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Tourists in Philadelphia
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Hadas Kuznits
February 03, 2020 - 4:15 am
Tourism in Philadelphia was strong last year, according to Visit Philadelphia’s annual report. Going forward, it will roll out several marketing campaigns aimed at attracting more visitors to the city. Read more here.
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Pope Francis looks at the crowd after he delivered the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019.
Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo
AP News
December 25, 2019 - 7:24 am
Pope Francis offered a Christmas message of hope Wednesday against darkness that cloaks conflicts and relationships in large parts of the world from the Middle East to the Americas to Africa. Read more here.
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Flooding in Venice
Luca Bruno/AP
AP News
November 14, 2019 - 5:35 pm
Italy's government declared a state of emergency Thursday in flood-ravaged Venice, seeking to release funds to repair the historic lagoon city after it was damaged by the highest tide in 50 years. Read more here.
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A man walks past a closed cafe in a flooded Venice, Italy, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.
Luca Bruno/AP Photo
AP News
November 12, 2019 - 10:07 am
Tourists and Venetians alike have donned high boots and taken to raised walkways to slosh through the high water that has hit much of the lagoon city.
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tropical pool in the Riviera Maya
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July 03, 2019 - 8:15 am
By Michelle Kosinski and Zachary Cohen, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly two years after receiving an inquiry from Senate Homeland Security Committee chairman Ron Johnson, the State Department is finally revealing details about its investigation into multiple deaths and illnesses that occurred shortly after...
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Malaysia's Minister for Tourism, Art and Culture Mohamaddin Ketapi attends a welcome ceremony at a booth promoting his country during the International Tourism Trade Fair (ITB) in Berlin.
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March 07, 2019 - 4:23 pm
By Euan McKirdy, CNN (CNN) -- Malaysia's tourism minister has denied the existence of gay people in the country, according to reports in German media. Ahead of attending the ITB Berlin travel fair, Tourism Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi told German reporters that he wasn't aware of gay people in the...
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The partial government shutdown is having an impact on Old City businesses.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
January 23, 2019 - 7:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The partial government shutdown is now impacting secondary businesses, particularly those in neighborhoods like Old City that depend on business not only from government workers, but also from tourists who visit government funded historic sites. The partial government...
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Tourists try to get a glimpse and a photo of the Liberty Bell through the glass of the closed site.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
January 09, 2019 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tourists to Philadelphia are feeling the impact of the government shutdown, and they're not happy about it. Allen DiGiralamo of Lumberton, New Jersey, was being a tourist for the day. But because of the government shutdown, the city's most important historical sites...
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Flowers and candles are placed in memory of two Scandinavian university students who were killed in a remote area of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, at the Town Hall Square in Copenhagen, Friday Dec. 28, 2018.
Thomas Sjoerup / Ritzau Scanpix
December 30, 2018 - 3:28 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan prosecutors have filed preliminary terrorism charges against 15 people who are suspected of links to the killing of two Scandinavian women in the Atlas Mountains. Morocco's public prosecutor said in a statement that the charges include forming a gang to prepare and...
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Freak golf cart accident kills two tourists in Thailand
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December 27, 2018 - 8:55 am
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- Two men have died after their wives accidentally rammed their golf cart and knocked them into a river on a golf course in Thailand. The two South Korean couples, who were on vacation in northern Thailand's Phitsanulok province, were on a ferry crossing a river that runs...
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