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  1. Business - China Business - TRAVEL

    China to knock US off the world's business travel top spot

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:26am by BLOOM

    ... the US as the world's biggest business-travel market by 2016, aided by accelerating export growth and slowing inflation. Spending worldwide for business travel will climb 6.9 per cent this year to US$1.18 trillion, according to a report by the Global Business Travel Association. Growth will accelerate by an estimated 8.6 per cent next year and then slow in 2016 to 2018, ...

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    Hot spots: Point Yamu by Como, Phuket

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Mark Footer

    ... trunk. Hang on- did you say no beach? Not on site, no, but a 15-minute long-tail boat ride away is Ranyai Island, which has a fine public beach and a hotel employee to keep you supplied ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... or The Quiet American. Celebrity Thai-food supremo David Thompson will be aboard as executive chef for the three-, four- and seven-night cruises, which start from US$3,000 per cabin for double ... in Singapore (top; www.naumiliora.com with round-trip, economy-class flights from HK$2,030. Also included are breakfast, in-room Wi-fi and all-day snacks. Advertised package prices, quoted per person, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    US passports, visas face delays worldwide as system crashes

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Lana Lam

    ... Kong passports in the US visa waiver programme, most Hongkongers must still apply in advance for a visa. Summer is peak season for visa applicants, with up to 8,000 processed per month. In the off season, this drops to about 4,500 per month. Last year, the US consulate in Hong Kong processed 63,000 visas and issued 8,500 passports. There are about 50 staff in the consular section ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... and infinity pool. Up to 60 per cent savings on standard rates are available if you click through Offers/Limited Time Offer at x2resorts.com/resorts/river-kwai. Easy entry Hong Kong SAR passport ... as inclu-ding a minimum three-night stay in a guestroom, suite or villa, and a daily dining or spa credit worth €150 (HK$1,585) per room, or €300 for suites and villas. In other words, you'll have ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Trump Soho, New York

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by NICK WALTON

    ... and Japanese- but also has vegan, gluten-free and organic options, a collection of vitamin and nutrient-packed shakes and a whole menu of quick bites guaranteed to be delivered within 15 minutes. What ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    School of cool: study Italy's most famous dessert at Carpigiani Gelato University

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Gary Jones

    ... Italians make up half of that total, and other Europeans another 30 per cent, interest from Asia and South America is on the rise. Though my lessons are conducted in English, courses are also held ... of study are long, most evenings a few classmates get together for dinner, invariably meeting at Bologna's most notable landmark. The 15th-century Piazza Maggiore is a picturesque square ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... sports, diving and seaplane excursions, and will be giving 25 per cent discounts on accommodation until the end of September. For a closer look, and for online reservations, visit ... at www.stjamescourthotel.co.uk for further details and reservations. Deal of the week A two-night package to Siem Reap, Cambodia, is on offer at Nanda Travel, starting from HK$2,290 per person (twin share) ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Abu Camp, Botswana

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Martin Williams

    ... in the bush, serenaded by the exuberant Abu Camp choir. Will all this leave me with a jumbo-sized bill? Rack rates begin at US$1,783 per sharing guest, per night, in the low season (January 11-March ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Beyond the casinos: Where to find the sights and sounds of old Macau

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by Christopher Dewolf, Bernice Chan, DARREN WEE

    ... such as the signature Portuguese duck rice and lobster cocktail. Also in the neighbourhood is A Petisqueira (15 Rua Joao, Taipa, tel: +853 2882 5354). The local Portuguese like to come here so be sure ...




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