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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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Spanish tourism industry under pressure …

As Spain deals with a record lack of rainfall, calls are growing for the tourism sector to do more to save water.

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Visiting Germany as a foreign tourist: W…

Whether you're into high culture, beer festivals or football — Germany makes for a fabulous holiday destination. But who needs a visa to visit?

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Spain: Canary Islands' mass protests tar…

Many locals say they don't benefit from tourism, as housing is getting scarce and average salaries remain low.

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Entry fee for Venice travel: Will it cur…

Officials in Venice are introducing a fee for day tourists hoping to prevent overtourism in the Italian lagoon city. Will it work?

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Are climate-neutral flights a realistic …

The aviation industry must drastically reduce its emissions in the coming years. But there are still many hurdles to overcome.

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Traveling from Berlin to Helsinki — with…

Flying is a major CO2 emitter when traveling. But how feasible are alternative modes of transportation? DW reporter Benjamin Bathke traveled 36 hours to find out.

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Germany: Airport security staff strike a…

Airport strikes will again impact flights in Germany, with security staff at a series of smaller hubs not working. Hanover, Dortmund, Weeze, Dresden, Leipzig and Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden are impacted on Friday.

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Can ship cruises actually be net zero by…

A lack of alternative fuels and desire to save money has kept cruise companies from significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Critics believe they could do more.

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World's largest cruise ship sets sail

The Icon of the Seas has left its Miami home base for the first time as it set course for a seven-day tour of the Caribbean.

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