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Added 18 August, 2017

In Saudi Arabia, tourists already visit Mada’in Saleh, a relic of an ancient civilization. But the country wants more visitors and recently announced plans to develop a large piece of coastline. Saudi Arabia has seen its Middle East neighbors diversify away from oil. That makes sense, but it's not clear the country's leaders will be able to...

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Added 17 August, 2017

Trial runs of the world's first automated aerial taxis (AAT) are expected to start by the end of this year. Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is collaborating with German firm Volocopter, which specializes in manufacturing Autonomous Air Vehicles. Over the next five years, the two-seater AAT will undergo test flights and safety checks...

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Added 16 August, 2017

Following the business-leisure -- or "bleisure" trend in the US and Europe, In India we are not seeing business trips being extended for leisure too. The lines between corporate and leisure travel are increasingly blurring. "Business travel has always been restricted and policy driven. While leisure travel, particularly outbound, has been...

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Added 12 August, 2017

Land Rover Driving Adventures are driving vacations in exotic locations designed to let travelers try the latest cars in some of the coolest driving environments. Car enthusiasts can find trips that satisfy the need for speed and exploration. The adventure trips include an eight-day Namibia Adventure and a five-day Utah Adventure. Each is...

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Added 11 August, 2017

The declining use of cash is causing a shake-up in a banking services around the US, including at Hartsfield-Jackson International airport in Atlanta. The proliferation of credit card use means fewer people use cash regularly and has cut demand for ATMs. That makes it less profitable for banks to operate retail outets, prompting changes in how...

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Added 11 August, 2017

Priceline Group executives are pushing growth in home-rental inventory at its largest brand, Booking.com. During the quarter that ended June 30, Booking.com grew its inventory of instantly bookable vacation rentals to more than 721,000 properties — a 54 percent growth rate over the same period a year earlier. This quarter was the fourth...

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Added 9 August, 2017

More Chinese tourists are flying to large regional American cities such as Salt Lake City and Denver, renting cars and touring on their own. As outbound Chinese tourism grows, visitors aren't just drawn to the big coastal cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, or New York, anymore. It's good news for U.S. destinations hoping to draw more of...

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Added 8 August, 2017

At this point, you can safely assume that self-driving cars are coming. Not only are tech companies like Google and Tesla hard at work developing autonomous technology, so are established automakers like GM and Ford. But when self-driving cars eventually do go on sale, it may be a long time before you can put one in your garage.
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Added 7 August, 2017

Awakening defines itself as ¨a transformational travel experience that combines high-end comfort, profound relaxation, and exhilarating adventure that is a lot of fun.¨
The company states that ¨this is an opportunity to improve the lives of others, reconnect with nature and take a step beyond just a vacation, taking home great memories,...

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Added 7 August, 2017

As European rivers become overcrowded, luxury travelers are looking to escape the masses. They are finding the isolation they seek in Peru's Amazon region. The Amazon region covers about 60 percent of Peru. The area is home to dense rain forest, wildlife gone amok and riverside villages. Much of the area is inaccessible, except via river...