Myanmar targets 5 million tourists with e-visa
Myanmar launched an online visa application on Monday promising an end to painful waits for permits to visit the once secretive nation as it tries to lure five million tourists a year by 2015.
New York kicks off Broadway Week
Taking place from September 1 to 14, the latest edition of Broadway Week once again offers tourists and New Yorkers 2-for-1 ticket pricing at the city's top theaters.
Royal Caribbean touts Quantum of the Seas' modern tech
Due to set sail this fall, the cruise operator's new flagship will be outfitted with several high-tech innovations for a more enjoyable journey. A luggage tracking app, robotic bartenders and apps that let crew members keep track of passengers' individual preferences are among the new technologies coming to the Quantum of the Seas.
Wine tourism: the vineyards of Bordeaux
As the grape harvest season approaches in France, we take a look at some of the country's most iconic wine regions. In and around Bordeaux, some of the most prestigious wineries on the planet open their doors to oenophiles along five main wine routes, each representing the diversity of the region's production.
Even Europeans can't help working while on vacation
Though stereotypes may suggest Europeans are better than Americans at drawing a line between work and leisure, a new study from Lastminute.com reveals that even they have trouble cutting ties with the office during a vacation. In fact, more than seven out of 10 of Spanish survey respondents said they have been contacted by a co-worker during their vacation and have worked two hours per week on average despite being officially on a break.