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Low-cost operations of Japan's ANA to focus on resort travel: Nikkei

(Reuters) - Japan's ANA Holdings Inc <9202.T> plans to beef up its low-cost-carrier operations by focusing on resort travel to places such as Guam and Hawaii, the Nikkei said, citing company sources. Full story

New Mexico tourism on the rise

Gov. Susana Martinez says New Mexico tourism is on the rise and visitor spending has hit an all-time high of $5.9 billion. Full story

Final voting begins for Nevada tourism treasures

The final round of voting is underway for Nevada's tourism treasures. Full story

Sunday shopping the frontline in France's work-life balance war

PARIS (Reuters) - Every Sunday in Paris, crowds of tourists clamber up the hill of Montmartre towards the whitewashed Sacre-Coeur Basilica, pausing by the clothing and gift stores that dot its cobbled streets. Full story

Thai oil spill spreads to new bay on resort island

Workers in white suits used buckets to scoop up globs of crude oil blackening the once white sands and emerald waters of a tourist island in Thailand's eastern sea on Tuesday, as the oil slick continued to spread three days after leaking from a nearby pipeline. Full story

W.Va. agency wraps up public meetings on rail plan

Information gathered during a series of public meetings around West Virginia will help the state develop a plan for freight and passenger rail service for the next 20 to 30 years, said Cindy Hunt, executive director of the State Rail Authority. Full story

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  Parisian officials start politeness campaign

Tourism and commerce officials in Paris are distributing pamphlets to businesses to remind them that the economy is bad and happy tourists are more important than ever, encouraging them to be polite and friendly to counter the stereotype that Parisians are rude. NBC’s Michelle Kosinski reports.

  First daughters tour Ireland, goof off

The TODAY anchors chat about the hot topics of the day, including photos of Sasha and Malia Obama in Ireland with their parents that prompts a chat about kids and “forced family time.”

  How to Increase Tourism Dollars: Senator

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, (D-MN), shares her views on measures she's like to see to boost the $2 trillion dollar tourism industry in the U.S.

  Is nothing sacred? Pickpockets target Vatican tourists

You might think the Vatican is one place where visitors would behave themselves, but pickpocketing is a major concern for many eager tourists visiting Rome. NBC’s Michelle Kosinski reports on the crime that has tourists and guides fed up.

  Jet packs set sail in South Carolina

Myrtle Beach is the latest tourist destination to welcome a water activity involving jet packs which can propel people above the water. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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