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Spain tourism surges as sunseekers shun Turkey and North Africa

Financial Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Spain is enjoying a surge in tourism as fears over terrorism drive wary travellers away from destinations in Turkey and North Africa and back to former favourites in southern Europe.
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Iceland plans Airbnb restrictions amid tourism explosion

The Guardian - ‎14 hours ago‎
Elvar Orri Hreinsson, a research analyst at Íslandsbanki who recently produced a report on the impact of tourism in Iceland, said the ratio of short-term holiday lets to properties in the central capital was “really high” compared with other countries ...
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'Tourists Go Home': Spanish Tourism Surge Sparks Backlash in Balearics

Newsweek - ‎13 hours ago‎
Palma De Mallorca, Spain (Reuters)—on the walls of the grand old houses of this Balearic port which attracts millions of foreigners every year, a new kind of graffiti has flourished: "Tourists go home." Although still a minority protest, it points to ...
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Paris launches drive to lure visitors as tourism plummets

FRANCE 24 - ‎5 hours ago‎
Paris is gearing up to host the Euro 2016 football championships beginning on June 10 - an event that should be a boon for the city and help offset the recent decline in tourism. But France's powerful unions have threatened to disrupt transport for the ...
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Labor to spend $1bn from northern Australia fund on tourism

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bill Shorten will hive off $1bn from the Turnbull government's $5bn northern Australia infrastructure facility and repurpose it for tourism projects in the north. The Labor leader planned to make the announcement on Tuesday as he again campaigns in ...

Are there any steps toward Moscow to relieve tourism?

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
News is coming from Antakya, which I had the opportunity to visit recently, from Bodrum and also from the important tourism destination of Cappadocia, actually from almost everywhere prominent in tourism, that five-star hotels are being closed down and ...

Rich Chinese millennials favour Japan, France for luxury tourism

Financial Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Chinese tourists spent more than $215bn on foreign travel in 2015 - 53 per cent more than the previous year - becoming the world's largest outbound tourist group, according to the International Tourism Organization. According to the report on ...
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Spain and Portugal Struggle to Keep Up With This Year's Tourism Influx

Skift - ‎10 hours ago‎
People sunbathe at the Barceloneta beach in Barcelona, Spain. Spain and Portugal are reaping an economic bonanza from tourism as terrorism fears driving customers away from other Mediterranean destinations. Manu Fernandez / Associated Press ...

Deals for tourism ads with Yahoo and Travel Channel

Kathimerini - ‎2 hours ago‎
The cooperation between the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Yahoo will include three-month campaigns for the United States, with 19.8 million ads (costing 122,301 euros), and the markets of the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, ...

If the provincial government improves the security situation, the province will surely generate more revenue

The Express Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
PESHAWAR: The tourism department of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), in collaboration with the environmental department, has announced a programme at tourist destinations under the theme “Camping Paradise”. According to the first stage of the programme, ...

Labor replies with $50m tourism infrastructure plan

The Mercury - ‎8 hours ago‎
A $50 million regional tourism infrastructure package will be the centrepiece of Labor's State Budget reply today. Labor tourism spokesman Scott Bacon said the investment would benefit locals as well as the growing number of visitors to all areas of ...

Tourism infrastructure is a drawcard

Courier Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
Specifically, the action plan that emerged at the end of the campaign, which was built around feedback from readers and industry experts, suggested there is enormous opportunity in capitalising more effectively on the fast- growing Chinese tourism market.

Tourism a bright spot in bleak fiscal times for Newfoundland and Labrador

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- Tourism is always vital for Newfoundland and Labrador but never more so than this year as a financial crisis rocks the province.
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'Honest government advert' is a parody Australian tourism advertisement

Daily Mail - ‎16 hours ago‎
A parody tourism advertisement has re-imagined the country's attractions and painted a bleak picture of Australia - but there's still mullet haircut-sporting, beer swigging blokes on beaches.

Miracle in Athens as Greek tourism numbers keep growing

The Guardian - ‎May 28, 2016‎
“It's a miracle, what's been happening in Athens,” Greece's tourism chief, Andreas Andreadis, told the Observer.

To develop tourism, let's build local before going global

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
The World Travel and Tourism Council estimates 3.8 million jobs could be created by the tourism industry in sub-Saharan Africa over the next 10 years.

Uganda turns to tapping East Africa's tourism market

New Vision - ‎14 hours ago‎
According to Lyazi Vivian, Principal Tourism Officer of Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, this prompted the cancellation of several touristic arrivals, especially from source markets like the UK and US.
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Australian election 2016: Bill Shorten targets Queensland seats with tourism plan – politics live

The Guardian - ‎43 minutes ago‎
... we won't be doing is opening up a new coalmine and killing theGreat Barrier Reef,” Di Natale said to applause from the Brisbane audience.

Tourism bosses expect busy season

Brechin Advertiser - ‎7 hours ago‎
And with so many major events taking place across the region, tourism businesses are gearing up to welcome visitors and locals alike.

Mohawk Chapel event kicks off tourism week

Brantford Expositor - ‎1 hour ago‎
Brantford, Brant County and Six Nations each will host events to help celebrate, according to a news release from the three tourism divisions. At the Mohawk Chapel on May 31, light refreshments will be served as people visit the national historic site ...
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