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Daily Pulse: Stories You Need to Read for Nov. 2, 2015

Features & Advice | Josh Lew | November 02, 2015

Daily Pulse: Stories You Need to Read for Nov. 2, 2015

Here are the stories that you need to see today if you want to keep your finger on the pulse of the travel world…

A new travel tax could be used to fund renovations at a huge number of regional airports in India… Read more from First Post.

A new airport lounge at Hong Kong International will give passengers a chance to experience the classiness of the Golden Age of Travel… Read more from Travel Daily Media.

K-pop superstar Rain has been hired by the authorities in Queensland, Australia to help draw more South Korean tourists… Read more from

Bangladesh’s image as a travel destination has suffered lately. However, the United Nations World Tourism Organization thinks that it can help the Bangladeshi government turn their tourism fortunes around… Read more from Bangladesh News 24.

Dubai is already one of the Arabian Peninsula’s most popular destinations. The emirate wants to take its tourism industry to the next level by aggressively promoting itself in China… Read more from eTurbo News.

Croatia has long been a hot destination for hip travelers and those seeking the “next best thing.” Now, the Balkan country is taking its place in the tourism mainstream… Read more from vancitybuzz.

Fremantle was recently touted by Lonely Planet as one of next year’s top tourist destinations. Some local columnists in Australia have taken issue with that designation, saying the port town is far less attractive than LP says it is… Read more from Western Australia Today.

Francis is a popular pope, even among non-catholics. Perhaps one of the best things that has happened under his leadership: shorter lines at Vatican City attractions like the Sistine Chapel… Read more from NY Daily News.

Against all odds, Rwanda has become a model for tourism in East Africa. The small landlocked country is now promoting itself as a travel destination to people as far away as East Asia… Read more from All Africa.


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