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China aims to double domestic spending on tourism by 2020 by offering financial and other support, as it seeks to spur economic growth.
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland to die between 2008 and 2012, and the numbers doubled over those years, researchers reported.
LAS VEGAS— While gay couples still can't get married in the marriage capital of the world, Las Vegas wants to let them know they— and their money— are more than welcome to the buffet of other activities Sin City has to offer.
The cruise industry is seeking a bigger slice of the growing Chinese tourist pie, with Beijing putting its heft behind expansion efforts.
While the nation's primary passenger rail system is growing amid hopes for faster service, it's stuck with crumbling infrastructure.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Florida had a record number of visitors during this past spring. Rick Scott will announce Tuesday that 24 million tourists visited the state during the second quarter of 2014.. Visit Florida, the state's tourism marketing arm, estimates that the record number includes 2.8 million visitors from overseas and 1 million Canadians.
For one month every year, Singapore takes a hiatus from its squeaky clean reputation to feed the hungry ghosts during the annual Chinese festival.
Japan's courting of Muslim tourists has led to a wave of Halal food and Muslim-friendly amenities sprouting in the land of the rising sun.
Alaska is setting tourism records due in part due to improved air service and cruise access to the Northwest Passage.
Following protests, orcas in San Diego will get a new 10-million gallon killer whale environment, SeaWorld officials said.
Once the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world, the Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain is being retired.
On its centennial, cruisers are still flocking to make the 8–10 hour trip between oceans.
HONG KONG— Hong Kong cut its forecast for the economy on Friday after quarterly growth fell to its lowest in nearly two years on a sharp drop in spending by Chinese tourists. The southern Chinese financial center's economy expanded a "mere" 1.8 percent in the April-June quarter over the year before, the government said.
A new survey reveals that Chinese holidaymakers are the most likely to exaggerate their travel experiences upon reaching home. CNBC's Street Signs Asia team discuss.
A metasearch travel website is expanding its audience with an offbeat ad campaign, Skift reports.
PARIS, Aug 12- France kept its title as the world's top tourist destination in 2013, drawing nearly 85 million visitors despite a lackluster economic situation as Chinese interest intensified and North Americans surged back to the country.
More than 80 passengers were stuck in Pittsburgh after a 'perfect storm' left the airline without a pilot or first officer.
El Al Airlines has added a clown to the cabin crew of select long-haul flights to keep kids entertained. Other carriers have nannies.
With volatility and geopolitical risks picking up this summer, some in the financial markets are questioning whether to put vacation plans on hold.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.3 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands.