Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 31, 2012 Promoting the paranormal is turning into big business as reality ghost-hunting shows have consumers hungering for a paranormal experience of their own.
Oct 10, 2012 The new ABC drama "Nashville" is shot in and around the Tennessee city, and local tourism officials are basking in the TV spotlight.
Oct 8, 2012 New England tourism could get a boost this fall foliage season because dry weather will mean brilliant reds and purples as leaves change color.
Sep 24, 2012 It's been four years since the investment bank Lehman Brothers went under, and a federal court in Australia has just found the bank liable for damages in a class action lawsuit over the sale of mortgage-backed securities.
Sep 21, 2012 The museum where the Space Shuttle Endeavour will retire is banking on it being a big attraction.
Sep 11, 2012 The famous national park has eight cases of the rare pulmonary virus with three deaths so far -- and is alerting tens of thousands of summer visitors they may be at risk. Campsites were easy to get over the Labor Day weekend.
Aug 22, 2012 It's been 40 years since "Deliverance" was filmed in Rabun County, Ga. Tourism in the region has boomed in that time, but not everyone welcomes the attention.
Aug 16, 2012 Australia has told big Chinese automakers Chery and Great Wall to recall thousands of vehicles after discovering asbestos in their auto parts.
Aug 15, 2012 Today, Australia's highest court ruled the government there can go ahead with plans to force tobacco companies to sell cigarettes with nothing but a plain package -- no branding at all, just those graphic warnings that say tobacco can kill you.