Holidaymakers flock to Xiaoliuqiu at start of long festival weekend

Visitors on Thursday arrived in droves at Taiwan's offshore Liuqiu Island, commonly called Xiaoliuqiu on the first day of the long Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. The number of passengers departin...

Body of missing snorkeler found on Taiwan's Green Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of a man who went missing in the island township of Liuqiu (小琉球, Xiao Liuqiu) while snorkeling was found dead by the Coast Guard on a shore of Green Island Saturd...

Pandemic knocks out large sections of Hawaii's economy

HONOLULU (AP) — In normal times, Roland Chang and his three sons start their day at dawn, picking up tourists in Waikiki and driving them to the ocean for a boat ride to see dolphin...

A homebound Penn & Teller make magic for us during lockdown

NEW YORK (AP) — The magicians Penn & Teller hope to pull off a heck of a trick on Monday — make fears of the coronavirus disappear, at least for an hour. The duo star in the CW's...

Argentina: Submarine found sunk year after disappearing

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's navy announced early Saturday that searchers had found the missing submarine ARA San Juan deep in the Atlantic a year after it disappeared with 44 crewmen ab...

World-class Ironman triathlete on mend from broken neck

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Ironman triathlete Tim Don carries a constant reminder of the accident with him — besides, of course, a neck that can only turn to the left and the fading marks from where screws...

Kauai wants tourists to help island overcome flood damage

HONOLULU (AP) — Residents and businesses are still cleaning up from flooding that deluged parts of Kauai, but community leaders are urging tourists to keep coming so residents don't suffer an economic...

Flying Fish Festival afoot in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Orchid Island’s traditional Flying Fish Festival has begun and the Orchid Island Chief, Chang Ching-lai (夏曼.迦拉牧 or 張慶來), reminds the public of a few easy-to-avoid ta...

Government says American detainee worked for IS in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American detained by U.S. forces was carrying thumb drives containing files on how to make bombs plus administrative spreadsheets describing work he did for the Islamic State grou...

Taiwan's Top 10 natural wonders

If you are one of the vast majority of Taiwanese residents who reside in the dense urban sprawl that makes up most of the country’s western plains, it would be easy to stare out of your window a...

Rising Number of Soft Adventure Sports Enthusiasts to Boost the Global Snorkeling Equipment Market, Says Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 29, 2016--According to the latest market study released by , the is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 2% during the forecast period. This Smart New...

Pets are people, too. Remember that come gift time

NEW YORK (AP) — Pets are people, too — at least when it comes to holiday gifts. More than half of dog owners and nearly 40 percent of cat owners buy their pets gifts for Christmas or...

Travel gift guide: 3 travelers offer ideas and inspiration

NEW YORK (AP) — What's the perfect gift for someone planning a trip? We asked three people who make their living in the travel industry to tell us what they always bring with them on...

Curio –  A Collection by Hilton Estrena Beach & Golf Resort Cinco Estrellas en Honduras

TELA, Honduras & MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--nov 10, 2016--A pasos del agua cristalina y azul del Mar Caribe en Honduras, Indura Beach & Golf Resort hoy se une a Curio – A Collection by Hilt...

Curio – A Collection by Hilton inaugura resort de cinco estrelas em Honduras

TELA, Honduras e MCLEAN, Virgínia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--nov 10, 2016--A poucos metros do cristalino mar do Caribe em Honduras está o Indura Beach & Golf Resort, a partir de hoje o mais novo membro da ...