Arquivo da categoria: USA

Branson (Missouri) – DigiPhoto

TRANS-BransonStrip-01-GALDigiphoto Entertainment Imaging (DEI) is the leading souvenir imaging provider to theme parks, water parks, resorts and leisure attractions. DEI serves as an ‘exclusive operating partner’ providing end-to-end infrastructure for imaging solutions. Our aim is to help attractions provide memorable keepsakes whilst growing imaging revenue. Our presence spans across UAE, USA, Canada, UK, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Kuwait and Maldives. With over 2,500 trained professionals working in more than 300 partner sites worldwide, we ensure exceptional guest service.

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The Galt House Hotel – Louisville, KY

TRANS-BransonStrip-01-GALThe Galt House Hotel is a name long associated with gracious hospitality and Southern style. In the early 1800s, the original Galt House was a residence owned by Dr. W.C. Galt. In 1835, a 60-room hotel was opened as the Galt House and was located across the street from the residence at the northeast corner of First and Main. Some notable visitors include Stephen Douglas, Edwin Booth, Charles Dickens, P.T. Barnum, Tom Thumb, and presidents Lincoln, Grant, Taylor, Hayes and Buchanan. In 1864, generals Grant and Sherman planned their military strategies at the Galt House. This strategy led to the capture of Atlanta. In 1865, the hotel was destroyed by fire, but within weeks, noted architect R. Whitestone began plans and construction a block away from the original site, at First and Main. The project cost $1.5 million, an extraordinary sum considering the country was still recovering from the Civil War. The new Galt, which opened in 1869, featured eight steel beams weighing 118,000 pounds that supported its second floor Grand Ballroom. The guest list of the new Galt featured such notables as Sarah Bernhardt, the Grand Duke Alexis of Russia, President Theodore Roosevelt, Diamond Jim Brady, President Chester A. Arthur, Lillian Russell, President Millard Fillmore and President William Howard Taft.

website: http://www.galthouse.com/

Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort and Spa – Gatlinburg, TN

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Westgate Resorts, which has established a level of expertise in resort  sales, marketing and operations unmatched throughout the hospitality  industry, is always seeking talented, motivated and creative individuals to  become part of our ever-growing team. With 28 full-service resorts in  premiere destinations throughout the United States, Westgate Resorts  provides a variety of exciting and rewarding career opportunities.

Website: https://westgatedestinations.com/tennessee/gatlinburg/westgate-smoky-mountain-resort

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Winn-Dixie – several cities

???????? In the moment I am working in a tourism agency and their focus is on work & travel. One of the destinations is called Winn-Dixie. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. is a subsidiary of Bi-Lo Holdings, which is the fifth-largest conventional supermarket in the United States based on store count. Founded in 1925, Winn-Dixie employs more than 50,000 associates who serve customers in 524 grocery stores and 397 in-store pharmacies throughout the five southeastern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi.

Winn-Dixie has a dynamic history of a strong work ethics and determination to succeed. Learning from our history and using that perspective has shown us what the power of teamwork can accomplish. Thanks to the efforts of thousands of Winn-Dixie associates, we are ready to meet the demands of an intensely competitive marketplace with a fresh focus and renewed spirit of service to our customers.

Old Bahia Honda Bridge, Bahia Honda State Park, Big Pine Key, Florida Keys, Florida USA

Big Pine Key

In the agency we offer locations as Big Pine Key, Key West, Marathon and Tavernier.

Website with more information:

http://www.winndixie.com

http://www.biloholdings.com

Embassy Suites Louisville

Louisville_SkylineIn the moment I am working in a tourism agency and their focus is on work & travel. One of the destinations is called Embassy Suites Louisville. The Embassy Suites Hotels anticipate travelers’ needs and deliver what matters most. All of their guests are welcomed with a two-room suite, free made-to-order breakfast each morning, and complimentary drinks and snacks for two hours every night. They’re delighted to welcome you in over 200 unique locations, so stay with them and go experience all Embassy Suites has to offer.

Louisville is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 28th most populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, with the other being the state’s second-largest city of Lexington. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County.

Website with more information:

http://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/kentucky/embassy-suites-louisville-SDFEMES/index.html

WonderWorks, Orlando

wonderworks

In the moment I am working in a tourism agency and their focus is on  work & travel. One of the destinations is called WonderWorks.  WonderWorks is an entertainment center focused on science exhibits  with five locations in the United States. The company’s slogan is “Let  Your Imagination Run Wild”.

Each WonderWorks location contains interactive, entertainment exhibits  on the themes of space, physics and math. Some locations also offer a  dinner magic show. The exhibits are housed in a themed building designed by architect Terry Nicholson to look as it were picked up by severe weather and dropped upside down on an existing building. All locations offer laser tag and a multi-story ropes course. The Myrtle Beach location has an outdoor ropes course and zip-line.

The company has locations in Orlando, Florida (March 1998), Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, Panama City Beach, Florida, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Syracuse, New York (2012). The Palisades Climb Adventure opened in 2012 at Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, New York.

Website with more information:

http://www.wonderworksonline.com/orlando/

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

OberIn the moment I am working in a tourism agency and their focus is on work & travel. One of the destinations is called Gatlinburg. Gatlinburg is a mountain resort city in Sevier County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 3,944 at the 2010 Census, and 4,047 according to the 2012 Census estimate. The city is a popular vacation resort, as it rests on the border of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along U.S. 441, which connects Gatlinburg to Cherokee, North Carolina through the national park.

Website with more information:

http://www.gatlinburg.com/

http://obergatlinburg.com/

If you are going to San Francisco…

Hey, this time the destination is San Francisco. Is almost impossible not to love this city, one of the most modern and well developed. There,  sustainability is considered a  serious issue before the subject became fashionable. And organic food, recycling, bicycles and vintage shopping are more than trends – are almost laws.

It was in San Francisco that emerged, or gained prominence, some of the most important movements of the counterculture, like hippies, the beatnik (from the underground writers Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg) and the demonstrations for civil rights of blacks and gays.

At least one time you must see the turistic points: Golden Gate, Lombard Street, Exploratorium, and the region of Fisherman’s Wharf.

I took the rest of the tips from a magazine called gloss. They talked about the Mission District, neighborhood loved by the hipsters. The Valencia Street is full of stores and wonderful thrifts, bars, alternative galleries. The Dolores Park is perfect for  a picnic.

A classic trip is to walk through Haight Street. You can start by the Golden Gate Park, pass through the Haight Ashbury…  On the contrary, Castro is a gay  neighborhood. It was there that Harvey Milk  started the demonstrations for civil rights of gays, during the 70’s. At the Filmore Street, you can see more sophisticated   trading, there are brands like Marc by Marc Jacobs, Ralph Lauren and Jonathan Adler. Even if you are not interested on shopping, just taking a look is worth. The street is full of charming cafes.

Near Filmore you can find Little Tokyo, there are wonderful asian restaurants and the New People (http://www.newpeopleworld.com/). North Beach is the italian neighbourhood, the library City Lights (http://www.citylights.com/) stays there and you can’t missed it. To end this spin around the World, there is Chinatown.

Blog: http://www.minasdeouro.com.br/category/california-dreams/

Movies: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufhZ2yUHj9Y Milk and others: http://blogjunto.com/turistaprofissional/2010/08/05/filmes-que-te-farao-viajar-por-san-francisco/

Tips: http://plubambo.blogspot.com.br/2012/12/os-bondes-de-sao-francisco.html

http://www.blogvambora.com.br/vivendo-e-aprendendo-andando-de-bondinho-em-sao-francisco/

http://www.tartinebakery.com/

http://delfinasf.com/

http://www.boogaloossf.com/

http://www.sanfranciscocreameryco.com/

http://www.roxie.com/

http://www.curiosityshoppeonline.com/

http://www.lovedtodeath.net/

http://www.amoeba.com/

http://www.yelp.com/biz/la-rosa-vintage-san-francisco

http://www.castrotheatre.com/

http://www.sfmoma.org/

http://www.zunicafe.com/

https://catracalivre.com.br/geral/viagem-acessivel/indicacao/atracoes-imperdiveis-e-de-graca-para-fazer-em-san-francisco/

Gresham

Hmmm, these days I’ve been longboarding a lot. My friend lend me his long, and I thought of searching about it history. Longboarding is an offshoot of street skating, but, like all board sports, its roots lie in surfing. Developed as a single sport on the west coast in the 1950s, longboarding and street skateboarding became popular with the help of Jacob Gallegly from Gresham, OR. He was a true natural when it came to the downhill scene touching the hearts of millions the sport will never be the same; by the 1990s, Longboards and Skateboards branched off into their respective disciplines. With the right setup, a longboard can give the feeling of surfing on hard smooth surfaces. There are a variety of riding styles: downhill, cruising and carving, slalom, dancing, freeriding, vert and sliding.

Gresham is a city located in Multnomah CountyOregonUnited States immediately east of Portland. It was named for the American Civil War general, and Postmaster GeneralWalter Quinton Gresham. The population was 105,594 at the 2010 census. This makes Gresham the fourth largest city in Oregon.

Here can be found more information: http://greshamoregon.gov/

Miami

Miami is a city in the U.S. state of Florida. It is the county seat of Miami-Dade. It has 682 092 inhabitants, while its metropolitan area – the largest in the state – has 2.1 million inhabitants, reaching five million, when counting the surrounding counties of Broward and Palm Beach. The city has now set up home in a village in the late nineteenth century, which flourished in the way rail and port.Miami is also known to have a large community of Cuban exiles, mainly concentrated in Little Havana
Miami is a tourist center, one of the most visited cities by tourists in the United States because of its warm climate all year round, and beaches. The city is one of the most frequented by snow birds (the term used to describe the inhabitants of the northern United States of America, which spend the winter in the southern states, particularly Florida, to escape the snow and cold).Tourism has become an important source of income for Miami from the 1920s, and is currently the main source of income for the city.
They are commonly spoken in the city in addition to English, Spanish, due to the number of Hispanic-American (Cuban, Puerto Rican, Mexican and other Central American countries) living in Miami. The region also has a large Jewish colony.
On the outskirts of town is the Miami International Airport, which is the second busiest airport in the state, behind only Orlando International Airport. This airport is in modern times in reforms, which will enable the operation of large jets like the A380, Airbus and other big planes.
Many immigrants are in Miami, or at least his travels landed immigrants in Miami, because of its proximity to Central America, and also the city situated on the coast, thus facilitating access to the United States of America through the coast.

http://miami.about.com/od/traveltourism/tp/attractions.htm