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SAN ANTONIO’S HISTORIC MISSIONS RECEIVE UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE STATUS

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Saturday, July 25, 2015

The wait is finally over: The San Antonio Missions have officially been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

BRAND USA TAKES CREDIT FOR GROWING CULINARY TOURISM IN THE U.S.

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Culinary tourists are pushing growth in foreign tourism to the United States, which is transforming its image as a fast-food mecca to a land of regional tastes and dishes, said officials visiting the Expo 2015 world’s fair focusing on food this week.

BAILOUT TAX HIKES ALREADY HURTING GREEK TOURISM SPOTS' BUSINESS

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Monday, July 13, 2015

An hour west of Athens, the pebbly beaches by turquoise waters and pine-covered mountains are nearly empty as the Greek sunbathers who normally pack them stay home amid fears their country's economy could implode.

 

JOINT COMMUNIQUE BY PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA AND PRESIDENT DILMA ROUSSEFF

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

During a recent visit to the United States, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and President Obama committed to work closely together to meet the requirements of both the U.S. Visa Waiver Program and Brazil’s applicable legislation to enable American and Brazilian citizens visa free travel.

COMPUTER GLITCH AT STATE DEPARTMENT CAUSES HAVOC FOR FOREIGN VISITORS

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A computer glitch in the State Department system for conducting security checks on foreign visitors has virtually halted the issuing of visas at embassies worldwide this month, upending the travel plans of hundreds of thousands of people seeking to come to the United States for business and pleasure.

WHICH IS WORLD'S CLEANEST AIRLINE?

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Friday, June 19, 2015

All of the top 10 airlines in Skytrax's annual World Airline Awards for cleanliest cabins were Asian.

TAIWAN CONTINUES IN U.S. VISA WAIVER PROGRAM

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

In a statement released Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it welcomes a letter from the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) that affirms the renewal of Taiwan's participation in the program.

 

TECHNOLOGY REDUCING WAIT TIMES AT CUSTOMS

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Friday, June 12, 2015

A mobile passport control app launched at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is expanding to other airports around the country, with the goal of reducing wait times at Customs.

 

BRAZIL MAY LIFT VISA NEEDED BY AMERICANS HEADING TO OLYMPICS

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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Brazil's tourism minister said Thursday the visa requirements may be lifted for Americans wishing to attend next year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, an effort that may boost ticket sales.

HERE'S HOW MUCH IT COSTS AMERICAN CITIZENS TO ENTER 19 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The US passport is among the most sought after in the world, ranking first in travel freedom, allowing holders to travel to 174 countries pretty much hassle free—at worst, $20 here or there.

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