Supercharged Tourism

Exoticism in travel ensures more through escape from reality
Implications - The tourism industry has been one of the hardest hit by the recession, but by offering experiences that propose improvement in well-being -- such as an escape from reality through extreme immersion in foreign environments -- businesses have a chance at unrivaled success. An enticing escape from discomfort will always generate buyers.
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Dramatic Rooftop Pools - Universe Beach House Centers On Swimming & Spectacular Views
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Viral 42,476 Clicks Pub: Aug 16, 09
Dramatic Rooftop Pools
Universe Beach House Centers On Swimming & Spectacular Views
The Universe Beach House is highlighted by its dramatic circular rooftop swimming pool. The extraordinary home, designed by architect Tatiana Bilbao, is located seaside in Mexico and has been situated… [More]
Hotels on Stilts - Angsana's InOcean Villas are Island-Free Vacations in the Maldives
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V. Hot 42,499 Clicks Pub: Aug 29, 09
Hotels on Stilts
Angsana's InOcean Villas are Island-Free Vacations in the Maldives
The Maldives' newly-opened Angsana Velavaru InOcean Villas are swanky hotel rooms on stilts. The luxurious collection of 33 two-story vacation homes are joined by a boardwalk but are completely isolated… [More]
Balinese Pavilion Weddings - The Conrad Bali Resort Offers a Paradise for Relaxation or Exchanging V
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Hot 27,050 Clicks Pub: Aug 4, 09
Balinese Pavilion Weddings
The Conrad Bali Resort Offers a Paradise for Relaxation or Exchanging V
The Conrad Bali resort is an oasis on the southern coast of the Indonesian paradise island and a dream location for romantic getaways. They offer 380 guest rooms and suites, including the luxurious 340… [More]
Stone House Hotels - Amanresorts Villa Milocer Montenegro is a Modern Escape in Historic Setting
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Hot 15,245 Clicks Pub: Jul 27, 09
Stone House Hotels
Amanresorts Villa Milocer Montenegro is a Modern Escape in Historic Setting
The newly opened Villa Milocer is already exciting world travelers looking to explore the magnificent coastline of Montenegro. It has just been named Luxury Travel Magazine’s Hottest New Adriatic Retreat,… [More]
Glass Oceanfront Condos - Will Genesis Puntarenas Revitalize Costa Rica's Real Estate Market?
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Warm 13,349 Clicks Pub: Sep 3, 09
Glass Oceanfront Condos
Will Genesis Puntarenas Revitalize Costa Rica's Real Estate Market?
The real estate firm Caspi International's plans for a new 14-story oceanfront condominium tower in Costa Rica called Genesis Puntarenas might be a signal of the re-emergence of the region's real estate… [More]
$19 Hotel Suites - San Diego's Rancho Bernardo Inn Offers a Killer Alternative to Camping
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Warm 5,407 Clicks Pub: Aug 9, 09
$19 Hotel Suites
San Diego's Rancho Bernardo Inn Offers a Killer Alternative to Camping
The Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego is a hotel spot noted for its $200+/night suites, lavish pools and lush golf course--not for $19 rooms. But that's exactly what Rancho Bernardo Inn is offering as a… [More]