I just took the world’s first 20-hour flight. Here’s what it did to me

I’ve just endured the world’s newest longest flight, a 16,200 kilometer (10,100 mile), nonstop ultra-marathon from New York to Sydney. It took about 19...

More female Muslim travelers choose to travel solo: Report

Amid an increasing number of countries readying their destinations to welcome Muslim tourists, female Muslim travelers are considered to be an important contributor to...

Development dilemma as eastern Greenland eyes tourism boost

Kayaking past blue-white icebergs drifting along near a pristine harbor, wandering around colorful houses or trekking in the snow-capped wilderness: July and August...

No ‘Joker’: Bronx ‘step street’ becomes New York hot spot thanks to hit movie

Like most tourists, Patricio Osuna had a list of "must sees" on his trip to New York City: the Statue of Liberty, Times Square...

Shunned by Chinese, Thai tourism hotspot braces for rare slump

Hotels on Thailand's most popular holiday island have been forced to slash prices with rooms left vacant and beaches sparse as tourist chiefs struggle...

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives in Sydney

The longest non-stop passenger flight touched down in Australia Sunday morning after more than 19 hours in the air, a milestone journey from New...

Ahmad Yani airport opens multi-sensory room for children with autism

Airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I opened the first multi-sensory room in an Indonesian airport at the Ahmad Yani International Airport in Semarang, Central...

Tourist dies in Aussie jungle zipline fall

A man has died and a woman been left with serious injuries after they plunged up to five storeys from a jungle zipline in...

Clean getaway: Meat waste joins biofuels at luxury jet show

At the world’s biggest industry show in Las Vegas luxury jets are luring buyers with their sleek silhouettes, plush cabins - and increasingly, their...

Wishnutama set to focus on quality instead of quantity in tourism

NET TV cofounder Wishnutama Kusubandio was inaugurated as tourism and creative economy minister on Wednesday. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo introduced on Tuesday the television veteran...

Heat-cam exhibit alerts tourist to breast cancer

A tourist discovered she had breast cancer after an interactive heat-cam exhibit revealed a tumor during a family trip to a museum in Edinburgh. Bal...

Chocolate-themed cruise to become Willy Wonka factory on the high seas

A chocolate-themed cruise is set to lift anchor next spring that will sail with master chocolatiers and, quite literally, a boat-load of chocolate.  You could...

Tourists flock to Australia’s Uluru for last ever climb

Hundreds of tourists flocked to Uluru Friday for one last chance to climb the sacred site ahead of a ban, despite heavy winds preventing...

JK Rowling urges young travelers: No more ‘voluntourism’

Well-meaning Western students who volunteer at orphanages are fueling the abuse and trafficking of children, British author J.K. Rowling said on Thursday, as...

Jakarta Halal Things to highlight burgeoning Islamic tourism

The second installment of Jakarta Halal Things, a halal lifestyle event, is slated to run in the Senayan City shopping mall in Jakarta on...

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...

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