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- How 'Flipper' is helping teach dolphin rescue in Oman
Oman is running workshops to teach people how to save stranded dolphins. The BBC Travel Show’s Ade Adepitan reports.
BBC News. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:33:35 GMT.
- Critic's Notebook: Fleeting Fingers and Red-Eye Flights: A Pianist Is a Study in Stamina
Daniil Trifonov, 25, is well versed in the piano, and in traveling cross-country; this sought-after Russian pianist is planning to cut back his hectic schedule.
Anthony Tommasini. New York Times. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:25:18 GMT.
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- Jackie Chan's $20 Million Private Jet, 10 Dreamy Hotel Suites, Luxury Gift Ideas for Jetsetters, and More
Passport by ForbesLife chronicles the latest in luxury travel, drinking and dining, fashion—and life's other indulgences.
By Passport By Forbeslife, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:22:00 -0500.
- Your Money: With Uber and Lyft Nearby, Rental Cars May Be Ripe for a Comeuppance
Lagging customer service and a host of inconveniences give travelers a long list of reasons to avoid car rental companies altogether.
Ron Lieber. New York Times. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:17:11 GMT.
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- Former Ritz-Carlton Executive Steven Holt Joins 360bespoke As Its Chief Travel And Luxury Officer
NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2016 -- 360bespoke, New York's fastest-growing media agency, announced today five key additions to the firm as it continues to establish itself as a destination for global talents and brands in the luxury space. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:05:00 EST.
- Why Ill Keep Paying Employees To Take Vacation - By Roger Dow
Three years ago, I gave U.S. Travel Association employees who took all of their vacation time a $500 bonus. Im convinced it was one of the best ideas for increasing productivity and engagement weve ever had. ...
Travel Industry Wire. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:53:48 EST.
- Tree In Pakistan Still In Chains After 'Arrest' In 1898
A very old tree still standing in northwest Pakistan has become an odd tourist attraction. Historians say it's the result of a drunken order given by a British officer 118 years ago. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Radio Liberty. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:20:00 +0000.
- New cruise ship to offer tour in South China Sea
A new cruise ship, named Nanhai Zhi Meng, will start its maiden voyage in late December from Sanya to the Yongle Islands, which are administered by China's southernmost city of Sansha in Hainan Province, the city's tourism bureau said Friday.
- Man and teenager dead after Ipswich 'stabbings'
A double murder inquiry begins after a man and a teenager were attacked at a travellers site in Ipswich.
BBC News. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:26:00 GMT.
- EU: Migrant deal with Turkey producing results
A Turkish-EU deal on migrants is yielding positive results, the European Commission said on Dec. 8, but no progress was made on the issue of visa-free travel for Turks even though the process has been unblocked for Ukrainians and Georgians
Hurriyet. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:24:00 +0200.
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