NEW YORK— The New York Police Department is stepping up security throughout the city and encouraging vigilance over the July Fourth weekend as thousands of tourists stream into the city for festivities. The NYPD also will rely on a network of thousands of closed-circuit security cameras carpeting the roughly 1.7 square miles south of Canal Street, the subway...» Read More
Asia may be seeing the strongest airline passenger growth, but its carriers are struggling to eke out profits, dented by overexpansion.
Thailand's junta wants to sell a positive story about its coup saving a troubled economy, but there is little evidence yet of a sustainable recovery.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A New York hotel was suffering a severe backlash to its posted policy of charging $500 extra if guests posted bad reviews online.
A hotel in New York says it doesn't really charge $500 to guests who post negative online reviews.