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Twitter Travel Hero Paul Steele: 150K (Real!) Tweets Later

Any of you acquainted with Twitter in any way will probably have heard of the ‘Bald Hiker’ Paul Steele…

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Go Wet and Wild in Thailand for Songkran

Travelers and adventurers headed to Thailand during 10-15 April will have the unique of the Buddhist New Year festival of Songkran Festival to look forward to.

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GREAT Britain Campaign Targets International Visitors

The UK is about to launch its biggest international promotional campaign ever next week, with the unveiling of a New York subway train decked out in the colours of the Union Jack.

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NatGeo Top 10 Ski Resorts in 20 Snow Photos

  With the ski season in full swing and snow dusting the world’s mountain ranges, there’s an incredible array of impressive snow-capped vistas to be seen.

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Abu Dhabi Announces Louvre and Guggenheim Opening Dates

Abu Dhabi has announced the opening dates  of a number of new cultural attractions, including the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi museum of modern art and the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum exhibiting more historical artworks.

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New York Hotels Report Bumper Year in 2011

New York proved a popular destination for hotel breaks in 2011, with the city reporting a record number of hotel room nights sold during the year.

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The Most Brilliantly Bizarre Bits of Celebrity Big Brother

With over a decade of Big Brother footage, it can seem like we’ve seen every crazy shenanigan under the sun. However, if you take the highly charged atmosphere of the Big Brother house and fill it with celebrities, many of whom are eccentrics to start with, then there’s always something new and shocking to see.

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Brits Seek Holiday Escape from Olympics

12 per cent of Brits are intending to escape the Olympics in 2012 by heading off on a holiday abroad, according to new research.

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Mexico Historic Sites Aiming for Visitor Boost

Mexico is a destination with a wealth of historical attractions, and the country is hoping a new campaign will increase the profile of its national treasures.

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1m Brits Chose Egypt holidays in 2011

More than a million British holidaymakers headed to Egypt for their holidays in 2011, despite the political protests taking place in the country.

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Atlantis Space Shuttle Display Underway in Orlando

The ground-breaking ceremony for the new visitor centre set to house the retired space shuttle Atlantis has taken place at the Kennedy Space Centre in Orlando, Florida.

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NatGeo vs Lonely Planet: 2012 Travel Top 20 (In Photos)

With January being one of the busiest travel months of the year, it’s the ideal time for travel experts to make their predictions on the best up-and-coming spots across the globe. Lonely Planet and National Geographic are no exception.

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Berghaus and Ontario Tourism Promote Canadian Adventures

The tourist board of Canadian province Ontario has teamed up with outdoor brand Berghaus to promote the region’s opportunities for adventure travellers.

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Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Boosts Tourism in Sweden

Sweden is enjoying a boost in popularity among foreign visitors thanks to the huge success of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and the other novels and film adaptations in Stieg Larsson’s acclaimed series.

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ABTA Predicts Travel Hotspots for 2012

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has released a list of its travel predictions for 2012, including a list of destinations it expects to attract increased numbers of visitors in the coming year.

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Brits Have £756m Foreign Currency Stashed Away

New research indicates that UK travellers may have as much as £756 million of unused foreign currencies lying around at home, despite the economic climate forcing many to dig deep for spending money this Christmas.

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