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  • Chinese tourists have overtaken Germans as the world's biggest-spending travelers after a decade of robust growth in the number of Chinese holidaying abroad, reports the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

  • Carnival Posts Lower Cabin Revenue, Cuts 2013 Forecast Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 10:15 AM ET
    Carnival Cruise Lines

    Carnival on Friday reported a quarterly profit but posted a drop in the revenue each cabin generates and lowered its revenue forecast for the year, citing weakness in Europe and pricing promotions.

  • Kate Howitt, Portfolio Manager of the Fidelity Australian Opportunities Fund, explains how Australian companies can benefit from Chinese consumer firepower as Beijing shifts growth models.

  • How Do You Fight Disaster? Illness? With Huge Sales Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 5:07 PM ET

    Cruise lines are rolling out huge discounts and extras to help potential passengers forget the disaster and illness that have plagued the industry lately. And for some -- it's working!

  • Greece Set for Comeback as Tourist Destination Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 2:52 AM ET
    Mykonos, Greece

    Tourism in Greece is bouncing back this year in an otherwise flat European market, held back by the weak economic climate, travel industry executives said.

  • Why South Europe Should Focus on Tourism     Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Eduardo Santander, executive director of the European Travel Commission, tells CNBC that tourism is south Europe's best industry and they should invest in it accordingly.

  • German Flight Set to Take Off With Comet Tourists Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 2:15 AM ET

    A German travel agency is selling tickets for a flight to give 88 astronomy buffs a close-up view of one of two rare comets expected to pass Earth this year.

  • Vegas Violence: Too Much Sin in Sin City? Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 4:11 PM ET
    Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers investigate the site of what is being described as a gun battle between shooters in vehicles along the Las Vegas Strip.

    The killings of three people before dawn last week in a shooting and fiery crash on the Las Vegas Strip has some concerned that tourists may stay away.

  • Marriott: Asia More Exciting Than America     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Simon Cooper, President & Managing Director for Asia Pacific at Marriott International, talks about the company's Southeast Asian expansion plans, including projects in Thailand and India.

  • UK Losing Chinese Tourists due to Visa System     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    David Scowsill, president and CEO of World Travel and Tourism Council, says the UK is losing out big time on Chinese tourists because of the UK visa policies.

  • The crippled cruise liner Carnival Triumph limps into port guided by tug boats February 14, 2013 in Mobile, Alabama.

    As the Carnival Triumph inches toward port, attention is turning to what rights its passengers have. But the cruise industry receives less oversight than the airline industry. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Passengers Disembark Crippled Carnival Ship Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 5:28 AM ET

    Thousands of relieved passengers poured ashore from a stinking cruise ship on Friday after five days adrift in the Gulf of Mexico with overflowing toilets and stench filled cabins.

  • The Boards of American Airlines and US Airways have voted to merge the two airlines creating the world's largest carrier.

  • Yen's Strength is Hitting South Korea Tourism     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Leong Wai Ho, Director & Senior Regional Economist, Barclays describes how the yen is taking a toll not just on corporates but on tourism as well.

  • China's Year of the Snake Brings Fortune to US     Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Chinese New Year holiday is a huge travel holiday for the Chinese. And, a look at how luxury retailers are eager to please big-spending Chinese tourist, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Sick Guests, Dirty Ship: Inside Stranded Carnival Boat Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 8:54 AM ET
    Carnival Cruises

    Passengers aboard a cruise vessel stranded in the Gulf of Mexico after a weekend engine fire have limited access to bathrooms, food and hot coffee, but also a new destination: Mobile, Ala.

  • The Chinese New Year begins this weekend and it's a huge travel holiday. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Eunice Yoon report how this is becoming a big economic boom for the United States.

  • Where Are Globetrotting Chinese Going?     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Jason Yap, CEO of Travelzoo Asia Pacific says that beach holidays are getting popular with the mainland Chinese.

  • Gangnam Brings Fans—and Tourism Revenue—to Korea Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 11:23 PM ET
    Korean rapper Psy (C) teaches Red Bull Racing drivers Mark Webber (L) and Sebastian Vettel (R) the Gangnam Style dance before the Korean Formula One Grand Prix at the Korea International Circuit on October 14, 2012 in Yeongam-gun, South Korea.

    Even as the South Korean economy struggled in 2012, there was one bright spot-K-Pop sensation Psy's "Gangnam Style" video–that helped bring a record number of tourists boosting revenues to a new high.

  • After 787 Fire, Another Dreamliner Has Fuel Leak Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 4:49 PM ET
    United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    A fuel leak forced a Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Japan Airlines to return to the gate at Boston's Logan International Airport Tuesday, canceling its scheduled takeoff in the second mishap in as many days with the new jetliner.