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After sodden hillsides thundered into Montecito, obliterating scores of homes and killing nearly two dozen people, seven days went by before President..
America and Turkey have something in common: They're the only two countries to suffer from a decline in long-haul travel since 2015.  Top tourism dest..
(Reuters) - This year’s China Open will become only the second snooker tournament after the world championship to offer one million pounds ($1.39 mill..
Dalian Wanda, the beleaguered Chinese property to entertainment group, took a series of financial knocks in 2017. It is expected to sell further prope..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexican attitudes toward Americans have gone through a "stunning reversal" since the election of President Donald Trump, with most M..
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. government shutdown amid a congressional dispute over spending and immigration has forced scores of federal agencies and outp..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Statue of Liberty will reopen on Monday even if the U.S. government shutdown extends into the work week, New York Governor An..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the federal government shutdown entered its second day on Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed to use state money to r..
A hotel room automatically adjusting to the tastes of each guest, virtual reality headsets as brochures: the tourism sector is starting to embrace new..
___ US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia PARIS (AP) — A global energy agency says that U.S. oil production is growing quickly an..
At Yellowstone National Park in Montana, George Nell, a maintenance ranger for the National Park Service’s North District, shovels snow from the entra..
Ours isn’t the first winter of government discontent. Yes, America, we’ve been here before. Long before the spectacle of President Trump and Congress ..
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, Kim Il Guk, the President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Democratic Peopl..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday set up a major showdown over presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality of President..
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - North Korea will send 22 athletes to the Winter Games in the neighbouring South next month and compete in three sports and five d..
The WTA has signed a long-term deal to move its season-ending WTA Finals to Shenzhen, China, in 2019 and will increase total prize money to $14 millio..
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The WTA has signed a long-term deal to move its season-ending WTA Finals to Shenzhen, China, in 2019 and will increase tot..
  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A small California city at the base of the tallest U.S. dam filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the state over an emergency ..
Minneapolis is the northernmost city to host a Super Bowl. Tourism officials are making the most of that as they prepare to welcome visitors to the "B..
One of the world’s favorite tourism designations, South Africa’s iconic city of Cape Town, has less than a 100 days of water supply left if a drought ..
THE TICKER President Trump, accompanied by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks to members of the media as they arrive for a dinner ..
North and South Korea will march together under a unified flag during opening ceremonies at the upcoming Winter Olympics and seek to field a joint wom..
International tourism is growing at its fastest clip in seven years, but the U.S. is on pace for its sharpest drop in foreign travelers since the wake..
International tourism is growing at its fastest clip in seven years, but the U.S. is on pace for its sharpest drop in foreign travelers since the wake..
COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka's government has reinstated a ban on women buying alcohol and being employed in places where the drinks are produced and sold, sa..
FILE - In this photo taken July 4, 2011, shows the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower, third building from left, in Panama City. An attemp..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A television producer for one of chef Emeril Lagasse’s cooking shows caught in an escalating legal battle with the Florida House o..
A luxury hotel in Panama is telling President Donald Trump's hotel business, "You're fired," leading to a bitter fight and accusations of financial mi..
Morocco is easing its hold on the dirham. A move to widen the currency’s trading band is part of a plan to liberalize the economy and turn the North A..
ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) — Some Texas coastal towns where Hurricane Harvey made landfall are working to restore tourism and other economic attractions nea..
HONOLULU (Reuters) - An emergency alert was sent mistakenly on Saturday to Hawaii’s residents warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack when an ..
Would you drink a sample from the Sochi doping lab? The building at the center of a Russia doping scandal that rocked the 2014 Winter Olympics now hos..
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived Sunday for his first visit to India to expand defense, trade and energy ties. During his six-day sta..
Last week, Àlvaro Nadal, Spain's minister of energy, tourism and digital agenda, cancelled a €2 million ($US2.4 million) grant—which would have been u..
If you are a business traveler who has to be away from home more than two weeks a month, no one has to tell you that this much travel can wear you dow..
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea’s International Olympics Committee (IOC) official said it is considering South Korea’s proposal for a united female hock..
Virgin Galactic says the latest glide test of its space tourism rocket plane was a success, nearly reaching the speed of sound high over California. T..
To compete for the travel dollars of big-spending fliers, American Airlines recently unveiled two ways to pamper its most elite fliers. The Fort Worth..
It is exponentially easier to plan a trip with kids to somewhere you’ve been before than it is to plot an adventure someplace new. I was forced to ack..
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration may have violated federal law by exempting Florida from a national plan to expand offshore drilling, a Democrati..
Monkeys in Florida may possibly infect humans with herpes B, which is a possibly fatal virus. While state officials determine their best course of act..
Andreas Schmeidler isn’t looking for revolution in Russia. The chairman of Tsum has been in the job for less than a year and his strategies are seemin..
In an advisory made public Wednesday, the State Department issued “do not travel” warnings for the northeastern border state of Tamaulipas and the Pac..
Riyadh's move to take control over the biggest builder in the country seems aimed at ensuring the group can continue to serve Saudi Arabia's developme..
The Trump administration’s decision to exempt Florida from expanded offshore drilling kicked off a frenzy Wednesday in other coastal states, with gove..
LONDON -- Daniel Levy, chairman of Tottenham Hotspur, doesn't like to take 'no' for an answer. He imagined a custom-built stadium that could stage bot..
MEXICO CITY -- Five states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system unveiled Wednesday..
WASHINGTON — Opposition to the Trump administration's plan to expand offshore drilling is mounting as Democrats from coastal states accuse President D..
MEXICO CITY -- Five states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system unveiled Wednesday..
The Trump administration on Tuesday said it would not allow oil drilling off the coast of Florida after pressure from the state's Republican governor...