The number of Chinese tourists is expected to rise as China Southern Airlines boosts its flights to the South Island.

Ten years on from Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, Louisiana is enjoying a renaissance as one of the most hopeful and happening cities in the US, if not the world. Just ask its people.

Where else in the world can you duet underwater with belugas and spend a day on the beach with polar bears? Try Canada's Hudson Bay.

There are concerns that a rising tide of tourist dollars will leave some areas of Cuba booming and others struggling against economic stagnation.