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Jamaica’s tourist arrivals decline

Janaican government on Wednesday admitted that there has been a decline in visitor arrivals since last month, and attributed this to the passage of Hurricane Sandy which affected sections of the Unite

Chinese tourists outnumber US visitors in New Zealand

It is the year of the dragon for Chinese tourists coming to New Zealand with numbers up almost 40 percent in the year to September.

Number of US tourists to Central America growing

The latest numbers from the US government’s Office of Travel and Tourism Industry (OTTI) show that overseas travel by Americans is growing in in all of the eight regions it has identified, with Cent

NTDC promises unprecedented boom in tourists traffic from USA

The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation has assured that Nigeria would soon experience unprecedented boom in tourists traffic from the United States of America following reports that more than 70

Egyptian Bedouin release kidnapped American tourists

Two American tourists who were being held hostage by an Egyptian Bedouin have reportedly been released.

Bedouin tribesmen kidnap two American tourists in Sinai

CAIRO, Egypt - Bedouin tribesmen, seeking the release of an imprisoned kinsman, kidnapped two U.S. tourists in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday, security sources said.

Israeli security uses Gestapo techniques to harass US tourists

US citizens say that they were detained and harassed by Israeli Shin Bet security upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport.

Abu Dhabi tourism opens dedicated promotion office in New York

NEW YORK — In a bid to attract tourists from the United States, the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority opened a dedicated promotion office in New York City.

US international travel for February year-to-date 2012 up six percent

February Year-to-Date (2012/2011) Comparisons U.S. travel to overseas markets(1) markets reached 3.8 million, up 13 percent in the first two months. Regional results were:

8 towns to visit on next Caribbean trip

Life's not always a beach.

Tourism seminar for US marketing held in Tanzania

The President of North America's National Tour Association (NTA) Lisa Simon is visiting Tanzania to share views with tour operators and other tourist business stakeholders on best approaches to penetr

Western tourists in Bangkok warned of possible terror attacks

British tourists were warned today to beware of possible attacks targeting westerners in Thailand after police thwarted a terror plot in Bangkok.

US tourist hurt in New Zealand road rage attack

A road rage attack on an American cyclist in Wellington has been condemned as an embarrassment to New Zealand.

Tanzanian seminar to explore US tourism markets

TANZANIA (eTN) - Looking for best approaches to attract more American tourists, Tanzania tourist stakeholders are set to meet next week at a travel seminar aimed at learning strategies for marketing t

US travel abroad declined in 2010

The overall U.S. outbound market totaled 60.3 million in 2010, down two percent compared to 2009.

Two US tourists abducted in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - About 14 heavily armed men believed to be Abu Sayyaf militants abducted two US tourists, a 50-year-old woman and her son, while they were visiting their relatives on an island

With euro sliding, US tourists may get a break at Oktoberfest...

Munich’s Oktoberfest will charge 2.5 percent more for beer this year on average, though U.S.

Tourism New Zealand hopes Next Top Model episode will attract US...

An episode of America's Next Top Model, shot in New Zealand, which screened in the US last night, is part of a push to attract more tourists from the United States, Tourism New Zealand says.

London, Rome and Paris are top international destinations for US travelers...

With US leisure and business travelers factoring in value and price for their travel plans at the start of 2010, London and European favorites -- Rome and Paris lead hotel price comparison site Hotels

US tourists trampled to death by elephant in Kenya

An American tourist and her one-year-old child have been trampled to death by an elephant in Kenya, officials say.

“Come back to Ireland” campaign to blitz US

An Irish tourism campaign will blitz U.S. television networks, newspapers and websites with ads to bring Americans back to Ireland.

India tightens rules for US tourists with long-term visas

In an apparent response to the David Headley episode, the Indian Government has, for the first time, imposed certain restrictions on American citizens visiting the country.

Tourism NZ banks on celebrity appeal to lure US tourists

Tourism New Zealand chief executive George Hickton says the tourism marketing spend in the North American market will be more than doubled to about $10 million.

Castro: Cuba’s swine flu ‘from US tourists’

Cuba's former leader, Fidel Castro, has blamed the growth in swine flu on an increase in US visitors to the island.

Clinton urges Iranians to locate US tourists

The US secretary of state has appealed to Iran for information on three Americans arrested after apparently straying across the Iraqi border.

US tourists likely to stay home due to passport rule

Tourist-related businesses expect a quieter summer, especially along the Canada-U.S. border with the new passport rule.

Swine flu arrives in Turkey: 6 tourists in quarantine

A US tourist arriving in Turkey with the Dutch KLM airlines has been identified as having swine flu. His mother has also been diagnosed as carrying the H1N1 virus.

Tourists return chip of Colosseum

Two US tourists who chipped off a piece of the Colosseum in Rome 25 years ago have returned it - along with an apology for taking it.

Tourists have to try to combat the ‘ugly American’

When travel author Beth Whitman was in Vietnam, she witnessed a group of young American male travelers rough-housing in the streets outside of the Rex Hotel.

The Cuban tourism industry might welcome US visitors, but some Canadians...

Canadians aren't exactly tossing back celebratory mojitos at the prospect of Americans soon being able to travel freely to Cuba, an island many Canucks covet as their own.