Despite a long-lasting national heat wave, weather experts predict that well-nourished trees resulting from beneficial wet-weather patterns may position Asheville and the Blue Ridge Mountains to be among the best destinations from which to view the 2012 fall foliage.

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The annual Christmas at Biltmore activities begin on Friday, November 4 and run through January 1, 2012. Candlelight Christmas Evenings, offering evening candlelight tours of Biltmore House, take place from November 11 through December 31.

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Vision Airlines’ newly published winter flight schedule and changes to its fall flight schedule will see the low-cost carrier dropping service to five cities, but at the same time it will add several new routes to Florida destinations. Some of the route changes will take place as early as August 19.

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American Eagle Airlines has launched daily nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to six new destinations, including two cities in Mexico and four in the United States.

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AirTran Airways is continuing to expand its Caribbean flight schedule with daily service to Aruba and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic from the low-cost carrier’s hub in Atlanta, as well as a new weekly round-trip from Milwaukee to Cancun in Mexico.

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Despite the considerable task Vision Airlines has set itself in establishing a scheduled-service network from Northwest Florida Regional Airport to destinations throughout the southern U.S., the airline is already mindful of network-growth opportunities in the longer term.

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The Biltmore Estate has celebrated several milestones in 2010 and each has influenced this year’s Christmas at Biltmore event, which is set for November 5 through January 2.

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Hotel management company McKibbon Hotel Group, Inc has completed a major renovation of the 78-room Courtyard by Marriott Asheville’s lobby, the completion marking Marriott’s 200th ‘Refreshing Business’ conversion of a Courtyard hotel.

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This year, biologists and naturalists in Western North Carolina and the Asheville area are in agreement that seasonal weather patterns and early climate indicators may trigger the most colorful leaf season in years.

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Offering one of the largest holiday displays in the Southeast United States, Biltmore House and the surrounding 8,000 acres of the estate will celebrate its annual Christmas at Biltmore event from November 6 until January 2, 2010.

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United Airlines is launching new service from its hubs in Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles on December 17, adding Duluth in Minnesota, Asheville in North Carolina and Midland/Odessa in Texas to its network.

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Scheduled to open this month, the Hilton Asheville boasts one of the United States’ first hotel water-heating systems powered by solar energy and the hotel has various other environmentally friendly features.

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The new 80-room Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Asheville West has opened for business. The hotel is located at 1914 Old Haywood Road in Asheville, North Carolina, near the famous Biltmore Estate.

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