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New Wonders of the World to Add to Your List

Countless travelers have visited the ancient Peruvian site of Machu Picchu but how many can say they’ve laid eyes on the remains of the Royal Empire in India? And while the pyramids of Egypt top bucket lists far and wide, the pyramids in Sudan remain largely unvisited. A new report …

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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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