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  • Look at impact of Trump's travel ban every day

    Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson explains why U.S President Donald Trump's travel ban has not significantly affected his business as yet.

  • How you can skydive...at sea

    Sean Treacy, MD of Royal Caribbean, talks about the offerings onboard the Ovation of the Seas cruise liner.

  • COLOMBO, March 3- Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka fell in February for the first time since a nearly three-decade-long civil war ended in May 2009, government data released on Friday showed. Arrivals in February edged down 0.4 percent to 197,517, the first fall since May 2009. Revenue in 2016 hit $3.4 billion, beating the previous record of $2.98 billion posted in...

  • *China tells tour operators to halt Korea trips- source. SEOUL/ SHANGHAI, March 3- South Korean companies on Friday bore the brunt of a perceived backlash from China over the deployment of a U.S. missile system outside Seoul, with shares tumbling on media reports of Beijing telling tour operators to stop selling trips to the country. South Korea and the United States...

  • *China tells tour operators to halt Korea trips- source. SEOUL/ SHANGHAI, March 3- South Korean companies on Friday bore the brunt of a perceived backlash from China over the deployment of a U.S. missile system outside Seoul, with shares tumbling on media reports of Beijing telling tour operators to stop selling trips to the country. South Korea and the United States...

  • LONDON, March 3- Albania expects another surge in tourists this year and the economy is making progress but Economy Minister Milva Ekonomi says it is reform of the justice system that is holding back European Union membership talks. "If we are to have a future within the European Union, we are very aware that there are key priorities and one of the key priorities is...

  • Bali, eager for Mideast tourists, welcomes king's entourage. NUSA DUA, Indonesia, March 3- A Bali beach holiday for Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his considerable entourage has turned into a military exercise for host Indonesia. The octogenarian monarch and his entourage of 1,500, including 25 princes and 10 ministers, flies on Saturday to Indonesia's Bali...

  • *China orders tour operators to boycott S.Korea- SK media. SEOUL, March 3- South Korean companies on Friday bore the brunt of Chinese anger over the deployment of a U.S. missile defence system outside Seoul, as shares tumbled after media reports of Beijing tour operators being ordered to stop selling trips to the country. Cosmetics makers, retailers, automakers and...

  • *China orders tour operators to boycott S.Korea- SK media. SEOUL, March 3- South Korean companies on Friday bore the brunt of Chinese anger over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system outside Seoul, as shares tumbled after media reports of Beijing tour operators being ordered to stop selling trips to the country. Cosmetics makers, retailers, automakers and...

  • *China orders tour operators to boycott S.Korea- media. SEOUL, March 3- South Korean stocks fell sharply on Friday after media reported China had ordered tour operators in Beijing to stop selling trips to the country, in suspected retaliation for the deployment of a U.S. missile defence system outside Seoul. Cosmetics makers, retailers, carmakers and airlines...

  • *China orders tour operators to boycott S.Korea- media. SEOUL, March 3- South Korean stocks fell sharply on Friday after media reported China had ordered tour operators in Beijing to stop selling trips to the country, in suspected retaliation for the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system outside Seoul. Cosmetics makers, retailers, carmakers and airlines...

  • SEOUL, March 3- South Korean stocks were pummeled in early trade on Friday after media reported China had ordered tour operators to stop selling trips to the country, amid rising tensions over the deployment of a U.S. missile defence system. China has expressed anger over South Korea's moves to deploy the missile system, which Seoul and Washington say is designed...

  • LONDON, March 2- European tourist visits to London have picked up since November, with the benefit of a weaker pound outweighing security concerns, Merlin Entertainments, said after reporting full-year results on Thursday. Merlin, operator of attractions including Madame Tussauds and Sea Life, said in September that security worries after attacks in Europe...

  • LONDON, March 2- Merlin Entertainments said it had seen a boost in the number of European tourists who were taking advantage of the weak pound after Brexit to visit its London attractions including Madame Tussauds, lifting its confidence for 2017.. "We are encouraged by recent trends in European visitation to our London attractions as the more competitive...

  • LONDON, March 2- Britain's Merlin Entertainments, operator of tourist attractions such as Madame Tussauds waxworks and Legoland, on Tuesday reported a 3.4 percent rise in 2016 pre-tax profit and said it remained confident it could deliver a good year ahead. The world's second-biggest visitor attractions group behind Walt Disney said it made a pretax profit...

  • Things getting better for HK retailers: Expert

    Victor Yeung, CIO of Admiral Investment, says the shift in retail offerings will lead to better results for Hong Kong retailers.

  • Australian airline Qantas, seen here with CEO Alan Joyce, launched daily flights between Sydney and Beijing in January 2017 for the first time since 2009 to capitalise on the increasing growth of the Australia-China travel market.

    Australian flag carrier Qantas Airways on Thursday announced better-than-expected 1H results, sending share prices rallying to a 10-month high.

  • Committed to cutting costs Air France-KLM CFO - Policies promoting economic exchanges good for us:

    CNBC's Nancy Hungerford speaks to Frédéric Gagey, Air France-KLM CFO, to discuss cost-cutting and his hopes for the new French president.

  • Tourism in the Middle East

    Haitham Mattar, CEO of the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority in the United Arab Emirates, discusses the tourism industry in the Middle East.

  • Temasek may be betting China’s consumers will eschew retail therapy in favor of hitting the road, cutting its Alibaba stake and buying Ctrip shares.