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VENICE, Italy— Florida's realtors and tourism authorities will probably not be using "99 Homes" in their promotional material. The Sunshine State looks pretty shady in Ramin Bahrani's Orlando- set drama, one of 20 films competing for prizes at the Venice Film Festival.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit— a move officials say will cut back on overcrowding, litter and safety issues at the popular tourist attraction in Arizona.
Industry players are confident that 3-D museums will become major regional attractions.
HONOLULU— Hawaii tourism officials said Thursday they were tempering their expectations, but they still anticipate continued growth for the state's biggest industry. Still, growing numbers of travelers from markets like Australia, China and South Korea should help fuel continued expansion.
Mobile internet is China's most lucrative sector according to Fosun International, the country's largest private investment firm.
A large great white shark was spotted off the coast of Cape Cod by a state police helicopter crew during a routine patrol, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Asia may be seeing the strongest airline passenger growth, but its carriers are struggling to eke out profits, dented by overexpansion.
LAKE WALES, Fla.— The tourists stream to Florida in their cars, intent on a week at Disney or a sugar-sand seashore or a nonstop party on South Beach. Welcome to Florida, "she says with a big smile. Oranges, especially, have long been synonymous with the magic of Florida.
Thailand's junta wants to sell a positive story about its coup saving a troubled economy, but there is little evidence yet of a sustainable recovery.
China aims to double domestic spending on tourism by 2020 by offering financial and other support, as it seeks to spur economic growth.
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland to die between 2008 and 2012, and the numbers doubled over those years, researchers reported.
LAS VEGAS— While gay couples still can't get married in the marriage capital of the world, Las Vegas wants to let them know they— and their money— are more than welcome to the buffet of other activities Sin City has to offer.
The cruise industry is seeking a bigger slice of the growing Chinese tourist pie, with Beijing putting its heft behind expansion efforts.
While the nation's primary passenger rail system is growing amid hopes for faster service, it's stuck with crumbling infrastructure.
For one month every year, Singapore takes a hiatus from its squeaky clean reputation to feed the hungry ghosts during the annual Chinese festival.
Japan's courting of Muslim tourists has led to a wave of Halal food and Muslim-friendly amenities sprouting in the land of the rising sun.
Alaska is setting tourism records due in part due to improved air service and cruise access to the Northwest Passage.
Following protests, orcas in San Diego will get a new 10-million gallon killer whale environment, SeaWorld officials said.
Once the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world, the Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain is being retired.
On its centennial, cruisers are still flocking to make the 8–10 hour trip between oceans.