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November 12, 2020
Correction: Virus Outbreak-Business Travel story
Brandon Contreras represents the worst fears of the lucrative business travel industry. A partner account executive at a U.S.
October 27, 2020
Hurricane Zeta is ashore in resort zone of Mexico's Yucatan
Hurricane Zeta, the 27th named storm in a very busy Atlantic season, made landfall on the Caribbean coast of the eastern ...
September 30, 2020
Resorts to RV parks: Parents take school year on the road
In RVs, rental homes and five-star resorts, families untethered by the constraints of physical classrooms for their kids have ...
September 25, 2020
Virus again slashes French Open crowd sizes; now only 1,000
With only one week separating the end of one and the start of the other, the Tour de France and the French Open were shaping ...
September 08, 2020
When will tourists return to Africa? Continent must guess
Raino Bolz quickly diversified when his tourism business in South Africa’s winelands crashed to a halt in March because of ...
September 06, 2020
Pandemic turns summer into European tourism's leanest season
Bruges mayor Dirk De fauw first realized something was desperately wrong with European tourism when on a brisk March morning ...
September 03, 2020
Migrants trying to reach Europe pushed to deadly Atlantic
The only person who wasn’t crying on the boat was 2-year-old Noura. Noura’s mother, Hawa Diabaté, was fleeing her native ...
August 28, 2020
As virus rages, US economy struggles to sustain a recovery
Home sales are booming. Stocks are setting record highs. Industrial production is clambering out of the ditch it fell into ...
August 27, 2020
In contrast to US, UN backs testing people without symptoms
The World Health Organization said Thursday that countries should actively test people to find coronavirus cases even if they ...
August 24, 2020
The Latest: As virus spikes, S. Korea tightens restrictions
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea counted its 11th straight day of triple-digit daily jumps in coronavirus cases as officials ...
August 23, 2020
Returning vacationers drive Italy's surge in COVID cases
With thousands of travelers being tested at Italy's airports and some ports, the nation where Europe's COVID-19 outbreak ...
August 15, 2020
Virus flareups in Europe lead to club closings, mask orders
New flareups of COVID-19 are disrupting the peak summer vacation season across much of Europe, where authorities in some ...
August 08, 2020
France's Saint-Tropez resort makes masks mandatory outdoors
The glamorous French Riviera resort of Saint-Tropez began requiring face masks outdoors Saturday, threatening to sober the ...
August 05, 2020
Skiing World Cup opens week early to avoid tourist crowds
The season-opening races of Alpine skiing's World Cup in October will be brought forward one week to avoid tourist crowds in ...
August 04, 2020
Booking.com cuts workforce by thousands as travel atrophies
Booking.com is laying off a quarter of its workforce — more than 4,000 people — with the global pandemic snuffing out travel.
July 31, 2020
The Latest: Bali welcoming visitors after 4-month lockdown
DENPASAR, Indonesia — Indonesia’s resort island of Bali has reopened to domestic tourists after an almost four-month lockdown ...
July 30, 2020
Sarajevo's landmark hotel faces hard times amid pandemic
The bright yellow Hotel Holiday in downtown Sarajevo has seen good times and bad times in its 37-year history. Mostly, it has ...
July 27, 2020
Pilgrims arrive in Mecca for downsized hajj amid pandemic
Muslim pilgrims have started arriving in Mecca for a drastically scaled-down hajj, as Saudi authorities balance the kingdom's ...
July 24, 2020
Not this year: Great British summer getaway takes a pause
The air would normally be full of anticipation with kids excitedly planning the coming two weeks and parents anxiously making ...
July 22, 2020
AP Exclusive: Migrant kids held in US hotels, then expelled
The Trump administration is detaining immigrant children as young as 1 in hotels, sometimes for weeks, before deporting them ...