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Cruises in South Asia

River cruising: The travel trend that's made a huge comeback

Brian Johnston River cruising has become so popular that companies are struggling to meet demand, writes Brian Johnston.

India

India: Gliding the golden gateway

Familes washing in Hooghly River, Calcutta.

Peter Cochrane The surrounds of Kolkata's Hooghly River contain all of the follies of the British raj, writes Peter Cochrane.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: river cruising India

Diamond Princess

Sally Macmillan The spotlight is now turning to India as an up-and-coming river cruise destination.

India

Shore excursions: moving riverside scenes

ganges

Jane E. Fraser Bruce Gates of Port Douglas is moved by scenes of life and death on the Ganges.

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World's top 10 river cruises

Mekong-River

Forget airport hassles and cramped tour buses - a relaxing river cruise is the way to see the world. Here are the top 10.

Map of South Asia

Travel News

Can I help you? Inside the world's most hated airline's complaints department

Ryanair chief Michael O'Leary

LIZZIE PORTER 5:27pm | Meet the Ryanair team with the unenviable task of dealing with complaints, and take a peek inside Michael O'Leary's costume cupboard.

'Beware Ebola': Ignorance of Africa's geography hurting tourism

1:02pm | When Canadian tourist Shauna Magill posted on Facebook that she'd arrived safely in Uganda, a friend warned her to beware of "a thing called Ebola please".

Holiday.com domain name could sell for $A37 million at auction

NATALIE PARIS 10:20am | Holiday.com could fetch $A37 million when it is auctioned off at the World Travel Market later this year, it is claimed.

Brazilian village filled with beautiful single women seeks men

10:11am | Remote village almost entirely populated by single women appeals for men.

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