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Qatar’s tourism sector to get a further boost once Doha Metro fully operates

Qatar’s tourism sector to get a further boost once Doha Metro fully operates

Qatar’s tourism sector is expected to get a further boost once all the Doha Metro lines are fully operational, giving visitors easy, safe, and cheaper access to a number of tourist destinations in the country.

Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber spotted on monument

Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber spotted on monument

The Eiffel Tower was evacuated on Monday afternoon after a man was spotted climbing up the Paris landmark, the company that operates the structure said.

Sri Lanka's bomb carnage casts pall over tourism revival

Sri Lanka's bomb carnage casts pall over tourism revival

With its capital under curfew following devastating Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and upmarket hotels, Sri Lanka is filled with fear, horror and grief and tourists who have been flocking to the Indian Ocean island could cancel in droves.

Albania open to investments in tourism, energy, infra development

Albania open to investments in tourism, energy, infra development

Albania is offering Qatar a wide range of investment opportunities in tourism, energy, and infrastructure development, as well as public private partnership (PPP) schemes, Prime Minister Edi Rama said on Tuesday.

Relief, and questions, in Norway after dramatic cruise rescue

Relief, and questions, in Norway after dramatic cruise rescue

Norway breathed a collective sigh of relief on Monday after the dramatic rescue of a stricken cruise ship off its coast, but questions mounted about why the vessel chose to sail into notoriously perilous waters in a storm.

Drought wipes popular Chilean lake from the map

Drought wipes popular Chilean lake from the map

The cows and horses would have come for the last blades of grass. Now their bones are scattered on the cracked earth, victims of drought that wiped Santiago's weekend playground Lake Aculeo from the map.

Qatar’s tourism, hospitality sector to get a major fillip

Qatar’s tourism, hospitality sector to get a major fillip

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani on Monday witnessed the signing of a number of memorandums of understanding (MoUs) ...

Taiwan searches for 152 missing Vietnamese tourists

Taiwan searches for 152 missing Vietnamese tourists

A search was underway for 152 Vietnamese who arrived in Taiwan on tourist visas, authorities said Wednesday, as local media reported they may have come to the island to work illegally.

Morocco arrests suspect after two Scandinavian tourists murdered

Morocco arrests suspect after two Scandinavian tourists murdered

Moroccan authorities on Tuesday arrested a suspect over the murder of two Scandinavian women in the High Atlas mountains, a popular trekking destination for tourists.

British couple get happy ending to engagement ring disaster in US

British couple get happy ending to engagement ring disaster in US

For many visitors to New York, Times Square is a must-see. For one British man, it was where his romantic marriage proposal went horribly wrong -- the diamond ring fell through a grate.

Al Enna tourism development project officially launched

Al Enna tourism development project officially launched

Under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, Al Enna Project was officially launched on Friday by National Tourism Council ...

Qatar Chamber, Czech delegation discuss joint investment opportunities in tourism, jewellery trade

Qatar Chamber, Czech delegation discuss joint investment opportunities in tourism, jewellery trade

Private sector leader Qatar Chamber has discussed investment opportunities in the tourism sector and jewellery trade with a trade delegation from the Czech Republic in a meeting held in Doha.