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March 18, 2019 - BBC Travel

The three values that shaped Singapore - by Lindsey Galloway

The Singapore Bicentennial is aiming to provide citizens with an opportunity to reflect on a colonial past that stretches further back – 700 years in total – and on the values (openness, multiculturalism and self-determination) that have shaped the modern-day nation.

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For those who are admittedly indecisive, a new travel trend could help alleviate some of that pressure. Fire and ice trips — one jaunt that juxtaposes two staggeringly different climates (usually one snowy, one sunny) — offer more variety and experiences than a single trip to one destination might.

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March 11, 2019 - Harvard Business School Working Knowledge

Branding Sells Cereal, Handbags, and Vacations. Can It Sell a Country? - by Danielle Kost

Government and business leaders hoping to shift the conversation about their regions might look to another city’s successful campaign for ideas, but there’s no one-size-fits-all strategy. Capturing a city’s unique spirit and complex tapestry requires a custom approach.

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March 10, 2019 - Refinery 29

Visiting Europe Just Got A Little More Complicated Thanks To This Travel Rule - by Jenna Milliner-Waddell
Preparing for a Euro trip already requires a few steps, and soon travellers will tasked with yet another pre-vacation to-do. In addition to booking flights and Airbnbs and converting money, citizens from around 60 countries will need an authorization from the European Union to visit the region, starting in January 2021.
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March 7, 2019 - DW

How Amsterdam is fighting mass tourism - by Felix Schlagwein

No other city in the world is cracking down so radically on mass tourism than Amsterdam. The Dutch capital is fending off a particular kind of visitor with all the means it can muster.

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