Post-Brexit, Britain may need ‘Hotel California’ model

A Union flag flies next to the flag of the European Union in Westminster, London, Britain June 24, 2016.

Reuters/Toby Melville/File Photo – RTX2IOXD BRUSSELS After the self-inflicted wound of voting to quit the European Union, Britain’s best option to limit the mutual economic and political damage could be called the “Hotel California” model

Mauritius says tourist arrivals up 9 pct y/y in May

PORT LOUIS (Reuters) – Mauritius’ tourist arrivals rose 9 percent year-on-year in May as the Indian Ocean island targets emerging markets, the country’s tourism minister said on Wednesday.

Visitor numbers climbed to 94,830 in May from 87,067 a year earlier, Xavier-Luc Duval, who is also Deputy Prime Minister, said in a statement

European Commission recommends granting visa-free travel to Turkish citizens

The European Union’s executive commission has recommended that Turkish citizens be allowed to travel to Europe without visas on short holidays and business trips, a major step towards fulfilling a key part of an agreement with Turkey to deal with the migrant crisis.

The European Commission said Turkey has met most of the 72 criteria needed for a visa waiver, and it invited member states and EU politicians to endorse the move by June 30.