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Fed up with mass tourism, Europe's hotspots take away the welcome mat
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Fed up with mass tourism, Europe's hotspots take away the welcome mat

En Vnexpress - From the romantic canals of Venice to the walled mediaeval town of Dubrovnik via the wilderness of Scotland's Isle of Skye, tourism is morphing into a nightmare for many locals.

Da Nang and Hoi An to welcome new international hotels
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Da Nang and Hoi An to welcome new international hotels

There are a number of notable projects currently under different stages of planning and construction along the coastline of Da Nang and Hoi An.

Ho Chi Minh City set to welcome more medical tourists
Health

Ho Chi Minh City set to welcome more medical tourists

Baomoi - Travelers seeking both leisure and medical procedures during their trip to Vietnam will be the target of a plan by Ho Chi Minh City authorities to promote this type of tourism.

HCM City set to welcome more medical tourists
Health

HCM City set to welcome more medical tourists

Baomoi - Travelers seeking both leisure and medical procedures during their trip to Vietnam will be the target of a plan by Ho Chi Minh City authorities to promote this type of tourism.

Hanoi Opera House prepares to welcome visitors this June
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Hanoi Opera House prepares to welcome visitors this June

EN VietNamNet - Hanoi Opera House is scheduled to open for tours from June 2017, allowing domestic and international tourists to learn about Vietnam’s history, architecture and art.

Ho Chi Minh City aims to welcome 7 million foreign visitors in 2017
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Ho Chi Minh City aims to welcome 7 million foreign visitors in 2017

Bao Moi - Ho Chi Minh City set a target of welcoming seven million international visitors in 2017, announced the Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong, at a conference

Khanh Hoa to launch “welcome club” for Chinese tourists
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Khanh Hoa to launch “welcome club” for Chinese tourists

EN VietNamNet - The Nha Trang Tourism Association has formed a “welcome club” to serve the increasing number of Chinese visitors to the popular resort city in the central coastal province of Khanh

Nha Trang to form ‘welcome club’ for Chinese tourists
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Nha Trang to form ‘welcome club’ for Chinese tourists

Bao Moi - The tourism association of Nha Trang has plans to gather travel agencies exclusively serving Chinese tourists into a ‘club’ in order to better deal with the influx of visitors from China.

In Mexico, momentum grows to put out welcome mat for 'Dreamers'
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In Mexico, momentum grows to put out welcome mat for 'Dreamers'

Yahoo News Before Maggie Loredo left her home in Georgia’s Dalton County for her grandfather’s house in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, she called the office of the Mexican public education secretariat. If

Why 160,000 protesters in Barcelona want Spain to welcome more refugees
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Why 160,000 protesters in Barcelona want Spain to welcome more refugees

Yahoo News In 2015, Spain’s government made a promise: welcome in more than 17,000 refugees within two years. On Saturday, at least 160,000 protesters at a march in Barcelona said the conservative

UN official urges refugee welcome, criticises US ban
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UN official urges refugee welcome, criticises US ban

Yahoo News The UN's refugee chief on Friday criticised a temporary US ban on resettlement of refugees, and urged countries to welcome those fleeing war, saying they were "not dangerous". "These are

Nazi camp memorial says nationalist lawmaker not welcome
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Nazi camp memorial says nationalist lawmaker not welcome

Yahoo News BERLIN (AP) — A Nazi concentration camp memorial has rescinded its invitation to a prominent member of a German nationalist party to attend Holocaust Remembrance Day services.

Saigon to tourists: Welcome, but please be nice
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Saigon to tourists: Welcome, but please be nice

En Vnexpress - HCMC's Tourism Department has released a brand new video dedicated to visitors, laying out some etiquette dos and don'ts.

Hanoi, HCMC, Da Nang welcome first foreign visitors of 2017
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Hanoi, HCMC, Da Nang welcome first foreign visitors of 2017

EN VietNamNet - A German passenger on Vietnam Airlines’ flight VN36, which landed at the Noi Bai International Airport in the morning of January 1, was the first foreign visitor to set foot in

Putin, Rouhani welcome Aleppo 'victory'
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Putin, Rouhani welcome Aleppo 'victory'

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin welcomed the "Syrian army's victory against the terrorists in Aleppo" during a late-night phone call, Iranian media reported

Arizona governor to welcome Uber self-driving cars
Tech

Arizona governor to welcome Uber self-driving cars

Gov. Doug Ducey plans to welcome the scheduled arrival Friday of Uber self-driving cars as a self-driving truck transports them to Arizona from California. Ducey's office says the governor will

Ride-hailing firms welcome liberal Indian taxi policy blueprint
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Ride-hailing firms welcome liberal Indian taxi policy blueprint

Leading ride-hailing firms have praised an Indian policy blueprint on regulating the taxi industry, saying it would offer their app-based services a chance to flourish despite their concerns about

People of Kinshasa welcome back their postmen
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People of Kinshasa welcome back their postmen

Kinshasa (AFP) - "Getting a letter in the post is a first for me, and what's more at home!" says Odette Tshibambe, a student in her thirties in Kinshasa. After 30 years of turmoil for the postal

Republicans Get Ready to Welcome Back Earmarks
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Republicans Get Ready to Welcome Back Earmarks

GOP lawmakers want to wrest back the power of the purse, but the pull of pork is colliding with Donald Trump’s call to “drain the swamp.”

UN diplomats welcome Haley pick, puzzle over Trump policy
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UN diplomats welcome Haley pick, puzzle over Trump policy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. diplomats welcomed the selection Wednesday of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to represent the U.S. at the world body, even as they grappled to understand what

US gives cautious welcome to Haiti vote
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US gives cautious welcome to Haiti vote

The United States on Monday gave a cautious welcome to Haiti's latest attempt to hold a presidential election, calling it a step towards constitutional rule despite isolated incidents of violence.

A— ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards
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A— ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards

Final preparations are being put in place as A— ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards. The fourth instalment of the red— carpet event will take place in Kitzbühel from November

Arabian Travel Market to welcome first Global Halal Tourism Summit
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Arabian Travel Market to welcome first Global Halal Tourism Summit

Reed Travel Exhibitions has confirmed it will host the first ATM Global Halal Tourism Summit as part of its line— up of special focus events. The one— day summit, scheduled to take place on

Canada prepares welcome mat for American 'asylum seekers'
World

Canada prepares welcome mat for American 'asylum seekers'

Predictions of an American exodus under a Donald Trump presidency were largely viewed as tongue in cheek during the campaign. It offered jobs and cheap homes just 250 miles (400 kilometers) from the

The Latest: Some Chinese watchers welcome Trump presidency
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The Latest: Some Chinese watchers welcome Trump presidency

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on world reaction to the U.S. election (all times EST):