Taipei is first city in Asia to join global LGBT organization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of Saturday’s (Oct. 31) annual Taipei Pride parade, Taipei City announced Tuesday (Oct. 27) it had joined the Rainbow Cities Network (RCN), an alliance of loca...

CEO: Dubai airport preps for possible 'slow' virus recovery

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel, is getting busier. But it's a long way from what it once was amid the coronavirus pandemic...

After 7 months, it's back to the beach for some Venezuelans

LA GUAIRA, Venezuela (AP) — At least some Venezuelans headed back to beach on Friday as the government relaxed lockdown measures aimed at stifling the new coronavirus. It had been se...

South Africa's health minister gets COVID-19, as cases rise

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s health minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has announced that he and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19 and warned of a possible resurgence of the d...

Promisedland exhibits at the Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s largest International Travel Fair this year, offering a high-value discount -- “Buy Five Get One Free” Accommodations

The largest "2020 ITF Taipei International Travel Exhibition" in Taiwan will be held at Nangang Exhibition Hall from 10/30~11/2. The booth design of Promisedland Resort is based on the class...

Hard hit by virus, airlines push for tests over quarantines

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — What will it take to get people flying again? International air traffic is down 92% this year as travelers worry about catching COVID-19 and government travel bans and quaran...

South Africa doesn't deny it's withdrawing from Rugby Champs

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The South African rugby body says it has “noted” media reports that the Springboks will withdraw from the Rugby Championship and has made no move to deny it, with an off...

The Latest: Skate Canada event called off because of virus

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Canadian round of figure skating’s Grand Prix has been canceled because of...

Taiwan to pursue travel bubbles with Australia and New Zealand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday (Oct. 13) that Taiwan will pursue travel bubbles with Australia and New Zealand after the neighboring nations agreed to...

Asia-Pacific countries begin to ease pandemic-related travel bans, but hurdles remain

Asia-Pacific countries including Singapore, Australia and Japan are gradually easing some international travel restrictions as coronavirus cases slow, in hopes of helping to revive their economies. ...

Nice knowing you: London Heathrow's farewell to BA's jumbos

LONDON (AP) — British Airways' last two Boeing 747 planes at the airline's historic base of London's Heathrow Airport made their final flight Thursday, the fleet's retirement having been brought forwa...

Boeing says pandemic will cut demand for planes for a decade

Boeing is lowering its expectations around demand for new planes over the next decade as the coronavirus pandemic continues to undercut air travel. The company on Tuesday predicted t...

The Latest: Travel reopens between Australia, New Zealand

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia and New Zealand have announced a partial opening of their borders to international travel between the neighboring countries. Australian Transport Mini...

South Africa reopens to international flights amid virus

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has reopened to international flights, ending a more than six-month ban on international travel that was part of its restrictions to combat the spre...

New Zealand Super Rugby plans include Australia matches

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Super Rugby matches between Australian and New Zealand teams may return in 2021, if the nations can agree on a format and if pandemic border restrictions allow. ...