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Indonesia: Discover the country's most fascinating wildlife at THESE national parks

While most of Indonesia’s visitors head for Bali, I was instead visiting two of its lesser-known areas – the national parks of Tanjung Puting and Komodo – and some of their famous wildlife. With a country made up of more than 17,000 islands spread over 5,000km, there’s no avoiding having to take internal flights to get between destinations. A good ...

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Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Dubai Parks & Resorts

Speaking to Breaking Travel News in London earlier this year, Dubai Tourism chief executive, Issam Kazim, explained that the emirate was seeking to diversify its tourism offering. While not rejecting the luxury hospitality roots that have made the emirate a byword for sophisticated travel over the last decade, Kazim detailed how the destination would seek to offer more to families ...

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Watch Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Memorial Concert Live Stream

Linkin Park is hosting a memorial concert tonight in honor of their late frontman Chester Bennington. Tune in to the live stream below. The celebration, held at at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, will feature appearances from Blink-182, Korn’s Jonathan Davis, members of No Doubt, Avenged Sevenfold, System of a Down, Machine Gun Kelly, Kiiara, Zedd, Yellowcard, and other ...

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Theme Parks Help Disney Beat Third-Quarter Earnings Expectations

Mark J. Terrill/AP/REX/Shutterstock The Walt Disney Company reported third-quarter earnings of $ 1.58 per share, topping Wall Street expectations largely on the strength of its theme parks. Analysts had expected earnings of $ 1.55 per share and revenue of $ 14.4 billion. Year over year, third-quarter earnings for the period ending July 1 were down about 2%, from $ 1.62 ...

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Watch Parks And Rec Stars Reunite In The Weirdest Way On Netflix's Wet Hot American Summer Sequel

These are two very different Bens, however. The Parks and Rec Ben was an endearingly nerdy math whiz of a government employee, whereas the Wet Hot American Summer Ben was a gay camp counselor and talent show master who pretended to date Susie so that nobody would figure out his secret. Both dynamics were funny, but both were very different. ...

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Getting to know Marty Sklar, a man who shaped Disney theme parks

One doesn’t join Imagineering to become famous. Such was a phrase oft repeated by Marty Sklar, a longtime leader of the Walt Disney Co.’s highly secretive division dedicated to creating new theme park experiences. Sklar, also once a speechwriter for Walt Disney himself, regularly had to tell young, ambitious designers that only one name would ever appear in lights: Walt’s. ...

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