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HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ sparks tours, stokes fears in Lithuania

Walking along the top of Lithuania's decommissioned nuclear reactor, the set of HBO's critically acclaimed "Chernobyl" TV series, tourist Vytas Miknaitis says he's not...

Arctic cruises accused of leaving indigenous people in the cold

A lust for adventure tourism is driving a rise in the number of cruise ships touring the Arctic, but local people are not seeing...

Anti-tourism activists vandalise rental cars in Spain’s Majorca

Spanish police on Tuesday were investigating vandalism targeting rental cars on the holiday island of Majorca by a far-left group which regularly stages summer...

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women, grants greater control

Saudi Arabia has allowed adult women to travel without permission and granted them more control over family matters, further eroding a heavily criticised male...

‘Iceberg Corridor’ sparks tourist boom on Canada’s east coast

At dusk, tourists marvel at the sensational collapse of an iceberg at the end of its long journey from Greenland to Canada's east coast,...

Taiwan calls China tourism ban a “mistake”

Taiwan's president rebuked China on Thursday over its decision to ban individual travel permits for Chinese visitors to the self-ruled island, saying the move...

Top tourism spots crack down as they become victim of own success

It is not the sheer number of tourists descending on Venice that bothers Italian food blogger Monica Cesarato so much as the type of...

Sri Lanka expands visa-free scheme halted after bombings

Sri Lanka has re-introduced and expanded a visa-free entry scheme for visitors in a bid to revive its flagging tourism sector after the deadly...

UK lawmakers to count environmental cost of mass tourism

British lawmakers said on Thursday they would count the environmental cost of mass tourism amid warnings that leisure trips pose an ever greater threat...

UNESCO seeks report on Darjeeling toy train after it finds heritage site ‘ill maintained’

UNESCO has asked the Indian Railways to submit a report by next February on the state of conservation of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways after...