Leisure Travel

Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

Nov 17, 2017

While much of the British economy is suffering from uncertainty over Brexit, there's one industry that is enjoying a bounce, the tourism sector

Museum of the Bible, built by Hobby Lobby owner, opens in DC

Nov 16, 2017

The $500 million Museum of the Bible, built by the owners of the Hobby Lobby arts and crafts chain, opens Friday in Washington

AAA expects 50 million Americans to travel over Thanksgiving

Nov 16, 2017

AAA expects more than 50 million Americans to travel over Thanksgiving, with a growing economy and low unemployment putting people in the traveling mood

Things to see inside the Museum of the Bible

Nov 16, 2017

The Museum of the Bible opens Friday in Washington and includes exhibits, restaurants and a theater

Newly discovered painting shows Washington's wartime tent

Nov 15, 2017

The recent discovery of a 235-year-old painting offers a never-before-seen glimpse into the Revolutionary War

Managing overtourism an increasing feature of global travel

Nov 15, 2017

Venice has laid out plans to divert massive cruise liners that sweep into the city while Barcelona has cracked down on apartment rentals and initiated a novel and holistic approach in how to manage its status as a tourism city

Hellebuyck's 32 saves lead Jets over Coyotes 4-1

Nov 15, 2017

Connor Hellebuyck made 32 saves and the Winnipeg Jets defeated Arizona 4-1 for their second victory over the struggling Coyotes in four days

Gadgets, comfort, luggage: A gift guide for travelers

Nov 14, 2017

Gadgets, comfort, luggage: A gift guide for travelers

Italy museums see record numbers of visitors, revenue

Nov 13, 2017

Italian museums are on track for another record-setting year in 2017 in terms of visitors and revenues, with the outdoor Colosseum in Rome and Pompeii near Naples topping the Culture Ministry's most-visited and most-lucrative list

In Boston, a Dutch treat of donated Golden Age masterpieces

Nov 12, 2017

Scholars say Boston has become a global center for Golden Age art practically overnight, thanks to a recent flurry of donated masterpieces

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