East Africa: EA Launches First Travel Document

East Africa: EA Launches First Travel Document
Arusha — President John Magufuli will be joining his four counterparts from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi in launching the first community travel document here on Wednesday. The new digitalised and machine- readable East African Passport …
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Why Air Travel Is Claustrophobic, Dehumanizing And Unlikely To Change
When Greyhound buses start waking your nostalgia, you know you've hit the bottom of the travel barrel. When Greyhound buses start waking your nostalgia, you know you've hit the bottom of the travel barrel. Perhaps you, too, have read that the four …
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CEO of Egyptian Democratic Academy NGO Barred from Travel

CEO of Egyptian Democratic Academy NGO Barred from Travel
The CEO of the nongovernmental organization Egyptian Democratic Academy, Hossam El-Din Ali, was stopped at Cairo International Airport on Saturday and barred from travelling to the United States, where he was set to represent Egypt at an international …
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The Busiest Holiday For Travel Is…
Travel is supposed to be fun, but travel on a holiday weekend can be anything but. With millions more people on the roads and in airports, plans can go awry…fast. Luckily, every year AAA crunches the numbers to determine which holidays are the most …
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Presidential Private Jet Vacations Offers Commissions To Travel Agents
With Abercrombie & Kent, TCS Expeditions, Four Seasons, and Crystal Cruises leading the way, the idea of “private jet” vacations has been a hot growth area. However, these offerings are selling seats on a 757 (or in the case of Crystal, soon to be 777 …
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Book early or last minute? Tips for getting the best travel deals

Book early or last minute? Tips for getting the best travel deals
Admit it: While planning a trip you've watched the prices of flights rise and fall, fall some more, then spike just as you're about to book. The price of travel fluctuates wildly, and it can really put a damper on your trip before you even get off the …
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Hokies travel to Wake Forest for final ACC road contest
Virginia Tech plays its final ACC road game of the season at Wake Forest on Sunday night. The game, tipping off at 6:30 p.m., will be shown live on ESPNU. About Tonight's Game. The Hokies enter tonight's game 15-13 overall and 7-8 in ACC action …
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The travel adviser: A visit with the Redcoats
com, both excellent sites in choosing a hotel, as well as bypassing the wholesale companies used by Israeli travel agents, I chose to take a risk and go to www. priceline.com where the option exists to “Name Your Own Price.” Having reviewed judiciously …
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Why Charlottesville, Virginia Is A Hidden Travel Gem
One such stretch leads you straight to Keswick Hall and Golf Club, the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel about seven miles outside of the city that will serve as your home base for the weekend. When you walk into the main lobby, you will immediately …
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Washington turns up heat for Victoria sewage plant, eyes travel curbs

Washington turns up heat for Victoria sewage plant, eyes travel curbs
The lack of sewage treatment in the capital region has the Washington state Senate considering travel restrictions to Victoria for state workers. Under the proposal, costs for travel to Victoria would not be reimbursed unless a catastrophe or other …
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US Travel Association names David Jolly “Distinguished Travel Champion”
The U.S. Travel Association named Republican U.S. Senate candidate and current U.S. Rep. David Jolly as a Distinguished Travel Champion award winner, the group said Friday. “Rep. Jolly has clearly demonstrated his commitment to advancing …
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Travel notes: What's new and how to get the best from your holiday
Range Rover has roped in travel experts at Abercrombie & Kent to create The Most Luxurious Road Trip On Earth. The 21-day drive in the new SV Autobiography 4×4 crosses eight countries in five continents, with stops at nine of the world's best hotels.
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Overnight raises $2.5 million to launch its spontaneous travel booking app

Overnight raises .5 million to launch its spontaneous travel booking app
Overnight announced today that it has raised $ 2.5 million for its last-minute travel app. The seed round was led by Accomplice and CrossCut Ventures and comes as the company officially launches to the public in Los Angeles, Calif. Overnight has already …
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Chicago Couple Tackles the World on Bravo's New 'Tour Group' Travel Show
So the prospect of the couple joining the new Bravo travel show, “Tour Group” which starts on March 1, was a no-brainer. “It was the chance of a lifetime,” said Jetta. “Imagine someone like Rick Steves [the international travel expert and TV …
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Colorado-based travel company acquires Holiday Vacations
Xanterra Parks & Resorts announced that its acquisition of the Eau Claire-based provider of guided domestic and international travel tours closed on Thursday. There was no word on the financial terms of the agreement. Xanterra said in a news release …
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Astronaut Butch Wilmore on space travel, 'The Martian'

Astronaut Butch Wilmore on space travel, 'The Martian'
The Oscar-nominated film “The Martian” compels viewers to dream about space travel and cheer for the space program even if travel to Mars is still decades away. Hopefully, the movie will inspire people to grow excited about the possibilities of …
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Report: Corporate Travel Buyers Don't Understand What Business Travelers Want
“The Valuable Vendor Contract Add-ons: Prioritizing + Communicating = Savings” report surveyed more than 100 travel buyers in North America, and found that business travelers are spending on the amenities they most want instead of having them included …
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Europe's free travel will end unless Turkey halts migrant flow, officials say
BRUSSELS Europe's cherished free-travel zone will shut down unless Turkey acts to cut the number of migrants heading north through Greece by March 7, European Union officials said on Thursday. Their declaration came as confrontations grow …
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Spring Break Travel Tips

Spring Break Travel Tips
Maybe you're a teacher, or maybe it's the best time to go on vacation with the kids without taking them out of school; whatever the reason, you're interested in traveling during one of the most popular times all year. Of course, the popularity of …
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Online Travel Platform KimKim Brings Back The Travel Agent
Sometimes, there can be a little too much disruption. So goes the thesis of Joost Schreve, the former head of mobile for TripAdvisor, who left the company last November and started his own startup, KimKim, in December. The nascent company — seed …
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The World's Friendliest Islands
As part of Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards survey, readers were asked to evaluate islands around the world, ranking individual characteristics like romance, food—and even how friendly they are. It's no surprise that far-flung destinations like …
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DBS launches travel rewards platform

DBS launches travel rewards platform
Today's online travel industry generates tremendous excitement whenever it offers discounts or cheap travel products on websites or reward redemption platforms. To learn more about consumer's spending and travel habits, DBS Hong Kong commissioned …
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The Best Places To Travel in March
For a slightly more far-flung trip, head to Buenos Aires—the cheapest place to travel this month, where you can find some incredible deals. Sydney is also a steal right now, with the Australian dollar ten percent cheaper than it was last year. The …
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Adam Pally to star in Fox's time-travel comedy pilot
The Mindy Project and Happy Endings alum has signed on to star in a time-travel comedy pilot Making History that is executive-produced by The Last Man on Earth's Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the network confirmed on Wednesday. Making History chronicles …
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Be alert but not alarmed: Indonesia police
Previous Next Show Grid. Indonesia travel warning. Previous Next Hide Grid. Image. 1/. Video. Audio. Australia has warned of terrorist attacks possibly being in "advanced stages" in Indonesia but local authorities say people should be alert, not alarmed.
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Skift Podcast: Reinventing Travel Brands Through Modern Storytelling

Skift Podcast: Reinventing Travel Brands Through Modern Storytelling
Travel brands no longer rely on pretty pictures and guest reviews alone to market their products. And they no longer wait for magazines, newspapers, or others to tell their stories. Some brands now take the lead themselves on telling stories and …
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Bug causes bogus Tube travel warnings
Transport for London (TfL) has blamed a bug for making travel apps say all Tube lines were closed. TfL was hit with queries on social media by confused commuters reacting to the bogus news about the line closures. The travel body referred people to its …
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Republican jokingly asks scientists about time travel
A Republican jokingly asked scientists about time travel at a hearing Wednesday where lawmakers were briefed on new discoveries that confirm one of Albert Einstein's theories. “I'm a surfer of course," Rep. Dana Rohrbacher (R-Calif.) said at a House …
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