Unusual getaways

For most Americans and foreign tourists, NYC, San Fransisco & Las Vegas have it all – glamor, energy and fun activities for travelers of all ages and budgets. Frommers recently identified a different set of cities as surprisingly cool, emerging “hot destinations.” From Glen Canyon to Minneapolis (also recently voted the ‘healthiest US city’) , the top travel destinations 2007 is an ode to the uncommonly remarkable ! Lush scenery, cool climes, cultural enrichment and outdoor adventures abound in America’s hidden treasures!

Global warming, pollution and overcrowding are now a fact of life in many of America’s greatest cities! High prices & long commutes are other bugbears! Green tourism is an idea whose time has come for overburdened tourist ‘escapes’!

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Vijay Dandapani

Co-founder and president of a New York based hotel company for 24 years. Grew the firm to five hotels in Manhattan and also developed a greenfield project at MacArthur airport, New York. Speaker at numerous prestigious forums including Economy Hotels World Asia, Lodging Conference, NYU, Columbia University Real Estate Roundtable, Baruch College's Zicklin School and ALIS. President and ceo of New York City Hotel Association since January 2017.