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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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Great Travel Destinations for Seniors

My mother just turned 82 and recently came back from a trip to Las Vegas. But she had a hard time with walking on the strip. I started wondering what other destinations were better suited for her when she wanted to travel again, even though she’s healthy and independent now. …

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Cruise report: Getting sick remains top travel concern

WARWICK, R.I. – InsureMyTrip, the travel insurance authority, announced the results of its travel survey of 2,289 U.S. respondents. The poll reveals that a vast majority of cruisers have experienced some kind of travel itinerary disruption during a trip. Twenty-four percent polled had filed a travel insurance claim for a …

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Etihad Airways to boost Maldives connections from June 2018

Etihad Airways has announced four additional weekly flights on the popular Abu Dhabi-Malé route, taking frequency to the idyllic Maldives to 11 services a week from June next year. The extra flights, effective June 15th, will operate year-round and provide more travel options with an early morning arrival enabling guests …

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