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Location, Location, Location!

Hawaii, it’s time for your close up. Actors may score the accolades at the Oscars (they’re this Sunday!), but there are landscapes with as much presence and compelling beauty as any star. The Kauai of The Descendants is a prime example. Who doesn’t want to step through the celluloid and walk in George Clooney’s shoes…

To many, it’s no surprise that Hollywood-hit Slumdog Millionaire took home eight Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director. But who knew it would boost tourism in and around Mumbai, a city whose tourism industry was hit hard after the 2008 terrorist attacks? “There was a time when most travelers tried to avoid the dicey…