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25 August 2016, 08:53am
China lays claim to world’s greenest tower
China lays claim to world’s greenest tower

Shanghai Tower - the world's second tallest building - will have records for the highest hotel restaurant, as well as fastest lifts. [VIDEO]

24 August 2016, 4:00pm
Thailand, still the land of tiger selfies
Thailand, still the land of tiger selfies

Animal rights activists have called on tourists to shun Thai animal attractions, which they say are cruel and should be shut down.

25 August 2016, 06:00am
Chinese retirees win hearts on epic US road trip
Chinese retirees win hearts on epic US road trip

Chen Aiwu was not sure what to think about the US. The parks looked nice in pictures. But did everyone have a gun?

23 August 2016, 12:15pm
Want a holiday with a difference? Try North Korea
Want a holiday with a difference? Try North Korea
Travel

North Korea's uncompromising attitude to the rest of the world is echoed in its policy towards foreign tourists: 'our place, our rules'.

22 August 2016, 4:00pm
Sri Lanka's golden beaches under threat
Sri Lanka's golden beaches under threat
Travel

Sewage from thriving hotels and guesthouses pours, often untreated, out into the water polluting the sea and shore.

22 August 2016, 08:32am
PICS: World’s highest, longest glass bridge opens
PICS: World’s highest, longest glass bridge opens

The 430-metre long, 6-metre wide glass-bottomed walkway hangs 300 metres above a canyon in the Tianmenshan National Forest Park in China.

21 August 2016, 09:00am
Why Borneo could be paradise for all
Why Borneo could be paradise for all

Birder, scuba diver - or both? This biodiverse destination offers the best of both worlds, writes Will Ford.

19 August 2016, 12:34pm
Thailand looks to Pokemon Go to attract more tourists
Thailand looks to Pokemon Go to attract more tourists

The ministry will ask mobile operator company True Corporation to add PokeStops and Gyms to different popular and safe tourist spots.

18 August 2016, 8:00pm
Can lavish new resort save Macau?
Can lavish new resort save Macau?

US casino mogul Steve Wynn's Macau resort brims with auspicious Chinese symbolism.

18 August 2016, 4:00pm
Singapore's Michelin-starred street food
Singapore's Michelin-starred street food
Travel

A plate of Chan Hon Meng's prized soya sauce-braised chicken costs less than R25, making it one of the cheapest Michelin-starred dishes in the world.

17 August 2016, 4:00pm
Indonesia mulls booze ban
Indonesia mulls booze ban
Travel

The proposed alcohol ban has sparked widespread debate in the Muslim-majority country with industry experts warning it could jeopardise tourism.

16 August 2016, 12:30pm
Welcome to Afghanistan, here’s your police escort
Welcome to Afghanistan, here’s your police escort
Travel

For some tourists, the lure of the country's famous sites and natural beauty override any fears.

16 August 2016, 08:17am
Can Thailand survive aftermath of blasts?
Can Thailand survive aftermath of blasts?

Thailand could lose up to $293-million in tourism revenue this year after a series of deadly blasts in tourist towns.

15 August 2016, 08:38am
New Jakarta airport terminal flooded days after opening
New Jakarta airport terminal flooded days after opening
Travel

The $560-million terminal opened last week to domestic flights, but has been plagued by complaints about its lack of readiness.

10 August 2016, 12:12pm
Vietnam to launch e-visas in 2017
Vietnam to launch e-visas in 2017

The move aims to attract more tourists to the country and boost the domestic tourism industry.