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The cruise ship ROTTERDAM of the Holland America Line with some 1,200 passengers on board, docked in Port Victoria in the Seychelles on Saturday morning. Shortly afterwards, the island’s Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, accompanied by Andre Ciseau, the CEO of the Seychelles Ports Authority, and Anne Lafortune, the PS for Tourism, …

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Bringing together two cities in two different continents, the city of Hamburg in Germany has twinned with Dar es Salaam in Tanzania through street naming. Twinning of the two cities in different worlds took place Thursday morning after the famous Garden Avenue in Dar es Salaam City Center renamed to Hamburg Avenue to reflect the …

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  Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket and Centara Karon Resort Phuket have been announced respectively top 2 and top 3 family resorts in Thailand, voted by the readers of family magazine Holidays with Kids in Australia. Centara Karon Resort Phuket blends four residential zones in a quiet area in the heart of Karon, only a …

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  This week we complete our review of hotel overcharges, fees and add-ons by focusing on the hotel mini-bar and Wi-Fi access. In particular we will take a look at the recent Consent Decree between Marriott International, Inc. and the Federal Communications Commission [October 3, 2014] providing for a civil penalty of $600,000 “to settle …

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  IMEX America opened for business today at the Sands Expo® in Las Vegas with the announcement that the fourth edition of the trade show for the international meetings, incentive travel and events industry is the biggest yet. With a total of 2,900 companies exhibiting representing 150+ countries (2013: 2,694 from 150 countries) the number …

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  Traffic is actually more detrimental to our wallets than our patience, a new study shows. In 2013, traffic congestion robbed the US economy of $124 billion. Without significant action to alleviate congestion, this cost is expected to increase 50 percent to $186 billion by 2030. The cumulative cost over the 17-year period is projected …

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  The Kenya Tourism Board yesterday released data for the months of January 2014 to June 2014 and for those with their fingers on the pulse of the industry there were few surprises. Figures confirmed what the industry already knew by heart, a sustained downward trend of arrivals. The release, just days after the end …

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  Calling China’s recent conservation move “huge,” a Nairobi-based conservationist is very enthusiastic about a recent change by the Chinese government – a move that was pleasantly unexpected. They also called on the public at large to refrain in the trade and use of such banned items, giving conservation a major boost as convenient online …

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  Chinese tourist attractions received 20.61 million visitors from Wednesday to Saturday, the first four days of the seven-day National Day holiday, official data showed. The figure was up 1.25 percent from the same period last year, according to the China National Tourism Administration. The data were collected from 124 tourist sites across the country. …

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  When earlier last week details emerged that RwandAir would temporarily suspend flights to Kamemebe, many questions were asked about the reasons with much speculation involved, inspite of the mention of runway repairs. The speculation was very likely based on the closure for traffic of the Gisenyi Airport, where security reasons – the airport is …

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