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Finding natural riches in the world's driest desert

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Northern Chile's Atacama Desert is the driest and, it's been argued, oldest desert in the world - characteristics that might lead travelers to believe it's an arid, wind-swept wasteland with little or nothing to see. Fortunately, that's far from true.
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Portuguese institutions and companies bag several awards at the WTA, Lisbon

Portuguese institutions and companies bag several awards at the WTA, Lisbon

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Portuguese institutions and companies bagged several awards at the World Travel Awards, which took place last 1st December in Lisbon. In total, 16 awards were won.
Portugal was voted World's Leading Destination for the second time in a row, surpassing strong competitors: South Africa, Brazil, Spain, USA, Greece, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malaysia, Maldives, Morocco, New Zealand, Kenya, Rwanda, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.
The Secretary of State for Tourism, Ana Mendes Godinho, said that “We are very proud to receive this distinction again”. “Being the world champion in tourism for the second...
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Saint Lucia named 2018 World's Leading Honeymoon Destination

Saint Lucia named 2018 World's Leading Honeymoon Destination

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Saint Lucia has been named the 2018 World's Leading Honeymoon Destination. The island was bestowed the honour at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2018 porgramme in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday, December 1, 2018.
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Air Asia voted as world's top low-cost carrier

Air Asia voted as world's top low-cost carrier

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Once again AirAsia has been named as a popular low-cost airline in the world at the World Travel Awards .
In a recent declaration, the budget airline stated that this was the sixth successive year that they grabbed the recognition in one of the most important awards programs in the world tourism industry.
“Over the past year, we have worked hard to improve customer experience to make travel more convenient and fun, while also personalizing the end-to-end journey, and it's incredibly rewarding to see our work pay off like this,” AirAsia Deputy Group CEO Bo Lingam said.
AirAsia received the...
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At World Travel Award, Mideast becomes the leading DMC of the world!

At World Travel Award, Mideast becomes the leading DMC of the world!

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For the first time in the history of the company and on its 35th anniversary, Mideast gets the honorary title “World's Leading Destination Management Company 2018” by the World Travel Awards, basically considered the Oscars of the tourism sector.
On a global level, the major players of the tourism took part in the special ceremony that was arranged at the Patio da Gale in Lisbon on Saturday, the 1st of December 2018.
Last June, the award Mideast received “Europe's Leading DMC”. It was the very ticket that protected its nomination among the bests in the world, next to giants of tourism...
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