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Winners of 2013 Travelers’ Choice Destinations awards announced

NEWTON, Mass. - The winners of its 2013 Travelers' Choice Destinations awards have been announced today.

Top 10 European holiday hotspots: Best and worst fuel costs 2013

LONDON, England - Thinking of hiring a car this summer? Here are the top 10 holiday hotspots ranked based on fuel prices

Not all roads lead to Rome: 12 alternative Italian travel destinations

Tired of Rome? Done Milan? Kids start crying whenever you suggest another EM Forster tour of Florence?

Ukraine scores high in six international tourism ratings

KYIV, Ukraine - Globe Spots, National Geographic, Trip Advisor and The Lonely Planet ratings have named Ukraine among Top 10 destinations for 2013.

Turkey is a destination suitable for each season of the year

LONDON, England - With its enviable year-round climate, insatiable quest for festivities and incomparably high number of remarkable sites of cultural and historical importance, it's safe to surmise th

Why stay home when there are so many countries out there...

For each month there's a perfect city, and conversely each city can be best enjoyed in a specific month. Here's a yearlong guide to the when, where and why:

Top ships for a fly and cruise

LONDON, England - Everyone wants their holiday to be hassle free and the best way to make sure you don't have to lift a finger is with fly and cruise packages.

Top picks for most Christmassy destinations around the world

If your Christmas is too often one of tacky decorations, over-cooked turkey and bitter family feuds, now may be the time to put the baubles back in the attic and plan yourself a yuletide getaway.

Trendy and luxurious ski resorts to enjoy in 2013

LONDON, England - With forecasters predicting yet another record year of snowfall for the 2013 season, leading ski breaks specialists Neilson have selected their picks of the hippest and most luxuriou

2012 set to break tourism records

Some 705 million international tourist arrivals were recorded over the first eight months of 2012, leading to the prediction of hitting the one billion tourists benchmark for the first time ever by th

Miami Beach hotels boast worst ratings in US, survey shows

MIAMI, Fla. - A recent survey by CheapHotels.org has compared 30 destinations in the United States and Canada based on the overall quality of their hotels.

Heard enough of the election? Consider a sunny getaway

Blaring ads, arguments with co-workers, family and (former) Facebook friends.

Five US spots where mermaids are making a big splash

Mythical mermaids have fascinated humans for centuries, and alluring creatures in bikini tops and fish tails seem to be keeping the love alive.

7 destinations where you can experience the world James Bond-style

We love James Bond films for so many reasons: the handsome men and beautiful women, the cool gadgets and outrageous villains, the amazing chases and death-defying stunts.

Most popular Canadian Thanksgiving getaways revealed

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif - Top 10 most popular destinations Canadian travelers are visiting over the Thanksgiving weekend were announced today.

WATA signs partnership with asr Allianz

On August 22, WATA signed a partnership agreement with asr Allianz selbständiger Reiseunternehmen – Bundesverband e.V.

American riverfront towns worth seeing

It's almost beach time! But the beach isn't the only way to cool off. After decades of decline and neglect, cities across America are embracing their riverbanks—and the results are refreshing.

Brits ditch Greece for other destinations

LONDON, England - Tui Travel has likened the impact of the eurozone crisis on the Greek holiday market to that of the Arab spring, as the UK's biggest tour operator by customer numbers said British to

UK university launches “dark tourism” research center

"Dark tourism" - where visitors travel to sites of death, brutality and terror - is to be the subject of a dedicated centre for academic research at the University of Central Lancashire.

Five Champagne destinations on a beer budget

TORONTO, Canada - Sightseeing, shopping and spas are common temptations when planning a luxurious vacation, however, luxury and affordability don't often go hand-in-hand.

Top summer vacation destinations listed

ORLANDO, Fla. - Large numbers of vacation loyalists are still traveling despite rising fuel costs, according to a recent AAA travel agent survey and travel sales data.

Touring most majestic homes and gardens in US

From a Revolution-era plantation in Charleston, South Carolina, to Frank Lloyd Wright's sleek Arizona compound, here's a guide to the country's most majestic historic homes -- and the must-see gardens

US state of Georgia joins International Council of Tourism Partners

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Tourism Division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development has become its newest destination member.

Report: Global hotel room rate increases 4 percent in 2011

LONDON, England - Global room rate increases 4% in 2011, says new Hotel Price Index.

Marketing tips for smaller tourism-oriented communities

The month of February is a good time for travel and tourism destinations to begin to consider new and innovative marketing ideas.

Hotels, resorts and castles romantic enough for celebrities to say “I...

The approach of Valentine's Day may have you entertaining thoughts of love, perhaps even marriage.

Japanese and Korean travelers pick Guam as a top destination

TUMON, Guam - Japanese travelers make up 70.9 percent of Guam’s arrivals, with Koreans comprising 12.8 percent this calendar year to date.