Marketplace Globalist Quiz: Leisure

Dec 7, 2009
What do you know about leisure? Bill Radke tackles the subject in today's Marketplace Globalist quiz with the help of quizmaster Stephan Richter.
Posted In: Travel

Wait is over for NYC subway expansion

Nov 23, 2009
Economic downturns have been foiling New York City's plans to expand its subway system to Manhattan's far east side since the 1920's. But now, despite tight budgets, construction is finally underway. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Travel

Cruisin' for an economic bruisin'?

Nov 20, 2009
Cruise lines have a few competitive advantages when it comes to finding customers in turbulent economic waters. But will Royal Caribbean International's new quarter-mile, 6,000 passenger vessel be able to stay afloat? Rico Gagliano reports.
Posted In: Travel

Economy incentive in Ohio casino vote

Nov 4, 2009
After nearly two decades of saying no to casino gambling, Ohio voters have decided to roll the dice. They're going to bring casinos to four cities to get the economy going. Dan Moulthrop looks at what caused the turnaround.
Posted In: Travel

Taxes picking up tab for Amtrak losses

Oct 27, 2009
A Pew study released today finds that the average government subsidy on an Amtrak ticket is $32. That's four times higher than the subsidy figure Amtrak has come up with. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Travel

How to find lower holiday airfares

Oct 23, 2009
George Hobica of discusses what to expect in airline fares for the upcoming holiday season.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

New campaign to promote travel to U.S.

Oct 9, 2009
The House has passed a bill to launch a campaign promoting travel to the U.S. Elizabeth Threlkeld reports now the Senate is chiming in.
Posted In: Travel

Macau: It's not your mother's Vegas

Oct 2, 2009
Casinos in Macau, China made triple the take of Las Vegas in August. The gambling capital is thriving again as the markets rebound, but the town's American outfits lag behind the local operators. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Travel

What the increase in RV sales tells us

Sep 29, 2009
Among all the gloomy economic indicators out there, there's one glimmer of hope: motor home and RV sales are up. Joel Rose reports on the RV Index.
Posted In: Travel

A new class of 'Ugly Indian' travelers

Sep 28, 2009
Tourists from the U.S. carry a bad rap for being the loud, obnoxious, "Ugly American." But as more Indians can afford to travel abroad, they're developing their own tourist notoriety. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
Posted In: Travel