"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Travel Plans

Welcome to the day before Thanksgiving (here in these United States).  We'll be serving up the usual for our daughter, son (and his future wife) tomorrow.  Today and Friday are always somewhat strange at work.  People seem to disappear early in the afternoon today and a lot of them won't show up Friday.  Add in the fact that the Arkansas-LSU football rivalry is played in Little Rock Friday afternoon and you can understand why! So, postings will likely be a bit light through the weekend.  Things are surprisingly slow, even on the major blogs, this morning.  But, never fear, we'll find some things for ya'!!

Winning Hearts and Minds Here and Abroad

Yesterday the story broke that U.S. RATED WORST FOR TRAVEL The study, conducted by the polling firm RT Strategies for the Discover America Partnership, was intended to help "promote travel to the United States and improve the country's image abroad." Instead it showed the U.S. as rated twice as unfriendly in its procedures as the runner-up: the Middle East and the Asian subcontinent. Over half of [...]

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