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Thailand suspends salvage effort in tourist boat disaster that killed 46

Thailand suspends salvage effort in tourist boat disaster that killed 46

Thailand suspended efforts on Thursday to salvage a boat that capsized and sank off its resort island of Phuket, officials said, putting the death toll in its worst tourist-related disaster in years at 46.

Huge jump in tourist arrivals at Doha Port

Huge jump in tourist arrivals at Doha Port

The Doha Port served more than 66,000 tourists in the 2017-18 season, a 97% increase over the previous season.

Four killed, 85 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

Four killed, 85 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, some using their hands as they searched for about 85 people missing after a strong earthquake killed at least four...

Baby killed as car drives into crowd near Rio's Copacabana beach

Baby killed as car drives into crowd near Rio's Copacabana beach

The driver apparently lost control of the vehicle, police said. There were no indications of a terrorist attack, the Rio military police said on Twitter.

90-year old tourist killed in Zimbabwe crocodile attack

90-year old tourist killed in Zimbabwe crocodile attack

A 90-year-old tourist was killed and another tourist left on life support when crocodiles attacked them as they paddled an inflatable boat in Zimbabwe's Matopos National Park, a parks official said on Friday.

India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal

India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal

India is to restrict the number of daily visitors to the Taj Mahal in an attempt to preserve the iconic 17th-century monument to love, its biggest tourist attraction.

American tourist killed in Costa Rica shark attack

American tourist killed in Costa Rica shark attack

A 49-year-old US female tourist was killed by a tiger shark this week while diving off a Costa Rican island in the Pacific Ocean, the government and local media reported.

Barcelona steps up fight against illegal tourist rentals

Barcelona steps up fight against illegal tourist rentals

Barcelona plans to hire dozens of new inspectors to crack down on illegal holiday rentals, as the Spanish tourism hub seeks to enforce a licensing regime for people using sites such as Airbnb to let out their property.

Swedish ski cross skier Holmlund stable, remains in induced coma

Swedish ski cross skier Holmlund stable, remains in induced coma

Swedish freestyle ski cross racer Anna Holmlund is in a stable condition on Tuesday, a day after head surgery following a training fall in Italy.

IS claims deadly attack at Jordan tourist spot

IS claims deadly attack at Jordan tourist spot

The Islamic State jihadist group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for an attack at a popular tourist destination in Jordan that killed 10 people including policemen and a Canadian.

Fourth tourist dies on Great Barrier Reef in weeks

Fourth tourist dies on Great Barrier Reef in weeks

A 75-year-old Japanese tourist died snorkeling on Australia's Great Barrier Reef on Wednesday, the fourth tourist to die on the reef in the past few weeks, it was reported.

New measures to ease entry for cruise passengers

New measures to ease entry for cruise passengers

New measures have been put in place to provide cruise passengers arriving at Qatar's ports with a “seamless tourist experience,” Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) said.