28 May 2016
More than 10 diving sites in Thailand's national marine parks have closed due to widespread coral bleaching, amid the country's continued efforts to seal off its famous tourist attractions to protect the environment.
26 May 2016
One of China's richest men has vowed to crush Disney's big plans for its giant new resort in the country.
Wang Jianlin, a billionaire real-estate and entertainment mogul, says his company is aiming to prevent Disney (DIS) from...
20 May 2016
With brilliant sunshine, chic city beaches and a fabulous party scene, cosmopolitan Beirut should be the hottest destination on the Mediterranean, if not the planet.
But troubles at home and warfare in the region have conspired to push...
15 May 2016
The world's biggest-ever cruise ship, the 120,000-tonne Harmony of the Seas, capable of accommodating more than 8,000 passengers and crew in the most luxurious conditions, was set for delivery on Thursday from a French boatyard....
14 May 2016
Inspired by signs of spring — longer days, warmer temperatures, waterfowl migrating north — the great road trip to Alaska is a rite of passage for many travelers.
One of our favorite nature photographers, Ben Adkison,...
12 May 2016
Two Britons and a Mexican have become the first foreigners to climb Mount Everest from the Nepali side since disasters in 2014 and 2015 killed dozens and forced mountaineers off the world's tallest peak.
Briton Kenton Cool, 42, and...
03 May 2016
The number of visitors coming to Japan has boomed in recent years — a figure that's set to rise even further as the 2020 Olympics draw closer.
New lodgings have popped up across the city to capitalize on this, among them...
27 Apr 2016
Lonely Planet has released mobile versions of its travel guides which have been bundled in a new app.
Created in response to the shift away from books and the increasing dependence on mobile devices, Guides features offline maps,...
24 Apr 2016
Cruise ship company Carnival Corporation has received approval to accept Cuban-born travelers aboard their cruise ships, which will begin carrying passengers between the US and Cuba next month.
The inaugural trip which sets sail May 1 will...
22 Apr 2016
Want to drop 80 percent of the average U.S. annual income in one night?
Or maybe get some shuteye where Bill Clinton and Pavarotti have previously laid their heads (on separate occasions)?
The Middle East's most opulent...