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TRO Travelgram - June 7



Tuesday, June 7
Cabbages and kings 
From temple stays to royal sites, national parks to the national dish, South Korea is a treasure trove ... Sydney Morning Herald 

Mauritius: So much to see ...if you can make it off the beach
This Indian Ocean island should not be dismissed as a fly-and-flop honeymoon retreat... The Independent

Near Barcelona, Gems From Ancient Rome
Despite the occasional aqueduct, vestiges of ancient Rome are rarely the primary attractions for visitors to Spain... New York Times

Tours and Activities
Get wet and wild at these new water parks
Slides, rides and surfing machines make the backyard swimming pool seem blase ...

Secret garden of Beijing's Forbidden City revealed
When the last emperor of China fled Beijing's Forbidden City in 1924, the doors closed on one of its greatest treasures: the Qianlong Garden... CNN

Prague's Museums, Open at Night and Free
These days, few things in life are free, making Prague's annual Museum Night a rare and alluring treat... New York Times

A big river runs through it
A new luxury cruise offers the chance to explore the wonders of the Peruvian Amazon in style... The Independent

Cruise passengers tell of seven-hour security 'revenge' nightmare
Elderly passengers on board a luxury cruise have criticised US immigration officials after they endured a seven-hour security check... Telegraph (London)

New managers, same style at luxury line Seabourn
A new management team led by executives at sister line Holland America puts its stamp on the company... USA Today

Southwest is turning 40 - and could offer big airfare sale to celebrate
In mid-June, Southwest will be celebrating 40 years of flying...Seattle Times

10 tips for renting a ride internationally 
Driving offers the chance to go wherever the roads may lead

IATA says airline profits to plunge this year
Airline profits will likely plummet this year because of natural disasters, political violence and higher fuel prices... Yahoo Travel News

Malaysia Airlines joins oneworld alliance
Malaysia Airlines will become the newest member of the oneworld frequent-flier alliance... USA Today

Trump to open Panama City hotel July 6; others to follow
The Trump Hotel Collection will open its sixth hotel in Panama City on July 6... USA Today

Toronto's new luxury spa offers massages with a view 
The Ritz Carlton's celebrated chef, Tom Brodi, isn't the only one stirring up "farm-to-table" fanfare at Toronto's newest five-star hotel... Globe and Mail

Singapore Moon Hotel
A modern boutique hotel in one of Singapore's most colorful, historic neighborhoods... New York Times

Other and Odd
Airline to replace pilot manuals with iPads 
Alaska Airlines will issue iPad tablet computers to its pilots to replace up to 11kg of paper flight manuals... Sydney Morning Herald 

Scantily-clad women see tourists banned from Goa temple
Foreign tourists have been banned from visiting a prominent Hindu temple in India's Goa state after outrage at their inappropriate clothing and behaviour ... Sydney Morning Herald 

Chilean volcano disrupts travel in South America
An erupting Chilean volcano sent a towering plume of ash across South America on Monday... Yahoo Travel News

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