Travel

  • Now you can book a surf lesson and accommodations on Airbnb

    2 weeks ago

    Now you can book a surf lesson and accommodations on Airbnb

    NEW YORK, May 12 — Airbnb has partnered with the World Surf League (WSL) to bring wave chasers and wannabe surfers bookable classes with experts at some of the best surf spots...

  • AirAsia cancels Yogyakarta flights following Merapi eruption

    2 weeks ago

    AirAsia cancels Yogyakarta flights following Merapi eruption

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 ― AirAsia Bhd has cancelled several flights to and from Yogyakarta due to the eruption of Mount Merapi in central Java. In a statement today, the low-cost...

  • Five of the world’s biggest aquariums

    2 weeks ago

    Five of the world’s biggest aquariums

  • WestJet to introduce new business class service next year (VIDEO)

    2 weeks ago

    WestJet to introduce new business class service next year (VIDEO)

  • Looking to study abroad? These are the world's most student-friendly cities of 2018

    2 weeks ago

    Looking to study abroad? These are the world's most student-friendly cities of 2018

  • London hotels roll out red carpet for royal wedding watchers

    2 weeks ago

    London hotels roll out red carpet for royal wedding watchers

  • Replica Panmunjom village draws tourists after Korea summit

    2 weeks ago

    Replica Panmunjom village draws tourists after Korea summit

  • AirAsia India to commence Surat service from June

    2 weeks ago

    AirAsia India to commence Surat service from June

  • Philippines’ Inflatable Island is Asia’s largest floating theme park

    2 weeks ago

    Philippines’ Inflatable Island is Asia’s largest floating theme park

  • Malaysia riding on new themed attractions

    2 weeks ago

    Malaysia riding on new themed attractions

  • New York celebrates commuter ferry ‘success story’

    3 weeks ago

    New York celebrates commuter ferry ‘success story’

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  • Japan to loosen rules on home rentals so you can truly live like a local

    3 weeks ago

    Japan to loosen rules on home rentals so you can truly live like a local

    TOKYO, May 5 — In advance of the Olympic games in 2020, and in response to a recent tourism boom, Japan is relaxing its rules on home rentals. As of next month, a new law will...

  • Language barriers named biggest anxiety in travel, Booking.com survey finds

    3 weeks ago

    Language barriers named biggest anxiety in travel, Booking.com survey finds

    PARIS, May 4 — Language barriers and dubious accommodations have emerged the biggest obstacles in travel, according to a global survey which aims to gauge how adventurous and...

  • KL-Singapore is world's busiest international airline route

    3 weeks ago

    KL-Singapore is world's busiest international airline route

    NEW YORK, May 4 — More than four million travellers flew on about 30,530 flights between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore over the last year, making this air corridor...

  • European airlines seek bigger piece of Latin American pie

    3 weeks ago

    European airlines seek bigger piece of Latin American pie

    PARIS, May 4 — Air France-KLM’s inauguration yesterday of a flight to a little developed corner of Brazil highlights European airlines’ attempt to bring the continents...

  • Here’s how to find the cleanest public bathroom in any airport

    3 weeks ago

    Here’s how to find the cleanest public bathroom in any airport

    NEW YORK, May 4 — At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globetrotters in all of our luxury...

  • The best vacation rentals for all budgets on TripAdvisor

    3 weeks ago

    The best vacation rentals for all budgets on TripAdvisor

    NEW YORK, May 4 — TripAdvisor has released a list of their best vacation homes from around the world, a list that includes a condo in Rome for a modest US$65 (RM255) a...

  • EU invites 15,000 teens to travel free in Europe

    3 weeks ago

    EU invites 15,000 teens to travel free in Europe

    PARIS, May 4 — The European Union yesterday launched a plan for thousands of 18-year-old Europeans to travel in the bloc for free this summer as part of efforts to promote the...

  • Kids fly free this summer on these airlines

    3 weeks ago

    Kids fly free this summer on these airlines

    NEW YORK, May 4 — Have daughters or sons who are fans of the Disney hit Frozen? Or have you always wanted to check dog-sledding in the hinterlands of Finland off...

  • UK’s Kew Gardens reopens vast glasshouse after extensive works

    3 weeks ago

    UK’s Kew Gardens reopens vast glasshouse after extensive works

    LONDON, May 3 — With 15,000 new panes of glass, the UK’s Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew will reopen its famed Temperate House on Saturday after a five-year restoration that...

  • Global passenger traffic rises 9.5pc

    3 weeks ago

    Global passenger traffic rises 9.5pc

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Global passenger traffic rose 9.5 per cent, year-on-year, (y-o-y) in March 2018, its fastest pace within 12 months, said the International Air Transport...

  • Malaysians are cost-conscious, technology-inclined travellers, says Expedia

    3 weeks ago

    Malaysians are cost-conscious, technology-inclined travellers, says Expedia

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Malaysians are one of the most cost-conscious and avid technologically inclined travellers in Asia, said Brand Expedia. The global travel company in its...

  • Spring melts a path through frozen Finnish archipelago

    3 weeks ago

    Spring melts a path through frozen Finnish archipelago

    HELSINKI, May 3 — Spring has started to melt a way through the giant frozen expanse of this archipelago in western Finland, as cracks in the ice turn into rust-coloured pools...

  • What to know before you go tracking snow leopards

    3 weeks ago

    What to know before you go tracking snow leopards

    NEW YORK, May 2 — On my sixth day in the mountains, a pair of Tibetan wolves emerges from the frozen valley and saunters past, just a few hundred yards away. Minutes ago, I was...

  • AirAsia X to launch flights to Amritsar in August

    3 weeks ago

    AirAsia X to launch flights to Amritsar in August

    NEW DELHI, May 2 — AirAsia X will start flying to the north Indian city of Amritsar from August 16 as it seeks to cater to the significant transit and tourism traffic from...

  • Singapore’s Changi airport may use facial recognition to find late passengers

    3 weeks ago

    Singapore’s Changi airport may use facial recognition to find late passengers

    SINGAPORE, May 1 — Ever been delayed on a flight because of straggling fellow passengers? That might be an annoyance of the past at Singapore’s Changi airport which is testing...

  • From smelly feet to seat kickers, Expedia reveals fliers’ pet peeves

    3 weeks ago

    From smelly feet to seat kickers, Expedia reveals fliers’ pet peeves

    NEW YORK, May 1 — The results of a new in-flight etiquette survey reveal that it’s never OK to go barefoot on the plane, and that the most annoying passenger is...

  • Nutty issue: Singapore Airlines stops serving peanuts

    3 weeks ago

    Nutty issue: Singapore Airlines stops serving peanuts

    SINGAPORE, April 30 — Singapore Airlines said today it has stopped serving peanuts on its flights after a toddler suffered a severe allergic reaction, and following near-fatal...

  • Tourism boom to test Uzbekistan’s thaw

    3 weeks ago

    Tourism boom to test Uzbekistan’s thaw

    SAMARKAND, April 29 — Coiffed, cheerful and multilingual, identical twins Fatima and Zukhra Rakhmatova do not immediately resemble agents of ex-Soviet Uzbekistan’s long-feared...

  • Preikestolen: The path to Pulpit Rock

    3 weeks ago

    Preikestolen: The path to Pulpit Rock

    PREIKESTOLEN (Norway), April 29 — To climb to the very edge of the world, look out at everything before us, and to know we can do anything if we set our hearts to it. That, at...