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The new whale watching hotspot in Sri Lanka

Blue whales commonly sighted off southern Sri Lanka Sri Lanka has recently completed its first fully fledged whale watching season. Between 08 October 2008 and 13 April 2009, Mirissa Water Sports had 108 whale watching expeditions, during which Blue whales

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Sri Lanka and Maldives – The art of doing nothing

The Colombo airport was much more modern and civilized than we had expected. I had thought that it would be similar to the Caracas airport in Venezuela, and we were all ready to face the hoards of “porters” trying to

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SRI LANKA: INDIA WITHOUT THE HASSLE

(By, Kate Allen) The Galle Face Hotel in Colombo must be the world’s bossiest hotel. Signs on every stairwell preach against smoking and sloth, or hector residents: ‘Don’t take the lift – for your health’s sake, walk down.’ In its

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Hot spot in city of Scots – New Zealand

If there’s one New Zealand city where you don’t expect balmy temperatures, it’s Dunedin. Yet the city has one place that’s always as toasty as a sauna. Otago Museum’s Discovery World Tropical Forest is a recreated rainforest, which houses a

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New winners and losers in travel trade

Internet bookings will surge, demand for online virtual meetings will gather pace, domestic travel will stay stable or grow, as will demand for low-cost flights. Destinations adjacent to big travel markets will not do so badly. Long-haul travel will fall

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9 Top Beach Holiday Ideas for this summer

If you’re looking for a great beach holiday this coming season, it can be very hard to pick a destination. There are many places you can go, whether you want to explore the beaches of Hawaii or just play golf

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Cinnamon Island Alidhoo Resort | Maldives

Cinnamon Island Alidhoo Rating : Location : Haa Alif Atoll Distance from airport: 120 km Transfer: 50 minutes by Seaplane 15 minutes by Speedboat No of rooms :99 Beach Villas [45] Ocean Villas [ 46] Duplex Beach Villas [7] Suite

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W Retreat and Spa | North Ari Atoll | Maldives

W Retreat & Spa – Maldives Rating : Location : North Ari Atoll-Fesdu Island Distance from airport: 11 km Seaplane Transfer: 25 minutes No of rooms : 78 Castaway in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, W Retreat &

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Cotton Bay Village | Cap Estate | Castries | St. Lucia

5 STARS • 74 SUITES, TOWNHOUSES & VILLAS Cotton Bay Village on the North East Coast of St Lucia is a brand new collection of super luxury holiday villas, townhouses and apartments set in an intimate luxury village resort on

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The Ritz-Carlton San Juan Hotel Spa and Casino | San Juan | Puerto Rico

LUXURY BEACH RESORT • 416 ROOMS & SUITES Enjoy a leisurely stroll down the Avenida Isla Verde, as your senses delight in crashing ocean waves, gentle sea breezes and the welcoming sights, sounds and sensations of San Juan, Puerto Rico’s

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