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No matter energetic Bali volcano, govt needs tourists

It has been a lean tourist season on the Indonesian island of Bali due to an erupting volcano. Mount Agung’s eruption, which began in September, forced the island’s airport to close for two days last month, and visitor arrivals have dropped by more than 70 percent. Facing $1bn in lost tourist revenue, the Indonesian government…

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Kashmir battle drives vacationers away

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – A recent snowfall in the upper reaches of Indian-administered Kashmir came after months of drought. Mountaintops in the valley these days are mesmerising, covered with snow. An early snowfall would normally be a blessing for the local tourism sector, especially in famous winter resort areas, such as Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Sonmarg. Yet…