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Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 18, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | January 18, 2016

Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 18, 2016

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The U.S. has issued a travel warning for pregnant women traveling to 14 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America due to the Zika virus.

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Is Myanmar on track for a tourism boom? The country is expecting 2016 to be another bright spot in tourism driven by foreign investment in the tourism sector.

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