The other side of Hong Kong

HONG KONG, 19 November 2018: The Hong Kong Tourism Board is joining hands with National Geographic to promote its annual Great Outdoors campaign. The campaign 'One Place, Two Perspectives' features 13 landscapes in the city and attempts to present Hong...

Gay snub shuts wedding magazine

SYDNEY, 19 November 2018: A leading Australian bridal magazine has shut after being ditched by advertisers for refusing to feature same-sex couples, one year after the country changed its marriage laws. The Christian founders of "White", Luke and Carla Burrell,...

More shark attacks in Australia

SYDNEY, 19 November 2018: A swimmer died after a rare suspected stingray attack off an Australian beach, while another two people were mauled in separate shark encounters at the weekend. The 42-year-old's death came more than a decade after world-renowned...
LONDON, 15 November 2028: Struggling British no-frills airline FlyBe on Wednesday put itself up for sale, adding it was in talks with potential buyers in the face of a challenging market. "The board of Flybe Group Plc announces today that...

CX data breach lasted months

HONG KONG, 14 November 2018: The world's biggest airline data breach, affecting millions of Cathay Pacific customers, was the result of a sustained cyber attack that lasted for three months, the carrier admitted, while insisting it was on alert...
TAIPEI, 13 November 2018: Agoda, a leading online accommodation booking platform, announced last week a partnership with LINE Travel, a prominent online travel metasearch and media app. Under the agreement, Agoda will be the sole travel accommodation supplier for LINE...
MADRID, 13 November 2018: A report from the World Tourism Organisation and the European Travel Commission shows that outbound tourism from the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council  has grown strongly in recent years, with international tourism expenditure...

Ryanair plane grounded in France

PARIS, 12 November 2018: The French civil aviation authority said at the weekend it had seized a Ryanair plane to get the Irish low-cost airline to repay illegal public aid, the latest in a string of troubles for the...

French hotels sue Airbnb

PARIS, 12 November 2018: The main trade group for French hotels has sued the home-sharing giant Airbnb, accusing it of unfair competition by "knowingly violating" rules imposed as part of a crackdown in one of the US giant's biggest...
MILAN, 9 November 2018: Italy's competition watchdog said on Wednesday it will begin legal proceedings against low-cost airlines Ryanair and Wizz Air for failing to suspend controversial charges for carry-on bags. The Antitrust Authority "decided to initiate proceedings for non-compliance"...