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Royal visit may boost Blue Mountains tourism - Australia Travel News

Aboriginal tourist body representatives in the Blue Mountains are hopeful the region will see a tourism boost after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited in mid-April. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, more than 2,500 people were in Echo Point when the couple .. Read more

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Allegiant Air, a Las Vegas-based carrier, recently unveiled a new airplane seat the company is referring to as the "Giant Seat," the Los Angeles Times reported. The six seats are found in the first row and the mid-cabin emergency exit row and installed in the .. Read more

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Stowaway boy survives 5-hour flight to Maui - Hawaiian Airlines Travel News

Officials reportedly found a 16-year-old boy who claims to have been stowed away in the wheel well of a plane after it travelled from San Jose to Maui. According to the Los Angeles Times, the boy was allegedly able to survive the flight halfway across the.. Read more

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Manila's airport the worst in the world - Flights Travel News

An online travel guide, The Guide to Sleeping in Airports, recently named the Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport the worst in the world for 2013, according to Agence France-Presse (AFP). The airport topped the list due to failures in air conditioning for whi.. Read more

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Sydney to add another airport - Sydney Travel News

Australia approved an NZ$27.81 billion project to build another airport in Sydney, Reuters reported. Travellers and country officials have been waiting on approval for a second airport that will offer a boost in investments and jobs and help with the growing air travel .. Read more

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Dutch girl arrested after making threat to American Airlines - American Airlines Travel News

A 14-year-old Dutch girl who tweeted a terrorist threat to American Airlines was arrested in the Netherlands. According to USA Today, the girl, known only as "Sarah" tweeted the message, "Hello my name's Ibrahim and I"m from Afghanistan. I'm .. Read more

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Weather makes for travel disruptions - Auckland Travel News

Travel in Auckland has suffered several setbacks due to weather and high winds. According to Fairfax News, three domestic flights were cancelled and 17 additional flights were delayed at Auckland Airport April 17.

A plane bound for Narita, Japan, was diverted to Wellingt.. Read more

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Flying with young children - Flights Travel News

It wasn't just Prince William and Catherine who made their way down under for a tour of New Zealand and Australia, little Prince George also accompanied the couple on their trip. The 8-month-old was able to join on the 20-hour flight to the country and it may h.. Read more

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Universal Studios opens new minion ride - Hollywood Travel News

If you're taking a holiday to Universal Studios in Hollywood, Calif, be sure to take a ride on the "Despicable Me Minion Mayhem" ride. According to USA Today, the park's newest attraction opened April 11 and takes guests on an animated adventure where .. Read more

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Paris zoo reopens after renovations - Paris Travel News

After being closed for more than six years and undergoing millions of dollars in renovations, a Paris zoo has finally reopened. According to the Associated Press, the Parc Zoologique de Paris celebrated its grand opening April 11. The 80-year-old zoo offers visitor.. Read more

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