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Airbus taps Myanmar’s tourism

YANGON, 27 August 2014: Airbus Helicopters Southeast Asia says Airbus hopes to sell or lease helicopters to tourism service operators in Myanmar. Airbus Helicopters Southeast Asia vice president, Lionel Sinai-Sinelnikoff, told local media that Airbus hopes to supply helicopters for sightseeing trips similar to what is offered by hot air balloons at Bagan. “Helicopter rides for tourists can succeed just …

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Raffles Istanbul opening on September 1

The first property in Turkey under FRHI Hotels & Resorts’ Raffles brand is set to open on September 1. Raffles Istanbul is located in the Zorlu Center, overlooking the Bosphorus, the Prince Islands and the historic peninsula. The hotel has 132 rooms and 49 suites, as well as two restaurants, two bars and lounges and a patisserie. “The spirit of …

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Senegal imposes Ebola-related travel curbs

Regional humanitarian hub Senegal said on Friday it had blocked a regional U.N. aid plane from landing and was banning all further flights to and from countries affected by Ebola, potentially hampering the emergency response to the epidemic. A number of aid agencies have their regional headquarters in politically stable Senegal. Both medical charity MSF and the United Nations, which …

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Nearly 35 million traveling for Labor Day says AAA

Labor market improvements and positive consumer expectations drive 1.3 percent increase in holiday travelers. Automobile travel will increase by 1.4 percent this year, with 29.7 million travelers hitting the road. Nearly eight percent of travelers (2.65 million) will travel by air, a one percent increase from last year. ORLANDO, FLA. – AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 …

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