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Top travel trends for 2018

Offbeat destinations, grassroots level food experiences and solo travel are just some of the predictions for 2018’s hottest travel trends, according to Intrepid Travel.From more grassroots food experiences to travelling on two wheels and avoiding over-touristed destinations, there is one overarching theme for travel in 2018 and that is sustainable

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Solomon Islands visitor numbers booming

The Solomon Islands enjoyed a 70 per cent year on year increase in international visitor arrivals for September 2017.Solomon Islands Visitor Bureau CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto quoted the stats as “gone off the Richter Scale”.Figures released by the Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) show a total of 2397 international traveller

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Aurora Expeditions New Expedition Ship to be named ‘Greg Mortimer’

Expedition cruising company, Aurora Expeditions announced that its new world-class expedition ship will be named Greg Mortimer in honour of the Australian adventurer and Aurora Expeditions co-founder.The state-of-the-art Greg Mortimer is set to redefine expedition cruising. The first expedition cruise ship featuring the patented ULSTEIN X-BOW®, the new 104-metre ice

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Whales and yoga in Tonga

There is a new Whale Swim and Yoga Retreat Holiday in Tonga, and you can save $600 per couple if you book by December 15, 2017.Swimming with wild whales in the languid lagoons of Tonga is a mystical, magical experience but Australian eco-tour operator, Majestic Whale Encounters, will add even more

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Emirates new look cabins for its Boeing 777 fleet

Emirates has unveiled completely refreshed interiors for its Boeing 777 aircraft, including its highly anticipated new First Class private suites.With floor to ceiling sliding doors and sleek design features inspired by the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Emirates’ new suites takes luxury and privacy to the next level. Offering up to 40 square

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