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Weak Hong Kong dollar boosts tourist numbers

The weaker Hong Kong dollar encouraged more visitors from the mainland and other Asian markets last year, Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei- chun said yesterday.

Weak dollar not enough to tempt tourists

Qantas has warned that foreign tourists fearful of the global economic slowdown have yet to be tempted to take advantage of the weak Australian dollar and visit the country.

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Weak dollar driving US travelers to Canada and Mexico, study shows

A survey conducted by credit card giant Visa has found that the dollar’s decline hasn’t dampened enthusiasm for travel abroad among large numbers of Americans – but it has shortened the distance

Who’s gaining from a weak dollar?

Overseas tourists have yet to return to the United States at pre-9/11 levels, but those who do visit the country are spending like never before.

Life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness? Nah, just cheap shopping.

The weak dollar is luring overseas shoppers to the U.S., and the number of visitors to this country from foreign countries is the highest since 2001.

Israel Tourism Ministry warns of currency crisis

(jpost.com) - The governor of the Bank of Israel will have no choice but to reduce the interest rate if he wants to prevent the dollar from weakening further, Tourism Ministry Director-General Shaul Tzemach said Wednesday.The ministry head spoke during the 14th International Mediterranean Tourism Market convention (IMTM), currently underway at the Tel Aviv Exhibition Grounds.

How to travel well on a weak dollar

Nashville, Tenn.-based Tim Leffel, author of Make Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune, skipped London and Lisbon this summer, and instead, took his wife and daughter on a two-week trip to Guatemala. There, they stayed in a "gorgeous" hotel which featured a panoramic view of a volcanic lake for $60 a night.