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Tourism businesses that were just finding their footing after nearly two years of devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic are being rattled again as countries throw up new barriers to travel in an effort to contain the omicron variant.

LONDON — British airline easyJet said Tuesday that it is already seeing some impact on demand from the new omicron variant of the coronavirus in the days since it was first identified.

LONDON — British airline easyJet said Tuesday that it is already seeing some impact on demand from the new omicron variant of the coronavirus in the days since it was first identified.

MEXICO CITY — Communal farmers and butterfly guides are hoping for a rebound in the number of monarch butterflies — and tourists — at their wintering grounds in central Mexico after a bad year for both last year.

MEXICO CITY — Communal farmers and butterfly guides are hoping for a rebound in the number of monarch butterflies — and tourists — at their wintering grounds in central Mexico after a bad year for both last year.

Kefalonia is among the top ten largest islands in Greece and the biggest in its own Ionian island chain.

Kefalonia is among the top ten largest islands in Greece and the biggest in its own Ionian island chain.

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Beauty of Milos Promoted Through Dior video

ATHENS - The Dior collection for 2022 is inspired by ancient Greece.

ATHENS - The Dior collection for 2022 is inspired by ancient Greece.
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Returns, with All the Trimmings

NEW YORK — Crimped by the coronavirus pandemic last year, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is returning Thursday in full albeit with precautions.

NEW YORK — Crimped by the coronavirus pandemic last year, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is returning Thursday in full albeit with precautions.

Israel to Give Gaza Christians Permits for Christmas Holiday

JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities on Wednesday said they would permit 500 members of the Gaza Strip's tiny Christian community to enter Israel and the occupied West Bank to celebrate Christmas.

JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities on Wednesday said they would permit 500 members of the Gaza Strip's tiny Christian community to enter Israel and the occupied West Bank to celebrate Christmas.

City of Athens Lights Up Its Christmas Tree with Show at Syntagma Square

ATHENS - The City of Athens annual tree-lighting event for the Christmas holidays took place at Syntagma Square on Tuesday evening.

ATHENS - The City of Athens annual tree-lighting event for the Christmas holidays took place at Syntagma Square on Tuesday evening.

The Santa Experience This Year is a Mix of Laps, Distancing

NEW YORK (AP) — Santa is back this year, but he pleads caution as he continues to tiptoe through the pandemic.

NEW YORK (AP) — Santa is back this year, but he pleads caution as he continues to tiptoe through the pandemic.

Golden Ratio Places New York 5th, Athens 6th, among Beautiful Cities of the World

LONDON – They say there is no definition of beauty, but there is a formula - the Golden Ratio, to be exact.

LONDON – They say there is no definition of beauty, but there is a formula - the Golden Ratio, to be exact.

A Year Later, Rhode Island Buildings Still Say ‘Plantations’

PROVIDENCE, R.I (AP) — Rhode Island dropped “Providence Plantations” from its name a year ago, but not from its buildings.

PROVIDENCE, R.I (AP) — Rhode Island dropped “Providence Plantations” from its name a year ago, but not from its buildings.
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Christmas in Bethlehem: Gilded Treasures, But Few Tourists (Photos)

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Ahead of Christmas, a towering wooden screen — once blackened with soot from millions of worshippers' candles — is being restored to its gilded glory in the Church of the Nativity, built at the site where many believe Jesus was born.

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Ahead of Christmas, a towering wooden screen — once blackened with soot from millions of worshippers' candles — is being restored to its gilded glory in the Church of the Nativity, built at the site where many believe Jesus was born.

Chic Hotel Opening in New York City Celebrates Broadway (Photos)

NEW YORK (AP) — Visitors to the latest chic hotel to open in New York's theater district can easily walk to any Broadway show — or they can stay inside and celebrate them.

NEW YORK (AP) — Visitors to the latest chic hotel to open in New York's theater district can easily walk to any Broadway show — or they can stay inside and celebrate them.

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