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Hotels add ‘panic buttons’ to protect housekeepers from guests

NEW YORK, Dec 14 — One guest at the Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle opened his door naked and urged housekeeper Ely Dar to come in. Another offered her money in exchange for a massage. A...

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Why Sundays and Fridays will be particularly important travel days in 2018

NEW YORK, Dec 13 — Here's a general rule of thumb for booking air travel in 2018: To score the best international economy fares, clear out your Sunday, and book your departure flight for...

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Tokyo airport to be ‘scattered’ with robots for 2020 Olympics

TOKYO, Dec 13 — Visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics can expect to arrive at an airport “scattered” with robots to help them, an official said yesterday as he unveiled seven new machines...

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The most wish-listed homes on Airbnb in 2017

NEW YORK, Dec 12 ― A fairytale treehouse for adults in the city of Atlanta was one of the most wish-listed homes on Airbnb in 2017.  The short-term vacation rental site released a country...

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Zagreb voted Europe’s capital of Christmas 2018

PARIS, Dec 12 ― When it comes to the most magical place for Christmas ― outside the North Pole, that is ― Zagreb, Croatia is tops in Europe, according to the 2018 edition of European Best...

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Netherlands tops ranking of countries that make the world a better place

Ancient Roman Pantheon to start charging entry fee in 2018

AirAsia named top low-cost airline at World Travel Awards

Brussels airport tells passengers to stay away after snow

AirAsia voted World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline for fifth consecutive year

Malaysia Airlines’ Double 12 (12.12) Deals on offer

Heavy snow causes travel mayhem in northern Europe

Trains cancelled, flights grounded after snow hits the UK

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