This summer, high rollers are flying to lavish hot spots for their vacations. The rest of us are driving to less luxurious places like nearby campgrounds.Full story
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, New Jersey (Reuters) - The New Jersey shore ushered in the unofficial start of summer on Friday, with businesses making last-minute preparations and officials declaring the resort towns ready for visitors seven months after Superstorm Sandy. Full story
TODAY’s Sara Haines shows Kathie Lee and Hoda a travel app called Hipmunk that compares flights and hotels by such criteria as price and layover times. She also demonstrates how to use Waze, an app that finds the fastest route to your destination.
The Jersey shore is ready for its first Memorial Day since Hurricane Sandy. CNBC’s Kayla Tausche, Weather Channel meteorologist Kelly Cass, and TripAdvisor.com’s Brooke Ferencsik joins The Cycle team to talk about the area’s recovery and how to beat the holiday travel rush.
The amusement parks may be the main attraction in the Orlando area, but there’s fun to be had outside the park as well. NBC’s Kerry Sanders shows what central Florida has to offer, from crystal clear underground springs to the Kennedy Space Center’s new exhibit.
Virgin Galactic made a giant leap closer to its goal of space tourism by the end of this year. Its rocket-powered test ship “SpaceShipTwo” broke the sound barrier before a smooth landing in the Mojave Desert.
When a tourist gets too close to an orangutan cage at a zoo in the Philippines, the enormous primate swipes his shirt, puts it on and then dances in a triumphant fashion show for onlookers.
While the U.S. embargo of Cuba has taken a heavy economic toll, Melissa Harris-Perry’s panelists look at how Cuba remains burdened but not broken.
A couple clinks glasses as they pose for a photograph with the temple of the Partenon in the background at the Athens Acropolis Museum May 24, 2013. Record numbers of tourists are expected this year, following stagnation brought on by the economic crisis. REUTERS/John Kolesidis (GREECE - Tags: BUSI
An advertisement for high-end retailer Nordstrom is shown on the side of a tourist bus line on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California, May 21, 2013. Luxury spending in the United States collapsed after the financial crisis of 2008 but it has been roaring back since 2010 and returned to its pre-cri
A group of tourists cross a bridge during a visit to Rason-Mt. Kumgang resort May 20, 2013 in this picture released by the North Korea's KCNA news agency in Pyongyang May 21, 2013. Picture taken May 20, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA (NORTH KOREA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT TRAVEL) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS
The first batch of Rason-Mt. Kumgang international tourist group pose upon arriving at the Kosong port onboard the "Royale Star" May 20, 2013 in this picture released by the North Korea's KCNA news agency in Pyongyang May 21, 2013. Picture taken May 20, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA (NORTH KOREA - Tags: TRAVEL