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The Secret South Carolina Paradise

Few have heard of the island with a no-car policy. Lush, untouched low country landscape and Southern charm, it comes off as the land time forgot. But while it flies under most people’s radar, Haig Point on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina quietly became a haven for C-Level executives. The exclusive …

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WTTC Encourages Travelers to Share Their Stories

To celebrate World Tourism Day, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) looked at how tourism transforms the world, which is the theme of its new campaign: “Transforming our World.” “Travel and tourism is a remarkable sector; it brings people from different backgrounds, culture and beliefs closer together, driving peace, …

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UNESCO recognition for Indawgyi Lake in Myanmar

In another nod to the huge potential of tourism in Myanmar, UNESCO has designated Indawgyi Lake in Kachin State as a Biosphere Reserve. The lake is the largest freshwater lake in the country and the third largest in south-east Asia, while the recognition is the second of its kind for …

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Pegasus to launch four new routes in August

Pegasus is launching four new destinations to give its guests even more choice.  As of August, the new routes will bring Pegasus’ total network to 108 destinations, including 36 within Turkey and 72 other international destinations. The carrier will add flights to Batman from Izmir, Sinop from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen …

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8 Places to Eat in Puerto Escondido

As far as food destinations in Mexico, Oaxaca tops the list with its legendary and truly unforgettable cuisine. Oaxacan food is best known for mole, tlayudas and the local cheese, most likely served with chicatanas (ants) and chapulines (grasshoppers), then drowned with shots of smoky mezcal. Oaxacan food is best …

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Mobile Websites vs. Apps: The Final Showdown – Part One

As we discussed in our most recent article, “Millennials + Mobile: A Match Made in (Hotelier) Heaven,” mobile is the best booking, marketing, and engagement channel available, to reach the world’s largest generation – Millennials. So, if your property hasn’t already gone mobile, what are you waiting for? Perhaps – …

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