Singapore Airlines Group to operate at 7% of scheduled capacity in August

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and its regional arm SilkAir will not be flying to new locations next month but will slightly increase the frequency of...

Vietnam says agrees to resume commercial flights to China

Vietnam has agreed to resume commercial flights to and from China after months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the country's ministry of...

Kenya wildlife reserves threatened as tourists stay away

In the majestic plains of the Maasai Mara, the coronavirus pandemic spells economic disaster for locals who earn a living from tourists coming to...

Touchless: How the world’s busiest airport envisions post-COVID travel

With COVID-19 ravaging the aviation industry, airlines and airports worldwide are reining in costs and halting new spending, except in one area: reassuring pandemic-wary...

WHO to travelers: Keep an eye on ‘anywhere and everywhere’ COVID-19

The World Health Organization on Tuesday urged travelers to wear masks on planes and keep themselves informed as COVID-19 cases surge again in some countries, prompting...

Dubai reopens doors to tourists after long shutdown

With a "welcome" passport sticker and coronavirus tests on arrival, Dubai reopened its doors to international visitors Tuesday in the hope of reviving its...

Raffles Bali ready to pamper guests in Jimbaran

Raffles Hotels & Resorts has opened its first property in Bali, which also serves as its 15th hotel in the world. With 32 private pool villas,...

Machu Picchu to reopen at 50% capacity, but no date set

Peru's iconic tourist attraction Machu Picchu will reopen at half capacity following a coronavirus-forced closure, the Peruvian government said on Tuesday, although it didn't...

Cambodia’s tourist hotspot bans dog meat trade

The Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap has banned the dog meat trade, a victory for animal rights campaigners who describe the area as...

Borobudur temple’s Zone 1 reopens to public

Borobudur temple in Magelang, Central Java, reopened to the public on Monday though visitors are restricted to Zone 1. According to the Education and Culture...

Disney says Walt Disney World reopening is on track for Saturday

Walt Disney Co will stick to its plans to reopen its Walt Disney World theme parks in Orlando, Florida, to a limited number of guests on Saturday, the...

With festival cancelled by virus, Japan fireflies dance alone

As the sun sets in the Japanese town of Tatsuno, thousands of fireflies begin glowing, producing a spectacle that usually draws crowds of delighted...

Green light for ‘colossal’ renovation of Paris Gare du Nord

Europe's busiest train station, the bustling Gare du Nord in Paris, appeared set for a colossal facelift after regional authorities on Tuesday approved a...

Thousands of visitors flock to Cibodas Botanical Garden on reopening day

Around 1,500 tourists reportedly flocked to Cibodas Botanical Garden on the first day of its reopening on Tuesday. According to , the visitors mostly came from Jakarta...

Toba caldera finally recognized as UNESCO Global Geopark

After a wait of nine years, the Toba caldera was finally named a UNESCO Global Geopark during the United Nations cultural body's 209th plenary...

Travelers are venturing out again but avoiding planes, international trips: Survey

Travelers are hitting the road again and taking vacations even as the coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of abating in many countries, a survey on...

AirAsia flies 169 Indian nationals back home from Indonesia

Low-cost carrier AirAsia facilitated on Tuesday the repatriation of 169 Indian nationals who had found themselves stuck in Indonesia due to travel restrictions during...

Scotland keeps quarantine for Spain, Serbia

Travellers from Spain and Serbia will still have to self-isolate if they travel to Scotland, the devolved government in Edinburgh said on Wednesday, despite...

Powerful passports lose their strength in post-pandemic era

With coronavirus restrictions gradually easing worldwide, there have been increasing demands and questions about how travel will look like in the “new normal”. Only last...

Five destinations in Indonesia for cycling, hiking enthusiasts

During the current pandemic, travelers around the world have had to sacrifice their plans in order to abide by the government lockdown rules. However,...

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