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FCO warns against Ecuador travel as unrest continues

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has begun to advise against “all but essential travel” to Ecuador. The decision comes following a period of sometimes violent unrest in the country, which has seen president, Lenín Moreno, decamp from capital Quito to the port city of Guayaquil. The FCO further advised against …

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Palm Jumeirah prepares for Dubai Fitness Challenge

Palm Jumeirah is warming up to host a multitude of sports events this winter, with a new collection of land and water activities – many free of charge – for beginners and seasoned athletes. The island will transform into a winter workout wonderland for four months from October 18th, with …

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Saint Lucia continues record visitor arrivals streak

The latest performance report for Saint Lucia is in and the record-breaking streak in visitor arrivals to the acclaimed destination continues. According to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, the island can now boast that seven out of the eight months thus far this year have recorded unprecedented growth in arrivals. …

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airBaltic to launch Manchester-Riga connection in March

Latvian airline airBaltic will launch scheduled flights between Manchester and Riga, capital of Latvia on March 29th. The new route will offer convenient connections to passengers travelling from Manchester to the Latvian capital and over 70 destinations served from Riga to Scandinavia, Russia, the Middle East and Europe. Martin Gauss, …

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New leadership for Martinique Tourism Authority

François Baltus-Languedoc has been appointed chief executive of the Martinique Tourism Authority. Baltus-Languedoc’s mission at the helm of the authority will be to devise and implement innovative strategies to develop the appeal of the destination, both in terms of promotion towards international markets, as well as to advance the tourism …

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Monopoly headed to Dubai for first time

One of the most recognisable board games in the world is about to set foot in the United Arab Emirates, with Monopoly set to launch in Dubai next month. A bustling metropolis full of world-firsts, opulent hotels, and entertainment hotspots, Dubai is in no shortage of must-sees. But which will …

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