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  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • BEIJING, March 27- China's trade deficit in services narrowed to $17.6 billion in February from $20.9 billion in January, the foreign exchange regulator said on Monday. February's deficit was largely due to a $15.7 billion gulf in spending between foreign tourists and the Chinese, who splurge more abroad than visitors in China, data from the State...

  • NEW YORK— Should the "Fearless Girl" stand up to Wall Street's charging bull forever? That's the question New York City officials are facing after a statue of a ponytailed girl in a windblown dress went up in front of the bronze bull early this month and immediately became a tourist draw and internet sensation. Holli Sargeant, 20, a visitor from Queensland,...

  • A table game stand in a casino area aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Epic ship on July 2, 2010.

    Cash-strapped nation's maritime push to attract overseas tourists raises eyebrows.

  • Markets only react to terror attacks when they become a pattern

    Mouhammed Choukeir, chief investment officer at Kleinwort Hambros, adds that policymakers and businesses have taken recent terror attacks "on the front foot."

  • Marriott looks to Asia

    Craig Smith, MD of Marriott International, says Chinese tourists remain the top source market for the hospitality chain in Bali and Phuket.

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Utah's governor announced Thursday that he will sign legislation giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest DUI threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism. The American Beverage Institute, a national restaurant group, took out full-page...

  • Tourism authorities emphasising that  - Asia tourist markets cautious on Europe terrorism threat

    John Strickland, director at JLS Consulting, discusses how the terror threat in Europe is affecting the travel and tourism industry.

  • HANOI, Vietnam— Vietnam and Singapore have signed several business agreements as the island state seeks to boost investment and trade with the communist country during a visit by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. "With more intensive business links and with more tourism between both sides, travel between Vietnam and Singapore has increased substantially," Lee...

  • Vigilance necessary but do not overreact to terror threat: Richard Branson

    Virgin founder Richard Branson discusses Wednesday's suspected terror attack in Westminster and the necessary security measures to keep people safe.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 21- Airbnb, the online marketplace for short-term lodging, is expanding its business in China, hoping to spur growth in the world's most populous country and a major tourist destination. Fresh off a $1 billion fundraising round, Airbnb announced plans on Tuesday to expand its services in China and increase its staff there.

  • Arne Sorenson, CEO of Marriott International.

    About 2.5 million U.S. jobs are directly dependent on visiting foreign tourists, Sorenson tells CNBC.

  • Tourists take pictures in Times Square on December 11, 2013 in New York City.

    The U.S. business and leisure travel sector continued to perform well in 2016, however the WTTC suggests inbound travel looks less certain going forward.

  • FRANKFURT, March 20- Travel and tourism's contribution to the U.S. economy will grow at a slower pace this year than in 2016 due to a strong U.S. dollar and a perception that the country is less welcoming to foreigners, the World Travel and Tourism Council said. President Donald Trump earlier this month signed a revised executive order banning citizens from six...

  • ROME— Tourists and travelers at airports across Italy are facing delays and canceled flights thanks to strikes by air traffic controllers and air transport workers. Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa and other carriers also were canceling flights due to the four-hour work action from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. by air traffic controllers and the 24- hour strike by...