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  • Tourism will help Greece rebound: Minister     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Olga Kefalogianni, Greek Minister of Tourism, talks about the sector's "record year," and how the country plans to increase and diversify its offerings for tourists.

  • Panos Paleologos, founder and CEO of HotelBrain, explains why the Greek tourism sector has had a "fantastic" year, and says the sector can be the "vehicle" driving the country's recovery.

  • Mari Pangestu, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy in Indonesia, says the country is looking at niche markets to grow its tourism sector.

  • Rosewood Hotels to set foot in Asia     Sunday, 20 Oct 2013 | 9:42 PM ET

    Sonia Cheng, CEO of Rosewood Hotel Group talks about the company's strategy to capitalize on emerging "affluent explorers."

  • Arne Sorenson, CEO & President, Marriott International says the company plans to more than double in size in Asia in a massive expansion drive, and will soon enter markets like Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

  • Grand Canyon town slammed by shutdown Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    The government shutdown has crippled the economy of an Arizona town near the Grand Canyon, where most residents rely on tourism.

  • China Golden Week update: So far, really good Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 3:48 AM ET

    If the first two days of China's annual Golden Week holidays are anything to go by, consumer confidence in the world's second-largest economy is strong.y is strong.

  • IHG on Asia's tourism boom     Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 8:19 PM ET

    Richard Solomons, CEO of the InterContinental Hotels Group, talks about how 50% of its growth and future pipeline is in Asia.

  • Ignore the scolds: Olympics are great for Japan Sunday, 15 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Residents of Olympic bid city Tokyo celebrate while holding Tokyo signs after the announcement of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games host city at Komazawa Olympic Park in Tokyo, Japan.

    Though a number of recent Olympics have disappointed host cities, some experts say Tokyo is poised to benefit from the 2020 games.

  • China ends Japan's hold on Korean tourism Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    China has overtaken Japan in visitor numbers to South Korea for the first time on record in the first half of this year, ending Japanese dominance of the market, says Nomura.

  • Langham's Expansion Plans     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Brett Butcher, CEO of Langham Hospitality Group talks about Langham's expansion strategy into North America, China, and the Middle East.

  • New Century Asset Mgmt: Expansion Plans     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 7:37 PM ET

    Derek Cheung, Executive Director and CEO at New Century Asset Management says he's out to create an asset heavy vehicle. Cheung also says that despite China's slowdown, demand for New Century's properties will only push higher.

  • An 18-Hole Mini-Golf Course in the Office? Yep Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    Some people take the team on a retreat to mini-golf but if you're LinkedIn, you build the mini-golf course IN the office.

  • Worst Airports for Connections Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 3:11 PM ET
    American Airlines passengers wait in line to reschedule flights at O'Hare Airport.

    Gah! Connecting flights can be maddening for travelers. Here are the 10 worst airports for connections.

  • Why Greek Tourism Is Picking Up     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Panos Paleologos, president and CEO of HotelBrain, expects the Greek touristic season to be "excellent" due to an increase of reservations, upgraded products and more competitive rates.

  • These People Have the Best Jobs in the World Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 4:01 PM ET

    It's official! Australia has named the winners of its "Best Jobs in the World" contest — here are the winners, everyone from outback adventurer to chief funster.

  • Sydney, Australia

    An Australian theme park, is one of the more unusual attempts by Australia to win a slice of the world's largest outbound tourism market.

  • How to Increase Tourism Dollars: Senator     Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    Sen. Amy Klobuchar, (D-MN), shares her views on measures she's like to see to boost the $2 trillion dollar tourism industry in the U.S.

  • North Americans may have a reputation for generous tipping, but Germans are actually more likely to tip while on holiday, according to a TripAdvisor survey.

  • Mainland Chinese Driving Hong Kong Tourism     Monday, 27 May 2013 | 9:42 PM ET

    Victor Chan, Chairman at Hong Kong Hotels Association, says mainland Chinese are still Hong Kong's top tourists and biggest spenders. Andy Xie, Independent Economist, joins the conversation.