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May 23, 2019

Tourism

Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids

Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids

A bomb blast hit a tourist bus near Egypt's famed Giza pyramids on Sunday, wounding some of them, including South Africans, in the latest blow to the country's tourism industry.The roadside bomb went off as the bus was being driven in Giza, also causing inju

Thai bay made famous in 'The Beach' to be shut until 2021

Thai bay made famous in 'The Beach' to be shut until 2021

The closure of the glittering Thai bay made famous by the movie "The Beach" has been extended for another two years to allow a full recovery of its corals and wildlife, an official said Thursday, drawing a sharp rebuke from the tourism industry. Maya Bay, ri

Planes, toys and tourism: What is US-China trade made of?

Planes, toys and tourism: What is US-China trade made of?

The United States and China last year exchanged $737.1 billion in goods and services. Below is a breakdown on trade between the world's top two economies.Major marketsChina is the third-largest export market for US goods after Canada and Mexico. It is also th

Egypt's rebounding tourism threatens Red Sea corals

Egypt's rebounding tourism threatens Red Sea corals

In serene turquoise waters off Egypt's Red Sea coast, scuba divers ease among delicate pink jellyfish and admire coral -- yet a rebounding tourism sector threatens the fragile marine ecosystem.The Red Sea is a top scuba diving destination, but Egypt's touris

Nepal tourism minister among seven killed in chopper crash

Nepal tourism minister among seven killed in chopper crash

Nepal's tourism minister Rabindra Adhikari was among seven people killed Wednesday when a helicopter crashed in the country's hilly east, officials said.Rescue workers retrieved the bodies of Adhikari, 49, the pilot and five other passengers from a hillside

Violent street protests in Haiti hit tourism industry

Violent street protests in Haiti hit tourism industry

With flaming barricades and widespread looting, 10 days of street violence in Haiti have all but buried a tourism industry that managed to resurrect itself after a devastating earthquake in 2010.Ugly, violent footage beamed around the world has again sent the