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by Nicola Donovan, Click. Travel Writer, Booking.com

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Here are four of today’s most interesting reads to keep you in-the-know.

1. Baby Boomers to spend the most on travel in 2019, says survey

According to AARP Travel’s annual travel trend survey, Baby Boomers are expected to travel more in 2019 compared to previous years. Planning to take a total of four to five leisure trips, Boomers will also spend more on travel (US$6,600) than both Gen Xers (US$5,400) and Millennials (US$4,400).

Source: www.travelagentcentral.com

2. Saudi Arabia Ministry partners with Agoda

Agoda and Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah have signed a Memorandum of Understanding supporting the Kingdom’s aim to welcome over 30 million pilgrims by 2030.

Source: www.traveldailymedia.com

3. Waldorf Astoria partners with Aston Martin

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has recently signed a four-year global partnership with Aston Martin Lagonda, offering the hotel’s guests exclusive access to the luxury car brand’s most recent models and bespoke driving experiences.

Source: www.breakingtravelnews.com

4. Winners of the SLH Awards 2018 announced

Canvas Oil Suits in Santorini, Greece has been announced by Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ as hotel of the year at the SLH Awards 2018. Other various awards throughout the ceremony highlighted everything from designs and social media to the environment and local community.

Source: www.businessinsider.my

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Nicola Donovan is a travel writer for Click.

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