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Third British tourist dies in Mallorca in less than a month

A British tourist has fallen to her death from a hotel balcony in Mallorca in the third such British death on the Spanish island in less than a month.

British tourist falls to death from apartment balcony in Dubai

DUBAI - A British tourist has fallen to his death from a 12th-floor apartment balcony on to a crowded street below.

Economic rollercoaster does not slow travel for remainder of 2011

PLYMOUTH, Minn. - Today, Travel Leaders revealed the results from its yearly Fall Travel Trends Survey.

US continues to descend in global competitiveness ranking

BEIJING – Switzerland remains the world's most competitive economy, while the United States has fallen from second to fourth after losing the top spot last year, according to the World Economic Foru

French tourist survives epic drop into the Grand Canyon

The 18-year-old Gallic globe-trotter was taking photographs of the Grand Canyon, when he slipped and fell over the edge, the National Park Service explained in a statement.

Dubai tourist numbers drop 5.7%

DUBAI - The number of tourists to Dubai fell in the first nine months of last year as the global economic slowdown resulted in fewer travellers from Europe, the country’s Department of Tourism and C

Medical travel outside US falls substantially

While medical tourism is likely to remain popular long-term, it's taken a real hit as the U.S. has struggled with the recession.

Boeing August plane deliveries plunge 22%

Boeing Co.'s commercial jet deliveries tumbled 22 percent in August, as weaker demand for air travel forces airlines to scale back plans to buy new planes.

.Travel announces its fall trade show attendance

.Travel, the top-level domain for the travel and tourism industry, announced its fall trade show attendance.

Baby boomers head to vacation spots

ResorTime.Com, known as an online travel site for spacious timeshare resort condominium rentals, is touting autumn as the best time for older couples to get away from it all.

Summer/fall sale launched by Delta, Virgin America

With the anxiety of the ailing airline industry turned up for the fall season, Virgin America has kicked off its own late summer/fall sale, with one-way fares from Boston to either San Francisco or Lo

Florida: New ships to sail this fall

Each fall, some of the world's newest cruise ships steer a course to Florida ports to feature a selection of Caribbean cruises.

Tourist falls from St. Pete Beach hotel balcony

ST. PETE BEACH — He wanted to show a woman afraid of heights that it was safe to lean over a sixth-floor hotel balcony.

Thomas Cook, British Airways fall after predicting 2-year slump

Thomas Cook Group Plc and British Airways Plc slid in London trading after executives at both companies said the global recession may cripple tourism demand for two years.

AMR, Continental, Delta Air fall as demand weakens

Continental Airlines Inc. and American Airlines parent AMR Corp. led declines among U.S. carriers after February data showed fares and travel dropping.

British tourists fall to death in Alpine ravine

Two British tourists have plunged to their deaths down a French Alpine ravine that has claimed the lives of seven other holidaymakers in 10 years.

Spain suffers first tourist fall on record in ’08

MADRID - Spain, the world's second biggest tourist destination, suffered its first fall in foreign arrivals in at least 13 years in 2008, figures out on Wednesday showed.

British tourist falls to his death during paraglide

A British tourist has fallen to his death in Argentina while his brother watched him take part in his first paragliding trip.

Tourist’s keenness to take photos dampened

He may not have the pictures to prove it, but an American tourist will remember his visit to Napier after stepping backward off a wharf while taking a photo.

Tourists flock to witness fall of Wall Street

NEW YORK — Gawking tourists and panicky financiers brought a bizarrely carnival-like atmosphere to Wall Street on Friday.

Delta Airlines restores service to Hawaii in October

HONOLULU, HI (September 12, 2008) - There is no shortage of airline seats to or between the Hawaiian Islands despite the closure of Aloha Airlines and ATA Airlines in April this year.

American Airlines to expand service to Brazil this fall

MIAMI, FL (August 18, 2008) - American Airlines will add three destinations in Brazil to its route network in November, further growing its presence in South America's largest country while expanding

London’s economy hit as tourism tapers off

LONDON - Rising inflation and faltering consumer confidence are hurting London's tourism industry, according to the capital's tourism authority, with prospects poor for the rest of this year and next.

Cruise gone wrong

A woman taking a cruise with her boyfriend plunged into the sea off New Jersey from a balcony attached to her room, and the FBI is investigating whether a crime occurred. Norwegian Cruise Line said it appeared that Mindy Jordan, a slight 46-year-old nurse from Pine Hill, fell Sunday as she tried to reach from one balcony to another on a windy night.