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    NZ TOURISM INDUSTRY INCREASES FOCUS ON SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

    May 17, 2019

    Sustainability – of our communities, our environment, our economy and our visitors – has been placed firmly at the heart of the New Zealand tourism industry’s updated growth framework, released at TRENZ 2019.Tourism 2025 & Beyond – a Sustainable Growth Framework refreshes...

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    THE UNWTO ANNOUNCES AWARDS FOR THE HIGHEST QUALITY BEACHES FOR 2019

    May 17, 2019

    The UNWTO announced the awards for the highest quality beaches for this year, with Greece bagging the second spot in the entire world, behind only Spain.Greece can now boast of having 515 total “Blue Flag” beaches, and it also received praises for quality of fifteen different marinas and...

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    RENOVATION OF DIMBOOLA LIBRARY GOING ON TO BOOST MICE TOURISM

    May 16, 2019

    Work is underway to redevelop the Dimboola Library thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government.Minster for Local Government Adem Somyurek today turned the first sod on the $1.2 million redevelopment, which will see the facility upgraded to better serve the community’s needs.The...

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    MANCHESTER TOURISM IS ON RISE

    May 16, 2019

    Manchester in recent years has welcomed a huge rush of tourists. Presently it considered one of the top tourist destinations in the UK. The popularity of the city shows no signs of decreasing. So, what’s propelling tourism in this northern city? Below, we’ll take a look at some of the to...

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    INTERNATIONAL TOURISM OPERATORS SEE RECORD HIGH IN TURKISH BUSINESS

    May 16, 2019

    Tourism promotion and accommodation activity of operators from across the world saw a record high in May under the cooperation of the Hotel Association of Turkey (TÜROB) and Turkish Airlines (THY).A significant promotional campaign is being carried out by the two institutions, according to a st...

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    CHINESE TOURISTS ARE SKIPPING THE US AMID TRADE WAR AND OPTING FOR DESTINATIONS IN EUROPE

    May 16, 2019

    Chinese tourists are shunning the United States in the midst of trade war and opting for destinations in Europe, said Jane Sun, the chief executive of Ctrip, Asia’s largest online travel platform.During the recent Labor Day holiday earlier this month, the US ranked as the ninth-most popular tr...

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    SAUDI ARABIA LAUNCHES PROGRAMME TO BOOST TOURISM

    May 15, 2019

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is investing in its tourism sector to cater to its increasing flow of tourists, most of whom are travelling to the kingdom for religious reasons. The kingdom has already shifted gears for this Ramadan season, with escalated security and engaging activities on offer.As par...

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    THAILAND IS NOW A MAJOR ATTRACTION FOR HALAL TOURISM

    May 14, 2019

    Thailand’s major revenue earner is tourism, and it has developed its tourism industry to cater for the multicultural tourists that are visiting now.For most visitors, Thailand offers wonderful tropical weather, fascinating culture and history, picturesque countryside, stunning beaches and much...

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    THE UAE HAS STRATEGIC TOURISM INITIATIVES AND INNUMERABLE ATTRACTIONS

    May 14, 2019

    With the help of strategic tourism initiatives and endless attractions, the UAE has strengthened its performance in terms of global tourism in a nice way. This has placed the UAE among the world’s top tourist destinations.The country’s magnetic appeal is also largely due to the year-roun...

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    NUMBER OF TOURISTS VISITING MOROCCO THIS YEAR BETWEEN JANUARY TO MARCH INCREASED BY 4.1%

    May 14, 2019

    As per latest figures from the Moroccan Tourism Observatory, the number of tourists visiting Morocco during the period between January and March 2019 went up by 4.1 percent, totalling 2.506 million tourists.The number of Moroccan expatriates having visited Morocco also increased by more than 5%, whe...

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    ITALY TOURISM PULLS IN NEARLY 40 BILLION IN INTERNATIONAL TRAVELER SPEND

    May 14, 2019

    The positive outcome in 2018  for Italy’s tourism shows an increase of almost 11%, with around 41.7 billion euros spent by international travelers compared to 39.1 billion euros in 2017, with a volume of 25.5 billion euros spent by Italians abroad against the 24.6 billion euros from the p...

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    INDONESIA USES PHINISI TO LURE TOURISTS FROM DUBAI

    May 13, 2019

    A phinisi boat and Lombok architecture were among the highlights of Indonesia's pavilion at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) held in Dubai from April 28 to May 1.In a bid to further promote Indonesian tourism in the United Arab Emirates city, the Tourism Ministry also equipped the 496-square-mete...

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    S CHINA'S HAINAN TO START PILOT CRUISE TOURISM PROJECT

    May 13, 2019

    The ports of Sanya and Haikou on tropical Hainan island will soon be ready to serve Chinese-funded cruises to nowhere, under flags of convenience, amid the growing trend of cruises for leisure.While traditional cruise routes link land destinations, cruises to nowhere trace a unique itinerary without...

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    TOURIST ARRIVALS IN MOROCCO ROSE BY 4.1% IN MARCH 2019

    May 12, 2019

    According to the Moroccan Tourism Observatory’s latest figures, the number of tourists that visited Morocco during the period between January and March 2019 rose by 4.1 percent, totalling 2.506 million tourists.The number of Moroccan expatriates that visited Morocco also increased by more than...

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    ZIMBABWE TOURISM AUTHORITY OPENS ITS NEW OFFICE IN CHINA TO ATTRACT MORE CHINESE TOURISTS

    May 10, 2019

    The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has opened a new tourism office in China as part of its drive to increase the number of visitors travelling from that region to the country. Priscah Mupfumira said that this new initiative will boost tourism in Zimbabwe. It comes at an opportune time when Zimbabw...

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    GROWTH IN MALAYSIAN TOURISM SECTOR TO BE DRIVEN BY CHINESE TOURISTS

    May 10, 2019

    Chinese tourists who have been the key growth driver across Southeast Asia over the past decade will continue to support Malaysian tourism growth, says a Malaysian research house.According to a Malaysian research house Malaysian tourism growth will be supported by the Chinese tourists who are alread...

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    CAIRO INTRODUCES INNOVATIVE TOURISM CAMPAIGN WITH CNN

    May 10, 2019

    The Ministry of Tourism is all set to go for an extended partnership with CNN in a global tourism campaign that highlights a modern Egypt, all over an innovative mix of TV, digital and social media platforms.The new joint venture between CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) and Ministry of Tourism o...

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    PRINCESS CRUISES OPENS ITS 2020-2021 CRUISE TOURISM SEASON

    May 09, 2019

    The west coast’s leading cruise line, Princess Cruises, offers its most robust deployment ever for the upcoming 2020-2021 season, visiting top destinations including Mexico, Hawaii and the California Coast. On sale May 9, 2019, guests will savor diverse experiences from wine tasting in Califor...

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    TURKISH DOMESTIC TOURISM SPENDING INCREASED BY 14 PERCENT YEAR-ON-YEAR IN 2018

    May 09, 2019

    Last year, Turkish domestic tourism spending increased by 14 percent year-on-year, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat).The trip expenditures of domestic tourists reached TL 40.3 billion last year, going up from TL 35.3 billion in 2017.The number of domestic trips with one or mo...

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    TUNISIA EXPECTS 9 MILLION VISITORS BY THE END OF THE ONGOING TOURISM SEASON

    May 09, 2019

    The ministry of tourism indicated that Tunisia expects 9 million visitors by the end of the ongoing tourism season. According to René Trabelsi from the tourism ministry, this forecast is based on good performances in the sector despite challenges experienced by national airline company Tunisa...

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    WITH AN EXPECTED 29 MILLION TOURISTS BY 2030, NETHERLANDS TO STOP PROMOTING TOURISM TO CURB OVERCROWDING

    May 07, 2019

    The Netherlands is set to stop promoting itself as a holiday destination and is even considering more drastic measures, including new taxes and closing down attractions, as it struggles to cope with a tourism boom.Authorities in the country of 17 million people are mulling a new set of recommendatio...

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    SPAIN TO COOPERATE WITH CUBA IN UPDATING TOURISM MODELS

    May 07, 2019

    Visiting Spanish Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism Reyes Maroto said Tuesday the European nation and Cuba are working to improve the management of their tourism models for greater quality and efficiency.Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2019 International Tourism Fair of Cuba, with Spain...

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    DC SETS ANOTHER TOURISM RECORD: ALMOST 22M IN 2018

    May 07, 2019

    The District welcomed 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, according to Destination DC.It’s the ninth consecutive year for setting a visitor record, and that number does not include international tourists. Those numbers are released later this spring.Last year’s domestic visitor count...

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    OFFICIAL CONFIRM THAT ANNUAL TOURISM REVENUE OF IRAN HIT $11.8BN

    May 07, 2019

    During the past Iranian calendar year which started in March 2018, from its tourism, Iran made $11.8 billion, said Ali Asghar Mounesan, head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization.While speaking in a ceremony on Saturday, Mounesan mentioned tourism industry as world&r...

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    PRINCESS CRUISES CONTINUES ACTIVATION OF MEDALLIONCLASS VACATIONS ON SIX MORE SHIPS IN 2020

    May 07, 2019

    Princess Cruises announced the expansion of its MedallionClass Vacations to six additional ships in 2020 – Ruby Princess (January 27), Grand Princess (March 29), Enchanted Princess (June 15), Emerald Princess (August 16), Coral Princess (October 16), and Island Princess (December 20) – b...

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    ON PHILIPPINES TOURISM, FRANCE SEES MAJOR OPPORTUNITIES!

    May 07, 2019

    France has foreseen “huge potential” of the tourism sector of the country as it convened its first tourism joint working group meeting with the Philippines in Manila in April.To quote French Ambassador Nicholas Galey, “France is well aware of the huge potential of the Philippines&r...

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    UKRAINE CULTURAL FESTIVAL IN LEBANON TO COMMENCE ON MAY 8

    May 06, 2019

    Aimed at boosting cultural exchange between Ukraine and Lebanon, the former will launch a cultural festival in Lebanon on May 8 for two weeks, in historic sites in the country, including Beirut, Tripoli, Jbeil, Zahle and Saida.The festival also aims to enhance bilateral ties between the two countrie...

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    SOUTH AFRICA ADVOCATES COLLABORATION TO IMPROVE AFRICAN TOURISM SECTOR

    May 06, 2019

    Africa need to improve the tourism sector through collaboration, South African Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said.Africa should remove hurdles that impede tourism growth and learn from one another’s best practices, Hanekom told the official opening of Africa Travel Indaba in Durban.“We ...

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    GREECE APPOINTS NEW TOURISM MINISTER

    May 06, 2019

    Thanassis Theocharopoulos, leader of the Democratic Left (DIMAR) party in Greece, has been appointed as the country’s new tourism minister, in a ceremony held in Athens at the Presidential Mansion.Elena Kountoura, resigned earlier this week, in order to focus on her campaign for the upcoming E...

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    TO INCREASE CALIFORNIA TOURISM, ETIHAD AIRWAYS PARTNERS WITH VISIT CALIFORNIA

    May 03, 2019

    The contract was declared this week at the Arabian Travel Market in a signing ceremony with Robin Kamark, chief commercial officer Etihad Aviation Group and Caroline Beteta, president & CEO for Visit California.The joint venture between Etihad Airways and Visit California will entail the organiz...

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    PRINCESS CRUISES ANNOUNCES 2020-2021 CARIBBEAN & PANAMA CANAL SEASONS FEATURING NEW SHIPS

    May 03, 2019

    Princess Cruises guests sailing to the islands of the Caribbean Islands or the engineering marvel of the Panama Canal now have a variety of itineraries and cruise ships to choose from with the announcement of the cruise line’s fall 2020 to spring 2021 cruise season.

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    NSW GOVT. LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO BOOST ORANGE TOURISM

    May 02, 2019

    New South Wales government in Australia has kicked off a $262,000 marketing campaign today to inspire a younger emerging crowd of under 35s to visit and explore their sense of adventure while sampling the finer things on offer in Orange.The campaign is being funded by the NSW Government’s Regi...

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    KENYA IS WITNESSING TWICE AS MANY TOURISTS FROM CHINA NOW

    May 02, 2019

    Kenya is witnessing twice as many tourists from China as it used to few years ago with increasing bilateral ties between the two countries.At least 230,500 Chinese nationals visited Kenya, spending nights in various hotels in different parts of the country in 2018.The number is a significant surge f...

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    DUBAI REMAINS CONFIDENT OF ATTRACTING 20 MILLION VISITORS BY 2020

    May 02, 2019

    The government of Dubai remains confident of achieving 20 million visitors by 2020. Visitor numbers to Dubai grew by just 0.8 per cent last year, reaching 15.92 million compared to 15.79 million in 2017.To quote Issam Kazim, the CEO of the Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM)...

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    FEW BRITISH VISITORS ARE SELECTING EU COUNTRIES FOR HOLIDAYS, TRAVEL FIRM EXPLAINS

    May 01, 2019

    The travel firm explains around half 48% of the holidays it sold up until the end of February were to non-EU destinations, up 10% on 2018.In spite of this, the firm says Spain is still a well-liked destination for many.Its findings chime with separate Post Office statistics showing currency sales fo...

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    IN THE UAE, FAMILY TOURISM PACKAGES CONTINUE TO ENJOY AN INCREASE IN POPULARITY

    Apr 30, 2019

    In the UAE, family tourism packages continue to enjoy an increase in popularity, with tourism and hospitality vendors across the UAE focusing on reinforcing the country’s image as a family-friendly destination, as said by experts at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM 2019).Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohamme...

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    THE PHILIPPINES IS NOW AMONG THE WORLD’S TOP AGRI-TOURISM DESTINATIONS

    Apr 30, 2019

    The Philippines is now among the world’s top agri-tourism destinations following the sector’s drive for more revenue streams for farmers.In a statement, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for graduate Study & Research in Agriculture (Searca) said that the country is now at par with ...

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    UAE- ITALY SEES A 22% INCREASE IN VISITORS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST

    Apr 30, 2019

    The cuisine, art, fashion and landscapes of Italy are attracting more visitors from the Middle East in recent years, with figures released today showing visitor numbers increased by 21.97% in 2017 compared to 2016, a rise from 157,000 to nearly 200,000 travellers.The figures were announced during a ...

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    GROWING NUMBER OF FLIGHTS FROM CHINA TO TURKEY BOOSTS TOURISM

    Apr 29, 2019

    As the number of Chinese tourists visiting Turkey has been on the rise again, Chinese airlines are resuming their flights to the country and new ones are entering the Turkish market. The two countries are working to increase the number of tourists to 1 million. The fact that China Southern Airlines,...

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    130K FILIPINO TOURISTS EXPECTED TO VISIT FRANCE THIS YEAR

    Apr 29, 2019

    The French government is seeking to attract at least 130,000 Filipino tourists to its numerous medieval towns and religious destinations by end of 2019.Morad Tayebi, Southeast Asian director for Atout-France, the European nation’s Development Tourism Agency, said Filipino tourists in France re...

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    VIETNAM EYES MORE ON CHINESE TOURISTS TO BOOST TOURISM REVENUE

    Apr 29, 2019

    The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will host a programme to promote Vietnamese tourism in the Chinese cities of Chengdu, Chongqing, and Shenzhen from May 15-24, which will boost travel and tourism in Vietnam from China. The information was released at a regular press conference he...

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    TRAVELSTART LAUNCHES MEDIA HUB AND WELCOMES SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM, NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE

    Apr 29, 2019

    Travelstart today announced the launch of the ‘Travelstart Media Hub’ as the OTA offers a new media division that will support tourism agencies, airlines, cruise companies and related organisations with a platform to promote their brands and services to a global community of travellers.W...

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    CHINA HIGHLIGHTS TOURIST SAFETY IN THAILAND

    Apr 26, 2019

    China has reminded Thailand of the importance of the safety of tourists’ as it endorses the kingdom as a destination for Chinese tourists.On Wednesday, the Chinese consul general in Songkhla Ma Fengchun said that the problem in terms of safety for Chinese tourists taking holidays in Thailand w...

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    IN ORDER TO BOOST TOURISM THAILAND TO PAY DOMESTIC TOURISTS 1500 BAHTS

    Apr 25, 2019

    For years, Thailand has dominated lists of most popular destinations in the world. In 2018, Forbes named Bangkok the most visited city in the world for the third year in a row. With such hype around the country, you’d think it wouldn’t need any more publicity to promote its tourism.But i...

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    IN THE US, VISA WAIVER LEADS TO CONSIDERABLE RISE IN TOURIST ARRIVALS!

    Apr 25, 2019

    Recent statistics from a research done by Amadeus Group shows a major rise in the number of reservations made in the United States, along with Canada, Japan and Australia, the other three countries making the most from the new policy.In the world, Amadeus is one of the 10 largest technology companie...

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    VICTORIA’S TOURISM BOOSTER WHITE NIGHT EVENT TO RETURN IN AUGUST

    Apr 25, 2019

    Victoria’s annual White Night will return to Melbourne across three huge nights in August 2019.The festival’s return from August 22-24 was announced recently by Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events Martin Pakula and Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley. Carlton Gardens, ...

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    VISITORS ARRIVAL INCREASED 40% OVER EASTER, FUELING OVER-TOURISM ISSUE!

    Apr 24, 2019

    Tourist arrivals increased to around 40% during the Easter holiday period, as per the data provided yesterday by immigration authorities, prompting concerns about the capacity of Macau to accommodate the rising visitor number.The four-day holiday period from April 19 to 22 registered under 556,200 v...

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    TOURISM AUSTRALIA LAUNCHES NEW YOUTH CAMPAIGN TO LURE WORKING HOLIDAY MAKERS

    Apr 24, 2019

    Targeting young people who want to combine travel with temporary work, Tourism Australia has launched a new youth campaign under Australia’s Working Holiday Maker program.The campaign seeks to demonstrate how a working holiday in Australia can give young people a point of difference and equip ...

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    QUEENSLAND TOURISM SHINES WITH ONGOING BLEACH* FESTIVAL

    Apr 24, 2019

    Bleach* Festival, the Gold Coast Festival, is underway in Queensland taking place across the City in this month. The program is one of Australia’s leading and most exciting site-specific contemporary arts programs.Quintessentially Gold Coast, Bleach* Festival celebrates the city’s most d...

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    MORE AID INTO TURBO CHARGING TOURISM

    Apr 24, 2019

    The Northern Territory Government has declared a direct $103 million tourism stimulus package to draw greater number of visitors, generate more local jobs and put in more money into the pockets of Territorians.Tourism is a cornerstone of the NT economy, aiding thousands of small as well as medium si...

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    TOKYO ESTABLISHES ‘TOKYO TOURISM REPRESENTATIVES’ TO LURE GLOBAL LEISURE TRAVELLERS

    Apr 24, 2019

    In a bid to promote Tokyo as a premier destination for international leisure travel, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has established “Tokyo Tourism Representatives” in Europe, America, Australia and Asia, the Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau announced.The “Tokyo Tourism Rep...

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    WESTERN AUSTRALIA ATTRACTED RECORD NUMBERS OF INTERSTATE AND INTERNATIONAL VISITORS IN 2018

    Apr 23, 2019

    Record numbers of interstate and international tourists visited Western Australia in 2018, according to results from Tourism Research Australia. Results have also shown spending by out of state visitors is on the rise, up 6.5 per cent to $3.8 billion.The State attracted 2.58 million visitors from ou...

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    MALAYSIA AMONG TOP 10 GLOBAL TOURIST DESTINATIONS IN 2018

    Apr 23, 2019

    With Malaysia maintaining its record as among the top 10 tourist destinations in the world for 2018, the country’s Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Mohamaddin Ketapi said the tourism industry is on the right track.“This shows that Malaysia is on the right track. We are working hard ...

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    CURACAO EXPECTS TO ATTRACT 1 MILLION CRUISE TOURISTS THIS YEAR

    Apr 23, 2019

    Curacao is expecting one million cruise passengers when the 2018-2019 seasons is in full- books, and has a five-year target to hit that seven figure number, according to Raul Manatos, COO of Curacao Ports.The tourism board of Curacao has embraced its unique island experience, adopting the tagline Fe...

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    KENYA DOMESTIC TOURISM BOOSTS WITH CHINESE BUILT RAILWAY SYSTEM

    Apr 23, 2019

    Chinese built railway system is boosting Kenya’s domestic tourism, therefore increasing Keneya’s revenue.Over the years, the domestic transportation system had been a major hindrance for many would-be domestic tourists. But now, with the help of China, the hindrance is removed. For those...

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    TANZANIA TO SPUR TOURISM, DIGITIZES 274 NEW HISTORICAL SITES

    Apr 23, 2019

    A senior official stated that in a bid to boost the national coffers Tanzania has identified and digitized 274 new historical sites in the east African nation.According to Harrison Mwakyembe, Tanzanian Minister for Information, Culture, Arts, and Sports, said that the sites include pre-colonial chie...

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    ETHIOPIA, LAND OF ORIGINS, ON GLOBAL TOP LIST WITH REGARD TO TOURISM GROWTH

    Apr 20, 2019

    Wonderful tourist attractions, unique diplomatic stature and a thriving airline have placed Ethiopia, Land of Origins, on global top list when it comes to tourism growth. As per the WTTC annual review, the country saw the highest tourism growth in the world (48.6%), going past the global average gro...

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    ISRAEL PLACING A LOT OF IMPORTANCE TO TOURISM

    Apr 20, 2019

    The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement [BDS] has taken a particular aim towards Israel’s tourism industry. In Israel, tourism is more than just sun, seashore, and spirituality; it brought in $6 billion in 2018 for Israel’s economy. Tourism is also the geopolitical inhalant that ...

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    PORTUGAL IS NOW SURPASSING SPAIN AS THE FASTEST-GROWING TOURISM MARKET OF EUROPE

    Apr 20, 2019

    Portugal is now surpassing Spain as the fastest-growing tourism market of Europe. However, Portugal is struggling to meet the industry’s steep demands.On Thursday, a bus crash in the Madeiran town of Canico killed at least 29 people, all of them German, and this pointed fingers at the infrastr...

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    BA NA HILLS HAS ADDED A NEW LEASE OF LIFE TO THE TOURISM OF DA NANG

    Apr 20, 2019

    “Ba Na Hills, constructed by Sun Group, created a landmark for tourism of Da Nang, the central region and Vietnam in general,” said Phung Xuan Khanh, director of Tien Phong Travel.At present, Tien Phong Travel conducts three tours to Da Nang, which also take in Ba Na Hills.The visitor nu...

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    COTTAR’S SAFARI SERVICE CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF SHAPING AFRICAN AND WORLD SAFARI TOURISM

    Apr 20, 2019

    Last week, Cottar’s Safari Service celebrated 100 years of shaping African and world safari tourism.Tourism CS Najib Balala Cottar recognized it as a leader in the development of exceptional and niche tourism that is integral to the National Tourism Blueprint 2030.The safari company, launched ...

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    RAIL LINK GIVES A BIG BOOST TO KENYA TOURISM

    Apr 18, 2019

    $3.8 billion line is largest investment since country's independence in 1963Sarah Kabu, the managing director of a travel company in Nairobi, is ebullient about Kenya's Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway.Passenger demand for the railway, also known as the Madaraka Express, has surged for...

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    MANATEE TOURISM DIRECTOR TOUTS ECONOMIC IMPACT OF 3.1 MILLION VISITORS

    Apr 18, 2019

    They may add to the seasonal traffic and the waiting lines at restaurants. Yet they also contribute $1.3 billion annually to Manatee County’s economy while paying $54.4 million in sales taxes.On Wednesday, Elliott Falcione, executive director of the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Burea...

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    QANTAS TO LAUNCHE FLIGHTS TO SAPPORO

    Apr 18, 2019

    Qantas will launch new direct seasonal flights between Sydney and Sapporo, meeting a growing demand from Australians wanting to travel to the popular Japanese ski holiday destination.To coincide with the peak ski season, Qantas will fly three times per week to Sapporo’s New Chitose Airport bet...

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    OMAN CRUISE TOURISM EXPECTS TO WELCOME 220,000 TOURISTS IN 2019

    Apr 18, 2019

    Cruise tourism in Oman is on rise. The international cruises visiting Oman during the year 2018-2019 has reached to 298 which is a rapid increase of 106 compared to the previous year 2017-2018. The number of national and international based cruise ships that arrived at Sultan Qaboos Port was 147 shi...

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    WITH TWO MAJOR SPORTING EVENTS, JAPAN EXPECTS TO SEE A BOOM IN TOURISM

    Apr 18, 2019

    In Kyoto, the traditional retail market is overrun by foreign tourists, many of them eating skewered shrimp and other local delicacies as they stroll, making it difficult for daily shoppers to carry on their business. Posters saying “No Eating While Walking” can be found everywhere, but ...

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    GREECE BOOSTS ITS TOURISM BRAND

    Apr 17, 2019

    Diving around Patmos, climbing on Kalymnos, rafting on the Arachthos River, windsurfing off Paros, walking through mastic groves on Chios. An increasing number of international travelers are ditching their all-inclusive bracelets in search of fresh and more authentic experiences, and for those looki...

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    NEW MEXICAN CAMPAIGN TO DRAW MORE CHINESE TOURISTS

    Apr 17, 2019

    Mexico intends to launch its latest tourism campaign, called “Knocking at the Door”, mainly to attract more Chinese tourists, the country’s Tourism Ministry said on Sunday.The idea is to focus on countries with large tourism markets, such as China, and improve Mexico’s standi...

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    ETHIOPIA RECORDS HIGHEST TOURISM GROWTH, REVEALS WORLD TRAVEL AND TOURISM COUNCIL

    Apr 16, 2019

    The World Travel and Tourism Council's (WTTC) annual review ranks Ethiopia top-scoring country in the world in tourism growth in 2018.The east African country saw the highest tourism growth in the world (48.6%), surpassing the global average growth rate of 3.9 percent and the African average of ...

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    VIETNAMESE TOURISM TO BE PROMOTED IN CHINESE CITIES

    Apr 16, 2019

    The information was released at a regular press conference held by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST) in Hanoi on April 17.The activities are expected to feature the participation of around 300 travel businesses, airlines and representatives of tourism management agencies from Vietn...

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    CRUISE TOURISM ON RISE IN OMAN

    Apr 16, 2019

    The Ministry of Tourism in Oman is making efforts to attract tourist cruise ships to visit Oman. Cruise ships visiting Oman’s port during the year 2018-2019 has reached to 298, showing an increase of 106 compared to the year 2017-2018. While the number of cruise ships that arrived at Sultan Qa...

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    KYRGYZSTAN HOSTS OVER 3 MILLION FOREIGN TOURISTS

    Apr 16, 2019

    Kyrgyzstan has a unique potential for travel and recreation of visiting tourists.About 7 million foreigners, with more than half of them being tourists, visited Kyrgyzstan in 2018, announced the Deputy Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism, the director of the tourism department, Maksat Damir...

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    LARGEST TRAVEL MANAGEMENT FIRM IN UK ACCEPTS BITCOIN

    Apr 16, 2019

    Corporate Traveller, the largest travel management firm in the United Kingdom, is now accepting Bitcoin (BTC) for payments, according to a press release on April 15.A newly announced partnership with crypto payments company BitPay will allow Corporate Traveller — which provides business travel...

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    TOURISM IRELAND LEADS SALES MISSION TO THE US

    Apr 16, 2019

    Tourism Ireland is leading a delegation of Irish tourism companies on a sales blitz in the US this week, meeting, and doing business with, hundreds of travel professionals in Chicago, Dallas and Boston.The schedule includes a B2B event in each city, with an interactive presentation showcasing Irelan...

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    ROMANIA, GEORGIA SEEKS MORE TOURISM COOPERATION

    Apr 16, 2019

    To speed up the promotion of bilateral tourism, Romania and Georgia agreed on Monday to speed up the promotion of bilateral tourism development by tapping the potential of cooperation between the two countries.Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said in a joint statement with her visiting Georgi...

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    TURKEY TOURISM AIMS FOR 50 MILLION TOURISTS AND $35 BILLION REVENUE IN 2019

    Apr 16, 2019

    Turkey tourism has set new goals. They are aiming for 50 million tourists and U.S. dollars 35 billion in tourism revenue in 2019, with the help of the soon-to-be-announced Tourism Master Plan and Tourism Development Fund. It will be prepared within the scope of the “New Economy Program Structu...

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    KOREAN AIR LAUNCHES FLIGHTS TO BOSTON, USA

    Apr 15, 2019

    Korean Air has launched non-stop flights between Boston and Seoul.The new Boston flights, along with Minneapolis/St. Paul-Seoul and Seattle-Osaka services that Delta is launching, are the first additions to the joint venture’s Transpacific network since the two carriers launched their partners...

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    UK AND IRELAND SEE TWO MILLION CRUISE PASSENGER DEPARTURES FOR FIRST TIME

    Apr 15, 2019

    Cruise Lines International Association has announced that the number of ocean cruises taken by UK and Irish passengers last year reached over two million for the first time.The UK and Ireland cruise industry hit a record 2,009,000 in 2018, surpassing the two million mark a year earlier than predicte...

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    FRANCE IS STILL THE WORLD'S MOST VISITED COUNTRY

    Apr 15, 2019

    According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights foreign tourists spent in the country’s hotels, campsites and youth hostels reached 438.2 million, global travel website link, eTurbo News is reporting.This marks an increase of nine million visitors agains...

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    ITALIAN EXHIBITION GROUP LAUNCHES KEY WORDS FOR THE 2020 TOURISM INDUSTRY

    Apr 15, 2019

    Active food and wine tourism, the quality of life, the search for beauty and creativity: the combination of ingredients on which tourists increasingly base their choice of vacation will be at the center of the 2019 expo showcase of TTG Experience, SIA Hospitality Design e SUN Beach&Outdoor Style...

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    AMAWATERWAYS WELCOMES AMADOURO, CELEBRATES INAUGURAL VOYAGE

    Apr 13, 2019

    AmaWaterways today christened its newest river cruise ship, AmaDouro, with a festive ceremony in Porto, Portugal. The christening put the final touch on AmaDouro’s inaugural sailing – which began in Porto and returned today for the special evening event hosted by AmaWaterways co-founders...

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    CLIA: 28.5 MILLION PASSENGERS WENT ON CRUISE IN 2018

    Apr 13, 2019

    In 2018,  28.5 million passengers went on a cruise, marking a 6.7% increase from 2017, as per new figures released from the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). The CLIA research also showed that North American travellers in particular helped to enhance the global cruise business. The...

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    OTTAWA TOURISM INTRODUCES THINKOTTAWA PROGRAM

    Apr 12, 2019

    Ottawa Tourism, Shaw Centre and Invest Ottawa are partnering to introduce a program to attract more conferences and conventions to the capital city of Canada, with the help of the local ambassadors. Besides, attracting potential ambassadors, the ThinkOttawa program also provides several solutions an...

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    JAPAN TOURISM FLOURISH AS CHERRY TREES ATTRACT VISITORS WORLDWIDE

    Apr 12, 2019

    In Japanese, there’s a popular saying: dumplings over blossoms – which means substance is better than beauty.However, that might sell short the phenomenon of cherry-blossom season in Japan. In the course of couple of weeks, cherry trees all over the country break open and bloom, painting...

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    CHINA AND CROATIA TO ENHANCE CULTURAL AND TOURISM COOPERATION

    Apr 12, 2019

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said Wednesday that the two countries will enhance cultural and tourism cooperation.Li and Plenkovic made the remarks when speaking at the opening ceremony of the Year of Tourism between China and Croatia.Congratulating the two ...

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    THE RISE OF ADVENTURE TOURISM IN MAURITIUS

    Apr 12, 2019

    In 2017, Mauritius attracted over 1.34 million tourists, according to the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority.While French and Canadian tourists make up the bulk of visitors to the country, tourists are now coming from Russia, China and India too.Summer is the peak season for tourism, and there is...

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    TO PERK UP COMMUNITY TOURISM, BARTLETT COMMITS $300M!

    Apr 12, 2019

    Community Tourism island wide, will get a major boost up following the commitment of around $300 million by Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett.The Tourism Ministry explained that the money will be distributed to 63 communities all over the country to have small events and activities that would lure...

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    MACAO TO HOLD INT'L TRAVEL INDUSTRY EXPO

    Apr 11, 2019

    The Seventh Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo will open in Macao on April 26 with further expanded scale, the special administrative region (SAR)'s tourism office said on Tuesday.Macao Government Tourism Office Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes told the press that the Outline Dev...

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    MACAO TO HOLD INT'L TRAVEL INDUSTRY EXPO

    Apr 11, 2019

    The Seventh Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo will open in Macao on April 26 with further expanded scale, the special administrative region (SAR)'s tourism office said on Tuesday.Macao Government Tourism Office Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes told the press that the Outline Dev...

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    MINISTER POINTED OUT IN 2018, TOURISM GROWTH RATE IN EGYPT REACHED 16.5 PERCENT!

    Apr 11, 2019

    On Monday, the Egyptian Tourism Minister, Rania al-Mashat explained that the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) carried on a research revealing that the growth rate of Egypt tourism reached 16.5% last year.In the report on the sidelines of her Jordan visit for the World Economic Forum in the Mi...

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    TRAVEL AND TOURISM SECTOR WITNESSES RECORD GROWTH IN 2018

    Apr 11, 2019

    In 2018, the travel and tourism sector witnessed record growth, going up to $8.8 trillion from $8.3 trillion in 2017. Tourism has made immense contributions to the world’s combined gross domestic product, supporting 319 million jobs.A WTTC report said that travel and tourism generated 10.4% of...

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    CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR PROMOTES TOURISM IN CENTRAL AMERICA

    Apr 11, 2019

    California Governor Gavin Newsom is promoting tourism in Central America as a way to solve some of the region’s greater problems, including gang violence and migrant caravans.According to a report in the Sacramento Bee, Newsom traveled to El Salvador to meet with a group of Salvadoran entrepre...

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    CRUISE TOURISM IS ONE OF THE FASTEST IN TOURISM DEVELOPMENT

    Apr 10, 2019

    Cruise tourism in Asia is one of the fastest-growing sectors in tourism development. The number of passengers increased by an estimated annual average of 33%, going up from 775,000 in 2012 to nearly 4.26m in 2018.In order to capture the opportunities from the growing Asian cruise market, Asia Cruise...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16611661

    NORTHSTAR TRAVEL GROUP ACQUIRING THREE PREMIER U.K. EVENTS

    Apr 10, 2019

    Northstar is buying the Business Travel Show, The Meetings Show and Travel Technology Europe. The transaction is expected to close at the end of April. The Business Travel Show is Europe's largest corporate travel event with more than 9,000 attendees, including 220 exhibiting companies and 500 h...

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    TOURISM IRELAND TO FOCUS ON CHINESE MARKET

    Apr 10, 2019

    The Irish tourism body is to focus on China, as a record 26 Irish tourism companies will travel there next month.It is part of Tourism Ireland's 2019 sales mission across four major cities.The event, which runs from May 6th to 10th, will target top Chinese travel agents and tour operators, throu...

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    FLOWER TOURS ATTRACTING TOURISTS IN XINJIANG

    Apr 10, 2019

    Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is attracting tourists in large number  as flowers there are in full bloom.Wang Ziyang, whose tourism company runs tours to a scenic area featuring apricot flowers in Xinyuan County mentioned that they received more than 10,000 tourists d...

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    FLIGHT CENTRE MAKES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN THE UPSIDE TRAVEL COMPANY

    Apr 09, 2019

    Flight Centre Group continues to strengthen its rapidly growing global corporate travel business, announcing a strategic investment in The Upside Travel Company (“Upside”), the corporate travel company launched in 2017 by Priceline founder Jay Walker. FLT’s investment is for a 25 p...

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    PONANT ANNOUNCES 2020 WORLD AFFAIRS CRUISE IN THE BALTIC SEA

    Apr 09, 2019

    Ponant has announced a compelling World Affairs Cruise in the Baltic. Scheduled for August 5 to 13, 2020, the eight-night cruise is an offering within Ponant’s Quintessential Collection, a series of cruises that delve deeply into a subject and/or destination. The cruise, aboard the soon-to-lau...

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    SPAIN WELCOMES 10,178,169 CRUISE PASSENGERS IN 2018

    Apr 09, 2019

    The ports in Spain have registered some 10,178,169 cruise passengers in 2018, posting another year of growth.It is according to the press release, this is sixth straight year of growth dating back to 2012, when the country saw 7.5 million cruise passengers, up from just 400,000 in 1992.Barcelona led...

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    GLOBAL TRAVEL IS BOOMING, CREATING MILLIONS OF JOBS IN THE PROCESS

    Apr 09, 2019

    The travel and tourism sector saw record growth in 2018, up to $8.8 trillion from $8.3 trillion in 2017. It has made huge contributions to the world’s combined gross domestic product and supports 319 million jobs.A report released by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) stated that tr...

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    DUBAI TOURISM ANNOUNCES NEW GCC-WIDE PARTNERSHIP WITH GULF REPS

    Apr 09, 2019

    Dubai Tourism has announced a new GCC-wide partnership with Gulf Reps, one of the region’s travel consultancy agencies, as part of its ongoing drive to attract more visitors from across the Gulf to holiday in the emirate.The partnership will give Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerc...

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    THE SOUTH AFRICAN HALAL TOURISM GETS A MUCH NEEDED BOOST

    Apr 08, 2019

    World renowned property management company Trafalgar has partnered with local business, Tayyib Travel, to launch its first guided travel itinerary specially tailored to the needs and interests of South African Muslim travellers.The first trip will depart after Ramadan on June 19, 2019, for a two-wee...

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    SAUDI ARABIA OPENS UP AS RED SEA PROJECT GETS OFF THE GROUND

    Apr 08, 2019

    In what many see as one of the world's most significant shifts in tourism policy, the traditionally closed Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is opening its borders to non-Muslim leisure travelers as construction begins on its ambitious project to turn some of the last pristine islands and landscapes along...

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    MARRIOTT EXPECTS TO ADD NEARLY 20 PROPERTIES UNDER ITS MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA PORTFOLIO IN 2019

    Apr 08, 2019

    Marriott International today announced it expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its Middle East and Africa portfolio in 2019.Underpinning a strong demand for its diverse brands, the new additions are in line with the company’s expansion plans to add more than 100 new pr...

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    BRITISH BOATING TOURISM IS ON THE RISE, CONTRIBUTES OVER £6 BILLION TO THE ECONOMY

    Apr 07, 2019

    The British marine sector has created close to £6bn in sales from boating related tourism expenditure in 2018, a 65% growth since 2013. In 2018, the average boating and watersport tourist spent just over £47 a day for fun out on the water, an increase from £45.70 in 2013. Londoners...

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    FOUR SEASONS RESORT NEVIS UNVEILS FIVE REDESIGNED SUITE CATEGORIES

    Apr 06, 2019

    Guests at the newly enhanced Four Seasons Resort Nevis have even more reason to book one of the Resort’s luxury accommodations with the addition of seven new suites and two new suite categories. As part of the recently completed enhancement project’s first phase, these new suites incorpo...

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    ‘BEAUTIFUL IN MY EYES', GOVERNMENTAL CAMPAIGN TO BOOST TOURISM IN EGYPT

    Apr 05, 2019

    Egypt’s Cabinet Media office launched on Wednesday a campaign named "beautiful in my eyes" to publish pictures of Egypt’s prominent sites and historical locations to boost tourism in the country. This is not the first campaign launched by the government to boost Egyptian touris...

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    TOURISM REVENUES RISE BY 36.7% IN 1ST HALF OF 2019: CBE’S REPORT

    Apr 05, 2019

    The surplus in the services balance rose by 36.7 percent to $7.3 billion from $5.3 billion and the surplus in the travel balance increased to $5.4 billion from $3.8 billion, according to the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE). According to a report released by the World Tourism and Travel Council in March,...

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    TOURISM IRELAND PARTNERS WITH LUXURY RETAILER NEIMAN MARCUS IN DALLAS

    Apr 05, 2019

    Tourism Ireland is partnering with US luxury retailer Neiman Marcus, in its new ‘The Art of Travel’ campaign.As part of the promotion, Tourism Ireland hosted two events in the luxury retailer’s NorthPark Store, outside Dallas. The aim of both events was to highlight the island of I...

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    BRIT VISITORS TOP THE CHART WITH 35 PERCENT INCREASE IN INTERNATIONAL TOURISM IN MURCIA

    Apr 05, 2019

    The complete breakdown of statistics in terms of international tourism in Spain in February, which was reported by the central statistics unit of the government on Tuesday highlights visitors number to the Region of Murcia has reached a record height for the second time of the year.For February 2018...

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    AUSTRALIAN TOURISTS BORED WITH BALI LOOK TO ENJOY INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS IN SRI LANKA

    Apr 04, 2019

    A growing number of Australians are shunning Bali and Thailand in favour of holidaying in Sri Lanka, according to a Sri Lankan tourism operator.Rahula Perera has been operating wildlife tours in Sri Lanka and is currently in central Queensland, along with three other Sri Lankans and about 70 delegat...

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    MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES 40BY2020 VISION IN ASIA-PACIFIC

    Apr 04, 2019

    From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision – an aggressive target to have 1000 hotels open by the end of 2020. This vision also could create up to 50,000 more jo...

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    ATM 2019: EGYPT TO WELCOME GROWTH IN MIDDLE EASTERN TOURISM

    Apr 04, 2019

    Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50 per cent from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million in 2022, with visitors from Saudi Arabia driving this growth, according to data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2019.While arrivals from Europe are expected to be the larges...

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    SPAIN SEES LARGEST NUMBER OF UK VISITORS IN 2018

    Apr 04, 2019

    In February, Spain saw a surge in British visitors. 20% of all international tourist spending in Spain was by visitors from the UK. Number of visitors from abroad increased by 9.7% last year compared to 2017.Total amount spent by foreign visitors in Spain went up by 11.4% during the entire last year...

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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=16131613

    LOMBOK TOURISM YET TO RECOVER FROM 2018 EARTHQUAKE

    Apr 03, 2019

    The tourism industry in West Nusa Tenggara, the abode of the popular tourism destination, Lombok has yet to recover following a devastating earthquake that happened in 2018. The tourism infrastructure.The tourist industry in West Nusa Tenggara – home to popular tourist destination Lombok &ndas...

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    JAMAICA WITNESSES A RECORD-BREAKING WINTER TOURISM SEASON

    Apr 03, 2019

    Jamaica witnessed a record-breaking winter tourism season, as per estimates from the country’s Ministry of Tourism.Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said that the island is estimated to have welcomed around 900,000 stopover visitors this winter, which is supposed to be the highest figur...

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    SLEMAN SEEKS TO WELCOME 10 MILLION TOURISTS THIS YEAR

    Apr 03, 2019

    Sleman regency in Yogyakarta has set a target of 10 million domestic and foreign tourist arrivals this year.Sleman Tourism Agency head Sudarningsih said she was confident the administration would meet and even surpass the number as it had achieved last year’s target of 8 million arrivals.&ldqu...

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    MANHATTAN'S NEW ARTS SPACE THE SHED OPENING ON APRIL 5

    Apr 02, 2019

    Artists like Gerhard Richter, Trisha Donnelly and Steve McQueen will show commissions at the $475 million arts center in the Hudson Yards neighborhood.For its inaugural season, the 200,000-square-foot arts space -- designed by the firms Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group -- has commissioned...

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    MAINE IS ALL SET TO WELCOME BOOM IN TOURISM WITH FOREIGN WORKERS

    Apr 02, 2019

    The tourism-related businesses in Maine are getting this season some of the much-needed help.To fill in seasonal jobs, the Department of Homeland Security declared that 30,000 more H2B visas will be offered to the employers across the country.It’s kind of welcome news for the owner of Patten G...

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    THE BIRTH PLACE OF JIMMY CLIFF TO TURN INTO A KEY TOURIST ATTRACTION IN JAMAICA

    Apr 02, 2019

    Hon Edmund Bartlett, the Jamaican Tourism Minister, has expressed plans to completely develop the community of Somerton in St. James, where Jimmy Cliff, a cultural icon was born, into a prime tourism attraction.To quote Bartlett, “The town of Somerton holds the rich cultural history of some of...

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    TOURISM EXPERTS LOOK FOR EFFECTIVE REGULATION

    Apr 02, 2019

    As nations worldwide look for earning foreign exchange via sundry cultural heritage, tourism experts have noted dearth of favorable legal framework as the main missing link to propel the required change in the sector.They emphasized optimism that the industry is competent of perking up a competitive...

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    TOURISM AUSTRALIA CLAIMS THAT A NEW AGE OF HOTEL DEVELOPMENT IS ON THE RISE

    Apr 01, 2019

    Tourism Australia has emphasized the consequences of extraordinary levels of investment in hotels that has taken in all the prime cities in Australia in recent years. Tourism Australia in this ‘new era of hotel development in Australia’ keeps a tab on the rise of lifestyle and boutique h...

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    MODERN ART MUSEUM TO OPEN IN ESKIŞEHIR, TURKEY

    Apr 01, 2019

    Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM) is slated to open in Eskişehir, a university town on the high-speed railway line between Istanbul and Ankara.Japanese architecture firm Kengo Kuma and Associates, also behind the new V&A Dundee museum in Scotland, has been commissioned to design the building. The a...

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    CUBA HAS PLANS TO BUILD AROUND 3805 HOTEL ROOMS THIS YEAR

    Apr 01, 2019

    As part of an ambitious Ministry of Tourism (Mintur) development plan through 2030, this year around 3,805 hotel rooms should be completed across Cuba, with another 5,000 to be renovated and improved.Currently, according to José R. Daniel Alonso, Mintur’s general director of development...

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    AMERICAN AIRLINES BOOSTS OPERATIONS ON NEW DUBROVNIK ROUTE

    Apr 01, 2019

    Most of you are already aware by now that American Airlines will connect Croatia and the United States for the first time in 28 years. Namely, the Oneworld member will join Philadelphia and Dubrovnik seasonally, from June 7 to September 27, 2019. As AvioRadar exclusively reports, in addition to the ...

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    PRINCESS CRUISES INTRODUCES 2021 WORLD CRUISE ROUTE FOR ITS PASSENGERS

    Mar 29, 2019

    For more than two decades, Princess Cruises has been taking guests to iconic and off-the-beaten-path global destinations on annual World Cruises, offering the ultimate bucket-list vacation. The cruise line today announced its most robust 2021 World Cruise itinerary ever with more ports and countries...

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    THAILAND WITNESSES MORE THAN 7 MILLION VISITOR ARRIVALS IN THE FIRST TWO MONTHS OF THIS YEAR

    Mar 29, 2019

    In the first two months of this year, Thailand witnessed more than 7 million visitor arrivals according to data by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports website.There were 7,291,494 visits up 2.53% for January and February.Visitor arrivals are based on an Immigration Bureau head count of travellers ent...

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    SA TOURISM DEPT TARGETS UAE TO ATTRACT INVESTMENTS

    Mar 29, 2019

    The South African Department of Tourism held an invitation-only Tourism Investment Seminar in Dubai on March 27th, 2019, at the Palace Downtown Hotel, to promote the country as a mature market for tourism investment among UAE investors. The event is part of an ongoing initiative by the South African...

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    KOMODO ISLAND TO BE CLOSED IN JANUARY 2020

    Mar 29, 2019

    Komodo Island will be closed to the public starting January 2020, officials have said.“The meeting concluded that Komodo Island will be closed in January 2020,” East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) administration spokesperson Marius Jelamu said on Friday as quoted by tempo.co.The closure was trigger...

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    ZANZIBAR TOURISM SHOW TO BE HELD IN SEPTEMBER

    Mar 28, 2019

    Zanzibar is organizing a second premier exhibition, Zanzibar Tourism Show,  in September 2019, after successfully conducting the first international show last year.This year it will be scheduled between September 26 and 28 and an organisjng committee will look after the preparation. During the ...

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    DUSIT INTERNATIONAL CONTINUES PHILIPPINES EXPANSION WITH NEW HOTELS IN MACTAN AND DAVAO

    Mar 28, 2019

    Dusit International is set to expand its presence in the Philippines this month with two hotels opening over two days – each offering special opening rates.On 29 March 2019, Dusit will open the five-star Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu in a beachside location on the scenic Punta Engano peninsula of Ma...

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    NEW ZEALAND STRENGTHENS BORDER SECURITY WITH NEW TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

    Mar 28, 2019

    New Zealand has announced new travel requirements to better screen those visiting the country.NZ’s immigration bureau will implement a new tourism entry approval process that involves an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) form as well as a new tax named the International Visitor Conservation an...

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    HIDDEN TOURISM COSTS NEED TO BE ADDRESSED WITH NEW SOLUTIONS

    Mar 28, 2019

    A recent report says that there are hidden costs in tourism that urgently need to be addressed with new solutions. The report also named South-east Asia among the regions that are most vulnerable to such “invisible burdens”.Failing to do so would put ecosystems, cultural wonders and comm...

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    ISRAELIS UNVEIL 'WORLD'S LONGEST SALT CAVE'

    Mar 28, 2019

    Israeli cave explorers said Thursday that a salt cave with striking stalactites near the Dead Sea is the world's longest, beating the record-holder in Iran.The cave named Malham, stretching over 10 kilometres (6.25 miles), runs through Mount Sodom, Israel's largest mountain, and spills out t...

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    NEW REPORT URGES DESTINATIONS TO UNCOVER INVISIBLE BURDEN OF TOURISM

    Mar 27, 2019

    A report published today describes how destinations must uncover and account for the hidden costs of tourism, referred to as the “invisible burden”, to protect and manage vital destination assets worldwide. Failing to do so puts ecosystems, cultural wonders, and community life at increas...

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    VISITORS FLOCK TO LONDON ATTRACTIONS

    Mar 27, 2019

    London’s visitor attractions have welcomed 67, 640, 804 people – nearly the equivalent of the total population of the UK, according to statistics released by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) today.The news comes the day after TripAdvisor’s online community hail...

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    TOURIST GUIDES IN SAUDI ARABIA WILL BE TRAINED IN 11 FOREIGN LANGUAGES

    Mar 26, 2019

    As Saudi Arabia carries on with its initiations to expand its tourism sector, the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) has recently declared that it will start training nationals who meet the criteria as tourist guides in 11 internationally recognized foreign languages. As per t...

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    IRAN LOOKS AT BITCOIN TO PROTECT TOURISM FROM US SANCTIONS

    Mar 26, 2019

    Iran is looking at adopting more Bitcoin and cryptocurrency as a way to ensure the flow of much-needed revenue from its tourism industry. This move comes as state officials try to prevent the country’s booming tourism sector from being negatively impacted by the resumption of U.S.-led sanction...

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    ITALY PUTTING GREATER EMPHASIS ON WELCOMING CHINESE TRAVELERS

    Mar 26, 2019

    Tourists from China are greeted with welcoming signs in their own language when they land at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport, which is the largest and most dynamic air hub in Italy.This move is for impressing their Chinese customers. Italian tourism personnel are eyeing greater opportunities in close...

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    SHANGHAI METEOROLOGICAL BUREAU WILL SET UP A REGIONAL TOURISM WEATHER SERVICE CENTER THIS YEAR

    Mar 26, 2019

    For tourists, weather is the prime factor to influence their decision on places they plan to explore.This year, to offer improved weather information for tourists around the Yangtze River Delta region, the Shanghai Meteorological Bureau is prepared to construct a regional tourism weather service cen...

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    NEW REPORT URGES DESTINATIONS TO UNCOVER INVISIBLE BURDEN OF TOURISM

    Mar 26, 2019

    A report published today describes how destinations must uncover and account for the hidden costs of tourism, referred to as the “invisible burden”, to protect and manage vital destination assets worldwide. Failing to do so puts ecosystems, cultural wonders, and community life at increas...

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    EUROPEAN TOURISTS TO ADOPT “WAIT AND SEE” ATTITUDE TO VISITING UK FOLLOWING BREXIT

    Mar 26, 2019

    Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) has delivered some sobering news for the hospitality industry this morning with the publication of its latest UK Hotels Forecast Update. The update shows how trading in the sector has remained “flat”, citing a surge in room supply, slowing global and UK econ...

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    ADVENTURE TRAVEL TO BECOME “GLOBAL DRIVING FORCE” IN CHINESE MARKET

    Mar 26, 2019

    Findings of the ITB China Travel Trends Report has revealed that China is expected to become a global driving force within the adventure travel sector.According to the market survey result from 300 Chinese outbound travel agents, over 52% of the interviewees think Chinese travellers are willing to s...

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    MONGOLIA PROMOTES TOURISM THROUGH FOLK ART FESTIVAL

    Mar 25, 2019

    Between August 9-11 a major folk art festival will be held in Mongolia’s southern province of Dundgovi to bring in more tourist.Tsagaan-Uvgun Bumangerel, head of the province’s department of education, culture and art said that under the auspices of the Mongolian Ministry of Education, C...

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    INCREASE IN BRITISH TRAVELLERS TO JORDAN FOLLOWING LAUNCH OF EASYJET FLIGHT

    Mar 25, 2019

    Jordan welcomed more British travellers than ever before in 2018, with visitor numbers increasing by 21 per cent compared to the same period in 2017.In total 50,449 Brits visited the Middle Eastern destination last year.Growing adventure activities and tours, rapid development in the Red Sea resort ...

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    MINISTRY WANTS ALL DESTINATIONS CERTIFIED FOR SUSTAINABILITY

    Mar 23, 2019

    The Tourism Ministry has plans in store to have all tourist destinations in Indonesia certified for sustainability to become world-class destinations.Tourism Minister Arief Yahya said the ministry’s Sustainable Tourism for Development (STDev) program, based on Ministerial Regulation No. 14/201...

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    HONG KONG TO WELCOME ST. REGIS IN APRIL

    Mar 23, 2019

    St. Regis, a hotel chain known for its Bloody Mary cocktail, is set to open a hotel in Hong Kong this April. Designed by world-renowned architect André Fu, St. Regis Hong Kong will be located in the Wan Chai district, one of Hong Kong’s busiest commercial districts, near the Hong Kong C...

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    GARUDA INDONESIA TO RECRUIT WORKERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

    Mar 22, 2019

    National flagship carrier Garuda Indonesia plans to affiliate with NGOs for the disabled to develop an inclusive human-resource recruitment policy.“We believe that the chance to self-actualize and develop a career is the right of every citizen, which includes those with special needs,” G...

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    TURKEY ATTRACTS AROUND 1 MILLION PEOPLE FOR HEALTH TOURISM LAST YEAR

    Mar 22, 2019

    Last year, Turkey attracted around 1 million people for health tourism.“Thermal tourism contributes to Turkey’s economy with healing waters, as well as seas, rivers and lakes,” said Yavuz Yılık, the head of the Thermal Health and Tourism Association (TESTUD).Yılık stressed that Tur...

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    VUKOVAR WELCOMES YEAR’S FIRST CRUISE SHIP ON FRIDAY

    Mar 22, 2019

    Croatian city, Vukovar welcomes its first cruise ship this year docked in port on Friday, bringing visitors from Great Britain, Ireland and the USA. The Ariana ship was the first of 318 cruise ships expected to visit the eastern Croatian town this year.Deputy Mayor Ivana Mujkic, who welcomed the tou...

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    MELIÁ HO TRAM BEACH RESORT TO BE LAUNCHED IN APRIL

    Mar 22, 2019

    Meliá Hotels International will launch its first property in southern Vietnam Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort in April and fourth for Vietnam.Located close on the beach the 152-room and 61-villa five-star property is within easy reach of Ho Chi Minh City.As a part of the Spanish company&rsq...

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    VIRGIN ATLANTIC TO DEBUT IN SOUTH AMERICA WITH NEW SÃO PAULO ROUTE

    Mar 20, 2019

    Virgin Atlantic will launch flights between London Heathrow and São Paulo, Brazil, in 2020.Flying daily between London Heathrow and São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport, the 11 hr 55 min flight is Virgin Atlantic’s first foray into the South American continent.The airline wi...

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    GLENISTER APPOINTED DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF TOURISM IN JAMAICA

    Mar 20, 2019

    Jamaica director of tourism, Donovan White, has announced the appointment of Camile Glenister to the role of deputy director of tourism, marketing, at the Jamaica Tourist Board.Glenister, a veteran marketing communications professional with 20 years of product, campaign and strategy development and ...

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    ATEC: WELCOME NEWS AS WA INVESTS IN INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MARKETING

    Mar 20, 2019

    ATEC has today welcomed the West Australian Government’s announcement of an additional $9m investment of new marketing money to boost international visitation to the State.“This money will allow Tourism WA to take on strong and tactical marketing campaigns that will engage and convert in...

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    ISRAEL HOTEL INDUSTRY EYES MORE ON LESSER KNOWN DESTINATIONS TO ATTRACT TOURISTS

    Mar 20, 2019

    Israel hotel industry is now looking to invest more on lesser known destinations, setting a new record that was approximately 14 percent more international entries than in 2017, and 42 percent more than in 2016.The number of tourists is poised to grow, and while major cities like Jerusalem, Tel Aviv...

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    SIGNIFICANT VISITOR GROWTH AT GOLF D’HARDELOT AND LE TOUQUET GOLF RESORT

    Mar 20, 2019

    Golf d’Hardelot and Le Touquet Golf Resort on France’s northern coast have reported significant increases in visitors, underpinned by growing business from the UK, Belgium, The Netherlands and Scandinavia.Golf d’Hardelot and Le Touquet Golf Resort, home to France’s No.1 links...

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    BOLIVIA TO HOST WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS LATIN AMERICA GALA CEREMONY 2019

    Mar 20, 2019

    World Travel Awards has revealed that its Latin America Ceremony 2019 will be hosted in La Paz, Bolivia.The event will take place on July 13th.The leading figureheads, decision-makers and influencers of Latin America’s travel and tourism industry are scheduled to attend the ceremony, which wil...

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    U.S. CITIZENS WILL SOON BE ABLE TO VISIT BRAZIL WITHOUT A VISA

    Mar 19, 2019

    The Brazilian government announced this week that it will soon be allowing visa-free entry to any residents of the U.S., Canada, Australia, and Japan.As long as they have a valid passport, visitors will no longer have to apply and pay for a visa to enter Brazil whether they are traveling for busines...

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    SEYCHELLES TOURISM BOARD’S FIRST OF ITS KIND GLOBAL ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN

    Mar 19, 2019

    Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has launched its global advertising campaign film that will be showcased across traditional and digital mediums in the India market. The film is a first of its kind initiative of Seychelles Tourism Board, India Office and is directed and developed by digital content cr...

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    SOUTHERN CHINA TO HAVE AN INDOOR SKI RESORT

    Mar 19, 2019

    The growing popularity of winter sports has led to the establishment of a 75,00 square-meter indoor ski resort on June 15.It is expected that the ski park will be three times the size of the famous Ski Dubai and will have  the capacity to accommodate more than 3,000 people at a  go. The ge...

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    BRAZIL WAIVES VISAS FOR VISITORS FROM U.S., CANADA, AUSTRALIA, JAPAN

    Mar 19, 2019

    The Brazilian government on Monday waived visa requirements for visitors from the United States, Canada, Australia and Japan, a measure to boost tourism that was first temporarily adopted before the Rio Olympics in 2016.

    The exemption published in the government’s official gazet...

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    TO BETTER SELL KZN AS A TOURIST DESTINATION, TKZN HOSTS TOUR OPERATORS

    Mar 19, 2019

    Tourism KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) are hosting 40 tour operators and travel agents from across South Africa and the continent who have customers around the world arrived in Durban yesterday.The agents, mostly from SADC countries, are taking part in the annual “KZN Travel Academy” hosted by Tou...

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    CHINESE TOURISTS PANIC ON VISITING NEW ZEALAND

    Mar 18, 2019

    Majority of the Chinese tourist agencies explained that they have noted obvious drop in bookings to New Zealand after the incident of Christchurch’s mass shooting at the mosques in the midst of growing worries in terms of security of the country on Chinese social media.Wang Huabei, brand depar...

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    MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES THREE-YEAR GROWTH PLAN

    Mar 18, 2019

    Marriott International today will present the company’s three-year growth plan, which includes opening more than 1,700 hotels around the world, at its meeting with institutional investors and security analysts at the New York Marriott Marquis.Marriott will outline its plan to add between 275,0...

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    TURKEY’S EGE PORT EXPECTS TO HOST 195 CRUISE SHIPS WITH 170,000 TOURISTS IN 2019

    Mar 18, 2019

    Ege Port in the Kuşadası region of the Aegean province of Aydın is expected to host 195 cruise ships this year with 170,000 tourists. Ege Port General Manager Aziz Güngör said that the bookings for 2020 in cruise tourism are going well, adding that it is pleasing for the industry to see th...

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    VICTORIA SEEKING NEW WAYS TO GROW ITS TOURISM INDUSTRY

    Mar 18, 2019

    The Andrews Labor Government will look to find new ways to grow tourism and support regional Victoria, through a review into the regional tourism industry. The Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula said tourism was one of regional Victoria’s most important industries, with...

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    TURKISH TOURISM INCREASES HIGH WITH EARLY BOOKINGS FROM RUSSIA

    Mar 18, 2019

    The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced that a 15 percent rise in early reservations to Turkey from Russia.Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy said that Russia has increased its early reservation rate by 15 percent to the Turkish market. There is great excitement in the indu...

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    MOOMIN FAIRYTALE AMUSEMENT PARK OPENS IN SAITAMA PREFECTURE, JAPAN

    Mar 17, 2019

    An amusement park themed on the world of Finland's Moomin fairytale characters opened Saturday in Saitama Prefecture near Tokyo, aiming to attract 1 million visitors a year.The first Moomin-themed amusement park in Japan, based on Tove Jansson's books and comics, is located within a Nordic-c...

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    CEBU HOSTS PATA SUMMIT

    Mar 15, 2019

    Cebu, Philippines will welcome the Pacific Asia Travel Association Annual Summit 2019, 9 to 12 May.Hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, the four-day event will take place in the Radisson Blu hotel Cebu.The summit’s programme highlights a one-day conference under the theme ‘P...

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    CARNIVAL CRUISE, EXPECTING TO BRING 250,000 TOURISTS WILL NO LONGER SAIL TO ANTIGUA

    Mar 14, 2019

    Carnival Cruise has announced that its fleet will no longer be sailing to the island of Antigua, affecting passengers booked for trips on its Breeze, Legend, Magic and Pride ships as of November 2019.The representatives for the cruise line told that the decision was made as Antiguan government offic...

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    OVER THE PERIOD 2018 TO 2023, EUROPEANS EXPECTED TO TRAVEL IN RECORD NUMBERS!

    Mar 14, 2019

    As per the recent data released ahead of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, which is arranged at Dubai World Trade Centre from 28 April – 1 May 2019, over the period 2018 to 2023, arrivals from Europe to the GCC will grow by 29%, motivated by new and direct flight routes, a rising number of mil...

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    SAINT LUCIA EXPECTS 140K CRUISE TOURISTS IN MARCH 2019

    Mar 14, 2019

    Saint Lucia expects to welcome over 140K cruise tourists in March 2019.Between Friday March 1, and Sunday March 3, 2019, twelve cruise vessels including the inaugural call of Crystal Esprit brought an estimated combined capacity of 19,052 travelers to the destination. Expected through March 31, is t...

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    TRAVEL INSURANCE COMPANIES GET CALLS ABOUT BOEING 737 MAX

    Mar 14, 2019

    Travel insurance providers on Wednesday issued guidance as to whether customers impacted by the grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft would be covered by insurance.Allianz Travel Insurance said customers might be covered if their "departure was significantly delayed." That coverage would in...

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    STUDY SHOWS POTENTIAL FOR AGENTS TO SELL MORE ADVENTURE TRAVEL

    Mar 14, 2019

    The vast majority of adventure tour operators work with travel advisors, but less than 30% of their sales come from agents, according to research to be released this week by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA).In comparison, travel agencies represented 64% of total packages sold for tradit...

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    COULD NEW FLIGHTS MAKE ST HELENA AN UNLIKELY MINI-BREAK DESTINATION?

    Mar 14, 2019

    Visitors to Cape Town next winter will have more opportunity to tack on a trip to St Helena, one of the most remote islands in the world and site of Napoleon’s imprisonment after the Battle of Waterloo.The Atlantic outcrop and British Overseas Territory will, in December 2019, welcome a second...

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    CAPE TOWN CONTINUES TO GROW AS TOP LEISURE DESTINATION FOR EUROPEAN TOURISTS - LUFTHANSA

    Mar 14, 2019

    While Johannesburg remains in high demand among corporate business travellers using Lufthansa Group's three key airlines servicing South Africa, the airline is pleased with a 20% jump in Capetonians using its airlines, Dr André Schulz, general manager for the group in Southern Africa, sai...

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    CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE REPORTEDLY CANCELING ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA CALLS

    Mar 13, 2019

    The cruise industry is taking notice after the President of the Antigua and Barbuda Cruise Tourism Association (ABCTA) announced Carnival Cruise Line had canceled several scheduled calls.According to NationNews.com, ABCTA president Nathan Dundas said the cruise line did not provide a reason behind t...

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    REPORT SHOWS AIRFARES FALLING IN APRIL

    Mar 13, 2019

    CWT Solutions Group's bi-monthly Air Trends Report shows fares will fall in April.Published fares showed a sharp increase in the first two months of the year, but the forecast shows that global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop just over 4 percent from February levels to aro...

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    NEW PRIMANTI BROS. RESTAURANT AND BAR NOW SERVING TRAVELERS AT PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

    Mar 13, 2019

    Travelers looking for a taste of Pittsburgh can now experience the legendary Primanti Bros. at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). Primanti Bros. Restaurant and Bar opens today at the airport, bringing its iconic menu to airport travelers for the first time. The restaurant is known for piling fr...

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    ABU DHABI CUTS FEES TO BOOST TOURISM, HOSPITALITY SECTORS

    Mar 12, 2019

    Abu Dhabi has reduced tourism-related fees to help the ailing hospitality sector and attract more visitors as the oil-rich emirate looks to diversify its economy. The Department of Culture & Tourism (DCT) said on Tuesday it has reduced tourism fees from 6 to 3.5 percent, municipal fees from 4 to...

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    SCTDA AIMS TO INCREASE TOURISM ENGAGEMENT IN RUSSIA

    Mar 12, 2019

    Amid an ever-growing number of Russian visitors to Sharjah, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is further boosting its presence in Russia’s tourism sector following the surge in tourist arrivals to the emirate which reached 392, 691 in 2018. SCTDA is promoting the e...

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    OVER $522M IN TOURISM EARNING FOR LAST DECEMBER QUARTER

    Mar 12, 2019

    Fiji’s tourism earnings for the December quarter last year increased by 1.9 percent compared to the same period in 2017.According to the Bureau of Statistics, the earnings stood at over $522 million.When compared to 2017 December quarter, major changes were recorded in earnings by countries.

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    PHILIPPINES AIRLINES HINTS AT SKYTEAM PREFERENCE

    Mar 12, 2019

    With Thai Airways and Singapore Airlines in Star Alliance, there is indeed a great deal of overlap. Furthermore, with Air China, Asiana, ANA, and EVA also in the alliance and serving Manila, the case for PAL joining Star Alliance is a difficult one to make. On the other hand, ANA acquired a 9.5% sta...

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    TOURISM SECTOR IN THE UK GREW BY ONLY 1% LAST YEAR

    Mar 12, 2019

    Last year, the tourism sector grew by one per cent only – contributing 4.2 million jobs in the United Kingdom, which is below the European Union’s (EU) overall average of 2.7 per cent, and the global average of nearly four per cent.However, in spite of the results, the UK still remains t...

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    COUNTRY INN & SUITES BY RADISSON OPENS A REFRESHED HOTEL IN NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

    Mar 12, 2019

    Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson, a leading upper midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, New Orleans I-10 East, LA located at 5801 Read Blvd. The hotel features an updated exterior, refreshed guest rooms and a newly-designed lobby. The hot...

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    HYATT ANNOUNCES PLAN FOR PARK HYATT HOTEL AND RESIDENCES IN PHU QUOC, VIETNAM

    Mar 12, 2019

    Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of BIM Group to develop a 110-key Park Hyatt Phu Quoc hotel as well as 65 residences. Slated to open in 2022, Park Hyatt Phu Quoc will offer discerning travelers a sophisticated resort des...

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    SKY PRINCESS TO FEATURE LA MER RESTAURANT

    Mar 11, 2019

    Princess Cruises will open La Mer, a restaurant by Michelin three-star chef Emmanuel Renaut, on the Sky Princess, a ship launching this October.It will be Princess' first French specialty restaurant for North American guests. Princess will charge a cover of $35 per person. Renaut said the menu w...

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    EXODUS TRAVELS LAUNCHES CHARITABLE VENTURE

    Mar 11, 2019

    Exodus Travels has launched a charity with the aim of using travel to create sustainable change and promote responsible travel.The Exodus Travel Foundation has created a short film with trustee and Olympic gold medallist hockey player Crista Cullen who climbed Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of femal...

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    SWISS TRAINS 'SHOULD HAVE THIRD CLASS TRAVEL OPTION’

    Mar 11, 2019

    A new report on the future of public transport in Switzerland has suggested a cheap, third-class option on the country's trains for people with less money.The report commissioned by the Federal Office of Transport said the move would help the Swiss rail network compete against the rise of long-d...

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    BERLIN WARNS CITIZENS AGAINST TURKISH TRAVEL

    Mar 11, 2019

    On Saturday, Germany updated its travel advisory for citizens visiting Turkey, warning that they could be arrested by expressing opinions displeasing to the administration of the current Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. "It cannot be ruled out […] that the Turkish government will...

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    WINTRY MIX LEADS TO MESSY ROADS FOR SUNDAY TRAVEL

    Mar 10, 2019

    A Winter Weather Advisory was issued for central and western Massachusetts from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Snow showers moved into parts of western Mass, and came down in central Massachusetts around 7 a.m.

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    OFFICIALS STILL RECOMMEND WINTER KITS FOR TRAVEL

    Mar 10, 2019

    Winter is still going strong across the state, and experts saw this weekend as a reminder that a winter kit should be a priority for any who plan on driving in a South Dakota winter.This weekend saw interstate and highway closures in many places statewide, and a winter kit is essential to have in ca...

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    DANANG TARGETS TO DRAW MORE EUROPEAN TOURISTS

    Mar 08, 2019

    This was declared after the Danang Department of Tourism collaborated with Qatar Airways to organize a tour between March 1 and 6 to Danang for all Bulgarian bloggers, influencers and photographers.As per Stilyana Emilova Yonova, a representative of Qatar Airways in Bulgaria, overseas Vietnamese peo...

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    ALLEZ IRLANDE! TOURISM IRELAND CAPITALISES ON SIX NATIONS CLASH TO BOOST TOURISM FROM FRANCE

    Mar 08, 2019

    Tourism Ireland will roll out a major TV advertising campaign in France this weekend – specially timed to coincide with the Ireland v France Six Nations match. Tourism Ireland’s new TV ad – ‘Fill Your Heart With Ireland’ (in French, ‘Au rythme de vos émotio...

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    LARGEST LAKE IN GLACIER NATIONAL PARK FULLY FREEZES OVER

    Mar 08, 2019

    The largest lake in Montana’s Glacier National Park has completely frozen over.The Hungry Horse News reported Thursday that the surface of Lake McDonald in northern Montana is frozen with the exception of some holes about the size of a school bus.The newspaper says the last time the lake froze...

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    DISNEY WORLD HAS A FULL DAY OF FEMINIST FESTIVITIES PLANNED FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

    Mar 08, 2019

    "The Little Mermaid" commended “bright young women.” "The Incredibles" lauded superheroes who refuse to “leave the saving of the world to the men." "Frozen" reminded us that a woman doesn't need a love interest to be a compelling hero. Walt Di...

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    HOTEL EXPERT TIPS UGANDA ON HOW TO BOOST TOURISM

    Mar 08, 2019

    Experienced Kenyan Hotelier Samantha Muna has urged the Government of Uganda to continue funding different Tourism and hospitality forums saying it’s through such forums that Uganda will be able to increase tourist arrivals and guest experiences.Muna, whose career spans three continents &ndash...

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    BAM! EMERIL LAGASSE SPICES UP CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE’S MARDI GRAS WITH FIRST-EVER RESTAURANT AT SEA

    Mar 07, 2019

    Carnival Cruise Line today announced that it has partnered with world-renowned chef and restaurateur Emeril Lagasse on his first-ever seagoing restaurant aboard Carnival’s newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, setting sail in summer 2020.Located in the heart of Mardi Gras’ French ...

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    SECOND CASINO LICENCE FOR THE GOLD COAST

    Mar 07, 2019

    Famed Las Vegas casino Caesars Palace, Hard Rock International and emerging Cambodia-based gaming giant NagaCorp are among the 12 expected bidders for a second casino licence for the Gold Coast.The Palaszczuk Labor government has announced that it has made the plans for an integrated casino resort a...

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    ALASKA AIRLINES LAUNCHES NEW TRAVEL ERA WITH COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS AT PAINE FIELD

    Mar 07, 2019

    Alaska Airlines celebrated a historic, long-awaited moment for Western Washington today with the first commercial flights at Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett. Paine Field is now home to Alaska’s newest destination, and the nation’s newest commercial air terminal. The first...

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    9TH EDITION OF SINGAPORE YACHT SHOW, TO SET SAIL IN APRIL 2019

    Mar 06, 2019

    Asia’s foremost boating and luxury lifestyle event will be held in April 11-14. 2019  at the prestigious ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove. The 9th edition of Asia’s leading yachting event  – Singapore Yacht Show 2019, will have world-leading yachting brands showcase line-up...

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    15% COMMISSION FROM NEW SPANISH TOUR OPERATOR

    Mar 06, 2019

    Over 82 million people visited Spain 2018, setting a new arrival record for the sixth year in a row, according to the National Institute of Statistics. Among the tour operators taking advantage of this surging interest is Hidden in Spain, an award-winning boutique tour operator that offers customiza...

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    ITB BERLIN: GLOBAL HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY GATHERS IN GERMANY

    Mar 06, 2019

    Strong demand from exhibitors and a convention featuring high-ranking international speakers are setting the tone.From today until March 10th, ITB Berlin will again be the tourism industry’s meeting place and must-attend event, devoting itself to innovative and forward-looking trends in the tr...

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    ABU DHABI BREAKS VISITOR NUMBER RECORDS

    Mar 06, 2019

    Abu Dhabi welcomed more than ten million international visitors in 2018, with the emirate also posting figures showing incredible growth over the last three years.The UAE capital, which has witnessed an increase in hotel guests to the emirate of 13.6 per cent since the beginning of 2016, has worked ...

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    JORDANIAN AIRLINES GIVEN GREEN SIGNAL TO RESUME USING SYRIAN AIRSPACE

    Mar 06, 2019

    Jordanian Airlines have been allowed to resume using Syrian airspace for their flights, as per media reports. Jordanian Airlines flights using Syrian airspace were suspended in 2012.Jordan Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission said, it allowed the airlines to resume using Syrian airspace, after they ...

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    THA TEAM TO ENDORSE TOURISM IN GERMANY

    Mar 06, 2019

    Kelvin Charles, Tobago House of Assembly Chief Secretary and Nadine Stewart Phillips, Secretary for Tourism, Culture and Transportation left yesterday for Germany to participate in the Internationale Tourismus Borse (ITB) in Berlin, Germany.



    Charles and Stewart Phillip...

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    BEST TOURIST EXPERIENCE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA NOW GOES ONLINE

    Mar 05, 2019

    Lately, an on-line bundling booking engine that packages the most preferred tourist experiences in South Australia has been introduced by Sightseeing Pass.It lets the travelers to quickly search, review as well as book hundreds of getaways across the state.Sightseeing Pass Australia director Lisa D&...

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    EUROSTAR PASSENGER NUMBERS REACH NEW RECORD

    Mar 05, 2019

    THE number of passengers carried on Eurostar last year hit a new record of 11 million, which was a rise of 7 per cent compared with 2017. Revenue from sales was up by 12 per cent to £989 million – £109 million higher than in 2017, and the unaudited profit is £96.6 million.The...

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    PERU’S LORD OF SIPAN EXHIBITION AIMS TO BOOST TOURIST ARRIVALS

    Mar 05, 2019

    The “Sipan: Northern Peru’s mystery and splendor” exhibition in Panama was inaugurated yesterday by the Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Edgar Vasquez. The exhibition aims to boost tourist arrivals in the Inca country and strengthen international trade.According to the official, ...

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    SOUTHWEST PUTS HAWAII TICKETS ON SALE

    Mar 04, 2019

    Southwest has begun selling tickets for its long-awaited Hawaii service.The carrier’s first Hawaii route, between Oakland and Honolulu, launches as daily service on March 17 and then becomes twice daily on March 24.That service is among four nonstop Hawaii routes. Southwest will commence daily...

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    ANANTARA TO OPEN LUXURY RESORT ON MAURITIUS

    Mar 04, 2019

    Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas will open a new luxury property on the southeastern coast of Mauritius.Scheduled to open in September, the Anantara Mauritius Resort will be located near Blue Bay Marine Park, one of the island's premier snorkeling and diving destinations.The Anantara Mauritiu...

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    CARIBBEAN HURRICANE RECOVERY UNEVEN ACROSS THE REGION

    Mar 04, 2019

    Almost 18 months after two Category 5 hurricanes barreled through the Caribbean in 2017, the islands in their path have recovered in a very uneven fashion, ranging from only 40% of accommodations back online in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to 80% in Puerto Rico. The impact of these delays was ma...

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    THE US SEES LESS VISITORS, BUT NUMBERS ARE EXPECTED TO PICK UP THIS YEAR

    Mar 01, 2019

    Less growth in visitors to the United States is hitting the country considerably.World Travel & Tourism Council research shows that spending by international visitors dropped nearly 1 percent year-over-year to $198.8 billion. It is largely due to a lack of growth in visitors from China, whose do...

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    RUSSIANS VISITING TURKEY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES

    Mar 01, 2019

    The tourism Turkey is all set to attract Russians to the hot springs and medical facilities of the country as part of its push to endorse “wellness tourism” during the winters, Turkish thermal tourism union chief said Wednesday.“Our goal is to host 100,000 Russian tourists in the f...

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    TRAVEL ADVISORS BELIEVE MEXICO IS IMPAIRING ITS OWN TOURISM PROSPECTS

    Mar 01, 2019

    The decision of Mexico to close down almost all operations of the Mexico Tourism Board and shift marketing funds toward the development of infrastructure has left various travel agency groups as well as advisors who sell the destination puzzled. Why would Mexico cut down on tourism marketing support...

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    CALAVERAS COUNTY SEES GOOD TIMES IN TOURISM

    Mar 01, 2019

    Tourism is seeing good times in Calaveras County, according to the latest statistics released by the local visitor’s bureau.Calaveras County Visitor’s Bureau Executive Director Lisa Boulton said that visitor spending in 2017 was $193-million, which is an increase of 2.4-percent from 2016...

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    SEYCHELLES TAKES PART IN BIT 2019 MILAN

    Mar 01, 2019

    The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) had the opportunity to meet up with innumerable travel trade operators from Europe, Asia and America while endorsing the destination at the Bit – International Tourism Exchange (Bit).In Milan from February 10, 2019 to February 12, 2019, the travel exhibition ...

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    PALLADIUM HOTEL GROUP FEATURES INNOVATIVE LUXURY PROPOSALS

    Mar 01, 2019

    Palladium Hotel Group, one of Spain’s leading hotel companies, ended last year on a high note with the announcement of its new brand, BLESS Collection Hotels and the expansion of its TRS Hotels. 2019 will witness the opening of exciting projects, like the first Palladium Hotel on the peninsula...

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    NAKHEEL BEGINS WORK ON INFINITY POOL AT THE PALM TOWER

    Feb 28, 2019

    Master developer Nakheel has started constructing the rooftop infinity swimming pool at The Palm Tower, its 52-storey, luxury hotel and residential complex at the heart of Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.Perched 210 metres above ground and covering 775 square metres, the infinity pool – one of the high...

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    LUXURY TRAVEL IN VIETNAM LAUNCHES NEW BRAND AIMED AT COMMUNITY-BASED ADVENTURE TOURISM

    Feb 28, 2019

    Vietnam-based tour operator Luxury Travel, which is a member of the Lux Group, has launched a new brand aimed at community-based adventure tourism.



    To quote Pham Ha, the president of the Lux Group, “We are constantly coming up with innovative ideas and looking ou...

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    PALLADIUM HOTEL GROUP INVESTS OVER EUR 130M IN EUROPE AND AMERICA

    Feb 28, 2019

    Spanish hospitality company Palladium Hotel Group ended 2018 on a high note with the announcement of its new brand, BLESS Collection Hotels and the expansion of TRS Hotels. This year, the group began with the announcement of new projects, including the opening of the first Palladium Hotel on the Spa...

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    TRUMPS TRAVEL BAN - USA REFUSED 37 000 VISAS IN 2018

    Feb 27, 2019

    The US State Department refused more than 37,000 visa applications in 2018 due to the Trump administration’s travel ban, up from less than 1,000 the previous year when the ban had not fully taken effect, according to agency data released on Tuesday

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    U.S. TRAVEL ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS GETS NEW MEMBERS

    Feb 27, 2019

    Camille Fergusson, the executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) has been elected to the U.S. Travel Association’s Board of Directors as an At-Large Director, the association announced on Thursday.Ferguson, a citizen of the Sitka Tribe of Alaska and a...

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    TOURISM BOARD APPROVES PURCHASE OF TROLLEY

    Feb 27, 2019

    A new-to-Rome trolley is expected to roll into Rome and Floyd County in time for rentals during the Spring and Summer wedding season.Office of Tourism Board of Directors approved the purchase of the used trolley on Wednesday from a business in Baltimore at the cost of $131,900. Tourism Director Lisa...

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    SOUTHWEST AIRLINES GETS FAA APPROVAL FOR HAWAII FLIGHTS

    Feb 27, 2019

    Southwest Airlines said it has received FAA approval to begin its long-awaited Hawaii flights.The airline said it will announce details on ticket sales and inaugural flights in the "coming days.''Southwest CEO Gary Kelly previously said Southwest would start selling tickets within days ...

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    BELGRADE HOSTS THE 41ST INTERNATIONAL FAIR OF TOURISM

    Feb 26, 2019

    FTNNEWS, one of the significant media partners of the 41st International Fair of Tourism, took part in the largest and the most significant tourist event in Serbia as well as Southeast Europe. The event includes 4 exhibitions initiated today at the Belgrade Fair. The Four fairs; the 41st Internation...

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    TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT TO PERK UP THE TOURISM VIETNAM

    Feb 26, 2019

    The day before Mr. Donald Trump, the US President meets up with the North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore in 2018; one phrase was Googled in America more than two million times. They asked: “Where is Singapore?” Government officials stated that the meet up in June, between...

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    CANADA TOURISM EXPERIENCES A RECORD-BREAKING YEAR

    Feb 26, 2019

    In 2018, national marketing organization of Canada declared a second consecutive record-breaking year with 21.13 million travelers to Canada. Tourism churns out 745,300 jobs in communities all over Canada and contributes an estimated $102.5 billion to the economy. Destination Canada supports this bo...

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    TOURISM GURU GUY TAYLOR EMBARKS ON SIX-MONTH QUEST TO BOOST WA TOURISM

    Feb 26, 2019

    Western Australia can no longer sell itself using pretty images of cute critters, white beaches and blue skies.Instead, the man who helped rescue Tasmania’s ailing tourism industry believes that WA’s marketing strategy needs to dramatically “differentiate WA in a crowded marketplac...

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    THE MEXICO TOURISM BOARD CLOSES DOWN ALL OF THEIR OVERSEAS OFFICES

    Feb 26, 2019

    In an email spread to media, Vicente Salas, Director for UK and several other markets for the Mexico Tourism Board, affirmed his office’s last working day would be February 28th.“I feel very fortunate for having had the opportunity to work with the British tourism industry and with all o...

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    B.C. EXPERIENCES RECORD RISE IN INTERNATIONAL TOURIST NUMBERS

    Feb 26, 2019

    On Monday, Statistics Canada figures were released which showed around 6.1 million tourists who came to B.C. last in 2018 were from foreign countries, 3.9 million were from the U.S. (a rise of 7.1 percent over 2017). This number does not feature 2.2 million Americans who came into B.C., majorly by c...

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    INTENSE WINDS ARE CAUSING FLIGHT DELAYS AND CANCELLATIONS ACROSS THE U.S.

    Feb 26, 2019

    Travelers, be aware. It’s really, really windy in the U.S. right now.High winds have been plaguing several areas along both U.S. coasts since Monday, causing sweeps of flight delays and cancellations.On the east coast, airport passengers in New York and New Jersey have been dealing with wind g...

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    WESTJET ADDS TWO MORE U.S. DESTINATIONS

    Feb 25, 2019

    WestJet is expanding its U.S. presence with new flights from Portland, Oregon, and Austin, Texas.The new cities will give Canada’s No. 2 carrier a total of 23 U.S. destinations. WestJet also recently announced plans for nonstop flights to Atlanta from its hub in Calgary.Portland flights will b...

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    DIGITAL CAMPAIGN BY VISITBRITAIN LAUNCHED TO BOOST INBOUND TOURISM

    Feb 25, 2019

    VisitBritain has launched a digital campaign with Scandinavian Airlines to support the inbound tourism to Britain.The campaign estimated at £150,000 will run for five weeks in Denmark, Norway and Sweden to promote travel to Britain and bring a surge in the visitor growth in areas concerning in...

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    ONE IN 22 TRAIN SERVICES DISRUPTED OR CANCELLED DURING THE LAST PHASE OF 2018

    Feb 25, 2019

    As per the official figures train services were at their least reliable in 17 years with the probability of one in 22 services being severely disrupted or cancelled in the last three months of 2018.The office of Rail and Road show’s latest figures revealed their national reliability measure re...

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    RETRO AIRBUS OF AUSTRIAN AIRLINES TO TAKE OFF STARTING TOMORROW

    Feb 25, 2019

    Tomorrow the Austrian Airlines A320 aircraft with the registration OE-LBO and featuring a new retro look will depart on its first flight to Zurich. The livery (exterior painting) originates in the 1980s, when Austrian Airlines managed to re-enter the intercontinental flight business after a very lon...

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    NEW ZEALAND TOURISM SLIGHTLY MORE SUSTAINABLE IN 2018

    Feb 25, 2019

    New Zealand’s U.S. dollars 39 billion tourism industry became a little more sustainable in 2018 as compared to 2017, as per the performance dashboard produced by Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA). Tourism businesses that have shown commitment on taking action on sustainability will be identified...

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    NELSON’S DOCKYARD IN ANTIGUA VOTED BEST CARIBBEAN ATTRACTION

    Feb 25, 2019

    Nelson’s Dockyard in Antigua and Barbuda, has been voted Best Attraction in the Caribbean. Nelson’s Dockyard, the only continuously working Georgian naval dockyard in the world, topped the category in the annual 10Best Readers’ Choice Award, as voted by USA TODAY readers.Declared a...

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    AIR SAFETY DECLINED BETWEEN 2017 AND 2018, IATA STUDY

    Feb 22, 2019

    The all accident rate in 2018 decreased from 2017. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the safety data. In 2018, all accident rate was 1.35, while in 2017 it was 1.11. It indicates decline in safety.  However, it was better than the all accident rate of 1.79 for the prev...

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    LOW AIRFARE BROUGHT 3 MILLION CHINESE TOURISTS TO MALAYSIA LAST YEAR

    Feb 22, 2019

    There are almost three million tourists from China visited Malaysia last year making them the largest group of visitors to the country, followed by those from India and Korea.In fact, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik said that international visitors from the t...

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    SKYE TOURISM OPERATORS TO CONDUCT YEAR-LONG SURVEY

    Feb 22, 2019

    Destination management organisation, Skyeconnect has commissioned tourism research experts at the Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism to look at the ongoing issues of hosting 500,000 visitors to the island – including congestion, lack of parking and where visitors can spend a penny.

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    TOURISM IRELAND ANNOUNCES GLOBAL GREENING LINE-UP FOR ST PATRICK’S DAY 2019

    Feb 21, 2019

    Victoria Falls, York’s medieval City Walls, the Eden Project in Cornwall, a leopard statue called ‘Chiu’ in Nairobi, Nation Towers in Abu Dhabi, the Château de Beaulieu on the banks of the Loire, the Atakule Tower in Ankara and the Shizuoka Stadium ECOPA in Japan, where Irela...

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    2,320+ FLIGHTS CANCELLED & 6,375+ PLANES DELAYED ACROSS US

    Feb 21, 2019

    America impacting 200 million Americans and 39 of the 48 contiguous United States.Several airlines such as Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines said they would waive date-change fees for travelers scheduled to fly to or from airports affected by the storm if they can...

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    U.N. PERMITS NORTH KOREANS TO TRAVEL TO VIETNAM FOR TRUMP SUMMIT

    Feb 21, 2019

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A United Nations Security Council sanctions committee has approved the travel of a North Korean delegation to Vietnam next week for a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on denuclearization.

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    'GREEN BOOK' TOURISM: OSCAR-NOMINATED FILM INSPIRES TRAVELERS TO RETRACE ORIGINAL ROUTE

    Feb 20, 2019

    The Oscar-nominated, interracial road-trip movie “Green Book” has spurred interest in the real guidebook that helped black travelers navigate segregated America. With a little research, travelers can find copies of “The Negro Motorist Green Book” online and retrace the route ...

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    SURVEY EXAMINES HOW MUCH AMERICANS ARE SPENDING ON SPRING BREAK VACATION

    Feb 20, 2019

    Spring break is slowly approaching, and while some travelers are trying to figure out where to go, others are more concerned with how they're going to pay for the trip.

    Nerdwallet recently conducted a survey that examined how Americans are planning their spring break vacation, and...

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    THE MINISTER HIGHLIGHTS THAT EGYPT RIGHTLY USED RECENT GROWTH TO IMPROVE ITS TOURISM

    Feb 20, 2019

    Rania al-Mashat, the Egyptian Tourism Minister commended the tourism sector on Monday as one of the fastest growing sectors world over While delivering at a press conference with the board of the Egyptian Tourism Federation, Mashat stated that her ministry is keen to utilize the recent growth in tou...

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    SLOW DECLINE IN CHINESE TOURIST NUMBER CAN PROVE TO BE COSTLY FOR NZ

    Feb 20, 2019

    As per data released by Statistics NZ, arrivals of Chinese tourists to New Zealand are gradually declining. As almost 450,000 Chinese tourists visited New Zealand in 2018, a huge 7.3 increase on the year before compared to the number of monthly arrivals with 2017 shows three consecutive months of de...

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    TOURISM IS NOW A $22.6 BILLION INDUSTRY IN SOUTH CAROLINA

    Feb 20, 2019

    In South Carolina, tourism is now a $22.6 billion industry, representing a $1.4 billion increase from the previous year and a 50 percent increase since 2010, according to the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism figures.The figures, announced by SCPRT Director Duane Parrish d...

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    AIRLINES ALREADY CANCELING WEDNESDAY FLIGHTS FOR NEW WINTER STORM

    Feb 19, 2019

    More than 470 flights had already been canceled for Wednesday, flight-tracking service FlightAware counted as of 5:40 p.m. ET on Tuesday. More than half of those preemptive cancellations were made by Southwest, canceled about 256 flights. United also began preemptively cancelling flights, with spoke...

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    TURKEY IS NOW A PREFERRED DESTINATION FOR MEDICAL TOURISM

    Feb 19, 2019

    Medical tourism Turkey has recently made significant investments in health tourism, especially in city hospitals and thermal facilities, and has become a focus of foreign tourists who want to benefit from these services. Last year, around 551,748 tourists visited Turkey for health-oriented services,...

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    PITCHING THE VALUE: THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF HOLIDAY PARKS AND CAMPSITES

    Feb 19, 2019

    Holiday parks and campsites around the UK generate GBP 9.3 billion (USD 12bn) in visitor expenditure and support 171,448 full-time employees, a report from UKCCA has revealed.The report called ‘Pitching the Value’ focuses on the economic impact of the sector and was carried out by Frontl...

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    CONNECT, LEARN, GROW AT START-UP INNOVATION CAMP 2019 WORLD TOURISM FORUM LUCERNE

    Feb 18, 2019

    Martin Barth, the Head of the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) has confirmed that for the 4th time, World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) is organizing the Start-Up Innovation Camp in Lucerne, Switzerland on May 1-2, 2019. Travel-, tourism- and hospitality-related Start-ups from all over the world ha...

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    RECORD NUMBER OF TOURISTS IN COLOMBIA IN 2018 DESPITE TRAVEL WARNINGS

    Feb 18, 2019

    As per the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism (MinCIT), record number of tourist, to the tune of 4.4 m came to Colombia in 2018. It was a rise of 10 per cent from 2017. The figures were recorded despite the United States State Department issuing a Level 2 warning, which advises visitors to ...

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    TALLINN WELCOMES MORE THAN 645,000 CRUISE PASSENGERS IN 2018

    Feb 18, 2019

    There are over 645,000 cruise passengers visited Tallinn in 2018, and spending an average of €80 per person in the capital, a study carried out by Cruise Baltic suggests.The sum total spent by all cruise tourists combined in Tallinn last year was over €50 million, contributing to the emplo...

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    HEALTH TOURISM IN TURKEY SAW AN INCREASE OF 27.3 PER CENT

    Feb 18, 2019

    More than 551,748 tourists visited Turkey for health-oriented services showing an increase of 27.3 per cent as compared to the last year as per the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) data. While the number of people visiting Turkey for the same purpose in the last 10 years recorded a total of ...

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    EUROPEAN TOURISM ARRIVALS PROVE RESILIENT IN 2018

    Feb 16, 2019

    Europe remains the most visited region in the world, with a six per cent upswing in international tourist arrivals in 2018 compared to the previous year. That is according to the latest report from the European Travel Commission. The commission is an association of national tourism organisations, la...

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    EUROPEAN TOURISM ARRIVALS PROVE RESILIENT IN 2018

    Feb 15, 2019

    Europe remains the most visited region in the world, with a six per cent upswing in international tourist arrivals in 2018 compared to the previous year. That is according to the latest report from the European Travel Commission. The commission is an association of national tourism organisations, la...

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    HOT HOTEL OPENINGS: “ART, IN ALL ITS FORMS, NOURISHES THE HUMAN SPIRIT”

    Feb 15, 2019

    Dallas-based real estate developer HALL Group announced the opening of the highly-anticipated HALL Arts Hotel, currently under construction and set to open in the fall of 2019 in Dallas’ Arts District. The first hotel to open in the largest urban arts district in the USA, HALL Arts Hotel will ...

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    FREE WI-FI COMING SOON TO TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN GUNUNG KIDUL

    Feb 14, 2019

    The administration of Yogyakarta's Gunung Kidul regency is planning to provide internet access in all the villages in the region, as well as free Wi-Fi access at several tourist attractions. "Three tourist attractions may have free Wi-Fi installed this year. We will coordinate with the Tour...

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    TOURISM MINISTRY: FOREIGN TOURISTS SPENT $73.1 BILLION IN CHINA IN 2018

    Feb 14, 2019

    Foreign visitors made 30.54 million trips to China in 2018, a 4.7 percent increase than that of 2017, according to China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Travelers stayed at least one night in China on 23.64 million of the trips, a growth of 5.2 percent than the figure of 2017, said a post o...

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    THE ALL-NEW FOUR SEASONS HOTEL MONTREAL IS NOW CONFIRMING RESERVATIONS FOR ITS SPRING 2019 OPENING

    Feb 14, 2019

    Heralding the city’s world renowned festival season and the biggest sporting event in Canada, the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Montreal is now confirming reservations for arrivals beginning June 1, 2019. “We are so excited to join with our community in welcoming Formula One fans from aroun...

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    CARIBBEAN TOURISM LOOKS FORWARD WITH CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM TO YEAR AHEAD

    Feb 13, 2019

    The Caribbean tourism sector is projected to record strong growth in 2019 on the heels of a stronger-than-expected performance last year. The Caribbean Tourism Organisation, the authority on regional tourism statistics and performance, is forecasting six to seven per cent growth this year, continuin...

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    TRAVEL CORPORATION APPOINTS COFFEY TO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ROLE IN UK

    Feb 13, 2019

    The Travel Corporation has appointed Rachel Coffey as sales and business development director for four of its award-winning guided holiday brands - Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Costsaver and Luxury Gold – in the UK and Ireland. Coffey will be responsible for the overall business development o...

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    IN 2018, GREECE EXPERIENCED 80 PERCENT GROWTH IN INDIAN VISITORS

    Feb 13, 2019

    In 2018, Greece has shown an 80 percent rise in arrivals from India over 2017, after the strategy of the Greek Tourism Ministry to make the country a sought after destination for Indian travelers. As per a recent statement, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) welcomed positive messages fo...

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    TOURISTS TO OMAN GETTING TO ENJOY COOL CLIMES AT THIS TIME OF THE YEAR

    Feb 13, 2019

    With temperatures going down to single degrees in some parts of Oman, tourists visiting the Sultanate are getting to enjoy the weather at this time of the year and are finding the climes quite pleasurable.Oman’s winter tourism season is currently on the move, and with visitors coming to the co...

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    NEW TRAVEL TOOL WILL HELP LONG-DISTANCE COUPLES FIND THEIR SWEET SPOT

    Feb 13, 2019

    Long-distance couples and loved ones living apart in faraway places can use a new tool that will offer up suggestions on the most affordable ‘rendezvous point’ based on their locations. To use the new Rendezvous tool from Kayak, flyers enter two home cities and approximate flight dates. ...

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    U.S. BOOKINGS TO CUBA EXPECTED TO RISE, BUT AMERICANS STILL CONFUSED ABOUT TRAVEL RULES

    Feb 13, 2019

    A new survey of Cuba tour operators and other travel providers shows the majority expect U.S. travel to the island to increase in 2019 despite ongoing confusion about the legality of travel to the island. The survey, which was conducted by the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) in late 2018, was ...

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    LATEST TRAVEL IMPACT OF WINTER STORM MAYA

    Feb 13, 2019

    While the storm systems impact the United States this week have come and gone, the residual impact of the winter weather is still being felt at airports hit the hardest. According to FlightAware.com, over 440 flights within, into or out of the U.S. were canceled Wednesday morning and another 420-plu...

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    FOUR SEASONS RESORT HUALALAI RANKED BEST HOTEL IN U.S.

    Feb 12, 2019

    KAILUA-KONA — North Kona’s Four Seasons Resort Hualalai was recently named best hotel in the USA by U.S. News & World Report. The Four Seasons Resort Hualalai took the No. 1 spot, beating out The Peninsula Chicago at No. 2 and the Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside, Florid...

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    DELTA ISSUES TRAVEL WAIVER FOR FLIGHTS OUT OF DETROIT DURING WINTER STORM

    Feb 12, 2019

    Delta Airlines has issued a travel waiver for those people flying out of Detroit due to a snowstorm on Tuesday expected to dump inches of snow across the area.A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 12 p.m. Wednesday for Sanilac County. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 12 p.m. Wednesda...

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    GROWTH IN AUSTRALIAN TOURISM BOOSTS BIGGEST HOTEL BUILDING BOOM

    Feb 12, 2019

    Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) intends to add 272 hotels in the Australia’s capitals over the next six years. That would mean 45,000 new rooms. TAA said that over last three years more than 40 new hotels had been built across the country since then. Just 3,000 hotel rooms were added in ...

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    U.S. NOT KEEPING UP WITH BOOM IN INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

    Feb 12, 2019

    While plenty of foreign tourists are still coming to the United States, the country is not benefiting as much as other nations from an overall boom in international travel and tourism. A new study also finds that while Mexico remains the number two source of foreign visitors to the U.S., those numbe...

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    TOURISM INFLUX HITS OVER 11M IN 2018, EGYPT TOPS INT. DESTINATION LISTS

    Feb 12, 2019

    Tourist influx hit 11.346 million in 2018, compared with 8.3 million in 2017, according to Saed El-Batouty, Economic Councillor to the World Tourism Organization. The 37 percent year-on-year increase comes as the result of Egypt’s continuous efforts to revive the tourism sector through the div...

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    RESORTS WORLD MANILA OPENS TRAVELERS LOUNGE

    Feb 12, 2019

    RESORTS World Manila (RWM) has opened a travelers lounge at the Newport Mall, where passengers of Cebu Pacific can check in for their flights departing from Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3.During the official launch of the RWM Travelers Lounge on Tuesday, RWM and Cebu Pacific officials...

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    CHINA'S 2018 TOURISM REVENUE GROWTH SLOWEST IN A DECADE AS ECONOMY COOLS

    Feb 12, 2019

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China’s tourism revenue fell to its lowest level last year since the global financial crisis a decade ago, official data showed on Tuesday, highlighting growing risk in a fast-growing sector as Chinese consumers became more cautious. Overall tourism earnings grew ...

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    OCEANIA CRUISES IS UNDERGOING A $100 MILLION REDESIGN — AND THE NEW SUITES ARE SOME OF THE MOST LUXURIOUS AT SEA

    Feb 11, 2019

    Last month, Oceania Cruises unveiled the new look of Insignia, one of their four Regatta-Class ships, and the first to undergo renovations as part of brand’s $100 million "re-inspiration" initiative. The dramatic makeover was led by Studio DADO, a Miami-based firm known for luxury re...

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    TRIPACTIONS INTRODUCES NEW FLIGHT SHOPPING EXPERIENCE FOR BUSINESS TRAVELERS.

    Feb 05, 2019

    Corporate travel management platform TripActions is launching what is calls “a radically new flight booking experience,” developed in collaboration with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines.
    The new interface, rolling out to TripActions’ customers over the coming weeks, is b...

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    JAPAN TO BOLSTER STEPS FOR FOREIGNERS IN EVENT OF MASSIVE TOKYO QUAKE

    Jan 30, 2019

    The transport ministry said Tuesday it plans to strengthen measures to help foreign visitors in the event of a massive earthquake in Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. The ministry will beef up airports and railways' quake resiliency to ensure the rapid return of foreign visitors,...

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    GUYANA WELCOMES RECORD VISITOR NUMBERS

    Jan 30, 2019

    Guyana continues to grow as a destination of choice for travellers. As of December, Guyana recorded a total number of visitor arrivals of 286,732 passengers; a 15.93 per cent increase from the 247,330 visitors Guyana welcomed in 2017. Over the past years, the Guyana Tourism Authority has worked on r...

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    STRONG COMMERCIAL DELIVERIES DRIVE BOEING REVENUE HIGHER

    Jan 30, 2019

    Boeing has reported fourth-quarter revenue of $28.3 billion, GAAP earnings per share of $5.93 and core earnings per share (non-GAAP) of $5.48, all company records. These results reflect record commercial deliveries, higher defence and services volume and strong performance which outweighed favourabl...

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    AFFONSO-DASS CALLS FOR RENEWED FOCUS ON HOSPITALITY DURING CARIBBEAN TRAVEL MARKETPLACE

    Jan 30, 2019

    President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, Patricia Affonso-Dass, hailed the diversity, incredible natural beauty and people as core strengths of the region as she called for it to be better known as the most welcoming in the world. Kicking off the 37th annual Caribbean Travel Marketp...

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    IRAPH SUI JOINS LUXURY COLLECTION IN JAPAN

    Jan 29, 2019

    The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, has announced the opening of the 58-room Iraph Sui in Miyako Okinawa, marking the third property to join the brand Japan. Owned by Mori Trust, the hotel is a stunning seafront property that overlooks the warm pristine waters of Japan’s sou...

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    MV THEORY JOINS SUNVIL OFFERING IN GALÁPAGOS ISLANDS

    Jan 29, 2019

    Sunvil has introduced a brand-new luxury Galápagos cruise vessel, MV Theory, to its Latin America programme. MV Theory and its sister ship MV Origin (also offered by Sunvil) are the only two ships in the Galápagos to have been awarded a Relais & Châteaux certification. As suc...

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    A 2,000-KM BIKING TRAIL SET TO OPEN IN THE BALKANS

    Jan 29, 2019

    Biking enthusiasts may be interested to learn about a project that will open up 2,000 km of mountain bike trails which will connect eight countries in the Western Baltics. Called the TransDinarica, the path climbs over the Dinaric Alps and takes bikers along the Adriatic Sea and through the rugged w...

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    EAST JAVA UNVEILS 367 TOURISM AGENDAS FOR 2019

    Jan 28, 2019

    As a destination with numerous attractions to entice visitors, East Java recently launched “Kalender Wisata 2019” (Tourism Calendar 2019). Kompas.comreported that the launch took place at the Graha Wisata building in Surabaya, East Java, last Tuesday. It was officiated by the head of the...

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    SUNSHINE SATURDAYS: EUROPEANS ARE LOOKING TO LEAVE THE WINTER BLUES BEHIND

    Jan 28, 2019

    As the winter continues with sub-zero temperatures, many Europeans are looking ahead to a summer, sun and beach getaway. This applies in particular to the days dubbed "Sunshine Saturdays". This phenomenon has been observed across Europe during the first weekends of the year for a number of...

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    S HOTEL JAMAICA OPENS IN MONTEGO BAY

    Jan 27, 2019

    The stylish new S Hotel Jamaica has opened in Montego Bay. Poised to become the ultimate trendsetting hotspot, the hotel overlooks Doctor’s Cave Beach and will put the location on the map for seasoned international travellers. The inspiration for the contemporary 120-room S Hotel is as cosmopo...

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    HOW MILLENNIALS AND THE GIG ECONOMY ARE IMPACTING THE WAY WE TRAVEL

    Jan 26, 2019

    Experiential travel is no longer enough. The gig economy is rewriting the way people live and work, making travel an integrated part of their lifestyle. And tectonic power shifts from West to East are remapping the centers of influence and the world's mobility. These are some of the megatrends o...

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    INDONESIA AMONG CHINESE TOURISTS’ FAVORITE DESTINATIONS FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR

    Jan 24, 2019

    Around 7 million Chinese tourists will travel abroad during the Chinese New Year holiday, according to a report from online travel agency Ctrip. The report revealed that people from 100 Chinese cities have booked trips to nearly 500 destinations in more than 90 countries and regions. As reported by ...

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    IHG WELCOMES HOTEL INDIGO MILESTONE IN BERLIN

    Jan 23, 2019

    InterContinental Hotels Group has opened its 100th Hotel Indigo property globally, Hotel Indigo Berlin East Side Gallery. The brand is set to double its portfolio over the next three to five years and continue its strong growth as one of the largest boutique brands in this fast-growing segment. Esta...

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    RADISSON COLLECTION HOTEL, TSINANDALI ESTATE, OPENS IN GEORGIA

    Jan 23, 2019

    Radisson Collection has opened the doors to its latest property, in the most famous wine district of Georgia, Tsinandali. The newest addition to the group’s premium lifestyle collection, Radisson Collection Hotel, Tsinandali Estate Georgia is set in the heart of the country’s most popula...

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    INTERNATIONAL TOURIST ARRIVALS UP 6% TO 1.4 BILLION IN 2018: UN

    Jan 23, 2019

    The number of international tourist arrivals rose by 6 percent last year to 1.4 billion, according to an estimate published Monday by the World Tourism Organization. The increase was driven by travel to southern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, said the Madrid-based UN body, citing economic growt...

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    FCM TRAVEL SOLUTIONS ESTABLISHES NEW GLOBAL AIRLINE DISTRIBUTION TEAM

    Jan 23, 2019

    FCM Travel Solutions has established a global airline distribution team to spearhead industry collaboration between technology and global distribution providers, travel management companies and airlines in developing solutions to book and service NDC content. Appointed to lead the team is Jason Toot...

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    BRITISH AIRWAYS TO REVIVE RETRO LIVERY, SELL TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHTS FOR £100

    Jan 22, 2019

    British aviation buffs take note: The UK's flagship carrier British Airways is resuscitating a Boeing 747 aircraft with the colors and logo of its predecessor, British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), to mark its centennial anniversary this year. Travelers who flew BOAC between the years 196...

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    LONGER AIRPORT SECURITY LINES EXPECTED AS US SHUTDOWN DRAGS ON

    Jan 21, 2019

    Travelers may see longer wait times at US security checkpoints -- particularly at New York area airports and major hubs like Chicago -- due to fewer TSA agents reporting for work as the government shutdown stretches into its 30th day. Unscheduled absences for TSA employees climbed to 8 percent on Sa...

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    SMBC AVIATION CAPITAL EXPANDS AIRBUS A320NEO ORDER

    Jan 21, 2019

    Aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital has boosted its total order book for the A320neo family to 181 aircraft after signing a firm order for an additional 65 planes. The aircraft lessor added 15 A321neo and 50 A320neo planes to its outstanding orders. In addition, the agreement includes an upsiszing...

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    ROYAL BRUNEI AIRLINES LAUNCHES BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA, CONNECTIONS

    Jan 21, 2019

    Royal Brunei Airlines is launching non-stop flights between Brunei and Brisbane, solidifying the airline’s position as a key player on the Boomerang route for the UK market. This announcement further opens the Australia market to UK travellers following the launch of the airline’s daily ...

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    REMOTE CORNERS OF THE BRITISH ISLES YOU CAN VISIT ON A CRUISE

    Jan 21, 2019

    Many British Isles cruises stick to the same major ports – places like Southampton, Liverpool, Dublin and Edinburgh – and concentrate on offering excursions to famous and very busy sights such as Stonehenge and Edinburgh Castle. These itineraries can work well for first-time visitors fro...

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    2019 OPENS WITH STRICT MEASURES COMBATING OVERTOURISM

    Jan 21, 2019

    A day-tripper tax in Venice. New levies on cruise passengers in Amsterdam. A hike in the hotel tax in Ireland. A ban on motorcoaches in Rome. Strict new entry policies at Machu Picchu. Welcome to 2019, a year that opened with a host of new taxes and restrictions designed to address overcrowding, inf...

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    LONDON HOTEL OPENS 'WORLD’S FIRST VEGAN HOTEL SUITE'

    Jan 18, 2019

    It’s being called the world’s first vegan hotel suite: To capitalize on Veganuary, currently in full swing, a London hotel has turned one of its rooms into a vegan-friendly suite made with pineapple “leather,” buckwheat pillows and bamboo flooring. Vegans and eco-conscious tr...

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    FIVE DISASTERS IN INDONESIA AND THEIR IMPACT ON TOURISM

    Jan 18, 2019

    A number of natural disasters that occurred across Indonesia from 2010 to 2018 not only resulted in lives lost, but also led to economic losses in tourism, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). "Tourism is very vulnerable to disasters, and if not managed properly, the imp...

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    MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL TO LAUNCH NEW LOYALTY BRAND

    Jan 17, 2019

    Marriott International, the world's largest hotel company, has released new details on its loyalty program which will be branded under a new name and feature perks like cooking lessons with top chefs, football master classes with star athletes and hikes in Patagonia. Beginning February 13, Marri...

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    NEW YORK BREAKS TOURISM RECORD IN 2018

    Jan 17, 2019

    A record-breaking 65.2 million tourists visited New York in 2018, its tourist board said Wednesday, with British people particularly keen to visit the Big Apple from overseas. According to new figures from NYC & Company, around 51.6 million Americans and 13.5 million foreign tourists visited the...

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    THE PHOTOGRAPHER BEHIND T+L’S FEBRUARY 2019 COVER REVEALS HOW HE GOT THE SHOT

    Jan 17, 2019

    New York-based photographer Noe DeWitt talks equipment, technique, and how to avoid the crowds in the British Virgin Islands. Ideally, the cover of every issue of Travel + Leisure will spark a distinct feeling of dang, I wish I were there — and arguably, none do this more successfully than our...

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    APURVA KEMPINSKI BALI TO OPEN NEXT MONTH IN INDONESIA

    Jan 16, 2019

    Kempinski Hotels is ushering in a new era of first-class hospitality with the opening of The Apurva Kempinski Bali, a luxurious haven that captures the essence of Indonesian culture, art and identity. The resort will open on February 1st in the upmarket Nusa Dua area of Bali, with 475 well-appointed...

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    MARRIOTT UNVEILS NEW BONVOY LOYALTY SCHEME

    Jan 16, 2019

    Marriott International has unveiled Marriott Bonvoy, the new loyalty brand replacing the current loyalty brands – Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest. Bonvoy will launch on February 13th, when the logo and branding begin rolling out across all consumer touch...

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    TOP SPEED OF 320 KPH MULLED FOR NEW SHINKANSEN SECTION

    Jan 16, 2019

    East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) is considering a maximum travel speed of 320 kph in the section between Morioka and Shin-Aomori stations on the Tohoku Shinkansen line, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. It would be the first time for the maximum travel speed, which is currently 260 kph, to be raised ...

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    YOU CAN GET TWO TICKETS TO FIJI FOR THE PRICE OF ONE — BUT YOU HAVE TO ACT FAST

    Jan 15, 2019

    If you live in the United States odds are it’s either snowing, raining, or freezing where you are right now. And, perhaps worse, there’s no end to this horrible weather in sight. But, there is something you can do about it. You can escape to Fiji. Fiji Airways announced its Great Compani...

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    UK CRUISE SECTOR WELCOMED RECORD PASSENGER NUMBERS IN 2018

    Jan 15, 2019

    CLIA UK & Ireland is expecting to confirm more than two million British travellers took a cruise last year for the first time. The news comes as positive figures from the key 2018 summer travelling period are released, revealing a 2.1 per cent rise on the same period in 2017. The total number of...

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    SOUTH AUSTRALIA REPORTS RECORD-BREAKING TOURISM NUMBERS

    Jan 14, 2019

    South Australia, the location of the next World Routes event, has reported a record number of visors to the region, with the state’s visitor economy soaring to an all-time-high of AUD$6.9 billion. The results of the latest International and National Visitor Survey showed growth in domestic and...

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    RANKED: THE 25 SMARTEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

    Jan 11, 2019

    Collectively, we humans are a pretty clever bunch. During our short time on this planet, we’ve split the atom, traveled to space, built the limited slip differential and invented an umbrella for dogs. Yep, al...


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    20 STUNNING STATE PARKS ACROSS THE USA

    Jan 11, 2019

    Playgrounds, green pastures, and playful pups; these are a few of the things we first think of when we hear the word "park." Not that these associations aren't on point, but there are more than 7,500 state parks plotted across the U.S., all of which feature attractions that reach beyon...


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    EATALY LAS VEGAS: A SPRAWLING NEW FOOD HALL WITH DIZZYING MENUS, WINE GALORE AND A LUCKY BULL

    Jan 10, 2019

    The first sign the new Eataly Las Vegas is different than the Italian food hall's outlets in New York, Chicago, and other cities? A dancing bull mosaic etched into the floor at the casino end of the sprawling food and drink extravaganza at Park MGM hotel. Visitors who head straight for Eataly...


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    BOEING TOPS AIRBUS TO REMAIN WORLD'S TOP JETMAKER

    Jan 10, 2019

    Boeing edged out European rival Airbus to retain its title as the world’s top jetmaker. Boeing said it delivered a record number of aircraft in 2018, its tally of 806 narrowly topping Airbus’ count of 800 deliveries for the year. A Cowen analyst told The Associated Press that Boeing deli...


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    LARGEST MAN-MADE ICE CAVE ADDED TO ICELANDIC OPERATOR’S PORTFOLIO

    Jan 10, 2019

    Icelandic specialist operator Arctic Adventures has acquired tour company Into The Glacier, adding the world’s largest man-made ice cave to its growing number of attractions. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, will increase the number of tours which Arctic Adventures oversees in Iceland. The op...


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    LARGEST MAN-MADE ICE CAVE ADDED TO ICELANDIC OPERATOR’S PORTFOLIO

    Jan 10, 2019

    Icelandic specialist operator Arctic Adventures has acquired tour company Into The Glacier, adding the world’s largest man-made ice cave to its growing number of attractions. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, will increase the number of tours which Arctic Adventures oversees in Iceland. The op...


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    HILTON’S DIPLOMAT BEACH RESORT HOLLYWOOD COULD FETCH $1 BILLION

    Jan 10, 2019

    The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood Curio Collection by Hilton, owned by a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management, has been put on the block and could fetch as much as $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Thayer Lodging Group, the Brookfield subsidiary, has tapped Newmark Kni...


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    NYC & COMPANY LAUNCHES 'NYC WINTER OUTING' PROGRAM

    Jan 10, 2019

    Three NYC deal weeks have been paired up to encourage out-of-towners to plan a mini-winter trip in the city and are now available for booking. From January 21 through early February, “NYC Restaurant Week,” “NYC Broadway Week” and “NYC Must-See Week” will coincide ...


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    THE 19 BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN 2019

    Jan 10, 2019

    Travel in 2018 was all about far-flung, unexpected experiences-and 2019 is no different. But rediscovering the world's must-sees, delving deeper into already-trendy destinations, and visiting countries worthy (and in need) of tourism are only some of the ways to travel well this year. Sometimes ...


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    PHOTOS: WISCONSIN WILDLIFE CAPTURED BY TRAIL CAMS

    Jan 09, 2019

    The Snapshot Wisconsin project is a citizen-based science initiative that uses trail cameras to document what’s going on in the woodlands and other wild places when no one is looking. The project relies heavily on volunteers. The citizen scientists go through a training class, place a trail ca...


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    TRAVEL TREND: MALAYSIANS JUST LOVE TO TRAVEL

    Jan 09, 2019

    AT a time when the ringgit has plummeted against most major world currencies and when there are complaints about rising prices of essential items in the country, we find many Malaysians traveling overseas; by leaps and bounds for sure and to far-flung places that one would hardly even visit for leis...


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    THE MOST EXCITING HOTEL OPENINGS IN ASIA IN 2019

    Jan 09, 2019

    Now that we are well into 2019, it is time to look at the year ahead in hotel openings. Cities across the globe can expect an influx of new properties to debut, with options ranging from budget to ultra-luxury. Asia, in particular, will be home to a plethora of new luxury hotels that are sure to top...


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    YOU CAN RESERVE A SPOT ON YOUR DREAM VACATION FOR ONLY $1

    Jan 09, 2019

    Things you can buy for one-dollar: a cup of coffee from McDonald’s, a song on iTunes and the bucket-list trip of a lifetime.
    Responsible travel company Intrepid Travel is offering one-dollar deposits on over 1,000 trips to over 100 countries from now until Feb. 15, 2019. Book a dream tr...


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    BUSINESS TRAVEL IS TAKING A HIT FROM THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

    Jan 09, 2019

    More than two weeks in, the government shutdown is already hurting business travel, and insiders expect the impact to grow more severe if the impasse continues. According to a poll conducted by the Global Business Travel Association, a third of respondents said they have already seen repercussions f...


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    50 STATE ROAD TRIP: LANDMARKS THAT REPRESENT EACH STATE

    Jan 09, 2019

    What best represents a state? Is it a historic building, or a scenic natural phenomenon? How about something the state is best known for? Any and all of these criteria come into play when coming up with a landmark that represents each state.
    Of course, no one building or monument could possib...


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    WORLD'S LARGEST TRUCK STOP IS AN OASIS IN IOWA

    Jan 08, 2019

    On the outskirts of small-town Iowa, the makings of civilization roll by, 18 wheels at a time.
    That might mean a tarp-covered load of lumber. Flatbed of steel beams. Double-decker of new SUVs. Lowboy with construction equipment. Refrigerated truck of vegetables. Livestock trailer with Holstei...


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    JAPAN INTRODUCES NEW TOURIST ‘DEPARTURE TAX’

    Jan 07, 2019

    Japan introduced new ‘departure tax’ for both, its own citizens and foreign visitors. The levy of 1,000 yen will be tied to the cost of airline or ship tickets or tickets on the return trip. The visitors, who are in the country for no more than one day, and children under two years ...


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    LONDON, NEW DELHI AND LAS VEGAS TOP CANADIANS’ 2019 WORLD TRAVEL SPOTS

    Jan 07, 2019

    Do you have travel plans for 2019? You’re not the only one. Travel search engine Kayak compiled Canadians’ top travel destinations for their 2019 forecast and found they have a taste for international travel this year. Seven out of the top 10 most popular destinations were overseas, incl...


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    TRAVELLERS TO U.S. SHOULD EXPECT LONG CUSTOM LINES AT PEARSON AIRPORT

    Jan 07, 2019

    Travelers heading to the U.S. are being asked to arrive at least three hours early to morning flights due to long lines for U.S. customs. Robin Smith, a spokesperson with GTAA, said the wait times are fluctuating throughout the day, but, “the morning is when we have the highest concentration o...


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    NEW ORLEANS TRAVEL COSTS TO RISE AS EAGLES-SAINTS GAME APPROACHES

    Jan 07, 2019

    If you're interested in heading to the Big Easy for the big Philadelphia Eagles' playoff game against the New Orleans Saints, experts say you shouldn't wait too long to book. Liberty Travel Agent Gabby Correll said prices are likely to go up the closer it gets to Sunday's game. As of...


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    WHY A DUBLIN PUB WAS THE BEST PLACE TO SPEND CHRISTMAS

    Jan 07, 2019

    Damp, drizzly and drab. What’s not to love about December in Dublin? It’s hard to tell when it’s raining and when it’s not, the air is so wet.  Mizzle turns imperceptibly to drizzle and back again. Crossing St Stephen’s Green, the saturated trees drip. By some mira...


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    10 OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES WE VISITED IN 2018

    Jan 07, 2019

    2018 was an amazing year for seeing gorgeous destinations.  From the food to the culture to the pure eye candy, it's difficult to highlight all of the stunning things we saw, but we'll do our best. As you plan your 2019 travel, keep these beautiful locations in mind.


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    THE ALLURING ART, DESIGN AND CUISINE OF MEXICO CITY

    Jan 07, 2019

    As the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America, Mexico City is as complex as it is large – and its layered history and culture make it fertile grounds for some of the most exciting design, architecture and art around the globe. Founded by the Aztecs in 1325 as Tenochtitla...


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    PALAU DEMANDS RESPECT AND 8 OTHER TOURISM TRENDS THIS WEEK

    Jan 06, 2019

    Throughout the week we post dozens of original stories, connecting the dots across the travel industry, and every weekend we sum it all up. This weekend roundup examines tourism trends. The hugely celebrated campaign, Palau Pledge, has not brought in more arrivals to Palau, which is also being hit b...


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    TROPICAL STORM DISRUPTS THAILAND’S PEAK TOURISM SEASON

    Jan 04, 2019

    Thailand’s south is bracing for the country’s most powerful tropical storm in decades, which is expected to disrupt oil and gas production and force thousands of international tourists to flee its beaches and islands. Widespread rainfall with torrential downpours and strong wind is forec...


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    MINOR OUT OF RACE FOR INDIA’S LEELA LUXURY HOTELS AS BROOKFIELD CLOSES IN

    Jan 04, 2019

    Thailand’s Minor International says it is not looking at Leela anymore as reports surfaced last month that Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management is close to buying a majority of the Indian chain’s hotel assets for $646 million (4,500 crores). At that price “we won’t be a...


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    TOURISM: KEY TO THE RISE OF NEW-AGE ASIAN TIGERS

    Jan 04, 2019

    While 2019 has begun with a global market slump and amidst geopolitical uncertainties, all eyes are on Asia and Africa and their respective hunger for growth. Graham Robinson, director of Global Construction Perspectives said that by 2025, 41% of global construction activity will be happening in tod...


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    HOT HOTEL OPENINGS: STELLA DI MARE DUBAI MARINA AND MORE

    Jan 04, 2019

    Out with the old — in with the new! It’s the first Friday of the year and we’re staying on top of our hotel game here at TD. On this week’s edition of hot hotel openings, we’ve got properties from a night cottage in the middle of New Zealand’s wilderness, to a bea...


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    TRAVEL TECH THIS WEEK: START-UPS GRAB, NEZASA, AVANTSTAY SECURE MILLIONS AND MORE

    Jan 03, 2019

    Not wishing to miss the boat, Japanese companies poured millions of dollars to ride-hailing firm Grab. In June 2017, SoftBank and Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing decided to invest up to USD 2 billion in Grab. A year later, Grab has announced that it struck a USD 1 billion deal with Toyota, w...


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    GALLERY: BEST OF 2018 IN MONTANA SCENERY

    Jan 03, 2019

    Montana has a wide variety of natural beauty to offer travelers, from the breathtaking mountain views of Glacier National Park to the sweeping landscapes of the High Plains. Visitors can also enjoy the small-town charm of Butte, the Old West feel of Livingston, and even the atmospheric ghost town of...


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    CENTRAL ASIA’S NEW SILK ROAD OFFERS VAST TOURISM POTENTIAL

    Jan 03, 2019

    Central Asia is a region that has been going through a transformation process to improve the business environment and increase its attractiveness for foreign investment. Participation in different Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects worth billions of dollars, whether in terms of infrastructure d...


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    8 EXCLUSIVE EXPERIENCES IN CHINA FOR THE UPSCALE TRAVELER

    Jan 02, 2019

    China is a beautiful place, and there’s simply so much to see and do. Hiking along the Great Wall and visiting the Forbidden Palace are some of the standard fares guests to China look forward to.
    However, with the right connections, you can add a little spice to your trip with access to...


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    HOTELS FINALLY EMBRACE HOMESHARING: NOW WHAT?

    Jan 02, 2019

    What traditional hotel companies once dismissed or derided, some are now welcoming with open arms. But not all hotels are finding it easy to embrace homesharing, or incorporate it into their business plans.
    One of the earliest adopters, AccorHotels, has struggled to turn a profit from its $16...


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    MEXICO’S NEW TOURISM FRONTIER: EXPLORING SOUTH OF TULUM

    Jan 02, 2019

    The decision to develop Cancun as a Mexico tourism beach destination was famously determined by the computer in the late 1960s. Cancun became a huge success and inspired further development south along Mexico’s Caribbean coast. First, there was the Riviera Maya, which was conceived as a nature...


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    USA TODAY PREVIEW: THE HOTTEST NEW CRUISE SHIPS OF 2019

    Jan 02, 2019

    Call it the year of the sister ship. Three of North America's biggest cruise lines – Carnival, Norwegian and Princess – will unveil new vessels in 2019. But while the ships will be new, they'll look strikingly familiar. All three will be sisters to existing vessels. Also rolling ...


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    NATCHEZ, MISSISSIPPI: HISTORY AND FUN ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

    Jan 02, 2019

    When Haller Nutt started building Longwood Plantation in 1859, the future looked bright for the successful plantation owner, his wife and 12 children. The antebellum octagonal mansion held promise to be one of the most distinguished homes in Natchez, Mississippi.
    That promise was fulfilled, b...


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    GREAT AMERICAN BITES: 5 BEST MEALS OF 2018

    Jan 01, 2019

    After 12 months on the road, crisscrossing the highways, byways and urban avenues of this vast continent in search of delectable dishes, this is the time of year when we recap the greatest of Great American Bites. Our rating scale goes up to OMG!, our highest praise, but even in this rarefied catego...


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    2019'S MOST-ANTICIPATED NEW ROLLER COASTERS

    Jan 01, 2019

    Another year, another batch of roller coasters. The more things change at amusement parks, the more they stay the same. The popularity of one of the oldest amusement rides shows no sign of waning. That’s not to say that the humble thrill machine hasn’t evolved. Today’s roller coast...


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    VENICE WILL START CHARGING AN ENTRANCE FEE TO DAY-TRIPPERS TO COMBAT OVERTOURISM

    Dec 31, 2018

    A measure in Italy’s 2019 budget law will allow the local government in Venice to charge day-trippers for access to the city’s historic center as a way to help defray the considerable costs of maintaining a popular tourist destination built on water, the mayor said. Venice Mayor Luigi Br...


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    GO, GO, GO! RYANAIR LAUNCHES A SUMMER SEAT SALE AND THERE ARE SOME FANTASTIC DEALS

    Dec 27, 2018

    Ryanair has just launched a huge sale on summer destinations and if you're looking to book a sun holiday for 2019, now is the time. The 2019 Early Bird Deal has just launched and it it is offering customers €20 off returns flights...the best bit is there are one million seats to be snapped ...


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    TRAVEL GURU SAMANTHA BROWN THRIVES ON THE PEOPLE EXPERIENCE

    Dec 27, 2018

    Samantha Brown is a people person, first and foremost. The affable host of Places to Love, which begins its second season Jan. 5 on PBS, never tires of meeting people and experiencing new cultures throughout her travels, which are considerable. By her own estimates, Brown has visited 67 countries an...


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    NEW YEAR'S EVE TUBE AND BUS TRAVEL WILL BE FREE FOR REVELLERS AGAIN THIS YEAR

    Dec 27, 2018

    Between 11.45pm and 4.30am, travel on Tubes, buses, London Overground, DLR and TfL rail will be free of charge. Tube lines and the DLR will be running all through the night. However, there will be no Piccadilly line service between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge. The Waterloo and City line will finish at...


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    EUROPE’S AIRLINES APPROACHING U.S.-LIKE LEVELS OF PROFITABILITY

    Dec 27, 2018

    Most of Europe’s publicly-traded airlines have now reported their second-quarter results. A few like Aegean and SAS will report later this month. Others like Virgin Atlantic, Alitalia, TAP Air Portugal and LOT Polish—as non-public companies—generally keep their financial reports to...


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    BREXIT IS COSTING CORNWALL, ENGLAND ITS HOTEL BARTENDERS

    Dec 26, 2018

    Cornwall, the southwest peninsula of Britain, is struggling to find enough bartenders to serve the millions who flock to the rocky coastline every year. Any prospect of recruiting cheap labor from the continent has dried up after the region voted along with the rest of the country to leave the Europ...


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    FRONTIER AIRLINES’ DECEMBER 2018 FLIGHT SALE HAS $20 FARES FOR A NEW YEAR’S GETAWAY

    Dec 26, 2018

    If you didn't get what you wanted under the tree on Christmas, then you can give yourself the gift of travel during Frontier Airlines' December 2018 flight sale. The airline company is offering incredibly cheap fares to help you plan your next vacation. How cheap? Well, there are a couple of...


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    6 TOP THEME PARK INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENTS OF 2018

    Dec 26, 2018

    For a business designed with surprise and delight in mind, the theme park industry often has a predictable rhythm: new rides are added, new lands are built, and (almost inevitably) prices go up.
    We saw plenty of that kind of news over the past year, as operators sought to encourage repeat bus...


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    CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA IS BECOMING THE ULTIMATE SOCAL DESTINATION

    Dec 24, 2018

    Carlsbad, California now has direct flights to and from San Jose, Reno-Tahoe, Las Vegas, and Phoenix-Mesa via California Pacific Airlines, making the SoCal destination a must-visit for beach lovers. Reachable from most regions in just under an hour, Carlsbad, is a great weekend getaway for those loo...


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    15 STRANGE PLACES THAT ACTUALLY EXIST IN CANADA (10 IN THE US)

    Dec 24, 2018

    Throughout Canada and the United States, there are numerous areas that are quite strange or totally unexplainable. These bizarre places have sparked curiosity in thousand of travelers who have made their way just to see them. All across North America, you can find a number of museums, parks, lakes a...


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    RIDE REVIEW: SEAWORLD’S INFINITY FALLS HAS WORLD’S TALLEST DROP ON A RIVER RAFT RIDE

    Dec 24, 2018

    At many of SeaWorld Orlando’s exhibits and shows, visitors ogle creatures in the water. For the park’s newest attraction, however, it’s the guests who are in the drink. They aren’t swimming among tropical fish or other marine life. They are aboard circular vehicles, floating ...


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    PHOTO TOUR: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN ICELAND

    Dec 23, 2018

    Ice and volcanic fire long ago sculpted Iceland into an otherworldly masterpiece, leaving behind a geological time capsule with all sorts of dramatic flourishes: Monstrous craters. Bright blue icebergs. Countless waterfalls. Even bubbling pits of earth spewing steam and sulfur.
    This is why so...


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    RICK STEVES: GERMAN CUISINE IS A TREAT FOR TRAVELERS

    Dec 23, 2018

    Eating in Germany is a big part of the fun of traveling there. Ingredients are wonderful (especially if you eat with the season), traditions are prized, "modern German cuisine" is giving old dishes tasty and entertaining new twists, and small, creative foodie places are thriving in every c...


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    WHAT IT'S LIKE SAILING AROUND CROATIAN ISLANDS ABOARD A LUXURY YACHT

    Dec 22, 2018

    If you're looking to explore the almost endless Croatian coast and all its hidden gems, then you should consider cruising as your way of traveling that allows you to visit all the corners of the coast. The choice of luxury yachts in Croatia is quite diverse but they all have some similar key poi...


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    HOW THE ROYAL FAMILY MADE DECORATING CHRISTMAS TREES A POPULAR HOLIDAY TRADITION

    Dec 22, 2018

    This year, while you’re trimming your Christmas tree with all your favorite decorations and stringing up those colorful lights, make sure to think about the British royal family. After all, they started the trend in the first place.
    Sure, humans have been decorating their homes and chur...


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    AS CHRISTMAS TRAVEL BEGINS, SO DOES RAIN AND WIND — AND EVEN SOME THUNDER

    Dec 21, 2018

    Winter officially starts Friday evening, but if you’re on the move for the holidays, spring-like temperatures and a chance for thunderstorms might make it hard to believe. What NBC Washington meteorologist Chuck Bell dubbed a “massive storm moving up the spine of the Appalachian Mountain...


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    THE LIGHT GARDEN, 1000 YEAR BLOOM, LAUNCHES IN HONOLULU

    Dec 21, 2018

    Large-scale digital light installations are in full effect all over the world, from Singapore’s Super Trees to the Descanso Enchanted Forest of Light and Los Angeles Arboretum Moonlight Forest. Now the brilliant popular art movement has arrived in Honolulu’s Ward Village – “T...


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    HAWAIIAN AIRLINES TO ADD NO-FRILLS BASIC ECONOMY TICKETS IN 2019

    Dec 20, 2018

    Add Hawaiian Airlines to the growing list of airlines adding basic economy fares, cheaper tickets with several restrictions. The Honolulu-based carrier said it plans to introduce "main cabin basic'' fares in the second half of 2019. "This will offer our guests greater choice and le...


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    BEHAVIORAL REWARDS FIND NICHE IN CORPORATE TRAVEL

    Dec 20, 2018

    A few years ago, the promise of gamification was all the rage in corporate travel. As we continue to reflect almost every week and will likely reflect until the heat death of the universe, business travelers simply won’t do what they’re instructed to when booking a trip. They need a reas...


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    HOLIDAY TRAVEL: COMPLETE TRAVEL FORECAST FOR ANYONE LEAVING THE MIAMI VALLEY

    Dec 20, 2018

    Friday looks wet with rain and a snow mix late. Breezy, temps in the upper 30s. The weekend through Christmas Eve looks dry, partly cloudy but cold, upper 30s. Christmas Day, cloudy with a few passing showers possible, temperatures around 40 degrees.


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    YOU CAN START YOUR TRAVEL IN THE WEE HOURS, AIRPORT SAYS

    Dec 20, 2018

    As they prepare for the seasonal travel windup, Albany International Airport and the Transportation Security Administration have expanded hours of operations and added more people. Travelers are encouraged to arrive at their airline ticket counters no less than 90 minutes before  their flight&#...


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    FLIGHT TROUBLES BREWING? STORM MOVES IN RIGHT AT PEAK OF CHRISTMAS AIR TRAVEL

    Dec 20, 2018

    The busy Christmas air-travel period kicks into high gear Thursday as travelers head to airports ahead of the holiday. Thursday is projected to be one of the three busiest days between now and Jan. 6. The only busier day? That will come Friday, which is projected to be the busiest overall, according...


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    THE ART OF THE MILEAGE RUN: WHERE AIRLINE MILES MAKE THE TRIP

    Dec 20, 2018

    If it’s early December, it must be Buenos Aires. Maybe Hong Kong? No, London! Wait – not far enough. Sound absurd? Not if you’re a frequent flyer on the cusp of earning the next tier of elite status with your airline. Most big airlines dole out their top-tier status levels by miles...


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    DETOUR-WORTHY BURGERS ON A CHARMING NEW ENGLAND MAIN STREET

    Dec 20, 2018

    GoldBurgers occupies a storefront on the charming main street in the heart of downtown Newington, Connecticut, a little slice of quaintness hidden just minutes off some of the busiest highways in the nation, I-95, I-84 and the Merritt Parkway. Millions of motorists pass within takeout range of GoldB...


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    THE SECRET TO DAVID NEELEMAN’S NEW U.S. STARTUP? THE AIRPLANE.

    Dec 20, 2018

    When Lukas Johnson led the group that chose routes for Allegiant Air, his team couldn’t schedule MD-80s to fly more than 200 miles from their Las Vegas base on hot, summer afternoons. The old airplanes, which were retired last month, had serious performance limitations. But Johnson, a wizard o...


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    BRITISH AIRWAYS FLEW 4 KIDS TO NEW YORK CITY TO RECREATE 'HOME ALONE 2' — ON A PLANE DECKED OUT IN CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

    Dec 19, 2018

    Every December, British Airways tries to create some magic. To kick off the airline’s 100-year anniversary in 2019, British Airways began its BA Magic 100 project. Over the next year, the airline intends to perform 100 acts of kindness, starting with a holiday escape for four deserving childre...


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    UNIQUE TEXAS TREEHOUSE OFFERS LUXURIOUS LODGING

    Dec 19, 2018

    About an hour’s drive outside Austin, a dreamy treehouse awaits guests seeking respite in nature. Will Beilharz, designer and founder of ArtisTree, has completed the Yoki House, the fifth eco-luxury addition to the treehouse resort at Cypress Valley Canopy Tours in central Texas. Nestled betwe...


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    KUALA LUMPUR’S BATU CAVES REVEAL HERITAGE TOURISM’S STRUGGLES IN AN INSTAGRAMMABLE WORLD

    Dec 18, 2018

    Skift Senior Research Analyst Rebecca Stone is traveling the globe over the next year as part of Remote Year, a program that brings together working professionals to travel, live, and work remotely. She'll spend a month in 12 cities around the world that include Cape Town, Lisbon, Valencia, Sofi...


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    WHAT DOES 2019 HOLD FOR TRAVEL AS RECESSION ANXIETIES RISE: NEW SKIFT RESEARCH

    Dec 18, 2018

    All in all, 2018 has turned out to be a very healthy year of growth for travel in both advanced economies and emerging and developing markets. International arrivals are likely to reach an all-time high of around 1.4 billion. Consumer demand has been solid, and U.S. corporations saw one of the stron...


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    HATE LINES AT THE AIRPORT? PAY TO MAKE THEM GO AWAY

    Dec 18, 2018

    Long lines are the bane of the airline passenger’s existence, especially during peak holiday travel. A cascade of them, from check-in to security to boarding, and then through immigration and customs clearance, isn’t just annoying: These lines can make you miss your flight, especially if...


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    ONE OF NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE'S BIGGEST SHIPS TO MOVE TO FLORIDA'S PORT CANAVERAL

    Dec 18, 2018

    Florida's Port Canaveral soon will be home to another giant cruise ship. Norwegian Cruise Line on Tuesday said its 4,248-passenger Norwegian Escape would move to Port Canaveral in late 2020 to operate five- and seven-night voyages to the Caribbean. The ship currently sails out of New York. At 16...


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    BEST NEW AIRPORT AMENITIES OF 2018: SMART BATHROOMS, THERAPY ALLIGATORS, MORE

    Dec 17, 2018

    In our roundup of the best new airport amenities of 2017, we celebrated perks such the 24-hour “microcinema” at Portland International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport’s introduction of “MyPITpass,” which allows the nonflying public to visit the secure side of ...


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    THE MOST AMAZING PLACES TO VISIT IN 2019. OUR VERDICT.

    Dec 17, 2018

    We know you are bombed with all those year-end lists of places to visit in 2019, and we know making these choices are tough. If you are a traveller suffering from an abundance of information, we will make it easier. Cutting away from all the fluff and recommendations, this is where we believe that t...


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    HOLIDAYS AFTER BREXIT – SHOULD I BOOK NOW OR WAIT FOR A DEAL?

    Dec 17, 2018

    The Government has been forced to deny it is preparing to warn families against booking holidays for travel after March as the prospect of a no-deal Brexit looms ever closer.Despite assurances from Downing Street, there is no doubt that a lack of clarity remains over exactly how leaving the EU will ...


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    TRAVELING FOR THE HOLIDAYS? HERE’S HOW TO AVOID GETTING SICK

    Dec 17, 2018

    Has your holiday ever been totally ruined because you got sick on the way to grandma’s house? It happens to the best of us. You are working so hard to get everything done before you head home for the holidays that you neglect yourself. Instead you focus on buying the perfect presents and disen...


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    7 WAYS TO SAVE ON NOTORIOUSLY EXPENSIVE TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

    Dec 17, 2018

    We don’t catch feelings, we catch flights. That sentiment is nice and catchy for an IG caption, but let’s be real. Bills come once a month and traveling can be expensive. Also, if you’re trying to visit locations that aren’t exactly wallet-friendly, it can be hard to rack up ...


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    PARAGLIDING FROM PAPUA'S MT. CARSTENSZ, SOUTH AFRICAN PILOTS SET RECORD

    Dec 14, 2018

    Two South African paragliding pilots, Pierre Carter and Nico Hickley, glided from Mount Carstensz, Papua on Dec. 11. The act was recorded as the first-ever paragliding flight from Mt. Carstensz. The two pilots glided from the Teras Besar post at 4,600 meters above sea level (mamsl) and landed on Lem...


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    NEW ORLEANS WEIGHS BANNING AIRBNB, 'WHOLE HOME' VACATION RENTALS

    Dec 14, 2018

    A ban on "whole home" short-term vacation rentals in New Orleans was proposed Thursday by a City Council member, a move long-awaited by critics who say investors were helping drive up housing costs and marring the character of historic neighborhoods by buying up properties and renting them...


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    HOTELS END THE YEAR WITH HIGH-PROFILE RENOVATIONS

    Dec 13, 2018

    Hotels are ending the year strong with many high-profile renovations across the country.
    Here are few of the most recent notable ones. The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park Phase one of a complete renovation at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park is complete. The hotel has debuted all-n...


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    DISNEY WORLD 2019 PREVIEW: STAR WARS AND MUCH MORE

    Dec 13, 2018

    The biggest news at Disney World for 2019 – really, the biggest theme park news in years – will be the debut of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. But wigged-out Obi-Wannabes will need to heed Yoda’s advice: Patience you must have. The land isn’t expected to open until the fall,...


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    FINGER LAKES: A NEW YORK STATE OF MIND

    Dec 13, 2018

    That may well be, but on my sojourn through the Finger Lake and 1000 Islands Regions of New York, there were plenty of places to go exactly where I should - and what a rewarding experience that turned out to be! From the towns of Watkins Glen to Clayton, and the many communities in between, I discov...


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    LONDON HOTELS: TOP PICKS IN 10 POPULAR NEIGHBORHOODS

    Dec 13, 2018

    As Samuel Johnson once said, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” Thankfully, there are plenty of properties around the city – from luxurious grand dames to charming boutiques – to help prevent that from happening. Even better, some of these hotels have hoste...


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    10 MUST-VISIT BEACHES IN THE CARIBBEAN

    Dec 13, 2018

    There’s no shortage of things to do in the Caribbean, from snorkeling and hiking to sailing along the coast with a rum punch in hand. But let’s face it, most people visit the islands for one main reason: to hit the beach. After all, there’s something about slipping your toes into s...


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    LUXURY FLORIDA VACATION SPOTS FOR GOLFERS

    Dec 12, 2018

    Are you ready for a luxury getaway that will provide you with the opportunity to improve your golf game and enjoy a memorable vacation at the same time? Within the United States, the most popular choice among golf vacation spots is Florida. The Sunshine State is home to many PGA events and boats doz...


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    THE UK VISITORS ARE CHOOSING ROMANIA OVER OTHER DESTINATIONS

    Dec 12, 2018

    For the UK tourists, Romania is the fastest emerging destination with an average growth rate of 24% per year in the period 2007-2017, as per a recent analysis of British travel agency- On The Go Tours, quoted by local Profit.ro. In the last decade, the total increase was of 638%, from 48,000 visitor...


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    CARNEROS RESORT AND SPA REVEALS NEW COTTAGES IN NAPA VALLEY

    Dec 12, 2018

    Carneros Resort and Spa, a luxury resort in Napa Valley, completes its renovation to all 94 cottages and suites. The resort now boasts extensive interior and exterior upgrades to complement its modern farmhouse theme and premiere location in wine country, including redesigned interior bedrooms, livi...


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    SLH WELCOMES FIVE NEW LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS

    Dec 12, 2018

    At the heart of the Golden Triangle in Paris and close to the Champs-Elysees, Hotel Grand Powers has been welcoming travelers from around the world for more than a century.
    Following a complete transformation, the new five-star hotel will officially open on 4 January 2019. Original features s...


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    SNEAK PEEK: THE NEW MILLENNIUM FALCON AT DISNEY'S STAR WARS LAND

    Dec 11, 2018

    Disney just dropped a photo of the Millennium Falcon parked behind construction walls at Disneyland, and it looks ready for Han Solo to step aboard. The shot of the life-size spacecraft offers a sneak peek of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, opening in summer at Disneyland in 2019. The Millennium Fal...


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    DELTA AIR LINES TO DITCH ZONE BOARDING IN 2019

    Dec 11, 2018

    Delta Air Lines is shaking up its boarding process, ditching zone boarding for boarding by ticket type.
    The Atlanta based carrier is renaming, and even color coding, its boarding groups, and increasing the number per flight from six to seven or eight depending on the aircraft. The goal: a smo...


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    ADRIAN ZECHA READIES DEBUT OF SECOND HOTEL IN VIETNAM

    Dec 11, 2018

    Azeri, an emerging hospitality group led by hotelier Adrian Zecha, is planting another flag in the former imperial capital of Vietnam. The historic hotel, to be known as Azeri La Residence, Hue, will celebrate an official opening in February after the most extensive renovation since the historic, 19...


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    EUROPE’S BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS: SWISS TREATS AND CRAFTS IN BASEL

    Dec 11, 2018

    It is early evening in the Swiss city and its two Christmas markets are bathed in a golden glow. Thousands of sparkling lights cast a magical spell over the rustic stalls, as well as over the historic Old Town that extends beyond them.
    Spread across two squares, Basel’s annual Christmas...


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    25 MUST-SEE BUILDINGS IN MICHIGAN

    Dec 11, 2018

    Michigan has a dynamic architectural heritage stemming from the state’s great contribution to design. From automobiles to furniture design, Michigan has an impressive building stock that spans from the late 19th century to the current day. Michigan’s architectural story is a rich canvas ...


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    SINGAPORE AIRLINES USES REAL TIME DATA FEEDBACK TO TAKE CONTROL

    Dec 11, 2018

    Singapore Airlines (SIA) launched its brand new operations management system today. Built in partnership with IT firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), SIA has high hopes for the Intelligent Airline Operations (IAO) tool, which it believes will transform how airlines handle service disruption as well...


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    OCEANSCAPE YACHTS SHARES DOZENS OF IDEAS FOR YOUR NEXT LUXURY ESCAPE

    Dec 10, 2018

    If you’re looking for unique and exciting ideas for your next vacation, look no further than the new ebook from OceanScape Yachts. Sea The World Differently: A Destination Guide for Your Next Vacation is jam-packed with ideas, tips, and suggestions for enjoying the world’s hottest and mo...


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    5 (MORE) HIDDEN-GEM GREEK ISLANDS

    Dec 10, 2018

    Millions of visitors flock to Greece each year to seek out its cultural treasures and natural beauty. Some rubberneck with the crowds chasing sunsets in Oia on Santorini, or seek out raucous revelry on ultra-chic Mykonos. Far beyond the usual Greek island suspects are less-touristy gems where you ex...


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    DECEMBER'S #AVGEEK GALLERY: 30 COOL AVIATION PHOTOS

    Dec 10, 2018

    Hello, Today in the Sky readers! It's time for the December 2018 edition of our "#avgeek photo gallery." For the uninitiated, it's a batch of the fun airplane and aviation photos from around the globe.
    Our #avgeek gallery first launched in January 2015. Since then, it has be...


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    BUILDING BRAND LOYALTY IN THE ERA OF THE EMPOWERED TRAVELER

    Dec 10, 2018

    Today, brand loyalty doesn’t start when a traveler joins a rewards program, it starts with a great experience. The key to delivering that great experience is by gathering the right data and using it to gain insights into each traveler’s behavior and preferences. That data can then help u...


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    AIRBNB RANKS THE WORLD'S TOP DESTINATIONS FOR 2019

    Dec 10, 2018

    As the end of 2018 approaches and travelers prepare to plan their trips in 2019 and beyond, the internet becomes a veritable cacophony of catalogs listing up-and-coming destinations for every taste and budget. One of the latest lists comes courtesy of travel industry disruptor Airbnb, which rounded ...


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    ASK THE CAPTAIN: MORE REASSURANCES ABOUT TURBULENCE

    Dec 09, 2018

    The best steps to take physically are to remain seated with your seat belt securely fastened. This will prevent you being bounced around in the seat. If you want to sit in the area of the airplane that moves the least during turbulence, then choose a seat over the middle of the wing. The aft section...


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    EUROPEAN BIZ TRAVELERS CHOOSE ONLINE TRAVEL AGENCIES

    Dec 07, 2018

    New research shows that European business travelers, in particular, think that online travel agencies offer the best blend of choice and savings, even if they are supposed to use an online booking tool.
    Maybe this shows a lack of proper education undertaken by companies, or just the reality t...


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    THE AMAZING WAYS TUI USES BLOCKCHAIN TO REVOLUTIONIZE THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY

    Dec 07, 2018

    Blockchain is the latest innovation to take over vacation planning. It's expected to disrupt the industry as much as when Expedia, Airbnb, and Priceline took vacation planning online. German company TUI Group, the world’s largest tourism company, is also the world’s pioneer to integr...


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    THE RITZ-CARLTON, KAPALUA OFFERS WHALE WATCHING EXPERIENCE

    Dec 06, 2018

    Situated on Maui’s north shore within the 22,000-acre Kapalua Resort, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers guests the chance to witness and learn firsthand about Hawaii’s whales. In partnership with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society, the newly renovated resort’s dedica...


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    PHOTO TOUR: FROM THE BEACHES TO THE HILLS, SEE THE BEST OF LOS ANGELES IN ONE DAY

    Dec 06, 2018

    So maybe you're on a one-day layover, or just really pressed for time. Perhaps Disneyland is the main attraction and you only have morning, afternoon and evening to explore Los Angeles, the nation's second-largest city.  So we'll skip downtown, museums, the Sunset Strip and Dodger S...


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    HYATT ANNOUNCES PLAN FOR FIRST HOTEL IN SOUTHEAST ASIA TO JOIN THE UNBOUND COLLECTION BY HYATT

    Dec 06, 2018

    Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with A&B Group for the Nam Nghi Phu Quoc Island to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand by early 2019. This will be the first hotel in Southeast Asia under The Unbound Collection by Hyat...


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    BOOKING A HOTEL, WHY NOT TRY PARASAILING? TRAVEL WEBSITES PUSH EXPERIENCES

    Dec 06, 2018

    Booking companies and hoteliers are trying to sell travelers more online than just a place to stay, an airline ticket or a car rental. These web-based firms also want customers to purchase experiences such as parasailing excursions, food tours, and aquarium adventures. The amount spent by travelers ...


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    PHOTO TOUR: FROM THE BEACHES TO THE HILLS, SEE THE BEST OF LOS ANGELES IN ONE DAY

    Dec 06, 2018

    So maybe you're on a one-day layover, or just really pressed for time. Perhaps Disneyland is the main attraction and you only have morning, afternoon and evening to explore Los Angeles, the nation's second-largest city. So we'll skip downtown, museums, the Sunset Strip and Dodger Stadium...


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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=10101010

    FINDING NATURAL RICHES IN THE WORLD'S DRIEST DESERT

    Dec 06, 2018

    Northern Chile's Atacama Desert is the driest and, it's been argued, oldest desert in the world -- characteristics that might lead travelers to believe it's an arid, windswept wasteland with little or nothing to see. A few days spent exploring its vast expanse, however, reveal the opposi...


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    OPENTABLE DINERS NAME THE 100 BEST RESTAURANTS IN THE USA

    Dec 06, 2018

    More than 12 million OpenTable diners have named their top restaurants in the USA. They range from restaurants with celebrity chefs to small, hidden gems. The verified diners reviewed more than 28,000 restaurants in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. New York had the most honorees, with 24 restauran...


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    TOURISM AND MARINE PARKS THREATEN THAILAND'S 'PEOPLE OF THE SEA'

    Dec 05, 2018

    When Sutem Lakkao's grandmother and father died, they were buried much as their ancestors had been: on the beach, close to their beloved boats so they could listen to the waves and watch over the Chao Lay community of fisherfolk in their afterlife. But when his time comes, Sutem will be laid to ...


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    HERE ARE THE BEST AIRLINES FOR 2018 ACCORDING TO THE POINTS GUY

    Dec 05, 2018

    US travel and credit card website The Points Guys held their inaugural TPG Awards on Tuesday. The gala, which was hosted by website-founder Brian Kelly at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York, saw the world of airlines converge with those of credit cards and hospitality.
    JetBl...


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    RICH FAMILY WANTS TO PAY SOMEONE £80K A YEAR TO TRAVEL THE WORLD PHOTOGRAPHING THEM

    Dec 05, 2018

    A British family is hiring a professional photographer to follow them around the world for a year and the money and the travel experiences aren't the only perks. The job, which will start from February 2019, will involve extensive travel around the world over a 12 month period. In addition to th...


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    BARBADOS TO HOST FIRST MILLENNIAL TRAVEL FORUM

    Dec 04, 2018

    Barbados will become the first destination to host the Millennial Travel Forum (MTF) when it kicks off MTF: Barbados in just under two weeks. The event, taking place December 12 - 16, features 15 successful Millennial agents who were invited by travAlliancemedia and ultimately selected by the Barbad...


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    25 STUNNING CHRISTMAS LIGHT DISPLAYS AROUND THE WORLD

    Dec 04, 2018

    Christmas is a magical time of the year. Parents take their young ones to fun holiday events such as visiting Santa at the local mall and driving around neighborhoods to see beautifully lit houses. And in the U.S. and abroad, outdoor light displays have become even more intricate and impressive over...


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    THE BEST U.S. RESTAURANTS: TRIPADVISOR'S 2018 AWARD WINNERS

    Dec 04, 2018

    The best fine dining restaurant in the USA, according to TripAdvisor users, is located in New York City.
    Gabriel Kreuther was rated the top U.S. restaurant on the travel review website. TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice awards were given to 75 U.S. restaurants this year. The restaur...


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    RETIRE SOONER AND TRAVEL MORE, FOR LESS

    Dec 04, 2018

    In October, Brad Barrett flew to Greece to gather with fellow enthusiasts of a lifestyle often known by the acronym FIRE, for “financial independence, retire early.” Mr. Barrett co-hosts one of the movement’s most popular podcasts, ChooseFI, often discussing how to maximize travel ...


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    AMERICAN AIRLINES DENIES ABANDONING ELDERLY WOMAN IN WHEELCHAIR AT CHICAGO O’HARE

    Dec 04, 2018

    American Airlines is denying a family’s claim that the company left their wheelchair-bound mother stranded for several hours at O’Hare International Airport on Friday after initially issuing an apology.
    On Monday, according to The Washington Post, American Airlines said the compan...


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    19 HOT DESTINATIONS FOR 2019, ACCORDING TO AIRBNB

    Dec 03, 2018

    In the coming weeks, you'll see dozens of lists predicting which destinations will attract visitors in 2019. Airbnb is just out with its predictions, but rather than basing them on the opinions of editors or PR reps, they're determined by search activity and bookings on its site. The accommo...


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    10 OVERSEAS SURF TRIPS THAT AUSSIES LOVE

    Dec 03, 2018

    When it comes to beaches, in Australia we’re blessed with waves and beauty (and a climate hard to top). There’s the wild, rugged coastline of Margaret River, the famous peaks of Bells Beach and the longboarder dreamscape that is The Pass in Byron Bay.
    Manly in Sydney, Burleigh to ...


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    NO PICTURES ALLOWED AT SOME OF THE MOST POPULAR TOURIST DESTINATIONS

    Dec 01, 2018

    Planning to go see a popular tourists attraction? It's probably a good idea to find out the photography policies first. That's because some of the most popular sightseeing destinations around the world have strict photography rules, and you can face fines or intense reprimands for pulling ou...


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    PHOTO TOUR: THE ANCIENT RUINS OF POMPEII, ITALY

    Nov 30, 2018

    Mount Vesuvius erupted in A.D. 79 and buried the Roman city of Pompeii, located near what is now Naples. Ever since the ruins were rediscovered in the 1700s, they have been attracting tourists. Visitors can explore the preserved streets and learn about how the ancient civilization lived and worked. ...


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    FIRST NEW CELEBRITY CRUISES SHIP IN SIX YEARS, CELEBRITY EDGE, BEGINS TRIPS FROM FLORIDA

    Nov 30, 2018

    Saturday will be a big day for Celebrity Cruises fans as the line's first new ship in six years begins sailing with paying passengers for the first time. The much-awaited, 2,918-passenger Celebrity Edge will depart Florida's Port Everglades Saturday afternoon on a three-night voyage to Nassa...


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    9 BEST BOUTIQUE HOTELS FOR HONEYMOONS IN SANTORINI

    Nov 28, 2018

    You’ve spent months meticulously planning a memorable wedding. The band is booked, the florist is putting the finishing touches on the beautiful bouquets, and the dress is being tailored to your exact proportions. The only outstanding question: Where to honeymoon? Santorini is a popular pick a...


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    INNOVATIVE 'MAGIC CARPET' ON NEW CELEBRITY CRUISE SHIP BRINGS PASSENGERS TO WATER'S EDGE

    Nov 28, 2018

    Call it the most unusual new feature to debut this year on a cruise ship. Celebrity Edge, the new Celebrity Cruises vessel being unveiled this week in Florida, boasts a first-of-its-kind, 90-ton passenger platform hanging over its side that serves a range of functions as it moves up and down the shi...


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    10 TINY HAPPY HAWAIIAN HUTS

    Nov 28, 2018

    It's often said that small is beautiful, and some believe that all you really need in order to be happy is a hut and a heart. Of course, it might help considerably if your hut is immersed in the tropical, tranquil splendors of Hawaii. Scroll through the slideshow above to see a selection of mode...


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    ONLINE TRAVEL NEWCOMER ON THE BEACH IS NOW WORTH MORE THAN THOMAS COOK

    Nov 28, 2018

    Web-based vacation retailer On the Beach Group Plc’s market value surpassed that of high street favorite Thomas Cook Group Plc, reflecting a metaphorical changing of the guard in the U.K. travel sector.
    Shares of On the Beach jumped as much as 4.9 percent on Wednesday after the Manchest...


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    WHY SHORT BREAKS RULE OVER LONG HOLIDAYS

    Nov 28, 2018

    The Short Break Survey revealed that the appetite for short breaks are ever increasing — with 28% of people taking more short breaks in 2018 than they did five years ago. The inaugural survey, commissioned by Flybe and conducted by OnePoll during summer 2018, polled 2,000 people across the UK,...


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    HOW HONEYMOONS ARE CHANGING

    Nov 28, 2018

    The Skift New Luxury newsletter is our weekly newsletter focused on the business of selling luxury travel, the people and companies creating and selling experiences, emerging trends, and the changing consumer habits around the sector.
    Like every other aspect of the travel market, honeymoons a...


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    WHAT THE LATEST BREXIT AGREEMENT MEANS FOR TRAVEL AND TOURISM

    Nov 28, 2018

    The European Union leaders last weekend approved the UK’s Brexit deal at a summit in Brussels.
    The deal nominally brought to an end months of negotiations and will not only help frame the divorce but also the future relations between the two entities. For those who haven’t been pa...


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    5 ROSEWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS TO VISIT IN 2019

    Nov 27, 2018

    Located just 90 miles north of Los Angeles in Santa Barbara’s picturesque Montecito community, the highly anticipated Rosewood Miramar Beach will be the fourth property in California for the ultra-luxury hotel brand, boasting 161 inspired accommodations and the only guestrooms in all of Southe...


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    WORLD-CLASS ROAD TRIPS: OSLO TO BERGEN, NORWAY

    Nov 27, 2018

    The train came to a halt far above the valley, at a raging cataract called Kjosfossen Waterfall. Everybody got out to look and take pictures. Cascading from high above, part of it free-falling more than 300 feet, the waterfall would have been impressive at any time, but it was expanded on this day b...


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    EXCLUSIVE LOOK INSIDE THE NEW MAGASHI LUXURY TENTED CAMP IN RWANDA

    Nov 27, 2018

    The luxury glamping experience now arrives in Rwanda as Wilderness Safaris will launch a new luxury camp,  Magashi, in Akagera National Park in the late Spring of 2019. Six stunning and spacious tented guest rooms offer spectacular views over Lake Rwanyakazinga while Magashi’s main area i...


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    DURING THE HOLIDAYS, NEW ENGLAND'S ISLANDS HAVE A FESTIVE COASTAL CHARM

    Nov 27, 2018

    During the summer, ferry reservations to the most popular islands off the New England coast are hard to come by. That's all the better for the hardy souls who brave the boats during the holiday months. Once there, you'll find a totally unique kind of holiday charm, from Christmas trees made ...


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    A GIANT ARK, A BIBLE WAX MUSEUM AND PRAYER: HOW RELIGIOUS PEOPLE TAKE THEIR BELIEFS ON VACATION

    Nov 26, 2018

    Religious Americans do not leave their beliefs at home when they go on vacation.
    In fact, many incorporate them into their relaxation and exploration time, adding religion-based activities and tourism sites to their travel itineraries. JoAnna and Jeff Gavlik's Christian beliefs are what m...


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    HOLIDAY DRINKS GIFT GUIDE: TOP-SHELF CHOICES FROM BOURBON TO BUBBLY

    Nov 26, 2018

    The holiday season is upon us and that means it’s the most wonderful time of year – to raise a glass. There’s something extra special about giving the gift of a fine spirit or fancy bottle of Champagne. Among 2018’s best options are favorite brands of sparkling with limited-e...


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    POST-THANKSGIVING FLIGHT WOES: 1,900+ CANCELLATIONS SINCE SUNDAY

    Nov 26, 2018

    Travelers faced more flight woes on Monday as a winter storm wreaked havoc on flights across the Midwest. The wintry weather compounded problems that began for air travelers on Sunday, when more than 1,200 flights were canceled across the USA. Major airlines were waiving rebooking fees at a number o...


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    4 MUST-VISIT DESTINATIONS FOR SPRING IN THE US

    Nov 26, 2018

    Spring is, arguably, the ideal time to visit the United States. The season brings natural wonder with it, clearing away blankets of thick snow, bringing animals out from hibernation and coaxing flowers into bloom. You don’t need to be a fan of U2 to want to visit Joshua Tree National Park...


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    USA TODAY EXCLUSIVE: INSIDE CELEBRITY CRUISES' GROUNDBREAKING NEW SHIP, CELEBRITY EDGE

    Nov 25, 2018

    What's it like on Celebrity Edge, the much-awaited new ship from Celebrity Cruises? See for yourself with a scroll through the carousel on this page, which offers the first look at the soon-to-debut, 2,918-passenger vessel in advance of its first voyage with paying passengers. USA TODAY Cruise h...


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    10 CLASSIC COLLEGE-TOWN HOTELS FOR VISITING STUDENTS AND RETURNING ALUMNI

    Nov 23, 2018

    Whether you’re visiting a college campus to catch a football game or for a student tour, there’s no need to check into a cookie-cutter hotel, says Rob Franek, editor-in-chief at the educational services company The Princeton Review, and author of the book "The Best 384 Colleges"...


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    AIRLINES ROLL OUT BLACK FRIDAY, CYBER MONDAY SALES

    Nov 23, 2018

    Looking for an air travel bargain this holiday shopping season? “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” are now firmly entrenched on the ever-growing calendar of holiday marketing gimmicks, giving consumers a virtual cornucopia of deal-hunting opportunities timed to the Thanksgivin...


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    THANKSGIVING FLIGHTS: WILL SNOW SNARL YOUR TRIP BACK HOME?

    Nov 23, 2018

    Air travelers enjoyed a mostly uneventful lead-up to the Thanksgiving holiday this year. Now, can that luck hold for the return trip home?
    There were few problems on Friday, typically one of the lighter travel days of the year. Nationwide, fewer than two dozen flights had been canceled and on...


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    VIRGIN HOLIDAYS BLACK FRIDAY DEAL OFFERS £150 OFF HOLIDAYS TO THE USA INCLUDING ORLANDO

    Nov 23, 2018

    Virgin Holidays is giving holidaymakers the chance to bag a glamorous holiday for less this Black Fridayand there are tempting savings to be had. The travel firm is offering up to £150 off sun-soaked holidays in the USA including Florida, as well as other popular destinations from the Caribbea...


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    LIVE: BEST BLACK FRIDAY DEALS ON FLIGHTS, HOTELS AND GAMES

    Nov 22, 2018

    Black Friday is less than 24 hours away and the biggest retailers on the planet are cutting prices.
    The biggest shopping day of the year falls on 23 November this year but Amazon, Argos, Currys PC World and more are reducing prices throughout Thursday and Friday this year.
    We can expec...


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    SILVER DOLLAR CITY KEEPS GETTING BRIGHTER AND BRIGHTER FOR THE HOLIDAYS

    Nov 21, 2018

    the early 1980s, Silver Dollar City was dark in November and December, with the entire park closed and quiet for the long wait for spring when visitors would return. Step onto the Square at Silver Dollar City in November and December now, and you might think you have arrived at the most illuminated ...


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    54 MILLION AMERICANS TRAVELING THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY, MOST SINCE 2005

    Nov 21, 2018

    The American Automobile Association is predicting over 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase over last year. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume in more than a dozen years (since 2005), with ...


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    9 INSANELY AFFORDABLE WINTER VACATION DESTINATIONS FOR 2018-19

    Nov 21, 2018

    If you haven’t taken a look at SmarterTravel’s cheapest places to fly right now, you should. But getting a cheap flight only puts you halfway toward affordable. In that spirit, here are nine affordable winter vacation destinations that offer both cheap flights and good on-the-ground pric...


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    WANT TO TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD? HOW ONE COUPLE IS DOING IT WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK

    Nov 21, 2018

    To many, travelling the world may seem like a pipe dream. Whether it’s due to a tight budget or a very busy work schedule, many people may feel like they don’t have the means to accomplish their travel goals. However, one couple is altering the perceptions of the cost of traveling, while...


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    5 THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT NEW WORLD'S LARGEST CRUISE SHIP SYMPHONY OF THE SEAS

    Nov 20, 2018

    What's to love about Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, the giant new cruise ship that was christened in Miami on Thursday? A lot, if you're a fan of big, bustling, resort-like vessels that are chock-full of activities.  At 228,081 tons, Symphony is the largest cruise ship ever...


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    DISNEY WORLD FOR THE HOLIDAYS: BIG CELEBRATIONS, BIGGER CROWDS

    Nov 20, 2018

    Over the Jungle River and through the Hundred Acre Woods, to Walt Disney World they go. If you think it's tough getting a ride on Splash Mountain in July, try going the week between Christmas and New Year's. Holiday crowds typically jam the Magic Kingdom to the point that The Mouse often lif...


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    WINTER WONDERLAND: SCENIC, SNOWY VACATION RENTALS FROM HOMEAWAY

    Nov 19, 2018

    Some people hide away from blustery weather, or plan their winter vacations in tropical locales. But snow lovers are always looking for places to embrace winter and its stark beauty. HomeAway has assembled what it calls its Winter Collection, some of the vacation rental site’s best and most po...


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    RIDICULOUS ANIMALS OF THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

    Nov 18, 2018

    The Galapagos Islands are home to many animal species found nowhere else in the world. Situated roughly 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, this archipelago of volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean offers an isolated setting in which visitors can observe wildlife in nearly undisturbed habitats. Char...


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    THE 5 TYPES OF PEOPLE WHO SHOULD VISIT DISNEYLAND AT CHRISTMAS. ARE YOU ONE OF THEM?

    Nov 16, 2018

    Anyone who visits Disneyland during the holidays knows that the theme park didn’t invent Christmas cheer. It perfected it. From a towering holiday tree to the wreaths and lights that drip from any real estate capable of supporting decorations, Disneyland is the center of the yule-universe. It ...


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    TODDLER TRIGGERS BOTTLE SMASH AS SYMPHONY OF THE SEAS CHRISTENED IN MIAMI

    Nov 16, 2018

    In the end, it was one of the smallest of humans who set in motion the christening of the biggest of cruise ships. One-year-old Ocean PenaVega, with an assist from his parents, actors and mega cruise fans Carlos and Alexa PenaVega, pressed a button late Thursday in Miami to trigger the smashing of a...


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    PHOTO TOUR: CLASSIC FLORIDA AT BOCA RATON RESORT & CLUB

    Nov 15, 2018

    Arriving at Boca Raton Resort & Club in South Florida is an impressive experience. A long driveway lined with swaying palm trees leads guests past fountains and to the entrance of the opulent resort, which opened in 1926 as the Cloister Inn. The then-100-room inn was modeled after a Spanish cast...


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    7 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR NEXT USA TRIP

    Nov 15, 2018

    The new year heralds a bonanza of hotel openings, new exhibitions and compelling reasons to visit the Land of Stars and Stripes.
    From Broadway blockbusters in New York to luxe LA hotels and glamping, the United States is rolling out the welcome mat for Aussie visitors in 2019. Start saving th...


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    9 CARIBBEAN RESORTS THAT SHOULD BE ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

    Nov 14, 2018

    Everyone has their own bucket list of travel destinations, places like Machu Picchu and the Grand Canyon. But we believe hotels are deserving of a see-before-you-die checklist, too. With that in mind, Oyster.com compiled nine bucket list-worthy resorts in the Caribbean, from St. Lucia to St. Barts a...


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    SUSHI VILLAGE: WHISTLER’S LEGENDARY SKI-TOWN EATERY STILL WOWS VISITORS

    Nov 14, 2018

    Ski season is coming fast, and in the world of skiing, nothing is bigger than Whistler/Blackcomb – it’s the largest, tallest and most visited resort in North America, hosted the skiing for the Vancouver Olympics, and is a bucket-list destination for skiers and snowboarders worldwide. In ...


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    WHY YOU SHOULD TRAVEL ON THE DAY OF THANKSGIVING OR CHRISTMAS

    Nov 13, 2018

    The holidays are quickly approaching, which means scrambling to buy gifts, figuring out who to tip and how much, higher airline prices and millions of people hitting the road and the skies to visit family and friends.
    If you’re getting stressed about the season, you may want to consider...


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    8 PICTURE-PERFECT COVERED BRIDGES TO VISIT AROUND WISCONSIN

    Nov 13, 2018

    They were built for mainly practical purposes, but now they’re built more for looks: a picturesque setting for family photos, a romantic spot to propose, a beautiful display of craftsmanship in a concrete-and-steel world. They’re Wisconsin’s covered bridges, and they're worth v...


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    COUNTRIES AND CITIES WHERE ENGLISH TRAVELS WELL

    Nov 12, 2018

    Americans are sometimes criticized for speaking fewer foreign languages than citizens of many other nations. Some of this is attributable to our geography – if you live in, say, Kansas City, you can go 500 miles in any direction and end up in places that may be vastly different in terms of lan...


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    THANKSGIVING FLYING GUIDE: 7 THINGS TO KNOW

    Nov 12, 2018

    This year’s Thanksgiving travel season could be the busiest on record for air travelers. The Transportation Security Administration expects that it will screen a record number of travelers during the period, and there could be a similar projection when the Airlines for America industry trade g...


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    LOST AND FOUND: PHOTOGRAPHER BRONSON DORSEY REDISCOVERS THE FORGOTTEN PLACES OF TEXAS

    Nov 02, 2018

    In the summer of 2009, Bronson Dorsey went on a photo camping trip to Big Bend Ranch State Park in West Texas. Driving back to his Austin home, the retired architect came across a few abandoned buildings on the side of the road and felt compelled to stop for an hour and snap a few shots. It occurred...

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    PHOTOS: AMTRAK'S PASSENGER TRAINS THROUGH THE YEARS

    Nov 02, 2018

    For its launch in 1971, Amtrak handpicked approximately 1,300 cars from a total pool of 3,000 held by the two dozen private railroads that had ceased operations. Amtrak soon began a program to refurbish and paint the cars in its red, white and blue color scheme. The fleet has continued to evolve eve...

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    20 ROUND TRIP FLIGHTS FOR UNDER $400 YOU CAN GET FROM BOSTON RIGHT NOW

    Nov 02, 2018

    We've all been there before. It's late at night, you're lying in bed as you scroll through Instagram (points if you've accidentall dropped your phone on your face beore!), and you sigh because you see everybody on your feed traveling to an exotic place.
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    THE 15 BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS AROUND THE USA

    Nov 01, 2018

    This isn’t the only holiday market in New York City, but it’s definitely one of the most popular. Featuring more than 70 stalls, all manned by local craftspeople, artists and food providers, the Union Square Holiday Market is the perfect place to do a spot of Christmas shopping. There ar...

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    MILLENIALS ARE FASTEST GROWING TRAVEL DEMOGRAPHIC, INCREASINGLY EXPLORING SOLO

    Nov 01, 2018

    While making money and earning a steady income are important factors in life, what’s the point of it all if you aren't actually enjoying it? Welcome to the world of millennial travel. The newest demographic taking over the world of travel values once-in-a-lifetime experiences, Instagramabl...

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    12 AMAZING HOTEL BALCONIES AROUND THE WORLD

    Oct 31, 2018

    Local minibars, Bluetooth speakers and bespoke toiletries. More and more, hotels are stocking their guest rooms with upscale and state-of-the-art amenities as a way to draw bookings. But for many travelers, there’s one feature that trumps pillow menus, LCD TVs and all the rest: a balcony. Afte...

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    NEW E-TICKET ATTRACTION RUMORED FOR DISNEYLAND'S TOONTOWN

    Oct 31, 2018

    There may be good and bad news for Disneyland fans hoping Toontown’s days were numbered.
    Even as paint and interest fade in the beleaguered neighborhood, Disney could soon reinvigorate the area with to a new E-ticket attraction, according to WDW News Today. The site reported Toontown wi...

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    5 HOLIDAY HOTSPOTS FOR BARGAIN SHOPPING BLISS

    Oct 30, 2018

    Savvy shoppers head to the destinations where you can find luxury items that won’t bust your holiday budget and get an instagrammable escape while you’re at it. From great value gold in Dubai to cut-price Chanel in Japan, we’ve found five high-end hotspots where you can combine a p...

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    THE MOST (AND LEAST) AFFORDABLE HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS IN THE US

    Oct 30, 2018

    As the song goes, there’s no place like home for the holidays. But, if you prefer to get away, there are plenty of cheap holiday trips that are worth taking. To help you pinpoint where to spend your Thanksgiving or Christmas without breaking your budget, GOBankingRates chose the most popular t...

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    THESE ARE THE MOST INSTAGRAM-WORTHY A-FRAME CABINS ON HOMEAWAY

    Oct 29, 2018

    They were popular in the 1950s and 1960s. Now A-frame cabins are having a resurgence just in time for the leaf-peeping season. “Their very appearance reminds people of the lakeside getaways of their childhoods,” says Melanie Fish,  a travel expert at HomeAway, an online vacation ren...

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    GREAT AMERICAN FACTORY TOURS: MARTIN GUITARS IN NAZARETH, PA.

    Oct 29, 2018

    German immigrant Christian Friedrich Martin began shaping wood into guitars in Nazareth in 1838. He had come from Saxony to New York City a few years earlier but migrated with his young family to this central Pennsylvania community of Moravians in the Lehigh Valley. He said the rolling green hills r...

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    HOW TO AVOID FIGHTING ABOUT FOOD WHEN TRAVELING WITH KIDS

    Oct 29, 2018

    If you're like me, you spend a lot of time thinking about food when you travel. And if you have kids, they spend even more time thinking – and arguing – about food. Culinary travel is a huge trend. About 22 million Americans will take a culinary-focused vacation in the next year, acc...

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    50 STATE ROAD TRIP: LANDMARKS THAT REPRESENT EACH STATE

    Oct 25, 2018

    What best represents a state? Is it a historic building, or a scenic natural phenomenon? How about something the state is best known for? Any and all of these criteria come into play when coming up with a landmark that represents each state.
    Of course, no one building or monument could possib...

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    THE BEST PLACES TO BOOK A HEALTHY GETAWAY THIS YEAR

    Oct 24, 2018

    Don’t miss the chef ’s counter experience here. You’ll watch as your five-course meal is prepared using fresh ingredients sourced from local farms. (One recent dish? Duck prosciutto.) Cap off your evening by bowling a few frames in the vintage lane. Plant Theory, the restaurant in ...

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    PONTE IMMACOLATA IN UGANDA, MESSICO, USA, ALASKA E ISRAELE CON GATTINONI

    Oct 24, 2018

    To celebrate the Immaculate Conception, Gattinoni Mondo di Vacanze has selected some travel experiences that combine the pleasure of discovery and fun. Uganda Jungle Experience: a guided tour that, from Entebbe, reaches Lake Mburo through expanses of papyrus, forests and the savannah, and then leave...


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    LONELY PLANET PICKS THE TOP TRAVEL DESTINATIONS FOR 2019

    Oct 23, 2018

    Looking for some inspiration for your next trip? Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019 names the top 10 countries, cities, regions and best value destinations that Lonely Planet experts recommend travelers experience next year. Click through the gallery above to see the winners in all four categ...


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    10 HIDDEN PLACES THE WORLD DOESN’T KNOW ABOUT

    Oct 18, 2018

    Need to get away from it all — including other tourists? I got the inside scoop on 10 hidden destinations from Joe Yogerst, one of the authors of "National Geographic‘s Secret Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Best Hidden Travel Gems." His picks will give even th...

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    FAST-GROWING MSC CRUISES REVEALS PLANS FOR A NEW 'ULTRA-LUXURY' DIVISION

    Oct 18, 2018

    The battle for well-heeled cruisers is about to heat up. Fast-growing MSC Cruises on Thursday revealed plans to add a new "ultra-luxury" division that will compete in the space currently dominated by such lines as Silversea Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. ...

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    THE 8 COOLEST TREE HOUSE HOTELS IN CENTRAL AMERICA

    Oct 17, 2018

    Whether you spent your youthful years in a tree house or pining over one, hotels around the world are here to turn your nostalgic childhood reveries into adult realities. Make no mistake, though: These rustic retreats perched in the trees are not the wobbly contraptions cobbled together in your back...


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    DESTINATIONS YOU HAVE TO VISIT BEFORE THEY GET OVERCROWDED

    Oct 17, 2018

    Now you can! Well, not exactly Bali or Croatia – but these destinations are definitely worth a visit before they’re on the rest of the world’s radar. Luckily, KAYAK.com.au has released its annual ‘Better-Now-Than-Later’ travel report, to help Aussie travelers discover u...


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    FROM ZIP LINES TO SURFING POOLS, 30 CRUISE SHIP ATTRACTIONS THAT WILL BLOW YOUR MIND

    Oct 16, 2018

    here was a time when the most exciting thing on the top deck of a cruise ship was a small pool. Or maybe a shuffleboard court. But those days are long gone.
    Today's cruise ships are floating mega-resorts loaded with deck-top amusements that would have been unthinkable just a decade or two...

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    SIX FLAGS: NEW ROLLER COASTERS, THRILL RIDES ANNOUNCED FOR 2019

    Oct 16, 2018

    When you think of Six Flags, chances are you think of thrills. That’s because the amusement park chain has built its reputation on scaring the bejeezus out of anyone who dares to brave its roller coasters and other rides. For 2019, Six Flags will burnish its reputation with another batch of sc...

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    OVERSIZED FLYERS A CHALLENGE FOR SEATMATES AND AIRLINES

    Oct 14, 2018

    It's true, Americans are getting larger and airline seats are shrinking. So confrontations between oversize airline passengers and their fellow travelers are inevitable. The average American man weighs 15 pounds more than he did 20 years ago, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prev...

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    HAWAII CRUISES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE WAKE OF THIS YEAR'S VOLCANO ERUPTION

    Oct 12, 2018

    You'd be forgiven for being skittish about the idea. The massive eruption of the Kilauea volcano on the island of Hawaii over the summer initially made a mess of Hawaii cruise itineraries. With lava flowing and volcanic fumes blowing, nearly half a dozen lines canceled calls at the island and re...

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    NORTH CASCADES NATIONAL PARK HAS SOME OF THE BEST VIEWS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

    Oct 10, 2018

    North Cascades National Park turned 50 years old on Oct. 2. For five decades, the park has protected dynamic wilderness landscape, glaciated peaks, countless cascading streams, unique natural beauty and important human histories.
    To celebrate the occasion, the U.S. Department of the Interior ...


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    NASHVILLE HOTELS: TRIPADVISOR'S BEST VALUE PICKS FOR OCTOBER

    Oct 10, 2018

    Nashville, Tennessee, is home to the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame.
    But there’s more to Nashville than its country music scene.The culinary scene in Nashville has exploded in recent years with Jonathan Waxman’s Adele’s, Trey Cioccia’s The Farm House...

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    BEAUTIFUL DESIGN ON A BUDGET: 16 AFFORDABLE HOTELS AND VACATION RENTALS

    Oct 09, 2018

    Add a healthy dose of design to your upcoming travels with these luxurious and affordable accommodations. Click through the slideshow above and feast your eyes upon these beautifully designed hotels, apartments, and bungalows that are as affordable as they are chic. You'll find everything from a...

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    LONELY PLANET PICKS THE WORLD'S MOST AMAZING TRAIN RIDES

    Oct 09, 2018

    Lonely Planet’s new book "Amazing Train Journeys" (Oct. 16, 2018, $25.00) spotlights 60 of the world’s greatest, most memorable routes, as selected by its train-loving travel experts. From epic international routes to commuter lines to classic heritage railroad tracks, it takes...


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    ROYAL CARIBBEAN TO CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY ON WORLD'S LARGEST CRUISE SHIP

    Oct 08, 2018

    Royal Caribbean is throwing itself a blow-out anniversary party, and you're all invited. The Miami-based cruise giant has revealed plans for a "50 Years Bold Birthday Cruise" to celebrate its 50th anniversary, which is taking place this year. Kicking off in Miami on November 2, 2019, t...

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    UNLOCKING TRAVEL THROUGH FOOD: HOW SORTED WENT FROM HOW-TO COOKING VIDEOS TO DESTINATION MARKETING

    Oct 08, 2018

    With infinite content available, there is an onus on content creators to develop highly original content that avoids the clichés captured by your typical travel ad. On top of that, there is pressure to cultivate a defined and sometimes unique audience demographic, and then produce future cont...

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    ALL ABOARD THE BRIGHTLINE'S TASTING TRAIN IN FLORIDA

    Oct 05, 2018

    Florida's new intercity passenger rail service is looking to do more than just transport its customers from place to place. On the evening of Oct. 5, Brightline launches its second in a series of onboard culinary experiences. The monthly Tasting Train series, which debuted in September, includes...

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    THE WORST DAYS TO FLY FOR THANKSGIVING 2018

    Oct 04, 2018

    I won’t keep you in suspense about Thanksgiving travel, because you have tickets to buy! And yes, these are the worst because this is when most of us want to fly. They are also the days when those of us who are tied to school or work schedules have to fly because they’re the only vacatio...

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    THESE ARE THE WORLD'S MOST POPULAR DESTINATIONS

    Oct 04, 2018

    The number of overnight visitors to top worldwide destinations had its highest growth since the global economic slowdown of 2009, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization.
    When ranking the world’s top international destinations, the UNWTO considers both international t...

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    11 LUXURY DESTINATIONS THAT ARE CHEAPER THAN YOU THINK

    Oct 04, 2018

    Luxury doesn’t have to mean expensive, especially in a destination with a favorable exchange rate. If beachfront villas and fine dining without the five-star price tag is more your travel style, consider these 11 luxury destinations and hotels around the world that offer affordable-yet-glamoro...

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    TRAVELING WITH KIDS REQUIRES DUE DILIGENCE

    Oct 03, 2018

    Being inconvenienced on vacation is bad enough, but being inconvenienced with kids can turn any trip very sour, very fast. For those intrepid enough to hit the roads (and skies) with kids, policies are continually changing so it can pay to double-check the particulars before you leave home.
    A...

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    FORBES TRAVEL GUIDE: HERE ARE THE MOST LUXURIOUS HOTELS IN THE WORLD

    Oct 03, 2018

    Forbes Travel Guide has for the first time created a verified list of the world’s most luxurious hotels.
    The guide named 58 hotels to the list. It also chose the 30 most luxurious spas. The lists were decided on by Forbes’s inspectors who stayed at the properties incognito. They u...

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    WITH ARRIVAL OF NORWEGIAN BLISS, LOS ANGELES GETS ITS BIGGEST CRUISE SHIP EVER

    Sep 30, 2018

    Los Angeles soon will be home to one of the world's biggest cruise ships. Norwegian Cruise Line's 5-month-old Norwegian Bliss on Friday will begin sailing out of the city after an initial summer based in Seattle.  The 4,004-passenger vessel will operate a series of seven- and eight-nigh...

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    CAN YOU HANDLE A HAUNTED THEME PARK? FRIGHTENING THRILLS FROM MILD TO MURDEROUS

    Sep 30, 2018

    Now that it's October, many amusement parks have traded their bright colors and balloons for darkness and gloom. Anticipation for Halloween means many venues transform their once family-friendly spots to playgrounds of horror with ghoulish performers, spooky mazes and extended park hours. Get re...

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    THE MOVIE-THEMED TCM CLASSIC CRUISE WILL RETURN AFTER A THREE-YEAR HIATUS

    Sep 27, 2018

    The movie-themed TCM Classic Cruise is making a comeback. Turner Classic Movies this week announced it would bring back the concept in late 2019 after a three-year hiatus. The network said its first movie-themed cruise since 2016 would kick off on Oct. 22, 2019, in New York and take place on Disney ...

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    AMERICA’S FAVORITE AIRPORTS, AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY

    Sep 27, 2018

    Even with record-high passenger volumes to deal with and a plethora of major terminal construction projects underway around the country, U.S. airports are doing a bang-up job of pleasing passengers.
    That’s the major takeaway from the 2018 North America Airport Satisfaction Study recentl...

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    WORLD TOURISM DAY 2018: PROTECTING WORLD HERITAGE

    Sep 27, 2018

    Tourism is increasingly a major source of growth, employment, and income for many of the world’s countries, particularly in emerging economies. However, when mismanaged, overwhelming numbers of visitors can damage ancient monuments and put intangible heritage at risk. World Tourism Day is an o...

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    ON WORLD TOURISM DAY, HOW ABOUT A CHECKLIST ON ACING SOLO TRIPS?

    Sep 27, 2018

    Check the budget. List locations you have not yet visited. Match with your dream list. Look for the cheapest routes. Check visa requirements. Relook destinations. Move to tier-2 destinations shortlist. Look for the cheapest routes. Check visa requirements. Find destinations that were not in your lon...

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    THE 50 COOLEST NEIGHBORHOODS AROUND THE WORLD: UP AND COMING AREAS IN TOP CITIES

    Sep 26, 2018

    Do you prefer to avoid tourist haunts when you travel? Time Out, a global travel, and entertainment media group, surveyed over 15,000 people and combined the data with the expertise of its own worldwide network of editors and writers to reveal the coolest neighborhoods across the globe. The rankings...

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    THESE ARE THE TOP DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLD, ACCORDING TO MASTERCARD

    Sep 25, 2018

    Bangkok, London and Paris were the most popular international destinations last year, according to Mastercard.   Mastercard examined 162 cities worldwide to come up with its Global Destinations Cities Index. The ranking is based on the number of visitors and amount of money they spent in 2...

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    BEST AIRLINES FROM THE USA TO LONDON IN 2018

    Sep 25, 2018

    Usually, the road takes a big part of our lives. However, the comfort plays a big role during the road, especially during long-haul trips. In fact, to travel by airplane will be more convenient, as you can get and do everything you need and want. Moreover, it is the fastest way to get everywhere you...


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    DISNEY WORLD TICKETS: FLEXIBLE PRICING FOR ORLANDO THEME PARKS STARTS IN OCTOBER

    Sep 25, 2018

    Ticket prices at Walt Disney World will vary based on the date picked with a new online planning tool debuting next month. Disney World officials said Monday that prices at the resort’s four themes parks-Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios and Epcot-will be tweaked next month so t...

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    POLAR BEARS, ICE FIELDS: NEW CRUISES ACROSS RUSSIAN ARCTIC BRING RARE ADVENTURE

    Sep 21, 2018

    As vacation destinations go, Baranov Station is a bit bleak. Located on a remote, ice-covered island deep in the Russian Arctic, the small research outpost offers such attractions as a view of weathered meteorological huts and a walk past rusted oil drums.  But Alan Shenkin, 74, of Glasgow, Sco...

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    CROATIA’S ‘GAME OF THRONES’ TOWN THREATENED BY MASS TOURISM

    Sep 21, 2018

    Marc van Bloemen has lived in the old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, for decades, since he was a child. He says it used to be a privilege. Now it’s a nightmare.
    Crowds of tourists clog the entrances to the ancient walled city, a UNESCO...

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    THE 8 WORST FASHION MISTAKES YOU MAKE WHEN TRAVELING

    Sep 20, 2018

    Americans are known to make more fashion faux pas than other travelers — and I’m not just talking about flip-flops and cargo shorts (though those are pretty bad). Making certain fashion mistakes abroad can mean disrespecting cultural norms, offending locals, and at best, making it obviou...

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    BOOKING.COM'S TOP REVIEWED HOTELS IN MUNICH FOR OKTOBERFEST

    Sep 19, 2018

    Oktoberfest draws about 6 million participants each year. This year, the world’s largest beer festival will take place in Munich from Sept. 22 to Oct. 7. While many hotels have already been booked, there are still available properties in the capital city of Bavaria. USA TODAY asked Booking.com...

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    FIRST LOOK: INSIDE CELEBRITY EDGE, THE MUCH-AWAITED NEW SHIP FROM CELEBRITY CRUISES

    Sep 19, 2018

    What will it be like on Celebrity Edge, the much-awaited new ship from Celebrity Cruises? See for yourself with a scroll through the carousel above, which offers the first look at the soon-to-debut, 2,918-passenger vessel as it nears completion. USA TODAY Cruise is getting a sneak peek at Edge this ...

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    THESE ARE THE HAPPIEST STATES IN AMERICA

    Sep 18, 2018

    Hawaii has once again been named the happiest state in America, according to a new ranking by WalletHub. Though really, who could blame the people of the Aloha State for having a little spring in their step? They do, after all, have an average temperature that hovers between 70 and 88 degrees all ye...

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    FALL TRAVEL 2018: 10 FANTASTIC PLACES AND WHAT TO DO THERE

    Sep 17, 2018

    The end of summer doesn't mean the end to your fun. Some folks think the best season for travel is about to arrive. We've done our homework to come up with 10 of the best places to go in the fall of 2018 and what to do there when you arrive at your autumn destinations:Much copied but never b...

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    USA BUSINESS TRAVEL INSURANCE MARKET 2017

    Sep 17, 2018

    USA Business Travel Insurance Market Report provides the manufacturer's data which includes shipment, price, revenue, gross profit, interview record, business distribution etc., these data help the consumer know about the competitors better. This report also covers all the regions and countries ...


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    ABANDONED AMERICA: CALIFORNIA'S BEST-PRESERVED GHOST TOWN

    Sep 17, 2018

    One of the largest and best-preserved ghost towns in the United States, Bodie, California, has been a state park and a National Historic Landmark since 1962.
    Photographer Matthew Christopher visited Bodie to document its remaining structures, including a church, the school, a funeral parlor, ...


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    GERMAN LINE HAPAG-LLOYD CRUISES TARGETS ENGLISH SPEAKERS WITH NEW EXPEDITION SHIP

    Sep 17, 2018

    One of Germany's best-known cruise companies, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, hopes to draw more English speakers with a new dual-language expedition vessel.  The Hamburg-based line's 230-passenger HANSEATIC inspiration, debuting in late 2019, will offer announcements and programming in both Engli...

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    HOW TO FIND THE BEST–AND AVOID THE WORST–HOTEL ROOM

    Sep 16, 2018

    There's no quick answer to the question, "How do I find the best hotel room?" That's because no two hotel rooms are exactly alike. They defy easy SeatGuru-ization, which is to say you can't create a reliable online directory of room sizes and amenities.  But you can become...

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    ONE YEAR AFTER HURRICANE IRMA, FLORIDA'S TRAVEL INDUSTRY RECOVERS

    Sep 07, 2018

    Hurricane Irma, which hit the mainland USA on Sept. 10 last year, cost Florida $1.5 billion in visitor spending and 1.8 million visitors. But hotel and tourism officials say the state is rebounding.
    According to VISIT FLORIDA, the state’s tourism bureau, an estimated 34.9 million out-of...

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    THE BEST MUSEUMS IN THE WORLD, ACCORDING TO TRIPADVISOR

    Sep 06, 2018

    TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its 2018 Travelers’ Choice awards for museums. Winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for museums worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period. Click through the gallery above to s...


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    HOW TO REIMAGINE YOUR DREAM CAREER THROUGH TRAVEL

    Sep 06, 2018

    Amy Mihyang Ginther is a professor, a playwright, an actress, and a world traveler. This fall, Homeful: A New Solo Play About Roots & Restlessness — her one-woman show about travel, loss and finding home — debuts off-Broadway as part of United Solo, the world's largest solo theat...

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    FACEBOOK LETS ADVERTISERS TARGET USERS BASED ON TRAVEL-RELATED WEB HISTORY

    Sep 06, 2018

    Facebook has introduced a new way for advertisers to target users based on their history of travel-related web browsing. An expansion to Facebook’s Flight Ads will allow advertisers to retarget users based on visits to other flight-related Pages, websites and apps. Previously, the targeting ca...

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    EIGHT RETRO MOTELS SURE TO INSPIRE ROAD-TRIP NOSTALGIA

    Sep 05, 2018

    America’s love for automobiles paved the way for the iconic U.S. road trip. Motels, a name that blends the words “motor” and “hotel,” really took off in the ‘30s and ‘40s, when tourists needed a safe and inexpensive place to sleep while exploring the far rea...

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    29 MOST EXPENSIVE TOURIST DESTINATIONS IN THE US

    Sep 05, 2018

    Staying stateside is often a great way to cut costs while vacationing. But domestic destinations aren’t all created equal when it comes to certain expenses. After reviewing rankings from a variety of travel sites to determine the nation’s most popular tourist cities, GOBankingRates used ...

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    PEEK INSIDE THE LAST GREAT OCEAN LINERS, FROM QUEEN MARY TO THE SS UNITED STATES

    Sep 04, 2018

    They were icons of their era. Grand, elegant vessels built for epic journeys across the Atlantic. And even in retirement, they remain a sight to behold. USA TODAY's latest Cruise Ship Tour, in the carousel above, offers a peek inside three of the greatest ocean liners ever built, all now permane...

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    365TICKETS ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HOPPER BUS TOURS, SAN DIEGO

    Aug 31, 2018

    The Hopper is the city’s newest sightseeing service, allowing visitors to curate their tour experience.
    Passengers aboard the smart double-decker buses can experience six of San Diego’s vibrant locations at their own pace. Interactive narratives which focus on each location are de...


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    SUMMER ROAD-TRIPPING WHILE BLACK

    Aug 31, 2018

    I always knew that the lazy days of summer were coming to an end when my family piled into our 1979 black Cadillac Eldorado with red leather interior and began a two-day journey from Morristown, N.J., to Hilton Head Island, S.C. In the late 1970s, my father saw advertisements that touted the natural...

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    BEST TRAVEL INSURANCE FOR YOUR TRAVEL PERSONALITY AND NEEDS

    Aug 30, 2018

    Not every travel insurance plan is the same. Some companies are better for different types of trips. For example, the best travel insurance for extreme sports might not be the same as one for travelers going on a ritzy wine-tasting world tour. Your premium and coverage amount can differ significantl...

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    TRAVEL DESTINATIONS THAT FELL PREY TO CONFLICTS

    Aug 30, 2018

    The tourism industry is one of the leading contributors to the global economy. Travel buffs across the globe visit several tourist destinations with the urge to explore the heritage and culture of the place. But the growing conflicts across the world have affected several famous tourist destinations...

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    7 DESTINATIONS TO TRAVEL TO THIS FALL ACCORDING TO GEOFFREY KENT

    Aug 29, 2018

    While summer vacations spent frolicking by the beach will soon become a distant memory, we all have fall travel to look forward to. Milder climates, vivid landscapes, and fewer crowds make certain destinations much more attractive this time of year. To help you decide where to go for your autumnal a...

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    NOT JUST FOR LOUNGING: HOTELS BETTING BIG ON BALCONIES

    Aug 28, 2018

    For many hotel guests, a balcony (or lack there-of) is considered a major deal-breaker in whether or not they book a room. And for good reason. Is there anything better than watching the sunset from your own private perch? These days properties are upping their balcony offerings to go way beyond a p...


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    CAN I FIND A JOB THAT LETS ME TRAVEL THE WORLD?

    Aug 28, 2018

    With August winding down and your latest vacation just a lovely memory, maybe you’re not ready to unpack your suitcase yet—or maybe you yearn to be one of those people who’s always posting breathtaking Instagram photos from places like Bali. But is it possible to make a living whil...

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    26 PACKING ESSENTIALS WE NEVER TRAVEL WITHOUT

    Aug 28, 2018

    The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. I love traveling. Whether for work or for fun, domestic or international, to explore or to relax, I love being able to explore new pla...

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    AN ECONOMY IN THE CLOUDS: AIR TRAVELERS' $400.5 BILLION ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTION

    Aug 27, 2018

    There is a new global economy with a population larger than Belgium1, a GDP that rivals Norway, and world citizens who are well educated and on the move. Like most places, people here fall in love, make lasting business connections, aspire to polite social behaviors, and indulge in an array of food,...

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    TASTING TOUR: MADRID’S BEST FOOD MARKETS

    Aug 27, 2018

    Madrid, the capital of Spain and the third-largest city in the European Union, is a world leader in culture, art, entertainment, media and more. People have inhabited what is now modern-day Madrid since prehistoric times, so it’s no surprise that the city has been doing the indoor market thing...

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    WATERFALLS: 19 OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ACROSS THE US

    Aug 27, 2018

    Niagara Falls can be the trip of a lifetime, filling you with inspiration as you gaze up at 600,000 gallons of water per second plummeting over a 165-foot drop. The impressive falls aren’t the tallest or the widest in the country, though. Some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the country aw...

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    MGM OPENS MAJOR CASINO RESORT IN SPRINGFIELD, MASS.

    Aug 24, 2018

    Seven years ago, a tornado ripped through downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, turning a big part of the hometown of Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, into rubble. This western Massachusetts town is finally able to show off its recovery with the opening of the new MGM Springfield, a 2 million-...

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    LAS VEGAS: SNEAK PEEK AT PALMS CASINO RESORT'S $620 MILLION MAKEOVER

    Aug 24, 2018

    Palms Casino Resort, a one-time Las Vegas hot spot that hosted a season of MTV's "Real World" and Katy Perry's "Waking up in Vegas'' video, hopes to regain its hipness with a $620 million renovation.
    The 1,365-room hotel and casino, about a mile off the Strip be...

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    BAHAMAS 'SEIZES' GREATER TOURISM, AVIATION BUSINESS

    Aug 23, 2018

    The Bahamas has "seized additional business opportunities for its tourism and aviation sectors" at the world's largest international aviation conference. #Captain Greg Rolle, the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation's senior director of vertical markets and aviation, said The Bahamas h...


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    SEVEN OF THE WORLD’S MOST COLORFUL PLACES

    Aug 23, 2018

    If you saw a photograph of any of these colorful places, you’d think it was heavily edited. Can anywhere really have colors so bright and vibrant? These seven places are naturally vivid — but you may have to visit to believe it. Formed millions of years ago by layers of sandstone and min...

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    10 CAVES TO EXPLORE IN NATIONAL PARKS

    Aug 22, 2018

    With summer’s heat bearing down, thoughts tend to drift beachward – or northward. But many wise travelers are planning their explorations to go down – underground, that is. There are more than 4,700 caves in our national parks that can give you refuge from that relentless sun. Some...

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    OPENTABLE RATES THE 100 MOST SCENIC RESTAURANTS IN THE USA

    Aug 22, 2018

    Dining out is all about the food but a stunning view can elevate the experience.
    OpenTable, a provider of online restaurant reservations, has compiled a list of the 100 most scenic restaurants in the USA. The company, part of Booking Holdings Inc., generated the list from more than 12 million...

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    G ADVENTURES BREAKS RECORDS AND EARNS ACCOLADES IN THE USA

    Aug 21, 2018

    In closing the books on its fiscal year, which began in August 2017 and concluded last month, award-winning, small-group tour operator G Adventures reported record-breaking sales in the United States, which represent a 20 percent increase over the year prior. It also joined the ranks of America'...

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    US, UK ISSUES TRAVEL ADVISORY ON UGANDA

    Aug 20, 2018

    The United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued travel advice on Uganda warning its nationals of heightened political tensions. The USA Embassy in Kampala equally issued a travel advice statement on Sunday, predicting continued political protest. In a travel advisory issued on Sunday a...


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    ACCIDENTALLY ACROSS AMERICA: ON THE TRAIN

    Aug 20, 2018

    The editor asks if I can be in New York City by the end of May. There's a movie press junket that will cover living expenses for a few weeks. The film company offers to fly me to New York if I can get myself from Wellington to Los Angeles. A week later I'm packing a bag when the message come...

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    WHERE YOU SHOULD TRAVEL IN 2018 BASED ON YOUR STAR SIGN

    Aug 20, 2018

    Are you at a loss for where to plan your next getaway—then, why not leave it to the stars? Considering the influence your zodiac has on your personality, it's only fitting to assume that your celestial birth chart also has the power to dictate your travel habits. Whether you’re a cur...

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    BEST CEMETERIES TO VISIT IN NEW YORK: GREEN-WOOD AND WOODLAWN

    Aug 20, 2018

    Now, there are certain guys and dolls in the world for whom a slow perambulation through a cemetery is like catnip. Show them a graveyard and a headstone or two and they will be happy as a pig at a trough. This is easy for me to say for I am one of them. We are what the educated among you will call ...

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    5 EASY WAYS TO GET PICTURES OF YOURSELF ON A SOLO TRIP

    Aug 17, 2018

    I've spent the past year traveling the world alone and sharing my adventures online as a source of inspiration. My solo journey has been life-changing, so I aim to empower other girls who dream of taking their own solo trip one day. While there are many benefits to traveling alone, I've gott...

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    IS ARIZONA'S HORSESHOE BEND TOO POPULAR FOR ITS OWN GOOD?

    Aug 16, 2018

    In simpler times (before social media), Horseshoe Bend was a quiet yet spectacular stop along a lonely stretch of highway in northern Arizona. Visitors would wander in from U.S. 89, just south of Page, Arizona, either because they’d heard of the dramatic bend in the Colorado River from locals,...

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    10 AFFORDABLE LABOR DAY WEEKEND GETAWAYS FOR 2018

    Aug 16, 2018

    Between beach weekends and family outings, it’s easy to let summer slip away without planning a Labor Day weekend getaway. Later is better than never, though, thanks to these last-minute hotel deals and surprise airfare savings. Here are the best places to take a last-minute advantage of your ...

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    TRAVELPORT SIGNS DISTRIBUTION DEAL WITH COBALT AIR

    Aug 16, 2018

    Travelport has signed a new multi-year content agreement with Cobalt Air, which includes the use of the company’s leading merchandising tool, Travelport Rich Content & Branding. From its base in Cyprus, Cobalt Air, offers regular flights to 22 destinations in Greece, UK, Ireland, France, S...

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    HOW DISNEYLAND CHANGED TRAVEL—AND AMERICA

    Aug 14, 2018

    When Disneyland opened, its first day of operation was a disaster. Many of the park’s attractions weren’t in working order yet. Restaurants ran out of food and water fountains ran dry. The line of motorists trying to get in stretched down the freeway in the sweltering Southern California...

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    TOP 25 MARKETS TO BUY A VACATION RENTAL IN THE USA

    Aug 14, 2018

    Owning a vacation rental can be lucrative. A growing number of travelers are opting out of hotels and seeking condos or apartments that make them feel like they are living temporarily like a local.
    Vacasa, a vacation rental property management company, has for the first time ranked the top 25...

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    WHAT US CITIES HAVE THE BEST RAPID TRANSPORTATION?

    Aug 13, 2018

    Do you prefer visiting US cities with good rapid transportation so you don't have to rent a car or walk miles to get from place to place? If so, these cities offer some of the best options for trains and tram transportation for sightseeing and commuting. The Big Apple has one of the most extensi...

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    JETBLUE'S PREMIUM MINT SERVICE IS TERRIFIC--AND EXPANDING TO NEW LOCATIONS

    Aug 13, 2018

    I have long been a fan of JetBlue’s service. The individualized seatback TVs and unlimited snacks have kept my family content for years. So on a recent solo trip to San Diego, I decided to upgrade myself to JetBlue’s premium Mint service to see how the airline handled an upscale flying e...

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    PEOPLE IN THESE STATES TRAVEL MORE THAN EVERYONE ELSE

    Aug 08, 2018

    Time Off, a U.S. Travel Association campaign that seeks to prove the importance of vacation, conducts a survey every year to get a state-by-state picture of America's vacation habits. This year, the coalition interviewed over 4,300 full-time employees to find out which states take the most &mdas...

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    PHOTO TOUR: INSIDE PACIFIC PROVIDER, ONE OF THE WORLD'S SMALLEST CRUISE VESSELS

    Aug 07, 2018

    Are you the type of cruiser who just can't stand a crowd? Our latest Cruise Ship Tour, in the carousel above, offers a deck-by-deck look at what just may be the least-crowded cruise vessel on the world's oceans, Offshore Outpost Expeditions' Pacific Provider.  Specializing in intima...

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    HOTEL RENOVATIONS: PROPERTIES FROM TEXAS TO CALIFORNIA GET MAJOR UPGRADES

    Aug 07, 2018

    It's been a busy summer for the hotel industry. Hotel owners and managers keep responding with a healthy clip of new renovations. Here are a few recent notable ones. In celebration of its 45th anniversary this year, the Little America Hotel Flagstaff in Arizona has undergone an extensive renovat...

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    A NIGHTMARE DRIVE DOWN THE PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY CONJURES CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

    Aug 07, 2018

    This is how it was supposed to go: I’d head out first thing Friday morning, sun shining, windows down, music blasting. I’d make my first stop in Astoria for breakfast and a critical look at the first permanent U.S. settlement on the West Coast. From there, I’d make my way to U.S. R...

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    HOW TO AVOID CROWDS WHEN YOU TRAVEL THIS SUMMER

    Aug 06, 2018

    If you like to avoid crowds when you travel, this probably is your least favorite time of the year.
    Long lines greet you at the airport, in the hotel lobby, and at your favorite restaurant. The beach is so crowded that you can't even find a place to drop a towel. Everyone's on vacatio...

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    CRUISE INSIDER: THE ADVENTURE OF SILVERSEA'S NEW COUTURE COLLECTION TOURS

    Aug 06, 2018

    What's it like on one of Silversea's new super-pricey, super-curated Couture Collection tours? Now you can see for yourself right here at the USA TODAY Cruises hub. USA TODAY Cruises recently received special access to a test run of one of the tours, and we'll be rolling out a three-part...

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    BURGEONING BOISE, THE BEST-KEPT SECRET IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

    Aug 03, 2018

    In a city with a row of downtown restaurants that source locally and boast picture-perfect patios, plus three new taco eateries, two acclaimed hotel restaurants and a slew of specialty food shops, there is one place where you might have to wait in line. It serves two things: ice cream and alcohol. USA TODAY
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    CANADIAN BUDGET AIRLINE SWOOP ANNOUNCES 7 US ROUTES

    Aug 02, 2018

    Upstart Canadian "ultra-low-cost carrier" Swoop is making its first push into the United States, revealing plans Thursday to fly seven routes from five U.S. airports.  The airline’s first U.S. flights start Oct. 11, when Swoop launches non-stop service between Las Vegas and Edmo...

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    BICYCLE TOURS AND ROUTES: HOW TO GET BACK ON THAT BIKE

    Aug 02, 2018

    Though it’s nearly impossible to determine just when the idea of the bicycle originated, or who had the brilliant idea to ride instead of walk, we do know that the early iterations of the modern bicycle were making their debuts in Europe in the early-1800s. According to the “America on t...

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    HERE ARE 10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD GO CAMPING

    Aug 01, 2018

    When the weather is inviting, the smell of campfires and pine trees allure many people into the woods and mountains for camping trips. At the start of summer, when the days are getting longer, or perhaps in fall when the nights are chilly and the leaves are beginning to turn, are ideal times to take...

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    DON'T MISS OUT ON EARLYBIRD DEALS FOR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CRUISES

    Aug 01, 2018

    It's crept up on us again already – Christmas is less than five months away. If you're looking forward to spending Christmas at sea but haven't booked a cruise yet, you need to get cracking. Celebrating the festive season on a ship is becoming a popular alternative to family gather...

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    TRAVEL FROM COSTA RICA TO THE US: NEW HAND LUGGAGE RESTRICTIONS

    Jul 31, 2018

    Costa Rican citizens have made the United States one of their favorite destinations when traveling abroad. It was recently announced that for those who want to travel to the USA, or simply make a connection there, there is a new series of restrictions for hand luggage, whether it is a suitcase or pu...

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    BEYOND BAGUETTES AND MACAROONS: NEW FOOD TOURS IN PARIS AND AMSTERDAM HIGHLIGHT LOCAL TRENDS

    Jul 31, 2018

    Two new walking tours through some of the offbeat neighborhoods of Paris and Amsterdam were launched earlier this summer by Eating Europe.  Travelers in the small group culinary adventures can sample both favored classics and emerging trends, amid stories and stops that highlight local cuisine,...

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    WHAT TRAVELERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT FIRES RAGING ACROSS CALIFORNIA AND EUROPE

    Jul 30, 2018

    Fires have torn through prominent destinations in California and Greece, leaving travelers to wonder how to deal with their summer vacation plans. So far, 18 fires are raging in California, according to the California Statewide Fire Map. About 50,000 people have been forced out of their homes, repor...

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    3 UNREAL HOTELS BUILT RIGHT INTO NATURE

    Jul 30, 2018

    Sometimes you don't just want to visit nature, you want to be right in the midst of it the second you step out of your hotel room. Our planet boasts some extremely unique environments — rainforests, tundras and deserts to name a few — but how many of us get to experience these unique...

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    10 GREAT PLACES TO TRY TINY-HOUSE LIVING ON VACATION

    Jul 27, 2018

    The latest way to live large on vacation is to think small. The tiny-house trend has spawned hotels that let guests experience what it’s like to live in fully contained homes that can measure less than 200 square feet. “People are just curious because they’ve heard so much about ti...

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    10 GREAT PLACES TO TRY TINY-HOUSE LIVING ON VACATION

    Jul 27, 2018

    The latest way to live large on vacation is to think small. The tiny-house trend has spawned hotels that let guests experience what it's like to live in fully contained homes that can measure less than 200 square feet. "People are just curious because they've heard so much about tiny ho...

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    I WANTED A SOULMATE WHO WOULD TRAVEL WITH ME. THEN I MET HIM.

    Jul 26, 2018

    Recently, I stumbled into a new relationship, and he's everything I've been looking for: intelligent, motivated, caring, hilarious. I'm so attracted to him I can barely stand it. There's just one problem: He won't travel with me. For me, this has the potential to be a deal-breake...

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    AMERICAN AIRLINES ENDING 'BASIC ECONOMY' CARRY-ON BAN

    Jul 26, 2018

    American Airlines is taking some of the stings out of buying its cheapest tickets. Beginning Sept. 5, the carrier will allow passengers buying its "basic economy" tickets to bring a free carry-on bag and not just a personal item that fits under the seat in front of them. American Airlines ...

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    TRIPADVISOR NAMES TRAVELERS' CHOICE AWARDS FOR THEME PARKS

    Jul 25, 2018

    TripAdvisor, the travel planning, and booking site announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice awards for Amusement Parks today, and we've got the top ten listed in the gallery above. Winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews a...

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    NEW ORLEANS AT 300: WHY 2018 IS THE PERFECT TIME TO VISIT

    Jul 25, 2018

    In 1718, a French explorer named Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville sailed down the Mississippi River to establish a new French colony on the Gulf of Mexico. This colony would expand New France from eastern Canada all the way down to the Gulf. That colony became New Orleans. Now, New Orleans is kno...

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    AEROPLAN TRANSFORMING TO BECOME THE BEST TRAVEL LOYALTY PROGRAM IN CANADA

    Jul 24, 2018

    Building on previously-announced plans, Aimia Inc. unveiled further details of the future Aeroplan program, focused on three pillars: offering increased flexibility, delivering leading value and improving the member experience. Recently-appointed Aimia Chief Executive Officer, Jeremy Rabe, commented...

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    PRINCESS CRUISES’ NEW SHIPS TO BE LARGEST IN FLEET’S HISTORY

    Jul 24, 2018

    Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of travel giant Carnival Corporation, has announced it will be supplementing its fleet with an order of two new ships from Italian shipwrights Fincantieri. The first of the new vessels are expected to arrive by the end of Q4 in 2023, with the second slated for delivery...

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    UNWTO LAUNCHES AN ONLINE PLATFORM TO ACHIEVE SDGS THROUGH TOURISM

    Jul 24, 2018

    Promoting a greater engagement of the tourism sector with sustainable development is the main objective of the Tourism for SDGs Platform. The online tool is designed to advance the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through tourism and was developed by the World Tourism Organization (U...

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    NEW SURVEY EXPLORES LINK BETWEEN TRAVEL AND CURIOSITY

    Jul 23, 2018

    As travelers continue to seek local experiences and tailored activities that fuel their curiosity, Curio Collection by Hilton unveils new elements to its Curious Gene program. To explore curiosity as it relates to travel, Hilton’s first collection brand conducted a consumer survey and has part...

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    CARNIVAL CORPORATION MEETS GOAL TO REDUCE CARBON FOOTPRINT AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

    Jul 23, 2018

    Carnival Corporation & plc released its eighth annual sustainability report, announcing that in 2017 the company achieved its 25 percent carbon reduction goal three years ahead of schedule and is on track with its nine other 2020 sustainability goals. The full 2017 report, “Sustainability ...


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    TIPS TO STAY FIT WHILE ON HOLIDAY

    Jul 20, 2018

    Watching the sunrise from your hotel balcony, sipping cocktails on a yacht or enjoying a meal at a fine-dining restaurant are just some ways travellers would want to spend their much-needed holiday. But experts are urging them to add one more activity to their list: exercise. While exercise is proba...

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    TIME TO VISIT CHICAGO

    Jul 19, 2018

    New York might be the city that never sleeps, but Chicago is the birthplace of the skyscraper. Chicago is also the cradle of modern architecture. Chicago invented Hostess Twinkies, the Stratosphere radio, the Sunbeam Mixmaster, the Toastmaster toaster, the Sunbeam Iron and the Radio Flyer wagon.
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    RICHARD BRANSON'S NEW VIRGIN HOTEL IN SAN FRANCISCO IS NOW TAKING RESERVATIONS

    Jul 19, 2018

    Richard Branson's Virgin Hotels is now accepting reservations for its new San Francisco outpost.
    Those who are eager to check into the new Virgin Hotel San Francisco can make reservations today for stays starting from Nov. 15. The hotel will be located in the SoMa (South of Market) neighb...

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    THE BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL WHEN YOU’RE NEWLY SINGLE

    Jul 18, 2018

    We won’t pretend to know what happened between you two. There might have been a fight about whether or not organic avocados are a liberal myth, or if it’s blasphemy to keep your sheets tucked under the mattress while you sleep with two sweaty people underneath?! You’re such an egoc...

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    FEWER AMERICANS CONSIDER TRAVELING TO CUBA THIS YEAR

    Jul 18, 2018

    Two years after the easing of travel restrictions to Cuba for Americans, an annual survey* by leading travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance reveals that fewer people are interested in taking a trip to the island nation than before and that there is lingering confusion surrounding the c...

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    ALMATY: AN EMERGING DESTINATION FOR GLOBAL TRAVELERS AND A CENTER OF CULTURE FOR LOCALS

    Jul 18, 2018

    “Fake it till you make it - is so 20th century!” A friend’s joke resonated with my feelings about our current moment in time. We live in the age of authenticity. This applies to relationships, businesses, and yes… travel. Social media further drives the value of the experien...

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    RESEARCH REVEALS WHY THE INDUSTRY NEEDS ‘DISABILITY’ TRAVEL PROVISIONS

    Jul 17, 2018

    Luxury holiday operator, Oliver’s Travels, has conducted a study that revealed more than 50% of the people with disabilities find travel considerably more difficult or near impossible.In order to gain valuable insights and improve its services, Oliver’s Travels surveyed 1,000 people with...

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    THE MOST POPULAR DESTINATIONS FOR FEMALE SOLO TRAVELLERS HAVE BEEN REVEALED

    Jul 17, 2018

    Hostelworld has revealed the ten most popular travel destinations for female solo travellers with Cuba stealing the top spot. According to the hostel-booking site, there has been a 42 percent increase in backpackers travelling the world alone over the past two years with more women taking on the cha...

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    SOLO TRAVEL SOARS IN POPULARITY: 42% INCREASE IN BOOKINGS SINCE 2015

    Jul 16, 2018

    Hostelworld reveals a 42% increase in solo traveller bookings over the past two years, meaning more people are hitting the road alone than ever before. Female solo bookings have grown 45% between 2015 and 2017, in comparison to men that increased bookings by 40%Hostelworld has revealed a 42% increas...

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    WEAPONS-GRADE TOURISM: US SET TO LOSE BILLIONS IN REVENUE AS CHINESE TOURIST NUMBERS DWINDLE

    Jul 14, 2018

    China’s state-controlled tabloid Global Times reported that Chinese’s interest in travelling to the US has reached its tipping point and has dwindled as vacation season approaches. The tabloid cited data from local trip-planning site Mafengwo that showed searches to different American tr...

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    10 GREAT AMERICAN ATTRACTIONS OVERLOOKED BY LOCALS

    Jul 13, 2018

    It’s one of the ironies of travel that while people will fly around the world to marvel at a site, folks living nearby never bother to visit. Jamie Wong, founder, and CEO of Vayable.com says there are reasons. “There’s a lack of scarcity, always a feeling you can visit tomorrow.&rd...

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    FORGET MILLENNIALS, TRAVEL AGENTS SHOULD TARGET BABY BOOMERS

    Jul 12, 2018

    There has been much talk of millennials and their impact on multiple aspects of the travel industry, but luxury tourism companies should shift their focus to the aging affluent generation that is keen to embark on adventures and tick items off their bucket list. Baby boomers represent a massive gene...

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    PRIVATE EYE: THE RISE IN POPULARITY OF JET TRAVEL

    Jul 12, 2018

    The journey is the reward. So say the Zen Buddhists, but this can be hard to believe when you’re crammed on a Ryanair plane between a screaming baby and a man with personal hygiene issues, and they announce they’ve run out of Pringles. It is far easier to feel Zen on a private jet &ndash...

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    THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN GUANAJUATO, MEXICO

    Jul 12, 2018

    Conservative Guanajuato city -- which, incidentally, once tried to ban public kissing -- is the capital of its namesake state. It also eschews the classic grid system of most other Mexican cities. Instead, there's a network of crisscrossing roads beneath its cobbled streets and a honeycomb of wi...

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    10 OF THE MOST INSTAGRAMMABLE PLACES IN THE US TO TRAVEL TO

    Jul 10, 2018

    We’re not saying it’s the only factor when planning your next vacay, but let’s be honest, it is definitely a factor. And what factor are we talking about? How Insta-worthy the place you’re thinking of travelling to is. Here, we round up ten of the most Instagrammable places i...

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    11 AFFORDABLE BEACH DESTINATIONS IN THE US

    Jul 10, 2018

    Now that summer is in full swing, soaring temps have us craving a refreshing beach with cooling breezes to beat the heat. Unfortunately, with so many Americans thinking the same thing, finding an affordable beach getaway can be difficult. So, we did a ton of research to create this list of the 11 mo...

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    INNOTRANS SETS SPECIAL SERVICES; OFFERS NORTH AMERICAN DISCOUNT

    Jul 10, 2018

    Numerous services are available at InnoTrans 2018 to make a visit to the massive transportation trade show in Berlin “both efficient and enjoyable,” organizers say. “A much wider range of data and facts is now provided online, focusing on the convention as well as on the exhibitors...

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    NEW YORK TO BE HOME TO A NEW CRUISE LINE THIS FALL AS WINDSTAR CRUISES ARRIVES

    Jul 09, 2018

    Windstar Cruises will offer voyages out of New York later this year — a first for the line.
    Windstar's 212-passenger Star Pride will arrive at the city on Sept. 8 after a 16-day sailing from Iceland and use it as a base for trips through late October. On Sept. 8, the ship will sail ...

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    THE 12 BEST CITIES TO LIVE IN AMERICA

    Jul 09, 2018

    There is evidence that suggests where you live has a direct impact on your happiness. And of course, some cities offer veterinariansbetter salaries and opportunities than others, but which cities truly are the best of the best?Each year, U.S. News & World Report releases its list of the best pla...

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    WOMEN WHO TRAVEL PODCAST: WHAT IT'S REALLY LIKE TO MOVE ABROAD

    Jul 09, 2018

    Moving halfway across the world in search of something new is a romantic notion. It's an opportunity to learn a language, make friends, change a career, and to swap that morning subway commute for surfing on Bondi Beach or a bike ride along Amsterdam's canals. However, for those of us who ac...

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    EIGHT HIDDEN ITALIAN ISLANDS WHERE YOU CAN ESCAPE THE CROWDS

    Jul 06, 2018

    With more than 450 islands, Italy is home to some incredible beaches and coastlines, many with fascinating ancient history — but the secret’s out for many of them. For a quieter, more authentic experience, head to these eight Italian islands before the crowds do. Gelato, ocean vistas, an...

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    MEDICAL TOURISM MARKET FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES 2025

    Jul 05, 2018

    When a patient travels from his or her home country to another to seek medical treatment it is known as medical tourism. The medical treatment that is being sought could be high-end ones that would require sophisticated medical devices. Advanced medical services like orthopedic surgery, dentistry, o...

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    THIS IS TOURISM: NEIGHBORS LIKE THESE

    Jul 05, 2018

    This week’s “This is Tourism” is a conversation with Valerie Schwartz and Jackie Helvey, two fantastic neighbors to have in our community!Schwartz is a local writer, perhaps best known for penning the “Neighbors” column in the Chapel Hill News for over a decade. A compi...

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    GUILTY OF TRAVEL BRAGGING? 'INSTAGRAMMABILITY' NOW TRENDING IN TRAVEL

    Jul 04, 2018

    There’s a whole world out there and a whole new way of proving you’ve seen it. "Travel bragging” means posting incredible vacation pictures on social media, especially Instagram, in the hopes of either making friends jealous or of getting a few extra likes on your social media...

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    THE STATE DEPARTMENT ISSUES WORLWIDE TRAVEL WARNING AHEAD OF FOURTH OF JULY

    Jul 04, 2018

    The State Department is urging United States citizens to be cautious while traveling overseas for the Fourth of July and the rest of the summer. American citizens who are using the time off around Independence Day for vacations should be aware that safety risks exist around the world. Factors like p...

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    THE STATE DEPARTMENT ISSUES WORLWIDE TRAVEL WARNING AHEAD OF FOURTH OF JULY

    Jul 04, 2018

    The State Department is urging United States citizens to be cautious while traveling overseas for the Fourth of July and the rest of the summer. American citizens who are using the time off around Independence Day for vacations should be aware that safety risks exist around the world. Factors like p...

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    JUPITER NATIVE ALYSSA RAMOS TALKS TO US ABOUT TRAVELING SOLO TO 84 COUNTRIES

    Jul 03, 2018

    Alyssa Ramos, 29, admits that when it comes to world travel, not everyone is suited to go it alone. In fact, it wasn’t her first choice. “I took my first solo trip because I kept waiting around for other people to travel with. I just got tired of missing out on opportunities,” Ramo...

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    THIS WEEK’S BEST SUMMER TRAVEL DEALS AND CHEAP FLIGHTS

    Jul 03, 2018

    July feels like a good month to either get on the road or make some solid travel plans for the rest of the year. The sun’s out. The weather’s stunning. Anything seems possible — even a little adventure in a far-off land. Fall is also just around the corner and prices are low for wi...

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    ALL THE FOOD-TRAVEL SERIES INSPIRED BY ANTHONY BOURDAIN

    Jul 03, 2018

    Anthony Bourdain is sadly gone, but the food/travel genre he revolutionized continues to flourish.
    Four shows offer new episodes in early July, including Travel Channel’s “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern” (Tuesdays, 9 EDT/PDT); Netflix’s “Somebody Feed Phil&quo...

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    MIAMI'S BEST HOTELS, ACCORDING TO LTI

    Jul 02, 2018

    Miami's hotel scene has been flourishing for years and is showing no sign of slowing down, with new luxury establishments popping up in the city constantly. From restored Art Deco buildings to hotels within hotels, The Magic City is home to some of the most artistic and contemporary resorts in t...

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    JULY TRAVEL DEALS

    Jul 02, 2018

    What’s special: Looking for a getaway on the water but don’t have the time or energy to travel far? There’s always the Gaylord National Resort, which this year is celebrating its tenth anniversary at National Harbor. Among the resort’s many activities, it offers a new, nightl...

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    HOSPITALITY GAME CHANGERS

    Jun 29, 2018

    In Singapore, Daniel Tan admired the iconic Raffles Hotel and always liked the idea of owning a piece of heritage. In mid-April this year, he made it come true - sort of - with the re-opening of The Melbourne Hotel, or the equivalent of the Raffles in Perth's City Centre. Built-in 1897 - 10 year...

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    HOW TO MANAGE TRAVEL ANXIETY, ACCORDING TO SOMEONE WHO LIVES WITH

    Jun 29, 2018

    My anxiety starts a few days before I take a trip, and it has nothing to do with being afraid the plane is going to crash. Because I actually do like to travel, there are things I do to help manage my travel anxiety. While going on a trip induces excitement in some people, even the idea of traveling...

    BUSTLE
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    THE 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN ONTARIO TO GO FOR A 3-DAY WEEKEND

    Jun 28, 2018

    The long weekend is quickly approaching and sometimes sticking around the city and watching the fireworks can be a good idea. But when there's so much Ontario to explore, why would you want to?
    When it comes to 3-day weekends, it's hardly enough time to hop on a plane and enjoy a new ...

    NARCITY
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    BALI & BEYOND TRAVEL FAIR 2018 EXPLORES TOURISM POTENTIAL

    Jun 28, 2018

    The 2018 Bali & Beyond Travel Fair (BBTF) is currently being held at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, Nusa Dua from June 26-30. Organized by the Bali branch of the Association of Indonesian Tour and Travel Agencies (ASITA), the fair will focus on "Exploring the Colors of Indonesia"...

    THE JAKARTA POST
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    CONCORD HOSPITALITY OPENS 100TH HOTEL IN GROWING PORTFOLIO

    Jun 27, 2018

    The opening of Concord Hospitality’s 100 the property illustrates the company’s continued commitment to expanding its portfolio and increasing its footprint across the United States and Canada. In the second half of 2018 alone, Concord Hospitality plans to open seven new properties, with...

    ODESSA AMERICAN
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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=597597

    ESCAPE FROM THE CITY TO THESE TOWNS FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY

    Jun 27, 2018

    Many city dwellers want to get away over the Fourth of July holiday. Smaller towns, beaches, and lakes are particular draws. USA TODAY asked Yelp—which offers crowd-sourced reviews of restaurants, attractions and more—to identify the most-searched-for towns from major metro areas around ...

    USATODAY
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    THE SUPREME COURT JUST UPHELD TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN

    Jun 26, 2018

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban, in a 5-4 decision that split the justices along partisan lines. The travel ban was Trump's third attempt at restricting travel from certain majority-Muslim countries after federal courts blocked the previo...

    BUSINESS INSIDER
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    5 TIPS TO CHOOSE YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE PLAN WISELY

    Jun 26, 2018

    Travel insurance for domestic and foreign journeys is somewhat seen as a waste of financial resources by Indian travelers. The general presumption that nothing untoward would befall the travelers is rampant, often undermining the real importance of why every traveler must get his journey insured. We...

    MONEYCONTROL
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    9 TIPS FOR A GIRL TRAVELLING SOLO

    Jun 22, 2018

    Traveling solo is everyone’s dream. Accompanied by a book in a coffee shop, just enjoying personal time. A solo journey is one in a lifetime experience it makes you more aware of yourself and your surroundings.The perks that come with solo travel are many but one has to be very careful while t...

    NEWS TRACK LIVE
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    SAN ANTONIO AMONG THE MOST AFFORDABLE TRAVEL DESTINATIONS IN THE US, ACCORDING TO STUDY

    Jun 22, 2018

    According to a study conducted by SmartAsset, San Antonio ranked very high on a list of most affordable places to visit.SmartAsset estimated the costs of a vacation for a family of four as well as for one person. The site looked at the cost of hotels, flights, car rentals and meals in 48 cities.
    WOAI: SAN ANTONIO NEWS
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    ALLIANZ SEES ONE TRAVEL INSURANCE OFFERING GROW 25% YEAR-OVER-YEAR

    Jun 21, 2018

    Most Canadians have likely heard at least one cautionary tale of a traveller getting tagged with nightmarishly high expenses for hospital stays or any kind of medical treatment in the US, but visitors coming to Canada, the land of free healthcare, should also fear for their wallets if they don&rsquo...

    NEWS & ANALYSIS FOR BROKERS
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    THIS IS THE CHEAPEST WEEKEND TO TRAVEL THIS SUMMER, ACCORDING TO AIRFARE EXPERTS

    Jun 21, 2018

    The best summer weekend travel bargains are still months away, according to new research done by travel booking site Kayak. Whether you’re planning a getaway in the U.S. or internationally, you’ll tend to find the best summer deals on the weekend of August 25, says a Kayak spokeswoman. S...

    TIME INC
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    BUSINESS TRAVEL ‘NOT WORTH IT’ DUE TO TOLL ON HEALTH, SAYS STUDY

    Jun 20, 2018

    Traveling as part of your job is a big perk, but frequent trips are actually shockingly bad for your health. According to a study conducted by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the City University of New York, people who travel for business more than thre...

    ASIAN CORRESPONDENT
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    MINSTER AND TOURISM COUNCIL GEARING UP FOR VISIT TO FLINDERS

    Jun 20, 2018

    The Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, David Ridgway, will be visiting the Flinders Ranges and Outback in July to meet with tourism industry representatives, as part of a series of regional events organized by the South Australian Tourism Industry Council (SATIC). Minister Ridgway and SATIC...

    THE FLINDERS NEWS
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    https://Travel.report/news-article.aspx?ID=582582

    BEST TRAVEL DESTINATIONS FOR MOTORHEADS

    Jun 19, 2018

    There’s nothing quite like taking a long drive amid scenic views, the windows rolled down, music playing, and the wind in your hair…Car-lovers will already know there’s nothing quite like taking a long drive amid scenic views, the windows rolled down, music playing, and the wind i...

    WOMEN ON WHEELS
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    WHY CANADA'S TOURISM INDUSTRY IS FINALLY HEATING UP AGAIN

    Jun 18, 2018

    Foreign visits to Canada, both same-day and overnight, plummeted after the attacks of Sept. 11 and the more intense border security that followed.

    The SARS outbreak in 2002, the global recession of 2008, and an unattractive exchange rate brought the number of visitors to Canada crashi...

    CBC
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