Yannis Zounalis

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Top 10 Things to Do on the French Riviera

01 of 11<p>The French Riviera has always attracted its fair share of visitors -- from the artists and writers of the 19th and early 20th centuries to …

40 of the most creative custom bikes on the road [pics]

WHEN I FIRST got into bicycle maintenance in the leadup to a three-month tour around Southeast Asia, I remember thinking, <i>I’m probably never going to</i> …

10 Reasons To Visit National Parks Right Now

National Parks Week is upon us (April 20-28) and while we could point out that the parks provide a safe space for native wildlife to grow and create a fantastic backdrop for the type of iPhone-less family vacations, the real reasons to hop in the car and visit are easier to see in photo form.<p>Check …

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains

Greece tourism dropped in 2012; economy shrinks and unemployment grows

The number of international visits to Greece fell 5.5 percent last year, as political turmoil during elections in June and the economic crisis in …

Most Earthlike Planets Found Yet: A "Breakthrough"

New exoplanets are at right distance from sun to support life, scientists say.<p><b>Planet hunters are significantly closer to their goal of finding an "Earth twin" with the discovery of two planets similar in size to our own, astronomers with NASA's Kepler mission announced today.</b><p>The planets, described …

Israel turns to a Chinese movie star to boost tourism from China

Chinese star Zhang Jingchu stands with her back to Judaism’s Western Wall and Islam’s Al-Aqsa mosque after shooting scenes for the film “Old …

Social travel startups still alive in China, as Mafengwo gets $15 million funding

Mafengwo, a Chinese social travel service, has raised $ 15 million series B financing…with existing investor CapitalToday, who invested $ 5 million …

"We really didn't notice how amazing the ice formations on the lake were when we were shooting,” says ski mountaineer Chris Davenport, seen here at Portillo, Chile, overlooking Laguna del Inca. “We knew the snow was amazing, but it wasn't until we looked at the images on the computer that night that we knew we had something special.” Extreme Photo of the Week: http://on.natgeo.com/ZGRRAY Photograph by Christian Pondella

Europe's largest hotel operator Accor ousts CEO for moving fast enough

The board of Accor SA, Europe’s largest hotel operator, terminated the contract of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Denis Hennequin at a meeting …

Blackstone plots next steps for Hilton and has billions to invest

In 2009, when Blackstone relocated Hilton Worldwide’s headquarters from Beverly Hills to McLean, Virginia, on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., it …