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Blaze guts historic teakwood hotel in Yangon

Blaze guts historic teakwood hotel in Yangon

One person died in a pre-dawn blaze on Thursday that tore through a teakwood hotel in Yangon popular with foreign visitors to Myanmar's main city.

Indonesia ready to divert tourists as Bali volcano rumbles

Indonesia ready to divert tourists as Bali volcano rumbles

Mount Agung, 75 kilometres from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been shaking since August, threatening to erupt for the first time in more than 50 years and forcing more than 80,000 people to flee their homes.

Britain receives record number of foreign visitors this year

Britain receives record number of foreign visitors this year

Britain received a record number of foreign visitors in the second quarter of 2017, and the number of Britons making trips abroad reached an all-time high for the time of year, official figures showed on Friday.

Britain sees record visitor numbers on Brexit-hit pound

Britain sees record visitor numbers on Brexit-hit pound

Britain welcomed a record number of foreign visitors last year as the Brexit-hit pound boosted their purchasing power, official data showed on Thursday.