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The Kenyan tourism sector is at crossroads yet again following insecurity incidents at the Kenyan coast long regarded as the country's bastion of tourism activities.
Visit Britain, the UK's tourism authority, has pulled a video promoting Britain with the tag line "You're Invited" from adverts running alongside BBC iPlayer programmes overseas.
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged restraint after deadly riots and violent clashes between Tunisian security forces and protesters reportedly claimed at least 14 lives in recent days.
SYDNEY - Riot followed the stabbing death of a local man in an Aboriginal settlement prompted warnings for tourists in Australia's Outback.
ATHENS, Greece – Rioting over harsh austerity measures left three people dead in a torched Athens bank and clouds of tear gas drifting past parliament, in an outburst of anger that underlined the lo
Ninety-one Taiwanese tourists currently in western China's Xinjiang province were safe after riots erupted in the capital city of Urumqi Sunday night and reportedly left 140 people dead and 828 others
BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe — Tourists trapped by violent protests on this French Caribbean island began leaving Thursday after a third night of mayhem when rioters fired at police, stormed a city hall,
MILOT, Haiti - The tour guides were waiting with bony, undersized horses to carry travelers to Haiti's historic Citadelle Laferriere, one of the most impressive mountaintop fortresses in the world. The tourism minister was waiting, bound proposals in hand, for an international donors conference to secure money to turn the impoverished country into the Caribbean's next vacation hotspot.
XIAHE, China - Labrang, a Tibetan Buddhist monastery famed for its sacred scriptures and paintings, was nearly deserted over the May Day holiday. A few pilgrims in traditional robes turned prayer wheels. Several young monks kicked a soccer ball on a dirt field.
BEIJING - Tibet's fast-growing tourist industry will suffer a temporary setback from last week's Lhasa riot as authorities struggle to rehabilitate damaged infrastructure, an official said Wednesday. China imposed a ban on tour groups last week and has not said when they would again be permitted, according to travel agents.
Rampaging Tibetan youths stoned and beat Chinese people in the Tibetan capital and set ablaze stores but now calm has returned after a military clampdown, say tourists emerging from the Himalayan region. "It was an explosion of anger against the Chinese and Muslims by the Tibetans,'' 19-year-old Canadian John Kenwood said, describing an orgy of violence that swept the ancient city of Lhasa.
LHASA, March 18 (Xinhua) -- Taxi driver Shen Lianhe found the only business on the first day back at work after the Lhasa unrest was to take tourists to the railway station. "They were leaving Tibet," said Shen. "The chaos begins just about the time when tourism starts to revive after the off-season, and now everyone's gone and I don't know when they are coming back."