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Daily Pulse: Stories You Need to Read for Oct. 21, 2015

Impacting Travel | Josh Lew | October 21, 2015

Daily Pulse: Stories You Need to Read for Oct. 21, 2015

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What's happening in travel today? Here are the top stories for Wednesday, Oct. 21.

In Vermont, it’s ski season already. Killington Resort has opened two of its runs... Read more from USA Today

Macau’s new French-themed Sands resort will have a replica of the Eiffel Tower. It will be half the size of the Paris original.. Read more from Travel Daily Asia

Construction has begun on what will eventually be one of the world’s tallest resorts. The Haeundae Tourist Resort in Busan, South Korea will have a 101-story tower… Read more from Antara News (Indonesia)

Phuket is the new “it” destination for celebs. The Thai island has become a favorite getaway spot for the likes of Kate Moss and the Kardashians… Read more from Asia One

South Africa’s ANC party is urging its citizens not to travel to Israel, saying that the situation in Palestine is worse than South Africa's own struggle with Apartheid… Read more from

The EU is going to set up a database of pilot medical records. The information sharing will begin by the end of 2016... Read more from Reuters

Can you really fly around the world for free? Travel “hacker” Brian Kelly claims you can… Read more from Vice.

Have you seen the new food travel show with Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal? The host of I’ll Have What Phil’s Having (on PBS in the US) chatted up Ryan Seacrest recently… Hear the interview from 103.7 the Q

You’ve never heard of these Italian islands, but, according to the Huffington Post, they should be on your itinerary... Read more from Huff's La Dolce Vita blog

Traveling to India? These apps can make your trip easier to get around… Read more from Mashable


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