Nearly 60 elephants enjoyed a huge fruit banquet at a Thai botanical park on Sunday as the Southeast Asian country marked its annual Elephant Day.
Hong Kong and New Zealand have spent much of the pandemic in near isolation with relatively few infections and had been lauded as Covid success stories.
After almost 700 days, one of the world's longest border closures has finally ended Down Under, Yellowstone National Park is celebrating its 150th anniversary.
Since 2006, its orangutan sanctuary, Samboja Lestari, has been caring for injured orangutans, rescued from jungle destroyed by logging and palm oil crops.
Cook Islands, a small South Pacific nation that has not experienced Covid-19, is ready for its first coronavirus infections after an infected traveler visited.
The legendary Studio Ghibli will have a new destination to add to their travel bucket list later this year.
After restrictive, nation-specific closures throughout much of the pandemic, the USA reopened its borders to fully vaccinated visitors on November 8, 2021.
Authorities are rushing to prevent an oil spill in eastern Thailand from damaging fragile corals, after officials said on January 30 that the leak that began last week was drifting towards more coastal areas. Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Varawut Silpa-archa said it was crucial to try to prevent the main mass of oil from reaching the shore at Ao Prao, a small bay on Koh Samet, which is a popular resort island. "If the oil reached inside this area it could impact the beach and cause heavy…
There are "encouraging signs of recovery" in Singapore's tourism sector, according to the Singapore Tourism Board. Visitor arrivals reached 330,000 and tourism receipts reached an estimated $1.9 billion Singapore dollars ($1.4 billion) in 2021, according to data published today by the nation's tourism board. These numbers, however, are down from 2020, when Singapore received 2.7 million visitors, who spent nearly $4.8 billion Singapore dollars that year. Singapore's tourism sector recorded overall…
Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday announced Australia will refund visa fees for vaccinated backpackers who arrive within the next three months. The country — whose tight, pandemic border policies locked out its citizens, and more recently, one of tennis's biggest stars — is encouraging backpackers to visit. And it's doing so because it wants to reduce labor shortages that have been made worse by Covid-19. "My message to is come on down," Morrison said this week. "You've got your visa, we want you…