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Singapore is the most expensive city in the world for expatriates, according to new data from the Economist Intelligence Unit. It takes the title from Tokyo, thanks in part to inflation, high transportation costs, high utility costs, and an excess of luxury retailers.
Before the collapse of communism, Russian tourism to Britain usually meant Communist Party officials making a pilgrimage to the tomb of Karl Marx in Highgate Cemetery. In 2012, there were 227,000 visits from Russia to Britain, with Russian tourists in large numbers far more likely to be seen having their photo taken near the Yury Gagarin statue at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.Read more
With the approach of PGA Tour event, the Puerto Rico Open, the Caribbean island's tourist office is hoping to double golf visitor numbers through a campaign in key markets around the world.
The island's annual professional golf tournament takes place March 6-9 and is sponsored by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC).
THEY'RE the dysfunctional family you can't get enough of, and now they're here.
The cast and crew of hit US comedy series Modern Family have hit the Whitsundays where scenes of an Australian vacation episode will be filmed.
Whitsundays Marketing and Development chief executive officer Danial Rochford described the arrival as "a major coup" not only for the Whitsundays but for Queensland and Australia.Read more
If you've noticed more people in restaurants and shops downtown, it's no accident.
More people are paying Portland a visit and it's helping tourism reach new heights.
Hotels that are seeing a big increase in tourism dollars, which spills over to the city's food scene, entertainment and retailers.Read more