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Japan reopens to tourists with shuttered souvenir shops, hotel staff shortage

Japan reopens to tourists with shuttered souvenir shops, hotel staff shortage

By Kantaro Komiya and Kentaro Sugiyama TOKYO (Reuters) – As Japan throws open its doors to visitors this week after more than two years of pandemic isolation, hopes for a tourism boom face tough headwinds amid shuttered shops and a shortage of hospitality workers. From Tuesday, Japan will reinstate visa-free travel to dozens of countries, …

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Richard Griffin told how the monarch had been hiking near the grounds of her estate in Balmoral (pictured, on the land), Scotland, wearing her tweeds and a headscarf

Her Majesty’s humor: How the Queen PRANKED two American tourists

The Queen was best known for her stoic manner and reassuring voice of calm in moments of crisis. But Her Majesty also had a wicked sense of humor, which only those closest to her got to witness first-hand. In one of the best examples, one of her former protection officers revealed a hilarious prank she …

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The crew of NS-22 pose for a portrait prior to their spaceflight.

‘Woohoo! We’re not going to die!’ Blue Origin space tourists celebrate successful mission

“Woohoo! We’re not going to die,” one of the passengers of Blue Origin’s NS-22 space tourist mission could be heard screaming on the livestream of the mission today (Aug. 4). “Our poor families!” Shortly after landing in the West Texas desert — and not dying — the crew of Blue Origin’s sixth crewed spaceflight sat …

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