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Montreal expects a record of more than 10 million tourists in 2016

Montreal's tourism office says it expects the number of visitors to the city this year to top 10 million for the first time ever. Tourisme Montreal says numbers increased across the board compared with 2015, including hotel statistics, border crossings into Quebec and arrivals at the...
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Lenticular clouds, seen here in locations including Japan and Alaska, are saucer-shaped weather formations which gather over mountain peaks, and have often been mistaken for flying saucers.
MailOnline Travel's Sanchez Manning travels to one of the locations for the second series of the hit BBC show and emerges healthier, happier and feeling 10 years younger.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski in 2001 gave a speech urging colleagues to approve oil drilling in America’s largest wildlife refuge. The Alaska Republican held up a b
American-born panda, Bao Bao, started settling into her new home Thursday in southwest China where she will eventually join a breeding program.
SALEM, Ore. - Oregon asked a federal court late Wednesday to join a lawsuit filed by Washington state against an immigration ban imposed by President Donald Trump. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum sa
NEW YORK - A woman is claiming she was barred from attending a performance at New York City's Lincoln Center because she wouldn't remove an anti-Trump sign affixed to the back of her jacket. Jenny He
RENO, Nev. - The series of storms that battered the Sierra Nevada with record snow for nearly two months has also made it the wettest year ever recorded in Reno, the National Weather Service said Wedn
Consider this list of spring break tips to lessen the chances of a spring break disappointment.
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Zika hasn't gone away, but as the mosquito-borne virus has faded from the headlines, travellers seem less concerned about it than they were last year. "We had a big downturn in honeymoon business las
A leisurely snowshoe hike and a brewery visit are the perfect way to shake off the winter blues.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The Latest on storms in California (all times local): 1:35 p.m. San Jose city officials say they did not anticipate the level of flooding that submerged a neighbourhood because th
Even high-end travel has its tricks to trim dollars along the way.
From a 15th century Spanish clockwork monk who kisses his rosary to a Japanese newsreader with lifelike facial expressions, the exhibition tracks the development of robotics and mankind’s obsession w
MEDFORD, Ore. - A fishing club in Oregon is asking officials to ban jet-powered boat engines from a portion of the upper Rogue River. The Medford-based Rogue Flyfishers Association and riverside land
Florida is king of the beach again in the annual TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards with Siesta Beach on the Gulf Coast coming in at No. 1. Overall, Florida landed seven of the top 10, and 10 of the
CHANTILLY, Va. - The Apollo 11 command module, which travelled more than 950,000 miles to take Americans to the moon and back in 1969, is going on a road trip, leaving the Smithsonian for the first ti
How warm has it been in the United States this month? Observers need to go back almost 30 years to find temperatures this high for the lower 48 states.
Wisconsin is celebrating the 150th birthday of native son Frank Lloyd Wright with events and a new 200-mile trail directing visitors to nine of the sites, homes and buildings he designed. Wright, con
Be prepared to shell out up to $120 to see Harry Potter ‘Wizarding World’ and other attractions
Holby City actress Tina Hobley found paradise at Curtain Bluff, a 72-room retreat on the Caribbean island of Antigua - the first luxury hotel to open there in 1962.
A two-and-a-half-year contract dispute between the taxing district that serves Walt Disney World and its firefighters union may end soon. Reedy Creek Improvement District Administrator John Classe ann
Demand and supply for hotels in Metro Orlando were up in January, according to STR, which globally tracks the industry. In year-over-year data, demand was up just shy of 1 percent while supply was up
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The Latest on storms in California (all times local): 8:40 a.m. A San Jose, California, spokesman says floodwaters there appeared to be stabilizing Wednesday after the city ordere
Japan is turning to those hooded samurai-era acrobatic spies known as ninja to woo tourism.
An Oviedo artist’s portrait of “Star Wars” luminary Princess Leia, consisting entirely of computer keys, is joining the lineup of oddities for Ripley Entertainment. Doug Powell fashioned the 5.5-squar
You’re dying for some time off at March Break; perhaps the beach or maybe a city or ski trip. But you also hope to run into a celebrity or two for that selfie that will make your friends crazy. Here a
Immigrants who want to become US citizens must go through a long list of requirements, including passing a 10-question civics test. Take the sample questions to see if you'd make the cut.
The pair were crowned in one of the oldest Carnival krewes in New Orleans this year        
For tourists worried they might not be able to understand what sort of impression they’re making when they visit Britain, this handy infographic flow chart reveals all in hilarious fashion.
We promise you'll be more comfortable feeling it than saying it        
The winter months bring crystal clear skies to Southern California.        
DINGLE, Ireland - On a trip to Europe, we went looking for some real Irish charm. We found it, in Dingle, a town of 1,200 people on Ireland's southwest coast. The town is known for its pubs. Dick Mac
When Dallas Shaw hears the wedding march, that’s her cue to start sketching. The fashion illustrator is now lending her talents to weddings at a luxury resort on Kauai’s North Shore. In a one-of-a

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