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Articles tagged “tourism”

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Hilton Hotels announces that it’s headed to Bangladesh for the first time

Bangladesh has had some success in leveraging natural resources to improve tourism -- one of the least developed sectors in the country -- as both Hilton and Starwood are opening hotels prior to 2016.

Hilton Hotels announces that it’s headed to Bangladesh for the first time

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China and Hong Kong reeling under huge wave of local tourists

This is the start of the Chinese tourist invasion, at some point some countries may have to start developing tourism/visa quotas for mainland visitors.

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What happens to a destination when there are just too many tourists?

There's an ethical challenge for consumers. Do you go to a place that's been radically transformed by tourism like Everest, Venice, or Angkor Wat? Or do you embrace something new?

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Thailand’s tourism council has high hopes for foreign tourism this season

Domestic travel will be slow due to flood concerns, but that won’t stop foreigners who a.) Don’t know to expect heavy rains and b.) Mostly visit big cities like Phuket and Bangkok where it’s not an issue.

Thailand’s tourism council has high hopes for foreign tourism this season

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Uganda has the fastest growing tourism industry in Africa

Kenya’s secretary of tourism attributed an influx of tourists from Asia combined with a relatively stable safety record for fueling the 25 percent growth of the tourism sector in Uganda.

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Tourism highlighting ancient Rwandan traditions benefits locals and foreigners

The success of the locally run program not only preserves Rwandan culture and educates foreigners, but brings economic stability and jobs for the communities involved.

Tourism highlighting ancient Rwandan traditions benefits locals and foreigners

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Nevermind the middle east unrest, Lebanon campaigns to put its wine on the map

Considering its history of being dragged into the battles that others want to wage, Lebanon's success in maintaining stability throughout regional uprisings is inspiring, as is its continued attempts to reach a diverse range of visitors and businesses.

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Italian critic: Crush of “drunken tourists” to Sistine Chapel needs to be restricted

If the Vatican itself says it won't happen, then it won't. But it probably needs better management of crowds.

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The 9/11 tourism boom is a huge headache for locals in lower Manhattan

Tourism in lower Manhattan has steadily grown since the terrorist attacks, but along with the welcomed economic influx comes the burden of crowded streets and a lack of facilities.

The 9/11 tourism boom is a huge headache for locals in lower Manhattan

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Tourist boats are no longer allowed to stop in UNESCO World Heritage Site Ha Long Bay

This move is positioned as an attempt to protect tourists from agressive vendors, but it's just as much an effort to protect a unique fishing village from the dangers of tourism.