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Pop-up hotels and ‘braincations’ to trend in 2013

Pop-up hotels, bespoke itineraries, once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences and ‘braincations’ are among some of the travel trends predicted to shape 2013.

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Homosexuals spend much more on travel

Gay and lesbian travelers spend an average of nearly 60 percent more on their travels than their straight counterparts.

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Virgin America in-flight flirting service

On Virgin America flights passengers can now send a drink to someone on the plane they are crushing on with their new in-flight seat to seat service.


Exotic travels inspired by “Game of Thrones”

HBO’s smash hit show, Game of Thrones, has caused a huge spike in hotel bookings, in the show’s filming locations.

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Miranda Kerr models new Qantas uniforms

Miranda Kerr helped show off Qantas Airways’ new employee uniforms, the first makeover in 10 years, conceived by homegrown designer Martin Grant.

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First Underwater Spa Opens in the Maldives

Huvafen Fushi, a luxury resort in the Maldives, is home to what it claims is the world’s first underwater spa.

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