TOKYO— North Korea has lifted severe restrictions on foreign travel it imposed last year to keep the Ebola virus from crossing its borders. One tour company that takes tourists into North Korea, Uri Tours, said on its website Tuesday that it had been told by the country's national airline that the ban had been lifted. North Korea's decision to set the restrictions...» Read More
Lower oil prices usually boost airline profits, but for AirAsia, the drop pushed the carrier into the red as Malaysia's ringgit took a knock-on blow.
With a new Sports Hub and world-class events lined up this year, Singapore could claim a bigger slice of the global sports tourism pie.
Singapore is budgeting $3 billion for a fifth airport terminal before the fourth is even completed, but it isn't clear the travelers will come.
A deal to sell Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel to a Florida developer has been resurrected, albeit for a lower price.
LAS VEGAS— Within six months, the Riviera hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip will be history now that the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has approved a deal to buy it and demolish it. The agency's board members voted unanimously Friday with one member absent to spend up to $191 million to buy the 26- acre property on the north end of the Strip to make...
Thailand's interim parliament has passed a law banning foreigners from seeking surrogacy services to end a "rent-a-womb" fertility-tourism industry.
All those pining after childhood stories of "the tippy-top floor" of New York's Plaza Hotel might soon get to recreate it a few blocks away at the Waldorf.
Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group CEO, discusses the launch of two new brands, including the not yet open flagship Baccarat Hotel, which is in talks to sell for $230 million.
Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group CEO, reflects on news former Starwood CEO Frits van Paasschen has resigned.
Frits van Paasschen, president and chief executive of international hotel chain Starwood, has resigned “by mutual agreement with the board of directors,” according to the company.
Do you think “Garden of fashion” whenever you hear about London’s stylish Shoreditch? One community does, and has now renamed U.K.’s iconic treasures.
Steve Sandove, former Chairman and CEO of Saks, shares his global outlook for the retail industry.
Chinese spending on international travel in 2014 rose to $165 billion from $129 billion in 2013, the biggest percentage increase in two years, according to data released by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange last week. In November, the United States signed a landmark deal with China extending one-year visas issued to Chinese travelers to up to a...
When it comes to picking a vacation destination, forget the Caribbean or the U.S. — here are a slew of more popular holiday hot spots.
This list represents the largest capital commitments raised by private U.S. companies actively listed on equity crowdfunding platforms.
If dollar has an effect on flight and hotel bookings, there will likely be a delay, NBC News reports.
CNBC's Phil Han reports on whether the Australian government is heeding warnings that the Great Barrier Reef could be 'in danger'.
A former Korean Air exec at the center of a 'nut rage' case treated flight crew like "feudal slaves," a chief steward said in court on Monday.
PARIS, Feb 2- When Edith Zemirou bought Euro Disney stock two decades ago, she expected a decent return and her own small share in Mickey Mouse magic. In 1989, the Walt Disney Company announced a public share offering of its young European arm. The Paris- listed firm has recorded losses in 16 of its 23 years, despite owning Europe's top tourist destination with about...
ATHENS, Jan 29- Greece's tourism minister promised on Thursday Athens had no plans to curb all-inclusive resorts on its sun-drenched islands, after suggestions new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had declared war on the popular packages. All-inclusive deals that limit added food and bar expenses for vacationers are especially popular among the millions of...