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Explore California’s Hwy 1 Discovery Route

Breathtaking natural beauty, wine regions, outdoor adventure and culinary delights make a stretch of highway in Central California’s coastal San Luis Obispo County the ideal road trip destination. This iconic 101-mile span of magnificent rocky Pacific coastline located between Los Angeles and San Francisco is known as California’s Highway 1 …

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Peru Expands Machu Picchu Access

Peru’s government officials are enhancing visitor access to one of the world’s most revered and photographed attractions. The Inca citadel at Machu Picchu— a UNESCO World Heritage Site that dates from 15th century and originated as an estate for the Incan emperor Pachacuti—may now be visited twice daily. Visitors can …

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Air China launches new Beijing-Brisbane connection

Air China has held a launch ceremony for the inaugural flight on its new route between Beijing and Brisbane. At the launch ceremony, Air China vice president Xulun Hou remarked: “This new route between Beijing and Brisbane is Air China’s sixth non-stop route between China and Australia. “Brisbane is also …

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Argentina removes reciprocity rate for Canadian visitors

Tourists from Canada who have ordinary passports will no longer have to pay the reciprocity rate to enter Argentina. The elimination will take effect on January 1st, 2018. Argentine minister of tourism, Gustavo Santos, said: “It is very important to provide new mechanisms for tourists who want to visit our …

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Strong growth in Abu Dhabi visitor figures

Abu Dhabi accelerated its growth in hotel guest arrivals during October with 418,883 guests checking into the emirate’s 163 hotels and hotel apartments, representing an 18 per cent increase over the same month last year. The cumulative number of guest arrivals for the first ten months of 2017 has increased …

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