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How viable is the American Dream?

How viable is the American Dream?

Life, liberty and the pursuit of shopping. So goes the American Dream — the mall-slash-amusement park in New Jersey’s Meadowlands that has weathered three developers, two designs and one calamitous recession. Indeed, the first phase of the $5 billion, 3 million-square-foot complex is finally poised to open in late October ...

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Hospitality Startup & OYO’s South-East Asian Twin, RedDoorz Raises US$70 Mn from Asia Partners & Others

Hospitality Startup & OYO's South-East Asian Twin, RedDoorz Raises US$70 Mn from Asia Partners & Others

You’re reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Singapore-based budget hotel accommodation startup, RedDoorz, raised US$70 million in its Series C round of funding, the company announced. The investment was led by Asia Partners, Rakuten Capital and Mirae Asset Naver Asia Growth Fund. Existing investors including Qiming Venture ...

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Koh Samui opts for luring Thais as foreigners flee

Koh Samui opts for luring Thais as foreigners flee

Tourists jump off a boat near Koh Samui. (Photo by Karnjana Ayuwatanachai) A decrease in foreign visitors has prompted operators in Koh Samui to turn their focus to Thai travellers, with more affordable tourism services being arranged. The average occupancy rate of 27,000 rooms at Koh Samui, a popular destination in ...

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Canada remains main issuer of tourists to Cuba

Canada remains main issuer of tourists to Cuba

Until this Thursday, Cuba received 3 million foreign visitors, with Canada as its first issuing market, despite a decrease in travelers mainly due to the strengthening of U.S. sanctions and the prohibition of cruise trips from that country to the Caribbean island. The Cuban Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR) said this ...

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Domestic tourism in Malaysia on the rise

Domestic tourism in Malaysia on the rise

Domestic tourism in Malaysia posted a 10.9 per cent increase in 2018, growing to 78.2 million domestic tourists last year from 70.5 million the year before, revealed figures from the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) in a survey of some 100,000 respondents. Pahang the top choice destination in 2018, recorded ...

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Unexploded WWII bomb found in Russian Kremlin

Unexploded WWII bomb found in Russian Kremlin

Russian officials said they had defused a WWII bomb in the Kremlin, which they believe lay undetected in a cellar since 1941. The Moscow palace was under reconstruction when workers found the bomb on Thursday, state media revealed. The Kremlin‘s chief commander, Sergey Khlebnikov, told the news agency Ria Novosti they had ...

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Our National Parks Could Do a Lot with $2.5 Million

Our National Parks Could Do a Lot with $2.5 Million

At the end of his 50-minute, flyover-filled Fourth of July speech on Thursday, President Donald Trump offered a thank you to the National Park Service. He owed them one. Some $2.5 million of the total cost of the unprecedented event, the Washington Post reported Tuesday, had been diverted directly from ...

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