Protesters against tunnel close UK’s prehistoric Stonehenge

LONDON (AP) – The prehistoric monument of Stonehenge in southern England was closed to visitors Saturday after dozens of protesters staged a trespass against the British government’s road-building plans, including…

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Asia Pacific Airlines Carried Just 1.5 Million Passengers in October 2020

(02 Dec 2020) According to preliminary traffic figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA), carriers in the region carried 1.5 million international passengers in October 2020, just 4.9%…

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Vegas execs sue online travel firms, allege unpaid hotel tax

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Two prominent Las Vegas communications executives have sued more than 20 online travel companies for back taxes that they say should have been paid to Nevada…

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Air Travel Bubble Between Hong Kong and Singapore Postponed Until 2021

[01 Dec 2020] The launch of the highly anticipated Air Travel Bubble (ATB) between Singapore and Hong Kong has again been put on hold. The ATB, which would allow people…

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Murphy warns New Jersey: Pandemic is ‘nowhere near over’

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey’s COVID-19 caseload surged Thursday to levels not seen even during the height of the spring outbreak, with Gov. Phil Murphy and experts warning things…

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Top 10 destinations for expats in 2014

The list of popular expat destinations has long included Northern Europe and Switzerland, known for their happiness, famed healthcare programs, and exceptional quality of life. These countries still retain some…

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ASEAN Tourism Forum 2021 Postponed Until January 2022

[30 Nov 2020] The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2021, originally scheduled to take place in Cambodia from 17-23 January, has been postponed until January 2022. The travel trade show, one of…

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Austin mayor went to Mexico while urging people to stay home

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Austin Mayor Steve Adler went on vacation to Mexico with family in November as he urged people to stay home amid worsening coronavirus caseloads in Texas,…

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Skip the elevator with these beautiful hotel staircases

Photo courtesy of iStock / Gregory_DUBUS Socially-distanced staircases If you’re trying to avoid crowded elevators in these days of social distancing, you’re in luck. These 10 hotels around the U.S….

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The Niagara of the West: Kayaking to Shoshone Falls

Where we’re at now: I’m jumping ahead to share my trip in late August 2020 with Visit Idaho. I’ll jump back into chronological time eventually! And by the way, Wander…

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