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The Blue Danube is grayish-brown, and no, Viennese do not wear lederhosen. But beyond the cliches surrounding the Austrian capital, there are plenty of sights and experiences to enjoy in this city which - if it didn't coin the word gemuetlichkeit (coziness), certainly lives it.Read More

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Longer visas for Chinese could spur US tourism

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NEW YORK (AP) -- A rule change allowing Chinese visitors to return to the U.S. multiple times over a 10-year period is being hailed as a boon to American tourism, with the federal government predicting the economic impact could be $85 billion by 2021....

AirAsia to launch Southeast Asian air pass
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Budget carrier AirAsia said Thursday it will launch a regional air pass next year to increase revenue and boost tourism in Southeast Asia, taking competition in low-cost air travel to a more intense level....

Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road
NEW YORK (AP) -- The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road....

Record number of tourists keep flocking to Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida keeps getting a record number of visitors....

Do's and don'ts for Thai tourists in Japan
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand's Embassy in Japan has some tips for Thai visitors: Don't put your chopsticks in the serving bowl. If driving, stop for pedestrians at crosswalks. And just because you have kids doesn't mean you can cut the queue....

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