Every January, Dubai is decked out in lights, banners and roadside ornaments heralding the event. Dubai, one of seven federal states in the United Arab Emirates, has far smaller oil reserves than the capital Abu Dhabi, and its economy relies heavily on retail, tourism and international trade. Russian travel operators in Dubai reported a sharp drop in the number of...» Read More
Some of Thailand's notorious all night parties will soon be outlawed, but travelers and analysts say the ban is unlikely to hurt tourism.
As tourism to the isolated communist country of North Korea increases, more travelers are choosing to make up their own minds about the country.
Oct 28- Marriott International Inc raised its profit forecast for the year as more business travelers and tourists pay higher rates to stay at its hotels in North America. With a greater percentage of its hotels in North America than Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc, Marriott was less affected by the strong dollar and Ebola concerns that dragged on its...
BANGKOK, Oct 28- Loss-making Thai Airways International Pcl said on Tuesday it was confident it would post a net profit in the fourth quarter due to an increase in advance bookings and a pick up in the tourism industry. Thai Airways has yet to give any guidance about its third-quarter earnings. Thai Airways said it expects its cabin factor, or the number of seats...
Hotel, restaurants and museum officials said they did not expect tourists to stay away from New York City after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola.
Should the zombie apocalypse come knocking, these are the 25 worst cities to seek refuge according to Trulia.
In 2013, Americans forfeited 169 million vacation days, amounting to $52.4 billion in lost benefits, according to a new study.
*Gulf airlines using Italy as base for expansion. Italy is Europe's fourth largest travel market, one of the world's top tourist destinations and its thriving fashion and leather industry underpin demand for business travel. That is taking passengers away from Germany's Lufthansa, British Airways and Air France-KLM in Europe, and Delta Air Lines and American...
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.
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 18- Power was out for tens of thousands in Bermuda on Saturday morning after Hurricane Gonzalo pummeled the island with torrential rain and howling winds through the night, but there have been no reports of serious injuries. Damage from the storm was believed to be widespread in Bermuda, a tourist destination and affluent insurance...
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.