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  • Chinese police Shu Jian, first right, and Sa Yiming, second right, together with two Italian police, patrol outside the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, May 2, 2016.

    Chinese police are patrolling Italy to protect mainland tourists as part of a groundbreaking program, the South China Morning Post reports.

  • Unawatuna Beach is one of Sri Lanka's premier beach resort towns, positioned just 4 km out of Galle.

    Sri Lanka would have been the world's top tourist destination, if not for the decades lost to the country's civil war, says investor Roman Scott.

  • FRANKFURT, May 3- Pressure on ticket prices, tourist caution after attacks on European cities and cargo weakness prompted Lufthansa to cut growth plans for the year, weighing on its shares. British Airways owner IAG last week said it will offer fewer flights than initially planned this summer because people are flying less after the Brussels attacks.

  • Asia's economies may have been dragged by a slowdown in China, but they'll still power most of the world's growth, the IMF said Tuesday.

  • Carnival CEO arrives in Cuba

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs speaks to Carnival Corp. CEO Arnold Donald, as his company becomes the first U.S. cruise ship to dock in Cuba for the first time since 1959.

  • Carnival cruise ship arrives in Cuba

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports the first U.S. cruise ship is preparing to dock in Cuba for the first time since 1959.

  • Iran economy looking to tourism, trade

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Iran about the country's push to diversify its economy away oil and towards tourism and exports.

  • War of words mount between US and Iran

    Tension is building between the U.S. and Iran over the U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow the seizure of $2 billion in Iranian assets, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • CNBC examines the growth potential of the tourism and hospitality industry in Sri Lanka, which hosted 1.8 million tourists in 2015.

  • China's HNA to acquire Radisson hotel chain owner

    A unit of China's HNA Group agrees to buy Carlson Hotels for an undisclosed amount.

  • Anadolu Holding, which has interests in banking, retail and brewing, plans to venture into real estate with two developments in Istanbul this year, while Aksoy Holding, an energy-to-tourism conglomerate, is building a luxury residential complex on the Aegean coast and plans another project in Istanbul. Construction lies close to heart of President Tayyip...

  • BEIJING, April 27- China's trade deficit in services widened to $21.0 billion in March from February's $16.0 billion, the foreign exchange regulator said on Wednesday. March's gap was largely led by a $19.1 billion gulf in spending between Chinese who spent more abroad than foreign tourists did in China, data from the State Administration of Foreign Exchange...

  • 1-on1 with Ajit Gunewardene

    Ajit Gunewardene, deputy chairman of John Keells Holdings, says tourists from India and China into Sri Lanka have been a boon for the island's economy.

  • Can Saudi be oil-free?

    Helima Croft, CNBC Contributor and Managing Director of Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets, and Jean-Francois Seznec, Atlantic Council Senior Fellow and Georgetown University professor, discuss Saudi Arabia's economic reform plans to diversify away from oil.

  • We have global ambitions: Norwegian CEO

    Bjorn Kjos, CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle, talks about the airline industry and says his company is not competing with low-cost Ryanair and EasyJet.

  • CNBC takes a look at the top European cities for a great party.

  • ARTEMISA, Cuba, April 14- In Cuban farm country- between sugar cane, vegetable patches and overgrown fallow land a world away from Havana's tourist-filled streets- producers are seething at what they say is the government's backsliding on promised market reforms to make their lives better. "It is still agony to farm," said 36- year-old Martin, whose attempts to grow...

  • LONDON, April 14- British luxury fashion brand Burberry said tough conditions would hit profit in the year ahead after a drop in tourist spending in continental Europe and weak demand in Hong Kong depressed sales in recent months. Sales to traveling luxury goods customers, particularly from China, fell in Europe, while comparable sales in Hong Kong declined by...

  • Squawk C-Suite: Hong Kong Tourism Sector

    Tourists now want personal relationships with locals when travelling, says The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels CEO, Clement Kwok.

  • Squawk C-Suite: Hong Kong Tourism Sector

    International events like Art Basel and Hong Kong Sevens are tourist attractions the city needs, says The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels CEO Clement Kwok.