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  • US highways could see record delays this Thanksgiving, says AAA

    November 16, 2017 11:36 PM 6

    Expect bumper to bumper traffic this Thanksgiving, says the AAA. — Kichigin/Istock.com pic via AFPWASHINGTON, Nov 17 — With an additional 1.6 million Americans expected to hit the roads this Thanksgiving, US highways could see record-level travel delays, warns the AAA. In their annual Thanksgiving holiday travel forecast, North America's largest motoring

  • European tourism on the up after healthy summer growth

    November 16, 2017 12:10 PM 5

    Iceland saw a 30 per cent growth in tourist arrivals in the first eight months of 2017. ― AFP picPARIS, Nov 16 — International tourist arrivals to Europe grew 8 per cent in the first eight months of the year compared to the same period in 2016, according to a report from the European Travel Commission. Healthy growth is good news for Europe’s tourism

  • Adele named top airplane seat mate in new travel survey

    November 9, 2017 1:21 AM 19

    Adele has emerged the most popular celebrity in a survey that asked respondents to name the person they’d most like to sit next to on a plane. — Reuters picLONDON, Nov 9 — Singer Adele has emerged the most popular celebrity in a survey that asked respondents to name the person they’d most like to sit next to on a plane. For the survey, pollsters at World

  • Malaysia much sought after diving destination among American divers

    November 5, 2017 9:22 AM 10

    Malaysia Tourism Ambassador for Diving Clement Lee said Malaysia is a very much sought after diving destination by American divers. — AFP picLABUAN, Nov 5 — Malaysia is a very much sought after diving destination by American divers, said Malaysia Tourism Ambassador for Diving, Clement Lee. He said constant efforts must continue to allow the people from other

  • Lego House in Denmark to host sleepover party for one family (VIDEO)

    November 3, 2017 3:23 AM 23

    One lucky family will have a rare sleepover experience at the Lego House in Billund, Denmark, in partnership with Airbnb. — Handout via AFPCOPENHAGEN, Nov 3 — The recently opened Lego House in Denmark — a 12,000 square metre house made up of 12 million bricks — will be hosting a rare sleepover experience for one lucky family, in partnership with Airbnb

  • Surprise, surprise, Paris named the world’s most ‘elegant’ city

    November 1, 2017 8:34 AM 13

    Paris has been named the world’s most elegant city. — IStock.com pic via AFPPARIS, Nov 1 — Europe dominates a list of the most elegant cities in the world, with the fashion capital of Paris taking the top spot. For the list, online fashion retailer Zalando ranked 80 cities based on three wide themes: fashion factor (fashion scene, fashion schools) urban

  • Emirates and Dubai lead World Travel Awards Middle East 2017

    October 30, 2017 3:32 PM 14

    Emirates has taken the title of the region’s leading airline. — Picture by Emirates via AFPDUBAI, Oct 30 — Winners of the World Travel Awards for the Middle East have been announced, with Emirates taking the title of the region’s leading airline and Dubai named the region’s leading tourist destination. The red-carpet event took place at the Armani Hotel

  • Saudi Airlines to operate first Baghdad flight in 27 years

    October 30, 2017 12:05 AM 13

    State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines will launch its first flight to Baghdad in 27 years today. — AFP picRIYADH, Oct 30 — State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines will launch its first flight to Baghdad in 27 years today, state media said, amid a thaw in ties between the Arab neighbours. The airline, also known as Saudia, will depart from the Red Sea city of Jeddah

  • The Internet Is Certain Zac Efron's Lookalike Is in Stranger Things

    October 27, 2017 5:06 PM 14

    Looks like the internet has found a new lookalike for Baywatch golden boy Zac Efron, and it's none other than a new Stranger Things season two character. Watch out, Zac: Billy's coming for you. In the Netflix show, antagonist Billy — played by Australian actor and Power Rangers star Dacre Montgomery — sparked questions from viewers who couldn't get over his physical

  • Disneyland Resort plans biggest Pixar party in 2018

    October 27, 2017 3:44 PM 14

    Artist renderings of Pixar Fest, Disneyland 2018. ― AFP picFLORIDA, Oct 27 ― Disneyland Resort has announced plans to throw a Pixar party next spring that will bring some of cinema's most beloved animated characters from films like Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo and Up to California. Billed as the biggest Pixar celebration for Disney Parks