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  • Large tourist hotel abruptly closes in Puerto Rico Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:25 PM ET

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— A large hotel in one of the main tourist districts of Puerto Rico has abruptly announced that it will close. Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association President Miguel Vega says the Radisson Ambassador Plaza in the Condado district of San Juan will close Wednesday. He said it will result in the loss of about 200 jobs.

  • Florida: Give us your cold and tired tourists Saturday, 25 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Epcot Theme Park and monorail

    If there's one place that sizzled through the country's historic cold winter temperatures this year, it's the Sunshine State.

  • MIAMI— A legal and political scuffle has broken out in Miami over a developer's plans to build a 1,000- foot tourist tower complete with thrill rides, observation decks, restaurants and clubs. Miami voters approved the $430 million project last August with one key promise: No public money would be spent. That has led to a lawsuit against the city and county filed by...

  • Officials christen revamped visitor center at Great Falls Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 6:28 AM ET

    PATERSON, N.J.— Officials are hoping a renovated visitors' center at Great Falls National Historical Park will turn the northern New Jersey attraction into a thriving tourist destination. More than 150 people were on hand in Paterson for Tuesday's grand opening of the recently renovated welcome center. The Record newspaper reports Mayor Jose Torres called...

  • Why tourism is important for these countries   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 5:35 AM ET
    Why tourism is important for these countries

    Petra Nemcova, supermodel and founder of the Happy Hearts Fund, says travel and tourism is a powerful engine for the long-term recovery for countries that are affected by natural disasters.

  • Social media needs to be embraced: CEO   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 5:10 AM ET
    Social media needs to be embraced: CEO

    Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia, says the travel sector needs to embrace social media as the industry changes.

  • We're passionate about human experience: CEO   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    We're passionate about human experience: CEO

    Barbara Muckermann, CEO of Yonderbound, discusses the company, which gives users a platform where they can share their travel experiences with others.

  • Tourism: One of Europe's 'most important industries' Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:59 AM ET

    Tourism is playing a key role in Europe's economic recovery, according to Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission.

  • Incorporating tech into hotels   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Incorporating tech into hotels

    Discussing tech disruption, Federico González Tejera, CEO of NH Hotel Group, talks to CNBC about how it's incorporating technology into its hotel business, to benefit customers.

  • How Spain's recovery is helping tourism   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    How Spain's recovery is helping tourism

    How is the Spanish recovery helping the major hotel chains? Federico Gonzalez Tejera, CEO of NH Hotel Group, says there are many benefits, including level of activity and better pricing.

  • Tourism is very beneficial for EU: Barroso   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Tourism is very beneficial for EU: Barroso

    Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says that the tourism sector is a big source of European employment, while the value of the euro and cost of oil are important drivers too.

  • EU's Google charges will be 'credible': Barroso   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    EU's Google charges will be 'credible': Barroso

    Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says he has complete faith in the European Commission and expects them to carry out a "credible", serious investigation.

  • UK referendum on EU is very risky: Barroso   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    UK referendum on EU is very risky: Barroso

    Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says he thinks a U.K. referendum on European Union membership could be politically risky, and wants Britain to remain in the union.

  • Let's do everything for Greece-EU deal: Barroso   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Let's do everything for Greece-EU deal: Barroso

    Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says that all efforts should be made to avoid a "Grexit."

  • How tech is disrupting tourism: CEO   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    How tech is disrupting tourism: CEO

    Has the travel and tourism sector been too slow in adapting to new technologies? Julie Meyer, CEO of Ariadne Capital, explains why she doesn't think this is the case.

  • What's hurting Singapore's tourism industry?   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:49 PM ET
    What's hurting Singapore's tourism industry?

    The slowdown in China's economy and a stronger local currency is hurting Singapore's tourism sector, says Euben Paracuelles, executive director and Southeast Asia economist at Nomura.

  • Will this boost Singapore's tourism sector?   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:45 PM ET
    Will this boost Singapore's tourism sector?

    Last week, the Singapore government announced a global campaign to increase tourism numbers. CNBC's Pauline Chiou has more.

  • No more unlimited entry into HK for Shenzhen citizens

    James Tien, Liberal Party Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong, discusses the government's decision to scrap the issuing of multiple entry Hong Kong visas to Shenzhen citizens.

  • Florida wants a piece of the port biz   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 2:45 PM ET
    Florida wants a piece of the port biz

    Florida Governor Rick Scott, says Florida shows a lot of opportunity for port usage.

  • Ctrip: Surviving China's competitive tourism sector

    China's booming travel sector is driving growth for many online players. In this episode of "Managing Asia", CNBC speaks to the boss of mainland's biggest travel website, Ctrip.com.