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  • Demand for fuel efficient airplanes continues: Air Lease CEO

    Air Lease CEO John Plueger says that a growing middle class in Asia is driving air travel demand.

  • In this aerial view blocks of the Prora building complex stretch along the beach on Ruegen Island on June 15, 2017 in Binz, Germany.

    Prora was originally commissioned by Adolf Hitler as a massive beach holiday resort complex for German workers.

  • NEW YORK, June 16- U.S. President Donald Trump's rollback on his predecessor's liberalization of travel to Cuba will all but eliminate a burgeoning market for independent tourism, forcing would-be visitors into organized trips, experts said. Now, under directives announced by Trump on Friday, independent travel to Cuba from the United States will once again be...

  • Robert 'Bob' Iger, chief executive officer of Walt Disney Co., greets government officials during the opening ceremony of the Shanghai Disney Resort in Shanghai, China, on Thursday, June 16, 2016.

    With 11 million visitors its first year, Disneyland Shanghai is on pace to be the most profitable Disney park globally.

  • HAVANA, June 16- 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...

  • Tourism, economy are improving: Egypt FinMin

    Amr El-Garhy, Egypt's minister of finance, weighs in on the return of tourism to his country and the IMF's lending program.

  • POLICY, TRUMP TO TIGHTEN TRAVEL RULES TO PREVENT AMERICANS GOING TO CUBA STRICTLY AS TOURISTS- SENIOR WHITE HOUSE OFFICIAL.

  • AIM OF NEW POLICY IS TO DEPRIVE CUBAN GOVERNMENT AND MILITARY OF TOURIST DOLLARS, AND FORCE REFORMS ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY- SENIOR WHITE HOUSE OFFICIAL.

  • 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...

  • 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...