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No ocean? No problem. Surfers ride inner-city rivers

It's 10pm when the young men dressed in wetsuits rock up at Munich's hippest hangout.

New Wet ‘n’ Wild water park opens in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas brings back one of the most iconic and beloved brands to Las Vegas, introducing a new era of outdoor recreation and fun for families, thrill seekers, residen

Anaheim police: Disneyland explosion suspect arrested

Disneyland employees are paid to serve up magic and memories -- but not like this.

Tourists flock to Vietnam’s ancient town of Hoi An

HOI AN, Vietnam - Over the past few years, the ancient town of Hoi An, located some 650 km south of Hanoi, is now becoming a favorite tourist destination in Vietnam.

Dubai tourists beating summer heat by keeping cool at ice cafe

DUBAI, UAE - It’s well-known for its high summer temperatures and iconic landmarks.But visitors to Dubai can take in the sights without working up a sweat.

For twelve years tourists flocked to fake emperor’s tomb in China

The discovery of an old tomb in China has repercussions beyond the history books and academic debates of scholars -- it also means tourists to an existing tomb in the same area have been unintentional

Franklin Street, where Boston bomber suspect was found, becomes tourist “must...

Camera-wielding tourists are flocking to a suburban Boston street for a glimpse of the scene where the alleged Boston bomber was captured on Friday.

Space Shuttle Atlantis, the new home of the historic spacecraft, launches...

3…2…1…lift off! Space Shuttle Atlantis, the new $100-million, 90,000-square-foot home of the historic spacecraft, launches June 29 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Abandoned luxury cruise ship turns into giant, psychedelic canvas

Three monkeys dressed in suits crouch on bulging sacks of money, striking the symbolic pose of "hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil."

Salazar: Statue of Liberty expected to reopen by July Fourth

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Statue of Liberty is expected to reopen by July Fourth, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced Tuesday.

Whale sharks draw hundreds of tourists to sleepy Philippine village

TAN-AWAN, Cebu, Philippines - Two years ago, it was a sleepy village that never saw tourists unless they were lost or in transit.

Florida “Chicken Church” becomes bizarre tourist attraction

A church has become an internet sensation after hundreds of people have flocked to see the face of a chicken within its walls.

Met Museum releases schedule of exhibitions through December 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Met Museum released schedule of exhibitions through December 2013.NEW EXHIBITIONSImpressionism, Fashion, and Modernity February 26–May 27, 2013

Entry price to London’s Shard provokes row between past and present...

During their combative, often bitter rivalry, the former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has fallen out with Mayor Boris Johnson over buses, Tube fares and policing the streets.

Indian tourists flock to to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, UAE - Winning appeal of an iconic brand and a diverse family-friendly offering creates a double-barrelled pull for Indian tourists in the UAE.

NASA’s Destination Station exhibit opens In Mesa, Arizona

HOUSTON, Texas - Arizonans can get a sense of what spaceflight is like starting today, as NASA's Destination Station exhibit opens at the Arizona Museum of Natural History in Mesa.

Delhi Tourism hosting International Kite Festival

For a sport that is more than 2,000 years old, kite flying hasn't got stuck in a time warp.

Walt Disney World’s New Fantasyland officially opens December 6

ORLANDO, Fla. - When Walt Disney World's New Fantasyland opens Thursday in the Magic Kingdom, guests will be in for a slew of magical moments, and they'll have plenty of room to enjoy them.

Hello Kitty restaurant: Terrible food in terribly cute setting

Hello Kitty fans might be the world's most spoiled travelers as the tourism industry seems determined to build a complete service chain out of that five-apple-tall bobtail cat.

Peru opens up ancient Incan site to visitors

LIMA, Peru - Peru has opened up a tourist attraction in which hikers view a site that held an oracle consulted by Incan leaders pondering big decisions such as whether to go to war.

Changing of guards at Istana Negara to become new tourist attraction

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A Changing of the Guard, complete with guards in traditional Malay attire and a sound system, will take place twice a day beginning today at the old Istana Negara here as an a

Abandoned oil tanker becomes Chennai’s newest tourist attraction

CHENNAI, India - Stranded by Nilam, the cyclone that rattled the city, the oil tanker which ran aground has turned out to be a tourist attraction with thousands thronging the Elliots beach to have a g

Ted Heath’s house fails to be lucrative tourist attraction

A charity is set to close Ted Heath’s house after it failed to be a lucrative tourist attraction because the ‘memories of Sir Edward Heath receded into history’.

China’s major tourist destinations see record crowds

BEIJING, China - Major tourist destinations around China are witnessing travel peaks amid the eight-day Mid-autumn Festival and National Day holidays that run through until Sunday.

Small French town is a hit with Chinese tourists

Roaming the narrow streets of Montargis, a small provincial town about 110 kilometers south of Paris, you wouldn't find anything particularly attractive to tourists.

Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival celebrates its fifth anniversary in cheesy-style

MONTREAL, Canada - More than 137 ambitious competitors and 13,022 cheese lovers gathered today in Whistler, British Columbia to celebrate at the Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival.

“Disaster tourists” still flock to Costa Concordia site

The latest victim of 'disaster tourism' is the Tuscan island of Giglio, which lies close to where the wreck of Costa Concordia still lies.