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The world's most expensive flight costs $38,000 each way

The world's most expensive flight costs $38,000 each way | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
A return US-India ticket for The Residence, which has a living room, bedroom, bathroom and Savoy-trained butler, sells for a staggering $76,000 (£52,000).
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The Northernmost Town on Earth (Svalbard in 4K)

Longyearbyen on Svalbard is the northernmost settlement with over 1000 residents I was nominated for a Webby! Please vote: http://bit.ly/VeWebby My trip t
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Egypt announces plans to revive flagging tourism sector - Reuters

Egypt announces plans to revive flagging tourism sector - Reuters | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
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Egyptian Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou said in an interview in Dubai: "The world will see tourism returning to Egypt.
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Beijing hosts 5.5 mln tourists in Workers' Day holiday - Xinhua

Beijing hosts 5.5 mln tourists in Workers' Day holiday - Xinhua | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
Beijing hosts 5.5 mln tourists in Workers' Day holiday Xinhua BEIJING, May 3 (Xinhua)-- Beijing hosted 5.5 million tourist arrivals in its 150 major scenic spots during the three-day Workers' Day holiday, said the capital's tourism authorities on...
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Oman to lead Middle East's travel & tourism sector with 10.2 ...

Oman to lead Middle East's travel & tourism sector with 10.2 ... | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
According to the annual report issued by The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), an international organization of travel industry executives promoting the industry worldwide, the Sultanate of Oman will lead the Middle ...
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Russian tourism sees soaring cancellation rate over Ukraine tensions

Russian tourism sees soaring cancellation rate over Ukraine tensions | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
Some would-be visitors are canceling in protest at Russia's actions, others are simply afraid of getting caught up in a war zone, not realizing just how big Russia is, tour agencies say.
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GTJ applauds Mbanefo over ITB Berlin

GTJ applauds Mbanefo over ITB Berlin | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
The Guild of Tourism Journalists (GTJ) in Nigeria has applauded the Director-General, Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs Sally Mbanefo, for her brilliant performance at the just concluded ITB Berlin, Germany.
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Ruling 'could spur operators to avoid VAT' - Travel Weekly UK

Ruling 'could spur operators to avoid VAT' - Travel Weekly UK | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
Ruling 'could spur operators to avoid VAT' Travel Weekly UK Tour operators will look at ways to avoid paying VAT under the Tour Operators' Margin Scheme (Toms) following the recent Supreme Court ruling on Medhotels, says Abta chairman Noel...
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Gangs of Super Buff Women are Mugging Tourists in Hong Kong - RYOT

Gangs of Super Buff Women are Mugging Tourists in Hong Kong - RYOT | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
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The streets of Hong Kong are not the safest of places for male tourists looking to get lucky.
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Yalta's Tourism Industry Could Be Collateral Damage - Wall Street Journal

Yalta's Tourism Industry Could Be Collateral Damage - Wall Street Journal | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal Yalta's Tourism Industry Could Be Collateral Damage Wall Street Journal As Yalta's tourism season approaches—the first since Russian President Vladimir Putin redrew Europe's map again and annexed Crimea from Ukraine,...
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ATTA Leads Day of Responsible Travel Talks at ITB Berlin ...

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ITB Berlin is the leading trade show for the travel industry and “utilizes its key position in order to actively engage with companies in their efforts to create economically, socially, and ecologically responsible tourism products ...
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Greenland and Luxury? New Tour Sets Out To Prove It's Possible

Greenland and Luxury? New Tour Sets Out To Prove It's Possible | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
Natural Habitat Adventures debuts Greenland's first luxury expedition camp, (Greenland and Luxury?
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Tunisia works on its tourism image - eNCA

Tunisia works on its tourism image - eNCA | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
DigitalJournal.com Tunisia works on its tourism image eNCA Former Tunisian prime minister Ali Larayedh (R) with Tunisia's new premier-designate Mehdi Jomaa, hopes to welcome seven million tourists this year, a slight increase on the 6.9 million who...
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Caribbean is world's fastest growing tourism market

Caribbean is world's fastest growing tourism market | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
The always sun-drenched Caribbean is looking particularly fetching right now.
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20 Most Disruptive Innovators of 2016

20 Most Disruptive Innovators of 2016 | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
As Clay Christensen points out, these twenty people are just like you. They are ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
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Exclusive: Dubai To Build New Tourism Training Academy - Gulf Business News

Exclusive: Dubai To Build New Tourism Training Academy - Gulf Business News | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
Public Radio of Armenia Exclusive: Dubai To Build New Tourism Training Academy Gulf Business News Dubai is planning to build a new tourism institute for vocational training to help develop talent within the sector, the chief of Dubai's tourism...
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Former foes unite to promote tourism - Helena Independent Record

Former foes unite to promote tourism - Helena Independent Record | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
Former foes unite to promote tourism Helena Independent Record Now nearly a decade since Kosovo declared its independence from Serbian control, citizens from both countries traveled to Montana to learn about managing and promoting an industry that...
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Turkey woos UAE tourists as visitors surge by 50 percent - Al-Arabiya

Al-Arabiya Turkey woos UAE tourists as visitors surge by 50 percent Al-Arabiya The number of Emirati tourists visiting Turkey has increased by 50 percent between 2012 and 2013, an official statement released by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and...
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Maldives Telco: How Mobile Changes Tourism

Maldives Telco: How Mobile Changes Tourism | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it

From one-on-one to one-to-many, from offline to semi-online to online, Mobile has changed the way tourists prepare for and enjoy their journey. Telco operator, Ooredoo Maldives CEO, Haroon Shahul Hameed has more details...

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Giant Balloon Trips to Near-Space: Q&A with World View CEO Jane Poynter

Giant Balloon Trips to Near-Space: Q&A with World View CEO Jane Poynter | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
Space.com caught up with Jane Poynter, CEO of World View, a private company that aims to bring passengers to near-space using a high-altitude balloon.
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Breaking Bad becomes Breaking Good: TV hit attracts tourists to New Mexico - The Independent

Breaking Bad becomes Breaking Good: TV hit attracts tourists to New Mexico - The Independent | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
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Entrepreneurs have taken note, cashing in on the tourism boom.
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Kenyan president says tourism sector "on its knees" after attacks - Reuters

The Standard Digital News Kenyan president says tourism sector "on its knees" after attacks Reuters Kenyatta met ethnic Somali leaders and asked for their help in identifying people they thought may be behind attacks that have dented the...
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ITB Berlin: Mobility is Key in Hotel Technology Today

ITB Berlin: Mobility is Key in Hotel Technology Today | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
By: Tina Tobergte Fully booked halls, booths brimming with buzz, and a significant increase in both visitors and volume: ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel tradeshow, set new records in 2014.  ...
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Myanmar's marine 'Lost World' braces for tourism - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Myanmar's marine 'Lost World' braces for tourism - Chattanooga Times Free Press | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it
Chattanooga Times Free Press Myanmar's marine 'Lost World' braces for tourism Chattanooga Times Free Press The Mergui archipelago has been called the "Lost World," but outsiders have found it -- first fishermen, poachers and loggers, and now...
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Medical Tourism Advantages – Tourist Appeal

Medical Tourism Advantages – Tourist Appeal | Tourism & Travel Business | Scoop.it

For those therapeutic voyagers who need a tour-with-a-cure or who need their going hand in hand with companions or family to be entertained while they experience medi­cal methods, LDC goals with engaging vacation destinations will be particularly in demand. All nations under study have ... http://tipsdiscover.com/travel/specialty/medical-tourism-advantages-tourist-appeal/


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