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Time for a feel-good Friday #DailyEscape! This stunning view of Kauai, Hawaii should get you ready for the weekend! pic.twitter.com/FiwCRVTU5p
 
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One of our favourite secluded spots in the world is Cathedral Cove on the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand - gor… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 
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The return of the miserable weather certainly calls for a #WanderlustWednesday #DailyEscape! How we dream of Greece… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 

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Arrivals from China to boost European tourism

Champs Ree Saunders
8 March, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Arrivals from China to European destinations are set to boost Europe’s tourism revenue in 2013. According to the Financial Times in China, China’s growing middle class is set to generate around £106.5 billion in total spending in Europe this year. The report, titled Outbound Travel Flying High, surveyed 39 Chinese ...

The world’s best private islands available for rent

Feature Ree Saunders
8 March, 2013 by Ree Saunders

We all dream of luxury holidays - 5 star rooms in an exotic location where the views are to die for and the food is divine, but for some, the fantasy doesn't stop at a swanky hotel - imagine a private island all to yourself, a haven where you can rule the ...

Malaysia plans to attract more wedding tourists

Happy couple Marisa Thomas
7 March, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Tourism Malaysia has announced plans to attract more wedding tourists in 2013. The tourism board aims to attract 780,000 tourists from India this year by highlighting Malaysia’s wedding tourism industry. A total of 691,271 people visited the South-East Asian country from India last year and director of Tourism Malaysia Amran ...

Shark tourism booming in the Bahamas

Reef Shark Bahamas Ree Saunders
7 March, 2013 by Ree Saunders

The shark tourism industry in the Bahamas is growing rapidly, bringing in around $80 million to country’s economy every year. Since the Bahamian government banned shark fishing in 2011, tour operators have promoted shark tourism as a great way to learn more about the underwater creatures. It is thought that ...

Qatar Airways teams up with FC Barcelona

Barcelona Mike Potter
7 March, 2013 by Mike Potter

Qatar Airways has announced it will become the global main partner of Spanish football club FC Barcelona. The strategic partnership will see the airline’s brand name appear on the teams shirts from the start of next season. The sponsorship is a first for Qatar Airways and will last three years. ...

New Sleep Art app launched by ibis hotels

Ibis Victoria Hampton
6 March, 2013 by Victoria Hampton

Hotel group ibis has launched a new app that turns your night’s sleep into artwork. The move means the budget hotel chain has become the first economy hotel group to offer an entertainment app to its guests. The Sleep Art app converts movements and sounds into digital artwork and marks ...

South Africa enjoyed tourism boost in 2012

Johannesburg Ree Saunders
6 March, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Tourist numbers in South Africa increased by 10.4 per cent between January and October Last year. According to recent figures released by the tourism ministry, 7,535,498 tourists visited the country last year, compared to 6,823,517 the previous year. South Africa’s tourism minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk has said he is pleased with the ...

Fly to New York to visit the forgotten neighbourhoods

Brooklyn Marisa Thomas
6 March, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Tourism chiefs in New York have said they will do more to lure tourists away from Manhattan so they can experience the other neighbourhoods of New York. The city wants visitors to the Big Apple to visit New York’s many other destinations outside of the iconic landmarks people are so ...

British Airways to fly first A380 to LA

BA Victoria Hampton
5 March, 2013 by Victoria Hampton

British Airways has confirmed that its first Airbus A380 will make its inaugural flight to Los Angeles this year. The aircraft will become the first A380 to be operated by a UK airline. The double-decker superjumbo is set to be delivered to British Airways in July and tickets for flights ...

Sydney attracting more business events

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Marisa Thomas
5 March, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

New South Wales hosted 91 business events last year making 2012 one of its busiest events years ever. The minister for tourism and major events George Souris announced today that business events generated nearly $220 million for the state’s economy in 2012. A total of 60,237 delegates came to Sydney ...

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