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  1. As Part of New Campaign, Hyatt Place Survey Uncovers Travelersa QuirksRead the original story

    30 min ago | Business Wire

    "There's a Place for You" campaign brings the Hyatt Place brand to life and shows how it seamlessly provides travelers with a place where they can fully embrace their travel habits the moment they check in )-- Hyatt Place , the perfect place for today's traveler combining style, innovation and 24/7 convenience, today announces the results of its online survey, which uncovered that six in 10 adults that travel admit to having particular travel quirks. The survey, which polled more than 1,000 adult travelers, was conducted with ORC International.

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  2. Solar Impulse 2: Touchdown in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | International Business Times

    IN PHOTO: Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Boschberg pose for pictures with Swiss Ambassador to China, Jean-Jacques de Dardel , and Deputy Secretary-General of Chongqing municipal government, Ai Yang , in front of the Solar Impulse 2 after it landed at the Chongqing Jiangbei international airport, March 31, 2015. Pilots Piccard and Borschberg will take turns at the controls of Solar Impulse 2, which began its journey in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on March 9, as it makes its way in the first round-the-world solar-powered flight in about 25 flight days at speeds of between 50 kph and 100 kph .

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  3. Armani Hotel Dubai wins two honours at the Time Out Restaurant AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AME Info

    Armani Hotel Dubai, the ultimate lifestyle destination located in Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building by Emaar Properties PJSC, won two honours at the Time Out Restaurant Awards 2015. While Armani/Ristorante won the 'Best Italian Restaurant' for the third consecutive year, Armani/Amal was 'Highly Commended' as 'Best Indian Restaurant' having clinched the honour in 2013 and 2014.

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  4. Etihad Airways celebrates arrival of inaugural Alitalia flights to Abu DhabiRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AME Info

    Italian national carrier operates the first direct connection between Venice, one of Europe's leading tourist destinations, and the capital of the United Arab Emirates : Alitalia and Etihad Airways cabin crew are joined at Abu Dhabi Airport by Silvano Cassano , Bruno Matheu , Aubrey Tiedt , Giorgio Ricci and Enrico Marchi . Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, joined celebrations at Abu Dhabi International Airport yesterday to welcome the arrival of its equity and codeshare partner Alitalia's inaugural flights from Venice and Milan to the UAE capital.

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  5. Buy a villa in the UAE - and get an Antiguan passportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    It may seem a strange proposition, but for the majority of the United Arab Emirates' population - who enjoy visa-free travel to only a few dozen countries - attaining a passport with fewer visa restrictions is an attractive idea. Passports issued by Antigua and Barbuda, a twin-island nation in the Caribbean, allow one to travel to 132 countries visa-free or visa-on-arrival, including the UK and Canada.

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  6. Round-the-world solar plane reaches ChinaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    The Solar Impulse , the solar-powered aircraft on a mission to fly around the globe without a drop of fuel, reached Chongqing city in China on Tuesday. The aircraft, piloted by the Swiss project chairman Bertrand Piccard, departed from Myanmar's second largest city of Mandalay on Monday morning, Xinhua reported.

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  7. Park Regis Kris Kin Dubai Hosts Month-long Feast to Mark Thai New YearRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR Log

    The Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai is all set to spice up your dining experience throughout the month of April as the hospitality leader organises Songkran Thai Feast at Kris with a View multi-cuisine restaurant to mark the arrival of Thai New Year. PRLog - March 31, 2015 - AL BARSHA, UAE -- The Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai is all set to spice up your dining experience throughout the month of April as the hospitality leader organises Songkran Thai Feast at Kris with a View multi-cuisine restaurant to mark the arrival of Thai New Year.

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  8. Solar plane stops in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    Solar Impulse 2 stops over in China's Chonqing, completing the fifth leg in its bid to become the first solar powered plane to travel around the globe. Rough Cut .

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  9. Solar Impulse lands in top carbon-polluter China after 22-hour flight from MyanmarRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard prepares to take off Monday aboard the Solar Impulse 2 at Mandalay international airport in Myanmar, bound for China. Pilots Piccard and Andre Borschberg will take turns at the controls of the Solar Impulse 2, which began its journey in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on March 9, as it makes its way in the first round-the-world solar-powered flight in about 25 flight days at speeds of between 50 kph and 100 kph .

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  10. Criticism UnwelcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    After a New York University professor who has written critically of migrant labor issues in the United Arab Emirates was blocked from boarding a plane to Abu Dhabi, some are asking what the implications are for NYU's branch campus there. Andrew Ross, a professor of social and cultural analysis at the New York City campus and president of NYU's chapter of the American Association of University Professors, was prohibited by UAE authorities from boarding an Abu Dhabi-bound plane at New York's Kennedy International Airport earlier this month due to stated "security reasons."

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  11. Gogoro to launch battery-swapping electric Smartscooter this summer in TaipeiRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Inhabitat

    This past January Gogoro unveiled its battery-swapping Smartscooter - and the start-up just announced that its zippy electric vehicles will hit the streets of Taipei this summer! The pilot program will blanket greater Taipei with the first Gogoro Energy Network - a series of connected battery swapping stations that allow Smartscooter riders to fully recharge in six seconds flat . Taipei City and New Taipei City will also be offering increased subsidies for electric vehicle purchases and preferred EV parking spots, and Gogoro plans to launch its flagship store in Taipei's Xinyi shopping district.

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    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates , is now able to provide enhanced access to and from South Africa following the launch yesterday of a new daily service between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi by its codeshare partner, South African Airways . A delegation of senior SAA management, South African government officials and visiting travel trade and media representatives, was welcomed to Abu Dhabi when flight SA 278 touched down on schedule at Abu Dhabi International Airport at 8.25pm last night.

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  13. Fun-filled family Easter celebration at KenzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    Revel in a sumptuous Easter Sunday Lunch Buffet with your loved-ones at Kenza for only AED180/ per person, inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages. Enjoy a selection of mouth-watering dishes prepared by skilful chefs including marinated salads, traditional roast lamb and grilled salmon and a variety of popular Easter desserts.

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  14. Round-the-world solar plane leaves Myanmar for ChinaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    The Solar Impulse , the solar-powered aircraft on a mission to fly around the globe without a drop of fuel, left Mandalay in Myanmar for China on Sunday on the fifth leg of its journey. The aircraft, piloted by the Swiss project chairman Bertrand Piccard, left Mandalay at 3.36 a.m. on Sunday, and is heading for Chongqing in China, according to a BBC report.

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  15. Nashua native visits Israel to study business cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nashua Telegraph

    Nashua native and Dartmouth College graduate student Sumant Shendye wasn't relaxing in Cancun on spring break and he wasn't basking in the sun on a Daytona beach. He had a more exotic, and productive, vacation this year.

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  16. Fast and furiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Fast and furious The Thai long-tailed boat is making a bold statement in Dubai, with the Anantara Palm Resort & Spa using it as a shuttle between the resort and Dubai Marina. The authentic vessel, shipped all the way from Thailand, makes several trips every day from the beach resort's private jetty, through the bottom of the Palm Jumeirah and over to Dubai Marina on the city's mainland.

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  17. Cargo volumes at Taiwan's main airport tenth highest worldwide: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The China Post

    The volumes of cargo handled by Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in 2014 were 10th highest in the world, according to a report released by Airports Council International Thursday. Some 2.09 million metric tons of freight was loaded and unloaded the Taoyuan airport in 2014, a 6.2 percent annual increase that pushed up the airport five notches in the global rankings, said the ACI.

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  18. .com | Arab leaders agree joint military forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | News24

    Sharm el Sheikh - Arab leaders have agreed to form a joint military force, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced on Sunday at a summit overshadowed by a Saudi-led offensive on Shi'ite rebels in Yemen. Arab representatives would meet over the next month to study the creation of the force, according to the resolution adopted by the leaders on the last day of the weekend meeting in the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh.

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  19. New information units all set to boost tourism in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times of Oman

    Muscat: More tourist information centres will be set up across Oman to ease visitors' access to important information about the country, including its tourism attractions, said a top official at the Ministry of Tourism. Speaking to Times of Oman, Salem Al Mamari, director general of tourism promotion at the ministry, said that there is need for more tourist information centres and that is why the ministry plans to set up 'very comprehensive' centres in some areas in the country.

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  20. UAE Villa, Rihab, Rimal Rotana took part in Earth HourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AME Info

    By spending an hour in the dark on Saturday 28th March, 2015, Villa Rotana, Rihab Rotana and Rimal Rotana reconfirmed their commitment to their eco-friendly credentials and joined millions of supporters across different countries around the globe in reinforcing their commitment to energy conservation, protection of natural resources and fight against climate change. The participation signifies collective efforts of the 3 hotels in establishing sustainable actions that can create positive impact on the planet.

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