Vacation

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Vacation

A period of time during which one ordinarily would work but does not, normally to engage in some pleasure. One may spend a vacation traveling, relaxing or simply organizing one's personal life. Many companies offer paid vacation time to employees after a certain period of employment. Some jurisdictions require paid vacations.
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Millennium Resort Mussanah is also offering two staycation packages for this holiday.
5billion is spent on UK staycations every year, with the Welsh spending PS536 per party on average.
Get an additional 15% off on the Mamma Mia Italian Menus in Restaurant Tapenade if you avail of the Mother's Day weekend staycation.
but having your minutes mapped out will give your staycation some structure.
The secret is you're supposed to treat these staycations like normal holidays.
But the thought of a full-length staycation seems much less grim than it did a few hours ago.
If you want to host a brilliant break for your friends, now is the time to invest in a new CSL sofa bed to give you the space to fit all your friends in comfortably and add a five star feel to your staycation.
I think everybody is recognizing the fact that for the past couple of years, people have been heading in the staycation direction," says Sara Toliver, president of the Ogden/Weber Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Melbourne, January 24 (ANI): Words of informal usage such as tweet, media punking, staycation, noob and blag have been put up by Macquarie Dictionary to compete for the title of the word of 2009.
The dictionary defines a staycation as "a vacation spent at home or nearby.
After hearing Jennifer Johnson's ideas about vacations (page 6) and reading about several hotel's green-initiatives (page 8), I wondered, "Can a staycation positively affect our health (body, mind and spirit), too, and can we 'vacation' green, even if our homes can't compete with the solar offerings of coo-hotels?
TOURISM OFFICIALS ARE promoting a new concept--the staycation.