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Focus: Breaking travel News investigates: Wae Rebo village, Flores, Indonesia

East Nusa Tenggara is the southern-most province of Indonesia, comprising more than 500 islands, some 42 of which are inhabited and are home to more than five million people. Unlike the rest of Indonesia, which is predominantly Muslim, East Nusa Tenggara is largely Catholic, owing its religious heritage to the Portuguese and Dutch presence in the 18th century. To the ...

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Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Trafalgar chief Tollman calls for action on overtourism

As tourism numbers continue their remorseless growth, Trafalgar chief executive Gavin Tollman argues the trend should be seen as an opportunity, not a threat. Here he tells Breaking Travel News how careful management of the flow of visitors can create a sustainable future for even the most popular hotspots. I was deeply disappointed when president Rodrigo Duterte, president of the ...

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Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Gatwick celebrates historic anniversary

Today marks a significant milestone for London Gatwick, as the airport celebrates 60 years since it was officially opened in its current form. Opened by Queen Elizabeth II on June 9th, 1958, Gatwick Airport became the first airport in the world to combine air, road and train travel in one close-knit single unit. The £7.8 million construction project in 1958 ...

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Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Amsterdam

A crowning achievement for outgoing chief executive Nicolas Petrovic, Eurostar launched services to Amsterdam earlier this year. The new route whisks passengers to the Dutch capital in just under four hours and has been well received by travellers. Eurostar offers passengers a fast check-in, with Business Premier guests required to arrive just ten minutes before departure, while the new e320 ...

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Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Wizz Air

Passengers on board this morning’s Wizz Air flight from London Luton Airport to Bucharest might not have noticed the difference, but today is a momentous day for the airline. The departure to the Romanian capital was the first flown by the carrier under its new UK-issued operating licence, firmly establishing its base in Britain. Come the end of the year, ...

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Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Habitat Apartments

Habitat Apartments was founded in 2001 and is an apartment rental company based in Barcelona, Spain. The company started out with only four employees supervising ten apartments. Over a span of 16 years, Habitat Apartments has grown and now has up to 30 employees and over 500 apartments in eight different cities in Europe – Barcelona, Madrid, Amsterdam, Rome, Venice, ...

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Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Cuenca

Cuenca, situated in the Andean mountains of Ecuador, offers many advantages as a tourist destination. It is an ideal spot for the those looking for pleasure and rest in a short period of time. Recognised as a World Heritage City by the United Nations, Cuenca possesses characteristics that make it unique with regard to architectural beauty. It is also home ...

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