Military and political tensions in the South China Sea are threatening the development of Asia's burgeoning cruise holiday market, shipping and travel experts say.Wednesday, 23 January, 2013, 10:00am
Popular travel websites are offering online bookings for unlicensed guest houses in Hong Kong, exposing tourists to safety hazards, a South China Morning Post investigation reveals.21 Jan 2013 - 4:59am 2 comments
Snowfall that swept across northern China over the weekend helped ease pollution that had choked parts of the country last week, but concerns about air quality were replaced with travel woes caused by snow and ice in several regions.21 Jan 2013 - 10:55am
Unlicensed guest houses are touting for business on popular travel websites - but dig a little deeper and their proprietors put up the "no vacancies" sign.21 Jan 2013 - 6:19am
Hongkongers planning to go on bargain holidays during Lunar New Year will need to fork out an average 9 per cent more than they did last year.
Despite the higher travel cost, the Travel Industry Council is still expecting 5 per cent growth in outbound travel next month.8 Jan 2013 - 6:04am
A small town in California that owes its look to the Danish-Americans who settled there inspires songwriter Jim Messina, writes Alison Gee.7 Jan 2013 - 10:26am
Having recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, The Farm at San Benito is considered one of the pioneers of Asia's wellness movement. A 90-minute drive from Manila airport, this healing sanctuary in the foothills of Mount Malarayat delivers the latest medical services alongside luxe spa treatments and gourmet raw cuisine.7 Jan 2013 - 10:26am
With the holidays upon us, our minds turn to gift-giving and the struggle to find something appropriate.
When my friends from the mainland travel to Hong Kong, they often ask me what they should buy as souvenirs for their friends.
What they really want is something memorable that won't be found elsewhere. I always wrestle with an answer.24 Dec 2012 - 10:23am
Hong Kong has been infected with the travel bug this holiday season, with immigration staff expecting to handle 8.65 million journeys - most via the land crossings.23 Dec 2012 - 1:55pm 4 comments
Tickets for the much-hyped high-speed rail link between Beijing and Guangzhou went on sale yesterday, with prices ranging from 865 yuan (HK$1,067) in second class to 1,383 yuan in first class and 2,972 yuan for the VIP lounge - slightly cheaper per kilometre than the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed service.21 Dec 2012 - 7:47am 2 comments
European nations should ease visa limits to welcome Chinese consumers and be more open to foreign investors, an executive of China's US$482 billion sovereign wealth fund said yesterday.17 Dec 2012 - 5:31am
Travel brochures, once a common sight, are now likelier to be found in a museum than a living room.10 Dec 2012 - 2:28am
Anyone caught aiding or inciting Tibetan self-immolations will be charged with murder, the state press said.6 Dec 2012 - 4:04am
Having spent much of the past decade roaming the globe as a backpacker, Chinese-American Gu Yue embarked on a three-month "travel-without-a-dime" tour of the mainland in September to learn more about the country where he was born and its people. The 33-year-old shares his experiences.
Can you first tell us a bit about yourself?4 Nov 2012 - 4:31am
Hurricane Sandy grounded thousands of flights in the US northeast yesterday and upended travel plans across the globe, stranding passengers from Hong Kong to Europe.30 Oct 2012 - 7:55am