Travel Tourism

  • Carlos Varas, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a Golden Eagle blower to spray pesticide to kill mosquitos in the Wynwood neighborhood as the county fights to control the Zika virus outbreak on August 2, 2016 in Miami, Florida.

    Florida health officials have found evidence of likely local Zika transmission in Miami Beach, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations.

  • Aug 18- Florida health officials have found evidence of local Zika virus transmission in Miami Beach, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, opening a new front in the fight against the mosquito-borne virus, according to a source familiar with the investigation. Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine told a press conference late on Thursday that state...

  • Aug 18- Florida health officials have found evidence of local Zika virus transmission in Miami Beach, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, opening a new front in the fight against the mosquito-borne virus, according to a source familiar with the investigation. City officials in Miami Beach were not available to comment. The prospect of the...

  • Aug 18- Florida health officials have found evidence of likely local Zika transmission in Miami Beach, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, opening a new front in the fight against the mosquito-borne virus, media reports said on Thursday. Florida's Department of Health would not confirm reports that Zika had spread to Miami Beach after being...

  • Are Zika fears overblown?

    Clarisa Jimenez, P.R. Hotel & Tourism Association, provides perspective to the battle to fight Zika in Puerto Rico. And CNBC's Meg Tirrell weighs in on why it's important to take precautions against the virus.

  • Corporations don't want to buy airplanes anymore: VistaJet founder

    Thomas Flohr, founder and chairman at VistaJet, talks about the business potential for his private jet hire company.

  • Hopes for a joint venture in China: AirAsia

    AirAsia is looking to expand the business in China. Its CEO, Tony Fernandes talks about the markets it’s involved in, and the company’s plans going forward.

  • AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes speaks at a press conference in Sydney on March 12, 2015.

    Low-cost carrier AirAsia Group's chief Tony Fernandes said he would love to have joint venture in China although talks are still in early stages.

  • Sepang Expansion

    Sepang International Circuit would like to position itself as an all-rounded tourism destination, says CEO Razlan Razali.

  • LONDON, Aug 15- Double-digit returns in emerging market corporate debt have spurred a record buying spree, forcing yields to 13- month lows and raising the risk that an external shock, potentially from the U.S. or Chinese economies, might produce a dramatic exit. In the past six weeks, investors have pumped a $18 billion into emerging debt funds, a record run, Bank of...

  • Thai Economy

    MBMG Group's Paul Gambles says one of the positives in Thailand's economy is tourism, which might be affected by the recent bombings.

  • *Series of blasts hit seaside resorts in southern Thailand. *Thailand aims to lure 32 million visitors in 2016. The resort of Hua Hin was rocked by four bombs less than 12 hours apart that killed two people and wounded 24, as thousands flocked to its hotels and beaches for a long weekend to celebrate the Queen's birthday, which is also Mother's Day in Thailand.

  • Thailand rocked by series of bombs

    A string of explosions hit a number of popular tourist destinations throughout Thailand.

  • Foreign tourists take part in water battles to celebrate the Songkran Festival for the Thai New Year at Khao San road in Bangkok. The Songkran Festival runs from 13 to 15 April with people celebrating in various ways, including splashing water at each other for luck.

    Thailand is set to begin surveillance on foreigners as an anti-crime tool, but it's unclear just how effective the program will be.

  • MADRID, Aug 11- Authorities in Barcelona have stepped up a crackdown on homes illegally rented out to tourists via homesharing websites such as Airbnb, ordering hundreds to be removed from listings and hitting firms with a fine, while threatening more in the future. Barcelona's town hall said on Wednesday it would fine both Airbnb and fellow online rental firm,...

  • Traveling for a tummy tuck

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla discusses how medical tourists are travelling to Brazil for cosmetic procedures at discount rates.

  • Cruise Travel

    CLIA CEO Cindy D'Aoust talks to CNBC about the growing demand for cruise travel, particularly in Asia.

  • People want to ‘up-lux’ their journey: CEO

    Waiting for your plane to arrive at the airport and have nothing to do? No.1 Lounges CEO, Phil Cameron has a solution for you.

  • How to make the most of air miles

    Robert Burgess, editor at Head for Points, talks about the most cost-effective way to use air miles and which airlines have the best schemes.

  • Air travel is still a business run on a thin margin: Expert

    Geoffrey Weston, partner and head of EMEA airlines practice at Bain & Company, explains how frequent flyer programs help airlines make money.