LONDON— Thomas Cook Chief Executive Harriet Green has stepped down in a surprise move that wiped off around a fifth of the market value from the U.K.- based travel operator. During Green's two-year tenure, Thomas Cook was transformed from failing tour operator to solid company. Green will be replaced by chief operating officer Peter Fankhauser, who has been with...» Read More
Some big global industries have a lot at stake due to climate change. Their profitability, and very survival, may depend on it.
Lonely Planet has named Singapore as the top country to travel to next year in a new ranking.
A little research can uncover deep discounts, freebies and even options to get paid for leaving your car while on vacation.
The last remaining lab of "mad scientist" Nikola Tesla will open it doors to the public this summer after a fundraising campaign saved the site.
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Dr. Larry Schlesinger of OSU Department of Microbial Infection & Immunity, reassures the public Ebola is behaving like a virus and transmitted through bodily fluids and not through the air.
Airline Virgin Australia has coughed up a whopping one Australian dollar to buy the 40 percent of Tiger Australia it didn't already own.
Myanmar faces a familiar rite-of-passage for frontier markets: a major Western fast-food chain is poised to set up shop despite widespread poverty.
David Dingle, Chairman of Carnival U.K., discusses the cruise line operator's decision to explore a joint venture with China State Shipbuilding Corporation.
LONDON, Oct 14- British luxury handbag maker Mulberry cut its profit forecast for the third time this year, saying a drop in tourist shoppers had compounded the disruption to its business from a shift back to selling lower-priced bags. Luxury brands are struggling with cooling demand from emerging markets such as China and Russia, as well as a drop in tourists...
E-cig consumption is on track to pass regular cigarettes in a decade, but for now, rules on where you can smoke are often unclear.
Bedbugs have not gone away, they've just found new places to hide. But the answer to the problem might be closer than you think.
The Waldorf Astoria has been sold to Beijing-based Anbang Insurance Group Co. for $1.95 billion. Insight to the most expensive U.S. hotel sale, with CNBC's Robert Frank.
Despite handwringing over how badly protests will hit Hong Kong tourism, it isn't clear whether the turmoil is keeping mainland tourists away.
Paul Tse, Hong Kong Legislator, describes how the week-long demonstrations have taken a toll on the city's tourism sector.
International tourism to the United States was up 9 percent in the first half of this year. Could Ebola fears reverse that trend in the coming months?
TOKYO, Oct 1- While Japanese retailers struggle to cope with the burden of a sales tax hike, discount store operator Don Quijote Holdings aims to extend its 25- year run of rising profits by taking a different approach: turning Japan into a tourist mecca.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his top three picks in the cruise space.
One of the world's biggest hotel chains aims to become the "largest publishers of lifestyle," Variety reports.
*Hong Kong August retail sales rebound, up 3.4 pct y/y. HONG KONG, Sept 29- Increasing civil unrest in Hong Kong is scaring off Chinese tourists, heaping further pressure on retailers which are already grappling with a protracted slowdown in sales.