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Voted as the best hotel in the world by Travel + Leisure in 2016, Nihiwatu is a five-star resort located the west coast of Sumba, a remote Indonesian island. Spending $30 million in renovations, together fashion mogul Chris Burch, and hotelier James McBridge, created a luxurious and serene escape for world wide vacation travelers. This dream destination contains 27 private villas, each with its own private plunge pool. The resort's ideal location is also known to be surfer's paradise - with Indian Ocean waves one just has to see to believe. 📷: Courtesy of Nihiwatu
For more information of the world's best five-star resort, visit BusinessInsider.com
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With summer vacation just around the corner, travelers planning their next beach getaway are reminded to take a serious health concern into consideration. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued travel warnings for more than 40 countries that have seen local Zika transmissions.
But have no fear, the Plage des Marinières in Villefranche-sur-Mer, France is the perfect getaway without the worry of health risks. Located in close proximity to Nice and Cannes, this fishing village is known for it's crystal clear waters, colorful homes, and cute cafés.
For more information on the 15 stunning beach destinations to travel to that don't have Zika, visit BusinessInsider.com
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Since his election, Trump has met with 81 executives to hear their thoughts on regulation, manufacturing, and trade. Just to name a few, Trump has met with Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Larry Page of Alphabet, Kevin Plank of Under Armour, and Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase.

Looking at who the president has chosen to meet with offers insight into the direction he wants to take the country, as well as how he leads. 🖌:@bi_graphics

For more of the executives and companies Trump has prioritized building relationships with, check out our story.

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Buildings may be some of the most impressive works of art we have. After sinking untold sums of money into their construction, we can walk through the finished products and even live inside them.

One of the world's greatest architectural masterpieces is the Sheikz Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. The incredible building opened 10 years ago and has since become the premier place of worship in the UAE. 📷:Hashim Binsuwaif/Flickr

For more architectural masterpieces everyone should see in their lifetime, visit BusinessInsider.com.
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Most people think that the walls alongside highways, often made of concrete, brick, or wood, are for crash safety or privacy. But those walls were actually constructed for noise reduction.
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Have you ever realized that Hong Kong skyscrapers have holes in them? They're called dragon gates, and according to the Chinese principle feng shui these holes allow dragons to fly from the mountains to the water each day. It's believed that blocking the dragon's path could bring misfortune. Buildings with bad feng shui, such as the Bank of China Tower, have been blamed for surrounding companies going out of business.
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Business Insider tried seven different fried fish sandwiches from the biggest names in fast food.
McDonald's Filet-O-Fish — created for Catholics abstaining from meat on Fridays during Lent — started the trend in 1962. Since then, most fast-food chains have created Lent-approved fish sandwiches. Leave us a comment below on which is your favorite.
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To find out which fish sandwich filled our sails and which ones deserved a keelhauling, visit BusinessInsider.com
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