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Chicago is more popular with tourists than ever

By Nikki Ekstein Bloomberg CHICAGO, described by President Trump and others as a hellish, dystopian crime scene akin to a “war-torn nation” and “worse than Afghanistan”...

Bangkok remains top global tourist destination

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter SINGAPORE -- Asian cities -- led by Bangkok -- remain the destinations of choice of global tourists this year,...

Tips for first-time tourists to Mexico City

• As with many countries located near the equator, Mexico has only two seasons: dry and rainy. Present-day Mexico City, while situated in a...

After a bad year, S. Korea tourism industry targets MICE tourists

By Zsarlene B. Chua WHILE last year was pretty turbulent for the South Korean tourism industry, with the MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus) wreaking...

Thailand mulls location-tracking tourist SIM cards

BANGKOK — Thailand could issue all foreign tourists with location-tracking SIM cards under plans announced Tuesday by the telecoms regulator, which has denied the...

‘Brexit’ sends tourists flocking to London to ‘Buy, Buy, Buy’

By Andrew Roberts, Monami Yui and Sam Chambers BY VOTING to leave the European Union (EU), Britons have delivered a potential windfall to tourists eager to...

Amsterdam seeks ways to tame its flood of tourists

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS — Some 17 million visitors flock to Amsterdam every year, but the tide of tourists is now threatening to swamp the...

Chinese cops to patrol Italy’s top tourist sights

ROME — Four Chinese policemen will patrol the streets of Rome and Milan alongside their Italian counterparts for the next two weeks to help...