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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Moroccans gathered outside the Danish Embassy in Rabat on Saturday.
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December 23, 2018 - 5:36 pm
By Nada Altaher, Sarah Sirgany and Nada Bashir, CNN (CNN) -- Thirteen suspects have been arrested in connection with the beheading deaths of two tourists in Morocco, the state-controlled 2M news agency reported. Four are suspected of killing 28-year-old Maren Ueland of Norway and 24-year-old Louisa...
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Police officers clash with demonstrators in Lyon, central France, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018.
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December 09, 2018 - 11:24 am
PARIS (AP) — Paris tourist sites reopened, workers cleaned up broken glass and shop owners tried to put the city on its feet again Sunday, a day after running battles between "yellow vest" protesters and police that left at least 71 injured in the French capital and caused widespread damage in...
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Independence Visitor Center
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Suzanne Monaghan
September 26, 2018 - 9:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In an effort to improve the tourist experience in Philadelphia, the Independence Visitor Center unveiled the second phase of its $15 million renovation project, featuring several new visitor amenities. In the new open theater, the official Welcome Film of Philadelphia...
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