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Israel and European Union finalize open-skies deal

Israel and the European Union finalized the deal on Thursday, after three years of negotiations, although it still needs the approval of Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz.

Georgia tourism braces for backlash from new immigration bill

True to its official state song, Georgia is on the mind of many people these days but not for the reasons the state's tourism industry might be hoping for.

New Zealand tourism faces GST backlash

International visitors will pay an extra $20 million in GST if the tax is raised to 15 per cent, and the extra cost will hurt, the tourist industry says.

Resort ‘discrimination’ addressed by Congress

When it comes to luring convention- and conference-goers this winter, sun-drenched resort towns may be too much fun for their own good.

“AIG effect” more of a drag on South Florida hotel bookings...

Born a year ago and more than 2,000 miles away, the ``AIG effect'' continues to cause pain for South Florida's tourism industry.

AboutAnywhere.com responds to backlash of outraged travel agents

MIAMI, FL - With the emergence of the "virtual" or Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) came speculation and concern over the "death" of the brick and mortar travel agency community.

Bali bombers executed, backlash feared

Jihadists convicted in the heinous Bali bombings in 2002 were tied to poles and shot dead by firing squad on Saturday, despite pleas from victims' families that their sentence could result in further