Travel The World While Building an Online Career

Codingnomads is a company who is offering a unique experience in software engineering and coding education in exotic locations around the entire globe. The goal is to train people with the ability to work anywhere. It is a twelve week course, with four of those weeks online. Students will create a software application for their portfolio while enjoying the experiences...

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Utah Tourism Spending Hits Record While Public Lands Debate Rages

A lucrative outdoor-gear trade show that brings $45 million in annual spending to Utah is considering moving after two decades in part because of the push by the state’s political leaders to rescind the new Bears Ears National Monument. Herbert and others believe the state should oversee management of lands to ensure a mix of uses is allowed, including some...

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7 Charts Showing the Good and the Bad of European Tourism

Iceland, a small country nearly 1,000 miles from Continental Europe, was a clear winner in European tourism last year as airline capacity to the country grew and many travelers chose alternative European destinations versus traditional tourism strongholds such as Paris and Brussels. Europe had 620 million international tourist arrivals in 2016, a two percent...

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Southeast Asian Cruising Positioned to Reap Big Benefits From China and Australia

Skift launched a new series, Gateway, as we broaden our news coverage geographically with first-hand, original stories from correspondents embedded in cities around the world. We are featuring regular reports several times per week from Beijing, Singapore, Caracas and Cape Town, and look for us to add Dubai and India soon. Gateway Singapore, for example, signifies...

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The Scarpetta House in Baltimore, Maryland

Famous author Patrica Cromwell has donated space and named it after her Scarpetta character. This space simulates real life crimes, unsolvable murders, all so new medical examiners can experience what they will encounter in the field. Items are added depending on the scene. Even extras can be cast depending on the body count! Key Takeaways: The Medical Examiner’s...

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AirAsia X Gets Clearance to Launch First Low-Cost Flights Between Asia and U.S.

AirAsia will begin flights into the US after approval from the FAA. AirAsia continues to grow its destination areas and is excited for the opportunity to offer low cost flights into the US. Destinations are still under consideration but AirAsia is looking at several states. Also AirAsia continues suspending flights to London are looking at resolutions to resume...

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Hotel Revenue Managers Say They Want a Revolution

Many say they’re interested in “total hotel revenue management,” a concept that looks beyond rooms to include revenue and profit on restaurants, room service, and meeting space rentals. About 63 percent of those surveyed expect total hotel revenue management to become common soon, where only 10 percent mentioned the concept when Cornell did a comparable...

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A $65 Million Warehouse for Pampered Pets is Opening at New York JFK

At a time when 80 percent of pet owners refer to their animals as children, there’s still vast room for improvement, both in-flight and on the ground. The Ark at JFK, a new, $65 million facility in a 178,000-square-foot warehouse, is one step toward improving the latter experience. It will have a splash pool, overnight kennels, and pre-flight micro-chipping...

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Google Maps Just Got An Awesome New Update You’ll Want To Use

It’s always great when Google Maps adds a feature to make travel easier. And their latest will transform your trip to-do list from a 15-page handwritten mess to a clean, organized map in your pocket. Google’s new Lists feature lets you save spots you’d like to visit into clear-cut maps that you can build over time and use when you travel, whether on a...

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