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Scientists develop global risk index for beach tourism loss by tsunamis -- Hawaii most in danger -- 250 million USD lost globally every year on average -- billions can be lost in a single event.

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March 30, 2018 - Reuters

South African tourism has 'huge growth potential': minister - by Wendell Roelf

South Africa will speed up visa processes and lure major conferences in an effort to boost foreign arrivals by 40 percent by 2021, its tourism minister said on Friday.

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The streets of Ireland will turn green tomorrow as 800,000 people celebrate St Patrick’s Day festivities around the country and cheer on the Irish rugby team as they take on England.

 

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March 1, 2018 - Fox News

California has Worst Quality of Life in US, Study Says - by Gregg Re & Christopher Carbone

California ranks dead last among U.S. states in quality of life, according to a study by U.S. News, ranking behind New Jersey (49th) and Indiana (48th). The ignominious honor reflects California's low marks in the sub-categories of environmental quality and social engagement. The latter category measures voting participation and community bonds.

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March 1, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

Tourism slump continues in Las Vegas months after mass shooting - by Hugo Martin and David Montero

Las Vegas tourism leaders revived the famous "What happens here, stays here" slogan three months after a mass shooting on the Strip, but gaming revenue and visitation numbers remain depressed in the tourist destination.

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