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World's longest flight finishes first trip, lands at Newark Liberty By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 13th October, 2018, 10:17

Singapore Airlines Flight SQ22 arrived at 5:29 am (0929 GMT), having left Singapore's Changi airport at 11:23 pm

World's longest flight finishes first trip, lands at Newark Liberty

Venice may fine tourists for sitting at undesignated spots Venice may fine tourists for sitting at undesignated spots

Venice is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations


Bangladesh can be Asia’s ‘prime tourism destination’ Bangladesh can be Asia’s ‘prime tourism destination’

In 2017, travel and tourism directly supported 1,178,500 jobs (1.8 percent of total employment)


Bangladesh can be Asia’s ‘prime tourism destination’

Bangladesh can be Asia’s ‘prime tourism destination’

The direct contribution of travel and tourism to GDP was Tk 427.5 bn or 2.2 percent of total GDP in 2017


Air travel 'without your passport leaving your pocket' Air travel 'without your passport leaving your pocket'

Queues to check-in and drop your bags, at security, at passport control and finally queues at your boarding gate


Colourful rally on World Tourism Day held in city

Colourful rally on World Tourism Day held in city

This year’s theme for the day is ‘Tourism and the digital transformation’


KSA opens high-speed railway linking Mecca-Medina KSA opens high-speed railway linking Mecca-Medina

The inauguration ceremony is attended by Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, adviser to the king and governor of Mecca, along with senior officials & dignitaries


Top destinations to enjoy the outdoors in the US Top destinations to enjoy the outdoors in the US

As winter temperatures drop, the thought of a warm-weather getaway becomes increasingly more desirable


Bangladesh can become an ‘extended destination for global tourists’ Bangladesh can become an ‘extended destination for global tourists’

China is giving much importance to cross-border tourism under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping


First bicycle-rental service JoBike extends services JoBike extends services

JoBike has extended its service hours in Jahangirnagar University where riders can move around easily in the night and day between 8pm to 10pm


Take vacations to boost your longevity

Take vacations to boost your longevity

People with shorter vacations worked more and slept lesser than those who took longer vacations


Top 6 monsoon getaways in India Top 6 monsoon getaways in India

Here are some of the most affordable destinations around Bangalore as recommended by Travelyaari and Cleartrip


Fire forces brief Statue of Liberty evacuation Fire forces brief Statue of Liberty evacuation

One construction worker was slightly injured in the fire but did not require hospital treatment, a fire department spokesman says


Europe's tallest skyscraper nears completion Europe's tallest skyscraper nears completion

Drone images show the main tower's impressive silhouette, which was designed to symbolize a flame -- a distinctive feature of Gazprom's logo


Greatest mistake Bhutan can make is to live in isolation Greatest mistake Bhutan can make is to live in isolation

Bhutan has mandated environmental preservation in its Constitution and preserves 60 per cent of its land under forest cover


Bagerhat natural beauty, historical sites draw huge holidaymakers Bagerhat historical sites draw huge holidaymakers

Among the main attractions of the district, there are Sat Gombuj Mosque (Sixty-dome Mosque), Khan Jahan Ali’s mazar, Ajodha Math and the Sundarbans


4 best road trips in South India to explore 4 best road trips in South India to explore

Experience rich heritage and nature with the ultimate road trip down south


Roman-era tombs discovered in Palestinian village Roman-era tombs discovered in Palestinian village

It was discovered during road work in mountainous terrain in the area


Government plans to build eco-park in Hathazari upazila spending Tk 150 crore 
Govt plans to build eco-park in Hathazari upazila

The eco-park and botanical garden will be built in Mondakini Forest Beat area of Hathazari range, according to the ministry ministry concerned


Cornwall hit by 'tourist overcrowding' amid UK heatwave French theme park uses birds to clean up

The town is expecting an extra 50,000 visitors this weekend for the annual Boardmasters festival, with drivers being warned of delays


Eco-park to be developed at Bichhanakandi in Sylhet Eco-park to be developed at Bichhanakandi in Sylhet

The authorities take the decision for enhancing beauty of the tourist spot and conservation of biodiversity


Paris's Eiffel Tower to reopen Friday after strike Paris's Eiffel Tower to reopen Friday after strike

The attraction was closed over a dispute about a new access policy which workers said had caused unacceptably long queues


Air travel: Campaign warns holidaymakers of drink risks

Air travellers warned of drink risks

The travel industry unveiled its One Too Many campaign on social media and displays at 10 UK airports


Belarus extends visa-free travel for tourists to 30 days Belarus extends visa-free travel for tourists to 30 days

Belarus says it is keen to promote itself as a medical tourism venue and for people keen to recuperate and undergo spa procedures at its sanatoriums


How the pearl of Manila is recovering its shine How the pearl of Manila is recovering its shine

After US forces secured the Philippines as a key position against the Japanese, Manila fell and became one of the greatest tragedies of the era


Passenger who refused to gate check her bag delays entire flight Passenger who refused to gate check her bag delays entire flight

A woman delayed a United Airlines flight from Indianapolis to Newark on Monday after refusing to gate check an oversized bag


A bit of the Greek islands in the heart of historic Athens A bit of the Greek islands in the heart of historic Athens

The tranquil neighbourhood was constructed on the northeastern side of the hill leading up to the ancient Acropolis


France restricts access to Mont Blanc amid safety fears France restricts access to Mont Blanc

The temporary restrictions are in place to ensure that climbers have adequate accommodation for an overnight stay


Khan Jahan Ali Airport to be built under PPP Khan Jahan Ali Airport to be built under PPP

The airport will be 25 minutes away from Bagerhat district town and is expected to boost eco-tourism & speed up the activities of Mongla Port


Restore Taj Mahal, or destroy it: India SC tells gov’t Restore Taj Mahal, or destroy it: India SC tells gov’t

The court also notes that the authorities were allowing expansion of industrial units in the vicinity of Taj Mahal which could add to the pollution


Five countries that set world culture Five countries that set world culture

  Global influence is often measured by military, political or economic might, but for some countries,…


Bolivia to build museum at bottom of 'sacred lake' Bolivia to build museum at bottom of 'sacred lake'

The move comes after thousands of priceless artifacts were discovered at the bottom of the abyss


Three YouTube vloggers die in Canada waterfall plunge Three YouTube vloggers die in Canada waterfall plunge

Ryker Gamble, Alexey Lyakh and Megan Scraper were part of High On Life, who post videos of their travel adventures


This island in the Atlantic is home to the world’s most expensive place to live
This island in the Atlantic is home to the world’s most expensive place to live

The coastal capital of Hamilton, Bermuda, has the highest cost of living in the world, according to Numbeo’s mid-year Cost of Living Index


Japanese tourist dies while climbing Uluru in Australia Japanese tourist dies on Uluru climb

The man, 76, collapsed about halfway up the rock on Tuesday and could not be revived


UNESCO marks Colombian national park for conservation UNESCO marks Colombian national park for conservation

Colombia’s largest natural park has rich biodiversity and is a sacred place for indigenous people


Unesco adds eight pre-Islamic Iranian sites to heritage list Unesco adds eight pre-Islamic Iranian sites to heritage list

The sites collectively appear on the worldwide list as the "Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars region (Islamic Republic of Iran)"


7 destinations for a quick getaway during this summer break 7 destinations during this summer break

If you are heading to God’s own land aka Kerala for this summer break then stay on a houseboat while exploring the backwaters of Alappuzha


Chinese navy hospital ship's 11-nation tour includes Vanuatu Chinese navy hospital ship's 11-nation tour includes Vanuatu

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Monday that Australia will negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu


Part of Kuakata sea beach at risk of disappearing Part of Kuakata sea beach at risk of disappearing

The embankment, eco-park and houses, are on the verge of extinction as erosion has taken a serious turn due to monsoon

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