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August 23, 2016 - BBC

Paris Tourism Hit by Militant Attacks, Strikes and Floods - by BBC News

Tourist board figures show that nightly hotel stays were down 8.5% in the Ile-de-France region in the first half of 2016, with an 11.5% decline in foreign tourists and a 4.8% decline in French tourists.

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July 20, 2016 - The Internationalist

Will the Rio Games Redefine Future Olympic Advertising & Sponsorship Strategies? - by Deborah Malone

In the upcoming Olympic Games, two extraordinary occurrences are affecting marketers and their strategies-- for the short and long term. One involves significant changes to the rules regarding marketing restrictions and their impact on official sponsors, while the other, of course, involves the many unforeseen issues now occurring simultaneously in Brazil.

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Ethiopia, home to nine UNESCO World Heritage sites, wants to become one of the top five tourist destination in  Africa by tripling  the number of foreign tourists visiting the country to 2.5  million in 2020. 

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June 20, 2016 - Skift

How Tiny Silver Airways Plans to Win in Cuba and Beyond - by Brian Sumers

When the U.S. Department of Transportation announced recently which airlines could fly the first scheduled flights to Cuba in more than 50 years, most of carriers selected were familiar to travelers, including American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and JetBlue Airways.

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Europe, according to tour operator experts, may be seeing a generation shift in leisure travel demand. Increased interest in emerging destinations and cities with more unique cultures is shifting how people are vacationing this summer and into the future.

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