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  • JOHANNESBURG, Aug 22- Hotel and gaming group Sun International became the latest South African business to pull out of Nigeria because of weak economic growth and clashes with regulators in the west African country. In January Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission launched a probe into Sun International's initial investment in the Tourist...

  • SARAJEVO, Aug 21- Abdulah Al Sanousi enjoys the breeze in the lush resort outside Sarajevo where his family bought a flat to escape the summer heat at home in Kuwait, one of thousands of new Gulf buyers whose investment has polarized local opinion. They discovered mountainous Bosnia, where half the population is Muslim, after the Arab Spring which destabilised...

  • SARAJEVO, Aug 21- Abdulah Al Sanousi enjoys the breeze in the lush resort outside Sarajevo where his family bought a flat to escape the summer heat at home in Kuwait, one of thousands of new Gulf buyers whose investment has polarized local opinion. They discovered mountainous Bosnia, where half the population is Muslim, after the Arab Spring which destabilized...

  • Ctrip PKG

    Ctrip Chairman and CEO James Liang talks about Beijing's push to promote tourism and how it benefits China's tourist-related sectors and spending.

  • *China trying to steer economy towards domestic consumption. YULIN, China, Aug 22- At the section of the Great Wall of China that runs through Yulin, tour guide Gao Jing says she tried to learn English in expectation of the increased number of overseas visitors the city planned to attract as part of its economic transformation. But the international tourists...

  • SARAJEVO, Aug 21- Abdulah Al Sanousi enjoys the breeze in the lush resort outside Sarajevo where his family bought a flat to escape the summer heat at home in Kuwait, one of thousands of new Gulf buyers whose investment has polarized local opinion. They discovered mountainous Bosnia, where half the population is Muslim, after the Arab Spring which destabilised...

  • SARAJEVO, Aug 21- Abdulah Al Sanousi enjoys the breeze in the lush resort outside Sarajevo where his family bought a flat to escape the summer heat at home in Kuwait, one of thousands of new Gulf buyers whose investment has polarized local opinion. They discovered mountainous Bosnia, where half the population is Muslim, after the Arab Spring which destabilized...

  • MIAMI/ CHICAGO, Aug 19- Federal health officials on Friday warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination. The new warnings represent a challenge to Florida's multibillion dollar tourism industry, with Miami Beach accounting for nearly half...

  • MIAMI/ CHICAGO, Aug 19- Federal health officials on Friday warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination. The new warnings represent a challenge to Florida's multibillion dollar tourism industry, with Miami Beach accounting for nearly half...

  • MIAMI/ CHICAGO, Aug 19- Federal health officials on Friday warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination. The new warnings represent a challenge to Florida's multibillion dollar tourism industry, with Miami Beach accounting for nearly half...

  • Director of the CDC, Dr. Tom Frieden, (L) listens as Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media about the outbreak of the Zika virus during a visit to Miami-Dade County Emergency Management center on August 4, 2016 in Doral, Florida.

    Florida officials said on Friday they have identified a new area of Zika virus transmission through local mosquitoes in a small area in Miami Beach.

  • Carlos Varas, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a Golden Eagle blower to spray pesticide to kill mosquitos in the Wynwood neighborhood as the county fights to control the Zika virus outbreak on August 2, 2016 in Miami, Florida.

    Florida health officials have found evidence of likely local Zika transmission in Miami Beach, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations.

  • Aug 18- Florida health officials have found evidence of local Zika virus transmission in Miami Beach, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, opening a new front in the fight against the mosquito-borne virus, according to a source familiar with the investigation. Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine told a press conference late on Thursday that state...

  • Aug 18- Florida health officials have found evidence of local Zika virus transmission in Miami Beach, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, opening a new front in the fight against the mosquito-borne virus, according to a source familiar with the investigation. City officials in Miami Beach were not available to comment. The prospect of the...

  • Aug 18- Florida health officials have found evidence of likely local Zika transmission in Miami Beach, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, opening a new front in the fight against the mosquito-borne virus, media reports said on Thursday. Florida's Department of Health would not confirm reports that Zika had spread to Miami Beach after being...

  • Are Zika fears overblown?

    Clarisa Jimenez, P.R. Hotel & Tourism Association, provides perspective to the battle to fight Zika in Puerto Rico. And CNBC's Meg Tirrell weighs in on why it's important to take precautions against the virus.

  • Corporations don't want to buy airplanes anymore: VistaJet founder

    Thomas Flohr, founder and chairman at VistaJet, talks about the business potential for his private jet hire company.

  • Hopes for a joint venture in China: AirAsia

    AirAsia is looking to expand the business in China. Its CEO, Tony Fernandes talks about the markets it’s involved in, and the company’s plans going forward.

  • AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes speaks at a press conference in Sydney on March 12, 2015.

    Low-cost carrier AirAsia Group's chief Tony Fernandes said he would love to have joint venture in China although talks are still in early stages.

  • Sepang Expansion

    Sepang International Circuit would like to position itself as an all-rounded tourism destination, says CEO Razlan Razali.