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    Seven holidays that are cheapest if you book now

    1. Palio in Siena, Tuscany When: August 2016. Why book now? Holidays in Europe this summer are going to be more expensive because of reaction to the Brexit vote – but the pound is still stronger than it was five years ago, and there will be fewer crowds than usual at popular events. The first […]

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    Revealed: the world’s best airline

    Emirates has been named the best airline in the world at the annual World Airline Awards held today by Skytrax at the Farnborough International Air Show in Hampshire. The Dubai-based airline took home the prestigious title, trumping last year’s winner Qatar Airways, which came second. Singapore Airlines took third spot, followed by Cathay Pacific, both […]

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    17 of Hong Kong’s most beautiful places

      Hong Kong isn’t just a city. It’s a subtropical archipelago made up of 236 islands, islets and rocky outcrops. There are plenty of places offering respite to tourists and local residents seeking a weekend escape. Some are iconic spectacles, others quiet, remote strips. And then there are all those overlooked pockets nestled among its urban […]

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    CTO launches 30 Days of Caribbean Romance campaign

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) recently launched a social media campaign ‘30 Days of Caribbean Romance’ in observance of 2016 as the Year of Romance. Caribbean destinations and tourism stakeholders, visitors, friends of the Caribbean and anyone interested in the region were being encouraged to share their Caribbean romance stories in pictures, videos or plain […]

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    Orlando records 66 million tourist arrivals in 2015

    Around 66.1 million people visited Orlando in 2015, setting an all-new record for the destination. The arrivals account for a 5.5% increase from that of 2014, making Orlando the most visited destination in the nation. “Reaching more than 66 million visitors to Orlando is an amazing accomplishment for our tourism community. This new milestone and […]

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    Peru looks at fresh representation for destination promotion in India

    Peru Export and Tourism Promotion Board have signed OM Tourism as its PR representative in India, with effect from May 2016. “We are pleased to officially begin new and focussed promotional efforts in India with OM Tourism,” said Magali Silva, Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur) and President of The Board of PROMPERU. Sanjay […]

  • Asia
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    Punjab conducts the Hola Mohalla celebrations with Polo

    The International Polo Tournament ‘Sodhi Kishan Singh Memorial Polo Cup’ concluded the third edition of their event recently at the 120 year old SGS (Sodhi Gurbachan Singh) Khalsa Senior Secondary School ground at Sri Anandpur Sahib, during the Hola Mohalla festival. The match was inaugurated by Chief Guest Karunesh Sharma, Deputy Commissioner, Ropar, and Punjab. The first day’s […]

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    Kinabayo Festival in Philippines to attract tourists in large numbers

    Crescent-shaped beaches dusted with talcum powder-like sand; uninhabited tropical islands, lush impenetrable jungles bristling with unique wildlife, the thrusting soaring capital of Manila, historic cities, a diverse local cuisine and culture-the Philippines has all this and more. The Kinabayo Festival is held in Dapitan City, Philippines, every July in honour of Patron Saint, St James. […]

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    ETIHAD AIRWAYS LAUNCHES THE FIRST AIRBUS A380 SERVICE TO MUMBAI

    Flight EY204 from Abu Dhabi landed at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai on May 1, making the city the airline’s fourth A380 destination following London Heathrow, Sydney and New York, with Melbourne set to join on June 1. Etihad Airways’ senior management team led by Mohammed Al Bulooki, Vice President Commercial UAE, flew on the […]

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    IBIZA GOVERNMENT IMPOSES ‘SUSTAINABLE TOURISM TAX’ ON TOURISTS

    The government of the Balearics – the main islands of which are Majorca, Ibiza, and Menorca – has published its plans to impose a ‘Sustainable Tourism Tax’ to help protect the islands’ resources. The tax at the Balearic Islands will go into effect on July 1 and will affect everyone over the age of 16. […]