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Hong Kong leader renews appeal for dialogue with protesters

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday renewed an appeal to pro-democracy protesters to halt violence and engage in dialogue, as the city's richest man urged the government to provide a way out for the mostly young demonstrators.
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Flights out of Hong Kong cancelled again; riot police move in

Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms.
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Canada raises travel warning amid escalating protests in Hong Kong

The federal government has issued a travel advisory that urges Canadians travelling to Hong Kong to exercise ``a high degree of caution'' because of the escalating protests in the city.
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France counts costs of protests, new measures

Tax relief and other fiscal measures announced by French President Emmanuel Macron to try to calm nationwide protests will cost 8-10 billion euros ($9-$11 billion), the government said Tuesday.
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Eiffel Tower & the Louvre to close as Paris braces for more violent protests

France was mobilizing tens of thousands of police officers and closing landmarks – including the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre – as authorities warned that anti-government protests on Saturday could be even more violent than the ones that have crippled the country for weeks.
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Uniworld’s new Super Ship, S.S. São Gabriel, set to debut April 9, 2020
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Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has released the first images of its new Super Ship, S.S. São Gabriel, set...
Joni Rein leads VIVA Cruises’ push into the North American market
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VIVA Cruises is bringing its four-star river cruise product into the North American market with operations led by Joni...
Karen Scott Caplice is Travel Edge’s new Director, Advisor Relationships – Canada
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Travel Edge has promoted Karen Scott Caplice to Director, Advisor Relationships – Canada for Travel Edge Luxury...
CTO announces closure of NYC, London offices and audit of Barbados HQ
CTO announces closure of NYC, London offices and audit of Barbados HQ
BARBADOS — As reported Oct. 15 on Travelweek.ca, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has announced plans to...
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