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Interactive Light Show To Illuminate Lower Manhattan

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

The city is planning to pull out all the stops for a new Lower Manhattan revitalization project that hopes to bring an interactive light display to th...

Alice Hines

Bare Market: If Europeans Lose Their Shirts, American Retailers May Follow

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 07.18.2012 | Business

In 1961, when Abercrombie & Fitch was still a hunting store, it sold Ernest Hemingway a "Boss," the double-barreled shotgun that he reportedly used to...

Latino Neighborhoods Becoming New Tourism Hot Spots

Posted 12.05.2011 | Latino Voices

Latino immigration is reshaping entire neighborhoods throughout the country, and sparking new community trends. The vibrant culture of many of these ...

PHOTOS: Wild Monkeys Get Their Own Buffet

Posted 11.29.2011 | Weird News

The Monkey Buffet Festival, held each year in Lopburi, Thailand, is meant to promote tourism in the area and to give the local monkey population somet...

Traveling in Germany Can Have its Quirks

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.22.2012 | Travel
Lev Raphael

Even Germans make fun of their Goethe worship. In the university town of Tübingen there's a plaque indicating that Goethe puked there.

PHOTOS: 12 Of The 'Great Places Of History'

Posted 11.17.2011 | Travel

A new book from TIME explores 100 of the places where the course of world history has changed -- or one day will. Herewith, an excerpt from the editor...

K-pop: Soft Power for the Global Cool

Linda Constant | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Linda Constant

Governmental cultural diplomacy can sometimes come off as forced or out-of-touch, but K-pop is an authentic reflection and spectacle of youth culture that is impressively close to the pulse of the "global cool."

I Quack for Groupon

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

In the weeks leading up to Groupon's IPO -- which had its incredibly successful public debut Friday -- there has been much talk about the magic (or lack thereof) that makes Groupon, well, Groupon.

Tourist Apartheid Persists in Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 01.07.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

When the captain heard us talking he asked if we were Cubans. He shortly informed us that we had to go ashore, "boat rides are prohibited for nationals at every marina in the country."

New York Celebrates 125 Years With Statue of Liberty (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.01.2012 | Home

On Oct. 28, 2011 New York City celebrated the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty. The celebration included the naturalization of 125 new citiz...

Abu Dhabi To Open Louvre Branch In 2013

AP | By ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 12.24.2011 | Arts

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The Abu Dhabi developer building a vast cultural district in the Emirati capital said Monday a branch of the famed Louv...

How Hillary Clinton Can Create 1.3 Million Jobs at Zero Cost To Taxpayers

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business
Blake Fleetwood

We must break down the self-imposed trade and visa barriers that have caused the United States to lag behind the rest of the world, amid a worldwide global travel boom over the last decade.

WATCH: No More Waffling As Iceland's President Invites Tourists To Breakfast

wejetset | Posted 12.18.2011 | Travel
wejetset

Last week, Iceland's President, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, kicked off a new tourism promotion campaign by inviting tourists into his home for pancakes, whipped cream and rhubarb jam.

Kia Makarechi

Vienna In NoLIta

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York

If you keep your head down while walking down Mulberry Street in the boutique-laden depths of NoLita this week, you might miss it. But for those pl...

After Abbottabad: To Visit or Not to Visit Osama's Death House

Adam Valen Levinson | Posted 12.13.2011 | World
Adam Valen Levinson

This house was an instant memorial to the day when America regained the edge in its own war on symbols. And there I was, staring at it.

Big-Spending Americans Boosting British Tourism

PA | Posted 10.14.2011 | Home

Big-spending Americans helped boost UK tourism this summer. A rise in the number of visits by North American residents to the UK in A...

PHOTOS: Italy's Truffle Town And Truffle Festivals Around The World

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 10.12.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

When we heard that the smell of truffles literally wafts through the air, we didn't think twice about making the short trip from our hotel in Central Italy to Sant'Agata Feltria.

WATCH: Iceland Tourism Is Just Adorable

Posted 09.12.2012 | Travel

With regards to creative campaigns, many tourism bureaus miss the mark. Iceland, though, has cut its own niche after a cutesy Tumblr blog popped-up, w...

Andrew Burmon

WATCH: #OccupyWallStreet Becomes NYC's Newest Tourist Attraction

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

Some have come to listen and others simply to watch, but it is clear that many travelers now see the #OccupyWallStreet protest as a New York Destinati...

World's Most-Visited Tourist Attractions

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.05.2011 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

What is the most-visited tourist attraction in the world? And can 39.2 million people be wrong?

A Map Of French Wines

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.20.2011 | Travel
The Daily Meal

Intrigued by the various groupings and towns within each wine region in France, Dr. David Gissen, an architectural historian and imaginative wine buff, decided to collect each one together as if they were train stops on the Paris Metro.

10 Distillery Tours That Take It To The Next Level

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.19.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Ah, the joys of wine tasting. You're booked in a charming boutique hotel and have climbed into the back of a car for the day who'll take you from ...

Why the Jobs Plan Falls Short

Tom Donohue | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business
Tom Donohue

Rather than tinker around the edges with temporary tax cuts and more government spending, we should embrace a bolder and more effective plan to open markets and create powerful growth incentives by reforming taxes, regulations and entitlements.

'I Love New York' Is A Cash Cow

nydailynews.com | By Glenn Bain | Posted 11.15.2011 | New York

ALBANY - The "I Love New York" brand isn't just for tourists anymore - it's becoming a cash cow for the state. State officials say that marketing pro...

Sex Tourism In Senegal

Maya Lau | Posted 11.07.2011 | Travel
Maya Lau

By night, the Europeans sit at long dinner tables by the pool, each of their arms slung around young Senegalese women. It's like they are all on a singles retreat or at a swingers' party. Everyone canoodles with everyone else.