Cape Town is looking to cash in on the estimated $220 billion that Muslim travellers are expected to spend by 2020.
Plans to boost tourism in Indonesia to 20 million visitors by 2020 have been met with criticism from environmental activists who argue ecosystems and traditional livelihoods are being threatened.
The number of tourists which hit a peak of 15 million a decade ago had plunged due to a series of terror attacks. Now Egypt is once again hoping to attract more visitors crucial to its economy.
The Spanish city of Barcelona is a prime destination for travelers, but many people living there say they have had enough and have taken to the sun-soaked beach to push back against certain types of tourists.
Portraits of world politicians and celebrities decorate the walls of Bulgarian village of Staro Zhelezare as Polish artists want to revive the economy in the sleepy village.
Turkish tourism body expects a total of 300,000 tourists are expected to explore the city in the air by the end of 2017.
It is not your traditional surfing destination, but this West African nation is eyeing this sport as a potential draw card to provide employment and bring in tourist dollars.
Artwork on huts in Makwatsha village caught the attention of the local French centre's director who invited the women to exhibit in France. Sales from the paintings and tourists are helping the women earn for the village.
The tensions on the Korean peninsula are putting off tourists and creating difficulties for South Korean companies.
A conceptual art project pioneered by Swiss artist twin brothers blows away traditional approaches to hospitality by moving beds outdoors.
Booking.com was ordered by a Turkish court to stop listing hotels in the country after a case was brought by local travel agencies.
European tourists have set aside security fears as travel bookings surge, says tour operator Thomas Cook.
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