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Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Feb. 2, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | February 02, 2016

Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Feb. 2, 2016

PHOTO: Airport in Egypt. (Photo courtesy Thinkstock)

Egypt Is a Ghost Town After Plane Crash
Tourism across the country seems to have been affected more by the infamous crash of MetroJet Flight 9268 than from the political upheaval of previous years.

International Airlines Refuse to Land in Vanuatu
“Dangerous” runway in Port Vila is prompting flight cancelations and pushing tourism to the brink of collapse.

Fall of the Loonie Is Big Business for Tourism in Canada
A boom of U.S. tourists are entering the country, boosting tourism numbers across the country.

5 Ways to Explore Myanmar
From traveling on two wheels to going in style by train, these are just some of the ways to travel around the country.


Thinking about heading to Hungary for a dental appointment? Or maybe you are having x-rays analyzed in India? Discover the wild world of medical tourism

New York City helicopter operators have agreed to reduce the number of flights around downtown attractions by 50 percent. 

Once a bustling tourism hub with a beautiful boardwalk and stunning hotels, Atlantic City has become a ghost town – but why?

Did Indonesia miss its goal of attracting 10 million tourists in 2015 – or is a new counting system to blame for the low number? 

Political enthusiasts and election geeks alike have rained down on Iowa in the newest trend — caucus tourism – which is turning voting into vacationing.


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