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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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    Look what’s reopening in Goa as tourist destination this March: Aguada Jail

    The post Look what’s reopening in Goa as tourist destination this March: Aguada Jail appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The former Central Jail Aguada is soon to reopen as a heritage tourist destination from March 2021 as Goa government has nearly completed the renovation of the Portuguese-era structure. The structure is undergoing a facelift under a Central scheme. Chief minister Dr Pramod Sawant held a meeting with tourism officials with ports minister Michael Lobo, freedom fighters, historians and officials of ASI as well as State Archaeology Department regarding the project. “The stakeholders have given their suggestions which will be incorporated. 90% of the work at Aguada…

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    First-ever destination brand campaign for AlUla, Saudi Arabia unveiled

    The post First-ever destination brand campaign for AlUla, Saudi Arabia unveiled appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The first-ever destination brand campaign for AlUla, the heritage and culture centrepiece of Saudi Arabia, has been unveiled. The campaign, developed by the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) with creative partners Leo Burnett, includes a film directed by renowned cinematographer Bruno Aveillan and a suite of digital assets under the concept of The World’s Masterpiece. AlUla is the first of the Saudi Vision 2030 projects to open to tourism following Saudi Arabia launching visitor visas for the first time in September 2019. Saudi Arabia was added to the UK corridor…

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    Thomas Cook India joins hands with Destination Maldives

    The post Thomas Cook India joins hands with Destination Maldives appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In a focussed initiative to give fillip to travel to the Maldives, Thomas Cook India has signed a strategic agreement with the Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) to enhance visibility and visits to the destination. Given positive consumer sentiment due to announcements on the vaccine and significant lockdown fatigue, Thomas Cook India’s Holiday Readiness Report (December 2020) reveals that international destinations are seeing a marked upward demand trajectory with 48% of respondents keen to take an international holiday in 2021. Consumer interest in short haul destinations, including the Maldives,…

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    Four Seasons Hotel Osaka: New luxury lifestyle destination in Kansai

    The post Four Seasons Hotel Osaka: New luxury lifestyle destination in Kansai appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. International luxury hospitality leader Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd, a developer of condominiums and office buildings, and Hotel Properties Limited (HPL), a Singapore-based real estate company, have announced plans for the One Dojima Project in Osaka, Japan, which will include a brand-new Four Seasons hotel. The One Dojima Project, which began construction on 1 August 2020, is a large-scale redevelopment project in the Kinki region of Osaka. The building will be approximately 195 metres high (49 stories) with a total floor area of approximately 85,000…