EMEA Pulse: Stories You Should Read for Monday, Nov. 23
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Here are the travel headlines from Asia, Africa and Europe to save you a trip around the web today.
Ecotourists still coming to Lebanon despite “garbage crisis”
Where to spend the holidays abroad
Hopes for South African tourism after government overturns controversial visa laws
Apple Pay users get free Tube rides in London
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Vilnius is not on the radar for most tourists. However, beer lovers should give Lithuania’s capital a chance. The city is home to a thriving craft beer scene that features high quality suds at Bud Light-like prices.
British Airways is launching daily service to London from Singapore. The English carrier will use its new double decker Airbus A380 for the flights. Fares are surprisingly cheap when purchased round trip.
Some people use their vacation as an excuse to indulge. For travelers in Europe, eating is becoming easier. The number of food-related tours have been increasing recently as gourmet-seekers look for a convenient way to find the best delicatessens and local restaurants that aren’t in guidebooks
Macau has been hit hard by the economic slowdown and corruption crackdown in Mainland China. Casino brands have said that they are going to continue with their development plans, but Wynn recently announced that it will delay the opening of a multi-billion dollar hotel by three months.
Ever wonder why certain snacks are served on airplanes? Part of it has to do with airlines cutting costs after deregulation in the 1970s, but part of it has to do with foods people crave when in a dry, pressurized environment like an airplane. Our taste buds actually function differently in the air.
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