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Tour guide connects Paris and black America

Jul 10, 2012
Tour groups like the Black Paris Tour highlight the shared history of Paris and black America, which stretches back to the 18th century when freed slaves and persecuted blacks sought refuge, art and culture in France.
Posted In: paris, tourism, black history
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Wildfires stifle Colorado's tourism industry

Jun 29, 2012
As wildfires rage across Colorado, state officials are being cautious in how they describe the conflagration, hoping not to scare away its major tourism industry, like it did in 2002.
Posted In: tourism, wildfire, colorado
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Drought conditions hit Rocky Mountain tourism

Jun 26, 2012
Colorado got only 2 percent of its normal snowpack, which means low rivers this summer. But what's bad for rafting guides is good for fishermen.
Posted In: colorado, tourism, drought, fishing, rafting
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Australia could bring back crocodile hunting safaris

Jun 18, 2012
The government in Australia wants to boost the sagging tourism industry. One idea: Bring back the crocodile hunt.
Posted In: Australia, tourism, hunting
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We can all help Greece avoid default

Jun 14, 2012
Commentator Todd Buchholz says we just need to go there on vacation.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Greek debt, tourism, Greece
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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on the fracking debate

May 1, 2012
The U.S. Secretary of the Interior talks about new efforts to bring tourism to boost jobs and about the department's new partnership with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency.
Posted In: fracking, tourism, Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
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Boring and Dull form strategic partnership

Apr 25, 2012
Residents in two towns -- halfway across the world from one another -- are putting together a tourism partnership.
Posted In: Scotland, Oregon, tourism
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America woos overseas tourists

Apr 24, 2012
Since 9/11, America's share of worldwide tourism has dropped 30 percent. A new ad campaign hopes to reverse the trend.
Posted In: Travel, tourism
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Everyone's lining up for the Supreme Court health care hearing

Mar 23, 2012
The court's grounds will be clogged with a colorful mix of characters: activists, lawyers, journalists and oh, tourists.
Posted In: health care, Supreme Court, Washington D.C., tourism
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Rust Belt rolls dice and builds new casinos

Feb 20, 2012
Pennsylvania, Michigan and Illinois are on board with casinos, hoping to drive tourism to down-on-their-luck communities. Now Ohio is getting into the game.
Posted In: Ohio, casinos, tourism, gambling

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