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.
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.
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The curious traveller will always want to try the local cuisine of the country they are visiting. Finding a restaurant that serves up a good example of local fare, however, can be a challenge.
Step forward if you've ever followed through on a recommendation from TripAdvisor. Hands up if you've ever made an Amazon purchasing decision based on its glowing five-star reviews, or taken a...
Surfing the internet in a bid to snap up a good travel deal is a guilt trip for me. The reason: air travel is contributing to the planet's overheating.
My bucketshop-style, real-world travel agent makes some astonishing offers: 'Seven nights in London from $12*'. The rub lies in the asterisk, offset by the words 'conditions apply'.