Analysts and officials compare the current operation to a one-month war between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas in Lebanon in the summer of 2006, as well as to conflicts in Gaza in 2009 and 2012, when the economy took a hit but bounced back quickly, except for tourism.» Read More
Airlines are losing fewer bags these days, in part due to more passengers carrying luggage onboard. See how other advances are helping.
With “low-cost” flights to Spain more expensive than ever, a general and tourism industry VAT (sales tax) rise and a sharp fall in bookings, there are fears that tourism — the jewel in Spain’s economic crown — will not be able to retain its luster as the economy falters there, and beyond.
Yoland Pickett of the Benidorm Tourist Board says 2012 tourism figures for Benidorm should be about the same as 2011, despite the euro zone crisis and Spain's economic gloom.
The Chick-fil-A controversy has been nasty and protracted. Why has it become such a risky proposition for businesses to take a public stand on same-sex marriage, one way or the other, when it was almost a non-issue for businesses just a few years ago?
U.S. airlines backtracked on the latest domestic airfare increase amid soft demand and reduced capacity. Are travel consumers taking the bait?
Forget expensive spas. More airports and hotels are offering practical exercise solutions for travelers. And don't worry if you left your workout clothes and iPod at home.
The number of foreign visitors to Greece has declined by more than eight percent over the past five months, Panos Paleologos, president and CEO of Greek Hotel Brain, told CNBC, "I think Greece certainly has to rely on the tourism industry and because of the crisis more and more people understand this, but it is tough."
Many people want to spend their later years in an environment that makes them feel like they’ve stumbled upon a secret paradise.
Greece's tourism industry has suffered a serious decline in revenue over the past year as political instability and questions over whether the country would exit the euro saw holiday makers opt for other destinations instead, but with a new coalition government in place, the industry is fighting back.
Johan Svanstrom, VP and MD, APAC of Hotels.com, sees a big opportunity opening up for the hospitality sector as Chinese tourists go beyond shopping to seek other experiences on their travels.
Tim Hansing, CEO of Red Planet Hotels says that the low-cost hotel model is set to expand massively.
Yell shark and most people will run, right? Actually, that is true. But what you probably don’t know is that many are running TOWARD the water instead of away from it! Seriously, people love sharks.
The vessel will open as the centrepiece of an entertainment village, including a maritime museum, in Port Rashid, where it has been berthed since it was retired from service in 2008.
Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL) discusses how his state is getting people back to work and the importance of capitalism in creating opportunities for people.
Delta predicts lower fuel prices in Q3 and Q4, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Airlines are now shaving quarters or maybe more off their expected fuel prices for the rest of 2012, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
New York hoteliers have begun offering tiny yet thoughtfully designed accommodations in the “affordable luxury” segment for around $200 a night.
Known as America's Main Street, Route 66 is undergoing a business resurgence of sorts as travelers search for a bygone era.
Delta will offer enhanced legroom seating in economy class on all domestic and international flights beginning June 7. The seats are located in the first few rows of coach and are available for purchase, or free to elite frequent flyers.
A United Nations agency said Wednesday that it has not appointed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as an official representative for tourism, refuting several newspaper reports that sparked outrage in the United Kingdom.