tourism

Growing numbers of Mexicans are rethinking their plans for a US holiday

 03/24/2017 - 05:17
Mexican immigrants at the US Border. EFE/BEatriz Limón. 
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Widespread resentment toward Donald Trump and falling peso are the two main reasons, as reported in El País.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 5:15am
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Mexican immigrants at the US Border. EFE/BEatriz Limón. 

The former Mayor's 'Slush Fund' hasn't cleaned up with spring

 03/21/2017 - 19:07
Former Mayor, Michael A. Nutter, and Desiree Peterkin Bell are under fire for $52,000 that was not accounted for in the Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia.
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What once was a call in the dark from the City Controller Alan Butkovitz is now the talk of political circles throughout the city.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
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Former Mayor, Michael A. Nutter, and Desiree Peterkin Bell are under fire for $52,000 that was not accounted for in the Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia.

Cuba welcomes First Norwegian Cruise Line vessel from US

 03/09/2017 - 19:40
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The cruise ship Marina, with the Florida-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., arrived Thursday at the port of Havana with 1,250 passengers on its first trip to Cuba.

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Friday, March 10, 2017 - 8:30am
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The cruise ship Marina, with the Florida-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., remains anchored in the bay of Havana, Cuba, Mar. 9, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto

Where Will the Border Wall Begin?

 01/30/2017 - 03:49
An art installation in protest against Donald Trump. EFE/JUSTIN LANE
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The Río Grande Valley, in Texas, seems to be the preferred place to start building Trump's border wall. La Vanguardia newspaper reports on the impact of the border in the daily lives of its citizens on both sides of the border.

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Monday, January 30, 2017 - 3:23am
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An art installation in protest against Donald Trump. EFE/JUSTIN LANE

Fiesta is over

 11/24/2016 - 16:31
Barcelona is overcrowded with tourists and foreign visitors. The rise in illegal rental apartments has increased exponentially the rental prices, disappointing some local residents. Photo: WIKI COMMONS
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Barcelona authorities announced Thursday they had fined Airbnb and Homeaway 600,000 euros ($633,600) each for advertising and renting out apartments to tourists illegally.

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Friday, November 25, 2016 - 5:21am
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Barcelona is overcrowded with tourists and foreign visitors. The rise in illegal rental apartments has increased exponentially the rental prices, disappointing some local residents. Photo: WIKI COMMONS

Philly 'el mejor sitio turístico' según Lonely Planet

 02/09/2016 - 15:01
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La nueva designación de Filadelfia como Patrimonio de la Humanidad, su "transformación urbana" y su asequibilidad la han posicionado en el primer lugar de la lista de Lonely Planet "como mejor sitio turístico en Estados Unidos".

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 12:28pm
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Dining, events, gentrification: Lonely Planet names Philly top travel spot in U.S.

 02/09/2016 - 12:44
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The city is called “NYC’s more neighborly neighbor”

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 12:28pm
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