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In the midst of an $8 billion growth spurt, Sheraton will open a record 38 newly constructed hotels in the next 12 months, including several in Iraq.
But in the midst of a three-year increase in American tourism in Mexico, communities along the Rio Grande see potential to win back some of the tourists and revitalize an industry that has gone dormant since the cartel violence erupted south of the border.
Nearly 60,000 passengers were bumped from U.S. flights last year, leaving about $450 million in potential compensation on the table.
Internationally, tourism numbers are strengthening amid rises in business travel, hotel construction and airline trips.
With admission to some amusement parks hovering around $100 per person, some families are considering other options.
OLYMPIA, Wash.-- After eliminating the state tourism office in 2011, Washington lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow those in the private sector to pick up the slack.
About half a million Americans legally travel to Cuba every year, and tour professionals are hopeful that policies may change to allow more.
FRANKFURT, March 3- Egyptian billionaire Samih Sawiris is taking a stake of 25 percent to 35 percent in FTI, Germany's fourth-biggest tour operator, the two parties said on Monday. FTI's founder and chief will keep a majority of shares in the company, which competes with Europe's biggest travel firm TUI.
Frequent fliers who try to accumulate the most airline points while spending little money, may soon have to figure out a new way to game the system.
Seattle's airport will soon get a dose of indie cred as the grunge-famous Sub Pop label starts selling vinyl and CDs, and hosting gigs.
TUNIS, Feb 26- Tunisia expects a record high 7 million tourists to visit this year as the country that inspired the Arab Spring revolts enjoys political stability for the first time since the uprising three years ago, the tourism minister said.
BANGKOK, Feb 25- Thailand announced a slump in trade figures on Tuesday with the biggest drop in imports in more than four years in January, as months of anti-government protests extended their economic toll beyond falling tourism numbers.
As lending options returned last year, hotel companies have ramped up construction, including Best Western, which is aiming for a more upscale market.
NASCAR's $400 million renovation of its primary stadium won't make a dent in rain delays, but it aims to appeal to a more diverse, plugged-in crowd.
Even with 100,000 flights canceled this winter and word of a new terror threat, airlines are headed for sunny skies, analysts forecast.
*Red Sea resorts quiet but some cancellations coming in. By killing two holidaymakers near one of Egypt's biggest sea-and-sun resorts, the Islamist militants behind the attack have undermined Egyptian official assurances that foreigners face no threat from the turmoil that has shaken the country since the overthrow of autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011..
Thailand's political upheaval may be driving tourists away, but they'll likely rush into the waiting arms of neighboring countries, Credit Suisse said.
Another winter storm hits the East, causing more travel headaches.
Cruise lines are now offering some of their best deals of the year. How to score a luxury cruise for less.
Starting in March, passengers on some Alaska flights will get free Old 55 Pale Ale made by Silver Gulch Brewing & Bottling.