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Update: TripAdvisor to Stop Selling Tickets to Many Animal Attractions

TripAdvisor will no longer sell tickets to attractions like elephant rides and dolphin swims, a decision that could reshape how booking sites approach animal welfare.
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MONTREAL - The picturesque Quebec municipality of Anticosti Island is trying to become a UNESCO world heritage site. It made the pitch at a news conference in Montreal today. Federal Environment Min
MONTREAL - Air Canada says it has resolved a computer issue that caused problems at airports that resulted in some flight delays. The Montreal-based airline (TSX:AC) had warned in a travel advisory t
Holidaymakers should head to Ancoats in Manchester, Edinburgh’s Leith and Kruezberg in Berlin to discover Europe's trendiest scenes, according to a new Hip Neighbourhood Index.
The chances that your flight will be on time and won't get cancelled appear to be looking up. The federal Department of Transportation reported Tuesday that 86.5 per cent of U.S. flights in November
Universal Studios Florida appears to be trying a feature similar to Disney's FastPasses on one of its rides.On Tuesday, Universal Orlando's app was advertising return times available for Despicable Me
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - When Muhammad Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes dabbled as an artist. Now, 15 drawings created by the boxing great are heading to the Muhammad Ali Center in hi
As the story goes, the training ship Amerigo Vespucci was sailing the Mediterranean in 1962 when the U.S. aircraft carrier Independence spotted it and radioed: “Who are you?” Came the reply: “School s
SAN BARTOLOME DE PINARES, Spain — Once every winter, thick smoke begins to swallow up the houses in this village in the barren lands of Avila, northwest of Madrid. It means the town’s bonfire festival
Rummu prison, Estonia, housed Soviet prisoners forced to work in a nearby quarry but it has since been abandoned and flooded, making it a dangerous attraction for ice skaters.
Here are the government's rankings of the leading U.S. airlines and their on-time performance for November. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives within 14 minutes of schedul
EXCLUSIVE: John and Suan Park, from Dunfermline, are furious that Ryanair are refusing to take responsibility for the damage (pictured), after their Malaga to Edinburgh flight.
German sports scientist Frieder Beck analysed how movement affects the brain. He believes that because skiing needs planning and concentration skills, it sharpens a child's mind.
The collection of images from the early 1890s include snaps of the birthday celebrations of the King of Siam in 1892, who was later immortalised in hit musical film The King and I.
Could booking travel by text soon become the norm? Here are three chatbots that want you to book your trip with your smartphone.
TORONTO - Two National Geographic travel guides are being launched this month to help mark Canada's 150th birthday in 2017. "National Geographic Guide to the National Historic Sites of Canada" also c
BANGKOK - Trudging up a lush mountainside to a remote village, plunging through a swift-moving river in the footsteps of elephants and cruising Bangkok's gleaming luxury malls — with each step, I walk
Women and men of all nationalities have spoken about racism faced on holiday, in every country from Spain and South Korea, to Austria and Australia.
As the story goes, the training ship Amerigo Vespucci was sailing the Mediterranean in 1962 when the U.S. aircraft carrier Independence spotted it and radioed: "Who are you?" Came the reply: "School s
Your California Bucket List: Essential adventures and experiences in the Golden State Jan. 17, 2017, 6 a.m. (Al Seib, Brian van der Brug, Rick Loomis, Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times) Here's
Aviation website said the Airbus A320 jet landed in Malaga rather than Almeria due to 'possible damage from severe turbulence'.
By adjusting mind-sets and doing some planning, American workers can combat the growing trend of taking fewer paid vacation days.
We asked AIA chapters nationwide to name 25 structures visitors to their state should see.        
Some of the most scenic sights in the USA are the country's small towns.        
Tom and Lorna Broadway from Shropshire have travelled 25,000 miles from Alaska to Ushuaia on their honeymoon, visiting 18 countries on the American continent on a 2008 BMW 1200GSA.
Part-time photographer Anders Hanssen was on a Norwegian Air flight from Oslo to Tromso when the natural phenomenon started. He filmed the spectacle which lasted the whole one hour journey.
A glamping park in Dorset has created Britain's most luxurious treehouse that comes with a spa deck, rotating fireplace and pizza oven. The Woodsman's Treehouse sits 30ft above the ground.
Restaurants, cafes and bakeries take on the matcha trend with all kinds of variations.        
The actor, who stars in the new Lemony Snicket series on Netflix, lived in Vancouver during filming and skied at Whistler.
USA TODAY's offers a deck-by-deck look at the line's 1,916-passenger Westerdam        
A food traveler went back to the Caribbean island amid growing recognition for its cuisine. That wasn’t the only draw.
When Amtrak trains launched in 1971 it offered ordinary Americans an exciting new travel experience on a network of 23 routes spanning 43 states.
SAN BARTOLOME DE PINARES, Spain - Once every winter, thick smoke begins to swallow up the houses in this village in the barren lands of Avila, northwest of Madrid. It means the town's bonfire festival
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