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  • How Croatia can cash in on its natural beauty Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:05 PM ET
    The Croatian national flag, left, sits alongside the European Union one

    In the face of booming tourism, Croatia is faced with something of a dilemma: how to build on its natural assets without spoiling them.

  • Meet sluggish Club Med’s easterly member: Croatia Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 1:07 AM ET

    This “small country for great holidays” suffers the same malaise that hampers other holiday hot spots along the Mediterranean coast.

  • Business travel forecast slightly less upbeat Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Business travelers spent less money per trip in the second quarter, but it wasn't because prices went down, according to a new report.

  • Virgin Galactic partners with New Mexico hotel Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Virgin Galactic appears to be getting closer to reaching its long-delayed goal of launching tourists into space. The company said Monday it has selected Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces as the preferred hotel for its elite roster of passengers, who will pay $200,000 a person to make the flights from Spaceport America.

  • Hotels are going to the dogs - for your enjoyment Saturday, 5 Jul 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
    At the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, guests can take Mavis, a Lab/Retriever mix or Beau, a Yellow Labrador, for a walk.

    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.

  • Booked! 20 busiest airports for July 4 travel Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 2:48 PM ET
    Passengers at the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

    The Friday start to the long holiday weekend is shaping up to be the busiest travel day of the summer, according to forecasts.

  • 880,000 visitors expected in NH for holiday Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— An organization that studies New Hampshire tourism says an estimated 880,000 out-of-state visitors are expected for the July 4th holiday weekend and they are expected to spend about $131 million. The forecasts from the Institute for New Hampshire Studies are higher than last year's predictions.

  • Los Angeles finally approves airport transit link Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    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.

  • French minister decries planned tourist tax hike Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 9:06 AM ET

    PARIS— French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has blasted plans to raise by more than five times hotel taxes paid by tourists, saying the move would be dangerous for tourism and France's stumbling economy. Lawmakers from Fabius' Socialist Party initiated two increases in the tourist tax, passed last week in parliament's lower chamber.

  • George Lucas to open 'Star Wars' museum in Chicago Saturday, 28 Jun 2014 | 9:51 AM ET
    George Lucas plans to open a museum in Chicago that focuses on storytelling.

    The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art aims to open in 2018, based on the personal collection of the "Star Wars" director.

  • *Project to overhaul Belgrade waterfront to cost 3 bln euros. *Dubai- based construction firm Eagle Hills to provide financing. BELGRADE, June 27- Serbia unveiled plans on Friday to redevelop the Belgrade waterfront, aiming to make the capital a tourism and business hub, in a controversial 3 billion euro scheme that will be funded by Gulf Arab cash.

  • Still time to get travel bargains for July 4 Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 9:25 AM ET
    Atlantic City, New Jersey, hosts one of the largest fireworks displays in the United States.

    Hotel and air rates in many destinations are either flat or lower than 2013, but July 4 travel is up for a third year in a row.

  • HotelTonight adds keyless entry, mobile check-in Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 6:48 PM ET
    New features on the HotelTonight app include a keyless room entry option.

    An app-only booking company has added keyless room entry and mobile check-in features for hotel guests.

  • Free Wi-Fi coming to New York airports: report Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    Passengers at JFK, La Guardia, Newark and Stewart airports will soon get free Internet under a proposed contract.

  • States are still not turbocharging job growth Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    States are still seeing low levels of job growth despite the recovery. A weak housing and manufacturing sector has stymied employment.

  • Delta, United lead the way in airline fees Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    U.S. airlines collected $790 million in bag fees in the first quarter of 2013.

  • Bucket list summer camps for grown-ups Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 | 11:47 AM ET
    Ron Cianciaruso (in red T-shirt on the left;) along with rock counselor Billy Hinsche (in the hat), a former member of Dino, Desi & Billy who also played with the Beach Boys; and co-campers Nick, Ted, John, Bill and Pat, who joined Ron in the camp band, Outside the Box.

    Why should kids have all the fun? Adults can now spend a week training to be an astronaut, pro poker player, rocker or zombie slayer.