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Kitty Power: Cats Luring Tourists Back to Brussels

FINANCE | By Maria Cheng | Dec 1
After a five-day lockdown prompted by the maximum security alert, Brussels officials are attempting to entice back tourists. Their secret weapon? Cats.

Glass Walkway Over China Canyon Cracks With Tourists On It

A glass walkway that hugs a cliff above a scenic canyon in central China was closed after cracks developed while dozens of tourists were walking on the newly built structure.

Marijuana, Mainstream Converge in Colorado Tourism Concerns

FINANCE | By Kristen Wyatt | Dec 17
In Colorado, there's mounting anxiety that ski towns have embraced stoner culture a little too much, potentially damaging the state's tourism brand.

Virginia Says "Welcome" to LGBT Tourists

By Troy Petenbrink | Nov 22
It is a case of "better late than never" as Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced the formation of an LGBT Tourism Task Force. He shared the news while speaking at a statewide tourism summit.

Fewer Crowds, Nice Weather Boost Fall Tourism

By Beth J. Harpaz | Sep 14
Fall used to be off-peak for tourism everywhere except New England and other fall foliage destinations. But autumn tourism is rising, with traditional summer hotspots increasingly busy September through November.

Key West’s 35th Annual Fantasy Fest

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Oct 13
The 35th annual Fantasy Fest will be taking Key West by storm for ten days this year, from October 18 to October 27.

University of Hawaii: Gay Marriage in Hawaii Worth $217M in Tourism

NATIONAL | By Oskar Garcia | Jul 26
A new economic analysis from the University of Hawaii says legalizing gay marriage in the state would boost tourism by $217 million over the next three years.

Chill Factor: Antarctic Tourism Struggles on Icy Footing

By Rod McGuirk | Apr 8
In a remote, pristine land, every tourist counts - and those who venture to one of the coldest places on earth can be rewarded with ever-sunlit skies and adventures beyond your wildest (and chilliest) dreams.

Bar Codes Combine Technology and Tradition in Rio de Janeiro

Feb 6
Rio de Janeiro is mixing technology with tradition to provide tourists information about the city by embedding bar codes into the black and white mosaic sidewalks that are a symbol of the city.

Six Top Travel Trends for 2013

Dec 31
A leading adventure travel company specializing in exotic learning vacations has announced its list of the hottest travel trends for 2013.

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