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Norway is the happiest place on Earth, according to a United Nations agency report - toppling neighbour Denmark from the number one position.

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January 30, 2017 - Leisure Media

Overflowing Barcelona Introduces New Law to Reduce Surging Tourism Numbers - by Tom Anstey

Barcelona is introducing new legislation to curb tourism numbers after its mayor said the Spanish city was being overwhelmed by tourists, with the destination on the brink of “reaching a tipping point”. 

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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 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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November 8, 2016 - Hotel News Resource

Tourism on Growth Path Despite Terror - by Staff

Terror attacks and political unrest had no impact on the overall volume of worldwide outbound trips this year. The global travel industry remains on a growth path, and the number of outbound trips will probably increase by about 4 – 5 percent next year. 

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