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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— A large hotel in one of the main tourist districts of Puerto Rico has abruptly announced that it will close. Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association President Miguel Vega says the Radisson Ambassador Plaza in the Condado district of San Juan will close Wednesday. He said it will result in the loss of about 200 jobs.
If there's one place that sizzled through the country's historic cold winter temperatures this year, it's the Sunshine State.
MIAMI— A legal and political scuffle has broken out in Miami over a developer's plans to build a 1,000- foot tourist tower complete with thrill rides, observation decks, restaurants and clubs. Miami voters approved the $430 million project last August with one key promise: No public money would be spent. That has led to a lawsuit against the city and county filed by...
PATERSON, N.J.— Officials are hoping a renovated visitors' center at Great Falls National Historical Park will turn the northern New Jersey attraction into a thriving tourist destination. More than 150 people were on hand in Paterson for Tuesday's grand opening of the recently renovated welcome center. The Record newspaper reports Mayor Jose Torres called...
Petra Nemcova, supermodel and founder of the Happy Hearts Fund, says travel and tourism is a powerful engine for the long-term recovery for countries that are affected by natural disasters.
Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia, says the travel sector needs to embrace social media as the industry changes.
Barbara Muckermann, CEO of Yonderbound, discusses the company, which gives users a platform where they can share their travel experiences with others.
Tourism is playing a key role in Europe's economic recovery, according to Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission.
How is the Spanish recovery helping the major hotel chains? Federico Gonzalez Tejera, CEO of NH Hotel Group, says there are many benefits, including level of activity and better pricing.
Discussing tech disruption, Federico González Tejera, CEO of NH Hotel Group, talks to CNBC about how it's incorporating technology into its hotel business, to benefit customers.
Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says that the tourism sector is a big source of European employment, while the value of the euro and cost of oil are important drivers too.
Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says he has complete faith in the European Commission and expects them to carry out a "credible", serious investigation.
Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says he thinks a U.K. referendum on European Union membership could be politically risky, and wants Britain to remain in the union.
Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says that all efforts should be made to avoid a "Grexit."
Has the travel and tourism sector been too slow in adapting to new technologies? Julie Meyer, CEO of Ariadne Capital, explains why she doesn't think this is the case.
The slowdown in China's economy and a stronger local currency is hurting Singapore's tourism sector, says Euben Paracuelles, executive director and Southeast Asia economist at Nomura.
Last week, the Singapore government announced a global campaign to increase tourism numbers. CNBC's Pauline Chiou has more.
James Tien, Liberal Party Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong, discusses the government's decision to scrap the issuing of multiple entry Hong Kong visas to Shenzhen citizens.
Florida Governor Rick Scott, says Florida shows a lot of opportunity for port usage.
China's booming travel sector is driving growth for many online players. In this episode of "Managing Asia", CNBC speaks to the boss of mainland's biggest travel website, Ctrip.com.