Business travel into Africa takes off

FCM Travel Solutions has revealed that South African business travellers have started travelling into Africa, while still adopting a wait-and-see approach for other international destinations. This follows the announcement by the South African government that borders are open for all international and regional business travel. “Travel to Kenya, especially, has picked up again, followed closely by Botswana and Zambia. Also, Mozambique and Ghana have seen a revival when it comes … Read More

Can you dance to it? The world takes on the ‘Jerusalema’ challenge.

It began in December, and at first it was isolated. You probably didn’t know about it if you didn’t live nearby, or if you didn’t know someone who did.

But by February, it had begun to jump borders – first regionally, then around the world. By summer, it had become a feature of daily life from Angola to Hungary to Canada. World leaders spoke of it on national television. Health

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Hotels of Pyongyang: New book takes readers inside North Korean capital’s colorful accommodations

Hong Kong (CNN) — For many travelers, spending a lot of time in a hotel means you haven’t properly gone out and enjoyed a destination.

For James Scullin, who has visited the Hermit Kingdom eight times, hotels were the highlight of the trip — and one of the only ways to get to know locals in a social setting.

That’s the premise of his new self-published book “Hotels of Pyongyang,”
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Pence takes lead role in campaign with Trump travel stopped

Trump left Walter Reed Military Medical Center and returned to the White House Monday evening, but it’s unclear when he’ll be able to travel.

“I spoke to the president a little while back. He sounded great,” Pence

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Trump’s photo op raises new questions about how seriously he takes the virus

In the midst of an aggressive course of treatment for coronavirus, President Donald Trump left the hospital with his security detail Sunday so he could ride in an SUV past supporters cheering him on outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.



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The short trip, where Trump waved to his supporters through the window while wearing a mask in the back of his SUV, was an attempted show of

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ADDING MULTIMEDIA All Aboard! Belka Games Takes You Around the World with Solitaire Cruise

Belka takes a whimsical approach to the classic card game with unique puzzles, high-stakes tournaments and exclusive rewards to give you vacation vibes

Ahoy! Jump aboard Solitaire Cruise, a luxury cruise liner on iOS and Android developed by mobile game studio Belka Games. Complete a variety of solitaire puzzles, collecting as many stars as you can to sail across the globe. Unlock and visit iconic beaches and cities through

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New book takes readers inside North Korean capital’s colorful accommodations

For many travelers, spending a lot of time in a hotel means you haven’t properly gone out and enjoyed a destination.



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But in North Korea, the opposite is true.

For James Scullin, who has visited the Hermit Kingdom eight times, hotels were the highlight of the trip — and one of the only ways to get to know locals in a social setting.

That’s the premise

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Pandemic Takes Its Toll As Deaths Around The World Near 1 Million Mark : NPR

The coronavirus continues to impact the health of people and economies worldwide. As the U.S. death toll rises, there are concerns that the White House is meddling in the vaccine approval process.



DAVID GREENE, HOST:

We are getting closer to another stunning number. The globe is nearing 1 million deaths from the coronavirus. Here in the United States, the number of new cases is actually on the rise again with

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Hilton takes reins of Abu Dhabi’s Conrad Hotels & Resorts

Abu Dhabi: Conrad Hotels & Resorts will be rebranded as Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers on October 1, following the signing of a management deal between Hilton and Etihad Towers owner His Highness Sheikh Suroor Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan.

The global hospitality firm will replace Jumeirah to become the operators of the iconic hotel, which will be the first of Hilton’s luxury portfolio to operate in the UAE capital.

“Abu

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This New Cocktail Book Takes You Around The World In 600 Recipes

Featuring 610 cocktail recipes from 60 countries and 6 continents, Phaidon’s Spirited: Cocktails from Around the World is the gorgeous new cocktail-making encyclopedia for at-home bartenders and travel lovers.

It’s not easy to find a cocktail book that covers so much territory and history.

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