Project master-planner Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects presented city officials the plan for Jingui Li, a mixed-use neighborhood being developed by SPG Land. Construction for the project, which will comprise 770,000 square meters, may begin in 2011.

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Azores Express, the vacation company of the Azores Islands airline SATA, is offering six-night fall and winter packages to the mid-Atlantic islands, which represent the closest point in Europe to North America.

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Located in Settlers Ridge in west suburban Pittsburgh, the state-of-the-art property design – created by Concord Hospitality Enterprises with support from Marriott – will be the prototype for all future LEED-compliant Courtyard by Marriott hotels.

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A guided nighttime adventure lets travelers observe the sea turtle’s entire egg-laying ritual, from the moment a female sea turtle is spotted reaching the shore.

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The developer of a new resort of residences and a boutique hotel on an island in the Gulf of Chiriqui off Panama’s Pacific coast has committed to preserving the nesting grounds of sea turtles, as well as aquatic life generally, on and round the island.

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Mexican eco-friendly resort Hacienda Tres Ríos has received its second consecutive Green Globe certification for distinguished sustainable tourism practices that preserve the environment.

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With a focus on protecting and preserving North American wildlife and after reviewing itineraries to nearly every major wildlife-viewing spot in the Americas, the U.S. National Wildlife Federation has selected tours that range from a volunteer trip with scientists to studying bottlenose dolphins off the coast of Belize, and exploring the wild places of Hawaii.

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Marriott International, Inc. has opened the 403-room Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway, a newly constructed hotel adjacent to the Georgia International Convention Center and connected to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

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Hotel Felix Chicago has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver certification for commercial interiors from the U.S. Green Building Council, making this the first hotel in Chicago to earn this environmental status.

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The Courtyard Charleston/Summerville in South Carolina will be the first hotel built using Marriott International’s green-hotel prototype, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Airbus has unveiled images of a Concept Plane at the Farnborough International Airshow to illustrate what air transport could look like in 2050, or even as early as 2030 if advancements in existing technologies continue apace.

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French Polynesia’s InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa has completed a massive, multi-million-dollar renovation.

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Two newly constructed Marriott International-branded hotels located in Atlanta’s Gateway Complex will be among the greenest hotels in the city, according to the hotel giant.

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The groundbreaking trade and investment agreement inked between Libya and the United States on May 20 has resulted in Libya lifting all visa restrictions on U.S. citizens traveling to the country.

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Finnair’s goal under its new Vision 2020 plan is to be recognized as the number-one airline in the Nordic countries and to be the most desired option among passengers flying between Western and Northern Europe and Asia.

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One of Italy’s smallest regions, the quiet rural backwater of Molise says it is beginning to lure refugees from the high-pressure lifestyles of the industrialized cities of northern Europe.

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Bardessono Hotel, Restaurant and Spa in Yountville in California’s Napa Valley has has been awarded LEED Platinum certification for sustainable and environmentally friendly design, an achievement reached by only two other hotels in the world, on the first anniversary of its opening.

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London-based design and innovation company Seymourpowell has unveiled a remarkable new air transport concept it calls Aircruise ― a giant, vertical airship powered by natural energy and designed to carry travellers in style and luxury.

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Set to open in July, the InterContinental New York Times Square will join the historic InterContinental New York Barclay and according to IHG will be the biggest new hotel to open in Manhattan for some eight years.

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