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Kailah Johnson, 5, a pre-k student home from school with citywide closure, joined her mother in a neighborhood clean-up crew the morning after citywide riots over the death of Freddie Gray on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Baltimore and the cost of rioting

Apr 29, 2015
What will be the economic impact of the social unrest happening in Baltimore?
Posted In: Baltimore, riots, tourism
While Ithaca might be a "gorges" upstate New York town, its snow-burdened visitor's bureau recently joked guests should check out Florida instead.

Visitors bureau in Ithaca wins at marketing

Feb 19, 2015
Snowy upstate New York town tells visitors to check out Florida instead.
Posted In: snow, New York, tourism

A polar bear capital fears a bearless future

Jan 5, 2015
Churchill, Manitoba, counts on income from tourists who come to see the bears.
Posted In: polar bears, tourism, seasonal impacts

'Christmas Story' house gives back to Cleveland

Dec 25, 2014
Money raised from tours of house used in the movie helps fix up nearby homes.
Posted In: Christmas, tourism, movies

Cuba's open doors don't mean open for business

Dec 18, 2014
Despite thawing U.S.-Cuba relations, full-blown business opportunities are largely years away.
Posted In: cuba, tourism, sugar, rum, business opportunity
Tourists listen to a tour guide in the rotunda of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Does the First Amendment apply to tour guides?

Dec 3, 2014
Tour guides in popular vacation spots say that requiring them to take tests and obtain licenses violates their free-speech rights.
Posted In: first amendment, tourism, Georgia

Island's answer to China-Japan dispute: Tourism

Jun 26, 2014
The tiny resort island of Ishigaki wants Chinese tourists, but not its military.
Posted In: China, Japan, tourism
George Lucas

Which cities will profit off the Star Wars museum?

May 22, 2014
Chicago is competing with San Francisco to host a new George Lucas museum.
Posted In: Star Wars, museum, tourism

On Jersey Shore, the summer after Sandy comes to close

Sep 2, 2013
A year after Hurricane Sandy's destruction, Labor Day marks the end of a summer of recovery for beach towns.
Posted In: new jersey, tourism, Hurricane Sandy, labor day

In Egypt, political turmoil hits tourism business

Jul 8, 2013
Violent clashes between rival political factions, the army and police are scaring off tourists in a country where 10% of the economy is tourism-related.
Posted In: Cairo, Egypt, Tahrir Square, tourism

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