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Couple gets hookworm after sitting on Caribbean beach

Couple gets hookworm after sitting on Caribbean beach

One tourist couple visiting a Caribbean beach got some itchy visitors of their own.  According to a report by Live Science, the British couple visited the Caribbean island of Martinique during a Caribbean cruise and after sunbathing on a beach on the French island reportedly developed itchy rashes on their ...

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African safaris are the perfect unique vacations to take in 2018

African safaris are the perfect unique vacations to take in 2018

CLOSE Even The Terminator gets scared! Arnold Schwarzenegger s a video of his close encounter with an elephant during an African safari. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story. Buzz60 Dianne Newcomer(Photo: courtesy) In Swahili, the word safari means “long journey,” and I think it is a perfect way to describe ...

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Los Angeles sees 1.2 lakh Indian visitors in 2017

Los Angeles sees 1.2 lakh Indian visitors in 2017

Los Angeles welcomed 48.31 million visitors – international and domestic – in 2017, of which 121,000 travellers were from India. India is an important and rapidly growing market for LA tourism and Indian traveller trends and demands have inspired added efforts to tap the market potential, Los Angeles Tourism and ...

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How a rising tourism tide lifts all boats in Vietnam

How a rising tourism tide lifts all boats in Vietnam

As Vietnam prepares to welcome up to 17 million international tourists this year, a 30 per cent increase on last year’s record, even those in the nation’s most impoverished regions are ready to reap the benefits. Among them is Zu, a Black Hmong woman from the tiny village of Ta ...

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Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

The F.W. Woolworth’s lunch counter is seen at the International Civil Rights Center Museum in Greensboro, N.C. The site is among about 130 locations in 14 states being promoted as part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which organizers hope will boost tourism in the region. (AP Photo) The ...

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