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Is ISIS a Threat to Tourism in the Maldives? Destinations Pulse for March 9, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | March 09, 2016

Is ISIS a Threat to Tourism in the Maldives? Destinations Pulse for March 9, 2016

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Is ISIS a Threat to Tourism in the Maldives?
The island paradise of the Maldives is seeing a threat to its tourism industry. There is growing concern that an Islamist surge will pose a threat to tourism as the country is a source for Islamic State (ISIS) fighters.


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