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Picture-taking tourist plunges to death off Cornwall cliff

A man, Harry McCabe, plunged 160 feet to his death from a Cornish cliff in front of his horrified wife and children while attempting to take photographs, it has emerged.

Rising oil prices send Asian airline stocks into tailspin

HONG KONG - Airline stocks tumbled across the region on Tuesday as turmoil in the Middle East lifted crude oil prices.Korean Air Line Co Ltd led losers, dropping more than 9 percent.

Report: Co-pilot sends Indian jet into 7,000-foot plunge

The co-pilot of an Air India Express 737 sent the jetliner into a terrifying 7,000-foot plunge in May when he accidentally hit the control column while adjusting his seat, investigators report.

Cyprus tourism revenue plunge 17.1%

NICOSIA — Revenue from Cyprus's key tourism sector plunged 17.1 percent in April when the eruption of the Icelandic volcano severely disrupted flights across Europe, official figures showed on Thurs

Ireland’s tourist numbers plunge by nearly 1 million

Ireland needs to work harder on attracting tourists.That's the sobering news from Ireland's Central Statistics Office which says tourism numbers are down by a whopping 911,500 people.

No answers yet on Qantas plane plunge

Investigators are still looking for an answer to why a Qantas jet fell more than 300 feet mid-flight last year.

Honduran tourism hit hard by unrest

Honduras could take 10 years to recover from the impact of its current political crisis which has seen tourist numbers plummet by 70%.

Cyprus tourist numbers tank

NICOSIA — Cyprus tourist arrivals plunged 10.7 percent in the first nine months of 2009, the government statistical office reported on Friday, bringing more bad news to the recession-hit economy.

Eastern Europe is getting a cold shower after years of heady...

When the Sky & More mall opened in Riga in 2007, retailers hoped its expensive boutiques and upscale supermarket would draw well-off Latvians on their way home to the pine-forested neighborhoods on th

Singapore Airlines profit plunges as demand wanes

SINGAPORE — Singapore Airlines said its January-March profit plunged 92% as travelers cut down on trips amid a global economic slowdown.

Vienna tourism plunges due to global economic downturn

Vienna - Overnight stays in the Austrian capital Vienna plunged 9.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2009, official data showed Friday.

Spanish tourism plunges as Britons stay at home

Madrid - Arrivals of foreign tourists to Spain, the world's second biggest tourist destination, plummeted in November as top customers Britons and Germans stayed at home during the global economic slo

Air France-KLM second quarter profit plunges

PARIS - Air France-KLM Thursday posted a sharp drop in profitability in its fiscal second quarter and blamed the steep rise in fuel costs, weakening economic activity and the strong euro.