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Attackers raided a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso overnight, shooting some and taking others hostage in a siege that lasted hours and ended with 29 people dead.

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Attacks by the Islamic State group have led to a dramatic fall in tourism in parts of North Africa, where millions rely on the trade to make a living.

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January 2, 2016 - The Economist

Travel Visas: Sticker Shock - by Economist Staff

Visas are necessary evils. They offer governments a way to control their borders, whether to regulate the flow of immigrants or to pick out threats to security. But the paperwork and fees they entail also deter legitimate tourists and business travellers. 

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As a result of several high-profile attacks around the world, terrorism has become a concern among countless international travelers in a way that it has not been in years past. Add to that the uncertainty associated with climate change and the growing frequency of natural disasters, and you have yet another source of hesitation among globe trotters when it comes to travel in 2016.

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December 29, 2015 - The South African

Cape Town International Voted One of the World’s “Best Airport Approaches” - by Alexis Haden

Sprawling oceans and beautiful mountains makes Cape Town International Airport's approach one of the most beautiful in the world, according to a new survey.

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