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Melaka: five ways to see the world in one Malaysian city

On the shores of the meandering Melaka River lies an extraordinary city loved as much for its interesting streets and colourful architecture as for its rich history, delicious cuisine and fusion...

26 Feb 2015 - 11:02am
Malaysia's AirAsia X to cut flights on unprofitable routes amid shake-up

Malaysia's AirAsia X will cut flights on unprofitable routes, reorganise staff and defer some aircraft deliveries to turn around the loss-making long-haul budget carrier, the airline's acting...

26 Feb 2015 - 11:45am
Malaysia's AirAsia X to cut flights on unprofitable routes amid shake-up

Air passenger fuel surcharges will be slashed again - by nearly 50 per cent - after they fell to a six-year low in February due to the collapse in the global price of oil.

24 Feb 2015 - 11:24am
Malaysia's AirAsia X to cut flights on unprofitable routes amid shake-up

The number of mainland tourists who came to Hong Kong in the first five days of the Lunar New Year public holiday fell this year for the first time in nearly 20 years, the head of the Travel...

24 Feb 2015 - 4:15pm
Malaysia's AirAsia X to cut flights on unprofitable routes amid shake-up

Three dozen passengers were left hanging in mid-air on Hong Kong Disneyland’s popular Toy Soldier Parachute Drop attraction yesterday, sparking safety fears as the ride stalled for a third time...

23 Feb 2015 - 2:08pm
Mandarin maps and rice for breakfast: Chinese tourists become Spain's top holiday spenders

Chinese holidaymakers are now Spain's biggest spenders, outstripping Russians for the first time, as the tourism industry rushes to adapt to their tastes.

23 Feb 2015 - 5:57pm

Billed as the cutest place on Earth, the newly opened Hello Kitty Park is the latest addition to an increasingly crowded market for amusement parks on the mainland.

23 Feb 2015 - 12:26pm

Today's Poll

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  • No: 55%
25 Feb 2015
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Total number of votes recorded: 663

Sunny Sanya The Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort (above) finally opened on Hainan Island this month, with what appear to be six rather austere looking accommodation blocks and a smattering of...

14 Feb 2015 - 10:31pm

Incheon Airport, the gateway to Seoul, is planning a tourism project to emulate Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore that aims to lure Chinese with a new casino, shopping mall and hotels.

12 Feb 2015 - 10:06am

Tourists love elephants. Every year, millions of visitors travelling to countries like Thailand and Cambodia enjoy riding on their backs, or watching them perform circus tricks like balancing on a...

10 Feb 2015 - 10:26am

Antarctica offers a lucky few the chance to experience an otherworldly land of ice and snow. Nick Walton even gets to sleep under the stars.

9 Feb 2015 - 12:39pm

Park Hyatt's ultra-swanky flagship occupies the first 25 of the 90 floors in a new midtown Manhattan skyscraper.

7 Feb 2015 - 10:31pm

Famous for crime films, street food and its population density, Mong Kok is starting to hold its own as a nightlife destination.

5 Feb 2015 - 12:02am

Safety procedures at TransAsia Airways are likely to face intense scrutiny following the crash of Flight GE235 - the company's second fatal incident in seven months, and its fourth involving an...

5 Feb 2015 - 6:01pm

In an uncanny coincidence, the ATR 72-600 plane that crashed into a river in northern Taiwan on Wednesday was the same model that crashed and sank into a river in October 2013.

5 Feb 2015 - 6:07pm, China’s biggest travel website, said it would accelerate expansion overseas amid “blowout” growth of the country’s tourism industry, founder and chief executive James Liang Jianzhang...

5 Feb 2015 - 10:34am

Ford launched a new taxi model in Hong Kong - boasting better safety standards and far more room for luggage in a bid to appeal to the tourist market.

5 Feb 2015 - 12:27pm

The mainland's railway system yesterday braced itself for a record onslaught of passengers as the huge travel getaway for the Lunar New Year holiday officially got under way.

5 Feb 2015 - 5:56am

They may have deep pockets, but mainland tourists' "nouveau riche manner" is one of the worst things about them, according to a new survey.

4 Feb 2015 - 10:23am

Visas issued by the United States to Chinese citizens soared 68.2 per cent in December and January after the two countries forged a deal to extend the validity of tourist and business visas.

4 Feb 2015 - 10:23am

Yesterday's grand opening of the City of Dreams Manila came as official figures showed casino revenue in the top global gambling venue of Macau plunged for an eighth straight month in January.

4 Feb 2015 - 10:27am

Police in Thailand were investigating a pair of bombings outside a luxury shopping mall in the heart of Bangkok, the first such violence reported in the capital since last year's army coup.

2 Feb 2015 - 8:52pm

Aviation leaders will seek a mandate to implement new safety standards when they meet this week after a string of high-profile accidents made 2014 the deadliest year for commercial airlines in...

2 Feb 2015 - 10:18am

A paddle just hours from Winnipeg proves to be a timeless experience. Words and pictures by Cameron Dueck.

2 Feb 2015 - 9:37am

Between Sihui and Zhaoqing, in western Guangdong province, there is a forest called Sea of Bamboo - Zhu Hai. I went there once in the late 1990s but arrived 10 minutes before it closed. Peering...

31 Jan 2015 - 11:35pm

What is it? “It” is more accurately “they”: two ultra-luxurious five-star sister hotels in Taormina, in east Sicily, the island at the toe of Italy’s boot. The properties are 5km apart, a journey...

1 Feb 2015 - 12:39am

The long-tail boat is a ubiquitous sight on the beaches of Krabi and Phuket. The boatbuilders' flair for improvisation has kept both a traditional art and the local economy afloat. Words and...

31 Jan 2015 - 11:35pm

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