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Thomas Cook to remove guests from Egypt hotel after suspicious deaths - 08/24/2018

Hurghada, Egypt - By Hagag Salama and Ramadan Al-Fatash, - British tour operator Thomas Cook said on Friday it would remove its customers from a hotel in an Egyptian resort town after a British...

55 injured in train accident in Egypt - 07/13/2018

Cairo -By Walid Zaki, – The number of people injured after a train derailed south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has risen to 55, the Health Ministry said on Friday.   Health Minister Hala...

Emirates to resume Tunisia flights after row over female travellers - 01/06/2018

TUNIS (dpa)- Flights by the Dubai-based Emirates Airlines will resume to and from Tunisia after the country lifted a ban it imposed two weeks ago amid a row over barring Tunisian women from...

Cable car above Rio favela becomes ride to nowhere - 04/12/2017

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, Sebastian Smith- A cable car built over one of Rio's most violent favelas as a symbol of hope stands idle today, a ride to nowhere in a city whose recent Olympic glory has...

Metro aims to break new ground in car-mad Qatar - 03/09/2017

Doha, Qatar | AFP | Qatar's metro, once completed, will run hundreds of kilometres across ultra-modern Doha, along the coast and into its expanding suburbs. But whether car-mad Qataris will actually...

Dubai opens canal in fresh boost for tourism, commerce - 11/10/2016

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES- Dubai inaugurated a new canal Wednesday after a three-year construction project costing $735 million, in a fresh boost for tourism and commerce in the booming Gulf city...

Tunisia calls on European countries to review travel warnings - 02/19/2016

TUNIS, TUNISIA- Tunisia has called on European governments to revise travel warnings for the country, highlighting its efforts to boost security after deadly jihadist attacks hit its vital tourism...

Tunisia loses third of tourism revenue over IS attacks - 01/29/2016

TUNIS, TUNISIA- Tunisia lost more than a third of its tourism revenues last year after attacks targeting the vital sector claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group, official figures showed...

Disney to open Shanghai theme park in June - 01/13/2016

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES- Disney's long-awaited theme park in China's commercial hub Shanghai, its first on the mainland, will open on June 16, the company announced Tuesday. The $5.5 billion...

Is Brussels a war zone? Call and find out - 01/10/2016

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM- Terror alerts and links to the Paris attacks have given Brussels unwelcome publicity in recent weeks, but tourist chiefs have come up with a solution: call locals direct and ask...
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