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A day in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village

Tucked away from the honking horns and crowded sidewalks of midtown Manhattan sits Greenwich Village, a downtown neighborhood that spans west of Broadway to the Hudson River.Although only a quick subw...

Updated : 2014.11.28 20:50

Schweitzer ski resort: Big on powder, light on parties

For ski vacations, I often make a beeline for British Columbia, where lots of ski resorts have exactly what I want. Resorts such as Whistler Blackcomb, Sun Peaks and Big White are within a day’s driv...

Updated : 2014.11.28 20:50

Utah ski industry gets jump start from Vail

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) ― Skiers and snowboarders traveling to Utah this winter will find the same jagged mounting peaks looming just east of Salt Lake City and many familiar trails at the state’s 15 resorts. But they may also notice a few signs of the significant changes that occurred in th...

Updated : 2014.11.28 20:47

Bangkok offers most affordable transportation

What determines your first impression of a city may be the transportation you use to get from the airport to downtown. Hotels.com Airport and Transportation Insider found out which cities offer the most convenient transportation from the airport to your final destination among 20 destinati...

Updated : 2014.11.28 20:47

Korean tourism agency partners with China's Baidu to use big data on travelers

South Korea's state-run tourism agency said Wednesday it will work with Chinese Internet giant Baidu Inc. to use its mobile search traffic data on travel to attract more visitors from China.   The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) and Baidu signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly ...

Updated : 2014.11.26 14:43

Korea Grand Sale kicks off in December

Driven by the rising popularity of K-pop and Korean TV dramas, shopping in Korea has become a special experience for a growing number of foreign tourists.The best season for them is winter, when the annual Korea Grand Sale campaign is held. Bigger discounts and more gifts and events are on...

Updated : 2014.11.24 20:49

When in Aspen, ski, shop, dine and hunt for shrines on the mountain

ASPEN, Colorado ― Stevie Ray Vaughan is hidden somewhere here on Ajax Mountain, and we’re on a mission to find him.Finally, following directions scrawled onto a scrap of paper, we steer our skis tow...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:05

Alamo’s mythic past lives comfortably with San Antonio’s lively present

SAN ANTONIO ― The most famous building in Texas is smaller than you expect, and it’s about as pretty as your average California mission. In fact, it was once a mission, though these days it stands a...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:05

Arts and culture to be highlighted in German tourism

The German National Tourist Office announced that next year it will shine a spotlight on German Renaissance painter Lucas Cranach the Younger as the year 2015 marks the 500th anniversary of his birth. Germany is one of the most-visited cultural destinations for European tourists. The celeb...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:04

JetBlue to add bag fees on cheapest tickets

JetBlue will add bag fees and squeeze seats a bit closer together as it tries to boost profit.The airline said that it will create three ticket classes beginning in the first half of 2015, and only the top two will include at least one free checked bag.Other big airlines have added fees fo...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:04

‘Stamp Tour’ around South Jeolla Province

South Jeolla Province will offer gift vouchers and accommodation in a five-star hotel for travelers who visit the province’s tourist attractions and spend more than one night in the province. Interested tourists should collect a stamp from each destination, take a photo and upload it onto...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:03

Perfect day in Carmel: Beach picnics, wine walks and sunset concerts

Many travelers use Carmel-by-the-Sea as a base for exploring the greater area, taking in such nearby attractions as the always-fascinating Monterey Bay Aquarium and picturesque Point Lobos.I get that....

Updated : 2014.11.14 21:08

In Norway, cool experiences trump luxury

Big box, luxury vacations got you down? If the thought of whiling away another uninspired vacation under an umbrella is less than motivating, you may need to rethink your travel strategy. So what to d...

Updated : 2014.11.14 21:07

Visit NYC after holidays too: Tourism agency

New York (AP) ― New York City’s tourism agency wants to lure visitors between January and March by reminding them that there are great deals on theater tickets, restaurants and hotels.NYC & Co. President Fred Dixon says winter is “an ideal time to experience New York City at a more affo...

Updated : 2014.11.14 20:59

Saint-Tropez hopes to draw Asian tourists

Saint-Tropez, a popular luxury vacation destination for Hollywood celebrities, hopes to see more Asian tourists following a promotional event in Seoul on Tuesday. The world-popular high-end vacation town with a population of just 5,000 draws more than 6 million tourists from 85 countries a...

Updated : 2014.11.14 20:59