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Beijing's Forbidden City in historic light show By AFP | Last Updated: 20th February, 2019, 02:10

Hundreds of red lanterns were hung along the vast ramparts that enclose the ancient seat of Chinese imperial power in the heart of the capital

Beijing's Forbidden City in historic light show

Disneyland Paris' first official Pride event Disneyland Paris' first official Pride event

Mickey Mouse and his friends will be hosting the jam-packed special event at Walt Disney Studios Park on Saturday 1st June


Legoland reveals new ride's opening date Legoland reveals new ride's opening date

Legoland Windsor Resort is giving families the perfect excuse to start planning fun breaks for 2019 with a huge sale on its annual passes


Incredible flat pack treehouse Incredible flat pack treehouse

Forget struggling to put up a flimsy tent - now you can get an entire flatpack treehouse to set up anywhere in the world


12 best national parks in USA 12 best national parks in USA

Volcanoes, mountains, forests, lakes and even glaciers make up the vast landscape of Yellowstone


Disney Cruise Line reveals first sneak peek of ships Disney Cruise Line reveals first sneak peek of ships

The cruise line unveiled an artist's impression of the design for the sleek additions, which include bright red funnels painted with Mickey Mouse


Biometric technology: where you don't need a passport Biometric technology: where you don't need a passport

New check-in process launches where you don't need a passport or boarding pass


Biking across continents Biking across continents

Polish biker Maja Sontag, presently in India, talks about exploring the globe on her own terms.


10 scenic tourist places In Darjeeling 10 scenic tourist places In Darjeeling

One of the most popular hill stations in India – Darjeeling is a perfect collage of snowy and mighty Himalayan ranges


10 incredible buildings in Rio de Janeiro 10 incredible buildings in Rio de Janeiro

10 incredible buildings in Rio de Janeiro as it's named Capital of Architecture


Best places to see the cherry blossoms in Japan Best places to see the cherry blossoms in Japan

Spring time in Japan marks the arrival of Sakura season, when the nation's landscapes transform into a sea of pink as the cherry blossoms bloom


Make a romantic trip on valentine's day Make a romantic trip on valentine's day

The places listed here comprise some of the region's most magical spots for traveling couples.


Indo-Bangla cruise for tourists to begin in March: Tipu Indo-Bangla tourist cruise to begin in March

The Indian high commissioner said at first a tourist delegation of India would visit the Sundarbans in Bangladesh by river cruise


Kazi Asma traveled 100 countries in nine years “Bengali girls buy sari but I buy tickets”

I think travelling is an investment and knowledge by which you can learn everything even you can learn more by travelling than reading, Asma says


Passengers stuck on United flight in frigid cold for more than 14 hours

Passengers stuck on flight in frigid cold for over 14 hours

Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey, to Hong Kong were left stuck on the ground in frigid weather


Seven-colour tea a hot attraction in Bangladesh Seven-colour tea a hot attraction in Bangladesh

A tea vendor, Romesh Ram Gour developed the technique of layering different coloured layers of tea in glass


Beijing's new airport to handle 72 mln passengers annually by 2025

Beijing's new airport to handle 72 mln passengers annually by 2025

Beijing Daxing International Airport, set to start operation this year, is designed to become "a large international aviation hub


Your travel guide for the Year 2019 Your travel guide for the Year 2019

Travelling also makes people excellent storytellers which is what makes the journey even more special


Milestone of travelling 100 countries Milestone of travelling 100 countries

I’m glad that my parents finally understood my struggles after a couple years of my random solo traveling


Venice to charge tourist entry fee for short stays Venice to charge tourist entry fee

Venetians have long complained that mass tourism is swamping the city, adored for its picturesque canals


3 Andaman and Nicobar Islands  renamed during PM's visit this Sunday 3 Andaman and Nicobar Islands renamed

The new names will be formally announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Port Blair on December 30


Safari Holidays offers discount to mark Happy New Year Safari Holidays offers discount to mark Happy New Year

The special packages on the occasion of Valentine’s Day, Independence Day and International Mother Language Day are also available


National election set to take its toll on Cox's Bazar tourism National election set to take its toll on Cox's Bazar tourism

Though it is the peak tourism season, the businessmen are worried that the tourists will stay away from Cox’s Bazar days before and after the election


Taj Mahal entry fee hiked Taj Mahal entry fee hiked

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) introduced the new ticketing system for Taj Mahal on Monday


Panam Nagar losing fight against time  Panam Nagar losing fight against time

In 2006, the World Monument Fund listed it as one of the world's 100 most devastating historical establishments


Brexit: No visa but Britons will pay €7 to travel to EU countries UK travellers to pay €7 to visit EU after Brexit

The European Commission has confirmed that while UK travellers will not need a visa, they will need to apply for and buy another document


Andamans: US man's death puts spotlight on 'tribal tourism' Death puts spotlight on 'tribal tourism'

The indigenous islanders of North Sentinel, among the last of the "uncontacted" tribes in the world, killed 27-year-old John Allen Chau


World's first underwater villa opens in Maldives World's first underwater villa opens in Maldives

The two-story villa is located around 16 feet below the Indian Ocean, and has been named 'Muraka'


Authorities plan 3-month ban on tourism in Sundarbans Authorities plan 3-month ban on tourism in Sundarbans

Besides, the movement of hundreds of vessels every day has become a threat to free movement of tigers


The small town beauty of Switzerland The small town beauty of Switzerland

The scenic Swiss Alps and arresting landscapes have paved their way into countless Bollywood movies, and into the bucket lists of so many more Indians


7 of the healthiest cities to live in across the world 7 of the healthiest cities to live in across the world

There is no doubt that urbanisation has taken a heavy toll on city dwellers’ health


Bangladesh Lonely Planet’s 7th best value destination Bangladesh Lonely Planet’s 7th best value destination

Lonely Planet is the world’s largest travel guidebook publisher, and their guidebooks are usually aimed at backpackers


World's longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens China opens longest sea-crossing bridge

The bridge has cost about $20bn (£15.3bn) and seen several delays


Melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries Melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries

The glacier has lost 60 percent of its mass and shrunk 250 meters (820 feet) since 1982


MPs sign up for £2m of free overseas trips MPs sign up for £2m of free overseas trips

A total of 810 visits have been recorded by 340 MPs in the years either side of the 2017 general election


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

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


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

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