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Turkey Tourism Hit Hard by Terror Attacks: Destinations Pulse for March 22, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | March 22, 2016

Turkey Tourism Hit Hard by Terror Attacks: Destinations Pulse for March 22, 2016

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Santorini to Limit Daily Arrivals
The Greek island is planning to limit cruise ship passenger arrivals to 8,000 per day during peak tourist seasons to keep the island from being overrun with visitors. Of all the Greek islands, Santorini receives the most cruise passengers.

Japan Focusing on Cultural and Historical Sites to Boost Tourism
Ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020, the Japanese government plans to maximize the use of its cultural assets to 200 spots around the country to pique the interest of visitors interested in Japanese history and culture.

Turkey Tourism Hit Hard by Terror Attacks
A string of terror attacks have dealt a blow to Turkey’s plans to bring back a flagging tourism industry. Turkey’s resilient tourism industry was a bright spot in a slowing economy but now bookings are down 40 percent for the summer.

5 Countries to Visit This Summer
These off-the-beaten-path nations should top your bucket list this summer. If vacation time is just around the corner but you are looking to trade some of the most popular destinations for something more exotic, these places should do the trick.


Turning tourism into art: Data artist Eric Fischer has created a beautiful series of maps into artwork that depicts where tourists and locals go in some of the nation’s most populated cities. 

Is Todo Santos the West Coast’s answer to Tulum? Imbued with spirituality, creativity and adventure and it’s full of soul. Boho shops, cafes, surf schools, a culinary scene, boutique hotels and art galleries make comparisons to Tulum a breeze.

Looking to visit the happiest place on earth? Well, it’s not Disneyland according to a the World Happiness Report Update 2016. Denmark has won for the third time. The U.S. came in 13th. 

The tourisms industry is helping to provide an industry for local suppliers in agriculture, manufacturing, entertainment, furniture, construction, medical and financial sectors and each year they gather to deepen their relationships.

Kenya is aiming to reach 3 million international tourists within the next two years due to ongoing reforms in the tourism sector led by cabinet secretary for tourism, Najib Balala. 


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