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  • China to blacklist tourists behaving badly abroad Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 1:11 PM ET
    Chinese tourists in London UK

    China announced new rules to establish a "blacklist" of tourists who behave inappropriately abroad. USA Today reports.

  • Cramer: Carnival's magnificent turnaround   Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:25 PM ET
    Cramer: Carnival's magnificent turnaround

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer looks at what Carnival Cruise Lines is bouncing back from. The stock is up nearly 30 percent over the past year.

  • MAASAI MARA/MOMBASA, Kenya, April 6- Hoteliers from Kenya's Indian Ocean coast region and sprawling game park reserves said tourists have started cancelling trips to the east African nation after Islamist gunmen last week killed 148 people at a university campus. Since then, repeat al Shabaab attacks and travel warnings issued by the likes of Britain, United...

  • DAKAR, April 4- Senegal has scrapped visa requirements for foreign visitors and will slash taxes on air fares as it seeks to revive a tourism sector crippled by high costs and a regional Ebola outbreak. Sall also announced that government taxes on air fares would be cut by half in a bid to make Senegal a more competitively priced destination.

  • Is tourism Australia's next best thing? Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 7:14 PM ET

    Australia's economy is struggling as it grapples with the imminent end to its commodities boom, but one industry is flourishing thanks to China: tourism.

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- Online home-rental marketplace Airbnb Inc now offers properties in Cuba, the company said on Thursday, as it looks to capitalize on an expected travel boom resulting from the normalizing of relations between the United States and the Communist-run nation. But pure beach and resort tourism remains illegal for Americans in Cuba under a...

  • Norwegian Cruise CEO: It's Cuba's time   Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 1:14 PM ET
    Norwegian Cruise CEO: It's Cuba's time

    Norwegian Cruise Lines CEO Frank Del Rio, shares his positive outlook for doing business with Cuba.

  • Cuba opens doors to biz   Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 10:39 AM ET
    Cuba opens doors to biz

    CNBC's Michelle-Caruso Cabrera sits down with Stefan Selig, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce, to discuss American business opportunities in Cuba.

  • BANGKOK, March 31- The Thai central bank's private consumption index crept up in February, but it said economic recovery continued to be slow and was being driven mainly by the return of tourists. On Tuesday, the Bank of Thailand released a raft of economic indicators that showed consumption and investment remain weak 10 months after the army seized power to end...

  • Hong Kong retail rents drop as Chinese shoppers stop Sunday, 29 Mar 2015 | 7:30 PM ET

    HONG KONG, March 30- A drop in Chinese tourist numbers is driving down shop rentals in Hong Kong, with vacancies increasing in the same prime areas that just three years ago pipped New York's Fifth Avenue to become the world's most expensive retail real estate. Spooked by months of cross-border tensions and pro-democracy protests, tour groups visiting Hong Kong...

  • Business travellers spend $611 here per day! Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:40 AM ET

    Most will admit that business travel never comes cheap. U.S. domestic trips cost $990 (2014), yet these prices pale in comparison to this city.

  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 26- A bill to create two casino gambling "destination resorts" in south Florida divided the Republican-controlled statehouse on Thursday, with the expansion of craps, slot machines and high-stakes gaming opposed by family-oriented tourist attractions. Proponents argue that Florida is losing billions in tourism revenue to Caribbean...

  • VICTORIA, March 26- The Seychelles' economy is seen growing by 3.5 percent this year from an estimated 3.3 percent in 2014, helped by a recovery in tourism, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. "Although the weak euro is putting some pressure on yields, tourism arrivals are rising moderately, and growth is projected at 3.5 percent, higher than...

  • YASMIN HAMMAMET, Tunisia, March 23- The European visitors strolling Tunisia's Hammamet resort are an encouraging sign for a government determined to minimise the fallout of last week's shooting of 20 tourists in the nearby capital. Japanese, Spanish, Italian and Colombian tourists were among the victims when at least two gunmen opened fire on their buses as...

  • Monkey menace in India   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 1:51 PM ET
    Monkey menace in India

    Agra, India, is being overrun by monkeys, reports CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • March 20- Tiffany& Co's quarterly sales fell for the first time in five years and are expected to decline further as a strong dollar not only keeps tourists away from its flagship New York jewelry store but also reduces the value of sales overseas. Sales outside the United States account for roughly half of Tiffany's total revenue, while tourists have...

  • New York- based Tiffany in January had cut its profit forecast for the year, saying the stronger dollar not only reduced the value of sales outside the United States, but also hurt sales to tourists in the country. Tourists spend more than $200 billion annually in the United States, but growth in 2015 is expected to decelerate as would-be visitors balk at the...

  • For HK, chill sets in as China tourists go elsewhere Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 7:36 PM ET

    Chinese tourists are deserting Hong Kong, leaving retailers who built businesses around once insatiable demand from mainland neighbors with emptier stores.

  • With cross-border tensions exacerbated by pro-democracy Hong Kong protests, tour groups visiting Hong Kong from China plunged about 80 percent in early March. While daytrippers from just outside Hong Kong continue to buy daily essentials there, Chinese travellers with cash to burn are homing in on places like South Korea and Japan. That's bad news for Hong...

  • The 'sweet spot' that New Zealand is aiming for   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:42 PM ET
    The 'sweet spot' that New Zealand is aiming for

    Bill English, deputy prime minister & finance minister of New Zealand, says the country wants "sustained, moderate growth" of 3 percent over the next 2-3 years, but warns of risks from China and Australia.