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Marriott to expand India portfolio to 100 hotels

MARRIOTT International Inc, the largest US hotel chain, today said it aims to expand its hotel portfolio to 100 hotels in India over five...

Leaning tower of London? Big Ben is tilting

BRITISH landmark Big Ben is leaning to such an extent that the tilt can now be clocked with the naked eye, according to a...

AirAsia bets its in-flight menu can win diners on the ground

Airline food has long been the butt of travellers' jokes, but Malaysia's AirAsia Group Bhd is seeking to turn that notion on its head...

Hundreds of flights cancelled due to Beijing smog

BEIJING authorities cancelled hundreds of flights and shut highways as thick smog descended on the Chinese capital on Sunday (December 4) and Monday (December...

Burger chain launches more halal outlets in France

A POPULAR fast-food brand said on August 31it would extend the number of halal only restaurants in its chain in France, after a controversial...

‘Iceberg Corridor’ sparks tourist boom on Canada’s east coast

At dusk, tourists marvel at the sensational collapse of an iceberg at the end of its long journey from Greenland to Canada's east coast,...

Travel remains top passion for Asia’s high-flyers

TRAVEL is the not-so-guilty passion of Asia’s top money earners, according to a survey by Visa, with people from Hong Kong and India most...

Lebanon hopes for best tourist season in years

Ibrahim Zeeb is visiting Lebanon for the first time in years and says it's the food he has missed most. "The best breakfast we'll find...

Private airlines in India call off strike

INDIA’S private airline operators yesterday called off a strike planned for August 18, responding to a government offer to hold talks to see how...

Sweden’s ice hotel, a work of art for the here-and-now

IN A SMALL Arctic town in Sweden, a construction crew bundled up in heavy parkas is bustling around a building site unlike any other:...
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