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The Gaza war, in which Israel is now waging a ground offensive to try to destroy Palestinian tunnels and missile stocks, is set to wipe at least half a billion dollars off the Jewish state's economy this year, industry bodies estimate. More than 3.5 million visitors came to Israel in 2013, pumping some 40 billion shekels into the economy.
CHATHAM, Mass.— Its reputation as a man-eating predator aside, the great white shark is emerging as a boon for tourism on Cape Cod. Among the entrepreneurs is Justin Labdon, owner of the Cape Cod Beach Chair Company, who started selling "Chatham Whites" T-shirts after customers who were renting paddle boards and kayaks began asking whether it was safe to go to sea.
Farm-to-table meals have become so popular that hotels are now getting in the game by offering prepared meals using food hooked or shot by guests.
The 72- story U.S. Bank Tower will see about $50 million worth of improvements, including an upgrade of the lobby, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. The downtown tower's new owners hope to make the building a busy tourist attraction to rival New York's Empire State Building and Chicago's Willis Tower, both of which are more than 100 stories tall.
Malware on computers in hotel business centers can record every keystroke a guest makes.
Mom-and-pop nudist resorts are folding while larger more luxurious options are thriving, The Economist reports.
For all the attention Lyft has drummed up from investors, government regulators in New York are far from impressed.
The wildly popular "Game of Thrones" TV series could also help re-establish Croatia's reputation as a location for film making.
A lawsuit seeking class-action status says passenger bags sometimes get bumped to make way for paid cargo, Crain's Chicago Business reports.
In today's "Power Pitch," Kristen McClellan pitches her device SnappyScreen, which applies sunscreen at the customers desired SPF level.
In the face of booming tourism, Croatia is faced with something of a dilemma: how to build on its natural assets without spoiling them.
This “small country for great holidays” suffers the same malaise that hampers other holiday hot spots along the Mediterranean coast.
Business travelers spent less money per trip in the second quarter, but it wasn't because prices went down, according to a new report.
Fluffy pillows might make hotel guests feel welcome, but sometimes face time with a pet is what a road warrior might be craving.
Alan Leibman, CEO of Kerzner International, outlines the hotel operator's expansion plans in Asia Pacific.
Brand USA is actively involved in Asian markets to tap into the "aspirational" nature of travel to the U.S., said Chris Thompson CEO of Brand USA.
The Friday start to the long holiday weekend is shaping up to be the busiest travel day of the summer, according to forecasts.
LAX Airport could get a transit link to the Metro as soon as 2022.
NAIROBI, June 30- Kenya's economy expanded 4.1 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2014, slowing from 5.2 percent growth in the same period last year, the statistics office said on Monday. The east African nation has been hit by a spate of gun and grenade attacks in recent months, blamed on Islamists from neighboring Somalia, curbing tourist arrivals.
The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art aims to open in 2018, based on the personal collection of the "Star Wars" director.