Announcing #NAMA event on the Regulation of OTT Services; Jan 11, 2019, Delhi #Ad

MediaNama invites you to save the date and register for a #NAMApolicy discussion on TRAI’s consultation paper for regulating “over the top” services, at India Habitat Centre in Delhi, on the 11th of January (Friday) 2019. You can register here: In its consultation... ...
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Top converted trains on Airbnb

Trains have a certain air of romance about them, a small, contained space rumbling along the countryside where strangers meet and real-life is suspended. Adorable back woods bed and breakfasts have much the same charm, albeit without the rumbling. Thanks to Airbnb, you can now enjoy the best of both worlds by spending the night in a converted train car. People all over the world have combined old trains with bed and breakfasts to create ultra-romantic getaways surrounded by mountains, river...
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Tiger's Nest Bhutan Stairway to Heaven

Paro eventually reopened for business and we returned there on lovely country roads where we could appreciate the scenery and local way of life which included terraced farming on the hilly landscapes. We stopped on the way at Friendship Bridge a joint ve
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What to Do About a Loud Snorer Aboard an Airplane During a Flight?

Passengers have endured such disturbances to the peace aboard airplanes by those who have been classified as 14 of the most aggravating passengers — people who kicks seats, talk too much, or play their media for all to hear — but what about people who snore? FlyerTalk member Oakshadow was a passenger aboard an airplane recently for an overnight flight from Los Angeles to Atlanta and recounts this experience with a fellow passenger who snored loudly... The post What to Do About a Loud Snorer Aboa...
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Italy Quality of Life Index: The Best Places to Live in Italy in 2019

Aerial shot of Milan via Il Sole 24. See the entire gallery here. For those who are thinking about moving to Italy, Milan is the place to be. This is according to Il Sole 24’s annual Quality of Life Index.  For the first time in the 20 years that Il Sole 24 has been conducting the Quality of Life Index, Milan has taken the top spot. It moved up seven spots from last year. Bolzano, Aosta, Belluno, and Trento round out the top five, as has been typical of the past several years. Bellun...
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The Best Neighborhoods in Paris: Where to Stay on Your Visit

Posted: 12/16/2018 | December 16th, 2018 Paris. The city of lights. With 20 arrondissements (neighborhoods) and thousands of hotels, hostels, and apartments, finding the best place to stay in Paris can be a bit of a challenge. What’s the best overall neighboorhood? What’s the cheapest neighboorhood in Paris? Where do all the cool kids stay? Where’s a good spot for families? What’s close the city center? There are a lot of questions. Over the course of dozens of visits to Paris, I’ve stayed all...
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Nor1 and Great Wolf Resorts Expand Commercial Relationship; Accelerating Guest Personalization and Pack Member (Employee) Engagement

December 18, 2018 -Silicon Valley, CA and Chicago, IL - Great Wolf Resorts, Inc., North America's largest family of indoor water park resorts agreed to expand their relationship with Nor1, the leader in hospitality upgrade and merchandising technology, by extending Great Wolf's utilization of the Nor1 Product Suite across their portfolio to include CheckIn Merchandising™ in addition to eStandby Upgrade®, already in use at Great Wolf.
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Solo female traveler trip to Tibet

One young woman from the UK is seeking to make trekking to the high mountains of Tibet about as hard as possible. She’s doing it dressed in traditional Nepalese clothing and carrying only equipment available long before Yvon Chouinard brought mountaineering gear into the modern age. Elise Wortley is on a mission to recreate the Himalayan journey of French author and spiritualist Alexandra David-Neel, best known for her 14-year voyage through Asia from 1911 to 1925. In so doing, Elise seeks to...
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Ronald Coase never liked the Coase Theorem – which was created by George Stigler

This video. I’ve prepared a transcript below. ON METHODOLOGY 00:17: Economics has a become theory driven subject and I believe the approach should be empirical. You study the system as it is, understand why it works the way it does and consider what changes could be made and what effects they would have. ON THE […]
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Characteristics of a Good Hotel

With the competition currently experience in the hospitality industry, it is important for hotels to up their games to stand out among the rest. People travel miles away just to come and relax in a good hotel. Whether it is a private travel or an organized tour, the quality of hotel determines the overall feeling from your holiday. When you are booking a hotel for your vacation, the major features that you look for are the features which will make your stay more comfortable. These features shou...
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British man jailed for CBD in Bali

One minute you’re just trying to collect some cannabis oil to relieve your arthritis pain, and the next you’re being arrested for drug smuggling. That’s what happened to Pip Holmes, a 45-year-old artist from Cornwall who was arrested in Bali when he tried picking up a package containing cannabis oil. Holmes claims he was aware of Indonesia’s extremely strict anti-drug laws but decided to try his luck nonetheless. Clearly, it didn’t pay off. He was detained on December 3rd after trying to pick...
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Travel firms offer to help homeless charity in hotel cancellation row

Doubletree by Hilton ultimately saves the day
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First Choice to bring back 'love it or hate it' TV advert

Mahoosive ad was voted one of the most annoying of the yea
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The Ridiculous Reason We Haven’t Learned More About the Lion Air 737 MAX Disaster

Lion Air flight JT610 from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang crashed 13 minutes after takeoff on October 29. 189 passengers and crew were killed in the disaster. The aircraft's flight data recorder was recovered last month, and provided useful information to allow for a preliminary report. The cockpit voice recorder has not yet been recovered. Unfortunately investigation of the Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX crash is stalled. Continue reading The Ridiculous Reason We Haven’t Learned More About the Lion Air 73...
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7 European beauty spots to explore with Schengen Insurance

Going to Europe for vacation? If so it’s an excellent choice as you’ll be spoilt for choice for historical cities, natural attractions, or ski resorts. A week or two spent in Europe can become the time of your life, but as in all travel, you’ll need to plan and prepare before you head off. The Schengen...
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This city has more UNESCO sites than any other

For most tourists to Spain, a visit to Cordoba isn't a must.
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Big Cities New York Saturday 2017 May 20

Karen had a spin classin the morning and she invited me to come along a new experience. She and another participant adjusted a bike for me further adjusted by the instructor. We all warmed up by
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Why Turkish breakfast is the best

You can eat breakfast in every country in the world and not find anything that matches up to a Turkish kahvalti. Literally translating to “before coffee,” kahvalti is all about sharing and connection. While much of the rest of the world views breakfast as a routine necessity, in Turkey, kahvalti is a gathering that brings — and keeps — friends and family together. The Turkish tradition of enjoying long meals as a social event dates back to the Ottoman Empire, which was in power for some 600 ...
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Travel News: December 18, 2018

Virgin Galactic Reaches Space, Moves One Step Closer to Space Tourism Valley News Virgin Galactic launched a spacecraft more than 50 miles high on Thursday, reaching the Federal Aviation Administration’s definition of space and capturing a long-elusive goal for the company founded by Richard Branson that one day wants to fly tourists through the atmosphere.   TAP Air Portugal: San Francisco-Lisbon nonstop flights begin in June USA Today TAP Air Portugal has announced San Francisco as its newest...
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Christmas Decor at The Hotel California in Todos Santos, Mexico

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Gua Musang Cameron Highlands 120km Total 910km

Hoy madrugar y salgo con las crocs para tener los pies mas holgados a ver si curan el derecho y lo tengo bien el izquierdo todava en carne viva un poco.El monzn no lo he dejado atrs sigue conmigo llueve y llueve. De Gua Musang empieza una ca
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Oil Closes Below $50 for First Time in a Year as Glut Fears Grow - Bloomberg

Oil Closes Below $50 for First Time in a Year as Glut Fears Grow - Bloomberg:OPEC has its work cut out to persuade the market that its output caps will stabilize oil prices -- and U.S. producers aren’t helping.Crude settled below $50 a barrel in New York on Monday for the first time in more than a year and continued falling in after-hours trading. The slide began after data provider Genscape Inc. was said to report growing inventories at the biggest American storage hub and intensified as the U....
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2018 Holiday Gift Books for Travelers

Read the full article on at - 2018 Holiday Gift Books for Travelers One of the best books you can give anyone is a travel book. It could be a travel destination book; a travel history book; a book that celebrates a travel... Read More... The post 2018 Holiday Gift Books for Travelers appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
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Thurs 13 Sun 16 December Day 48 of tour but Day 60 total Panama City to Brisbane by 18 December 2018 WE ARE HOME

Thurs 13 Sun 16 December Day 48 of tour but Day 60 total Panama City to Brisbane by 18 December 2018 Today we headed to David where we had a short flight to Panama City. In the minivan on the way to the airport we watched the beauti
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#Dubai Aerospace Enterprise announces portfolio sale of 18 aircrafts | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise announces portfolio sale of 18 aircrafts | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, DAE, has entered into a definitive sale agreement to sell a portfolio of 18 mid-life aircraft to institutional investors. The 18 aircraft in this portfolio are on lease to 15 airlines in 13 countries and have a weighted average age of approximately nine years with a weighted average remaining lease term of 4.5 years.The portfolio is made up of 69 per cent current generation narrow...
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Mideast Stocks: Banks drive Egypt gain, petrochemicals boost Saudi | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Mideast Stocks: Banks drive Egypt gain, petrochemicals boost Saudi | ZAWYA MENA Edition:A rebound in bank shares lifted Egypt's blue-chip stock index on Monday, while petrochemicals boosted Saudi Arabia's index.The Egyptian blue-chip index was up 1.7 percent- about twice the rise of the broader EGX100 index- as the biggest bank, Commercial International Bank (COMI), increased 3.5 percent.The market has suffered sharp corrections since May and that has taken a lot of stocks to attractive entry po...
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Oil drops as oversupply, economic growth worries weigh | Reuters

Oil drops as oversupply, economic growth worries weigh | Reuters:Oil prices fell more than 2 percent on Monday, with U.S. crude hitting the lowest since September 2017, on signs of oversupply in the United States and as investor sentiment remained under pressure from concern over global economic growth and fuel demand. Brent crude oil LCOc1 fell 67 cents, or 1.11 percent, to settle at $59.61 a barrel after dropping to a session low of $58.83 a barrel. U.S. crude CLc1 dropped $1.32, or 2.58 perce...
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UPDATE 2-U.S. shale oil output to top 8 mln bpd by year-end: EIA | Reuters

UPDATE 2-U.S. shale oil output to top 8 mln bpd by year-end: EIA | Reuters:Oil production from seven major U.S. shale basins is expected to surpass 8 million barrels per day (bpd) by the end of the year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in a monthly report on Monday.The United States has surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world’s biggest oil producer, with overall crude production climbing to a weekly record of 11.7 million bpd.When December ends, shale production is expecte...
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MIDEAST DEBT- #UAE lenders unshaken by troubles at Sharjah's Invest Bank | Reuters

MIDEAST DEBT-UAE lenders unshaken by troubles at Sharjah's Invest Bank | Reuters:Banks in the United Arab Emirates were unaffected on Monday by the central bank’s statement in support of Sharjah’s loss-making Invest Bank, which has been hit by exposure to the UAE’s troubled real estate and construction markets. “It’s a small bank and won’t create ripples,” a Gulf finance banker said of Invest Bank, which said on Friday that the government of Sharjah planned to take a majority stake in it. UAE in...
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