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iol.co.za
Zimbabwe’s safari sector in turmoilSUPPLIEDSafari operators and other tourism players are pressing for a revamp in
Zimbabwe’s safari sector in turmoil
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
SUPPLIEDSafari operators and other tourism players are pressing for a revamp in the country's safari and trophy hunting standards and best practices, after a tour guide was mauled by lions in Hwange National Park on Monday and a 32-year-old man was... Read more
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The Maui News
County / In BriefA flash-food watch remains in effect for Maui County through 6 p.m. today, the
County / In Brief
The Maui News / Posted 2 days ago
A flash-food watch remains in effect for Maui County through 6 p.m. today, the National Weather Service said. A moist and unstable air mass continues to hover over the county, and heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms will develop as the land... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Tourism authority reports jump in Maui visitor numbersWAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - Maui saw a significant increase in visitors in July comp
Tourism authority reports jump in Maui visitor numbers
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - Maui saw a significant increase in visitors in July compared to last year. Maui News reports that the Hawaii Tourism Authority said Wednesday that there were 243,041 visitors to Maui last month, a 7.6 percent increase compared... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
AccorHotels unfazed by Erawan blastRelated Stories Paris-based AccorHotels SA strongly believes in the Thai touri
AccorHotels unfazed by Erawan blast
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
Related Stories Paris-based AccorHotels SA strongly believes in the Thai tourism outlook for the medium and long term despite losing some business from last week's bombing at the Ratchaprasong intersection. It will open 13 new hotels and debut a... Read more
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Japan Today
Hawaii had record number of visitors in July ‹ Japan TodayThe state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in July with more t
Hawaii had record number of visitors in July ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in July with more than 816,000 travelers bringing in more than $1.4 billion in spending. The Hawaii Tourism Authority said in a statement Wednesday that July was the busiest month on... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Despite headwinds, Hawaii tourism is crankingHawaii visitor spending for 2015 could reach $10 billion this week, based on ne
Despite headwinds, Hawaii tourism is cranking
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
Hawaii visitor spending for 2015 could reach $10 billion this week, based on new data from the Hawaii Tourism Authority. As it prepared for a tourism marketing conference Thursday at the Hawaii Convention Center, the agency released figures from... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Hawaii officials say state had record visitors in JulyHONOLULU (AP) - The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in
Hawaii officials say state had record visitors in July
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) - The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in July with more than 816,000 travelers bringing in more than $1.4 billion in spending. The Hawaii Tourism Authority said in a statement Wednesday that July was the busiest... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Local groups join in opposition to transmission linesCommunity groups have banded together with the help of MountainTrue to form the
Local groups join in opposition to transmission lines
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 4 days ago
Community groups have banded together with the help of MountainTrue to form the Carolina Land Coalition, an advocacy organization bringing together grassroots community organizations in opposition of the proposed Duke Energy Transmission lines.� So... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Hawaii officials say state had record visitors in July AP News | 08/26/15 05:05 pm HONOLULU (AP) -- The state of Hawaii had a recor
Hawaii officials say state had record visitors in July
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
AP News | 08/26/15 05:05 pm HONOLULU (AP) -- The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in July with more than 816,000 travelers bringing in more than $1.4 billion in... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Hawaii officials say state had record visitors in JulyHONOLULU (AP) — The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in
Hawaii officials say state had record visitors in July
The Evening Sun / Posted 4 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) — The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in July with more than 816,000 travelers bringing in more than $1.4 billion in spending. The Hawaii Tourism Authority said in a statement Wednesday that July was the busiest... Read more
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York Daily Record
Hawaii officials say state had record visitors in JulyHONOLULU (AP) — The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in
Hawaii officials say state had record visitors in July
York Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) — The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in July with more than 816,000 travelers bringing in more than $1.4 billion in spending. The Hawaii Tourism Authority said in a statement Wednesday that July was the busiest... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Hawaii officials say state had record visitors in JulyHONOLULU (AP) — The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in
Hawaii officials say state had record visitors in July
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) — The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in July with more than 816,000 travelers bringing in more than $1.4 billion in spending. The Hawaii Tourism Authority said in a statement Wednesday that July was the busiest... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Hawaii officials say state had record visitors in JulyHONOLULU (AP) — The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in
Hawaii officials say state had record visitors in July
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) — The state of Hawaii had a record-setting number of visitors in July with more than 816,000 travelers bringing in more than $1.4 billion in spending. The Hawaii Tourism Authority said in a statement Wednesday that July was the busiest... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Visitor arrivals in July jump 5.6% to hit monthly recordMore visitors came to Hawaii in July than any other month in state history. Th
Visitor arrivals in July jump 5.6% to hit monthly record
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 4 days ago
More visitors came to Hawaii in July than any other month in state history. There were no unsightly sewage spills or storm runoffs to deter visitors last month as arrivals jumped 5.6 percent to a record 816,345 and spending rose 4 percent to $1.42... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
TAT chief, daughter indicted in bribery caseThe Criminal Court has indicted former Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) gove
TAT chief, daughter indicted in bribery case
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
The Criminal Court has indicted former Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) governor Juthamas Siriwan and her daughter in a film festival bribery case, the Office of the Attorney-General spokesman said Wednesday. Prosecutors indicted Mrs Juthamas,... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Maintains Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority (AZ) Revs on Rating Watch NegativeCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings maintains the following Arizona Sports
Fitch Maintains Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority (AZ) Revs on Rating Watch Negative
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings maintains the following Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority, AZ (the authority) bonds on Rating Watch Negative: --$262 million senior lien revenue bonds, series 2007A and 2012A rated 'A'; --$4.37 million... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Elvis tribute to celebrate 60th anniversary of Lexington visitLexington Tourism Authority Director Robin Bivens announced the touring product
Elvis tribute to celebrate 60th anniversary of Lexington visit
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Lexington Tourism Authority Director Robin Bivens announced the touring production "Elvis '56" will hold a concert June 16 at the Edward C. Smith Civic Center to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the original visit by Elvis Presley in... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Elvis tribute to celebrate 60th anniversary of Lexington visitLexington Tourism Authority Director Robin Bivens announced the touring product
Elvis tribute to celebrate 60th anniversary of Lexington visit
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Lexington Tourism Authority Director Robin Bivens announced the touring production "Elvis '56" will hold a concert June 16 at the Edward C. Smith Civic Center to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the original visit by Elvis Presley in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mozambique Where have all the tourists gone?A previous post which I published in September 2014 highlighted the plight of t
Mozambique Where have all the tourists gone?
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
A previous post which I published in September 2014 highlighted the plight of tourist arrivals to this vast country on our eastern seaboard. Now in August 2015 I take another look at Mozambique and need to beg the question, “what is going on and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Chinese tourists flock to Chiang Mai, PhuketWiang Gum Gam has become a popular destination for Chinese tourists since it fe
Chinese tourists flock to Chiang Mai, Phuket
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
Wiang Gum Gam has become a popular destination for Chinese tourists since it featured in the popular Chinese movie "Lost in Thailand". (Bangkok Post file photo) Related Stories Chinese tourists are flocking to Chiang Mai and Phuket one week after... Read more
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Times of Malta
Local and foreign authors converging in Malta this weekLibya-born author Hisham Matar established himself internationally with his pri
Local and foreign authors converging in Malta this week
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
Libya-born author Hisham Matar established himself internationally with his prize-winning novel In the Country of Men. The 10th edition of the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival, organised by Inizjamed, will be held on Thursday, Friday and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Asia Briefing: Thailand weighs up impact of shrine bombing on tourism The government is hoping tourists will forget the blast before the season begi
Asia Briefing: Thailand weighs up impact of shrine bombing on tourism
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
The government is hoping tourists will forget the blast before the season begins in October Thai soldiers inspect the scene after a bomb exploded outside the Erawana shrine in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Dolphin kisses featured in new Visit Orlando marketing campaignIs there anything cuter than an adorable child kissing an adorable dolphin? It
Dolphin kisses featured in new Visit Orlando marketing campaign
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Is there anything cuter than an adorable child kissing an adorable dolphin? It seems Visit Orlando doesn't think so either and that's exactly the memory the region's tourism authority selected as the first ever "Story of the Week" for its new... Read more
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GlobeSt.com
Why SD is One of the ‘World’s Smart Cities’Cafferty: �It�s all about the people�smart people solving some of the world�s m
Why SD is One of the ‘World’s Smart Cities’
GlobeSt.com / Posted 7 days ago
Cafferty: �It�s all about the people�smart people solving some of the world�s most challenging problems.� SAN DIEGO�San Diego�s intellect and innovation are taking center stage as the region is recognized as a globally competitive market,�San Diego... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Manila Metropolitan Theater gets rehab funding The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released P9.48 million to c
Manila Metropolitan Theater gets rehab funding
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released P9.48 million to cover the initial conservation work on decaying Manila Metropolitan Theater (MET). In a statement, Budget and Management... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Manila Metropolitan Theater to begin undergoing major rehabilitation workFrom the Department of Budget and Management P9.48M has been released by the D
Manila Metropolitan Theater to begin undergoing major rehabilitation work
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 7 days ago
From the Department of Budget and Management P9.48M has been released by the DBM in order to jumpstart rehabilitation work on the Manila Metropolitan Theater. The National Commission for Culture and the Arts purchased the heritage building from the... Read more
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Perth Now
Barking mad at surfin’ USAContestant in the annual Surf City Surf Dog event at Huntington Beach, Californ
Barking mad at surfin’ USA
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
Contestant in the annual Surf City Surf Dog event at Huntington Beach, California. IF THERE was ever a reason needed to visit California this would have to be it. From September 25-27, iconic Huntington Beach will host the annual Surf City Surf Dog... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Tourism overhaul essential, says TRSCTourists relax under sun umbrellas at a beach on Koh Lan, a small island off of
Tourism overhaul essential, says TRSC
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
Tourists relax under sun umbrellas at a beach on Koh Lan, a small island off of Pattaya. Experts suggest Thailand improve its tourism products and marketing to address stiffer competition. PATTARAPONG CHATPATTARASILL The integration of five... Read more
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Adelaide Now
America beckons us as dollar fallsAUSTRALIA’S plunging dollar is starting to weigh on our minds when booking over
America beckons us as dollar falls
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
AUSTRALIA’S plunging dollar is starting to weigh on our minds when booking overseas holidays, forcing America’s national tourism authority to rethink the way it markets the US. Research undertaken by Brand USA found 40 per cent of Australians... Read more
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Perth Now
‘This is my life, not a show’Tragic ... Marie Bowman, who weighs 413 kilos, had to be removed from her New Y
‘This is my life, not a show’
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
Tragic ... Marie Bowman, who weighs 413 kilos, had to be removed from her New York apartment through her window. Picture: New York Daily News/Angus Mordant via YouTube AS HER world shrank, Marie Bowman grew. With every loss — her son, her mother,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘This is my life, not a show’Tragic ... Marie Bowman, who weighs 413 kilos, had to be removed from her New Y
‘This is my life, not a show’
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
Tragic ... Marie Bowman, who weighs 413 kilos, had to be removed from her New York apartment through her window. Picture: New York Daily News/Angus Mordant via YouTube AS HER world shrank, Marie Bowman grew. With every loss — her son, her mother,... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘This is my life, not a show’Tragic ... Marie Bowman, who weighs 413 kilos, had to be removed from her New Y
‘This is my life, not a show’
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Tragic ... Marie Bowman, who weighs 413 kilos, had to be removed from her New York apartment through her window. Picture: New York Daily News/Angus Mordant via YouTube AS HER world shrank, Marie Bowman grew. With every loss — her son, her mother,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘This is my life, not a show’Tragic ... Marie Bowman, who weighs 413 kilos, had to be removed from her New Y
‘This is my life, not a show’
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Tragic ... Marie Bowman, who weighs 413 kilos, had to be removed from her New York apartment through her window. Picture: New York Daily News/Angus Mordant via YouTube AS HER world shrank, Marie Bowman grew. With every loss — her son, her mother,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
America beckons us as dollar fallsAussies being wooed by the US with promises of adventure | DailyTelegraph Sear
America beckons us as dollar falls
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Aussies being wooed by the US with promises of adventure | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website AUSTRALIA’S plunging dollar is starting to weigh on our... Read more
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News.com.au
Aussies urged to blaze a trail across the US and shop lessTravel Ideas Brand USA appeals to Australians’ sense of adventure as dollar va
Aussies urged to blaze a trail across the US and shop less
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
Travel Ideas Brand USA appeals to Australians’ sense of adventure as dollar value falls Where the Aussie dollar is telling you to take a holiday Shrinking ... The Aussie dollar is now worth just 73 US cents. Pic: SuppliedSource:... Read more
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The Manila Times
P9.4M for MET conservation releasedAugust 23, 2015 9:35 pm The national government has released P9.48 million to
P9.4M for MET conservation released
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
August 23, 2015 9:35 pm The national government has released P9.48 million to cover initial conservation work on the Manila Metropolitan Theater (MET), according to the Department of Budget and Management... Read more
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Perth Now
America beckons us as dollar fallsAUSTRALIA’S plunging dollar is starting to weigh on our minds when booking over
America beckons us as dollar falls
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
AUSTRALIA’S plunging dollar is starting to weigh on our minds when booking overseas holidays, forcing America’s national tourism authority to rethink the way it markets the US. Research undertaken by Brand USA found 40 per cent of Australians... Read more
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The Columbian
Cowboy town calls to Seattle hipstersPENDLETON, Ore. — Pendleton, the small town in eastern Oregon known of its rode
Cowboy town calls to Seattle hipsters
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
PENDLETON, Ore. — Pendleton, the small town in eastern Oregon known of its rodeo and whiskey, is looking to Seattle hipsters for a tourism boost. The tourism authority Travel Pendleton last week revealed a marketing campaign it’s calling the Hipster... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Pendleton targets Seattle hipsters for tourismPENDLETON, Ore. (AP) - Pendleton, the small town in eastern Oregon known of its
Pendleton targets Seattle hipsters for tourism
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 8 days ago
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) - Pendleton, the small town in eastern Oregon known of its rodeo and whiskey, is looking to Seattle hipsters for a tourism boost. The tourism authority Travel Pendleton last week revealed a marketing campaign it's calling the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Pendleton targets Seattle hipsters for tourism | News - Home POSTED: 3:12 PM PDT August 22, 2015 PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — P
Pendleton targets Seattle hipsters for tourism
KTVZ Bend / Posted 8 days ago
| News - Home POSTED: 3:12 PM PDT August 22, 2015 PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Pendleton, the small town in Eastern Oregon known of its rodeo and whiskey, is... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Chinese tourists put on a brave faceChinese tourists pose for a group picture before visiting the Grand Palace in B
Chinese tourists put on a brave face
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
Chinese tourists pose for a group picture before visiting the Grand Palace in Bangkok on Friday. (AFP Photo) Related Stories Busloads of visitors from China flocked to the Grand Palace in Bangkok on Friday, but days after the Erawan shrine bombing... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Chinese tourists head to Thailand despite bombing fears Published: 21 August 2015 5:33 PM Tourists walk along Khao San road, popular
Chinese tourists head to Thailand despite bombing fears
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 10 days ago
Published: 21 August 2015 5:33 PM Tourists walk along Khao San road, popular with many foreign visitors, in Bangkok. Busloads of visitors from China flocked to Bangkok's glittering Grand... Read more
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Times of Malta
Guidelines on use of social mediaIt has happened again. A senior government official, this time the Employment a
Guidelines on use of social media
Times of Malta / Posted 10 days ago
It has happened again. A senior government official, this time the Employment and Training Corporation’s CEO, has drawn severe criticism over his inappropriate use of social media. Philip Rizzo posted what he later admitted were “facetious” remarks... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
TAT: The roadshows will go onChinese tourists visit the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Chinese tour groups are pre
TAT: The roadshows will go on
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
Chinese tourists visit the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Chinese tour groups are pressing on with their visits despite Monday night's bomb attack at the Erawan Shrine. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill) The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
K-pop stars offer prayers in aftermath of deadly Bangkok blast In the wake of the Bangkok bomb explosion Monday night outside the Erawan Shr
K-pop stars offer prayers in aftermath of deadly Bangkok blast
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
In the wake of the Bangkok bomb explosion Monday night outside the Erawan Shrine that killed and wounded scores of people, Korean celebrities offered sympathy and prayers on social... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
More Wonders of Hua HinLocated on an army-owned plot covering 222 rai in Hua Hin, Ratchapak Park and t
More Wonders of Hua Hin
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
Located on an army-owned plot covering 222 rai in Hua Hin, Ratchapak Park and the statues of seven former Thai kings were constructed by the Royal Thai Army under royal permission from His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. HM the King also granted the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida welcomed 54 million visitors in first half of 2015The Sunshine State welcomed a record setting 54.1 million visitors between Janu
Florida welcomed 54 million visitors in first half of 2015
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
The Sunshine State welcomed a record setting 54.1 million visitors between January and June, according to Visit Florida, the state's tourism authority. That's the most visitors to ever come to Florida in the first half of a year, said Gov. Rick... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thai hotel ratings beat global averageThe aerial view of Wat Arun, or the Temple of Dawn. Situated alongside the Chao
Thai hotel ratings beat global average
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
The aerial view of Wat Arun, or the Temple of Dawn. Situated alongside the Chao Phraya River, it is always a populoar tourist destination in Bangkok. (Bangkok Post file photo) Related Stories The average review rating of hotels in nine destinations... Read more
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Daily News
Shock and deja vu for foreigners after Thai blastTHAILAND: Foreigners expressed alarm tinged with a sense of deja vu after a bom
Shock and deja vu for foreigners after Thai blast
Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
THAILAND: Foreigners expressed alarm tinged with a sense of deja vu after a bomb tore through central Bangkok on Monday night in a devastating return of violence to the "Land of Smiles". At least 19 people have been killed by the blast -- including... Read more
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Rappler
Thai tourism set for rough ride after Bangkok blastsLOST. A loved-one's hand wipes away the tears of a relative of a Thai victim ki
Thai tourism set for rough ride after Bangkok blasts
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
LOST. A loved-one's hand wipes away the tears of a relative of a Thai victim killed in the 17 August Ratchaprasong district bomb blast, as they speak on the telephone, as families identify and wait to receive the remains of their loved ones, at the... Read more
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