CARRY-LE-ROUET, France (AP) — Europe's famed summer holiday season is in full swing, but efforts to inoculate people against the coronavirus are not taking a break.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The rewards, the citations and the nationwide parties are going to have to wait, for a week or so anyway.
ATLANTA (AP) — Hotel owner Vimal Patel has traced a familiar path to success in the U.S. hospitality industry.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee paid thousands of dollars for social media influencers to promote a contentious new initiative that uses $2.5 million in taxpayer dollars to offer flight vouchers largely to out-of-state residents.
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California coastal town popular with tourists is running low on water after two years of little rainfall during a drought in the U.S. West, forcing residents and business owners to truck in water from elsewhere.
Days after the death of a child who got stuck in an elevator at a North Carolina vacation rental, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is calling on vacation rental websites to warn customers about the dangers of home elevators and require hosts to lock elevators until they are inspected.
“Can you believe I found this online?” a delighted Prisca asks husband Guy at the beginning of “Old,” as their family arrives at a glistening beach resort.
Small businesses in the U.S. that depend on tourism and vacationers say business is bouncing back, as Americans rebook postponed trips and spend freely on food, entertainment and souvenirs.
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Maui's mayor has vetoed a bill that would have imposed a moratorium on hotel construction in parts of the Valley Isle, saying the measure wouldn't be effective and was legally flawed.
That first post-vaccine vacation is finally a possibility for many, but after more than a year without travel, the sticker shock is no joke. In general, travel prices are increasing to reflect higher demand. According to the U.S. Travel Association Travel Price Index for May 2021, airfare is up 24.1% and lodging prices are up 10% year over year.
TOKYO (AP) — Struggling businesses forced to temporarily shut down around Olympics venues. Olympic visitors ordered to install invasive apps and allow GPS tracking. Minders staking out hotels to keep participants from coming into contact with ordinary Japanese or visiting restaurants to sample the sushi.
DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia on Monday ordered four foreign tourists to leave the resort island of Bali after violating health protocols as the country endures a devastating wave of COVID-19 illnesses and deaths.
KAHULUI, Hawaii (AP) — Officials on Maui are moving quickly to implement a new tax on tourists.
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BANGKOK (AP) — A week into an ambitious but risky plan to open the Thai resort island of Phuket to vaccinated visitors, signs were encouraging that the gambit to resuscitate the decimated tourism industry was working, even as infections elsewhere in the country surged Thursday to record highs.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers Tuesday overrode Gov. David Ige's veto of a bill that overhauls how the state funds the Hawaii Tourism Authority and allocates tourism tax revenue to the counties.
NEW YORK (AP) — American Express is upping the benefits — and the fee — on its flagship Platinum Card this month as it tries to hold on to its well-to-do customers who are returning to their pre-pandemic lifestyles of traveling, dining out and shopping.
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Thailand embarked on an ambitious but risky plan Thursday that it hopes will breathe new life into a tourism industry devastated by the pandemic, opening the popular resort island of Phuket to fully vaccinated foreigners from lower-risk countries.
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Starting Thursday, Thailand will welcome back international visitors — as long as they are vaccinated — to its famous southern resort island of Phuket without having to be cooped up in a hotel room for a 14-day quarantine.
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Somsak Betlao covered the outboard motor on his traditional wooden longtail boat with a tarp, wrapping up another day on Phuket’s Patong beach where not a single tourist needed his services shuttling them to nearby islands.
Family groups often choose to share a beach house, condo or cabins. Camping, glamping and RV travel also provide good options for shared fun paired with plenty of space for all. Consider accommodations with access to a kitchen. You’ll have the option to stock up early and eliminate the exposure multiple grocery store stops and dining establishments might pose.
Two seats, a six-speed transmission and a modestly powered engine might not sound like obvious ingredients to catch some rays, but on the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata, they coalesce into something special. The Miata's balanced and lightweight chassis serves as a foundation upon which drivers of all skill levels will have fun without getting into too much trouble.
If you're like most pet parents, you prefer to bring your furkids along when you travel. This often leads to booking a pet friendly hotel, where you and your pets will stay during your trip. We’ve come up with some simple tips to help ensure that both you and your furry sidekick are prepared for your hotel stay, and to make it as stress-free as possible.
KALISPELL — Most guests at Whitefish Mountain Resort turned in as the snow picked up on a Wednesday afternoon. But wintry conditions are part …