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Rare hantavirus hurts tourism around Yosemite

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.
Posted In: tourism, yosemite, hantavirus

40 years later, 'Deliverance' causes mixed feelings in Georgia

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.
Posted In: movies, Georgia, tourism

London businesses tally up sales after Olympics

Aug 14, 2012
Now that the Games are over, small businesses in London are complaining of losses in their books.
Posted In: London Olympics, tourism, London, Small Business

A summer resort adjusts to new vacation rhythm

Aug 7, 2012
Lake Arrowhead was developed nearly a century ago as a mountain summer resort for Southern Californians. The activities are the same, but how and when vacationers come to the resort has changed.
Posted In: vacation, summer vacation, Travel, tourism, Lake Arrowhead

Retired war ships navigate the seas of tourism

Jul 12, 2012
As the USS Iowa opens in San Pedro, Calif., a look at what it takes to run a successful war ship museum.
Posted In: museum, ship, tourism, history

Tour guide connects Paris and black America

Jul 10, 2012
Tour groups like the Black Paris Tour highlight the shared history of Paris and black America, which stretches back to the 18th century when freed slaves and persecuted blacks sought refuge, art and culture in France.
Posted In: paris, tourism, black history

Wildfires stifle Colorado's tourism industry

Jun 29, 2012
As wildfires rage across Colorado, state officials are being cautious in how they describe the conflagration, hoping not to scare away its major tourism industry, like it did in 2002.
Posted In: tourism, wildfire, colorado

Drought conditions hit Rocky Mountain tourism

Jun 26, 2012
Colorado got only 2 percent of its normal snowpack, which means low rivers this summer. But what's bad for rafting guides is good for fishermen.
Posted In: colorado, tourism, drought, fishing, rafting

Australia could bring back crocodile hunting safaris

Jun 18, 2012
The government in Australia wants to boost the sagging tourism industry. One idea: Bring back the crocodile hunt.
Posted In: Australia, tourism, hunting

We can all help Greece avoid default

Jun 14, 2012
Commentator Todd Buchholz says we just need to go there on vacation.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Greek debt, tourism, Greece

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