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Machu Picchu Hullabaloo: Hundreds Barred From Entering Inca Site
eTurbo News |  Peru's extravagant celebrations of the centenary of the rediscovery of Machu Picchu descended into farce this week, after a bureaucratic wr... Read More
Highest and Lowest Tourist Tax Burdened Cities in US
eTurbo News |  A list of the top five 2011 U.S. cities with the lowest and highest tourism taxes is out, showing cost differences in as much as 56% on ave... Read More
Qantas, JAL to Launch Low-Cost Domestic Carrier in Japan
eTurbo News |  The Qantas Group and Japan Airlines are believed to be in advanced talks about starting a low-cost domestic carrier in Japan.A decision is ex... Read More
All-Female Tourist Police to Protect Visitors in Acapulco
eTurbo News |  A help-wanted ad in the Mexican Pacific state of Guerrero is drawing rebuke from some women's rights groups.In effect, the ad says: Wanted: W... Read More
America Voted "Funniest Nation," Germany "Least Funny"
eTurbo News |  The Americans have been voted the world's "funniest nationality" - the one "best at making people laugh" - in a global poll, which also names... Read More
10 Dirtiest Hotels in Europe Exposed
It's time again for what easily ranks as one of's most talked-about annual lists: Dirty Hotels. Who doesn't want the dirt on where stay in E... Read More
French Tourist Centers Pass "Decency of Dress" Laws
eTurbo News |  Perpignan, near the Spanish border, has become the latest city to issue fines to people who refuse to cover up after being approached by the ... Read More
Record Levels of Pollution Hit Hong Kong—Tourists Told to Stay Indoors
eTurbo News |  Hong Kong’s gleaming glass and steel skyscrapers and its verdant Peak disappeared into a cloud of smog and dust as a sandstorm blowing from n... Read More
Vietnam Builds Coastal Road Link to Cambodia and Thailand
eTurbo News |  According to Vietnamese media sources, construction will begin next month on
a 220-km long coastal road in the Mekong Delta as part of an i... Read More
Two Proposed Laws Fight Travel Fees
eTurbo News |  If you've ever been hit with a surprise fee when you rented a car or booked an airline ticket and found yourself saying, "There ought to be... Read More