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- Shetland among top European tourist spots, says Lonely Planet
Shetland - and its "spectacular" wildlife - is the only UK destination to feature in the Lonely Planet list of places to visit.
BBC News. Tuesday, 21 May 2019.
- Gov: Abortion ban shows Alabama values 'sanctity of life'
Alabama's governor says the state's new abortion ban she recently signed into law reflects how much state residents value the "sanctity of life," expects no protest fallout on tourism and business recruitment
ABC News. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory
The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading tourism destination. ...
Hsyndicate. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Good leadership and values key to staff satisfaction
Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new study. ...
Science Daily. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Great white sharks tracked off the Carolina coast
A group of migrating great white sharks are suddenly acting like tourists along the Carolina coast. But apparently there's nothing to fear. Meg Oliver explains.
CBS News. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Tourist bus bombed near Egypt's famed pyramids, injuries reported
Authorities said an improvised explosive devise detonated as the bus passed.
ABC News. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- Egypt explosion: Tourists on bus injured near Giza pyramids
At least 16 people are hurt near the Grand Egyptian Museum, South African tourists among them.
BBC News. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- Street art: Japanese manhole covers
Colorful designs adorn the lids to the sewers in towns across the country, inspiring flocks of fans, called "manholers," to engage in manhole tourism
CBS News. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Cuba bets on tourism as Trump restrictions take hold
VARADERO, Cuba (AP) - The battle for Cuba's economic future is being waged on its beaches. And at its all-inclusive resorts, dive sites and cobblestoned colonial plazas. ...
Washington Times. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Lawyer requests Moroccan state compensation for families of murdered Scandinavian women
A lawyer for the family of a Danish tourist who was found killed last year along with a Norwegian hiker, on Thursday asked the Moroccan state to guarantee compensation payments for the families of the Scandinavian victims.
Reuters. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Horwath HTL Industry Report: The 2019 Caribbean Resort Product
In this latest report, written by Agnes Pierre-Louis from Horwath HTL Miami, we look at how the Caribbean resort product is evolving to stay relevant in an increasingly global tourism ...
Hsyndicate. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Alabama legislative committee advances lottery bill
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A legislative committee has advanced legislation that seeks to start a state lottery in Alabama. The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee approval the bill Wednesday. ...
Washington Times. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- DART's daily beach bus service resumes next week
The busy summer tourism season begins in just over a week with Memorial Day, and DART is ramping up its related service.
NPR. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Tourist suffers horrific injuries after being dragged into hot air balloon fan
A mother-of-two is fighting for her life after being dragged into a large fan used to inflate a hot air balloon in Turkey. Tatiana Golden, 62, was about to have a romantic ride in the balloon in Cappadocia.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- Polish Sports Minister In Line To Become Next WADA President
Poland's sport and tourism minister is in line to become the next World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president after a vote left him the only candidate remaining on the ballot.
Radio Liberty. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
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