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The success of Chinese tennis superstar Li Na in Australia has started a boom in Asian visitors that could be "more valuable than Oprah" for tourism.
Australian gambling resorts are spending heavily to attract international tourists, but competition from Macau, Singapore and further afield is intense.
TOKYO - The Japanese government on Thursday relaxed visa rules applicable to Chinese nationals to encourage more tourists to visit and help boost the nation's flagging retail sector.
SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands — Legalizing casino gambling in Saipan wouldn't necessarily draw more tourists, according to a Japan-based tourism official for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mari
Cyprus’s capital Nicosia aims to attract tourists away from the more favored coastal resorts by staging an annual beer festival, organizers said.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — This island nation boasts miles of pristine beaches, reggae music and the Western hemisphere's largest butterfly.Now, it's promoting a new asset to tourists: its Jews.
FORT LAUDERDALE - South Florida tourism officials are courting Chinese travel agents and writers in the hopes of encouraging visitors from that country to stay in local hotels, dine in restaurants and
Srinagar - In an effort to revive tourism in Kashmir, hoteliers and houseboat owners in the valley have announced lucrative and discounted packages for visitors to Kashmir.
MIRISSA, Sri Lanka — War-weary Asian countries are planning new treats for travellers in a bid to cash in on a "peace dividend".
The California Travel & Tourism Commission is going to the ends of the Earth to lure visitors to the Golden State.
Convention and visitors bureaus across the nation are rolling out deals for travelers, from hotel discounts to restaurant savings to cheaper activities.
New Delhi - Despite recession and slowdown in tourists inflow to the country, travel by the world's oldest working steam locomotive on the Delhi-Ajmer route has gained momentum with the heritage train
San Juan, Puerto Rico — Caribbean tourism officials are working overtime to reassure reluctant travellers that plenty of sun-soaked islands were untouched by a recent spate of deadly tropical cyclon
VANCOUVER - A Vancouver councillor wants more American lesbians to visit his city and hopes city council will come up with $25,000 to target the potentially lucrative market.
NEWPORT, R.I. - New England tourism officials are seeing opportunity in China as a booming economy there produces a larger middle class.That middle class is venturing abroad, and tourist destinations from Rhode Island to Vermont want to be ready.
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