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Aeroflot doubles mobile conversion rate on the assisted bookings platform by Aviasales

August 16, 2018

Russian flag carrier has just rolled-out its very first NDC-based project. Aeroflot launched its assisted booking capacity in cooperation with Aviasales. It is the first time Russian airline company uses NDC (New Distribution Capability). The distribution protocol provides with access to the airline’s inventory to the third parties like meta-services. Hence from now on it […]

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Southwest Airlines Cracks Down On Emotional Support Animals

August 15, 2018

Emotional support animals had a tough day on Tuesday, with Southwest Airlines’ announcement of tighter rules and reports that Royal Caribbean is banning them from cruise ships. Southwest is limiting passengers to one emotional support animal per person, the Los Angeles Times reported. The only emotional support animals that will be permitted on flights are […]

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Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest vs Mgahinga National Park

August 15, 2018

Want to go gorilla trekking in Uganda, but can’t make up your mind between Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National Park? In this post, we’ll break down the pros and cons of each choice so you can make an informed decision. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park PROS: 1) It is home to half the world’s […]

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Saxon Hotel unveils new Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite

August 15, 2018

Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa has unveiled the new 400sqm Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite during the centenary year of the late president and philanthropist. The stylish new suite is a fitting tribute to the statesman who was closely connected with Saxon owners, the Steyn family, as well as being a regular hotel guest.  Mandela also […]

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This Island Has Been Named The ‘World’s Best’ And We’ve Got The Photos To Prove It

August 14, 2018

Need some inspiration for your next beach vacay? Look no further than beautiful Java in Indonesia, recently named the world’s best island by Travel+Leisure readers. Here are just a few reasons why. Warning: Serious wanderlust ahead. UNESCO World Heritage Site (i.e., the Borobudur temples)? Check. Lush greenery? Check. Beautiful sunsets? Duh. Yep, that’s a volcano […]

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Oh, Vienna: City tops global liveability rankings

August 14, 2018

Vienna has been anointed the most liveable city in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Releasing its annual Global Liveability Rankings, the organisation said the Austrian capital had overtaken Melbourne following a seven-year reign for the Australian city. The survey, which benchmarks challenges to lifestyle across 140 cities around the world, found that while […]

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Safaris to Bwindi National Park Beyond Gorilla Trekking

August 14, 2018

It’s undeniable that Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park is a must visit on all Uganda safaris complementing other tourism spots all over the country. The national park is extensively known for gorilla tours being the home to the highest population of mountain gorillas in the world.  Each day, thousands of travelers flock into this impenetrable […]

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Here’s Why You’re Seeing This Country All Over Your Instagram Feed

August 13, 2018

It’s summertime, so we’re deep in vacation mode, with many people getting away from their routines back home. And there’s one destination in Europe where many vacationers have recently been flocking. If you follow any travel-savvy people (and even just regular friends) on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed they’ve posted stunning photos from Portugal in the last […]

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5 Reasons Why It’s Hard to Make Consistent Money Through Day Trading

August 13, 2018

A quick peek at the stock charts makes it seem like it would be easy to make a living from day trading popular stocks with a predictable cycle, but making money this way is not as easy as you think. It’s a fallacy to get caught up in hindsight with how much you could have […]

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Airbnb Scraps Great Wall Competition After Chinese Outcry

August 9, 2018

Airbnb has canceled its contest that would have offered a luxurious night at the Great Wall of China after an outcry in the country about preserving the historic site. “We have made the decision to not move forward with this event and instead we are working on a range of other experiences and initiatives that […]

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