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...

Garuda Indonesia’s new boarding pass gets mixed response

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia introduced its new boarding pass on Wednesday, which boasts a new design and features. According to a statement received by...

Airbnb has organized a rock concert… for great white sharks

Online accommodations platform Airbnb has orchestrated a very unusual experience for mid-November: a rock concert given in the Indian Ocean intended to attract great...

TripAdvisor to stop selling tickets to whale and dolphin attractions

TripAdvisor has become a trip-planning reference that offers a wide array of tourist activities, such as museum, monument and zoo visits, in partnership...

Flight shaming hits air travel as ‘Greta effect’ takes off

One in five travelers is flying less as "flight shaming" propels travelers to shun air travel for the sake of the planet, according to...

Google and Palace of Versailles launch VR castle tour experience

In partnership with the Palace of Versailles, Google Arts and Culture has created a VR application for virtual reality headsets that lets users take...

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