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Hotels Market Subjected to Expand to Showcase Rampant Growth by 2031

An overview of the market segment, size, share, sectional analysis, and revenue forecast, as well as a complete analysis, are included in the Hotels Market  study. It looks at market factors, industry...

Boo! Sitcom 'Ghosts' combos misfit spirits, feel-good charm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The title seems to be a dead giveaway, but there’s more to the new comedy “Ghosts” than things that go bump in the night. “We totally think of this show as ‘What W...

Taiwan auto repair shop owner a good Samaritan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An auto repair shop owner personally delivered parts across Taiwan to one of his customers who called for help after her car broke down in east Taiwan. The woman, surna...

Southern Taiwan's tourism industry pleads for partial relaxation of COVID restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The tourism industry of southern Taiwan's Xiaoliuqiu Island and Kenting is calling on the government to further relax COVID-19 restrictions in the face of slow busines...

Small businesses lifted by return of summer tourists

Small businesses in the U.S. that depend on tourism and vacationers say business is bouncing back, as Americans rebook postponed trips and spend freely on food, entertainment and souvenirs. ...

Stars of 'Shrill' express love for the 'hippest of places'

NEW YORK (AP) — As “Shrill” draws to a close, its stars and creators are reflecting on how important Portland, Oregon, became to the Hulu comedy series, and how much of the city's originality and beau...

Young boy Taiwan's latest domestic COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Saturday (May 1) confirmed that a boy under the age of five had been infected with COVID-19 and is part of a recent domestic outbreak centered on China Airlines ...

China's latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger

(Reuters) - Taiwanese coast guard commander Lin Chie-ming is on the frontline of a new type of warfare that China is waging against Taiwan. China’s weapon? Sand. On a chilly morning in late J...

Site of Borden double-murder listed for sale

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts home where Lizzie Borden's father and step-mother were murdered with an ax has been listed for sale. The three-story Fall River clapboard ...

Holiday movies, music specials arrive to light a bleak year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bring on the sentimental holiday rom-coms, the chorus of Christmas music specials and the nostalgia of last century’s animated charmers. We’ll take any and all feel-good moments in ...

Review: A brilliant turn from Aubrey Plaza in ‘Black Bear’

’Tis the season of great Aubrey Plaza performances, apparently. The “Parks and Recreation” and “Legion” alum has been long overdue for a breakout film role, something fitting of her wide-ranging talen...

Taiwanese B&B owner finds homes for dog family

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bed and breakfast (B&B) owner in Chiayi County has successfully found homes for a stray dog and her eight puppies after the stray moved her litter near the inn as a ...

Billions of dollars in aid for small businesses go unclaimed

NEW YORK (AP) — Billions of dollars offered by Congress as a lifeline to small businesses struggling to survive the pandemic are about to be left on the table when a key government program stops accep...

Summer vacationers weigh testing, quarantine or staying home

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Homebound travelers desperate to venture out for the first time since the pandemic are confronting a vacation landscape this summer that may require coronavirus tests for the fa...

C. Taiwan city transforms historic site into B&B amid tourism revival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cities and counties in Taiwan scramble to revive their tourism and take advantage of travel subsidies offered by the government in the wake of the COVID-19 slowdown, Ta...