Add this to your bucket list: Bangkok to get world’s sixth highest observation tower

Thailand, a favourite destination of Indians, is set to get another tourist attraction. Set to measure 459 meters high, an observation tower will stand on the banks of the Chao Phraya River and rank as sixth tallest in the world. With a price tag of USD$138 million, it’s hoped the Bangkok Observation […]

Metallica’s ‘WorldWired’ Tour Leads Latest Hot Tours Tally

Jeff Yeager/Metallica/Getty Images James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo of Metallica perform at Hipodromo de Los Andes on Nov. 1, 2016 in Bogota, Colombia. Metallica tops the most recent tally of Hot Tours (see list below) based on box office counts reported by Live Nation, promoter of the heavy […]

About 300 mainland Chinese tours to Hong Kong may be cancelled or postponed amid flu fears

About 300 tours to Hong Kong comprising more than 10,000 visitors may be cancelled or postponed amid worries about the city’s summer flu outbreak that has so far killed more than 300 people. The Hong Kong Tourism Association, which represents travel agencies, said mainland companies were asking to cancel the […]

What Kate Middleton and Prince William Avoid on Royal Tours

ecause the British royals can seem almost impossibly perfect—no strand of hair or piece of fabric out of place—it can be hard sometimes to imagine them dealing with any sort of actual earthly concern. Does Kate Middleton ever get a headache? Does Prince Harry ever accidentally spill ketchup on his shirt? They must, though how […]

State Department Confirms Plan To Ban U.S. Citizens From Visiting North Korea

The U.S. government will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea, citing safety and security concerns. The State Department confirmed the new restriction on Friday, after Young Pioneer Tours, which organized Otto Warmbier’s fateful visit to North Korea, announced the pending move. Warmbier’s trip to the pariah nation ended […]