High gas prices drive up summer travel costs

May 27, 2011
AAA's Heather Hunter discusses this year's high gas prices, and how they will affect summer travel. Already, gas prices are more than $1 per gallon higher than they were last year, but travelers seem undeterred.
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U.S. visas are hard to get

May 18, 2011
Travel and tourism companies say many more business people from China, Brazil and India would visit the U.S., but bureaucratic hurdles prevent that.
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Lonely Planet snubs U.K.

May 12, 2011
The well-known travel guide recently released its Great Britain review, saying the country is not a good choice for cash-conscious or adventurous tourist.
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A look at air travel this summer

May 6, 2011
Summer travel season is nigh and exotic beaches are calling travelers. Learn what you can expect in terms of fares -- and where to find deals -- and if Congress' Passenger Bill of Rights really makes traveling easier.
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American Airlines to offer streaming to personal devices

May 4, 2011
You'll be able to watch movies and TV shows on your phone or iPad streamed to you from the plane. Presumably, hopefully, these will be better than...
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Japanese tourism lags

May 3, 2011
The earthquake in Japan has caused a drag on the planeloads of tourists the country sends to the U.S. every year.
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Pope's beatification draws fewer tourists than expected

Apr 27, 2011
Pope John Paul II is getting beatified by the Vatican this Sunday. And while the spring season is usually a busy one for Rome and Vatican City, the big event seems to be keeping regular tourists away.
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Japan quake threatens to undermine Hawaii's economic recovery

Mar 18, 2011
Japanese tourism is a big part of Hawaii's economy, and it looks to see a drop off of about 30 percent this spring.
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Building economies around air travel

Mar 10, 2011
Greg Lindsey, author of "Aerotropolis," talks about the significance of air travel in the future of the global economy.
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Egypt hopes tourism will revive soon

Mar 1, 2011
Tourists are avoiding Egypt and the Middle East because of the recent turmoil. Egypt depends on tourism and needs to reverse that trend.
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