Qantas Launches World?s Largest Passenger Aircraft from Dallas/Fort Worth to Sydney

DALLAS/FORT WORTH–(BUSINESSWIRE)– Qantas has today launched the world?s largest passenger aircraft, the A380, on services between Dallas/Fort Worth and Sydney, offering US travellers new levels of luxury on the route to Australia. Qantas Airways Senior Executive Vice President, The Americas, Vanessa Hudson said the introduction of the Qantas A380 would offer more comfort and greater travel …
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Thai tourism minister wants wristbands for tourists, party curfews

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand's tourism minister said on Tuesday that identification wristbands would be distributed to tourists following the murder of two British backpackers earlier this month that has raised fresh concerns over tourist safety. Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul said she had approached hotels over the idea of handing out wristbands to help identify tourists …
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Miami Beach: Miami’s Shore Club is Joining the Condotel Club

We don’t call it Miami Hotel Mambo for nothing.

Today, we discovered that the beachfront party spot that is The Shore Club will move into a condotel operation. Yup, the dreaded condotels, once all the rage in the pre-recession era, are back. GROAN.

The Real Deal reports that the hotel’s new owners, HFZ Capital Group, who acquired the property late last year, are splitting the hotel into 85 luxury residences and 100 hotel rooms. Currently, the historic hotel has 309 hotel rooms.

Word is the residences will start to go up for sale in early December, just when all the moneyed art collectors arrive in town for Art Basel. However, if you’re

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