A large great white shark was spotted off the coast of Cape Cod by a state police helicopter crew during a routine patrol, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.» Read More
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jason Yap, CEO of Travelzoo Asia Pacific says that beach holidays are getting popular with the mainland Chinese.
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.
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.
First, NerdWallet tackled the job of simplifying personal finance. Now, they're trying to take some of the aggravation out of air travel with a new venture -- TravelNerd.
As ancient doomsday predictions draw near, hotels and restaurants are launching tongue-in-cheek promotions to profit from the fiery apocalypse forecasts surrounding Dec. 21, one Mayan Calendar's end date.
David Scowsill, president and CEO of World Travel and Tourism Council, tells CNBC that most of the future tourism growth is coming out of China, 'a market which is exploding'.