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Travel News & Deals August 22, 2017

August 22, 2017

Here are today’s travel industry news headlines and some amazing travel deals to enjoy. Travel News Latest travel news headlines Could new China railway put Laos on the tourist map? (CNN) — Golden temples, Mekong River cruises, mighty waterfalls, and nearly two dozen national parks. On paper, Laos has it all. But the land-locked Buddhist country […]

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Travel News & Deals August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017

Here are today’s latest travel news headlines and some cool travel deals to check out. Travel News Fatalities reported following Las Ramblas terror attack Fatalities have been reported after a van drove through crowds walking on Las Ramblas, a popular tourism site in Barcelona. Visitors have been urged to stay away from the Plaça de […]

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Travel News January 5th, 2016

January 5, 2016

Tourists fined for dancing topless in the streets of Thailand It may be a new year but misbehaving tourists are still up to their usual tricks abroad. Thai police have fined two women for public nudity after a video surfaced of the bare-chested duo hanging from the windows of a slow-moving SUV surfaced online over […]

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Travel News August 24th, 2015

August 24, 2015

Is it safe to visit Thailand if the bomb blast was targeting tourists? AUSTRALIANS are likely to return to Thailand despite persistent travel warnings and the latest targeted attack on one of Asia’s most popular tourist destinations. A bomb detonated at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok during the city’s evening rush-hour (about 9.30pm AEST) yesterday, […]

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Travel News August 12th, 2015

August 12, 2015

Qantas passengers stuck in Singapore during ridiculous 23-hour flight delay Singapore’s Changi Airport has been named the World’s Best Airport for three years in a row. It has some incredible amenities like its own butterfly garden, a pool on the roof of Terminal One and Singapore’s tallest slide. But even freakin’ Narnia would start to get […]

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Travel News July 21st, 2015

July 21, 2015

What crisis? Greek tourism up 2% from last year The banks may have reopened – but is it safe to book a holiday to Greece? UK travel association ABTA, who represent travel agents and tour operators all over the world, report that holiday bookings to Greece are in fact up by two per cent from […]

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Travel News July 10th, 2015

July 10, 2015

Traveling to Greece? Great Prices, Big Problems Tourists looking for a big, fat Greek bargain just might find one in the fiscally troubled country, but those deals could be tempered by hassles ranging from cash shortages to civil unrest. If Greece ditches the euro for the drachma, as is possible, prices on everything from B&Bs […]

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Travel News June 13th, 2015

June 13, 2015

Malaysia fines and deports four tourists for stripping naked on sacred Mount Kinabalu in Sabah FOUR Western tourists were ordered to be deported from Malaysia on Friday after pleading guilty to obscenity charges for taking nude photos on a popular climbing peak, an act some in the country blamed for causing a deadly earthquake. The […]

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Travel News April 27th, 2015

April 27, 2015

Nepal’s Kathmandu valley landmarks flattened by the quake The tremors on Saturday’s devastating earthquake in Nepal lasted barely a minute by some accounts, yet this was enough to bring down centuries of Nepalese history. At least four out of seven Unesco World Heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley- three of them ancient city squares – […]

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Travel News April 5th, 2015

April 5, 2015

Germanwings pilots have been giving moving, reassuring speeches to passengers before recent flights There might not be a profession out there that inspires more sympathy or – sadly – suspicion than airline pilots do right now, especially those who are still flying for Germanwings. A couple of those pilots have taken their passengers fears to […]

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