US eager to cater to Chinese tourists

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Tourism from China to the U.S. has soared since the countries signed an agreement in 2007 promoting travel…

Bay Area travel agenies affected by US visa database crash

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Travel agencies in the Bay Area said they were affected by the recent visa database crash…

SF crooked street to close on busy tourist weekends

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The famous crooked section of Lombard Street in San Francisco will be closed to most vehicle traffic this summer…

SF Lombard Street may close in summer

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San Francisco may temporarily close the popular tourist spot that’s known as the “Crookedest Street in The World.”…

High winds, choppy waters close Alcatraz Island

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High winds and choppy Bay waters have prompted a rare closure of Alcatraz Island to visitors Wednesday…

Tourists to be shut out from national parks due to government shutdown

Tourists in the US are disappointed that national parks have to be closed because of federal government shutdown…

SF ranked as most romantic destination in North America

San Francisco topped the list of the most romantic destinations in North America in a recent web listing…

Christmas travel forecast

AAA predicts an estimated 11.7 million Californians will travel during the end-of-the-year holiday season, representing an overall increase of 1.8 percent compared to 2011…

Amazing travel deals

Savvy travelers can find some incredible travel sales but they need to have fluid schedules and willingness to vacation at off-peak times…

Thanksgiving weekend travelers pack roads, airports

With the Thanksgiving holiday weekend getting under way Wednesday, more travelers than last year are expected to take to the roads, rails and runways…

Diaoyu Islands rift takes toll on Bay Area-Japan tourism

The Diaoyu Island dispute between China and Japan has taken a toll on Japanese tourism. More and more Chinese Americans in the Bay Area have canceled their trip to japan because of the dispute…

Lawsuit says travel agencies conspired with hotels

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