Tips For Six Simple Ways to Be a Green Traveler

  (Photo by Andi Andreas, Tour Viewers Photographer) Jakarta. Every picturesque photo of a bucket-list tourist destination on Instagram – even if it’s one of the green terrace fields of Bali or the deep forest of the Amazon jungle – might actually leave a long trail of carbon footprint that contributes to climate change. In…

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Global business travel expected to grow in 2018: report

  NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global business travel is expected to thrive in 2018, according to a report by a travel management group, as an improving world economy buoys confidence in the private sector and investment community.   (http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada) American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is forecasting growth across the travel sector, including air and…

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McDonald’s Has a Legal Problem in Pizza-Loving India

McDonald’s Corp. has a problem in India and its rivals are loving it. Even as the world’s largest restaurant chain tries to woo Indian stomachs with such menu items as the McAloo Tikki (a potato and pea patty on a bun), a legal dispute with a key franchisee partner has hampered its expansion. Shares of…

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Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival Highlights Indonesia’s Cultural Riches

  (Jakarta Globe) Jakarta. The Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival, or JFFF, 2018 will kick off on Thursday (05/04) at the Mal Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta. The annual event is a collaboration between Summarecon, which owns and manages the mall, and the provincial government of Jakarta. This year’s festival will be the 15th held at…

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Pregnant and breastfeeding women travelers underprotected from disease

  Pregnant and breastfeeding women who travel to places with high risk of diseases like malaria and yellow fever are less likely than other women travelers to be protected by vaccines and drugs, recent U.S. research suggests. Lack of information about the safety of some preventive medications and vaccines during pregnancy and breastfeeding may be…

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Singapore Sees Asia as a Growth Favorite Amid Trade War Fears

  Asia remains a growth favorite for businesses and investors even if tensions between the U.S. and China escalate into a full-blown trade war, according to Singapore’s Economic Development Board. “Singapore is very fortunate, Asian countries in general are very fortunate because we are in the middle of a growth engine,” Beh Swan Gin, chairman…

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