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Getting it right when things go wrong

Via LCBC Church

I had a bit of a ‘situation’ with a travel insurance company recently.  They had been debiting my account for an annual policy without my knowledge and still taking my money when I took out individual policies for short trips that would have been covered by the self same annual policy. The maddening thing was […]

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British Museum allows visitor experience to be ravaged by vikings

Viking Sword

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Held in a new state-of-the-art gallery, the British Museum’s exhibition, Vikings: Life and Legend, was meant to consolidate the museum’s reputation as one of the most innovative and forward-thinking in the world. Instead that reputation has been severely dented as disgruntled visitors take to social media to complain about long queues and massive overcrowding. I […]

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World’s oldest temple takes thoroughly modern approach to tourism


Gobekli Tepe, a recently excavated temple site in Turkey, is set to become a model for sensitive tourism development with the help of the Global Heritage Fund. Predating the Great Pyramids, Stonehenge and the invention of written language, Gobekli Tepe is the oldest temple site in the world. With excavations advanced enough for visitor numbers […]

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What do Chinese tourist want? Better shopping and more Chinese food.

Chinese Tourists


The Chinese have rapidly become the world’s biggest travellers and the biggest spending travellers over the past few years. Nearly 100 million Chinese tourists visited foreign countries last year. So a recent survey by Tourism Research Australia on the opinions of Chinese visitors to Australia offers an invaluable insight into what this growing sector of every tourist board’s […]

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Thailand opens first football-themed hotel, misses open goal

Amari Buriram United

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The Thailand-based ONYX Hospitality Group has officially launched the first football themed hotel in Thailand: Amari Buriram United. The hotel’s idea of ‘football themed’ is to decorate each room with the local team’s crest and the odd piece of art featuring players. We can’t help but think they’ve missed a trick or two. Why not […]

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