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Chernobyl and the strange world of dark tourism

On the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster we delve into the bizarre boom in "dark tourism" that has sprung up around it.

On the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster we delve into the bizarre boom in "dark tourism" that has sprung up around it.

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Middle East set to be tourism hotspot

The Arabian Travel Market is showcasing the region the World Tourism Organisation says is set to become a tourist hotspot.

The Arabian Travel Market is showcasing the region the World Tourism Organisation says is set to become a tourist hotspot.

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Arctic icebergs reach Canadian coast, disrupting sea lanes and fishing

Unusually large icebergs have broken off the Arctic shelf and floated south, coming close to the Canadian shore, posing shipping and fishing hazards, but proving to be a big tourist draw.

Unusually large icebergs have broken off the Arctic shelf and floated south, coming close to the Canadian shore, posing shipping and fishing hazards, but proving to be a big tourist draw.

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It’s tulip season!

The Netherlands flower gardens are in full bloom as tulip season is upon us.

The Netherlands flower gardens are in full bloom as tulip season is upon us.

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End to tourism drought in sight as Egypt discovers new tomb

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a tomb dating back three millennia, yet another in a series of major discoveries that are hoped will revive Egypt’s floundering tourist…

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a tomb dating back three millennia, yet another in a series of major discoveries that are hoped will revive Egypt’s floundering tourist…

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New York banker digs deep to visit Titanic wreckage

For over a century the tragic fate of the Titanic has been part of sea-faring folklore, stirring emotions and many inspiring books and films, including 1n 1997 one of the most successful in Hollywood…

For over a century the tragic fate of the Titanic has been part of sea-faring folklore, stirring emotions and many inspiring books and films, including 1n 1997 one of the most successful in Hollywood…

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Enjoying a traditional Uzbek dish called plov

This week we finish our latest series of Postcards by enjoying a traditional Uzbek dinner, with a visit to a top restaurant.

This week we finish our latest series of Postcards by enjoying a traditional Uzbek dinner, with a visit to a top restaurant.

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Repair work underway on London's iconic Big Ben tower

The refurbishment of Big Ben’s tower is underway and set to last for three years – its biggest repair job for over three decades.

The refurbishment of Big Ben’s tower is underway and set to last for three years – its biggest repair job for over three decades.

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360°: The reinvention of France

Central France château owner Isaure de Sainte-Marie strongly feels that her country needs a new identity.

Central France château owner Isaure de Sainte-Marie strongly feels that her country needs a new identity.

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Soviet nostalgia? Take a tour through Bucharest's communist past!

Now an energetic commercial centre, Bucharest, Romania’s capital city, still bears in its architecture and landscape traces of the country’s communist history.

Now an energetic commercial centre, Bucharest, Romania’s capital city, still bears in its architecture and landscape traces of the country’s communist history.

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Cable car rescue drama on the Canary Islands

Dozens of tourists had to be evacuated on Thursday morning after a malfunctioning cable-car system forced them to spend the night stranded 3,500 metres up Mount Teide on…

Dozens of tourists had to be evacuated on Thursday morning after a malfunctioning cable-car system forced them to spend the night stranded 3,500 metres up Mount Teide on…

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Eurostar sees signs of recovery after tough 2016

The Channel Tunnel rail service suffered a 28 million euro operating loss as passenger numbers fell following terror attacks in Paris and Brussels.

The Channel Tunnel rail service suffered a 28 million euro operating loss as passenger numbers fell following terror attacks in Paris and Brussels.

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A second robot staffed hotel opens in Tokyo

Dinosaur receptionists were on standby on Wednesday (March 15) as a second hotel staffed mostly by robots and automatons opened in Tokyo.

Dinosaur receptionists were on standby on Wednesday (March 15) as a second hotel staffed mostly by robots and automatons opened in Tokyo.

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Tourists returning to Europe

Improved hotel bookings and increased tax-free shopping and air traffic show that tourists are returning to Europe after recent security fears.

Improved hotel bookings and increased tax-free shopping and air traffic show that tourists are returning to Europe after recent security fears.

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Trentino: the Alpine side with an Italian touch

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Mirta Valentini, Head of Sales Support at Trentino Marketing, about what makes the Northern Italian province stand

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Mirta Valentini, Head of Sales Support at Trentino Marketing, about what makes the Northern Italian province stand

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Champions League final to put Wales on the tourist map

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Rob Lewis Jones, Media Relations Executive at Visit Wales, about how his country can profit from hosting this

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Rob Lewis Jones, Media Relations Executive at Visit Wales, about how his country can profit from hosting this

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Malaysia aims for 30 million-tourist mark in 2017

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab, Director General at Tourism Malaysia about the prospects for the tourist year

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab, Director General at Tourism Malaysia about the prospects for the tourist year

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Spanish trains to connect Central Asian countries

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Anvar Sharapov, Chairman at the Uzbek State Committee for Tourism Development about how his country seeks to

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Anvar Sharapov, Chairman at the Uzbek State Committee for Tourism Development about how his country seeks to

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Millions of Argentinians holiday on the other side of the Andes

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Claudia González Farjas, Trade and Press Manager at the Marketing Department, Chilean Ministry of Tourism about her

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Claudia González Farjas, Trade and Press Manager at the Marketing Department, Chilean Ministry of Tourism about her

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A fun road trip between more sheep than people

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Jeremy Hawkings, Chief Executive at Connoisseurs Scotland about what makes his home country a unique travel

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Jeremy Hawkings, Chief Executive at Connoisseurs Scotland about what makes his home country a unique travel

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Medical tourism in Romania on the rise

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Mircea-Titus Dobre, Romanian Minister of Tourism, about a growing trend in his country: medical tourism

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Mircea-Titus Dobre, Romanian Minister of Tourism, about a growing trend in his country: medical tourism

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Major infrastructure projects on track in Kenya

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Jimi Kariuki, Chairman at Kenya Tourism Board, about the much talked about new railway that will link Mombasa to

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Jimi Kariuki, Chairman at Kenya Tourism Board, about the much talked about new railway that will link Mombasa to

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Senegal: warm people in a stable and diverse environment

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Houma Mbaye Dia, Marketing and Communication Director at the Senegalese Tourism Promotion Agency about the tourism

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Houma Mbaye Dia, Marketing and Communication Director at the Senegalese Tourism Promotion Agency about the tourism