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    Podcast: I’d Rather be in Radda

    The post Podcast: I’d Rather be in Radda appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. I’d Rather be in Radda The mere mention of Tuscany sends most travellers into a world of eager anticipation. The intensity and quality of the light impress me most about this part of Italy. It is this light that provides the energy so essential for growing crops, especially grapes and olives, that are integral components to the Italian lifestyle. In every season except for the dead of winter, the rolling hills of Tuscany are carpeted in emerald green or golden yellow grapevines. Wine is a way of life here and it’s hard to…

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    Podcast: Destination Dining in the Air

    The post Podcast: Destination Dining in the Air appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Destination Dining in the Air     A short drive along a winding road takes visitors to Mount Faber peak, home to the Singapore Cable Car station. One of the oldest parks in Singapore, Mount Faber is covered in lush rainforest and stands nearly 100m above ground. Opened in 1974, the Singapore Cable Car connects Mount Faber on  mainland Singapore to the resort island of Sentosa. Formerly named Telok Blangah Hill, it was renamed in honour of Captain Charles Edward Faber, an engineer who built the road and constructed a signal station and…

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    Sabre pairs with GOPASS Global to reduce travel risks and enhance travel confidence

    The post Sabre pairs with GOPASS Global to reduce travel risks and enhance travel confidence appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Sabre has partnered with travel risk management platform GOPASS Global to help deliver its game-changing COVID-19 biosecurity risk analytics capabilities to the travel industry. GOPASS Global solutions support both corporate and leisure travellers to recommence travel with confidence through the use of advanced analytics to deliver a single view of all the biosecurity risk elements of a trip. Joining the Sabre Developer Partner platform will help GOPASS Global to further improve its competitive position in the global travel marketplace, while further expanding Sabre’s innovative open platform,…

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    Dragon Boat Festival’s booking data shows steady domestic recovery in China: Trip.com

    The post Dragon Boat Festival’s booking data shows steady domestic recovery in China: Trip.com appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Trip.com Group has released its 2021 Dragon Boat festival data highlights, which reveal a continuing stable recovery of China’s domestic travel market over the recent three-day national holiday. More than half of tourists chose short haul trips over the Dragon Boat Festival. The average train time was 2 hours and 13 minutes and an average distance travelled of 338 kilometers. Over 80% of high-speed railway trips were made by users aged between 18-35 years old. Data shows that travel peaked on the first day of the holiday,…

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    SKAL International Thailand unveils new webinar series

    The post SKAL International Thailand unveils new webinar series appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Skål International Thailand (SIT), the governing body for the country’s six Skål Clubs, launched its new webinar series Skål Talks Thailand – ‘Recovery Strategies 2021’ with a presentation entitled ‘Samui – Primed for Reopening’. Guest speaker, Khun Jo Poolsawadee, president of the Tourism Association of Koh Samui [TAKS], unveiled plans to re-open Thailand’s second largest island to international tourism, following the launch of the Phuket ‘Sand Box’ scheme set for 1 July – still to be confirmed. Poolsawadee is critically involved in the process of reopening Koh Samui to international tourism, bringing…