Austria to allow Christmas skiing but many restrictions stay

VIENNA (AP) — Austria will allow skiing to start on Dec. 24, but will limit the capacity of ski lifts and keep restaurants, bars and hotels largely closed until early January, officials said Wednesday...

Singapore reportedly proposes to negotiate for travel bubble with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Singaporean government has reportedly approached Taiwanese authorities about negotiating for a travel bubble agreement intended to boost business and commercial activi...

Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel Opens in Picturesque Lantau Island

The second Sheraton Hotel in Hong Kong, The Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel is set to be the new social hub in Tung Chung for locals and travelers HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 1 December 202...

Exclusive: White House considers lifting European travel restrictions - sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is considering rescinding entry bans for most non-U.S. citizens who recently were in Brazil, Britain, Ireland and 26 other European countries, five U.S. and airl...

England to cut travel quarantines to 5 days with tests

LONDON (AP) — Just in time for holiday travelers, England is cutting the two-week quarantine facing people arriving from regions not on Britain's coronavirus safe list, reducing it to as little as fiv...

Israel reopens to Taiwanese businessmen

Israel has decided to reopen its doors to Taiwanese businessmen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in an effort to boost trade ties between the two nations, the country's representative office in Taipei ...

Future of business travel unclear as virus upends work life

For the lucrative business travel industry, Brian Contreras represents its worst fears. A partner account executive at a U.S. tech firm, Contreras was used to traveling frequently fo...

Berlin bids farewell to Tegel airport after 60 years

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin bid farewell Sunday to the German capital's central Tegel airport, beloved by some and reviled by others, as it shifts all air traffic to a new hub on the outskirts of the city. ...

Outbound travel likely to resume in late 2021: Taiwan health minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outbound travel from Taiwan is unlikely to resume before the end of 2021, as the world is facing a resurgence of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Health and Welf...

Taiwan business groups call on government to set up travel bubbles to revive economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is mulling looser travel restrictions for businesspeople from countries that successfully managed the coronavirus. Government of...

In Peru's Cuzco, pandemic devastates tourism and economy

CUZCO, Peru (AP) — Efraín Valles guided world leaders, pop stars and a princess on exclusive tours through the land of the Incas. He now makes ice cream to survive amid the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Taiwan considers travel bubbles for business people and diplomats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is considering establishing travel bubbles, but only for travelers who really need to visit Taiwan and are prepared to socially ...

Taiwan marks 200 days without local coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Thursday (Oct. 29) marked 200 days without a local confirmed case of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). The passage of 200 days in Taiwan without a local coron...

Some businesses opening, expanding despite pandemic hurdles

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — First there was taco night, then barbecue sandwiches, followed by meats by the pound — all splashy marketing events to generate buzz leading up to Proof BBQ's grand openin...

Clipped wings: Virus turns tennis pros' flights into ordeals

PARIS (AP) — For the part of their job that some tennis players have always disliked — flying — Jack Sock says he toyed with what would have been a novel solution to the problem of how to stay coronav...