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  1. Update travel tips around the gloveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Nation

    Back on track The narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway has now been repaired and is back in action. Trains are once again running the entire length of the railway after repairs to damaged parts of the track, which originally opened in 1881.

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  2. A Tropical Garden Home in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Wall Street Journal

    This spacious 12-bedroom, 12-bathroom home is located in the Cairns suburb of Kewarra Beach in Queensland, Australia. Owners Emily and Lev Mizikovsky, both company directors, purchased the property in 2008.

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  3. Arabian horses open up racing industry to more female jockeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | ABC News

    Arabian horses returned to the Gold Coast track two weekends ago, a year after their debut in the tourist capital. An 18-year-old female jockey from Warwick, Isabella Teh, won two races which buoyed hopes that the emerging sport will open the field for women.

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  4. Great Barrier Reef at its bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Castanet.net

    The perfect inclusion to a Cairns stopover, The Quicksilver Barrier Reef cruise remains the most awarded reef cruise company in Australia. Your day begins with an early morning pickup from your local hotel in either Cairns or the North Beach area and you board your state of the art catamaran in Port Douglas at 9am! The catamarans are air conditioned, wheelchair accessible and are staffed by a knowledgeable and hospitable crew.

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  5. Far north Qld council bans CSGRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    WANT to travel the world with this guy? One young man is offering the trip of a lifetime for free ... but you need to have the right name to do it. CAN'T imagine a world without coal fired power stations? It's now possible.

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  6. Two crocs spotted near north Qld beachesRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | Yahoo!

    Two beaches including one in tourist hot spot Port Douglas, north of Cairns, have closed over the past fortnight after crocs were spotted near swimming areas. "We're letting people know that there's been recent sightings and it's their choice whether they wish to swim or not," Surf Life Saving North Queensland regional manager Colin Sparkes told AAP on Tuesday.

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  7. New Look Douglas Card Gets Smarter As Locals Head NorthRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | PR Log

    As the Douglas Shire Council and Tourism Port Douglas and Daintree roll out the new look Douglas Card, there is even more reason for locals from across the Tropical North to head north of the Daintree River. PRLog - Oct. 27, 2014 - PORT DOUGLAS, Australia -- Tourism Port Douglas and Daintree executive officer Tara Bennett said she was excited council had once again embraced the Douglas Card, formerly known as the Daintree Ferry Smart Card, which is an innovative program designed to entice locals from around the region to holiday in their own backyard over the summer period.

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  8. Great Barrier Reef survival key to indigenous identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Aboriginal Australian Gavin Singleton has recently started to work with authorities to help protect the world's largest coral reef system as it faces a tide of threats to its very existence, led by climate change. CAIRNS, Australia: To the world, the Great Barrier Reef is a natural wonder and vast underwater kingdom, boasting some of the rarest animals and plants.

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  9. Hilton Worldwide Opens First DoubleTree by Hilton in QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Hotel News Resource

    The 237-room Cairns hotel, formerly a Holiday Inn, occupies an exceptional waterfront location on the Coral Sea in the vibrant city of Cairns. Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns.

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  10. Hilton Worldwide Opens First DoubleTree by Hilton in QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Hospitality Net

    Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns. The 237-room Cairns hotel, formerly a Holiday Inn, occupies an exceptional waterfront location on the Coral Sea in the vibrant city of Cairns.

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  11. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Business Wire

    See Fortier featured in the October issue of CRN and visit www.tracesecurity.com for more information on the ... )--VF Corporation , a leader in branded lifestyle apparel and footwear, today announced that Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Robert K. ... )--Offering splashes of goodness and empowering a healthy life-style, Jamba JuiceA today announced the opening of a new store in Metairie, located at 730 Veterans ... )--Well Placed Smile-an innovative new company created to empower people to lead complete, purposeful lives-launches this month from its headquarters in Nashville. S... )--FreshBooks Launches Its Own Online Payments Offering.

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  12. New season of game of thorns dawnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | ABC News

    Scuba divers have begun targeting a number of reefs off far north Queensland which are thought to be the source of recent crown of thorns starfish outbreaks. The move follows a University of Queensland study that found six reefs off Cairns and Port Douglas could be 'seeding areas' for the pest.

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  13. Search team finds no sign of mumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    A WOMAN who has lived in Queensland for years, studied at our universities and works as a nurse in our health system faces deportation - because her son has autism. HUNKY Thor star Chris Hemsworth is holidaying in Queensland - and he's already got the ladies blushing at one coffee shop.

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  14. Assistant Minister David Kempton's luxury junket provided by wind farmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Age

    A Queensland assistant minister has not declared hospitality at a proposed luxury resort site owned by a wind farm developer despite promoting the wind farm, defending its developers and later officiating at the resort's opening. Queensland Assistant Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs David Kempton received accommodation and a barbecue on the site of a proposed five-star lakeside outback lodge on remote far north Queensland cattle station Crystalbrook last year.

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  15. Hilton Brands Cairns Hotel as DoubleTreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | GlobeSt.com

    Hilton Worldwide is expanding its DoubleTree brand, and recently announced the signing of the 237 room DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns.

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  16. 237 Room DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns to Open Q4 2014 in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Hotel News Resource

    Hilton Worldwide announced the signing of the 237 room DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns.

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  17. Hilton Worldwide announces further expansion of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Hospitality Net

    Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of the 237 room DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns.

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  18. Crocodile fears force canoe club to relocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | ABC News

    An outrigger club in far north Queensland has been forced to move from its home of 20 years due to the increase of crocodiles in the area.

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