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  • LONDON, Jan 19- North American tourists flocked into Britain to take advantage of the weak pound after last year's Brexit vote, but spending by European tourists- far greater in number- slipped compared with a year earlier. Taken as a whole, Thursday's official data suggested there was little immediate boost from the weak pound to Britain's tourism industry...

  • BEIRUT, Jan 19- After years of political deadlock, Lebanon finally has a new government. Battered by war in neighbouring Syria, neglected by wrangling politicians and caught in rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran, the pillars of the economy- remittances from overseas workers, tourism and real estate- are not what they were. Long-term, Lebanon is searching for new...

  • BEIRUT, Jan 19- After years of political deadlock, Lebanon finally has a new government. Battered by war in neighbouring Syria, neglected by wrangling politicians and caught in rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran, the pillars of the economy- remittances from overseas workers, tourism and real estate- are not what they were. Long-term, Lebanon is searching for new...

  • BEIRUT, Jan 19- After years of political deadlock, Lebanon finally has a new government. Battered by war in neighboring Syria, neglected by wrangling politicians and caught in rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran, the pillars of the economy- remittances from overseas workers, tourism and real estate- are not what they were. Long-term, Lebanon is searching for new...

  • BEIRUT, Jan 19- After years of political deadlock, Lebanon finally has a new government. Battered by war in neighboring Syria, neglected by wrangling politicians and caught in rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran, the pillars of the economy- remittances from overseas workers, tourism and real estate- are not what they were. Long-term, Lebanon is searching for new...

  • BOSTON/ BEIJING, Jan 18- The hedge fund investment firm founded by Anthony Scaramucci said it will sell a majority of itself to RON Transatlantic EG and an arm of Chinese aviation and tourism conglomerate HNA Group, four days after Scaramucci took a position in President-elect Donald Trump's administration. For HNA Group, which announced about $20 billion of...

  • Border Force check the passports of passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport on May 28, 2014 in London, England.

    Global mobility to travel without visas increased from last year but it might not last long.

  • A chatbot could plan your next vacation

    Josh Ziegler, CEO of Zumata, discusses how artificial intelligence can be used to help travelers make better decisions.

  • MADRID— Officials in Spain say the number of tourists visiting the country has soared by 10 percent in 2016, setting a record figure for the fourth consecutive year as economic concerns and terrorism fears continued to lure visitors away from rival Mediterranean destinations. Energy and Tourism Minister Alvaro Nadal said Thursday that 75.3 million...

  • Tigerair Australia said it cancelled flights to Indonesia's Denpasar Bali airport on Wednesday, citing new requirements from Indonesia.

  • Cruise company Royal Caribbean is looking for an intern willing to be paid to go on three cruises and upload photos onto Instagram.

  • DAR ES SALAAM, Jan 6- The number of tourists visiting Tanzania rose 10.4 percent in the 10 months to October compared with the same period last year, the finance and planning ministry said on Friday, despite higher prices for some attractions. Tourism is the main source of foreign currency in Tanzania, best known for its beaches, safaris and Mount Kilimanjaro.

  • 2016 is a year to forget for Turkey: UniCredit

    Lubomir Mitov, chief central and Eastern Europe economist at UniCredit, says the main problem for security in Turkey is its reliance on tourism.

  • Turning your lifestyle into a business

    Garrett and Jessica Gee of the The Bucket List Family talk about how their travels are making money for the family.

  • PARIS, Jan 3- Fear of Islamist attacks kept foreign tourists away from Paris and the Riviera last year, costing French hoteliers an estimated 650 million euros in lost revenue, the head of hotel research firm MKG told Reuters on Tuesday. More than 230 people have been killed in militant attacks in France over the past two years, including 86 during last year's July...

  • Biggest support for Turkey coming from Putin

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble details the reaction to a terrorist shooting on New Year's Eve at an Istanbul nightclub.

  • China set to invest big in tourism

    China says it will invest $290 billion in the sector between 2016 and 2020.

  • People browse jewelry at the 'Ivanka Trump Collection' shop at Trump Tower, December 8, 2016 in New York City.

    If Trump makes good on the promise of punishing overseas companies, he will take aim at his own brand, and his daughter’s as well. NYT reports.

  • BEIJING, Dec 27- China said it will boost investment in tourism, with plans to develop rustbelt regions and upgrade public toilets high on its to-do list as it looks to lift the sector's contribution to economic growth. Announcing a new plan for the sector, China said it aims to invest 2 trillion yuan in tourism between 2016 and 2020 which would translate to annual...

  • BEIJING, Dec 27- China said it will boost investment in tourism, with plans to develop rustbelt regions and upgrade public toilets high on its to-do list as it looks to lift the sector's contribution to economic growth. Announcing a new plan for the sector, China said it aims to invest 2 trillion yuan in tourism between 2016 and 2020 which would translate to annual...