Vegas casinos draw tourists with holiday exhibits

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas has mostly shelved its attempt to rebrand itself as a family-friendly wonderland. But there's one exception: the dreaded holiday season, when visitor numbers crater and room vacancies soar. LAS VEGAS – Yahoo News Search Results

2014 China Jiuzhaigou International Ice Fall Tourism Festival Upcoming

JIUZHAIGOU, China, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The launch of the Ninth International Ice Fall Tourism Festival at Jiuzhaigou, a well-known tourist destination in China, is scheduled for Jan 12, 2014. Joao Manuel Costa Antunes, Chairman of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Ninan Chacko, Global Chief Executive Officer of PR Newswire and over 300 […]

Disney's Tomorrowland evacuated after bomb threat phone call

Authorities said a prank phone call about a bomb led to the temporary closure and evacuation of a Walt Disney World attraction. The Orange County Sheriff's Office said the evacuation Saturday night at Tomorrowland was precautionary. According to investigators, some called Disney's switchboard and said there was a bomb on the Space Mountain ride. The […]

Tourism – Poaching’s Silent Witness

Johannesburg – In 2011 tourism contributed R83,4-billion to South Africa’s GDP and last year more than 9-million tourists splashed out R76,4-billion across the country. As a major economic driver, South Africa’s tourism industry has traditionally been in a position of strength when applying pressure on the government to respond to major issues which negatively affect […]

Las Vegas Bowl: USC rolls 45-20

LAS VEGAS — Going into Saturday afternoon's Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl, the spotlight was shining squarely on Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr — and for good reason.         LAS VEGAS – Yahoo News Search Results