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'New' Alitalia sees new routes, livery and profits by 2017

PHeymont ·
Italy's Alitalia, long among the weakest of the European "flag" airlines (it's been within days of shutdown repeatedly) has announced a "reboot" that will mix some cost-cutting with some major change and expansion fueled by funds from Abu Dhabi-based...
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American adds DFW-Beijing and Asia mileage bonuses

PHeymont ·
Looking to build up its Asia business and partnerships, American Airlines is offering a double-miles promotion on its flights from the U.S. to Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong, as well as on many intra-Asia routes served with its partner, JAL.  MORE...
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American, Korea to codeshare on DFW-Seoul

PHeymont ·
Not letting alliance loyalties get in the way of a good deal, American Airlines (Oneworld) and Korea Airlines (Sky Team) have signed a codeshare agreement on the Seoul-to-Dallas/Ft Worth route that American recently began flying.   It's a win for...
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World's best airport? You have to leave home to find it!

PHeymont ·
Skytrax has released its ratings of the world's top airports, and the line-up at the very top has no representatives from North or South America. Six of the top 10 were in Asia, and the rest in Europe. Topping the list again is Singapore's Changi...
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United's last 747 flight sells out fast

PHeymont ·
United is sending off its last 747 with a gala finale—and the tickets sold out in less than two hours.
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AA goes deeper in freight-only flights

PHeymont ·
Few international passenger flights are operating, reducing freight capacity also. As freight carriers raise rates, American sees a niche.
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Airbnb: Gen Z is open to 'Experiences'

PHeymont ·
Airbnb is finding that Gen Z travelers are a hot market for its 'Experiences' product, going beyond just a place to stay.
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Moscow's ornate Metro celebrates its 80th

PHeymont ·
Komsomolskaya station (Wikipedia / Tim Adams)   This month marks the 80th anniversary of what is surely the world's most elaborate subway system, and one of the largest. Moscow is celebrating with a parade of trains, from the newest to historic...
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Expats: Where can you afford to live?

PHeymont ·
Downtown Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan—cheapest city for ex-pats       Photo: Intergelpo   If you've ever thought of living or working in Europe (and which of us hasn't at some point, even those who live in a different part of Europe)...
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Grevin Opens its 1st Asian Wax Museum in Seoul

Travel Rob ·
            Gangnam Style : Photo by TG Member Kingtikitaki Grevin's newest waxwork museum opened its doors in Seoul on Thursday, because of South Korea's pop culture that is so popular throughout...
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Best and Worst airports list for 2015

PHeymont ·
Port Harcourt, Nigeria, Paris-Beauvais, France and Laguardia in New York City top (or is it bottom?) the shame list for airports in the world, Europe and North America this year on a recent survey. At the other end of the scale, congratulations to...
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How bad can an airport be? Here's how...

PHeymont ·
One of the more comprehensive surveys of the world's best and worst based on an annual survey. Take a look...and help rate for next year!
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Delta closes out the 747 era for U.S.

PHeymont ·
United flew its last 747 route on Nov. 7, and Delta has scheduled its for Dec. 15-17, as U.S. airlines leave the 747 era behind.
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Asia tops in world's busiest air routes

PHeymont ·
Sixteen of the 20 busiest international air routes are either in Asia or connect Asia to Europe. See the list!
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Top 10 Destinations Worth Exploring in Korea

Daniel Moore ·
When I say Korea, know that I am referring to South Korea by default. Of course, there would have been no confusion if there was no recent friendly meeting between North and South Korean leaders. True that the two places are now on excellent terms but South Korea is still the undisputed tourism hub. In recent years, the country has attracted special attention. This maybe solely because of social media sites and concentrated efforts by the Korean government to improve infrastructure as well...
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North Korea railroads may get new connection

PHeymont ·
New initiatives involving North Korea might lead to an extension of one of the world's longest rail routes.
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Busy airports: Atlanta still #1, but Asia surges

PHeymont ·
In new rankings, Atlanta's still at the top with over 100 million passengers, but others are moving up fast.
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Snoopy stars in 7-city street art

PHeymont ·
A collective of artists has created Snoopy-themed murals for seven cities around the globe.
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Western U.S. cities getting new connections

PHeymont ·
Los Angeles is Austrian Airlines' newest destination, while Las Vegas adds a second direct flight to Asia, its first to China.
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World's busiest air routes: All in Asia and Pacific

PHeymont ·
The world's busiest air routes are all in Asia and Pacific areas, according to 2016 stats from IATA.
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Flash sale to Asia! $399.00 Round Trip

Travel Rob ·
Air China is offering a great flash sale to Asia starting at $399 round trip.
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Atlanta still world's busiest airport

PHeymont ·
The world's busiest airports mostly keep their rankings, but change may be in the future.
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Three-way tie for 'most expensive city'

PHeymont ·
An annual list of most and least expensive cities shows a number of tie scores and a few surprises.
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Seven Interesting and Random Facts About Russia for Tourists

Jacob William ·
If you're getting ready to visit Russia for the first time, be prepared to encounter a bit of culture shock. As you probably know, Russia is absolutely massive – spanning eight time zones and encompassing more than six million square miles of land. It's impossible to see all of this country's beauty in one visit, so you might as well pick a few random things to explore and have fun doing it. With that said, here are seven interesting and random facts about Russia that every tourist should...
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The Most-Crowded Skies: Who'd Guess?

PHeymont ·
Turns out the world's busiest air routes are short ones in densely-populated areas. Oh, right! We should have thought of that.
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Huge Airfare Sale; Grab Tickets to GO FAR on QATAR

Travel Rob ·
Qatar Airlines is offering a truly vast sale from flights originating in Philadelphia to celebrate its launch there April 2.  Book by Feb 7th.  Make it sooner for the incredible prices.  Travel dates start April 2nd and end at...
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Air Canada in Expansion mode

DrFumblefinger ·
    Air Canada, Canada's flag carrier, is on the move.  It announced that it would start 12 new routes to the United States from the larger airports in Canada in 2016, including routes from Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and...
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In search of one’s self—A Buddhist Temple Stay in South Korea

Melissa Douglas ·
Intrigued by the mysticism of monastic life, and curious about the day-to-day life of monks, Melissa Douglas spent several days in a Buddhist temple.
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Dec. 21, 2015: Love Locks at N Seoul Tower

Kingtikitaki ·
Kingtikitaki takes us to the love lock fence at N Seoul Tower. And unlike so many places that discourage people to put locks up, N Seoul Tower encourages it in designated areas.
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Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea

Kingtikitaki ·
Kingtikitaki shows us why we need to put Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea on our travel bucket list!
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Air Canada adds Budapest and more

PHeymont ·
Air Canada starts service to Budapest, just one of a string of international expansions for the carrier.
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Bangkok still #1, but most-visited list shifts

PHeymont ·
The top cities are still at the top, but newcomers in the second ten are changing the picture of world travel.
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2,300 holes for Korea ice-fishing festival

PHeymont ·
Korea is hosting an unusual fishing event that connects tradition to family events.
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10 Places To Hunt For The Bargains In Seoul

Jacob William ·
One of the experiences while traveling around the world is the opportunity to have just the right bargain purchases. The Seoul shopping street is one of the least explored regions of the world, and there are not many references to good spots to shop around. Thus it would be convenient to know where to move around in case a bargain purchase has to be done. 1. Hongdae Shopping Area This is meant to be the shopping area for the young at heart with some very colorful rendering of clothes of all...
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Traditional Dress

Kingtikitaki ·
Traditional Dress
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Get The Ultimate Asia Experience By Visiting These Places

Guest ·
Some suggested destinations that would provide a great sampling of what Asia has to offer tourists (sponsored content)
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