Stories about leisure travel in Hong Kong, China, Asia, and around the world.
By combining history, technology and entertainment, ‘time travel’ tourism could rejuvenate Hong Kong’s travel industry by attracting a range of visitors seeking unique and immersive experiences.
IATA chief Willie Walsh says aviation sector is making ‘considerable progress’, hails initiatives to boost traffic from city and Greater Bay Area.
Greek police are investigating a hoax targeting foreign visitors – fake posters have been going up around Athens claiming there is a bedbug infestation to scare them out of using short-term rental flats.
A trip through Portugal’s less-travelled places reveals hidden gems from island forts to magical mountain villages that are refreshingly free of tourists – perfect for a quiet holiday.
A passenger was denied entry into the Philippines and was returned to Australia after being restrained and escorted off a Scoot flight for displaying “disruptive behaviour”.
Singapore grandmother Tan Chwee Lian carved warriors and Taoist gods for most of her life. She leaves intricate tasks to younger members of the family now, but still greets visitors to the workshop.
Archaeological site is concrete evidence of 5,000 years civilisation and a treasure for the world, the Chinese leader says.
How to book the Royal Caribbean holiday for Swifties from Miami to the Bahamas, departing next October – but will the pop star herself make an appearance?
Chinese tourists can enter the country for 30 days visa-free, but Malaysian tour operators remain sceptical of how much this will help local tourism.
Kenya’s tourism authorities have made it easier to reach the uppers slopes of Mount Kenya, and plan to further improve access. Critics say they risk making the mountain as polluted as Kilimanjaro.
Officials have secured the area around the 12th century Garisenda tower, the shorter of a pair of famous landmarks in the city.
The WHO says the spike appears to be driven by a rise in the number of children contracting pathogens they had avoided during 2 years of Covid-19 restrictions.
Hostels are becoming the latest travel trend, with some offering hotel-style experiences – think private rooms and rooftop pools – at much lower prices than both hotels and Airbnbs.
A highway tunnel under construction in China’s Xinjiang region is expected to be the world’s longest, and serve as a symbol of stronger ties with Central Asia.
Festive treats at The Peninsula Hong Kong include gourmet cuisine from Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant Spring Moon, deluxe hampers with Peninsula champagne, and massages and facials at the spa
In the wake of China’s unilateral granting of visa-free entry, a number of experts have said an even wider opening would do a great deal in supporting the country’s economic recovery.
Provisional figures show sales reach HK$33.8 billion, for 11th consecutive month of improvement.
Airbnb plans to partner with businesses and local governments to encourage homeowners to invest in renovations.
Avenue of Stars runway show by Louis Vuitton, world’s biggest high fashion brand, attracts host of international celebrities to city.
John Lee urges businesses to explore ways to get more than 7 million residents staying in Hong Kong to spend locally.
Bored of art and natural history museums? These European attractions cover everything from money to miniatures, ships in bottles, even broken relationships.
Lawmaker Ben Chan welcomes move by private sector, but urges government to do more to improve connectivity on island.
Tour operators in Malaysia usually compete with larger agencies from China that organise prearranged, prepaid trips for their clients.
On a walk around Milan fuelled by genuine Italian espresso, Tom Eves visits the country’s oldest shopping gallery, streets full of fashion, and its famous cathedral, Duomo Di Milano.
Chinese and Indian nationals may stay in Malaysia for up to 30 days visa-free, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said. Malaysia is counting on extra tourist arrivals – and their spending – to support economic growth.