Tag: US tourists

UK Tourism: Record visits and spending from the USA
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UK Tourism: Record visits and spending from the USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2020

Latest figures from VisitBritain, Britain’s national tourism agency, show there were a record number of visits from the US to ... Read More

How American travelers plan their vacation?
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How American travelers plan their vacation?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

Americans take on average 4.4 trips per year. Now imagine what that number could be if they used all of ... Read More

Americans not coming: Cuba fails to meet 2019 tourist goals
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Americans not coming: Cuba fails to meet 2019 tourist goals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2019

The expectations of the Cuban authorities that at least 5 million tourists will visit the island in 2019 did not ... Read More

Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant
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Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

DK Oyster restaurant on the Greek tourist island of Mykonos charged American tourists 830 euros ($937) for six portions of ... Read More

Iconic red Routemaster bus to feature at WTM London 2019
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Iconic red Routemaster bus to feature at WTM London 2019

editor editor- May 14, 2019

An iconic red London bus will take centre stage in the UK & Ireland area of WTM London 2019. Buyers looking to ... Read More

US tourists vanish in Dominican Republic between hotel and airport
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US tourists vanish in Dominican Republic between hotel and airport

editor editor- April 8, 2019

American tourists, Orlando Moore, 43, and Portia Ravenelle, 32, were set to return to their Mount Vernon, New York, home ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police
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“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines: Honolulu – Guam?
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Hawaiian Airlines: Honolulu – Guam?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 20, 2017

Guam is trying hard to establish itself as a tourism destination not only for Korea, Japan, China, Russia, and Australia, ... Read More

Jamaica’s tourist arrivals decline
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Jamaica’s tourist arrivals decline

editor editor- November 10, 2012

Janaican government on Wednesday admitted that there has been a decline in visitor arrivals since last month, and attributed this ... Read More

Chinese tourists outnumber US visitors in New Zealand
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Chinese tourists outnumber US visitors in New Zealand

editor editor- October 20, 2012

It is the year of the dragon for Chinese tourists coming to New Zealand with numbers up almost 40 percent ... Read More

Number of US tourists to Central America growing
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Number of US tourists to Central America growing

editor editor- August 30, 2012

The latest numbers from the US government’s Office of Travel and Tourism Industry (OTTI) show that overseas travel by Americans ... Read More

NTDC promises unprecedented boom in tourists traffic from USA
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NTDC promises unprecedented boom in tourists traffic from USA

editor editor- August 15, 2012

The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation has assured that Nigeria would soon experience unprecedented boom in tourists traffic from the United ... Read More

Egyptian Bedouin release kidnapped American tourists
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Egyptian Bedouin release kidnapped American tourists

editor editor- July 18, 2012

Two American tourists who were being held hostage by an Egyptian Bedouin have reportedly been released. Read More

Bedouin tribesmen kidnap two American tourists in Sinai
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Bedouin tribesmen kidnap two American tourists in Sinai

editor editor- July 14, 2012

CAIRO, Egypt - Bedouin tribesmen, seeking the release of an imprisoned kinsman, kidnapped two U.S. tourists in the Sinai Peninsula ... Read More

Israeli security uses Gestapo techniques to harass US tourists
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Israeli security uses Gestapo techniques to harass US tourists

editor editor- June 6, 2012

US citizens say that they were detained and harassed by Israeli Shin Bet security upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport. Read More

Abu Dhabi tourism opens dedicated promotion office in New York
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Abu Dhabi tourism opens dedicated promotion office in New York

editor editor- May 18, 2012

NEW YORK — In a bid to attract tourists from the United States, the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority ... Read More

US international travel for February year-to-date 2012 up six percent
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US international travel for February year-to-date 2012 up six percent

editor editor- May 12, 2012

February Year-to-Date (2012/2011) Comparisons U.S. travel to overseas markets(1) markets reached 3.8 million, up 13 percent in the first two ... Read More

Tourism seminar for US marketing held in Tanzania
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Tourism seminar for US marketing held in Tanzania

editor editor- January 18, 2012

The President of North America's National Tour Association (NTA) Lisa Simon is visiting Tanzania to share views with tour operators ... Read More

Western tourists in Bangkok warned of possible terror attacks
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Western tourists in Bangkok warned of possible terror attacks

editor editor- January 14, 2012

British tourists were warned today to beware of possible attacks targeting westerners in Thailand after police thwarted a terror plot ... Read More

US tourist hurt in New Zealand road rage attack
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US tourist hurt in New Zealand road rage attack

editor editor- January 12, 2012

A road rage attack on an American cyclist in Wellington has been condemned as an embarrassment to New Zealand. Read More

Tanzanian seminar to explore US tourism markets
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Tanzanian seminar to explore US tourism markets

editor editor- January 12, 2012

TANZANIA (eTN) - Looking for best approaches to attract more American tourists, Tanzania tourist stakeholders are set to meet next ... Read More

US travel abroad declined in 2010
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US travel abroad declined in 2010

editor editor- November 11, 2011

The overall U.S. outbound market totaled 60.3 million in 2010, down two percent compared to 2009. Read More

Two US tourists abducted in Philippines
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Two US tourists abducted in Philippines

editor editor- July 13, 2011

MANILA, Philippines - About 14 heavily armed men believed to be Abu Sayyaf militants abducted two US tourists, a 50-year-old ... Read More

With euro sliding, US tourists may get a break at Oktoberfest 2010 in Munich
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With euro sliding, US tourists may get a break at Oktoberfest 2010 in Munich

editor editor- May 27, 2010

Munich’s Oktoberfest will charge 2.5 percent more for beer this year on average, though U.S. Read More

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Tourism New Zealand hopes Next Top Model episode will attract US tourists

editor editor- April 30, 2010

An episode of America's Next Top Model, shot in New Zealand, which screened in the US last night, is part ... Read More

London, Rome and Paris are top international destinations for US travelers in 2010
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London, Rome and Paris are top international destinations for US travelers in 2010

editor editor- February 12, 2010

With US leisure and business travelers factoring in value and price for their travel plans at the start of 2010, ... Read More

US tourists trampled to death by elephant in Kenya
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US tourists trampled to death by elephant in Kenya

editor editor- January 7, 2010

An American tourist and her one-year-old child have been trampled to death by an elephant in Kenya, officials say. Read More

“Come back to Ireland” campaign to blitz US
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“Come back to Ireland” campaign to blitz US

editor editor- December 28, 2009

An Irish tourism campaign will blitz U.S. television networks, newspapers and websites with ads to bring Americans back to Ireland. Read More

India tightens rules for US tourists with long-term visas
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India tightens rules for US tourists with long-term visas

editor editor- December 16, 2009

In an apparent response to the David Headley episode, the Indian Government has, for the first time, imposed certain restrictions ... Read More

Tourism NZ banks on celebrity appeal to lure US tourists
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Tourism NZ banks on celebrity appeal to lure US tourists

editor editor- November 30, 2009

Tourism New Zealand chief executive George Hickton says the tourism marketing spend in the North American market will be more ... Read More

Castro: Cuba’s swine flu ‘from US tourists’
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Castro: Cuba’s swine flu ‘from US tourists’

editor editor- November 2, 2009

Cuba's former leader, Fidel Castro, has blamed the growth in swine flu on an increase in US visitors to the ... Read More

Clinton urges Iranians to locate US tourists
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Clinton urges Iranians to locate US tourists

editor editor- August 4, 2009

The US secretary of state has appealed to Iran for information on three Americans arrested after apparently straying across the ... Read More

US tourists likely to stay home due to passport rule
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US tourists likely to stay home due to passport rule

editor editor- June 7, 2009

Tourist-related businesses expect a quieter summer, especially along the Canada-U.S. border with the new passport rule. Read More

Swine flu arrives in Turkey: 6 tourists in quarantine
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Swine flu arrives in Turkey: 6 tourists in quarantine

editor editor- May 18, 2009

A US tourist arriving in Turkey with the Dutch KLM airlines has been identified as having swine flu. His mother ... Read More

Tourists return chip of Colosseum
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Tourists return chip of Colosseum

editor editor- May 8, 2009

Two US tourists who chipped off a piece of the Colosseum in Rome 25 years ago have returned it - ... Read More