Brazil again extends visa exemptions for US, Canada and Australia, this time until 2025

Brazil's government extended exemptions to tourist visa requirements for citizens of the U.S., Australia and Canada until April 2025, extending a program aimed at boosting tourism that had been scheduled to end Wednesday.

This Cruise Line Just Announced One of the Largest Cruise Ships at Sea

What’s better than the largest cruise ship at sea? Two of the largest cruise ships at sea. Royal Caribbean has announced the name of the second ship in its yet-to-be-launched Icon class - Star of the Seas - which is anticipated to debut in summer 2025.

Expect the cost of airfares to continue to rise

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The cost of your next flight is likely to go up. That’s the word from the International Air Transport Association, which held its annual meeting Monday in Dubai, home to the long-haul carrier Emirates.

Southwest will limit hiring and drop 4 airports after loss. American Airlines posts 1Q loss as well

DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines will limit hiring and stop flying to four airports as it copes with weak financial results and delays in getting new planes from Boeing.

Venice tests a 5-euro entry fee for day-trippers as the Italian city grapples with overtourism

VENICE, Italy (AP) - Under the gaze of the world's media, the fragile lagoon city of Venice launched a pilot program Thursday to charge day-trippers a 5-euro ($5.35) entry fee that authorities hope will discourage visitors from arriving on peak days and make the city more livable for its dwindling residents.

The Vessel, a Manhattan tourist site closed after suicides, will reopen later this year

The Vessel, a climbable sculpture that drew hordes of tourists to the Hudson Yards megadevelopment on Manhattan's west side before a string of suicides forced its closure in 2021, will reopen to the public later this year with added safety measures.

Paris flame to make first stop in Greece at heart of modern games' founder

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) - Just outside the site of the ancient Olympic Games, hooting owls break the nighttime silence at a white marble monument containing what's left of a singular Frenchman's heart.