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Las Vegas hotels bet on technology to attract, dazzle guests

Jan 10, 2018

In the hypercompetitive world of Las Vegas tourism, the staples of hotel-room technology _ a phone on a nightstand and a flat-screen TV _ don't cut it anymore

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After 2-day halt, trains to snowbound Swiss town resume

Jan 10, 2018

A train packed with tourists left from a snowbound resort town near Switzerland's famed Matterhorn peak, marking the resumption of railway service that was halted for two days because of avalanche risks and stranded thousands of visitors

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Pack of wolves in Romania filmed by surveillance camera

Jan 10, 2018

Romanian forestry officials release footage of a wolf pack caught on camera in central Romania

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Snow, avalanche risks strand 13,000 tourists in Zermatt

Jan 9, 2018

Swiss authorities near the famed Matterhorn peak have closed roads and train service into the nearby town of Zermatt amid a heightened avalanche risk, with some 13,000 tourists stuck inside

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Cyprus: casino resort to add $838 million to economy yearly

Jan 9, 2018

Cyprus' president says the island-nation's new casino resort will pump $838 million into the island-nation's economy annually

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Prague astronomical clock to be removed for restoration

Jan 8, 2018

One of Prague's major tourist attractions, its medieval astronomical clock, has been stopped and is to be taken away for months for major repairs

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The Louvre Museum welcomed 8.1 million visitors in 2017

Jan 8, 2018

Paris' Louvre Museum welcomed 8.1 million visitors in 2017, up 10 percent on the year before, a sign of tourism revival in the French capital

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Spanish soldiers work to rescue drivers trapped by snow

Jan 7, 2018

Emergency response units of the Spanish army say they have deployed to rescue drivers on a highway near Madrid that were trapped in their cars by heavy snows falling across large parts of Spain

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Brazilian samba schools parade along Copacabana beach

Jan 7, 2018

Musicians from Rio de Janeiro's top 13 samba schools to parade along the city's Copacabana Beach

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Bomb charge added against man after San Francisco arrest

Jan 5, 2018

A federal grand jury has indicted a California man on charges of plotting to use homemade bombs during a Christmas Day attack on San Francisco's Pier 39

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