EMEA Pulse: Stories You Should Read for Dec. 7, 2015
Here are the travel stories from Europe and Asia making headlines for Monday, Dec. 7.
As Hong Kong Market Slumps, Chinese Travel Agents Look To Japan And Taiwan
Wine Tourism In The Last Place You’d Expect: Myanmar
Russians Told Not To Travel Abroad During The Holidays
Indonesia Orders All A320s Inspected After Crash Report
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Philippine Airlines is not the most celebrated carrier in Asia. However, it might be the most ambitious. CEO Jaime Bautista claims that PAL has a plan to become a “five-star airline” in five years by modernizing its fleet and improving its services.
France’s far right parties have won more power in the first elections since the Paris terror attacks. The country is still officially under a state of emergency, though tourist attractions have reopened.
Jetstar Asia has been championing its brand of tech-savvy, customer-friendly travel at the Future Travel Experience Asia EXPO in Singapore. The airline announced that it has been having great success with mobile boarding passes, self service check-in kiosks and a streamlined booking process on its website.
It’s the season for Christmas markets. Though these holiday events take place all around the world, the most-attended ones are held in Germany. The holiday market in Cologne gets four million visitors each year.
It’s now official: you can’t smoke and you have to wear “modest” clothing at Cambodia’s Angkor Wat. Officials have been promising a new set of rules after some people complained about tourists photobombing monks and taking nude pictures inside the temple complex. The new rules officially went into effect this past Friday.
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