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Destination: Xinjiang Province, China

Xinjiang has been the sight of unrest and conflict between the Uyghur people and the Chinese government. Reports often conflict about who initiated bouts of violence, as the government puts the blame for flare-ups on locals they deem terrorists, while…

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Carnival Wants More Ships in China, Even as Prices Slump

The Costa Atlantica is shown in Shanghai during an around-the-world cruise. Costa Cruises Carnival Corp. has high hopes for China, a market the cruise giant and competitors see as the next great frontier for the industry.And if cruise fares aren’t…

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Turkey Sees Double-Digit Tourism Drop in February

A man using a selfie stick and one using an iPad to take pictures at the Ayasofia Museum in Istanbul, Turkey Skift The number of tourists visiting Turkey dropped by 10 percent in February compared to last year, in a…

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Macau Casino Giant Bets on an Avatar-Like Theme Park

Macau’s decade-long gambling boom made Lui Che-Woo a multi-billionaire and his casino company number three in the world’s largest gambling hub. The Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. chairman is now venturing into something more family-friendly: theme parks.The next two phases of…

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