Accommodations

Feds ease border crossings at Minnesota's Northwest Angle

Aug 17, 2017

Federal authorities are rolling out a pilot program to make border crossing easier for travelers to the northernmost point in the lower 48 states, the Northwest Angle on Lake of the Woods

China's Xi looks to party congress to cement authority

Aug 17, 2017

China's leaders are holding an unofficial retreat ahead of the fall Communist Party congress at which President Xi Jinping will launch his second term

Sign at Swiss hotel directed to 'Jewish guests' draws anger

Aug 15, 2017

Switzerland's tourism office is expressing regret over an "unfortunate" incident in which a small Alpine hotel posted a sign asking "Jewish guests" to shower before swimming in the hotel pool

Project aims to attract tourists to remote Albanian villages

Aug 14, 2017

An ambitious project is aiming to open up remote villages in the highlands of southern Albania to the outside world and to tourists wanting to discover the spectacular natural beauty and rural way of life of the more isolated parts of the country

Not just fluff and buff: Spas emphasize wellness over beauty

Aug 10, 2017

Spas and their suppliers were in New York this week for the annual East Coast media event organized by the International Spa Association

Rescuers find bodies after China quake kills 19, injures 247

Aug 9, 2017

Rescuers have gathered bodies amid rubble in an area shaken by a powerful earthquake in mountainous southwestern China that killed 19 people and injured 247

7 decades into Indian democracy, a royal palace thrives

Aug 8, 2017

Decades after most Indian royals vanished into history, one princely palace thrives

Cannabis company plans to turn desert town into pot paradise

Aug 4, 2017

Now that one of the nation's largest cannabis companies has bought the entire California desert town of Nipton, one serious question remains: Will the new owners rename it Potsylvania

No visa, no veil? Saudi Arabia may ease rules for tourists

Aug 1, 2017

Saudi Arabia announces plans for Red Sea travel resort project where restrictions on tourists could be lifted

Egypt officials say resort knife attacker tasked by IS

Jul 30, 2017

Security officials say that the Egyptian man who stabbed to death three tourists and wounded three others earlier this month in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, was tasked by the Islamic State group to carry out the attack

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