Chicago is more popular with tourists than ever

By Nikki Ekstein Bloomberg CHICAGO, described by President Trump and others as a hellish, dystopian crime scene akin to a “war-torn nation” and “worse than Afghanistan”...

The Chicago Cheat Sheet

WHERE TO STAY • The Viceroy: A mix of Art Deco and mid-century flourishes -- with plenty of brass embellishment -- feels at home in...

Bangkok remains top global tourist destination

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter SINGAPORE -- Asian cities -- led by Bangkok -- remain the destinations of choice of global tourists this year,...

Beatles fans, start planning your pilgrimage to India now

By Patrick Scott, Bloomberg PAUL SALTZMAN was stoned — not on drugs, but on inner peace — as he sat cross-legged in an ashram bungalow...

Tapping into its ‘race-cation’ potential

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Reporter BLESSED with an ideal beach and well-manicured landscape, Hamilo Coast in Nasugbu, Batangas is a “paradise” for people looking to...

Conquering Fuji-san

By Lourdes O. Pilar, Researcher I HAD to hit the half century mark before I dared scale Mt. Fuji and fully realize what this Japanese...

Morocco tourists make tracks on 007’s ‘Desert Express’

BOUARFA, Morocco – Edouard Kunz knows timekeeping is important but the former Swiss watch precision mechanic admits that James Bond’s Oriental Desert Express in...

Packed with tourists, Ibiza struggles to house locals

IBIZA TOWN, Spain – Gabriel Alberto Andrade has lived in a van for a year, unable to pay for a home in Spain’s Ibiza...

Walking through history

Text and photos by Zsarlene B. Chua Reporter MANILA, the Philippine capital, might have been left behind by other burgeoning cities in the metropolitan area but...

Romblon’s attractions

LONG-KNOWN as the “Marble Capital of the Philippines,” the island-province of Romblon is now one of the country’s emerging tourist destinations. The island province is...

Paris revels in tourism surge, but cautious after Barcelona

PARIS – Paris is on track to welcome more tourists this year than ever before after a bumper first half, a senior official said,...

PATA’s travel forum scheduled in September

THE Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Philippines Chapter will hold the fourth edition of its annual Pinoy Chikka Travel Forum on Sept. 19, 1...
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