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The Resilient Thai Tourism Industry

By Melissa Yeager Along the beach in Ao Nang, Thailand, a long line of little huts winds along the shore where one can purchase a massage, a piece of pineapple and rent a beach chair for the day all for … Continue reading

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Haiti’s Tourism Effort Continues, Despite Political Strife

By Cameran Clayton The government in Haiti is betting on increased tourism to bolster its economy despite the country’s on-going political instability and devastating social conditions. Tourism development is a central pillar of the country’s post-earthquake reconstruction strategy, with government … Continue reading

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Brazil Looks to the Olympics for More Tourists

By Akua (Kaye) Adoo Brazil is one fortunate country to be able to host both the World Cup and the Olympics within two years of each other, but you cannot say the same for Brazil’s tourism industry. Vinícius Lages, Brazil’s … Continue reading

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Guatemala’s Image from Inside the Tourist Bubble

by Rick Rockwell Kenny G. is softly wafting over the speakers inside El Sabor del Tiempo in Antigua, Guatemala.  A group of French women are chattering as they make their way through the Old World-style bistro.  A look at the … Continue reading

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MTV & the European Music Awards Rediscover Belfast

by Jeff Hutter What are the likes of Lady Gaga, Justin Beiber, and Selena Gomez doing in the small city of Belfast, Northern Ireland? Last Sunday, MTV set the stage for the 2011 European Music Awards in the smallest city … Continue reading

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