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Reykjavik Rises, Barcelona Slips And Nice Rebounds As Top European Summer Travel Destinations In 2018

Church and boats moored along the canal in Amsterdam, Holland – Image Credit: TravelandLeisure WVNTR – London and Paris continue to be the most popular European destinations for American travelers this summer, but the remaining spots on the Top 20 list saw significant movement from 2017, according to an analysis by Allianz Global Assistance, a […]

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France issues most short-stay Schengen visas in 2017

WVNTR – (TTN) – For yet another year, France tops the table for having received more applications for short-term visas than any other Schengen country, according to the Schengen Visa statistics for consulates in 2017, published by the Migration and Home Affairs of the European Commission. France consulates around the world had received a total […]

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The Royal Wedding and its Impact on Tourism

WVNTR – The British royal family is a well-known symbol of the UK and one of the most widely recognized institutions. The world is buzzing about the upcoming royal wedding as Prince Harry gets ready to marry American actress Meghan Markle on May 19that Windsor Castle. In recent years, the UK has been plagued by […]

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Dublin Is Europe’s 3rd Priciest Spring Destination, According to Survey

WVNTR – Dublin is one of the most expensive European cities for hotel stays this spring, according to a survey by Cheaprooms.co.uk. The website compared hotel rates across 40 popular city destinations for the month of May. For each city, the price for the cheapest available double room during May 2018 was established. Only hotels situated […]

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Massive passport fraud in Hungary allowed dozens of people to enter U.S. under false identities, officials say

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban gives his first international press conference on April 10, 2018 at the parliament building in Budapest, two days after his Fidesz party won the general elections. (Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images) WVN – U.S. officials have uncovered a fraud scheme that has allowed foreign nationals to enter the United States under false […]

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I sold all I had to go to Europe – now I’m home, and broke

WVN – More than 3,000 Nigerian migrants who failed to reach Europe, have been flown home by the International Organization for Migration. Many sold everything to make the trip and aren’t sure how to face their families, writes Colin Freeman. Evans William tells me he sold everything but the kitchen sink to fund his dream […]

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Georgian President Promises To Preserve Visa-Free Travel

WVN – Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili says that Tbilisi is ready to take more action to preserve the hard-won visa liberalization regime that enables its citizens to travel to the EU’s Schengen Area without obtaining a visa. Margvelashvili made the pledge on March 8 in Brussels, where EU interior ministers met to discuss concerns about […]

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