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French-owned Reunion Island targets high-end Indian tourists

Although much closer to Africa than India, the small island is hoping to attract wealthy Indian travelers to improve its tourism revenues and has started by hosting major road shows in Indian cities.

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Australia thinks Chinese foodies will double country’s tourism income by 2020

Tourism Australia is fretting over not having enough wait staff to handle the influx of Chinese travelers predicted to visit Australia, but it seems like a premature worry for a sector with gradual growth.

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Philippines create contest to boost cultural and historic awareness

The Department of Tourism's contest calls for custom tour itineraries and posters in hopes that citizens will be inspired to travel domestically and visit the historic sites.

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It now takes more than a bit of work to find rest and relaxation in Bali

With it's combination of idyllic location, pop-culture phenomenon, budget airline destination, and local and regional political conflicts, Bali tells the story of modern tourism in miniature.

It now takes more than a bit of work to find rest and relaxation in Bali

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Despite crisis, Cyprus’ Greek half isn’t doing so bad this summer

Like its uneasy neighbor Turkey, Cyprus is benefiting from an excellent location and unease and violence in the rest of the region and taking the lions' share of summer visitors.

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Strength in numbers: Thai tour agencies form alliances to reduce risks and costs

A competitive tourism market has been saturated by cheaply built companies who have learned to cut operating costs with joint online marketing and by promoting partners' packages, but have often left the consumer out of the equation.

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Times Square then Empire State Building: NYC still safe despite violence at landmarks

The real mystery to other major cities in the U.S.: How does NYC manage to keep its crime so low?

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SkiftStats: Good U.S. economic news as travel from China, Mexico, and others increase

Some good news amidst the economic gloom in U.S.: the weak dollar means inbound travel will be on the up for the rest of the year.

SkiftStats: Good U.S. economic news as travel from China, Mexico, and others increase

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Hawaii is optimistic as it projects tourism momentum will turn a good 2012 into a better 2013

After recent cutbacks in flights, seat capacity is increasing and there's even hope that a low-cost carrier such as Southwest will take a serious glance at the islands.

Hawaii is optimistic as it projects tourism momentum will turn a good 2012 into a better 2013

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Popular people-to-people tourism programs in Cuba backlogged by U.S. government

The strict educational tours are the only way for citizens to experience local Cuban culture, but operators are facing delays for licenses renewals sparking curiosity as to whether the U.S. is phasing out the short-lived exchange.