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Travelers and residents demand US hotels direct 911 dialing - United States of America Travel News

Many travellers may be shocked to learn that U.S. hotels often don't allow guests to call emergency services directly. A dismal story lead to this discovery - Kari Rene Hunt Dunn was meeting her soon-to-be-ex-husband at a hotel in Marshall, Texas, in December 2013 s.. Read more

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Belligerent passenger causes disruption on Jetstar flight - Melbourne Travel News

A flight on its way to Christchurch from Melbourne was disrupted when a passenger claimed to have an AK-47 machine gun in his luggage. According to Fairfax News, the man is believed to be an Australian. He was met by police when the Jetstar aircraft landed around 5 a.m... Read more

Read more about : Australia, New Zealand, Melbourne, Christchurch

Missing Malaysia Airlines plane believed to be in Indian Ocean - Malaysia Airlines Travel News

The disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 remained a mystery for more than two weeks, causing a global hunt involving several government organisations and military efforts. There was much speculation about what happened to the Boeing 777 - some believed it w.. Read more

Read more about : Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines, Kuala Lumpur

The hidden gems of Europe - Travel Travel News

Many travellers instantly think of Germany, England, Italy, France and other top tourist spots when they think of European destinations. And while these countries deserve an exploration at least once in everyone's lifetime, there are plenty of other, underrated .. Read more

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Why is Emirates Wolgan Valley Australia's best resort? - Australia Travel News

At the beginning of this year, TripAdvisor announced the winners of its 2014 Travellers' Choice awards, and Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa took home a bevy of accolades. Along with being ranked in the top 10 for luxury hotels in the South Pacific as we.. Read more

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TripAdvisor announces top beaches in Australia - Australia Travel News

Earlier this year, TripAdvisor published a list of the best beaches around the globe, and a few Australian waterfronts made the cut. With the plethora of excellent beaches in the nation, it's no surprise that the travel website has followed up the global list by rel.. Read more

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Veteran pilot suggests simple explanation for missing Malaysia Airlines plane - Malaysia Airlines Travel News

There have been a lot of theories surrounding the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on March 8. Some believe it simply crashed into the water due to a bizarre equipment malfunction, while military organisations around the globe fear that it'.. Read more

Read more about : Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines

Shipwreck survivor meets dead mate's mother - Travel Travel News

In February, the world learned about the story of Jose Salvador Alvarenga, the Mexican shrimp and shark fisherman who survived 13 months at sea after heavy winds blew his boat off course. He managed to live off raw birds and fish as well as turtle blood for more th.. Read more

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Nudes at Machu Picchu case a stir - Machu Picchu Travel News

Many travellers visit Machu Picchu for its immense historic significance. The beautiful site, which stands a whopping 2,430 metres above the sea, was an urban landscape for the Incas during the 15th century. It's Peru's most popular tourist spot, welcoming peopl.. Read more

Read more about : Peru, Machu Picchu

Officials believe missing Malaysia Airlines plane was deliberately diverted - Malaysia Airlines Travel News

Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 mysteriously vanished into thin air nearly a week ago, there's been widespread confusion. Several different governments as well as aviation authorities have conducted extensive searches, revealing only small snippets of new informa.. Read more

Read more about : Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines

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