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Travel News: Phone Passports and Obama in Cuba

Welcome back to DialAFlight's Travel News, keeping you updated with the very latest in the world of holidays, travel and tourism!

 

Today we have news on Passports, Cuba and a Royal Visit to India!

 

Passports could be next to follow boarding passes in moving away from physical, paper formats and jumping into your smartphone according to the world's biggest passport producer, De La Rue. The company, who also print British banknotes, have started work on the required technology to keep such documents safe on your phone.

 

Questions have already been asked about the security issues of such a move, with the issues of phone theft and forgery being touted as major problems. De La Rue have stated that whilst they are "looking at new innovations and technology solutions around the world, paperless passports are one of many initiatives that are currently looking at,".

 

 

Last week, Barack Obama's trip to Cuba captivated millions who wanted to witness the first visit of Cuba by a sitting US President in over 80 years. In what was a symbolic visit of democracy and one which aimed to tear down barriers, details of the President's itinerary and hospitality made for exciting (and enviable) reading for those planning their own visit.

 

The President and his family also took a detour in Argentina during his visit, visiting glacial lakes and snow-topped mountains whilst on hikes. Staying at the 5* Llao Llao Hotel in Bariloche, the President enjoyed boat and walking tours of the resort's verdant surrounds, before sampling some Patagonian specialities at the Moreno Lake Lounge - a unique place to behold a privileged view of Tronador accompanied by an impressive wine list.

 

President Obama took to social media to display his thanks for his stay at the hotel and even promised to return next year...

 

 

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are hoping to create "new memories" when they visit India's Taj Mahal next month. The iconic 17th century monument was the backdrop to a famous picture of Diana, Princess of Wales and it will be one of the highlights of a seven day tour of India and Bhutan.

 

William and Kate will take in their "most ambitious and colourful tour" to date, according to a spokesperson, and will receive a glittering reception and dinner held in their honour. Their itinerary also includes a safari at Kaziranga national park, a visit of children playing cricket and a six hour hike to the Tiger's Nest monastery in Bhutan.

 

And finally, after over 10,000 entries and suggestions, the official New Zealand flag referendum results have confirmed the country's current design as its winner, with over 60% of voters opting for no change.

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