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  • Gaw Capital bags prime HK hotel property Sunday, 12 Jul 2015 | 9:20 PM ET
    Gaw Capital bags prime HK hotel property

    Kenneth Gaw, President and Managing Principal of real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners and YPO member, discusses the acquisition of InterContinental Hong Kong Hotel.

  • British government tells tourists: Leave Tunisia Thursday, 9 Jul 2015 | 4:31 PM ET
    Rescuers carry the body of a tourist who was shot dead by a gunman at a beachside hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, June 26, 2015.

    The British government told all U.K. tourists to leave Tunisia because a terrorist attack is "highly likely".

  • Shark attacks? No problem for Carolina tourists Wednesday, 8 Jul 2015 | 4:02 PM ET
    People help a 68-year-old shark-bite victim on Ocracoke Island, N.C., July 1, 2015.

    Businesses in North and South Carolina aren't seeing a drop in tourists, despite the record number of shark attacks.

  • AirAsia hits major turbulence in Indonesia Wednesday, 8 Jul 2015 | 5:02 AM ET

    AirAsia's Indonesian unit faces turbulence after the country took the unusual step of ordering it to raise as much as $225 million in funding quickly.

  • Greek crisis intensifies: Tourists begin to worry Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015 | 12:55 PM ET
    Tourists arrive at the airport on the island of Crete, Greece, July 6, 2015.

    Greece's economic crisis is starting to scare tourists, experts told CNBC. But travelers shouldn't cancel their plans just yet.

  • We believe in the euro: Greek tourism group Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015 | 2:30 AM ET
    We believe in the euro: Greek tourism group

    Alexander Lamnidis, general manager of SETE, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises, says he wants Greece to remain a member of the currency union.

  • Tourists undeterred despite Greek drama Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | 11:53 AM ET

    In fact, searches for flights to Greece from Britain and Spain are up in recent days, says travel search engine Skyscanner. Bookings for flights from Britain to Greece in July and August rose by 14 percent after banks were closed on June 29, Skyscanner said, while searches were up 12 percent in June compared with last year. In Germany, which has taken a hard line on...

  • *Tunisia caters to those seeking good value, all-inclusive. *Spain and Bulgaria offer similar holidays. BERLIN, July 3- Fearing for their safety in Tunisia after a gunman killed dozens of tourists, sun-seeking Europeans are switching to destinations such as Spain, Bulgaria or even Greece for holidays this year.

  • Shoppers walk in the Myungdong shopping district in Seoul, South Korea.

    As South Korea's tourism industry reels from the recent outbreak of MERS, the government is pulling out the stops to lure visitors back into country.

  • Cuban-Americans on embassies: It's about time Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 5:55 PM ET
    Randy Flores at work in his family’s cigar shop, Havana on the Hudson.

    Some Cuban-Americans are saying that progress between the U.S. and Cuba is long overdue, and that embassies are a step forward.

  • World's first airport resort comes to Cebu: Report Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 5:41 PM ET
    Mactan-Cebu International Airport New Passenger Terminal conceptual design

    Construction on the world's first airport resort starts this week, the Daily Mail reports.

  • *Thousands have left Tunisia since Friday attack. *Sector will lose $500 million this year, says govt. SOUSSE, Tunisia, June 30- Tunisian shopkeeper Aghmi Bubaker doesn't need to be told that he is experiencing the worst threat yet to his forty-year career in tourism- the bullet hole in his battered green Mercedes Benz is a daily reminder.

  • BEIJING, June 30- China's trade deficit in services widened to $18.3 billion in May, as Chinese tourists continued to spend more abroad than foreigners visiting the country, the foreign exchange regulator said on Tuesday. For the first five months, China had a deficit of $76.7 billion in services trade and a surplus of $207.8 billion on trade in goods, producing a...

  • ATHENS, June 29- Greece, at pains to protect one of the economy's only bright spots, rushed on Monday to assure tourists that their holidays would be untouched by the restrictions imposed to protect the tottering banking system. But it stressed that credit or debit cards issued abroad would be unaffected by a 60 euro per day limit on withdrawals from cash machines--...

  • DUBAI, June 29- An assault on a Tunisian resort, which killed 39 people, has sent holidaymakers fleeing and dealt a major blow to the country's tourism industry, but the broader economy should be robust enough to withstand the shock. European tour operators are evacuating thousands of tourists after Friday's attack by a lone militant on a beach in Sousse and many...

  • Greece still banking with tourists Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Greece still banking with tourists

    Greece tells visitors from other countries they can make transactions and ATM withdrawals despite its bank shutdown.

  • *Creditors want Greece to raise VAT rates. PAROS, Greece, June 28- Alexis Kalaitzoglou makes a swift gesture to describe what he thinks about Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras: the shopkeeper on this busy tourist island pulls his leg back and swings it forward as if to give Greece's leader a good kicking. A rise in consumer taxes on the islands' goods and services is one of...

  • In Seattle, still 'Sleepless'—yet raking in cash Sunday, 28 Jun 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger and Tom Hanks, left to right, in a scene from the film “Sleepless in Seattle.”

    "Sleepless in Seattle" is a goldmine for tours and shop owners, contributing to the nearly $5 billion the city generates in travel spending yearly.

  • Greek tourism draws line in the sand over tax hikes Sunday, 28 Jun 2015 | 9:21 AM ET

    PAROS, Greece, June 28- Alexis Kalaitzoglou makes a swift gesture to describe what he thinks about Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras: the shopkeeper of this busy tourist island pulls his leg back and swings it forward as if to give Greece's leader a good kicking. A rise in consumer taxes on Greek islands' goods and services such as the ones Kalaitzoglou sells is one of...

  • Bygone HK theme park comes back from the dead Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 7:55 PM ET

    Eighteen years after its closure, Lai Yuen Amusement Park - a nostalgic symbol of childhood for many Hong Kongers - will make a flash comeback.