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Changi Airport: Passenger traffic hit all-time high of 62.2 million last year

SINGAPORE, Jan 24 — Changi Airport handled a record 62.2 million passenger movements last year, 6 per cent higher than a year ago. Airfreight throughput grew by 7.9 per cent, crossing 2...

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Check out TripAdvisor’s best hotels of 2018

LONDON, Jan 23 — Travellers headed to the fabled Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia may want to look at booking the Viroth’s Hotel in Siem Reap, which has been named the world’s best...

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Millions gather to ‘purify souls’ in Hindu bathing ritual

ALLAHABAD, Jan 23 — Millions of Hindu devotees are gathering in northern India for the Magh Mela — one of the world’s biggest religious festivals involving ritual bathing in the holy...

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On a Rio beach, a man’s home is his castle

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 23 — With a crown on his head, Marcio Matolias carefully retouches his sandcastle, sculpting and smoothing with a shovel as bathers cool off nearby in the suffocating...

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Harry Potter river cruise to set sail on River Thames

LONDON, Jan 23 — It’s no flying car, but Harry Potter fans are being courted in a new river cruise that makes stops at key filming locations like 4 Privet Drive, the real-world inspiration...

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Singapore Tourism Board partners Grab to provide more e-payment options for tourists

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Tourism authority launches debut album to attract tourists to Thailand

No end to eyesores at Taj Mahal as repair work drags on

Chinese, Russians shore up Middle East tourism

AI, virtual reality make inroads in tourism sector

The northern way: Our journey across Norway’s mountains and fjords

Europe brings on charm and blue skies to lure Chinese tourists

Norwegian Airlines sets record for fastest transatlantic flight

Longest dragon dance to set new record at Jalan Bukit Bintang in February

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