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Guidance for holidays in September and October around the world!

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Some claim September and October to be one of the best periods to go for holidays. However, do you know where to go to have the best vacation experience?

Wondering when to go where for the best vacation experience in September or October? The weather is optimal in many spots. And do you know the very best thing about taking a vacation at this time of year? Kids are in school, so you're unlikely to encounter the hordes of family travelers who fill popular destinations during summer vacation time. Odds are you will find some of the best fall weather in:

NORTH AMERICA
As summer turns to fall, foliage emerges and trees transform hills into a patchwork of colors. Crisp fall days are perfect for leaf-peeping, the last state fairs of the season, and romance.
Best Resorts for Fall Foliage
New England & Northeast US
Western US
State Fairs
Canada

TROPICAL DESTINATIONS
Yes, much of the Caribbean remains under a hurricane watch during the early autumn months (it's not lifted un…

Hamilton International Airport celebrates the opening of the new Air Cargo Centre

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John C Munro Hamilton International Airport has celebrated the official opening of its new C$12 million Air Cargo Centre.

The Federal and Ontario governments joined with Hamilton’s Municipal Government, TradePort International Corporation and Cargojet Airways to celebrate yesterday's official opening.

Joint funding of the 77,000 square foot facility was announced in January 2013 and will support the expansion of cargo operation at the airport, and stimulate job creation and economic development for the City of Hamilton and greater region.

“We’re thrilled with the new Cargo Centre and look forward to the opportunities it will help facilitate at John C Munro Hamilton International Airport,” said airport president and CEO, Frank Scremin.

“This facility will allow us to maintain Hamilton International Airport’s dominant presence in the overnight express cargo segment in Canada, and create new opportunities to diversify the types of goods that can be processed through the airport.”

During July 4 celebrations DFW handled around one million passengers

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Like all gateways across the US, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is bracing itself for a busy July 4 weekend, with around a million passengers expected to use its facilties between Thursday and Monday night.

Nearly 200,000 passengers passed through DFW yesterday and the figure is expected to be repeated on Monday, making them the busiest travel days of this year's five day holiday period.

To provide a helping hand for newcomers and veteran travellers alike, the airport has re-introduced its Holiday Helpers programme.

The airport assures passengers that DFW employees will be staffing each terminal throughout the day, and will be providing directions, free gifts and a few extra smiles to help bring cheer to the holiday weekend.

The Texas gateway also provided a free porter service in its parking garage yesterday and has pledged to repeat it on Monday, July 6, from 8 am until noon.

In total, DFW is preparing to host 934,000 travellers July 4th weekend, which would represe…