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Turkey Promotes Healthy Travel to Revive Tourism: Destinations Pulse for April 20, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | April 20, 2016

Turkey Promotes Healthy Travel to Revive Tourism: Destinations Pulse for April 20, 2016

PHOTO: Istanbul, Turkey (courtesy Thinkstock)

Tour Groups Are Canceling Trips to Japan
After Japan was rocked by a series of earthquakes last week, several tour groups from around the world have canceled their journeys to the country and a the quakes of chilled a booming tourism industry.

Turkey Promotes Healthy Travel to Revive Tourism
In an attempt to revive a flagging tourism economy, Turkey is targeting health and wellness travel. Tour operators and and hospitals are working together to promote treatments to wealthy travelers.

China Launches Tourism Campaign to Promote Proper Conduct
China has launched a new tourism campaign in Beijing on Friday by the National Tourism Administration that is aimed at encouraging appropriate behavior while traveling overseas

Colombia Steps Up Efforts to Keep Tourist Sites Clean
Colombia is trying to keep its tourist sites in mint condition and has launched a tourism campaign aimed at promoting a “Clean Colombia.”


What’s in a name? For the Czech Republic, a lot. The country is sick of visitors pronouncing its name wrong or reverting back to Czechoslovakia, so how about Czechia?

Ever wondered what the northern lights look like from space? NASA has released a new video that shows the northern and southern lights in a phenomenal display.

Disney World is seeing an influx in Jewish travelers during Passover. The holiday is increasingly becoming a time for multigenerational groups to get together in far-off destinations.

Airbnb has launched a new feature that will help its travelers to appear less like tourists. The new features enable visitors to experience destinations more like the locals do. 


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