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Argentina: British tourist killed in mugging attempt

Argentina: British tourist killed in mugging attempt

Assailants have shot two British tourists while trying to rob them in Argentina‘s capital, killing one and seriously injuring the other. The attack occurred as the tourists approached a luxury hotel in the Puerto Madero area of Buenos Aires, the Argentine news agency Telam said. Argentine officials said in a ...

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Operators seek more domestic measures

Operators seek more domestic measures

Local visitors browsed domestic tour packages at the 50th Thai Tiew Thai fair this year. Somchai Poomlard Tourism operators are calling for more effective measures from the government to help reinvigorate the slumping domestic tourism sector next year. Phuriwat Limthavornrat, president of the Association of Domestic Travel, said the government ...

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Kerala Tourism to woo more domestic tourists

Buoyed by the ‘successful’ debut season of the Champions Boat League (CBL), Kerala Tourism is planning to organise partnership meets and take part in trade fairs in Tier I and II cities from January to increase domestic footfalls. As part of the Phase I marketing strategy worked out in 2019-20 ...

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World’s Biggest Conference on Wine Tourism

World's Biggest Conference on Wine Tourism

An interview with Andrea Dall’Olio, Lead Financial Sector Economist at the World Bank, about Tajikistan’s tourism potential and what the country can do to respond to increasing international tourist demand. What kind of tourist comes to Tajikistan? And what makes Tajikistan an attractive destination for tourists? Tajikistan has both natural ...

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Plan to extend visa waiver entries raises immigration worries

Plan to extend visa waiver entries raises immigration worries

By Lee Suh-yoon The government’s plan to extend visa waiver policies to tourists from Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia is raising concerns about a possible influx of undocumented immigrants. The plan ― extending the five-day mainland visa waiver to group tourists from the three Southeast Asian countries whose final destination ...

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Volcano disaster puts spotlight on New Zealand adventure tourism

Volcano disaster puts spotlight on New Zealand adventure tourism

WELLINGTON: Adventure tourism is a key part of New Zealand‘s international appeal but the White Island volcano eruption is a tragic reminder that such activities carry genuine risk that must be better explained to travellers, experts say. The South Pacific nation offers a wealth of adrenaline-fuelled pursuits, from heli-skiiing on ...

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