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More foreign tourists visit Maldives despite political turmoil

29 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Foreign tourists are flocking to the Maldives in ever-greater numbers despite an international outcry over the island nation's president's crackdown on political dissent and 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 first half of 2018, according to tourism ministry data released Wednesday.
The chief justice and another Supreme Court judge were then arrested along with Yameen's half-brother, a former strongman leader who ruled for 30 years until 2008. Elections...
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International tourists are now pouring in greater numbers in various holiday hotspots

International tourists are now pouring in greater numbers in various holiday hotspots

29 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

While finding a destination to go for holidays, we always look for the best options. There are many destinations - both popular and lesser-known ones, which are worth exploring this year. For example, Cape Verde Islands off the west coast of Africa, are finally coming to the forefront as an exotic vacation destination.
There are World Heritage Sites as well which are popular among visitors. Asia-Pacific in recent times is emerging as a sought after holiday option with a lot of exciting destinations to attract travelers. The Philippines, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea and Thailand...
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Welcome to Georgia

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Shanghai to host international tourism event from Sept. 15

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China province opens public canteen to help villagers focus on tourism

China province opens public canteen to help villagers focus on tourism

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From June onwards the villagers in Zhonghaoyu Village of Zibo, east China's Shandong Province opened a public canteen to facilitate the local villagers maintain time and focus... Read more ...

GNTO wins the Top Destination of the Year Award 2018

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Rural tourism in the US making improvements

Rural tourism in the US making improvements

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This year, direct flights to Mexico will have millions of new seats!

This year, direct flights to Mexico will have millions of new seats!

The Mexico Tourism Board or MTB declared that the global air connectivity of Mexico carries on with its growth trajectory with the addition of 1.5 million seats on direct... Read more ...

To enhance tourism, Mexico to connect with Maya area by train!

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A railroad that covers 1,500 kilometers across the significant archaeological centers of Mayan culture of Mexico and it will cost approximately $6.259 billion. This project of... Read more ...

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