5 FUSS-FREE TRAVEL RESOLUTIONS FOR 2019

| January 2, 2019

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Year after year, we conjure lists of travel goals to achieve and places to see. But the problem with these resolutions is that many of them remain unattained (if we are being real honest with ourselves here). We create them with a lot of fuss without even thinking if they are attainable and realistic, and have a place in our new year ahead. So why not keep things plain and simple and start with resolutions that aren’t only possible, but universally applicable.

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The Kanoo family's involvement in air travel goes back to 1937 when the company provided refueling facilities in Bahrain for Imperial Airways seaplanes in route to India and Australia. In 1947 Kanoo Travel became the first IATA agency in the Gulf and has grown into the largest Travel Company in the Middle East. Today, Kanoo Travel is the largest Travel Company in the Middle East, with a team of travel specialists, operating a network of over 140 offices in the region, and through a global network of world class travel partners. Kanoo Travel provides the most comprehensive and specialized services in the travel industry with unmatched quality awards and achievements that guarantees the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

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