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Tourists trickling back to crisis-hit Cyprus

After Cyprus's bloated banking sector was hit by a body blow this spring, sending the economy further into recession, cut-price summer holiday offers are attracting tourists but not the spending neede

Strong earthquake rocks tourist island Crete, Greece

A strong 5,8 earthquake was measured in Greece Sunday night.

What makes a great beach bar?

Anyone can stick up a shack on the sand, stock it with beers and call it a beach bar. But what makes a great beach bar? Read this on CNN:

Arab tourism sector still recovering from Arab Spring

The Arab tourism sector has recorded a $ 15 billion loss as a result of the Arab Spring, in addition to the loss of around 10 million tourists, according to Bandar Al-Fuhaid, director of the Arab Tour

Midnight sun never sets in Norway

OSLO, Norway - Make the most of your holiday this summer - go to Norway where the sun never sets.

Pope Francis tours launched in Buenos Aires

You can see the streets where he grew up and played soccer, the church where Jorge Bergoglio prayed as a teenager and the cathedral where the man who would become Pope Francis said Mass.

Nepal Airlines plane with tourists crashes near Kathmandu

A plane carrying tourists has crashed during landing at a mountain strip in northern Nepal.

Tourists go on gold buying spree in UAE

DUBAI, UAE - Gold, in any form, has now emerged the favored souvenir for visitors to the UAE, as they try to take full advantage of the volatility the metal prices have had since the second-half of Ap

Tourism: Improving local or internal marketing

Tourism is not only the world's largest industry, but also often its most misunderstood. Many people outside of the industry believe that tourism professionals are on a permanent vacation.

China’s top legislature passes new tourism law

BEIJING, China - The new tourism law, adopted by China's top legislature on Thursday, is good news for both tourists and businesses.

New Zealand tourism chiefs vow to “hunt as a pack”

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Tourism leaders will "hunt as a pack" to bring extra visitors to the country, Tourism Industry Association chief executive Martin Snedden said today.

Korea introduces tourist trains to explore mountainous and rural areas

SEOUL, Korea - To Koreans, Baekdu-daegan, nicknamed the "spine of the Korean Peninsula," is not just a chain of mountains running across the country.

San Francisco Travel Association welcomes visitors with eco-friendly street banners

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - When visitors to San Francisco see the colorful new banners on display around Moscone Center, they’ll know the city is welcoming them.

Walking and activities are a vital part of Scottish tourism

With spring on its way, more people may be turning to what Scotland has to offer in terms of nature and outdoor holidays. This year has been designated the "Year of Natural Scotland".

New Zealand cracks down on sale of fake goods to tourists

Two New Zealand companies run by a father and son have been slapped with big fines after selling faked goods that cost little to produce to tourists for thousands of dollars.

Philippine government: Holy Week tourists safe in Boracay

BORACAY, Philippines - The government said today that security measures are in place to ensure the safety of tourists who will be spending the Holy Week here.

7ft alligator on the lose at Spanish resort

Police in Spain are warning tourists to watch out for a 7ft alligator they have dubbed “The Costa Croc”.

Minister: Time for St. Kitts to revise its Tourism Strategy

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS - Tourism and International Transport Minister Hon. Richard Skerritt told industry stakeholders at a National Consultation that it was time for St.

Dengue Fever outbreak reported from Kenya coast

(eTN) - Health officials were quoted in a local daily newspaper in Kenya, confirming at least 15 cases of Dengue Fever at the Kenya coast, but were swift to point out that the disease was ‘imported