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Jul 13, 2014

Montserrat plans its comeback

Phoenix is rising from the ashes! The island of Montserrat — which suffered from the Soufrière Hills volcano eruptions of the 1990s — has mapped out a redevelopment plan to bring a new capital, new port and a resurgence of tourism to the once-popular...

Jul 07, 2014

For Head of New York Tourism, 55 Million Visitors Isn’t Enough

The city continues to attract a record number of visitors, but Fred Dixon, who runs NYC & Company, is trying to bring even more tourists, and their money, to the city...

Jul 07, 2014

For Head of New York Tourism, 55 Million Visitors Isn’t Enough

The city continues to attract a record number of visitors, but Fred Dixon, who runs NYC & Company, is trying to bring even more tourists, and their money, to the city...

Jul 10, 2014

Halal tourism expanding in Japan

Prayer rooms, hijabs made from local silk and even halal-certified whale meat are appearing in Japan as tourism bosses wake up to the demand from Muslim travelers...

Jul 12, 2014

Anxiety grips Lebanon as tourism dries up amid spate of bombings and fears of more attacks

The roadblocks and sandbags are back, cafes and hotels are nearly empty and many of the tourists are gone...

Jun 28, 2014

Zahi Hawass is on the stump again for ancient Egypt's Pharaohs

Ex-antiquities chief Zahi Hawass saw his star rise and fall during the 2011 revolution. Cleared of corruption charges, he recently visited the Bowers Museum to boost Egypt's sagging tourism industry. Ex-antiquities chief Zahi Hawass saw his star rise...

Jul 08, 2014

Chinese Company Operating Area Where Transformers Was Filmed Plans to Sue Makers

The Chongqing Wulong Karst Tourism Co. Ltd. which operates a scenic landscape area in southwest China featured in Transformers: Age of Extinction said in a statement sent to The Associated Press on Tuesday that the producers had failed to show its lo... #China #Chongqing #Beijing #Hollywood

Jul 03, 2014

Look Elsewhere for Chinese Shoppers

Political tensions with mainland China are bad news for retailers in Hong Kong. It's only likely to get worse as tourism slows... #China #Hong Kong

Jul 03, 2014

Hurricane Arthur ruining July Fourth for 250,000 N.C. beachgoers

North Carolina’s fragile Outer Banks braced Thursday for what the local tourism industry hopes will be a glancing blow from Hurricane Arthur that will disrupt Fourth of July holiday plans, but not cause major damage or upheaval... #China #Hong Kong

Jul 03, 2014

Hurricane Arthur ruining July Fourth for 250,000 N.C. beachgoers

North Carolina’s fragile Outer Banks braced Thursday for what the local tourism industry hopes will be a glancing blow from Hurricane Arthur that will disrupt Fourth of July holiday plans, but not cause major damage or upheaval... #China #Hong Kong