At the Sea People restaurant in Shima, a hamlet on Japan’s eastern coast, sea-diver Machiyo Yamashita wants a piece of a tourism industry dominated by the cities that sapped her town’s vitality by luring away its youth.
Marriott International Inc., the world’s second-largest publicly traded hotel company, said it will continue expanding its chains in African markets following the acquisition of South Africa’s Protea Hospitality Holdings.
Mozambique expects a peaceful election in October to revive its image as a popular tourist destination after a series of kidnappings prompted many foreigners to shun the African country’s white sandy beaches.
A bus full of South Koreans was hit by a bomb yesterday near Egypt’s border with Israel, killing four people, in a sign militants may be expanding a deadly campaign against security forces to the tourism industry.
Emirates, the world’s biggest airline by international passenger traffic, is seeking to raise about $2 billion from four loans to fund the purchase of planes, according to two people familiar with the matter.
USA Basketball plans to move to Arizona after 35 years in Colorado. The first step is building parking facilities, which may not generate enough money to repay the municipal bonds financing the construction.
A bomb struck a bus packed with South Koreans near Egypt’s border with Israel, killing four people, signaling that militants may be expanding a deadly campaign against security forces to the vital tourism industry.