China meets the world, as 200m tourists bring destinations to maximum capacity
The Chinese are joining the queues to enter our favourite tourist places in ever greater numbers. China is finally engaging with the world and, in tourism at least, the effects are phenomenal.

AirAsia to switch medium-haul routes to AirAsia X
AirAsia Group Chief Executive Officer Tony Fernandes has confirmed the firm's AirAsia (AK, Kuala Lumpur Int'l) unit will be switching out select routes to its AirAsia X (D7, Kuala Lumpur Int'l) sister carrier.

10 of the best apps for independent travellers
Looking for holiday inspiration? These free smartphone apps mean you can carry insider travel tips for hundreds of destinations in your pocket

Cambodia plans to build one of world's biggest airports
The Cambodian government has approved plans to build one of the world's largest airports in south-eastern Kandal province, although the key players have yet to work out the details.

Malaysian travel trends a sign of good economy
Over the years, the preferences of Malaysians travelling abroad have grown tremendously — from only aiming to visit Langkawi to now hunting the Northern Lights in Ireland.

Move to Stronsay, the Scottish island that's open to all
Stronsay, known for its cliffs, sea caves and sandy beaches, is seeking support for its campaign from Visit Orkney and Visit Scotland and hopes it will be able to double tourist numbers over the next three to five years.

Copenhagen among quickest-growing tourism destinations in Europe
Copenhagen has been ranked among the quickest-growing tourism destinations in Europe by the Global Destination Cities Index, published annually by Mastercard.

Malaysia is a safe tourist destination
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun has given assurance that Malaysia is a safe tourist destination.

The world's most fashionable restaurants
Gucci opened its first restaurant, the Gucci Osteria in Florence. Here, in its honour, we list the rest of the best restaurants the fashion world has to offer and what to eat when you visit them.

Hot new hotels to check into
From ultraluxe mountain lodges in Bhutan to far-flung island hideaways in the Seychelles, there's something for all styles of discerning travelers when choosing a place to stay.