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Southern States Join to Promote Civil Rights Tourism

Southern States Join to Promote Civil Rights Tourism

By Jay Reeves | Jan 15
Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died.

8 Travel Resolutions for 2018

8 Travel Resolutions for 2018

Jan 15
A new year means new opportunities for personal betterment. In that spirit, global luxury travel network Virtuoso® offers eight ways travel can lead to a more meaningful life in 2018.

Plane Dangles Off Cliff after Skidding Off Runway in Turkey

Plane Dangles Off Cliff after Skidding Off Runway in Turkey

Jan 15
A commercial airplane that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously Sunday off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the Black Sea.

China Orders Marriott to Suspend Website, App

China Orders Marriott to Suspend Website, App

Jan 14
Regulators have ordered the Marriott hotel chain to close its China-based website and app for one week after criticizing the company for referring to Tibet and self-ruled Taiwan as countries in a customer survey.

Michelin Star Boosts Thai Chef to Stardom

Michelin Star Boosts Thai Chef to Stardom

By Kaweewit Kaewjinda | Jan 14
After spending more than three decades cooking in an unassuming outdoor kitchen, a wok-wielding, goggles-wearing Thai chef has been propelled to international culinary stardom by having her restaurant awarded a Michelin star.

Las Vegas Hotels Bet on Technology to Attract, Dazzle Guests

Las Vegas Hotels Bet on Technology to Attract, Dazzle Guests

By Regina Garcia Cano | Jan 13
Guests can use tablets to control room features like lights and temperature. Shower infusers and special lights promise travelers a chance to recharge. And a 4-foot-tall (1-meter-tall) robot can point visitors to the nearest ATM.

Ethiopia: Ancient Churches, Mysterious Towers and Lucy

Ethiopia: Ancient Churches, Mysterious Towers and Lucy

By Marcus Eliason | Jan 13
A visit to Ethiopia reveals the country's mythology and modern evolution.

Las Vegas Reports Fewer Visitors in 2017

Las Vegas Reports Fewer Visitors in 2017

Jan 12
The agency responsible for promoting Las Vegas says preliminary numbers show that fewer people visited the destination in 2017.

Strolling Through Kolkata's Colonial Past

Strolling Through Kolkata's Colonial Past

By Denis D. Gray | Jan 12
This marvelously exuberant, maddeningly chaotic city began as a small trading post in the 1690s, rose to become the seat of British power and now ranks as India's third largest city, a megalopolis of some 15 million people.

Despite Scares, Spain Saw Record Number of Visitors in 2017

Despite Scares, Spain Saw Record Number of Visitors in 2017

Jan 11
Spain says it had a record number of international visitors for the fifth consecutive year in 2017 and that one in five tourists chose the restive Catalonia region as their main destination.

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