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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Over all the legal neighbourhood there hangs, like some great veil of rust or gigantic cobweb, the idleness and pensiveness of the long vacation. Mr.
Guster is busy in the little drawing-room on this present afternoon in the long vacation, when Mr.
On the present evening of the long vacation, in Cook's Court, Cursitor Street, he does such a powerful stroke of business that the warehouse appears to be quite full when the works cease.
Guppy, who has an inquiring mind in matters of evidence and who has been suffering severely from the lassitude of the long vacation, takes that interest in the case that he enters on a regular cross- examination of the witness, which is found so interesting by the ladies that Mrs.
staySky Vacation Clubs is a membership-based program offering superior vacations worldwide in addition to its own four Orlando, Florida-based resorts: Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa, Hawthorn Suites Lake Buena Vista, staySky Suites-I Drive Orlando, and Enclave Suites.
A recent survey commissioned by Expedia.ca, Canada's leading online travel provider, found 80 per cent of Canadians associate vacations with their overall happiness.
* Americans treat vacations as a luxury rather than a right.
Expedia strongly believes that vacations are an essential part of a healthy work life balance," said Vikram Malhi, General Manager, South and Southeast Asia Expedia India.
The Illusions system that will automate and integrate every aspect of the Go Vacations business including product management, hotel/services contracting, packages and back-to-back series, client profiles and tariff rules, a booking engine, client and supplier documentation, accounts receivables and accounts payables, CRM, logistics and planning modules, as well as Internet booking engines for clients to purchase the entire product range online.
It also claims a change in the time of vacations with June being a desired month for 17% of the Bulgarians this year, in comparison to 11% three years ago.
But there's a problem with vacations, say some, a problem so severe that 200 people will come to Seattle next month to hear from 50 speakers who, though offering different perspectives, all essentially believe the same thing:
Studies show that there are psychological and health benefits of regular vacations. Research by Mina Westman, Ph.D., of Tel Aviv University demonstrates that vacations result in decreased work absenteeism, job stress and burnout.