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Ticket taxes, visa requirements ‘discourage’ global inbound tourism, business travel: IATA

Ticket taxes, visa requirements ‘discourage’ global inbound tourism, business travel: IATA

Ticket taxes and visa requirements “discourage” inbound tourism and business travel globally, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Qatar, Oman chambers review ties in tourism sector

Qatar, Oman chambers review ties in tourism sector

Qatar Chamber hosted on Monday a delegation representing the Tourism Committee at the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by its chairman, Ali bin Salim al-Hajari.

German tourist killed in Myanmar landmine blast

German tourist killed in Myanmar landmine blast

A German tourist was killed and an Argentine woman injured in a landmine explosion in Myanmar's eastern Shan state, local police said Wednesday ...

Philippine state-owned agency eyes Qatari investments in industrial, tourism sectors

Philippine state-owned agency eyes Qatari investments in industrial, tourism sectors

The state-owned Clark Development Corporation (CDC) is exploring potential opportunities to attract Qatari investments into the Philippines for various sectors, such as logistics, tourism and leisure ...

Qatar's tourism sector achieves record growth

Qatar's tourism sector achieves record growth

Qatar's tourism sector has achieved remarkable growth and significant developments over the past few years in terms of visitor numbers, tourism infrastructure and governance in order to achieve economic diversification ...

Movie fans flock to 'Joker' steps in New York

Movie fans flock to 'Joker' steps in New York

Tourists are flocking to a flight of stairs in the Bronx area of New York that Joaquin Phoenix dances down in an iconic but controversial scene from hit movie ‘Joker.’

Tourism hotspot Barcelona alarmed by crime surge

Tourism hotspot Barcelona alarmed by crime surge

A surge in muggings and burglaries in Barcelona, mainly targeting tourists, has sparked alarm in Spain's second-largest city, leading local residents to form their own crime-fighting patrols.

Philippines refloats tourism plans for disputed South China Sea island

Philippines refloats tourism plans for disputed South China Sea island

The Philippines is aiming to strengthen its claims in the South China Sea by potentially building hotels for tourists on its biggest island in the disputed waterway, officials said Tuesday.

Qatar and Kazakhstan keen to further enhance tourism ties

Qatar and Kazakhstan keen to further enhance tourism ties

Qatar and Kazakhstan want to further enhance bilateral relations, particularly in the area of tourism, as the number of visitors between the two countries continue to increase

Qatar Chamber invited to join tourism conference in Venezuela

Qatar Chamber invited to join tourism conference in Venezuela

Qatar Chamber has been invited to participate in the ‘International Investment Conference in Tourism’ slated from June 26 to 28 in Caracas, Venezuela.

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station to business ventures including space tourism -- with stays priced at $35,000 a night -- as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab.

Tourists panic as cruise ship slams into Venice wharf

Tourists panic as cruise ship slams into Venice wharf

Tourists ran for their lives in Venice Sunday as a massive cruise ship lost control, crashing into the wharf and hitting a luxury sightseeing boat after suffering an engine failure.