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July 26, 2017 - REUTERS

France to speed up visa delivery in drive to boost tourism - by Charles Platiau

France will cut visa delivery time to 48 hours for Russians, Indians and citizens of six more Asian countries in a bid to boost tourism.

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July 18, 2017 - Travel Pulse

LA Times Enters Travel Planning Business - by Monica Poling

With the ever-increasing popularity of “experiential travel,” it was only a matter of time before the Los Angeles Times utilized its vast network of experts for crafting highly customized travel itineraries.

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July 18, 2017 - Huffington Post

Can Tourism Alleviate Global Poverty? - by Susanne Becken

Wouldn’t it be great if something as simple and pleasurable as international travel could help end something as grinding and enduring as global poverty? After all, the industry is booming, growing at least 4% a year since the 1960s (with a brief slowdown in 2009), according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

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July 14, 2017 - DutchNews.nl

Tourism: German and Belgian Influx Predicted

The Netherlands is expecting an influx of German and Belgian tourists this summer, according to predictions from NBTC Holland Marketing.

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Cruising is a $34 billion industry and rapidly growing. Demand increased 62% between 2005 to 2015 and outpaced general leisure by 22% between 2008 and 2014.

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