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Everyone's lining up for the Supreme Court health care hearing

Mar 23, 2012
The court's grounds will be clogged with a colorful mix of characters: activists, lawyers, journalists and oh, tourists.

Rust Belt rolls dice and builds new casinos

Feb 20, 2012
Pennsylvania, Michigan and Illinois are on board with casinos, hoping to drive tourism to down-on-their-luck communities. Now Ohio is getting into the game.

The Vegas economy, beyond gambling

Feb 1, 2012
Forget about slot machines and blackjack. Las Vegas visitors are increasingly coming to the city to shop, eat and party at the pool.

New Year's Eve a priceless marketing tool for NYC

Dec 30, 2011
The Times Square celebration brings in a worldwide audience and millions of tourist dollars to NYC every year.

Japan on the cheap

Oct 12, 2011
Six months have passed since the earthquakes that did so much damage in Japan, and the Japanese tourism agency is thinking of ways to get the word...

Going to Madrid? Book a room at the Beach Garbage Hotel

Jan 21, 2011
This final note today. I don't know that this is necessarily the best advertisement for an international tourism trade fair that's starting in...

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MIDDAY UPDATE: Tunisian protests, Urban goat farming, Costco samples

Jan 17, 2011
Protests continue today in the Tunisian capitol, Tunis. Troops fired water cannons and tear gas at demonstrators during the second month of unrest....

Going Natural along the Riviera Maya

Jan 13, 2011
Cancun is stunning and stark at the same time. I was there for two weeks in December, and most of my views of the beach were from buses to and from...

Is Delta really "Flying Greener?"

Feb 8, 2010
I recently got back from an international vacation. I don't usually read in-flight magazines, but I spied a headline while my neighbor perused his...