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Maldives tourism thrives despite political crackdown – Times of India

COLOMBO: Foreigners are flocking to the Maldives in ever-greater numbers despite an outcry abroad over the strongman president’s crackdown on political dissent and the locking up of opponents, official figures showed. The number of tourists visiting the white-sanded Indian Ocean archipelago soared 10 per cent year-on-year to 726,515 in the ...

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To the big four and beyond in Myanmar

To the big four and beyond in Myanmar

While the four ‘must-visit’ destinations in Myanmar remain sought after, attractions are emerging off the beaten path and promising to sustain tourist interest. Mountains, caves and pagodas make Hpa-An, the capital of Kayin State, a scenic destination for trekking Myanmar’s diversity of attractions is promising to sustain tourism interest and ...

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Six Indonesian destinations featured in Asian Games images

Six Indonesian destinations featured in Asian Games images

Six popular destinations from different parts of the country are featured on images to promote Indonesian tourism during the 2018 Asian Games. As reported by kompas.com, the images, which are intended for billboards, also feature models adorned in traditional attire from countries participating in the Games.  “The initial idea was to ...

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Maldives tourism thrives amidst political crackdown

Maldives tourism thrives amidst political crackdown

Foreigners are flocking to the Maldives in ever-greater numbers despite an outcry abroad over the strongman president’s crackdown on political dissent and the locking up of opponents, official figures showed. The number of tourists visiting the white-sanded Indian Ocean archipelago soared 10 percent year-on-year to 726,515 in the first half ...

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Tourism stampede has become a growing global problem

Tourism stampede has become a growing global problem

The summer holidays are in full swing in Europe – and protests against over-tourism have begun (yet again) in a number of popular cities. Over-tourism is not a new problem. Barcelona, in particular, is at the center of these mounting concerns about the rapid growth of tourism in cities, especially ...

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12 tribal paintings link land, history and hopeful future

12 tribal paintings link land, history and hopeful future

Brilliant blue lapis lazuli crushed to a fine resin fills the bottom of a paper cup in the Jerusalem studio of Beverly Barkat alongside shells, stones, semi-precious gems, soil and sand collected across Israel for her upcoming solo exhibition, “After the Tribes,” at Rome’s Museo Boncompagni Ludovisi. These native materials ...

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