Accommodations

In a first, Bedouin women lead tours in Egypt's Sinai

Apr 10, 2019

Bedouin women for the first time leading tourist groups in Egypt's Sinai, breaking new ground in deeply conservative community

Motel 6 agrees to pay $12 million to settle lawsuit

Apr 4, 2019

The national chain Motel 6 has agreed to pay $12 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Washington state claiming names of hotel guests were improperly provided to immigration officials for two years

Peru: British environmentalist was dead when he was burned

Apr 4, 2019

A Peruvian forensic expert says a British Catholic missionary and environmental activist died before his body was burned at a youth hostel he ran in the Amazon region

Casino company Las Vegas Sands announces Singapore expansion

Apr 3, 2019

Casino company Las Vegas Sands says it'll spend $3.3 billion to expand its property in Singapore by adding an entertainment arena, another hotel tower and more convention space

Brunei invokes laws allowing stoning for gay sex, adultery

Apr 3, 2019

Brunei invokes Islamic laws that punish gay sex and adultery by stoning, triggering international outcry

British religious activist found dead in Peru

Apr 3, 2019

A British religious activist who faced expulsion from Peru a decade ago for his work on behalf of indigenous communities was found dead Tuesday at a youth hostel he ran in the Amazon rain forest

Puerto Rico is rebounding after Hurricane Maria

Apr 2, 2019

Nearly two years after a deadly hurricane season, tourists are visiting Puerto Rico in record numbers as the U.S. territory continues to rebuild from Hurricane Maria

Mother Russia: South Florida sees a boom in 'birth tourism'

Mar 22, 2019

Hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States every year to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship

Justices reject B&B owner who denied room to gay couple

Mar 18, 2019

The US Supreme Court left in place Hawaii court rulings that found a bed and breakfast owner violated the state's anti-discrimination law by refusing to rent a room to a lesbian couple

Tucker Carlson abandons plan for studio near Maine home

Mar 14, 2019

Fox News host Tucker Carlson says he's scuttling plans for a studio near his vacation home in rural Maine because of publicity

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