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  • NYC tourism, travel unfazed by Ebola worries Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 5:02 PM ET

    Hotel, restaurants and museum officials said they did not expect tourists to stay away from New York City after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola.

  • Brains! Cities to avoid when zombie apocalypse hits Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 12:09 PM ET

    Should the zombie apocalypse come knocking, these are the 25 worst cities to seek refuge according to Trulia.

  • Unused vacation days at 40-year high Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    In 2013, Americans forfeited 169 million vacation days, amounting to $52.4 billion in lost benefits, according to a new study.

  • *Gulf airlines using Italy as base for expansion. Italy is Europe's fourth largest travel market, one of the world's top tourist destinations and its thriving fashion and leather industry underpin demand for business travel. That is taking passengers away from Germany's Lufthansa, British Airways and Air France-KLM in Europe, and Delta Air Lines and American...

  • Spanish jobless figure drops as economy picks up Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 3:32 AM ET

    MADRID— Spain's unemployment rate dropped to 23.7 percent in the third quarter from 24.5 percent in the previous three-month period thanks to a recovering economy and a bumper summer tourism season, official statistics showed Thursday. The number of jobless people fell by 195,200 July through September, leaving the total number of unemployed at a rounded...

  • Dubai cuts profile as Mideast plastic surgery hub Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 3:03 AM ET

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Dubai, the emirate known for its celebration of over-the-top glamour and luxury, is racing ahead to dominate the Middle East's plastic surgery market with plans to attract half a million medical tourists in six years. Where cosmopolitan Beirut was once the region's best known city for going under the knife, turmoil in Syria and...

  • Tips for cheap Thanksgiving flights Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    Four tips to save money on your Thanksgiving day flights. Today.com reports.

  • 7 industries at greatest risk from climate change Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Some big global industries have a lot at stake due to climate change. Their profitability, and very survival, may depend on it.

  • Revealed: Top 10 countries for your next vacation Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:41 AM ET
    Singapore

    Lonely Planet has named Singapore as the top country to travel to next year in a new ranking.

  • Wyoming hired firms to market tourism Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    CHEYENNE, Wyo.— The Wyoming Office of Tourism has hired an Ohio public relations agency to help promote the state's tourism industry. Fahlgren Mortine will help the Wyoming tourism office develop a comprehensive media and public relations strategy. The firm has more than 200 full-time associates and will have more than seven associates assigned to Wyoming.

  • How to save, and even cash in, on airport parking Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    A little research can uncover deep discounts, freebies and even options to get paid for leaving your car while on vacation.

  • Iran says number of foreign tourists surges Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 12:49 PM ET

    TEHRAN, Iran— The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12- month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday. Masoud Soltanifar said on state TV that the thriving industry could help boost Iran's economy out of recession and bring in...

  • Tesla—the other one—nets a big crowdfunding win Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    A film still from the documentary “Tower to the People” shows how Nikola Tesla’s Wardenclyffe lab may have looked on Long Island before his wireless transmission tower was torn down in 1917.

    The last remaining lab of "mad scientist" Nikola Tesla will open it doors to the public this summer after a fundraising campaign saved the site.

  • HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 18- Power was out for tens of thousands in Bermuda on Saturday morning after Hurricane Gonzalo pummeled the island with torrential rain and howling winds through the night, but there have been no reports of serious injuries. Damage from the storm was believed to be widespread in Bermuda, a tourist destination and affluent insurance...

  • NTSB: Train in crash going faster than it should Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    WINSLOW, Ark.— A train that collided with a stalled passenger train in Arkansas was coming to its aid and was apparently going too fast, a National Transportation Safety Board member said Friday. The passenger train was carrying tourists on a fall-foliage tour in the Ozark Mountains when the accident occurred near Winslow, about 175 miles northwest of Little...

  • Ebola voice of reason     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    Dr. Larry Schlesinger of OSU Department of Microbial Infection & Immunity, reassures the public Ebola is behaving like a virus and transmitted through bodily fluids and not through the air.

  • Buying an airline for 88 cents Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 10:52 PM ET

    Airline Virgin Australia has coughed up a whopping one Australian dollar to buy the 40 percent of Tiger Australia it didn't already own.

  • Some fried chicken with your macroeconomics? Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 11:10 PM ET

    Myanmar faces a familiar rite-of-passage for frontier markets: a major Western fast-food chain is poised to set up shop despite widespread poverty.

  • Carnival: China partnership is 'groundbreaking'     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 7:45 PM ET

    David Dingle, Chairman of Carnival U.K., discusses the cruise line operator's decision to explore a joint venture with China State Shipbuilding Corporation.

  • LONDON, Oct 14- British luxury handbag maker Mulberry cut its profit forecast for the third time this year, saying a drop in tourist shoppers had compounded the disruption to its business from a shift back to selling lower-priced bags. Luxury brands are struggling with cooling demand from emerging markets such as China and Russia, as well as a drop in tourists...