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January 18, 2017 - Travel Pulse

Palau Islands Looking to Attract Only the Wealthiest Travelers - by Donald Wood

Due to concerns about the impact of mass tourism, the president of Palau—a string of islands in the western Pacific Ocean—has proposed a new law which would only allow five-star hotels in the country.

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January 12, 2017 - Iceland Review

Iceland May Lose Out on Glacial Lagoon - by Eyglo Svala Arnarsdottir

The Icelandic state announced on Monday its intention to acquire the private land Fell in Suðursveit, to which part of the famous glacial lagoon Jökulsárlón in Southeast Iceland belongs. However, the acquisition may be up in the air because it appears that the deadline for the state to use its preemption right had already expired when the offer was made.

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January 5, 2017 - GreenBiz

The Dirt on Tourism and Climate Change - by Mike Hower

More than many other industries, tourism relies on a stable climate, whether attracting customers to lavish lakes, bountiful beaches or majestic mountains. But as myriad scientific studies show, climate change is causing more extreme and unpredictable variations in weather that only will worsen as carbon continues to spew into the atmosphere.

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January 4, 2017 - Business Tech

Flights in South Africa Could Get Cheaper in 2017 - by Staff

ACSA is in the process of approving a 35.5% decrease to airport charges in the 2017/2018 season, according to a recent announcement made to shareholders.

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January 3, 2017 - The National Interest

After Brexit: Will an Economic Goodbye to Europe Mean Hello to the World? - by Milton Ezrati

As with any divorce, Brexit faces its greatest fear, pain and outrage in the initial legal wrangling.  Since Britain’s June vote to break with the European Union (EU), a growing list of legal complications seems to have raised more uncertainties than loomed immediately after the results were tallied.

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