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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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Building on the growth and evolution of travel, Effortless Vacations combines the best practices of the luxury travel planner, destination club and luxury resort industries.
In addition to Olivia, two gay-male--focused companies, RSVP Vacations and Atlantis Events, have perhaps the highest media profile, while vacations including everything from white-water rafting to intimate five-star comfort journeys are also being offered by Above and Beyond, Toto Tours, Coda Tours, Alyson Adventures, Gayjet, Q7C, Venture Out, Pride International, DavidTours [see page 39], and other companies.
After the first few vacations, the pros and cons of the retreat house were discussed.
Under its vacation policy, employees accrued vacation days during a particular year and then could take paid vacation during the following year.
6(g) on "Frige Benefits," which includes the cost of vacations that are allowable if reasonable and consistent with the use of CAS 408.
Martin Hood, AEIS vice president of sales, consumer promotions and Paul Adreani, SVC vice president of operations will present a case study of Shell Vacations Club's dynamic point-based loyalty reward program.
aspx for a complete listing of participating resorts and destinations, as well as information on other value-added Continental Airlines Vacations promotions.
In addition to offering travel agents a great consumer incentive to drive early 2007 sales, Delta Vacations also pays up to 15% commission on all Europe and Costa Rica bookings.
Delta Vacations offers one of the most extensive ski products in the vacation package industry.
Its focus is providing luxury personal travel products such as cruises, European tours and all-inclusive vacations.
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Of perhaps greater importance than performance increase, however, is the conclusive data demonstrating that vacations result in improved health, sleep and healing," said Dr.