United Arab Emirates to launch new low-cost airline

Abu Dhabi's giant Etihad Airways and Sharjah's low-cost carrier Air Arabia announced Wednesday an agreement to launch a new low-cost airline based in the...

Garuda Indonesia unveils thematic uniform by Didiet Maulana

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia introduced thematic flight attendant uniforms in South Jakarta on Monday. Designed by Indonesian fashion designer Didiet Maulana, the uniforms will...

US ‘medical tourists’ seek cheap health care abroad

When Veronica Merrill decided to undergo stomach surgery for weight loss, she found two options: pay $12,000 at home in the United States, or...

Rediscovering Jakarta through the camera lens

Traveling used to be all about escaping the daily routine, as well as an opportunity to experience other cultures and meet new people. Thanks to...

Changi travelers invited to virtually explore Indonesia’s tourist destinations

Some of Indonesia's most popular destinations are currently being promoted with an interactive virtual reality (VR) experience at Changi Airport in Singapore. Slated to run...

Dutch airline KLM swaps planes for trains to save the planet

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, says Dutch airline KLM. When it comes to one of its shortest routes, it will...

New York’s Museum of Modern Art set to reopen, bigger and better

New York's heralded Museum of Modern Art reopens this month after a multi-million-dollar makeover that will allow curators to display hundreds more works every...

Gare du Nord, Europe’s busiest station, may get bigger

Europe's busiest train station, Paris' bustling Gare du Nord, may get a much-needed facelift after a government tribunal Friday approved part of a 600-million-euro...

Colorado ski resorts kick off opening-day race after storm

The icy blizzard that dumped snow across the Rocky Mountains this week kicked off an opening-day race for Colorado’s ski resorts. The state’s Arapahoe Basin...

Empire State Building observatory reopens with new 360-degree view

The stunning view from the highest observatory at New York's Empire State Building just got even better. On Saturday, the viewing platform on the 102nd...

British Airways owner IAG commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2050

British Airways owner IAG said it will achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, becoming the first major airlines group to make such...

The Royal Caribbean has named the world’s next biggest ocean liner, set for China

Make that five: Royal Caribbean's Oasis class, which is synonymous with some of the biggest cruise ships in the world, will officially welcome in...

Yours for $1 billion only: The glamor of the London Ritz

The owners of London's Ritz hotel, a haven for royals, statesmen and movie stars, have hinted that they would be open to selling the...

British Airways launches new Turkish route after Thomas Cook collapse

British Airways announced the launch of a new flight from London's Gatwick Airport to the Turkish resort of Antalya on Wednesday, once one of...

Saudi Arabia welcomes 24,000 tourists in 10 days

Saudi Arabia welcomed 24,000 tourists in the 10 days after it issued tourist visas for the first time, state television reported on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia announced on September...

How to get a passport for your child

The process of creating a child’s passport is similar to that of an adult’s and was made relatively easier this year with parents able...

China’s tourists cut back foreign travel over ‘Golden Week’, choose patriotic destinations at home

Chinese mainland tourists cut back on trips and spending abroad during the long "Golden Week" holidays in early October, with a weaker yuan, political...

Lion Air to connect Makassar with Manokwari

Low-cost carrier Lion Air is set to open a new direct flight from Makassar in South Sulawesi to Manokwari in West Papua starting Oct....

Five mountains to hike in East Java besides Mount Raung

Officials announced that Mount Raung in Bondowoso, East Java, is closed to hikers following a fire that began on Friday evening. Agus Wibowo, head of...

Saudi Arabia allows unmarried foreign couples to rent hotel rooms

Saudi Arabia announced Sunday it would allow unmarried foreign couples to rent hotel rooms together as the ultraconservative kingdom begins offering up tourist visas...

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