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Relics of Asia’s colonial past revived to host today’s elite

SINGAPORE — The famed Raffles Hotel here reopened in August after a two-year renovation, meticulously restored to the 1920s-era splendor that fascinated the likes of British playwright W. Somerset Maugham, down to the carvings on its columns and the teak floors. The building dates back to 1887, when Singapore was ...

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World’s Best Travel Destinations for International Students, 2019

World's Best Travel Destinations for International Students, 2019

With reduced airfares and education abroad, many students are opting to study outside their native countries. This brings an opportunity for the students to interact with people from different nationalities and get culturally aware of many nations. Another biggest perk in studying abroad is to have an ample number of ...

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The Wrap: Klook rides with JR-West to boost tourism in western Japan – WIT

The Wrap: Klook rides with JR-West to boost tourism in western Japan - WIT

News Roundup: Highlights on new products and services from travel suppliers  – Klook and Japanese railway company promoting tourism in western Japan, Singapore Airlines expanding its NDC KrisConnect programme, partnership between Wego and Singapore Tourism Board to target Middle East travellers, free taxi service at Dubai International  Travel: Klook rides ...

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Asia’s new tour guide: Japanese anime

TOKYO — As the ranks of foreign visitors to Japan have swollen in recent years, unlikely tourist destinations have emerged, attracting big crowds of manga and anime buffs from around Asia. These pilgrimages to pop culture holy places have a name, seichijunrei, and they are now taking place in Singapore ...

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