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  • Hainan aims to become a prime medical tourism destination

    Published on : Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    Hainan province in South China has disclosed plans to build the tropical island into a superlative medical tourism hub, joining together high-end medical tourism with characteristic Chinese healthcare.   The initiation follows a proposal disclosed a week earlier by the …

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  • The Malaysian tourism ministry is looking for new adventure ideas

    Published on : Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    In a motorcycle convoy, around eight Malaysians will ride 7,000km to six Asean countries.   Datuk Rashidi Hasbullah, Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry secretary-general stated that this adventure will open the eyes of the tourists and help them to explore …

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  • The skies of southern Thailand clears up, tourists participate in beach cleanup program

    Published on : Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to show their deepest regards to all Thailand friends who persisted through social media on visiting the country, for those who are already in Thailand, to keep enjoying their holiday schedules in …

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  • Japanese ‘snow monsters’ are near to extinction

    Published on : Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    The immensely popular “snow monsters” that lives in the mountains of Zao are nearing extinction and it could spell disaster for tourism in that part of Yamagata Prefecture, in north Japan.   For several years, “snow monsters” – unique formations …

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  • Sri Lanka allures tourists as warm winter holiday destination

    Published on : Tuesday, January 8, 2019

     Winters in Sri Lanka are pleasant and an ideal holiday destination for travellers looking to trade snow for sunshine. Here’s why you need to visit the destination for a perfect warm winter holiday.       Brilliant weather and immaculate …

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  • Visitors to Oman can obtain visas through mobile app

    Published on : Tuesday, January 8, 2019

    The international visitors to Oman will soon be able to obtain their visas via a mobile app, national daily Times of Oman reported, citing the Royal Oman Police (ROP).     Currently the people planning to visit Oman can either …

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  • Dakar Rally 2019 kicks off in Lima

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    The 41st edition of the Dakar Rally kicked off with a symbolic start Sunday in Lima. The rally is taking place entirely in Peru on Jan 6-17.   This year’s race will be run on a new loop rally-route, with …

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  • Honduras witnesses 3rd mass shooting in a week, 4 killed

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    In a mass shooting in the northern Honduran department of Atlantidain, four people were killed Sunday. It was the third mass shooting in six days.   The four victims were heading west to work as coffee pickers in the town …

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  • Eastern Indonesia jolted by powerful quake, tsunami threat ruled out

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    A shallow and strong earthquake rattled eastern Indonesia, early today (January 7), the country’s meteorology and geophysics agency reported.   The quake struck at 12:27 a.m. Monday, Jakarta Time (1727 GMT, Sunday), with the epicentre at 146 km north-west Halmahera, …

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  • Nairobi named most dynamic city in Africa

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    Nairobi city in Kenya has been named as the most dynamic city in Africa. It is also the only city outside of Asia Pacific that ranks in the top 20 most dynamic cities in the world.   According to the …

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  • Southern Philippines hit by 5.4 magnitude earthquake

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    Zamboanga del Norte province, in the southern Philippines, has been rattled by an earthquake of 5.4 magnitude, on Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.   The quake, which struck at 11:11 a.m. local time, hit at a depth …

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  • Australia projects roll-out of rapid driver-less vehicles by 2020

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    The Australian National Transport Commission (NTC) has warned lawmakers about an autonomous vehicle boom citing that five car manufacturers would have levels three and four autonomous vehicles available by 2020, rising to 14 by 2022, NAM News Network reported.   …

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  • Chefchaouen becomes the top destination to visit this year!

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    Vogue Australia, the International magazine, has listed Chefchaouen, the Moroccan city as first among top 12 destinations to visit in 2019.   Even though each and every region in Morocco is known for its unique beauty, Chefchaouen may be the …

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  • Western Iran earthquake injures at least 75 people

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    A powerful 5.9-magnitude earthquake rattled Gilangharb city in Kermanshah province, in the west of Iran, on Sunday injuring at least 75 people, Iranian Student News Agency (ISNA) quoted Pir Hossein Kolivand, head of Iran Emergency Organisation, as saying.   At least 15 …

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  • Border gates & island resorts reopened in Myanmar as Pabuk storm weakens

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    After the weather bureau lifted its warning on tropical storm Pabuk, Myanmar’s southern Tanintharyi region authorities, have reopened border gates and island resorts, Sunday, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported today.   The border gates and resorts were …

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  • Mombasa gets Sh460 million project to boost tourism

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    The Sh460 million Mombasa waterfront project at Mama Ngina Drive will boost its tourism in the coastal city.   The project is being implemented by the Ministry of Tourism and the county government. The President Uhuru Kenyatta, ODM leader Raila …

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  • Thailand’s award-winning Trang Underwater Wedding Ceremony celebrates 23rd anniversary

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    Celebrating its 23rd consecutive year of nuptials under the Andaman Sea, Thailand’s award-winning Trang Underwater Wedding Ceremony is back this year. The 23rd Trang Underwater Wedding Ceremony is scheduled from 12 to 14 February, 2019, with an action-packed calendar of …

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  • Flights, ferry services resumed in Thailand post Pabuk tropical storm

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    As the first tropical storm Pabuk slowed and headed into the Andaman Sea, Thailand resumed flights to its southern provinces on Saturday (January 5).   Airports were shut in Surat Thani and the holiday island of Koh Samui and all …

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  • Oman chosen as world’s top tourist destinations for 2019

    Published on : Monday, January 7, 2019

    According to the latest report by a top travel and tourism expert in the world, Oman has been chosen as one of the world’s top tourist destinations for 2019 by the British Financial Times (FT).   Oman has many tourist …

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  • Frequent strikes hurt Kerala tourism badly

    Published on : Saturday, January 5, 2019

    Frequent strikes in Kerala have put a dampener on the tourism industry in the state which has recorded 60 per cent loss in revenue during the last year. For the sector, which was hoping to recover from the losses caused …

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