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SHANGRI-LA HOTELS AND RESORTS SIGNS LETTER OF INTENT TO MANAGE NEW HOTEL ON PALM JUMEIRAHGroup’s fifth hotel in the United Arab Emirates will be located in The Palm Tower, a new, 52-level landmark development with unrivalled views of the Arabian Gulf

Jun 10, 2014

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Hong Kong, 10 June 2014 – Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts and Dubai-based real estate developer Nakheel have signed a letter of intent for Shangri-La to manage a 290-room hotel in The Palm Tower on Palm Jumeirah.  The parties expect to sign a comprehensive hotel management agreement for the property in the coming weeks. Construction of

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CRITICALLY ENDANGERED BLACK RHINO TRANSLOCATION TO BOTSWANA

Jun 10, 2014

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Wilderness Safaris is delighted to announce the successful capture of a small founder population of Critically Endangered black rhino in a joint collaboration with the Botswana and South African Governments. The rhino are destined for a safe haven in Botswana. This follows the successful capture and release of a group of black rhino last month

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THAILAND REMAINS A PEACEFUL AND SAFE DESTINATION FOR TOURISTS

Jun 6, 2014

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South Africans travelling to Thailand need not fear the political situation and should continue with their travel plans said Mr Thawatchal Arunyik, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) speaking at Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2014 (TTM 2014) yesterday. “The military presence across the country is merely to bring peace to the nation,” said

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KENYA AIRWAYS BEGINS FLYING DIRECT TO ABUJA

Jun 6, 2014

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Kenya Airways has launched direct flights to Abuja in Nigeria from its hub at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi, paving way for closer ties between the two countries.  Kenya Airways will now be flying four times a week between its hub at the JKIA in Nairobi and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport

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THE WOMEN OF WILDERNESS SAFARIS

Jun 3, 2014

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To celebrate some of the extraordinary women who have helped shaped the success of the business and who have played an important role in changing the face of nature-based tourism in Africa, Wilderness Safaris presents a selection of inspirational stories below. Personal accounts of deep-rooted passions and ambitious goals combine to form a group of

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