Tourism

Joining us on the show is Mark Ellwood, a Contributing Editor for Conde Nast Traveler, who gives us is perspective on what type of impact major tour operators have on local economies around the world.

The world’s oldest travel company collapses and the impact is being felt in the local economies around the world. Willem Marx has more for us from London.

The recent problems from the Dominican Republic has grabbed the attention on Wall Street, specifically with the effects of tourism travel. Seema Mody explains.

Total government spending on tourism is expected to top $413 billion this year, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council.

The U.K. government has updated foreign travel advice, warning British citizens about risks visiting America’s Southern states.

Diplomatic relations between Athens and the rest of Europe may be at a low ebb, but there is one part of Greece that is clamoring for overseas visitors. And a plunging euro could make it the perfect place for a vacation this year. Christina Kalogera, director of the Greek National Tourism Organization’s U.K. and Ireland …

Disney‘s latest animated blockbuster, “Frozen” is firing up Norway’s tourism sector, as U.S. fans flock to experience the country’s scenic delights. The movie, which is set in the imaginary Kingdom of Arendelle, is loosely modelled on Norway’s rugged coastline. Scandinavian mythology also runs through film, which features trolls, runes and staves churches. Following the premier …