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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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What are the COVID entry rules for trave…

Most European countries have lifted travel restrictions — despite ongoing high infection numbers. DW Travel has compiled this overview of EU rules.

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COVID travel restrictions: Germany

Travel in Europe is subject to COVID-19 restrictions. The omicron variant has led to higher numbers of infections, which are often less severe. This is how Germany is responding to...

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How remote workers are ticking off trave…

During the COVID-19 pandemic, employers urged staff to avoid offices and work remotely. Many seized the opportunity, packing their laptops and embarking on "workcations." Travel agencies are now catering to...

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War in Ukraine: Tourism specialists rela…

After Russia's invasion of Ukraine on February 24, tourism activities ended abruptly and remain suspended indefinitely. Here are five stories from people working in tourism — with their hopes, fears...

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Turkey's tourism sector battling fallout…

Last year, most foreign tourists in Turkey came from Russia, Germany and Ukraine. Two of the countries are at war. Visitor numbers are down — meaning tough times ahead for...

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More than just parties: Exploring Miami …

Despite its reputation as a party city, the US resort town has something for everyone. Its historic buildings hold clues about its popularity even during the pandemic.

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Vive la France!

On July 14, the French celebrate their national day, which commemorates the storming of the Bastille, the symbolic start of the French Revolution in 1789. We join the festivities with...

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Summer season without Russian tourists

Countries like Thailand, Cuba and Turkey are particularly popular with Russian tourists. These destinations face a dilemma as the war in Ukraine has stopped many Russians from traveling.

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Holiday woes: Hospitality sector faces t…

Two years into the pandemic, Germans are more eager to travel than ever. Hotels and restaurants are happy about the Easter travel boom, but lack skilled workers to meet the...

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