Asia tourists troubled by canceled flights, borders closing

From the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand to the foothills of Mount Everest in Nepal, tourists across Asia are finding their dream vacations have turned into travel nightmares as airlines cancel flights...

Asia tourists troubled by canceled flights, borders closing

PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — From the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand to the foothills of Mount Everest in Nepal, tourists across Asia are finding their dream vacations have turned into travel nightmares as...

Philippines gives foreigners days to leave virus-hit region

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of foreign travelers need to leave the northern Philippines by Friday or they will be stranded in the region, which has been placed under quarantine because of a g...

More than 100 Taiwanese tourists stranded overseas due to canceled flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 100 Taiwanese tourists have been stranded overseas due to canceled flights across Latin America and Africa as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeps across t...

AP PHOTOS: Rome's eternally packed tourist sites emptied

ROME (AP) — For years, Rome seemed to have only a high season for tourism given the Italian capital's eternal appeal with foreign visitors. Tourists crowded around the monumental Tr...

Virus-hit Italy gets more isolated as nations restrict entry

ROME (AP) — Italians faced travel restrictions inside and outside the country Tuesday as nations near and far isolated Italy with flight bans and sweeping national measures went into effect in a bid t...

Italians unravel new world of strict virus-control measures

MILAN (AP) — Confusion reigned in northern Italy over who could go where and under what circumstances Monday, the first business day since the government locked down a vast area with more than one-qua...

Virus concerns: What to know if you're planning a trip

The fast-spreading coronavirus is forcing travelers to reconsider their trips. As of Wednesday, the virus has sickened more than 94,000 people and 3,200 have died. The U.S. Centers ...

The Latest: Mike Pence says CDC to issue new virus guidance

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local): 8:40 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be i...

Taiwan's China Airlines cancels 6,500 flights through April due to coronavirus 'avalanche'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The global Wuhan coronavirus epidemic has had a devastating effect on Taiwan's flagship carrier China Airlines, with 6,500 flights for February through April canceled....

What's happening: Virus fears hit Africa, markets, schools

PARIS (AP) — Amusement parks, sporting events, religious gatherings, reality TV shows, even schools. More and more of daily life in a growing swath of the world is being affected by the new coronaviru...

New threats emerge in outbreak while China voices optimism

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese health officials expressed new optimism Thursday over the deadly virus outbreak while authorities in South Korea’s fourth-largest city urged residents to hunker down as fears na...

ASEAN diplomats praise China's handling of virus outbreak

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — Southeast Asia’s top diplomats praised China's handling of the virus outbreak and pledged Thursday to help fight the disease that emerged in a central Chinese city and spread in...

Airline passengers put up with more and longer flight delays

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline travelers were a bit more likely to be delayed, and more often for longer spells, when flying around the U.S. last year, according to a government report issued Wednesday. ...

China's virus center vows no patient unchecked as cases fall

BEIJING (AP) — Inspectors in protective suits went door-to-door Wednesday in the epicenter of China's viral outbreak to try to find every infected person in an epidemic that is showing signs of waning...