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Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists
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Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 7, 2019

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?
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A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?
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Equatorial Guinea Tourism: A 5 Star Sofitel Resort, but where are the visitors ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

There is not much known about tourism opportunities in Equatorial Guinea. The country is known as a notoriously closed country ... Read More

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020
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Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

In 2020, Princess Cruises guests will enjoy the welcoming spirit and idyllic islands of French Polynesia when the cruise line ... Read More

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019
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Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The Anguilla Tourist Board is pleased to announce an impressive line-up of international artists scheduled to appear at the 8th ... Read More

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel
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Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019

  With the weather slowly… very slowly… warming up around most of the USA, spring is finally just around the ... Read More

Kerala mounts campaign to lure domestic tourists
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Kerala mounts campaign to lure domestic tourists

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 30, 2019

Kerala, the southern state in India, has mounted a campaign to get more domestic tourists to the State, which was ... Read More

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold
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Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

Jolo Island in the Philippines means a mixture of Muslims and Christians trying to live together. The region had big ... Read More

Penang on a mission to lure Indian tourists
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Penang on a mission to lure Indian tourists

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 15, 2019

The lesser-known region of the Penang state in Malaysia is going all out to increase footfalls and visits from Indian ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?
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Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. ... Read More

Honduras lures international visitors with new tourism campaign
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Honduras lures international visitors with new tourism campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018

The Honduras Institute of Tourism (IHT) announced today its newest tourism campaign that showcases the broad diversity of the country ... Read More

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Chinese tennis superstar lures Asian tourists to Australia

editor editor- January 17, 2012

The success of Chinese tennis superstar Li Na in Australia has started a boom in Asian visitors that could be ... Read More

Australian gambling resorts bet heavily on tourism
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Australian gambling resorts bet heavily on tourism

editor editor- December 23, 2011

Australian gambling resorts are spending heavily to attract international tourists, but competition from Macau, Singapore and further afield is intense. Read More

Latin America: Chinese tourists wanted
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Latin America: Chinese tourists wanted

editor editor- September 28, 2011

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Maria Jose Martinez Waldner grew up speaking Spanish and English at her home in Buenos Aires. Read More

Japan aims to lure more Chinese tourists, relaxes visa rules
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Japan aims to lure more Chinese tourists, relaxes visa rules

editor editor- July 2, 2010

TOKYO - The Japanese government on Thursday relaxed visa rules applicable to Chinese nationals to encourage more tourists to visit ... Read More

Official: Casinos will not draw more tourists to Saipan
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Official: Casinos will not draw more tourists to Saipan

editor editor- June 24, 2010

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands — Legalizing casino gambling in Saipan wouldn't necessarily draw more tourists, according to a Japan-based tourism ... Read More

Malaysia vying to lure Bangkok-bound tourists
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Malaysia vying to lure Bangkok-bound tourists

editor editor- May 17, 2010

PUTRAJAYA: The Tourism Ministry is working closely with local and foreign tour operators to lure Malaysian and foreign tourists looking ... Read More

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Nicosia annual beer festival aims to draw tourists

editor editor- May 12, 2010

Cyprus’s capital Nicosia aims to attract tourists away from the more favored coastal resorts by staging an annual beer festival, ... Read More

Jamaica’s newest tourism spiel: Reggae, beaches and Jews
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Jamaica’s newest tourism spiel: Reggae, beaches and Jews

editor editor- March 10, 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica — This island nation boasts miles of pristine beaches, reggae music and the Western hemisphere's largest butterfly. Now, ... Read More

South Florida officials hope to lure Chinese visitors
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South Florida officials hope to lure Chinese visitors

editor editor- March 8, 2010

FORT LAUDERDALE - South Florida tourism officials are courting Chinese travel agents and writers in the hopes of encouraging visitors ... Read More

Deep discounts offered to lure visitors to Kashmir
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Deep discounts offered to lure visitors to Kashmir

editor editor- February 24, 2010

Srinagar - In an effort to revive tourism in Kashmir, hoteliers and houseboat owners in the valley have announced lucrative ... Read More

Freebies entice families to travel
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Freebies entice families to travel

editor editor- February 22, 2010

A spring getaway needn't break the family piggy bank. Eager to encourage parents and their children to try new experiences, ... Read More

Bali to go after Japanese tourists
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Bali to go after Japanese tourists

editor editor- January 28, 2010

DENPASAR - Tourism expert I Gede Pitana has called on the Bali tourist authority to improve facilities and immigration services ... Read More

Hawaii vying fiercely for Chinese tourists
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Hawaii vying fiercely for Chinese tourists

editor editor- November 30, 2009

HONOLULU — Hawaii, California and Las Vegas are among American tourist destinations vying fiercely for a vast and largely untapped ... Read More

Tempting tourists back when bombing stops is never easy
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Tempting tourists back when bombing stops is never easy

editor editor- September 17, 2009

MIRISSA, Sri Lanka — War-weary Asian countries are planning new treats for travellers in a bid to cash in on ... Read More

Alaska sues retailers for tourist “sale” scams
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Alaska sues retailers for tourist “sale” scams

editor editor- September 11, 2009

The state is cracking down on Southeast retailers who lure cruise-ship visitors with "blowout" sales and "everything must go" pitches. Read More

Israeli tourists angling for a glimpse of mermaid
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Israeli tourists angling for a glimpse of mermaid

editor editor- August 14, 2009

It has been just about every male fisherman's fantasy, at one point in their lives, to encounter a mermaid. Read More

Mesa campaigns to lure Virgin Airlines
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Mesa campaigns to lure Virgin Airlines

editor editor- May 19, 2009

The scramble to lure another airline to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport was thrust into high gear Friday as thousands of airport ... Read More

California tourism commission aims to draw foreigners
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California tourism commission aims to draw foreigners

editor editor- April 30, 2009

The California Travel & Tourism Commission is going to the ends of the Earth to lure visitors to the Golden ... Read More

Cities lure tourists with savings on lodging, dining and attractions
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Cities lure tourists with savings on lodging, dining and attractions

editor editor- April 27, 2009

Convention and visitors bureaus across the nation are rolling out deals for travelers, from hotel discounts to restaurant savings to ... Read More

Italy spends to lure tourists as crisis bites
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Italy spends to lure tourists as crisis bites

editor editor- April 1, 2009

ROME - Italy launched a 10 million euro ($13 million) international advertising campaign on Tuesday to lure back tourists as ... Read More

Zimbabwe wants to draw back tourists
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Zimbabwe wants to draw back tourists

editor editor- March 26, 2009

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's coalition government urged the world to weigh changes wrought by the new administration and help attract ... Read More

Berlin launches charm offensive to lure tourists
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Berlin launches charm offensive to lure tourists

editor editor- March 11, 2009

BERLIN - Berlin has launched a new "friendliness" campaign to keep tourists flocking to the German capital during a time ... Read More

Lure of tourists: World’s oldest steam engine ride
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Lure of tourists: World’s oldest steam engine ride

editor editor- March 2, 2009

New Delhi - Despite recession and slowdown in tourists inflow to the country, travel by the world's oldest working steam ... Read More

Chicago’s new web site aims to lure tourists
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Chicago’s new web site aims to lure tourists

editor editor- January 16, 2009

Mayor Richard Daley on Wednesday unveiled a new Web site to promote city tourism, an economic engine he said is ... Read More

Officials trying to lure visitors, tourist dollars back to storm-raked Caribbean
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Officials trying to lure visitors, tourist dollars back to storm-raked Caribbean

editor editor- September 18, 2008

San Juan, Puerto Rico — Caribbean tourism officials are working overtime to reassure reluctant travellers that plenty of sun-soaked islands ... Read More

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