UNESCO adds Tunisia's harissa to heritage list
UNESCO on Thursday added Tunisia's spicy national condiment harissa to its list of intangible cultural heritage, saying it was part of the North African country's identity. It follows the addition ...
Scepticism in Kosovo over EU visa plans
Under draft laws, Kosovar citizens could soon travel to the EU without a visa for a period of stay of 90 days over a six-month period
AirBnB launches new apartment platform
Airbnb is partnering with several major landlords and management companies to list designated apartment buildings where renters are allowed to offer short-term sublets on the site.
Inside the world's most striking new building
Take a look inside Valencia's recently inaugurated CaixaForum, the latest and most striking addition to the network of cultural centres run by ”la Caixa” Foundation in Spain.
Global tourism rebounds strongly after COVID-19
Prior to the pandemic, the worldwide travel and tourism industry accounted for just over 10% of global GDP. After a difficult 2020 and 2021, with, some false starts in the industry due to new varia...
Hilton CEO Nassetta on business travel rebound
Chris Nassetta, President & CEO, Hilton discusses global business travel demand and his outlook for China's tourism recovery. He speaks with Yousef Gamal El-Din in an exclusive interview from the W...
Dozens of Southwest Airlines dispatchers pitcket
Approximately 100 off-duty Southwest Airlines dispatchers picketed outside of Dallas Love Field Airport on Monday. The union the represents the dispatchers say they are in an ongoing contract dispu...
Wintery weather may impact travel in the Northeast
An active weather pattern across the northeastern U.S. will bring wet, windy and wintry weather from Ohio to New England during the final days of November.
Monkey's served a feast on national holiday
A meal fit for monkeys was served on Sunday at the annual Monkey Feast Festival in central Thailand. Amid the morning traffic, rows of monkey statues holding trays were lined up outside the compoun...
Macron announces major rail project
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced he wants to develop a express rail networks similar to Paris in 10 major French cities to unclog traffic and fight against climate change.
The fight to save London's historic gas lamps
A 200-year-old nightly ritual nearly became history, but campaigners forced local government to drop plans to replace gas-powered lamps in London.
Iranians seek 'forbidden freedom' across the border
Young Iranians cross the border to Turkey in buses to indulge in activities forbidden at home, annoying the conservative residents of Van.
Chaotic Cairo turns to bike lanes
On the heels of hosting the COP 27 conference, Egypt's capital Cairo now has 2km worth of new bike lanes, right in the heart of the vibrant but chaotic city, where negotiating traffic can be a chal...
Tourist mobbed after climbing Mayan pyramid
A woman has been mobbed and jeered after stepping over a barrier to climb an ancient Mayan temple. The tourist posed on top, even entering the pyramid's temple that sparked a response from the angr...
Pilot's union negotiations could impact holiday travel
Over 2 million passengers are expected to fly for the Thanksgiving holiday, and with a shortage of flights and pilots, delays and cancellations are expected.
Resorts open for 2022-2023 ski season
With winter quickly approaching, many resorts across the U.S. are opening to skiers and snowboarders. Here's a quick look at the forecast for some of those major opening days.
Watch: Tides flood Venice's St. Mark's Square
Venice's iconic St. Mark's Square was flooded on Monday (November 21) during a period of seasonal high tides but new glass barriers protected its famed Basilica.
Blizzard in Buffalo leaves several travelers stranded
Several flights at Orlando International Airport have been cancelled and delayed due to snow storms up north
Tourist spot Halland wages Google algorithm war
It is not long until stars like Lionel Messi and Neymar take to the field in Qatar, but some equally big names will be staying at home. And for the Swedish holiday destination of Halland county, th...
Thanksgiving expected to be third busiest since 2000
AAA says nearly 55 million people are take to the roads, skies, rails and more this Thanksgiving holiday.
Disney World announces price hikes
Walt Disney World has announced that single-day ticket prices at most parks are going up, the second price hike in less than a year.
Aussie restaurant in French countryside wins major award
Parisian chefs are moving to the countryside to be closer to the produce they use in their kitchens. Among them are Australians James Henry and his partner Shaun Kelly, the owners of Le Doyenné. Vo...
Multiple airlines fined for delaying refunds
Six airlines just got hit with penal ties - after federal officials said passengers waited month, even years, for refunds.
Big changes ahead for Croatian visitors
From next year, Croatia looks set to join the Schengen zone and adopt the euro. That means changes for travellers arriving at the border.
Foreign officials caught staying in Trump hotels
Governments from six countries had spent over $700,000 at Donald Trump's hotel while he was in office.
The World Cup trophy arrives in Qatar
The World Cup trophy has arrived in Qatar with the tournament starting in less than a week. The iconic gold trophy travelled to more than 50 countries before arriving in Qatar. Qatar 2022 will be t...
Digital nomads offered 'paradise' working visas
To boost growth in Southeast Asia's largest economy, Indonesia has moved up a gear in the race to attract wealthy citizens from around the world. Now people with a bank balance of at least €130,000...
Ghost town set to be revived
A deserted seaside town in Cyprus is returning to life after almost half a century. Greek Cypriots left the resort of Varosha in 1974, when it was captured by Turkish troops. Now Turkish Cypriot le...
Formula 1 goes all-in on Las Vegas
Formula 1 and its owner, Liberty Media, kicked off the year-long run-up to the Las Vegas Grand Prix, returning racing to Sin City after more than four decades. Vegas of late has become the hottest ...