Air China suspends North Korea flights

Air China has suspended some of its flights to the North Korea, as tensions between Pyongyang and the rest of the world start to simmer. Initially, China’s state-run broadcaster, CCTV, said that all Air China flights connecting Beijing and Pyongyang, the two countries’ seats of government, had been cancelled indefinitely. …

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Social media scam rips off Victorian tourism businesses

AUSTRALIA’S best-loved tourist attractions are being targeted by a sophisticated social media scam which is ripping hundreds of thousands of dollars from Victorian businesses. The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Victoria Tourism Industry Council are warning against the multi-million dollar scam which was discovered recently to …

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Emirates adds three new A380 destinations

Emirates has launched three A380 destinations, bringing its flagship three-class double-decker aircraft from Dubai to Tokyo- Narita, Casablanca and Sao Paulo on the same day. With this triple deployment, Emirates will be the first airline to operate scheduled A380 services in Latin America as well as to North Africa. In …

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Egypt’s camel racers a hope for tourism

Not long after sunrise, a camel race kicked off in the Egyptian city of Ismailia, 115 kilometers (71 miles) east of Cairo. About 150 camels pressed their noses against a metal barrier before receiving a signal from a man wearing a white galabiya, or traditional robe, to move forward. Amin Sharaawy, general …

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2019 to be China-New Zealand Year of Tourism

A new international agreement will focus on attracting high-value Chinese visitors who stay longer, spend more and travel independently says Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. The 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism initiative was announced today by Prime Minister Bill English as part of an official visit from Chinese Premier Li …

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Valletta unveils European Capital of Culture 2018

The preview of the Valletta 2018 Cultural Programme – a collection of artistic and cultural projects and events being planned for next year, was launched earlier today, at Palazzo De La Salle, Valletta. The publication contains general information on 2018 projects and events, offering the public a taste of what …

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Want to swim around Burj Al Arab? Yes you can

On normal days around Burj  Al Arab you’ll see boats only and you have no access to swim. But each year it exist one day when this rule does not apply When? 31 of March 2017! After twelve editions, Dubai Holding follows suit and presents the resident-friendly Burj Al Arab …

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