International tourism reached an all-time high in 2015 with some 1.2 billion tourists traveling the globe. But the threat of terror attacks has left some hotspots hurting.
The 3-meter-high glass and metal barrier is both bulletproof and strong enough to stop a truck on a suicide mission. France remains on a state of high alert since a series of terror attacks in 2015 left hundreds dead.
The volatile political situation in Catalonia as well as security concerns have cast a dark shadow over the fortunes of Barcelona's tourism industry midterm, hurting the region's economy and jobs. Judit Alonso reports.
Disney's CEO announced the plans to transform the Paris theme park during a visit to the French presidential palace. Plans include areas based on three Disney franchises: Marvel, Frozen and Star Wars.
"Islamic State" attacks in Paris and the 2015 New Year's Eve sexual assaults in Cologne led to a reduction in overnight visits in both cities. However, tourism may once again be on the rise.
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