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Section of Great Wall of China Marred in Name of Restoration

By Christopher Bodeen | Sep 22
Chinese officials are being pilloried over the smoothing-over of a crumbling but much-loved 700-year-old section of the Great Wall of China - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - in the name of restoration.

Rolling on the (Rhone) River

By Jill Gleeson | Sep 22
Think river cruising is less sexy than stuffy and more low energy than high fun? You just might want to reassess that verdict.

Atlantic City's Revel Scheduled to Re-Open With New Name

By Wayne Parry | Sep 21
In terms of success, Atlantic City's former Revel casino was a zero. But new owner Glenn Straub hopes to swing the pendulum all the way in the other direction by renaming the casino resort Ten and reopening it in the first quarter of 2017.

Free No More: Emirates to Charge for Advance Seat Selection

Sep 20
The Mideast's biggest airline, which touts luxuries like onboard showers and an extensive movie selection, is adding something a bit more down-to-earth for those in the back of the plane: charges to pick your own seat ahead of time.

Carnival Corp. Launches 3 TV Shows About Vacation & Travel

By Beth J. Harpaz | Sep 20
Carnival Corp. is launching three TV programs about travel, vacations and cruising that will air on ABC, NBC and The CW networks beginning Oct. 1.

Amid Hefty Tourism Drop, Turkey Hopes to Weather Storm

By Menelaos Hadjicos | Sep 19
Turkey is counting the cost of a tough year that saw a string of terrorist bombings and the fallout from a diplomatic spat with Moscow that cut deep into the country's crucial tourist trade.

Turkmenistan Opens New Airport

Sep 19
The capital of Turkmenistan, a country largely closed to outsiders, has opened a $2.3 billion terminal at its international airport in the shape of a flying falcon.

Japan Naming 88 Manga, Animation Landmarks to Boost Tourism

By Yuri Kageyama | Sep 17
Eighty-eight places in Japan are going to be designated "animation spots" to encourage visitors to seek out the train stations, school campuses, rural shrines and other fairly everyday places where popular "manga" characters are depicted.

Venezuela's Resort Island Devastated by Economic Crisis

By Fabiola Sanchez | Sep 17
International tourists have begun to shun Venezuela in recent years as it has become one of the most violent countries in the world, and a complex currency system makes it difficult to change money.

Whistle-Stop Weekender: Foresight in Forsyth

By Jill Gleeson | Sep 17
Our final installment in a series of getaways where you can volunteer for the Clinton campaign. and experience a charming weekend.

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