World Business News

Ahead of the expected peak summer season, the idyllic Mediterranean island of Cyprus has celebrated record tourism arrivals for the first four months of the year, representing an increase of 19.5 per cent compared to January – April 2017.

Ljubljana Tourism organises a number of cultural interactive tours, which enable you to get a first-hand experience of rich history and tradition of the green capital of Slovenia. The newest among them is the Moustache tour, which introduces the lives of three cultural giants who, apart from playing a major role in the Slovenian history, had something else in common.

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, met today in Brussels with His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar. They discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations between the European Union and Qatar around areas of common interest. In this context, the High Representative/Vice-President and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, signed a Cooperation Arrangement between the European External Action Service and the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) announced an increase of 96.66 percent on visitor receipts for January and February 2018 compared to the same period last year.

German chancellor Angela Merkel has failed to build a new government after coalition talks broke down Sunday. The Free Democratic Party made the decision to leave as the strategy paper tabled left its members feeling compromised on issues ranging from refugees to the environment and energy.