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  • LONDON, May 19- Thomas Cook said its summer bookings fell as security concerns meant more holidaymakers opted for breaks in Spain over Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt, outstripping its efforts to adjust flights. Chief Executive Peter Fankhauser said Turkey, its second most popular destination last year, had not recovered as he had hoped after an attack on tourists in...

  • LONDON, May 19- European travel and leisure stocks fell and underperformed a weaker, broader market on Thursday after EgyptAir said a plane carrying more than 60 passengers and crew had gone missing. Thomas Cook shares slumped 16.5 percent, their lowest level since March 2013, after saying that tourists had shunned Turkey, its second-most popular destination...

  • Travel industry is all about technology: Amadeus CFO

    Amadeus CFO, Ana de Pro talks about how the company is trying to attract consumers in the current digital age, when it comes to the travel sector, and discusses a deal with Expedia.

  • *Travel agents say China urged cut in tourists to Taiwan. BEIJING/ TAIPEI, May 12- China and Taiwan have added tourism to their bones of contention since the pro-independence opposition swept to power in January elections, trading accusations about who is to blame for a decline in Chinese visitors to the self-ruled island. Since the polls, Taiwan has accused China...

  • *Travel agents say China urged cut in tourists to Taiwan. BEIJING/ TAIPEI, May 12- China and Taiwan have added tourism to their bones of contention since the pro-independence opposition swept to power in January elections, trading accusations about who is to blame for a decline in Chinese visitors to the self-ruled island. Since the polls, Taiwan has accused China...

  • MILAN, May 11- Italian luxury goods group Tod's warned it would be challenging to meet expectations of a 4 percent revenue increase this year, as first quarter sales fell due to weaker demand in China and shrinking tourist spending. Tod's said revenue in the first three months of the year, usually weaker than the other quarters, fell by 3 percent at reported rates to...

  • May 11- Department store operator Macy's Inc reported its fifth straight drop in quarterly sales, missing analysts' estimates again, as customers cut back on buying apparel and a strong dollar discouraged tourists from spending heavily. Shares of Macy's, which also slashed its full-year comparable sales and earnings forecasts, fell 12 percent on Wednesday to...

  • *1st- qtr same-store sales down 5.6 pct vs est 3.2 pct. May 11- Department store operator Macy's Inc reported its fifth straight drop in quarterly sales, missing analysts' estimates, as customers cut back on buying apparel and a strong dollar discouraged tourists from spending heavily. They were set to open at an almost four-year low of $33.76.

  • Net income attributable to Macy's fell 40 percent to $116 million, or 37 cents per share, in the quarter ended April 30. Excluding items, Macy's earned 40 cents per share, beating the average analyst estimate of 36 cents, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. The company's net sales fell 7.4 percent to $5.77 billion, missing the average estimate of $5.93 billion.

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, May 11- European travel group TUI is to sell its specialist adventure and education holiday brands to focus on its main mass market tourism business and plans to use proceeds from disposals for future growth. These M&A deals are the latest step by TUI management to reshape the tourism group which was created in 2014 by the merger of London-...

  • LONDON, May 11- European tourism group TUI said it planned to sell its specialist group of adventure and education holiday brands, leaving it to focus on its main revenue-generating tourism business after it sold Hotelbeds last month. Separately, it said it would expand the presence of its main holiday and cruise group in France through a deal to acquire Canada-...

  • LONDON, May 11- European tourism group TUI said it planned to sell its specialist group of holiday brands, leaving it with just its main tourism business after it sold its Hotelbeds Group last month. TUI, which on Wednesday confirmed that it was on track to deliver underlying earnings growth of at least ten percent, said that the specialist brands did not fit with...

  • We are growing by 8% a year: easyJet CEO

    Carolyn McCall, CEO of easyJet, discusses the company's earnings and the future of the airline business.

  • Chinese police officers patrolling in Italy

    China sends officers to Europe to protect mainland tourists as part of a groundbreaking program.

  • Chinese police Shu Jian, first right, and Sa Yiming, second right, together with two Italian police, patrol outside the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, May 2, 2016.

    Chinese police are patrolling Italy to protect mainland tourists as part of a groundbreaking program, the South China Morning Post reports.

  • Unawatuna Beach is one of Sri Lanka's premier beach resort towns, positioned just 4 km out of Galle.

    Sri Lanka would have been the world's top tourist destination, if not for the decades lost to the country's civil war, says investor Roman Scott.

  • FRANKFURT, May 3- Pressure on ticket prices, tourist caution after attacks on European cities and cargo weakness prompted Lufthansa to cut growth plans for the year, weighing on its shares. British Airways owner IAG last week said it will offer fewer flights than initially planned this summer because people are flying less after the Brussels attacks.

  • Asia's economies may have been dragged by a slowdown in China, but they'll still power most of the world's growth, the IMF said Tuesday.

  • Carnival CEO arrives in Cuba

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs speaks to Carnival Corp. CEO Arnold Donald, as his company becomes the first U.S. cruise ship to dock in Cuba for the first time since 1959.

  • Carnival cruise ship arrives in Cuba

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports the first U.S. cruise ship is preparing to dock in Cuba for the first time since 1959.