Thursday, June 27, 2019

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A view from the edge of space is seen from the cockpit of Virgin Galactic's manned space tourism rocket plane SpaceShipTwo during a space test flight over Mojave

Virgin Galactic Completes Crewed Space Test, More Flights Soon

By Eric M. Johnson MOJAVE, Calif. (Reuters)  A Virgin Galactic rocket plane reached space on Thursday and returned safely to the California desert, capping years of...
Palestinian workers carve figurines for sale during Christmas season, at a workshop in Bethlehem

Tourism in Bethlehem Booming as Christmas Nears

By Rami Ayyub BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters)  Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels...
The Wider Image: Beach life in Phuket

Tourism and Marine Parks Threaten Thailand’s ‘People of The Sea’

By Rina Chandran RAWAI BEACH, Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  When Sutem Lakkao's grandmother and father died, they were buried much as their ancestors had been: on...
Children holding plates wait in a queue to receive food at an orphanage in the southern Indian city of Chennai

Calls Mount to Stop Orphanages Exploiting Poor Children to Lure Money,...

By Emma Batha LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Six years after Australian lawyer Kate van Doore set up an orphanage in Nepal she was astounded to find...
A sign warning travellers about crossing international borders with cannabis is seen at the Ottawa International Airport

More Precaution than Promotion for Canadian Cannabis Tourism

By Anna Mehler Paperny TORONTO (Reuters)  Canada's move to legalize recreational marijuana this week is unlikely to immediately trigger a flood of pot-fuelled tourism, as tour...
Frozen tuna are displayed before the first tuna auctions on the opening day of the new Toyosu fish market in Tokyo

Bells, Bids and Traffic Jam as World’s Largest Fish Market Reopens...

TOYOSU, Japan (Reuters)  The world's largest fish market resumed operations at a new location in Tokyo on Thursday, after final auctions last week at the...
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