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Got unused vacation days? Plan for Vacation Day is Jan. 30

NEW YORK (AP) — Stop making excuses. Start making plans. Read more

US travel industry launches plan to reverse tourism decline

NEW YORK (AP) — Travel industry representatives sounded an alarm Tuesday over a long-term decline in international tourism to the U.S. and said they want to work with the Trump administration to reverse the trend. Read more

Niche tours of hidden Tokyo reveal grit and history

TOKYO (AP) — I've always resisted the idea of taking a guided tour on my annual visits to Japan. My interests are pretty niche and I know Tokyo well enough that friends there have trouble suggesting new things to see. Read more

A Holocaust museum in Brooklyn focuses on faith, survival

NEW YORK (AP) — Faith and survival, not the machinery of death, are the central themes at an atypical Holocaust museum in Brooklyn. Read more

Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil ri… Read more

Where do Americans travel most often?

While Americans might be traveling in record numbers, some regions of the world see much more traffic than others. WanderBat, a trav… Read more

Jimmy Buffett sails to aid of regatta on storm-hit St. Barts

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jimmy Buffett knows all about hurricanes and sailing, so it's appropriate that the singer-songwriter has been enlis… Read more

Digital exclusives

Destinations Photo Contest Spotlight: See some of your best photos of castles

Our Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfalls, suns… Read more

Destinations Photo Contest Spotlight: See some of your best photos of sacred sites

Our Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfalls, suns… Read more

Destinations Photo Contest Spotlight: See some of your best photos depicting the seasons

Our Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfalls, suns… Read more

Destinations Photo Contest Spotlight: See some of your best photos of New York

Our recent Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfall… Read more

Destinations Photo Contest Spotlight: See some of your most fun, funny, charming travel pictures

Our recent Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfall… Read more

More news

Colorado skier numbers down amid warm, dry winter

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Early season visits to Colorado ski resorts are down between 11 and 13 percent compared with last year because o… Read more

Death on French railway halts Eurostar London-Paris traffic

PARIS (AP) — Train traffic between London and Paris was halted Tuesday after a person was crushed to death by a Eurostar train in no… Read more

Utah community noted for working to keep sky dark at night

TORREY, Utah (AP) — A southern Utah gateway community to Capitol Reef National Park is being recognized for working to keep the star… Read more