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from Mail Online

Syrian president releases laughable tourism video

#DailyMailUK ..... "The Syrian Ministry of Tourism has released a bizarre promo video bragging about the beauty of the country with people having fun at the seaside - despite the horrific realities of the ongoing civil war.".... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3766614/ALWAYS-beautiful-Syrian-president-releases-tourism-video-showing-tranquil-beach-resort-claims-visitor-numbers-horrific-violence-rips-country-apart.html

from the Guardian

Holidays in Greece: a history in tourism posters

In 1941, tourism is transferred to Greece’s ministry of national economy, where…

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from the Guardian

UN pays tens of millions to Assad regime under Syria aid programme

Bashar and Asma al-Assad: UN pays tens of millions to Assad regime under Syria aid programme Exclusive: Guardian analysis shows series of contracts awarded to government and charities linked to president’s family. The UN has spent thousands putting up staff at the Four Seasons hotel in Damascus.]. UN agencies paid $9,296,325.59 to the hotel in 2014-15 – which is understood to still be one-third owned by Syria’s ministry of tourism, a department outlawed under EU sanctions.

The Ministry of Tourism published photos from its participation and support for the West Indian American Labor Day Parade on Eastern Parkway in New York. [PHOTOS]