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Carnival CEO seeks to keep both locals and tourists happy

Arnold Donald, the CEO of Carnival Corporation, the world's largest travel leisure company, tells Jacopo Dettoni how the company is dealing with growing malcontent of local communities, new technologies and the unstoppable rise of Chinese tourism. 

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Grape expectations: how Bordeaux went from 'Sleeping Beauty' to FDI hotspot

Bordeaux enjoys the many tourists and the association with quality that its eponymous wine brings, but the French city is busy developing business clusters in other sectors – and is attracting plenty of investment, as Courtney Fingar discovers.

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UNWTO secretary-general puts employment first

Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary-general of the UN World Tourism Organization, talks to Courtney Fingar about job creation and identifying the latest tourism hotspots. 

is europes last

Will legal shake-up bring investment and tourism rewards for Albania?

With massive potential in the tourism and energy sectors, Albania is ripe for development. But first it must weed out corruption in the legal system and the property sector, writes Jason Mitchell.

US remains world’s biggest tourism market: WTTC

World Travel & Tourism Council research shows that both the US and UK tourism sectors achieved solid performances in 2017, however political uncertainty and rising competition from other markets pose future long-term challenges. Timothy Conley reports.

Osaka presses ahead with urban regeneration plans

Several large-scale urban development projects are underway in Osaka to cater to a growing population living downtown and boost the city’s status as a business destination and knowledge hub

UNWTO report: 2017 a bumper year for tourism

The UN World Tourism Organization have published healthy figures for 2017, with Europe and South America the big winners.

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Kyrgyzstan’s deputy tourism minister dreams big

Azamat Jamankulov, Kyrgyzstan’s deputy minister of culture, tourism and information, and its head of the department of tourism, tells Courtney Fingar about his country’s opportunities for travel industry investment.

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Croatia investment chief looks to attract tourists and IT

Zdenko Lucić, managing director of the Agency for Investments and Competitiveness of Croatia, talks to Courtney Fingar about the country’s growth industries of tourism and technology, and a refocus on quality investments.

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Tourism's green gold rush

The tourism industry’s growth has evolved beyond simply increasing visitor numbers. Countries prioritising a sustainable agenda could become the new investment magnets, provided initiatives are responsibly managed, as Jason Mitchell discovers.

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