OTARU/SASEBO, Japan, Nov 28- Ageing and shrinking, Japan's country towns want to gamble away their economic and demographic woes. Japan is one of the world's last untapped gaming markets and, with a wealthy population and proximity to China, could generate $15 billion annually from casinos, industry experts say.» Read More
With the play-offs for the Rugby World Cup in full swing, CNBC speaks to Rob Fyfe, CEO, Air New Zealand about how the carrier is benefiting.
Weighing in on how Lego Land plans to build jobs and boost tourism in California, with Adrian Jones, Legoland general manager.
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A Chinese tycoon plans to buy a vast tract of Icelandic land for a $100 million tourism project which critics fear could give Beijing a strategic foothold in the North Atlantic, the FT reports.
The opportunities for amusement parks after the Summer and insight on whether the economy is impacting revenue growth, with James Reid-Anderson, Six Flags Entertainment chairman/president/CEO, who shares his business strategy.
Jonathan Galaviz, Chief Economist at Galaviz & Company LLC, and Cesar Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines talk about the gaming sector in the current economic climate.
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Is the Greek debt crisis causing some tourist to change their travel plans, with Pavlos Yeroulanos, Greek tourism minister, and CNBC'sMichelle Caruso-Cabrera.
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Discussing business opportunities in Mexico despite recent drug wars and why our neighbor to the south continues to be a major tourist destination, with Rodolfo Lopez Negrete, Mexico Tourism Board.
Despite the sky high prices, hotels are doing well. Insight with Robert LaFleur, Hudson Securities gaming, lodging & leisure analyst.