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Adventure tours to Datanla Falls, a popular location for canyoning, have been suspended after three Britons were killed while exploring the area. Tourism officials are investigating the situation and are concerned about the safety of tour operations.
It’s not just Ireland scoring big in the tourism sector with the new “Star Wars” film. A quiet corner of England is also beginning to see an influx of visitors. The ancient woodlands of Puzzlewood, in the Forest of Dean, have now been center stage in a fair share of blockbusters.
West Virginia has just taken traveling with your pets to the next level. The West FURginia Fridays campaign is targeted to those who love their furry friends. Share a photo of yourself exploring West Virginia with your pet for a chance to win.
Saudi Arabia is looking to boost its tourism sector and is now encouraging investment in 66 of its islands. The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage says that the uninhabited islands are a breeding ground for wildlife such as Arabian gazelles and also offer opportunities for diving.
Will Henderson County, Texas, be the next big wine region? Local wine lovers already recognize Athens as a wine-tasting hub. There are three wineries already in the area and vineyard owners are supportive of having more.
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