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Philippine leader apologises over 'world's worst airport'

2014-04-16 13:42

Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologised for failures in air conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst.

Teething trouble for Chinese tourists in Thailand

2014-04-16 09:22

With their economy surging, mainland Chinese have become the world's most common world traveller, with more than 100 million expected to go abroad this year.

PICS: The world's biggest water fight

2014-04-15 14:43

Check out these pics of the Songkran Festival that has been taking place across Thailand over the past few days.

Undersea drone hunt for Malaysian plane may take two months

2014-04-15 17:17

A US Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 600 sq km area.


US Airways tweets very NSFW image, apologises

2014-04-15 09:02

Someone in charge of US Airways' social media must be in big trouble, after a tweet containing a pornographic image slipped through the cracks.

No sand, no beach: Snow volleyball takes Alps by storm

2014-04-15 09:42

Beach shorts over thermal underwear, wool hats instead of bikinis and not a grain of sand in sight: a new sport has emerged in the Alps and it's called snow volleyball.

WATCH: Sudden drop rollercoaster ride!

2014-04-14 14:15

Got guts? Then add this rollercoaster ride to your bucket list

Beware the deer in Japan!

2014-04-14 09:37

Visitors to one of usually-safe Japan's most celebrated spots are being warned to be on the lookout, after two Taiwanese tourists were injured in a rampage by a wild deer.

Malaysia flight's co-pilot tried to make cellphone call-report

2014-04-14 09:39

Investigators probing the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 suspect that the co-pilot of the jetliner tried to make a call with his cellphone after the plane was diverted.

Coachella festival in 7 wanderlust-filled pics

2014-04-12 12:43

The annual Coachella Music and Arts festival kicked off this weekend. Here's why it should be on your travel bucket list.

The submarine that will be searching for MH370

2014-04-11 11:56

After a number of 'pings' were picked up by research teams, a submarine will be sent into a remote part of the Indian Ocean to find out if they belong to the black box of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

Researchers using math to whittle away at jet lag

2014-04-11 09:30

US researchers say math can customize most effective route to recovery from jet lag

More than 100 get virus on California cruise

2014-04-11 09:25

A cruise line says more than 100 passengers have now contracted the highly contagious norovirus as a ship tours California ports.

Aircraft suppliers woo with new tech in a tablet-toting world

2014-04-11 09:23

Ever fancied seeing your name in lights as you boarded a plane? A hologram to take you through your in-flight entertainment options? Or how about something simpler, like an easy place to rest your tablet?

Pub's awkward typo in sign goes viral

2014-04-10 10:13

An unfortunate typo in a Cornwall pub's sign board has taken the internet by storm.

How 'Game of Thrones' can inspire your next trip

2014-04-11 12:21

Following the premiere of its fourth season, "Game of Thrones" is as popular as ever, giving the show's filming locations a prime opportunity to boost tourism.

Staycation or bleisure? Travel loves made-up words

2014-04-10 09:29

Staycations, glamping, honeyteering and bleisure: Travel industry loves its made-up words.

Watch: Is this how Flight MH370 hit the water?

2014-04-09 18:15

Exactly how Flight MH370 hit the water makes a big difference to the teams undertaking the painstaking search - this footage could bear startling resemblance.

WATCH: Rat terrorises New Yorkers on subway ride

2014-04-09 11:21

What happens when a rat boards the New York subway? Chaos, standing on chairs and lots of screaming. Check it out.

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