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Plans are advancing for a private high-speed luxury railway in Florida by the end of 2016.
ALBANY, N.Y.— The state's tourism office has launched the season's first fall foliage map that provides updated information on where the autumn colors are emerging across New York. The Empire State Development Division of Tourism posted its first fall foliage report Wednesday on the I Love New York website.
NEW YORK— Fall used to be off-peak for tourism everywhere except New England and other fall foliage destinations. Lara Berdine and Mark Petrella, New Yorkers in their 40 s, visit Italy each fall because "it's cheaper, the weather is cooler and we can see the country as it really is, rather than in high season when it's inundated with tourists," said Berdine.
Park City Mountain Resort is selling season passes for the season which begins November 22nd, after a battle between the owners of the bottom of the mountain and the owners at the top. CNBC's Jane Wells has the story.
SYDNEY— The owner of a New Zealand tourist lodge has been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 16 guests, most of whom were from overseas, police said Wednesday.
MOAPA, Nev.— Tourists and truckers were told to prepare for another day of disruptive detours Wednesday around a closed stretch of busy Interstate 15 in southern Nevada that crumbled in chunks during intense flash flooding. But the sun was out Tuesday in the rural southern Nevada towns of Moapa and Glendale, about 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
These days, the 62- year-old is homeless after his Waikiki landlord canceled his lease and hiked the rent, he said. Under pressure from the visitor industry, the Honolulu City Council is taking up a slew of proposals to ban sitting, lying down, defecating and urinating on sidewalks in Waikiki and other public places.
RICHMOND, Va.— Virginia is once again celebrating a record high for tourism across the state.
As ice retreats in the Northwest Passage, bigger and more luxurious cruise ships are booking voyages on the storied route. NBC News reports.
About 6,000 Westerns visit North Korea each year, although independent travel is nearly impossible.
Two girls on kayaks were attacked by a great white shark and survived.
WASHINGTON— The U.S. economy strengthened in all regions of the country in July and August, in areas from consumer spending to auto sales to tourism, the Federal Reserve reported in a survey released Wednesday. Six— New York, Cleveland, Chicago, Minneapolis, Dallas and San Francisco— characterized growth as "moderate."
Magic Mountain in California is banking on a combination of nostalgia and new technology for its big new ride next summer.
Students, and their families, can get deals on making the trip to-and-from college, whether it's by train, plane or bus.
Surfers are catching the action via GoPro cameras and drones, and some say the video content is giving a boost to the surfing industry. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports.
Industry players are confident that 3-D museums will become major regional attractions.
Mobile internet is China's most lucrative sector according to Fosun International, the country's largest private investment firm.
A large great white shark was spotted off the coast of Cape Cod by a state police helicopter crew during a routine patrol, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Asia may be seeing the strongest airline passenger growth, but its carriers are struggling to eke out profits, dented by overexpansion.
Thailand's junta wants to sell a positive story about its coup saving a troubled economy, but there is little evidence yet of a sustainable recovery.