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Privatizing Air Zimbabwe only way to save the carrier

Not a single passenger turned up to board Air Zimbabwe on Friday.

Jordan’s tourism revenues drop 12 percent

Although the tourism sector has exhibited steady growth in recent years, this year is witnessing a downturn in the industry’s growth that has so far diminished its contribution to the Kingdom’s gr

South Africa’s tourism continues to struggle

The travel and tourism sector continued to suffer as a result of prevailing poor economic conditions according to the FNB/Grant Thornton tourism business index.

North Africa struggles to win back tourists

Tour operators have reduced the cost of packages to Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco in response to declining visitor numbers.

Egyptian unrest affects European travel sector

Political unrest in Egypt has battered the country’s crucial tourism industry and affected the European travel sector as well.

Israeli blockade strangles Gaza tourism

Once tourism contributed a lot to employment and in the Gaza strip and was a good source of hard currency.

Obamas’ vacation puts Hawaii’s struggling tourism industry in spotlight

Between dealing with terrorism threats and crises abroad, President Barack Obama has been unwinding in Hawaii with his family. They've snorkeled in pristine bays and dined in fashionable restaurants.

Armenia’s battle for tourists

On a hillside in the outskirts of Yerevan, capital of Armenia, there is a black-and-white picture of a 24-year-old man.

US Airways to cut 600 ground jobs

MINNEAPOLIS — US Airways is cutting 600 ground jobs this fall as it continues to struggle with the slow economy.

Amid stormy economic times Uganda’s tourism sector struggles to stay afloat

Kampala — Uganda's wild animals, cultural heritage and its beautiful scenery are increasingly becoming a lucrative source of foreign exchange income for the country.

UK tourism struggles even with the Brits holidaying at home

With dreams of foreign beaches dashed on the rocks of the credit crunch, many Britons are heading to seasides nearer home this year.

American, US Airways struggle for credit as rates rise in slump

American Airlines, US Airways Group Inc. and U.S. carriers borrowing to refinance debt and buy jets may struggle to find lenders and have to pay rates at least double those of two years ago.

Cities scramble as business travel declines

Gone are the days, it seems, when executives can comfortably lounge poolside, expensing meetings and meals along with margaritas and massages.

All that glitter isn’t gold in Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas has staked its future on 320-thread count linens, 2,200 square-foot suites, filet mignon, Chanel, seaweed wraps, and $5,000 bets on slot machines.

Mumbai hotels, in spotlight after attacks, struggle to recover

As the Mumbai hotels struck in last month’s terrorist attacks prepare to reopen after three weeks of repairs, competitors across the nation’s financial capital are bracing for more sustained damag

Italian tourism struggling

Drawing visitors to a land boasting Roman ruins, Venetian canals and Renaissance art ought to be a breeze, but Italy's new tourism chief is instead battling funding cuts, vested interests and a slowin

Tiger’s tough fight in airlines jungle

TIGER Airways has lost its second chief financial officer in less than two years, amid speculation that the Singapore Airlines-backed low-cost carrier is also struggling to retain staff in Australia, only four months after it launched services out of Melbourne.

The Crescent City fights back

Let's get one thing clear: New Orleans is not under water. In fact, all the water was gone back in September 2005. Amazingly, when I talk with people around the country, even today I am asked, "Is there still water in the streets?" And each time my blood pressure rises.