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Palermo: The new cultural capital of Europe.

Once it was confirmed by the Italian government that Palermo will be the new European capital of culture for 2018.

The city of Sicily will benefit the expected rise in tourism and additional funding for its cultural visibility.

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How has Brexit affected Britain's touris…

Britain left the European Union on January 31, 2020. This major U-turn has had an impact in many areas, including tourism. Here's how Britain's tourism industry has fared and what...

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The truth about working on a cruise ship

From 14-hour shifts to meager pay, working conditions on cruise ships are tough. No wonder it's becoming increasingly difficult to find staff.

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Turn off the heat and travel: Greece, Sp…

Amid high energy costs in Germany, the countries Greece, Spain and Turkey are trying to lure long-term winter tourists.

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Lack of snow forces rethink at German sk…

Unusually mild temperatures have left many German ski slopes snowless, hurting the tourist trade. Ski regions might need to reinvent what they have to offer tourists.

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US: FAA clears flights for departure aft…

Air traffic operations were gradually returning to normal, the Federal Aviation Administration said, after a systems failure grounded thousands of flights on Wednesday morning.

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Experts forecast 2023 travel preferences

Analysts predict the coronavirus pandemic and inflation will continue shaping how and where we choose to spend our holidays in 2023. Environmental considerations will play a minor role.

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Travel trend: Hitting the road solo gain…

Traveling alone is increasingly common in Germany and Europe. From clubbing holidays to rooming with strangers, tour operators are adapting to the trend.

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How bad for the environment is traveling…

Travel allows us to explore other cultures, but it's also harmful for the environment. Can changing your mode of transportation make a difference?

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DW's Christmas quiz

How familiar are you with German Christmas traditions? Take our quiz to find out!

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