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CNBC's Matthew Taylor looks at the tourism industry in Australia's Cairns, which is home to the Great Barrier Reef and generates more than $2 billion a year.
EDINBURGH, Sept 18- Scotland's independence vote is too close to call, but the owners of hotels, pubs and restaurants are already jubilant as thousands of journalists and tourists descended on the ancient streets of Edinburgh.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 17- Boeing Co's proposal to develop a so-called space taxi for NASA astronauts includes a seat for paying tourists to fly to the International Space Station, the company's program manager said on Wednesday, a first for a U.S. space program.
Sept 17- Two years after it began flying tourists over the Grand Canyon, Air Methods Corp is looking to expand its U.S. travel business as a lucrative sideline to its air ambulance services. Chief Executive Aaron Todd, however, expects tourism to be a significant driver of revenue for Air Methods as U.S. consumer confidence returns.
Over the past five years, there's been a tripling of Chinese tourist arrivals in the U.S. According to experts CNBC spoke with, that number is projected to increase significantly in the next ten years. So how can American investors benefit from the influx of Chinese money and people? CNBC's Dina Gusovsky reports.
More than 70 police officers were deployed to Koh Tao, a popular diving destination in the Gulf of Thailand, as the country's leaders called for a swift investigation into the brutal killings that were a new blow to Thailand's tourism industry. "This should not have happened in Thailand. He also urged the media to warn tourists about travel safety in Thailand.
BANGKOK— Two British tourists were found battered to death Monday on a beach on a scenic island in southern Thailand that is one of the country's most popular diving destinations. Their nearly naked bodies were discovered on Koh Tao, a small island in the Gulf of Thailand.
CAIRO— Egypt plans to increase the number of security cameras at hotels and popular tourist destinations as part of a series of new security measures aimed at buoying the flagging tourism sector following three years of political turmoil, the country's tourism minister said.
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico— Residents and tourists hunkered down in shelters and hotel conference rooms overnight as a powerful and sprawling Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja California peninsula.
CAIRO, Sept 15- Egypt's tourism industry, battered by three years of political upheaval, violence and street protests, could fully recover by the end of next year if regional turmoil does not spread to the Arab world's biggest country, the tourism minister said.
CAIRO, Sept 15- Egypt's tourism industry, battered by three years of political upheaval and street protests, could fully recover by the end of 2015 if current levels of stability persist, the tourism minister said.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— A new report says a rising concentration of income among the nation's richest households is a problem for Florida because it is one of 10 states most dependent on sales taxes. Florida has no state income tax and its major source of revenue is a 6 percent sales tax.
Theme parks take a dark turn for Halloween with a maze run by psychotic clowns, a "world of deranged dentistry" and an interactive zombie invasion.
The peer-to-peer home-sharing website Airbnb faces new opposition in New York.
Rob Katz, Vail Resorts Chairman and CEO, discusses ski lift prices, and opportunities for skiers to save money.
Vail Resorts bought Park City Mountain ski resort for $182 million. CNBC's Jane Wells speaks to Rob Katz, Vail Resorts Chairman and CEO, about the benefit to the community there.
Plans are advancing for a private high-speed luxury railway in Florida by the end of 2016.
ALBANY, N.Y.— The state's tourism office has launched the season's first fall foliage map that provides updated information on where the autumn colors are emerging across New York. The Empire State Development Division of Tourism posted its first fall foliage report Wednesday on the I Love New York website.
Park City Mountain Resort is selling season passes for the season which begins November 22nd, after a battle between the owners of the bottom of the mountain and the owners at the top. CNBC's Jane Wells has the story.
As ice retreats in the Northwest Passage, bigger and more luxurious cruise ships are booking voyages on the storied route. NBC News reports.