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Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from key local industry players. Overlooking ... Read More

Segovia residents don’t want tourists taking selfies with “jovial” Satan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 16:33

Thousands of residents in the Spanish city of Segovia are protesting against a planned 1.7-meter sculpture of a selfie-taking Satan, because they say it makes the devil appear too friendly. ... Read More

India hotel chain: Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations claims invalid

editor editor- December 14, 2018 13:28

India’s hotel chain OYO believes claims made by the Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) are invalid. Read More

Australian agency hired to promote New Zealand tourism

editor editor- October 9, 2012 05:09

A contract for "the New Zealand Story" - the Government's campaign to promote the country internationally - has been given to a mostly Australian design agency. Read More

Raise amid layoffs puts Puerto Rico’s tourism chief in hot seat

editor editor- November 25, 2009 04:47

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rican lawmakers are demanding the island's tourism director resign over a $36,000 raise even as the government has laid off thousands. Read More

Gay tourism ad causes uproar in S. Carolina

editor editor- July 15, 2008 04:29

A state employee has resigned and officials have disavowed an international advertising campaign that led to calls for an investigation of tourism posters proclaiming “South Carolina is so gay.” Read More