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Hong Kong Ideal Holiday shuts down

Ideal Holiday, a financially troubled tour operator, has decided on permanent closure following a meeting on Monday night with the Travel Industry Council.

Oil spill from damaged tanker prompts Singapore to close beaches

SINGAPORE – Singapore closed beaches along 7.2 kilometers (4.5 miles) of its east coast as an oil spill from a damaged tanker continued to spread Thursday.

Ritz-Carlton Las Vegas to close due to drop in demand and...

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co will close its five-diamond property in Las Vegas this May, after the hotel struggled with a slide in demand and revenue.

Royal Palm Resorts & Suites closes amid struggling tourism

A Bahamian hotel operator has closed one of his resort properties as the recession slashes occupancy rates across the vast archipelago.

Forbidden City, other tourist venues close to tourists

The Forbidden City and other popular tourist venues will begin closing to visitors from Tuesday, just two days out from National Day holiday.

Capri’s Blue Grotto off-limits to tourists after sewage dumping

ROME — Police say they have made Capri's Blue Grotto off-limits to tourists after its waters started smelling bad.

Hawaii Tourism Japan closing its Honolulu office

Hawaii Tourism Japan has announced that it will close its Honolulu office.

United Airlines to unplug number for complaints

United Airlines is dropping an Indian customer call center that took compliments or complaints after a flight, telling customers to send a letter or e-mail instead.

Times Square Virgin Megastore will close, tourists will have to hunt...

New York City tourists who are seeking Broadway cast albums, and producers hoping for a place to throw CD release parties, will have a harder hunt after April, when The Times Square Virgin Megastore c

Australia closes desert for summer to stop tourists dying

Australia's dangerously hot and dry Simpson Desert will be closed for the first time during the southern hemisphere's summer to prevent tourists dying in the outback.

Dutch towns close coffee-shops to ward off ‘drug tourists’

THE HAGUE — Two Dutch towns said Thursday they planned to close their cannabis smoking coffee-shops after admitting that an influx of up to 25,000 French and Belgian "drug tourists" each week had be

Many travel agents in India likely to shut shop

NEW DELHI - Many travel agents in India, whose revenues come from the commission on selling air tickets, may soon be forced to make an exit from their business.

Tourists to be banned at Peking Varsity during Olympics

Beijing - Tourists will be banned from visiting Beijing's prestigious Peking University during the Olympics, state media said on Wednesday, in China's latest security move ahead of next month's Games.