LAS VEGAS-- A Nevada judge has rejected crucial state approval needed for Las Vegas to draw water from rural valleys straddling the Nevada- Utah state line and pipe it south to slake the thirst of Sin City residents and tourists.» Read More
ISTANBUL, Aug 23- The number of foreign visitors arriving in Turkey grew at its slowest pace for eight months in July, as the impact of anti-government protests and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan took their toll, data showed on Friday.
MEXICO CITY, Aug 21- Private companies plan to invest $8.6 billion in tourism projects in Mexico over the next three years, President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Wednesday, as the country's tourism industry works to overcome publicity from drug-related violence.
*Germany and Sweden advise against any travel to Egypt. FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Aug 16- Violence sweeping Egypt hit the nation's tourism industry on Friday as European governments warned holidaymakers to stay away from its Red Sea resorts, prompting some travel agents to stop all trips to Egypt.
Aug 14- If anyone is an educated hotel guest, it's Bjorn Hanson, dean of New York University's Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management. But even Hanson got confused during a business trip a few years ago when a hotel bill included $18 in charges for gratuities.
China has overtaken Japan in visitor numbers to South Korea for the first time on record in the first half of this year, ending Japanese dominance of the market, says Nomura.
PARIS, July 23- Growth in tourism spending worldwide accelerated to 14 percent in the second quarter from 10 percent in the first, Barclays analysts said on Tuesday, citing the latest figures from tax-free shopping facilitator Global Blue.
Brett Butcher, CEO of Langham Hospitality Group talks about Langham's expansion strategy into North America, China, and the Middle East.
Derek Cheung, Executive Director and CEO at New Century Asset Management says he's out to create an asset heavy vehicle. Cheung also says that despite China's slowdown, demand for New Century's properties will only push higher.
PARIS, July 5- At least one French tour operator has postponed trips to Egypt, while German and Swiss firms halted visits to Cairo as protests erupted following the military overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.
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SINGAPORE, June 24- Singapore and Malaysia could face a bigger economic impact than from their worst air pollution crisis 16 years ago if slash-and-burn fires in Indonesia continue to rage in the coming weeks, turning off tourists and raising business costs.
Panos Paleologos, president and CEO of HotelBrain, expects the Greek touristic season to be "excellent" due to an increase of reservations, upgraded products and more competitive rates.
LUXOR, Egypt, June 23- When President Mohamed Mursi made a hardline Islamist governor of Luxor, it seemed his latest folly to many in this city, and across Egypt, who depend on tourists already scared off by unrest since the revolution.
It's official! Australia has named the winners of its "Best Jobs in the World" contest — here are the winners, everyone from outback adventurer to chief funster.
*Barclays report sees "hit to tourism" in Singapore. *Indonesia says investors from Singapore partly to blame. SINGAPORE, June 20- Haze from fires in Indonesia blanketing Singapore could persist for weeks or longer, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Thursday, as the smoke drove air quality to "hazardous" levels and disrupted business and travel in the region.
*Libya looking at diversifying revenues via tourism. SABRATHA, Libya, June 19- The ruins of a grandiose Roman theatre behind them, two foreigners taking pictures in the Libyan coastal city of Sabratha make a rare sight these days. The two European visitors touring the UNESCO World Heritage site on this quiet day are geologists on a work trip to Libya.
An Australian theme park, is one of the more unusual attempts by Australia to win a slice of the world's largest outbound tourism market.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, (D-MN), shares her views on measures she's like to see to boost the $2 trillion dollar tourism industry in the U.S.
North Americans may have a reputation for generous tipping, but Germans are actually more likely to tip while on holiday, according to a TripAdvisor survey.