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India's Taj Mahal closure hurting tourism industry

With international flights still suspended, many who depend on tourism are worried about how they will survive.

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Cuba reopens: 'Now we will have problems with supplies'

'From the economic point of view, the pandemic has been terrible for me, but I hope everything will return to normal.'

Havana stirs to life without tourists and amid scarcity

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Saudi Arabia continues $20bn tourism project despite crisis

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told planners to move 'full speed ahead, no slowdown', according to a source.

Saudi Arabia continues $20bn tourism project despite crisis

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US RV sales surge as socially distant travel sweeps nation

More families are buying and renting vans to vacation during the coronavirus pandemic.

US RV sales surge as socially distant travel sweeps nation

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Latin America and Caribbean face worst downturn in 100 years

The World Bank expects a GDP contraction of more than 7 percent for 2020, worse than the Great Depression.

Latin America and Caribbean face worst downturn in 100 years

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Booking.com can trademark its name, US Supreme Court rules

In key trademark case, top US court rules 8-1 that booking.com name is unique, not generic.

Booking.com can trademark its name, US Supreme Court rules

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An American in Paris? Not so fast as EU ponders US ban

US banned most EU citizens back in March, now the EU is pondering blocking US visitors, the New York Times reported.

EU prepared to block American travellers as US virus cases surge

Coronavirus pandemic

In Pictures: Spain's Alhambra Palace reopens to visitors

Popular historic site emerges from coronavirus closure as Spain prepares to welcome foreign visitors in coming weeks.

In Pictures: Spain's Alhambra Palace reopens to visitors

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Trying to stay afloat: Dutch heritage vessels sail in protest

Dutch owners of historic sailing vessels set out to sea to protest the coronavirus pandemic’s effect on tourism.

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Lebanon eyes tourism with international airport reopening by July

Officials hope relatively few virus cases and increased purchasing power of foreign currencies will boost tourism.

Lebanon eyes tourism with international airport reopening by July

Tourism

Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns by country

Countries around the world have taken drastic measures, including border closures, in an attempt to curb COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns by country

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Australia and New Zealand to test air-travel corridor in weeks

Draft guidelines on how to safely operate flights between both countries could be ready by early June.

Australia and New Zealand to test air-travel corridor in weeks

Europe

Reopened shops in Europe eagerly await the return of tourism

While business owners welcomed back local customers, many of them say their shops depend on the tourism industry to survive.

Inside Story

Could the pandemic threaten the survival of Africa's wildlife?

Game reserves that rely on tourism are running out of money to protect the animals.

European Union

EU urges end to lockdown as tourism industry collapses

The European Union wants the reopening of borders and to get economies moving again.