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UOB And KrisFlyer Partnership Sets New Heights For Banking Solutions In Singapore

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) and KrisFlyer1 today launched the KrisFlyer UOB Account, the first banking solution in Singapore to earn KrisFlyer miles when a customer saves or spends. The KrisFlyer UOB account provides an innovative way for customers who …

  • Initiative to boost tourism on the cards

    Published on : Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    India and the US are set to announce a major initiative in the travel and tourism sector, including an increase in quota for issuing US visa, in an effort to take the bilateral ties to a higher level.   US …

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  • Las Vegas Celebrates 100th Anniversary of the National Parks Service

    Published on : Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Las Vegas is the gateway to national parks in the west, and in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service on August 25, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is encouraging visitors to Find Their …

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  • LATTE attends the ‘America Wild National Parks Adventure’ viewing with Brand USA

    Published on : Saturday, August 27, 2016

    LATTE attended Brand USA‘s viewing of ‘America Wild National Parks Adventure’ at the IMAX Sydney in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service.   Before the film, the team sipped on Sierra Nevada American Pale Ale, ate …

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  • Panic in New York subway as crickets and worms set free by woman

    Published on : Saturday, August 27, 2016

    The New York subway witnessed a crazy scene on the subway this week, when live crickets suddenly began jumping all over passengers and causing panic and chaos.   Footage filmed by fellow commuters shows the woman becoming increasingly distressed by …

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  • Brand USA expands MegaFam programme for 2017

    Published on : Tuesday, August 23, 2016

    Brand USA is expanding its large-scale, multi-itinerary familiarisation tours that allow international travel agents to experience a wide range of travel in the United States.   As the MegaFam platform continues to grow, Brand USA will launch several new MegaFaminitiatives for …

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  • Jekyll Island gets Alligator warnings

    Published on : Monday, August 22, 2016

    After the fatal alligator attack of a toddler at a Disney resort, officials in another tourist spot are warning visitors to be wary of the powerful creatures.   The Jekyll Island Authority, the state agency that manages the island off …

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  • Mexican Officials Warn North-Western Communities Of Storm Kay

    Published on : Sunday, August 21, 2016

    North-western communities have been warned to be on alert as Tropical Storm Kay churns off the Pacific coast, according to Mexican officials.   The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported that at 0900 GMT the center of Storm Kay was …

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  • Why the chief of U.S. tourism likes to show off Nashville

    Published on : Saturday, August 20, 2016

    When facing the future of American tourism, Nashville has two significant advantages: its music will always attract visitors, and it’s relatively cheap. The combination of these factors compelled Chris Thompson, a man in charge of the country’s tourism efforts, to …

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  • Hotels.com finds New York City Offers Top Hotels for Pokémon Go Travelers

    Published on : Wednesday, August 17, 2016

    Recent Hotels.com research reveals New York City has nine of the top ten U.S. “Pokétels” – those hotels with access to the most Pokéstops and Pokégyms within and near the hotel property*. Number one rated U.S. Pokétel, The Towers at …

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  • 5.4 magnitude quake hits Peru killing 4, 52 hurt

    Published on : Tuesday, August 16, 2016

    An earthquake of shallow magnitude-5.4 shook southern Peru’s picturesque Colca Valley, killing at least four people, including an American tourist, and injuring 52 as it toppled adobe homes, the authorities said on Monday.   The quake occurred just before 10 …

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  • American Airlines Makes Executive Appointments to Marketing Team

    Published on : Wednesday, August 10, 2016

    American Airlines today announced several appointments within its marketing team to better align the airline’s marketing efforts and backfill some key leadership positions. Kurt Stache moves to Senior Vice President – Marketing & Loyalty. Vasu Raja moves to Vice President …

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  • Tropical storm Javier heads for Mexico’s Baja Peninsula

    Published on : Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    Tropical Storm Javier on Monday afternoon continued to move toward Mexico’s Baja Peninsula and the resort city of Cabo San Lucas. According to the National Hurricane Center, the storm is expected to graze the west coast of the peninsula over …

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  • Toronto to get urban park above active railway

    Published on : Thursday, August 4, 2016

    Influenced by Chicago’s Millenium Park, Toronto’s mayor John Tory has planned to build a downtown park above an active railway track, connecting the Rogers Centre and Bathurst Street. The Millenium Park in Chicago has been built above a rail yard …

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  • Zika cases prompt warning against Miami travel

    Published on : Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    Federal health officials have advised pregnant women to avoid travelling to the northern part of Miami following over 10 Zika cases wherein local mosquitoes have infected people.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have asked women who …

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  • Deadly hot air balloon crash kills 16 on board in Texas

    Published on : Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    A hot air balloon carrying 16 people caught fir in the air and crashed in central Texas on Saturday morning. All the passengers on board are reported to have been killed.   The balloon may have struck power lines when …

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  • 2 dead and 16 wounded at Florida nightclub shooting

    Published on : Monday, July 25, 2016

    Two people have been killed and 16 more people have been injured at a Florida nightclub.   The shooting took place at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida. The attack happened around 00:30 (04:30 GMT) on Monday at Club Blu. …

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  • Pokemon Go lure launch event at Seaworld, Orlando

    Published on : Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    Several attractions in Florida are providing its tourists an opportunity to get a real life value out of the popular augmented reality game, “Pokemon Go”.   Many popular destinations of Orlando has embraced this trend wholeheartedly and Seaworld is no …

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  • Delta’s historic return to Cuba after 55 years

    Published on : Monday, July 18, 2016

    The fall of 2016 will see Delta’s historic return to Havana, Cuba from New York-JFK, Atlanta and Miami. This has been announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The airline will start its nonstop service to the Caribbean Islands …

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  • US flags to be flown at half-mast as France mourns Nice attack

    Published on : Friday, July 15, 2016

    US President Barack Obama has asked all flags at U.S. government facilities, including embassies and consulates abroad, to be flown at half-staff for the next four days in memory of the victims of the truck attack in Nice, France.   …

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  • New York hotels offers luxurious glamping experience

    Published on : Friday, July 15, 2016

    Travelers can now pamper themselves to the ultimate sophistication, thanks to luxurious glamping experiences offered by a few hotels in New York including the W New York that is based in Manhattan.   Guests can enjoy a spectacular view of …

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