Today: June 24, 2024
Today: June 24, 2024

Travel

Technology|Travel

Japanese government panel proposes air traffic control measures to boost safety after Haneda crash

A Japanese transport ministry panel has proposed a number of air traffic control measures to boost safety

Japanese government panel proposes air traffic control measures to boost safety after Haneda crash
Health|News|Travel

Tourist death toll from Greek heat wave rises to 6, others missing

A 67-year-old German has been found dead on the Greek island of Crete, police said on Monday, the sixth tourist death in June during a period of unusually hot weather.

Tourist death toll from Greek heat wave rises to 6, others missing
Travel

Historic tall ship to bring touch of Italy to foreign shores

The Amerigo Vespucci, which Italians call the world's most beautiful ship, is taking a taste of its homeland on a round-the-world tour, with temporary expositions at

Historic tall ship to bring touch of Italy to foreign shores
Arts|Entertainment|Lifestyle|Sports|Travel

Dior’s Mount Olympus: A sporty couture homage to the Paris Games

Dior has staged an homage to sport on the eve of the Paris Olympics on the grounds of the Musée Rodin on the first day of Paris Couture Week

Dior’s Mount Olympus: A sporty couture homage to the Paris Games
Entertainment|Lifestyle|Sports

Vogue World celebrates French style, Olympics amid razzmatazz, as menswear season wraps up in Paris

On International Olympic Day, Vogue World took over the last day of Paris Fashion Week’s menswear collections with a show-cum-spectacle themed around the Olympics

Vogue World celebrates French style, Olympics amid razzmatazz, as menswear season wraps up in Paris
News

Dali cargo ship leaves Baltimore for Virginia, nearly 3 months after bridge collapse

The cargo ship Dali is headed out of Baltimore for Virginia

Dali cargo ship leaves Baltimore for Virginia, nearly 3 months after bridge collapse
Environment|News

Midwestern flooding collapses a bridge, forces evacuations and kills at least 1

Flooding in the Midwestern U.S. has collapsed a railroad bridge and is testing a dam after days of heavy rains that have forced hundreds of people to evacuate or be rescued

Midwestern flooding collapses a bridge, forces evacuations and kills at least 1
News|Travel

Japanese emperor to reconnect with the River Thames in state visit meant to bolster ties with UK

Before Emperor Naruhito of Japan attends a banquet hosted by King Charles III, lays a wreath at Westminster Abbey or tours one of Britain’s premier biomedical research institutes, he will kick off his trip to the U.K. by visiting a site that has special meaning for him: The Thames Barrier

Japanese emperor to reconnect with the River Thames in state visit meant to bolster ties with UK
News|Political|Travel

Some visitors to Israel have a new stop on their tours: Hamas' destruction in the south

A new kind of tourism has emerged in Israel since Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack

Some visitors to Israel have a new stop on their tours: Hamas' destruction in the south
Sports|Travel

Scottie Scheffler outlasts protest on 18th green, Tom Kim to win Travelers for 6th victory of year

Scottie Scheffler beat Tom Kim on the first playoff hole to win the Travelers Championship on Sunday

Scottie Scheffler outlasts protest on 18th green, Tom Kim to win Travelers for 6th victory of year
Entertainment|Lifestyle|Travel

Under curfew, Ukrainians mark midsummer with bonfire jumping at a festival with pagan roots

Despite war-time restrictions, Ukrainians marked midsummer with festivals that feature frenetic folk dancing, flower decoration and jumping over bonfires

Under curfew, Ukrainians mark midsummer with bonfire jumping at a festival with pagan roots
Environment|Sports

Six climate protesters run onto 18th green and spray powder, delaying finish of PGA Tour event

Six people protesting climate change came out of the crowd and stormed the 18th green while the leaders were lining up their putts on the final hole of regulation at the Travelers Championship on Sunday, delaying the finish for about five minutes

Six climate protesters run onto 18th green and spray powder, delaying finish of PGA Tour event
Health|News|World

More than 1,300 people died during Hajj, many of them after walking in the scorching heat

More than 1,300 people died during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage as the faithful faced soaring temperatures at Islamic holy sites in Saudi Arabia

More than 1,300 people died during Hajj, many of them after walking in the scorching heat
News|Travel

Technical problem forces Boeing 777 operated by KLM to return to Amsterdam

A Boeing 777 aircraft operated by Dutch airline KLM returned to Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on Sunday after reporting an unspecified technical problem, national air traffic

Technical problem forces Boeing 777 operated by KLM to return to Amsterdam
Health|News|World

More than 1,000 die in haj amid scorching temperatures

More than 1,000 people died during haj this year, according to a Reuters tally, as extreme heat hammered the nearly two million who took part in the annual Muslim pilgrimage to

More than 1,000 die in haj amid scorching temperatures
Entertainment|Lifestyle|Travel

Ukrainians in Warsaw jump over a bonfire, float braids to celebrate solstice custom away from home

Ukrainians in Warsaw jumped over a bonfire and floated braids to honor the vital powers of water and fire on the Vistula River bank Saturday night, as they celebrated their solstice tradition of Ivan Kupalo Night away from war-torn home

Ukrainians in Warsaw jump over a bonfire, float braids to celebrate solstice custom away from home
News|Political|World

Thai PM Srettha defends frequent overseas travel

Thailand's Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin defended his frequent globe-trotting during his first 10 months as leader of the Southeast Asian nation, in remarks aired in a television

Thai PM Srettha defends frequent overseas travel
Travel

Capri battles water emergency as it prepares to allow tourists back

Tourists who have booked a hotel on Capri will be allowed back onto the Italian island as the local administration works to secure water supplies after damage to the aqueduct on the

Capri battles water emergency as it prepares to allow tourists back
News|Travel

Egypt cracks down on tourism companies after haj deaths

Egypt withdrew the operating licenses of 16 tourism companies and referred them to the public prosecutor, accusing them of being responsible for the deaths of Egyptian pilgrims in

Egypt cracks down on tourism companies after haj deaths
Business|Economy|Travel

BlackRock will not take part in Malaysia Airports privatisation, GIP says

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) said its buyer BlackRock will not be involved in privatising Malaysia Airports after criticism in Muslim-majority Malaysia over the U.S.

BlackRock will not take part in Malaysia Airports privatisation, GIP says
Business|Travel

China, Australia to issue five-year visas to citizens for tourism, business

China and Australia will provide each other's citizens with multiple-entry visas of up to five years for tourism and business from Friday, the Chinese foreign ministry said, in

China, Australia to issue five-year visas to citizens for tourism, business
Education|News|Travel|World

Japanese Emperor Naruhito finally begins delayed UK state visit

Emperor Naruhito and his wife began a week long trip to Britain on Saturday, during which they will visit Oxford University where they both studied and attend a banquet with King

Japanese Emperor Naruhito finally begins delayed UK state visit
Arts|Entertainment|Travel

AP PHOTOS: In the spirit of perseverance, artists flock to Congo's biggest dance festival

The Goma dance festival, the largest dance festival in Congo, has taken place each year for the past seven years, despite ongoing attacks by rebel groups

AP PHOTOS: In the spirit of perseverance, artists flock to Congo's biggest dance festival
News|Technology

US FAA probes low-flying Southwest Airlines flight near Oklahoma City

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Thursday it is investigating a Southwest Airlines flight that descended to a low altitude 9 miles (14.5 km)

US FAA probes low-flying Southwest Airlines flight near Oklahoma City
News|Travel

Subway under construction collapses in China's Chengdu, creating sinkhole

A metro station under construction in China's southwestern city of Chengdu collapsed early on Friday, opening up a large sinkhole in a road in a popular tourist and commercial

Subway under construction collapses in China's Chengdu, creating sinkhole

Follow