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New York Times offers 'Brexit means Brexit' guided tour of London

New York Times offers 'Brexit means Brexit' guided tour of London | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
Six-day, $5,995 per person trip gives US tourists the chance to ‘examine the historic implications of a historic vote’
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Tourists flock to Iran's 'image of the world'

Tourists flock to Iran's 'image of the world' | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
Key sites in the historic city of Isfahan have witnessed a significant rise in visitor numbers since the nuclear deal.
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The Gambia: Reviving the tourism industry

The Gambia: Reviving the tourism industry | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
Tourists stopped coming during the country's electoral crisis, but the new government is hopeful good times are ahead.
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'We need development': Maldives switches focus from climate threat to mass tourism

'We need development': Maldives switches focus from climate threat to mass tourism | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
The new government plans to relocate residents to larger atolls – leaving small islands ripe for development. It says these super resorts, not solar power, will create the money needed to adapt to climate change
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AFLW: How a women's league has captivated Australia - BBC News

AFLW: How a women's league has captivated Australia - BBC News | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
How a long-anticipated moment in Australian sport has exceeded expectations despite controversy over pay.
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China's $100M mission to grow 'olive ball'

China's $100M mission to grow 'olive ball' | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
With an investment of $100 million and ambitions to have one million players in the next five to 10 years, rugby is very much on the rise in China.
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The 16 most Instagrammed places of 2016

The 16 most Instagrammed places of 2016 | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
Instagram has released its annual list of the world's most popular spots for taking photos — a veritable who's who (or, perhaps, a where's where) of the globe's top tourist destinations. We've compiled Instagram posts featuring the top 16 locations of 2016, to lighten your cold-weather blues. Plus, if you're making a New Year's resolution to travel more, this list might spark some inspiration.
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Why tourists thirst for authenticity – and how they can find it

Why tourists thirst for authenticity – and how they can find it | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
From Chinese tourists in Kidlington, to Brits slumming it in Rio, everyone wants an 'authentic' experience.
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Sports report - Geographical

Sports report - Geographical | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
Benjamin Hennig gets to grips with the increasingly globalised world of football
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South Sudan and the unifying power of sport

South Sudan and the unifying power of sport | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
Sports teams bring together athletes from communities torn apart by South Sudan's ongoing civil war.
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Cartogram Special – The Olympic Games - Geographical

Cartogram Special – The Olympic Games - Geographical | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
Benjamin Hennig charts the winners and participants of the Olympic Games
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Female tourists should not wear skirts in India, says tourism minister

Female tourists should not wear skirts in India, says tourism minister | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
Foreign arrivals issued with welcome kit including safety advice for women, after high-profile assaults
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Which Nation Has the Most Olympic Medals Per Capita?

Which Nation Has the Most Olympic Medals Per Capita? | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
It’s not the U.S.
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Venice bans new kebab shops so that the city doesn't lose its identity

Venice bans new kebab shops so that the city doesn't lose its identity | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
Paola Mar, Venice's tourism chief, said the Italian city did not object to kebabs or fast foods in principle, and stressed she did not have a problem with people eating outside.
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Keep out: How Donald Trump affects America’s tourist business | The Economist

Keep out: How Donald Trump affects America’s tourist business | The Economist | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
TRUMP Tower, in midtown Manhattan, has become a modern-day Mount Vernon. Tourists have long visited George Washington’s homestead. Now they venture through Trump Tower’s brass doors to ogle the decor—“it’s so gold,” said a German teenager standing near the lobby’s waterfall on a recent afternoon—or buy souvenirs.
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Why China is investing so heavily in football – video

Why China is investing so heavily in football – video | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
The Chinese Super League is set to get under way, with clubs having spent over £330m on players this winter transfer window, we will see the impact of the investment. We take a look at the reasoning behind the spending
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Banksy opens Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem

Banksy opens Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
Hotel in Bethlehem offers 'worst view in the world' with rooms facing grey concrete.
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Top 9 maps and charts that explain Super Bowl - Geoawesomeness

Top 9 maps and charts that explain Super Bowl - Geoawesomeness | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
Tweet Share on Facebook Share Share Email Pin Pocket Flipboard Each year, on a Sunday at the end of January or beginning of February, tens of millions of Americans declare their unofficial holiday. More than half the adult population in the US watch The Super Bowl, which determines the championship of American football. The maps …
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Will Bath dare to become the first UK city with a ‘tourist tax’?

Will Bath dare to become the first UK city with a ‘tourist tax’? | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
The city council is considering a charge for overnight visitors – but fears being labelled ‘the tax city’
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The current All Blacks are the most dominant rugby side ever. Why?

The current All Blacks are the most dominant rugby side ever. Why? | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
In the aspects of the game that matter most, nobody can match New Zealand
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Global Destination Cities Index 2016 | Global Hub

Global Destination Cities Index 2016 | Global Hub | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
An evolving world made possible by evolving cities.
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Football in Hanoi, where Premier League clubs trump the Vietnamese champions

Football in Hanoi, where Premier League clubs trump the Vietnamese champions | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
The Vietnamese league contains skilful players but it needs to clean up its reputation to win over a population who prefer watching English football on TV
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Government taskforce says Sharm el-Sheikh travel ban could help radicalisation

Government taskforce says Sharm el-Sheikh travel ban could help radicalisation | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
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What Atlanta Might Gain From a Stadium It Doesn't Need

What Atlanta Might Gain From a Stadium It Doesn't Need | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
The $1.2 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium isn’t vital to the city’s existence, but its surroundings may still see benefits from it.
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Rio 2016 alternate medal table: How countries rank when we adjust for population and GDP

Rio 2016 alternate medal table: How countries rank when we adjust for population and GDP | IB GEOGRAPHY LEISURE SPORT & TOURISM LANCASTER | Scoop.it
The Rio Olympics has been dominated by the United States, Great Britain and China, which between them claimed 99 golds and a total of 258 medals throughout the Games.
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