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Bagpipes, graffiti, snail hunting: Greece tourism shifts gears

Bagpipes, graffiti, snail hunting: Greece tourism shifts gears

Tough economic times have inspired the county's travel industry to try creative new ways to attract visitors
Digital Duomo: Touring Florence by smartphone

Digital Duomo: Touring Florence by smartphone

Does travel tech have a place in a city that hasn’t changed much since the 15th century?
Be a celebrity-- or just rent their home

Be a celebrity-- or just rent their home

With the rise of peer-to-peer rentals, it's easier than ever to live like a celebrity
Paris hotels trial ‘honesty rates’: What would you pay for a stay?

Paris hotels trial ‘honesty rates’: What would you pay for a stay?

Hotelier says ‘trust contract’ will empower guests and provide valuable feedback
An optimist's guide to off-season travel bargains

An optimist's guide to off-season travel bargains

It's important to remember this bargain basement credo: It's always off-season somewhere
Best romantic summer getaways

Best romantic summer getaways

10 good-weather escapes ready-made for love and affection
U.S. hotels are making a killing

U.S. hotels are making a killing

Based on the first five months of the year, hotels in the United States are on track to report their highest level of rooms booked ever
 Hovercrafts and giant wheels: The future of North Korean architecture?

Hovercrafts and giant wheels: The future of North Korean architecture?

An architect from North Korea dreams up futuristic designs for sustainable tourism developments in the country
How elevators will work in the world's tallest building

How elevators will work in the world's tallest building

High rolling residents of Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Tower will be able to summon elevators with their phones
Joy of the towel elephant: Hospitality industry loves and hates

Joy of the towel elephant: Hospitality industry loves and hates

Sometimes the travel industry gets it right, sometimes it leaves us with a pillow chocolate stuck to our face
The glitzy Middle East tents where Ramadan feasts get supersized

The glitzy Middle East tents where Ramadan feasts get supersized

It may be a time of fasting but in the United Arab Emirates the Muslim holy month can also be a time of indulgence
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