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  • *'Oil town' property prices soar as boom takes hold. HOIMA, Uganda, May 10- Before the discovery of large amounts of oil in Lake Albert, Hoima was a forlorn and remote town in Western Uganda, whose main sources of income were farming and the trickle of tourists heading to nearby national parks. "Everybody in the country and the region is looking at Hoima," said Betty...

  • Economic impact of Airbnb services Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 11:18 AM ET
    Economic impact of Airbnb services

    Nathan Blecharczyk, Airbnb co-founder, discusses growth and valuation of the company.

  • NAIROBI, April 29- Kenya's economic growth eased to 5.3 percent in 2014 as tourism fell and agricultural output slowed, but should pick up this year, a minister said on Wednesday. Waiguru said an improving global economy, helped by lower oil prices, would help Kenya's economy. "This is expected to impact positively on Kenya's economic growth," she said, adding any...

  • NEW YORK, April 28- A night of arson and looting in Baltimore has shaken the confidence of people running businesses beyond the areas hardest hit. While Baltimore's unemployment rate is higher than the national average and it is lagging in per capita income, the city government's budget is stable, it has a diverse business sector, elite universities and medical...

  • Florida: Give us your cold and tired tourists Saturday, 25 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Epcot Theme Park and monorail

    If there's one place that sizzled through the country's historic cold winter temperatures this year, it's the Sunshine State.

  • Why tourism is important for these countries Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 5:35 AM ET
    Why tourism is important for these countries

    Petra Nemcova, supermodel and founder of the Happy Hearts Fund, says travel and tourism is a powerful engine for the long-term recovery for countries that are affected by natural disasters.

  • Social media needs to be embraced: CEO Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 5:10 AM ET
    Social media needs to be embraced: CEO

    Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia, says the travel sector needs to embrace social media as the industry changes.

  • We're passionate about human experience: CEO Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    We're passionate about human experience: CEO

    Barbara Muckermann, CEO of Yonderbound, discusses the company, which gives users a platform where they can share their travel experiences with others.

  • Tourism: One of Europe's 'most important industries' Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:59 AM ET

    Tourism is playing a key role in Europe's economic recovery, according to Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission.

  • How Spain's recovery is helping tourism Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    How Spain's recovery is helping tourism

    How is the Spanish recovery helping the major hotel chains? Federico Gonzalez Tejera, CEO of NH Hotel Group, says there are many benefits, including level of activity and better pricing.

  • Incorporating tech into hotels Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Incorporating tech into hotels

    Discussing tech disruption, Federico González Tejera, CEO of NH Hotel Group, talks to CNBC about how it's incorporating technology into its hotel business, to benefit customers.

  • Tourism is very beneficial for EU: Barroso Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Tourism is very beneficial for EU: Barroso

    Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says that the tourism sector is a big source of European employment, while the value of the euro and cost of oil are important drivers too.

  • EU's Google charges will be 'credible': Barroso Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    EU's Google charges will be 'credible': Barroso

    Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says he has complete faith in the European Commission and expects them to carry out a "credible", serious investigation.

  • UK referendum on EU is very risky: Barroso Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    UK referendum on EU is very risky: Barroso

    Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says he thinks a U.K. referendum on European Union membership could be politically risky, and wants Britain to remain in the union.

  • Let's do everything for Greece-EU deal: Barroso Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Let's do everything for Greece-EU deal: Barroso

    Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, says that all efforts should be made to avoid a "Grexit."

  • How tech is disrupting tourism: CEO Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    How tech is disrupting tourism: CEO

    Has the travel and tourism sector been too slow in adapting to new technologies? Julie Meyer, CEO of Ariadne Capital, explains why she doesn't think this is the case.

  • What's hurting Singapore's tourism industry? Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:49 PM ET
    What's hurting Singapore's tourism industry?

    The slowdown in China's economy and a stronger local currency is hurting Singapore's tourism sector, says Euben Paracuelles, executive director and Southeast Asia economist at Nomura.

  • Will this boost Singapore's tourism sector? Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:45 PM ET
    Will this boost Singapore's tourism sector?

    Last week, the Singapore government announced a global campaign to increase tourism numbers. CNBC's Pauline Chiou has more.

  • No more unlimited entry into HK for Shenzhen citizens

    James Tien, Liberal Party Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong, discusses the government's decision to scrap the issuing of multiple entry Hong Kong visas to Shenzhen citizens.

  • Florida wants a piece of the port biz Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 2:45 PM ET
    Florida wants a piece of the port biz

    Florida Governor Rick Scott, says Florida shows a lot of opportunity for port usage.