Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called for sanctions against Turkey, following the downing this week by Turkey of a Russian warplane.» Read More
Nov 13- Slumping same-store sales at upscale U.S. department store operator Nordstrom Inc could point to more than a glut in retailers' inventories, not just a longer-than-usual spell of warm weather and fewer spendthrift tourists. Trouble at Nordstrom- seen as head-and-shoulder above rivals such as Macy's Inc and cheaper retailers including Kohl's Corp in...
American Airlines and Qantas have boosted their tie-up, with the Aussie carrier pushing deeper into the U.S., while AA taps New Zealand.
Thailand tourism sector usually bounces back within a month of any setback, according to Chanin Donavanik, MD and CEO at Dusit International.
Narongchai Akrasanee, advisor to the Prime Minister of Thailand, says the Southeast Asian economy is recovering amid political stability and restoration of government investment.
Tourism in North Korea is growing, according to research which estimates the state earned between $30-40 million from tourism in 2014.
An ongoing investigation into the causes of the crash is further complicating the Egyptian tourism picture in a country that relies heavily upon it.
SHARM AL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 10- The fallout from the crash of a Russian passenger plane in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula could slash tourism income from Sharm al-Sheikh by half, the head of the region's travel agents' association said on Tuesday. "Losing 40 percent of our clients will lead to losing around 50 percent of the tourism income in Sharm al-Sheikh and South...
LONDON, Nov 10- Budget airline easyJet plans to launch a loyalty scheme for its frequent fliers from next year and is in talks to provide long-haul carriers with feeder flights. This also coincided with the airline's efforts to bring home thousands of tourists stranded in Egypt after the British government suspended flights there last week due to security...
BRASILIA, Nov 9- Brazil is planning to tax home owners who rent out properties or rooms on the online home-rental marketplace Airbnb Inc ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a tourism official said on Monday. Brazil has raised a series of taxes this year as it scrambles to plug a gaping fiscal deficit that is undermining confidence in its once-booming...
Pollution from Indonesia's forest fires may have cast a pall over the region, but one business sector has gotten a boost: Travel out of Singapore
As record numbers of migrants and refugee reach the shores of Europe, there are concerns the crisis is hitting Greece’s lucrative tourism sector.
Taleb Rifai, secretary-General of World Tourism Organization, discusses what factors have helped boost European tourism, in particular a weak euro currency.
Has the recent challenges in the Middle East had an impact on tourism? Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAK TDA), discusses.
Elena Kountoura, alternate minister of tourism for Greece, breaks down the figures for Greece’s tourism in 2015.
Elena Kountoura, alternate minister of tourism for Greece, says the world has to find a solution when it comes to fighting the migrant crisis.
George Xatzimarkos, governor of the Southern Aegean Islands in Greece, says there are fears that the influx of migrants and refugees could cause tourism to fall.
Sustainable Energy takes a look at some of the world's most stunning and sustainable holiday destinations.
New Zealand's central bank kept interest rates steady on Thursday but voiced concern about the rising NZ dollar.
Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, says Majestic Princess, one of company's newest ships, was designed for Chinese passengers.
Lawrence Ho is launching a $3.2B Macau entertainment complex at the time when gaming revenues at the casino mecca are weakening.