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Minister: German tourists afraid to come to Greece

German tourists are "afraid" to come to Greece due to widespread anger at EU-mandated austerity cuts that have left the country in a deep recession, the Greek culture minister said on Monday.

Fiji tourism welcomes new tax system

The Fiji Islands Hotel and Tourism Association (FIHTA) has hailed government's move to change the hotel turnover tax (HTT) to a service turnover tax (STT).

Caribbean welcomes Air Passenger Duty increase freeze

The Caribbean Tourism Organization has hailed plans to iron out anomalies in Air Passenger Duty distance bands as a “small but important victory” for the region.

Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority wishing warm welcome to delegations flying in...

The Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) has joined the national bandwagon eager to make the 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria" a success by taking its position as the first co

Welcome Carnival Arch being erected on freeway from Seychelles Airport to...

Allied Builders and the Lion's Club of Seychelles will welcome everyone heading to Victoria for the 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria." The design was approved last week by the Touri

Japan tourists welcomed with bra

TOKYO — A truly intimate welcome for visitors – a "Welcome to Japan" bra, complete with greetings in three different languages, has been unveiled by Triumph lingerie maker

Taiwan welcomes Chinese tourism boom but not so much Chinese tourists

The tour guide stood in Taiwan's National Palace Museum lobby, waving a tattered green pennant.

Grand Canyon tribe welcomes back tourists

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— Arizona's Havasupai Tribe is welcoming back tourists after months spent repairing trails and clearing debris from a flood that swept through their reservation last summer.

Southwest Airlines: Pets are welcome

If having all the comforts of home when you’re away this summer means having your cat with you, then Southwest Airlines has good news for you.

Mojitos, salsa greet Cuba’s 2 millionth tourist

HAVANA — Cuba welcomed its 2 millionth tourist of 2008 on Friday with a salsa band, strong mojitos and word that the island expects to set a record this year for foreign visitors despite three hurri

Top US astronaut welcomes space tourism

TOKYO — The commander of the latest US shuttle mission Tuesday welcomed the advent of space tourism, predicting that such travel is on the brink of the massive growth seen a century ago with airplan