GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo.— A bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and seven people were hospitalized, park officials said. The other 20 people aboard were taken to a Wyoming hospital for evaluation and treatment and were released after the Thursday crash, park spokeswoman Jackie Skaggs said.» Read More
In the face of booming tourism, Croatia is faced with something of a dilemma: how to build on its natural assets without spoiling them.
This “small country for great holidays” suffers the same malaise that hampers other holiday hot spots along the Mediterranean coast.
Business travelers spent less money per trip in the second quarter, but it wasn't because prices went down, according to a new report.
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.
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.
The Friday start to the long holiday weekend is shaping up to be the busiest travel day of the summer, according to forecasts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An app-only booking company has added keyless room entry and mobile check-in features for hotel guests.
Passengers at JFK, La Guardia, Newark and Stewart airports will soon get free Internet under a proposed contract.
States are still seeing low levels of job growth despite the recovery. A weak housing and manufacturing sector has stymied employment.
U.S. airlines collected $790 million in bag fees in the first quarter of 2013.
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.