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Marriott Bets on Kenya’s Growth With New Four Points

More people are exploring Nairobi, Kenya, and Marriott is taking notice. Nairobi—a trending destination this fall and the “World’s Wildlife Capital—is home to a growing number of hotel brand expansions, the latest of which is the new Four Points by Sheraton. The 172-room Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport opened …

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VisitBritain lures US tourists with new Kingsman campaign

VisitBritain is tempting US tourists to discover the exciting, secretive and adventurous side of Britain in a new film tourism campaign ahead of Kingsman: The Golden Circle. The film, from director Matthew Vaughn, is in cinemas in the US on September 22nd, 2017. The national tourism organisation today launches a …

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Qatar Airways to launch new route to Adana, Turkey

Qatar Airways has responded to increased customer demand for service to Turkey by launching direct flights to the southern city of Adana, the airline’s fourth route to the country. The new three-times–a-week service is in addition to the airline’s existing flights to the capital Ankara, and services to historic Istanbul’s …

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Plans unveiled for 459-metre observation tower in Bangkok

Bangkok is to get its first observation Tower. The planned 459-metre-high structure will rank sixth among the world’s tallest towers, as well as being the tallest observation tower in south-east Asia. The tower is being jointly built by two foundations, the Bangkok Observation Tower Foundation and the National Identity Foundation, …

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New York City and Tokyo Create Tourism Partnership

NYC & Company and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government have signed an official partnership agreement to boost tourism between the two cities. The collaboration will include the exchange of marketing assets to boost travel and the sharing of best practices in relation to tourism marketing. One of its main goals will …

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7 Off-the-Beaten-Path Treasures on Kauai

Known for its unique geography and unparalleled natural beauty, Kauai is one of the most breathtaking islands in the world. 97 percent of its land is covered with verdant, undeveloped mountain ranges and lush, tropical rainforests. From the soaring cliffs of the Na Pali coast and its many velvety emerald …

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