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  • HAVANA, June 15- American tourists strolling the ample squares and narrow streets of colonial Havana may not know it, but from novelist Ernest Hemingway's famed Floridita bar to Sloppy Joe's eatery, they are probably patronizing businesses owned by Cuba's military. It is that lucrative line of business that President Donald Trump will target when he rolls out...

  • A woman wearing leggings with the US flag walks along a street in Havana on January 19, 2017.

    President Trump will tighten American travel rules to Cuba and will restrict U.S. companies from doing business with military-controlled Cuban businesses.

  • June 15- Marriott International Inc Chief Executive Arne Sorenson on Thursday urged the Trump administration to improve relations with post-Castro Cuba and recognize tourism as a strategic tool in the effort. President Donald Trump is expected to announce a new Cuba policy on Friday. The policy is likely to tighten some rules on travel and trade, and partly...

  • June 15- Marriott International Inc Chief Executive Arne Sorenson on Thursday urged the Trump administration to improve relations with post-Castro Cuba and recognize tourism as a strategic tool in the effort. President Donald Trump is expected to announce a new Cuba policy on Friday. Marriott, the world's biggest hotel operator, already has a hotel in Cuba,...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, June 15- The changing nature of attacks in Western cities has led insurers to offer new policies, from straightforward cover for business lost due to police cordons to more risky compensation for declines in tourism. The deaths of two hostages taken at a cafe in Sydney in Dec 2014 and attacks in Paris in Nov 2015 that killed 130 people were...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, June 15- The changing nature of attacks in Western cities has led insurers to offer new policies, from straightforward cover for business lost due to police cordons to more risky compensation for declines in tourism. The deaths of two hostages taken at a cafe in Sydney in Dec 2014 and attacks in Paris in Nov 2015 that killed 130 people were...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, June 15- The changing nature of attacks in Western cities has led insurers to offer new policies, from straightforward cover for business lost due to police cordons to more risky compensation for declines in tourism. The deaths of two hostages taken at a cafe in Sydney in Dec 2014 and attacks in Paris in Nov 2015 that killed 130 people were...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, June 15- The changing nature of attacks in Western cities has led insurers to offer new policies, from straightforward cover for business lost due to police cordons to more risky compensation for declines in tourism. The deaths of two hostages taken at a cafe in Sydney in Dec 2014 and attacks in Paris in Nov 2015 that killed 130 people were...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, June 15- The changing nature of attacks in Western cities has led insurers to offer new policies, from straightforward cover for business lost due to police cordons to more risky compensation for declines in tourism. The deaths of two hostages taken at a cafe in Sydney in Dec 2014 and attacks in Paris in Nov 2015 that killed 130 people were...

  • HAVANA, June 14- Edi Coba says he is not sure his new rooftop bar in the heart of Old Havana that buzzes at night with hip, tattooed young Americans will survive if U.S. President Donald Trump tightens restrictions on travel to Communist-run Cuba. Trump is expected to announce a new Cuba policy on Friday likely to tighten some rules on travel and trade, rolling back...

  • *Further deterioration after Manchester, London Bridge attacks. LONDON, June 13- Merlin Entertainments, operator of Madame Tussauds waxworks and other attractions, has seen a fall in demand from domestic tourists following recent attacks in London and Manchester and said on Tuesday foreign visitors could stay away in the coming months.

  • LONDON, June 13- Visitor attractions group Merlin Entertainments has seen a drop in demand from domestic tourists following recent attacks in Manchester and London and believes foreign visitors could stay away in the coming months, it said on Tuesday. The firm, which runs tourist attractions such as Madame Tussauds waxworks, Sea Life and The Dungeons, said that...

  • BEIJING, June 13- China and Panama will cooperate on trade, investment, maritime matters and tourism, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday, after the two countries established formal diplomatic ties. China also welcomed Panama to participate in the Beijing- led "Belt and Road" initiative, a statement from the Chinese foreign ministry cited Wang as...

  • *TUI says remains open to partnerships, joint ventures. *Etihad says Air Berlin leisure to remain independent. FRANKFURT/ ABU DHABI, June 8- Abu Dhabi- based Etihad Airways said on Thursday it had pulled out of talks with Europe's largest tour operator TUI Group to create a joint venture holiday airline.

  • *TUI says remains open to partnerships, joint ventures. FRANKFURT, June 8- Abu Dhabi- based Etihad Airways said on Thursday it had pulled out of talks with TUI Group, Europe's largest tour operator, aimed at creating a new joint venture holiday airline. After all, the aviation sector is characterized by overcapacity in Germany, "TUI's executive board member...

  • GABORONE, June 7- Botswana's largest tourism company, Wilderness Holdings, is the government's preferred bidder for national airline Air Botswana, which is being privatized, a transport ministry official said on Wednesday. Wilderness, which operates small aircraft under Wilderness Air, beat South Africa's CemAir at the last hurdle of the bidding process,...

  • Could Trump's travel ban tweets hit travel stocks?

    CNBC's Susan Li reports from the Hospitality Conference on President Trump's defense of his proposed travel ban via Twitter and how it could affect tourism and hospitality stocks.

  • MGM Resorts CEO on how Trump's travel ban affects tourism

    MGM Resorts Intentional CEO James Murren speaks to CNBC's Susan Li on how President Trump's travel ban proposal affects the tourism business.

  • *Merlin and easyJet fall after London attack. LONDON, June 5- British shares were on the back foot on Monday with a general election looming and some tourism-related shares dented after an attack in London on Saturday. Markets largely absorbed the geopolitical shocks of an attack in London over the weekend and an escalating diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia,...

  • *Merlin and Easyjet fall after London attack. LONDON, June 5- British shares were on the back foot on Monday with a general election looming and some tourism-related shares dented after an attack in London on Saturday, while investors cheered retailer Ocado's first international deal. A parliamentary election on Thursday was looking more uncertain as some...