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Turkey becoming main center for global congress tourism

Turkey’s successive records in tourism have carried over in to the MICE sector (Meeting, Incentives, Congresses, Events) as international companies have once again turned to Turkey for meeting events. Tourism professionals expect the actual leap in 2019 as revival and mobility have started in the sector this year. Major companies ...

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Top Asian News 1:24 am GMT

Top Asian News 1:24 am GMT

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the American ambassador and the defense attache and recalled its navy commander from a U.S. trip to deliver a strong protest against economic sanctions Washington lodged over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment. ...

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Travelling Suitcase: The World Flits By

Travelling Suitcase: The World Flits By

Trains make you feel grounded and part of the story. In Search of a StarForwarded as Received: Urban Naxals, Stand UpThe Right Words for Love American novelist Paul Theroux, who wrote the popular 1975 travelogue The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia, had famously said: “I have seldom heard a train go ...

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30 yrs. later, global warming still hasn’t sunk Maldives

30 yrs. later, global warming still hasn't sunk Maldives

After alerting the world in September 1988 that the Maldive islands of the Indian Ocean would be submerged by rising seas in less than three decades – due to the so-called first effects of man-made global warming – officials of the United Nations and associated climatologists are scratching their heads ...

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Sargassum: The seaweed deluge hitting Caribbean shores

Sargassum: The seaweed deluge hitting Caribbean shores

When waves of sargassum – a type of seaweed – washed up on Eastern Caribbean shores seven years ago, people hoped it was a one-off. Matted piles swamped coastlines from Tobago to Anguilla. “In 2011 it was the first time we’d seen it.” says Professor Hazel Oxenford, an expert in ...

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