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Vietnam amongst the 20 world top destinations for young people

The newspaper New York Times of the United States has named Viet Nam one of the 20 places to travel for young people in their twenties.

In the list compiled by writer Dan Saltzstein, Viet Nam was placed in the 10th position.

The writer wrote that Viet Nam is worth a visit for its rich cuisine, culture and natural beauty, while being light on the wallet.

In Viet Nam, he recommended visiting the seaside town of Hoi An, the ancient imperial city of […]

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Outrigger Hotels and Resorts sold to KSL Capital Partners

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts (Outrigger) and KSL Capital Partners, LLC (KSL) announced today that affiliates of the companies have signed a purchase and sale agreement for an affiliate of KSL to acquire Outrigger. The transaction includes all 37 of Outrigger’s multi-branded portfolio of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties. The transaction is subject to shareholder approval and customary closing conditions.

“As one of the world’s leading investors in hospitality, KSL has the capital capacity to elevate Outrigger to the next level […]

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Swiss-Belexpress Kuta opens in Bali

KUTA, BALI – Swiss-Belexpress Kuta, a new contemporary budget hotel by Swiss-Belhotel International, has officially opened and is ready to welcome guests to Kuta Beach.

Situated just minutes away from Bali’s most famous beach and only five kilometres from Ngurah Rai International Airport, the 110-room hotel has been designed with the millennial and budget-conscious traveller in mind, whether flying solo or travelling with a group of friends.

As Swiss-Belhotel International’s first property under the Swiss-Belexpress brand, the two-star budget hotel offers visitors […]

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The Anvaya, by Santika, opens in Kuta – Bali

The Anvaya Beach Resorts – Bali is the first Five star resort which is fully owned and managed by Santika Indonesia Hotels and Resorts, built on the premises of the Hotel Santika Premiere Beach Resorts – Bali, which had been in operation since 1986 and had become one of the most popular choices for accommodation in Kuta – Bali.

The Balinese culture places great importance on the connection between humans, culture, nature and spirituality; the evolution of each and the inter-relationships […]

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World’s three largest cruise ships meet for the first time at sea

MIAMI – Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis-class ships, Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas and the new Harmony of the Seas, struck a chord today, greeting each other at sea for the first and possibly only time. In a meeting of unprecedented proportions, the three record-breaking sisters came together to celebrate the U.S. arrival of Harmony of the Seas on the eve of the ship’s debut in her new permanent homeport of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The Oasis-class […]

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Indonesian unemployment rate down in 2016

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Indonesia Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) said in August, 2016, the country had 7.03 million jobless people among 125.44 million of labor force.

“Compared with August, 2015, the number of working people rose 3.59 million and the number of jobless people declined 530,000. The number of workforce, therefore, increased 3.06 million in August, 2016,” BPS chief Suhariyanto told reporters here on Monday.

Suhariyanto said the number of working people rose in almost all sectors during the one […]

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