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Record-Breaking Month for Panama City Beach Tourism

WHY IT RATES: Panama City Beach continues to be a major draw for families, especially those seeking an early summer vacation.—Patrick Clarke, TravelPulse Senior Writer. Panama City Beach and the Bay County Tourist Development Council announce collections for the month of June 2018 were up 10.4 percent compared to June …

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EU countries top tourist destinations for GCC travellers

DUBAI, UAE – European countries were the leading destinations for summer travel for GCC residents, according to travel trend data released by VFS Global, the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. As thousands of people fly out on summer getaways during the long …

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Japan takes top spot on global passport rankings

Japan has taken the top spot on the Henley Passport Index, now offering its citizens visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to a record total of 189 destinations. Following closely behind Japan are Singapore and Germany in joint second place, with 188 destinations accessible without a prior visa. Third place is shared …

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Illinois launches new Frank Lloyd Wright self-guided tours

A new tourism trail showcasing some of Frank Lloyd Wright’s ground-breaking work has been launched in Illinois by the Illinois Office of Tourism. As one of America’s greatest architects, Frank Lloyd Wright spent the first 20 years of his career in the state. The self-guided architectural adventure features 13 Wright-designed …

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Wow Air expands in Asia with new Delhi route

Low-cost airline Wow Air has announced flights to India from its Icelandic hub, the airline’s first destination in south Asia.  From December 6th, those looking to travel to Delhi will be able to take off from London Gatwick, fly in the opposite direction, and enjoy a short stop-over in Iceland. …

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