunar landscapes of India's Great Rann of Kutch

(CNN) — On the edge of western India, a pure white desert seems to shimmer under the blazing sun. This is the Rann of Kutch, home to India’s largest salt plain, in the Kutch district of the westernmost state of Gujarat. The region is divided into two distinct areas — the Great Rann and the […]

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