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Russian ship’s visit historic: Parkop – POST

Russian ship's visit historic: Parkop - POST

THE NCD Governor, Powes Parkop has flagged the country to visiting naval officers from Russia as an investment and tourism hub despite all the negative publicities overseas about PNG. Mr Parkop said the visit by the Russian navy cadet officers in their warship was historic, conveying his warm welcome to ...

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New report compares and ranks train services across Europe

New report compares and ranks train services across Europe

Deutsche Bahn came second in the ranking of all but one of Europe’s cross-border rail services Train Photos A report by train travel booking company Loco2 and magazine hidden europe has compared train services across Europe, and ranked them in terms of facilities they provide. The report, entitled ‘The Great ...

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Thai bay made famous by film The Beach to close for 4 months

Thai bay made famous by film The Beach to close for 4 months

BANGKOK (REUTERS) – Thailand’s Maya Bay, made famous by the film The Beach, will close to visitors for four months from June to allow its coral reefs to recover from rising temperatures and the environmental impact of thousands of visitors each day. The bay, on Phi Phi Leh island in ...

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Tourism Industry Upbeat Despite Loss in Market Share

Tourism Industry Upbeat Despite Loss in Market Share

From 2015 to 2017, the United States’ of the global travel market fell from 13.6 percent to 11.9 percent. “That may not sound like a lot, but it translates to $32 billion in lost visitor spending and 100,000 fewer U.S. jobs,” said Roger Dow, President and CEO of the U.S. ...

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A taste of Le Cordon Bleu Paris

A taste of Le Cordon Bleu Paris

Chris Binarto Wongso has been on an emotional roller coaster. On March 30, he bawled after receiving his Grande Diplôme from Sunway Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts after 18 months of studies. Ten days later, he cried again when he set foot on the LCB campus in Paris, where ...

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Arkratos team embarks on Europe Roadshow to demonstrate KRATOS

Arkratos team embarks on Europe Roadshow to demonstrate KRATOS

KRATOS, a Blockchain-based solution, aims to solve the challenges faced by the physical commodity trading industry by digitizing the end to end trading process. The platform ensures that critical documents can’t be tampered with at any point across the supply chain – right from the supplier to the buyer. This removes ...

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Egypt tourism revenues jump 83 percent to $2.2 billion in Q1

Egypt tourism revenues jump 83 percent to $2.2 billion in Q1

A group of camels and horses stand idle in front of the Great Pyramids awaiting tourists in Giza, Egypt. Image courtesy: Reuters/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/File Photo Egypt’s tourism revenues jumped 83.3 percent in the first quarter of 2018 to $2.2 billion, a government official told Reuters. The number of tourists ...

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Marriott to double hotel count in India

Marriott to double hotel count in India

What major plans do you have for India? We are likely to go from 100 to 200 in a handful of years. We have about 50 more hotels that have been signed and are under development. This doesn’t mean that all are under physical construction; some are in the permitting ...

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