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Oman makes it to Lonely Planet's top ten countries to visit in 2017 - Muscat Daily;

Oman makes it to Lonely Planet's top ten countries to visit in 2017 - Muscat Daily

Muscat DailyOman makes it to Lonely Planet's top ten countries to visit in 2017Muscat DailyWith 2016 drawing to a close, it is the time when several travel rankings are published giving a heads up to prospective travellers where they should be heading in the new year. One of the most prestigious, Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2017 list of ...and more »

Lonely Planet Names Canada As Top Country To Visit In 2017 - 604 Now (blog);

Lonely Planet Names Canada As Top Country To Visit In 2017 - 604 Now (blog)

604 Now (blog)Lonely Planet Names Canada As Top Country To Visit In 2017604 Now (blog)If you've been thinking about taking a trip next year, you may not have to travel too far as our own backyard has a lot to offer. Lonely Planet, the largest travel guide publisher in the world—has listed Canada as being the best country to visit in ...and more »

Lonely Planet's Top 10 value destinations for 2017 - Chron.com;

Lonely Planet's Top 10 value destinations for 2017 - Chron.com

Chron.comLonely Planet's Top 10 value destinations for 2017Chron.comLonely Planet's top 10 value destinations for 2017 might surprise some travelers. Among the destinations? Venice. The travel publication cites increased personal lodging accommodations -- Airbnb and sites like it -- as one of the main reasons it's ...and more »

North Wales town voted 4th best tourist destination in the world - Daily Star;

North Wales town voted 4th best tourist destination in the world - Daily Star

Daily StarNorth Wales town voted 4th best tourist destination in the worldDaily StarNorth Wales beauty spot Blaenau Ffestiniog came fourth in a list of the world's top 10 regions to visit. Travel guide Lonely Planet highly rated the “playground for hikers, rock climbers and mountain bikers”. It said North Wales is also “a haunt of in ...and more »

Canada tops Lonely Planet's hot spots for 2017, but there are a few surprises in store - The Sun;

Canada tops Lonely Planet's hot spots for 2017, but there are a few surprises in store - The Sun

The SunCanada tops Lonely Planet's hot spots for 2017, but there are a few surprises in storeThe SunWHITE sandy beaches, densely wooded mountains and a mysterious foreign language – such are the ingredients of an exotic dream holiday. So no wonder North Wales appears the Lonely Planet's Best in Travel list for 2017. The guidebook gurus have ...and more »

Skellig Ring in Co Kerry 'one of the top 10 places in the world to visit next year' - the Irish News;

Skellig Ring in Co Kerry 'one of the top 10 places in the world to visit next year' - the Irish News

the Irish NewsSkellig Ring in Co Kerry 'one of the top 10 places in the world to visit next year'the Irish NewsTHE Skellig Ring in Co Kerry has been named one of the top 10 places in the world to visit next year by a leading travel guide publisher. Lonely Planet has revealed its annual Best in Travel league of unmissable destinations for "topicality, excitement ...and more »

Lonely Planet names Taranaki one of the world's best regions to visit in 2017 - Manawatu Standard;

Lonely Planet names Taranaki one of the world's best regions to visit in 2017 - Manawatu Standard

Manawatu StandardLonely Planet names Taranaki one of the world's best regions to visit in 2017Manawatu StandardThe rest of the world is about to find out what people in Taranaki have always known - the region is one of the best. Well, the second best, according to Lonely Planet. In the Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2017 the world renowned travel authority has ...and more »

Lonely Planet ranks Canada as No. 1 travel destination - MoneySense;

Lonely Planet ranks Canada as No. 1 travel destination - MoneySense

MoneySenseLonely Planet ranks Canada as No. 1 travel destinationMoneySenseThe Great White North is the top travel destination country for 2017, according to Lonely Planet's latest Best in Travel guide. In its 150th year, our country has a lot to offer travellers and its citizens including free national park access and plenty ...and more »

Taranaki ranks #2 in Lonely Planet's Top 10 Regions 2017 - Scoop.co.nz (press release);

Taranaki ranks #2 in Lonely Planet's Top 10 Regions 2017 - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Scoop.co.nz (press release)Taranaki ranks #2 in Lonely Planet's Top 10 Regions 2017Scoop.co.nz (press release)Taranaki – a fertile volcanic region on the North Island's western extremity – has just been hailed as a rising international destination for 2017 by Lonely Planet. The global travel authority has ranked Taranaki second in the world's Top 10 Regions ...and more »

Peru: Choquequirao tops Lonely Planet's 'Best in Travel 2017' list - Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias;

Peru: Choquequirao tops Lonely Planet's 'Best in Travel 2017' list - Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias

Andina - Agencia Peruana de NoticiasPeru: Choquequirao tops Lonely Planet's 'Best in Travel 2017' listAndina - Agencia Peruana de NoticiasLima, Oct. 25. Choquequirao has topped Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2017 Top Regions list, one of the world's most prestigious destinations rankings, Peru's Exports and Tourism Promotion Board (PromPeru) informed. Published on Tuesday morning by ...and more »

Canada ranked best travel destination in 2017 by Lonely Planet guide - National Post;

Canada ranked best travel destination in 2017 by Lonely Planet guide - National Post

National PostCanada ranked best travel destination in 2017 by Lonely Planet guideNational PostCanada has been named Lonely Planet's destination of the year for 2017. Colombia and Finland were rated second and third respectively in Lonely Planet's “Best in Travel 2017” guide, hitting bookstores Tuesday. Reasons cited to visit Canada were next ...and more »

Perak makes Lonely Planet's 'Best In Travel 2017' list - Free Malaysia Today;

Perak makes Lonely Planet's 'Best In Travel 2017' list - Free Malaysia Today

Free Malaysia TodayPerak makes Lonely Planet's 'Best In Travel 2017' listFree Malaysia TodayPETALING JAYA: Lonely Planet has ranked Perak as one of the world's Top 10 “Must Visit” regions for 2017, according to its recently published Best In Travel list. Perak ranked number 9 in the Best In Travel 2017 list for regions, with Lonely Planet ...and more »

Lonely Planet crowns Nepal as world's 'best value destination' for 2017 - The Kathmandu Post;

Lonely Planet crowns Nepal as world's 'best value destination' for 2017 - The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu PostLonely Planet crowns Nepal as world's 'best value destination' for 2017The Kathmandu PostNepal has been named on top 'Best Value Destination' and 5th on the top 10 countries in the world to visit in 2017, according to Lonely Planet's annual Best in Travel list released on Tuesday. Nepal is the only destination in South Asia that has been ...and more »

Top 10 travel destinations in the world revealed – how many have YOU visited? - Daily Star;

Top 10 travel destinations in the world revealed – how many have YOU visited? - Daily Star

Daily StarTop 10 travel destinations in the world revealed – how many have YOU visited?Daily StarTHE best travel destinations on Earth have been announced by Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2017 awards. 0. By Laura Mitchell / Published 4th January 2017. MONGOLIA BEACH TEMPLES GETTY. ADVENTURE: The best travel destinations for 2017 have ...and more »

Lonely Planet names north Wales as top destination for 2017 - Out And About Live - Motorhome News;

Lonely Planet names north Wales as top destination for 2017 - Out And About Live - Motorhome News

Out And About Live - Motorhome NewsLonely Planet names north Wales as top destination for 2017Out And About Live - Motorhome NewsEach year travel specialist Lonely Planet names the top 10 cities, countries and regions from around the world. The only destination in the UK to be selected for Best in Travel 2017 is north Wales. Having taken a post-industrial landscape and re ...and more »

Canada Ranked #1 Best Country To Visit In 2017 - MTL Blog (blog);

Canada Ranked #1 Best Country To Visit In 2017 - MTL Blog (blog)

MTL Blog (blog)Canada Ranked #1 Best Country To Visit In 2017MTL Blog (blog)In Canada, we already know we're awesome. But I'm not going to lie, it's kind of nice when the rest of the world agrees us as well. According to the Lonely Planet, Canada is the #1 destination world travelers simply cannot miss in 2017. READ ALSO: All ...and more »

Four people dead in Australian theme park incident - STV News;

Four people dead in Australian theme park incident - STV News

STV NewsFour people dead in Australian theme park incidentSTV NewsOne person reportedly caught in a conveyor belt on Thunder River Rapids family ride at Dreamworld. The incident happened on the Thunder River Rapids ride. 7News. Four people have died in an incident at an Australian theme park. Queensland Police ...and more »

Lonely Planet guide ranks North Wales one of best places in world to visit - Deeside.com;

Lonely Planet guide ranks North Wales one of best places in world to visit - Deeside.com

Deeside.comLonely Planet guide ranks North Wales one of best places in world to visitDeeside.comThere's cause for epic celebrations today in Wales as the north of the country has made it on to the Lonely Planet's Top Ten 'Best in Travel 2017' list – the only destination in the UK to do so. Lonely Planet 'Best in Travel 2017' list released today ...and more »

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2017: TOP countries to visit are Canada and Colombia - Express.co.uk;

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2017: TOP countries to visit are Canada and Colombia - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukLonely Planet's Best in Travel 2017: TOP countries to visit are Canada and ColombiaExpress.co.ukThe esteemed list showcases the top 10 countries, cities, regions and best value destinations for next year. Canada came out on top as the best country to visit in 2017, followed closely by Colombia and Finland. It was politics that boosted Canada to ...and more »

Skellig Ring Named One Of The World's Top Destinations For 2017 - Hospitality Ireland;

Skellig Ring Named One Of The World's Top Destinations For 2017 - Hospitality Ireland

Hospitality IrelandSkellig Ring Named One Of The World's Top Destinations For 2017Hospitality IrelandLonely Planet has released its Best in Travel 2017 guide, naming Kerry's Skellig Ring as one of the top 10 regions in the world to visit next year. Described by one guide as 'a trip to the edge of the abyss', the route was ranked number ten in the ...and more »