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Two Egyptian tourism police killed in rare attack near pyramids
A shift toward attacks on softer tourist and economic targets could undermine Egypt's efforts to win back foreign tourists scared away by political and economic turmoil since the 2011 uprising which ousted veteran autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Tourism is one …
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Guide books give fun ways to be a tourist in Michigan
It's summer and a great time to be a tourist in your own home state – if only you had some good ideas on where to visit. While there many people who would be glad to tell you where to go, two recent authors have put it in writing, offering a wide …
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Rediscover Lansing at Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

Rediscover Lansing at Be A Tourist In Your Own Town
If animals are your thing, there's Potter Park Zoo. If you're interested in aviation, you can check out The Olds Forge Flyers, one of the country's oldest flying clubs, at the Capital Regional International Airport. If gigantic bugs are more your speed …
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Famous tourist attraction shut down – after becoming a hotspot for orgies
Famous tourist attraction shut down – after becoming a hotspot for orgies. ONE of the world's most famous bathing sites has been closed – because it became a hotspot for orgies. By Tom Parfitt / Published 4th June 2015. Women kissing STEAMY: Orgies …
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Your daily 6: Caitlyn Jenner, lion kills tourist and swordfish kills fisherman
Park officials believe the tourist's windows were open, he added. “We have signage up everywhere informing people to keep their windows closed,” Simpson told EWN. “We hand out flyers as they are driving in reminding them to keep their windows closed.".
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Broadway Sets Sales and Attendance Records With Tourism Boom
Buoyed by a rising stream of tourists, the unexpected popularity of an adolescent with Asperger's syndrome, the star power of Larry David and Helen Mirren, and the enduring appeal of a lion named Simba, the Broadway season that just ended was the …
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The ultimate tourist trap? North Korea wants to woo millions to 'socialist
"Tourism can produce a lot of profit relative to the investment required, so that's why our country is putting priority on it," he said in a recent interview in Pyongyang, adding that along with scenic mountains, secluded beaches and a seemingly …
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Are these the world's dumbest tourists?

Are these the world's dumbest tourists?
This tourist to the Grand Canyon does after trying to stroke — of all exotic creatures — a squirrel. Even more astonishing is that he captured the incident on video. He's heard luring the bushy-tailed creature over with the promise of food amid the …
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Looking for geeky tourist fun? Give 'sceneframing' a try
In the image above, the iconic shot of Atlanta's post-apocalyptic zombie wasteland from AMC's "The Walking Dead" is framed by the real-life (and sans-zombie) location where it was shot. To capture fascinating visuals like this one, a group of …
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The born again tourist
I am beginning to see the merits of the travel agency. Not any particular travel agency, but the travel agency as a generic species. There is a certain snobbery about travel agencies. There is a certain disdain for groups of tourists being herded …
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European visitors fueling continued growth in Collier tourism
They continue to be a bright spot in the county's tourism industry and one of the reasons for record visitation and spending this year, said Jack Wert, Collier County's tourism director, at a recent Tourist Development Council meeting. “They are still …
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Kuwaiti tourist dies in Phuket bungee jump
The man, whose name has been withheld, sustained serious injures from the fall at World Bungee Jump on the popular tourist beach on Sai Nam Yen Road in tambon Patong, said Pol Maj Theerasak Boonsaeng, a duty officer at Kathu police station, who was …
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'Crocodile Dundee' pub saved by tourist trade
"Being on one of the major tourist routes, we're going to get people calling in to have a look or go to the toilet and grab a soft drink while they're here," Ms Wust said. "Whereas the poor pubs off the beaten track, who don't have tourists and may …
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US tourist tries to drink a bottle of water during a storm in Iceland in video

US tourist tries to drink a bottle of water during a storm in Iceland in video
While out for a walk it is always important to drink plenty of water, but as this American tourist discovered, that is not always possible. Matt Tretter was enjoying the great outdoors during a spring break vacation in Iceland when he tried to drink …
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Local tourist destinations make state list
Several local tourist spots have been chosen as must-see summer 2015 destination by the Virginia Department of Tourism. The department's tourism blog added Caledon State Park in King George County and Westmoreland State Park to its “Seven Northern …
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Be a Tourist in Your Own Town Saturday
Lansing, MI – This Saturday you can bowl a strike at City Limits, check out what's blooming at the Beal Botanical Garden, and dive back in time at the Michigan Historical Museum. It's all a part of the 21st annual Be A Tourist in your Own Town experience.
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Nigerian bags 5 year jail term for raping Norwegian tourist in Cambodia

Nigerian bags 5 year jail term for raping Norwegian tourist in Cambodia
Nigerian bags 5 year jail term for raping Norwegian tourist in Cambodia A Municipal court in Cambodia has sentenced a 26-year-old Nigerian man, Ekwegbalu Ugochukwu Udok, to 5 years imprisonment for beating and raping a Norwegian tourist, 27, Nodia …
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Palmyra: Isis releases first 'tourist' video from ancient Syrian city
The Islamic State (Isis) has released its first video from the recently-seized ancient town of Palmyra. The 90 second-clip, released by IS-linked Amaq News Agency, offers an almost touristic overview of the 2,000-year-old world heritage site, which is …
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Melbourne's parks need more tourist attractions, New York parks man says

Melbourne's parks need more tourist attractions, New York parks man says
The man who oversees the world famous Central Park says Melbourne's gardens are "beautiful" but in need of more tourist attractions, such as restaurants, kayaking and ice-skating rinks. Mitchell Silver, New York City's parks commissioner, was in town …
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Rapist jailed for 17 years after torturing and beating a Dutch tourist for six
A man who repeatedly beat and raped a 21-year-old Dutch tourist for more than six weeks in a Melbourne hotel room has been sentenced to 17 years in jail. Alfio Anthony Granata, 47, carved a cross into the forehead of his victim, then 21, with a knife …
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SC refuses to stay NGT restrictions on tourist vehicles plying through Rohtang
NEW DELHI: The tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh is all set to be hit in the ongoing summer season with the Supreme Court on Tuesday refusing to stay NGT order limiting the number of tourist vehicles passing through Rohatang Pass to 1,000 per day.
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Maybank launches tourist prepaid card

Maybank launches tourist prepaid card
“The prepaid card can be obtained at Maybank, tourism desk or the airport. You need only register online or fax us and you'll receive an SMS alert after your prepaid card is activated,” said Maybank executive vice president and head of cards B …
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Family's plea over missing tourist Susan McLean
The family of an American tourist who went missing in Perthshire on Sunday evening has appealed for information to help trace her. Susan McLean, 61, was last seen on CCTV outside the Moness Resort on Crieff Road in Aberfeldy at about 19:45.
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New tourism zone allows stores to stay open around the clock
The Quebec government and Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre announced on Friday the province had approved the city's request to declare downtown a tourist zone and grant all retail stores within its boundaries the right to stay open 24 hours a day, seven …
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As tourist planes land in Goa waters, fishermen threaten suicide
Picture for representational purposes. Photo: Twitter.Ignoring a massive resistance by the fishermen, the Goa government on Saturday went ahead with its proposal to land sea planes on Mandovi river in the heart of the state to encourage more tourism.
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Gujarat's tourist inflow up by 13.5% in 2014-15
According to a report by Gujarat Industrial and Technical Consultancy Organisation Limited (GITCO), leisure travellers grew by 17.7 per cent to 2.4 million while spiritual tourists account for nearly 31 per cent of the tourist inflow at 10.2 million …
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