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Curacao announces new managing director/CEO of Tourism Development Foundation

Curacao announces new managing director/CEO of Tourism Development Foundation

7 hours ago   |   Travel and Tourworld   |   2 articles

The Curacao Tourism Development Foundation has announced the appointment of Paul Pennicook as Managing Director/CEO. A graduate of Cornel University, with a degree in Hotel...
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Saudi Arabia successfully launches biometric technology to reduce long queues

Saudi Arabia successfully launches biometric technology to reduce long queues

8 hours ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

A pilot programme allowing religious tourists to file biometric data in their home countries has been hailed as a success, according to the Saudi Ministry of Interior, and the...
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Quake-hit Hokkaido trying hard to revive tourism

Quake-hit Hokkaido trying hard to revive tourism

8 hours ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

The northernmost main island of Hokkaido in Japan is trying to bring back international tourists in the wake of last month's massive earthquake, targeting vibrant Asian...
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Japan to set up electronic visa system from April 2020 to attract 60 million foreign visitors

Japan to set up electronic visa system from April 2020 to attract 60 million foreign visitors

9 hours ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

The Japanese government will launch an electronic system for tourist visa applications in April 2020. This is an effort to achieve its goal to attract 60 million foreign...
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Typhoon Mangkhut Causes Slight Drops in HKIA Air Traffic Figures for September

Typhoon Mangkhut Causes Slight Drops in HKIA Air Traffic Figures for September

11 hours ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

Hong Kong International Airport recorded slight decreases in all three air traffic categories in September due primarily to Typhoon Mangkhut, which resulted in no flight...
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Michael Bublé has 'absolutely no plans to retire' from music in the wake of his son's liver cancer diagnosis, despite reports

Michael Bublé has 'absolutely no plans to retire' from music in the wake of his son's liver cancer diagnosis, despite reports

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images A representative for Michael Bublé told INSIDER the singer isn't quitting his music career after all. The comments contradict Bublé's own...
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Trump's unusual Fed bashing raises the stakes of a policy blunder that damages the economy

Trump's unusual Fed bashing raises the stakes of a policy blunder that damages the economy

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Jacquelyn Martin/AP President Donald Trump is blaming the Federal Reserve for the stock market's sell-off . While it's unusual for the US president to publicly bash the Fed...
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JetBlue Announces New Service, Reallocations

23 hours ago   |   Global Traveler Usa

JetBlue announced network changes to better meet customer demand. New daily service to Guayaquil in Ecuador from Fort Lauderdale begins in the first part of 2019. It is the...
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Luxury travel news this week

1 day ago   |   Luxury Travel

Here's a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please
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Video: Looking Back at my Response to Governor LePage About Pot

1 day ago   |   Rick Steves

I was traveling through Michigan and North Dakota last week , on a mission to help legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana - and I felt like I was in a parallel universe, where...
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Here's how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal baby will fit into the...

Here's how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal baby will fit into the family tree

Chris Jackson/Getty Images Meghan Markle is pregnant, Kensington Palace announced on Monday, and will give birth next year. Here is how her baby with Prince Harry will fit into... Read more ...

Fabris joins Jumby Bay Island, Antigua

Fabris joins Jumby Bay Island, Antigua

Sandro Fabris will join Oetker Collection's Jumby Bay Island as its new managing director. He has earlier worked with prestigious hotel groups throughout the world and will... Read more ...

Get a Grip On Amazon's One-Day Yost Vise Sale

Get a Grip On Amazon's One-Day Yost Vise Sale

Amazon's squeezing prices today with their Yost vise Gold Box deals. Inside, you'll find both bench vises and smaller, portable clamps marked down to great low prices. Even if... Read more ...

Dolphins head coach Adam Gase went on a bizarre rant after Ryan Tannehill...

Dolphins head coach Adam Gase went on a bizarre rant after Ryan Tannehill came down with a mysterious, sudden injury and could not play

AP Photo/Steven Senne Brock Osweiler had to jump into the starting role on short notice after Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill was a late scratch due to a shoulder... Read more ...

The number of Google Assistant-enabled devices has exploded in 2018

The number of Google Assistant-enabled devices has exploded in 2018

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence " Apps and Platforms Briefing " subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, Read more ...

Apple has reportedly bought a music startup that says it can find 'the next...

Apple has reportedly bought a music startup that says it can find 'the next Justin Bieber' - and it may give Apple Music an edge against Spotify

Apple has bought music analytics firm Asaii for under $100 million, Axios reports. Apple declined to comment or confirm the Axios report. Asaii's website says it can "find the... Read more ...

Stephen Hawking warned of future 'superhumans' threatening the end of humanity

Stephen Hawking warned of future 'superhumans' threatening the end of humanity

Cancan Chu/Getty Images The posthumous writings of Stephen Hawking warn of 'superhumans' threatening the end of humanity. The world-famous physicist argued that gene-editing... Read more ...

11 of the best pop culture podcasts you need to listen to

11 of the best pop culture podcasts you need to listen to

Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images With the recent explosion of podcasts, it seems like there's something out there for everyone, whether you're interested in true crime or want to... Read more ...

These are the deadly US weapons Taiwan really wants to counter China

These are the deadly US weapons Taiwan really wants to counter China

F-35 Joint Program Office As China puts increased pressure on Taiwan, the self-ruled island is pursuing greater defensive capabilities. At the top of the US weapons wish list... Read more ...

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson reportedly split and no one is surprised

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson reportedly split and no one is surprised

Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Huffington Post and Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have called off their engagement and split, according to TMZ... Read more ...