Following the attacks in Brussels, many tourists are staying away from Belgian seaside resorts. Fearing terrorism, Japanese, Australian and American sightseers are crossing Belgium off their European itineraries.
Spain is set to replace the United States as the world's second tourism destination while France has retained the top spot, the UN World Tourism Organization said Monday.
To mark the first anniversary of the December 19 event, the Christmas market at the Breitscheidplatz will be closed the whole day. The market will reopen on Wednesday.
Rotterdam police said they were taking no chances despite a lack of "concrete information" suggesting a terror attack. Searches of the four men's homes found no weapons or explosives. One suspect was of Swedish origin.
Turkish authorities will not allow New Year celebrations at Istanbul's iconic Taksim Square for security reasons, state media reported Wednesday, quoting local officials.
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