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I flew economy class on Kenya Airways' flagship 787 Dreamliner to see if 'the Pride of Africa' stacks up to the world's top airlines

I FLEW ECONOMY CLASS ON KENYA AIRWAYS' FLAGSHIP 787 DREAMLINER TO SEE IF 'THE PRIDE OF AFRICA' STACKS UP TO THE WORLD'S TOP AIRLINES

Nicknamed "the Pride of Africa," Kenya Airways is the flag carrier of Kenya and a member of SkyTeam Alliance, operating in 53 cities...

Filmmaker Spotlight: Kai Yu Wu

FILMMAKER SPOTLIGHT: KAI YU WU

The X1 Asian American Film & TV destination will feature “ The One That Got Away ,” written and directed by Kai Yu Wu. You can find...

 
 
 
Editor's Picks: Lunar New Year Movies

EDITOR'S PICKS: LUNAR NEW YEAR MOVIES

Guest blog by Asian American Film & TV curator, Anderson Le Have you checked out the extensive collection of Lunar New Year films on...

US stocks set to follow Asia markets lower after report that US-China trade talks are 'like pulling teeth'

US STOCKS SET TO FOLLOW ASIA MARKETS LOWER AFTER REPORT THAT US-CHINA TRADE TALKS ARE 'LIKE PULLING TEETH'

US futures are pointing down after pessimism about the the trade war hit Asian shares Friday and weak retail sales figures in the US. Weak...

 
 
 
North American airlines posts fastest demand growth since 2011 last year

NORTH AMERICAN AIRLINES POSTS FASTEST DEMAND GROWTH SINCE 2011 LAST YEAR

The International Air Transport Association announced global passenger traffic results for 2018. As per IATA data, North American airlines...

Malaysia stepping up efforts to make up for decline in arrivals from Singapore last year

MALAYSIA STEPPING UP EFFORTS TO MAKE UP FOR DECLINE IN ARRIVALS FROM SINGAPORE LAST YEAR

After arrivals from Singapore went down last year, Malaysia's inbound players are stepping up on efforts to change the situation. During...

 
 
 
Traveling the world for a year showed me real life doesn't always live up to the hype. These are the most disappointing places I've been

TRAVELING THE WORLD FOR A YEAR SHOWED ME REAL LIFE DOESN'T ALWAYS LIVE UP TO THE HYPE. THESE ARE THE MOST DISAPPOINTING PLACES I'VE BEEN

Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider In March I left New York to travel around the world as Business Insider's international correspondent....

South-east Asia recommended technology to promote tourism offerings of the region

SOUTH-EAST ASIA RECOMMENDED TECHNOLOGY TO PROMOTE TOURISM OFFERINGS OF THE REGION

South-east Asia is requested to jointly welcome technology to showcase the diverse cultural heritage of the region and boost up tourism...

 
 
 
Buddhist tourism has a strong growth potential in South-east Asia

BUDDHIST TOURISM HAS A STRONG GROWTH POTENTIAL IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA

Buddhist tourism has a robust growth potential in South-east Asia, but more needs to be done for development of this sector. Home to...

It isn't just apps. China's cinemas broke records during Lunar New Year

IT ISN'T JUST APPS. CHINA'S CINEMAS BROKE RECORDS DURING LUNAR NEW YEAR

China celebrated Lunar New Year last week as hundreds of millions of people travelled to their hometowns. While many had longed to...

 
 
 
Cycling in Taiwan: 7 Days of Biking, One Incredible Trip!

CYCLING IN TAIWAN: 7 DAYS OF BIKING, ONE INCREDIBLE TRIP!

Think you could bike 600+ miles around the coast of Taiwan? Owen, one of the winners of our Taiwan Fly N' Bike contest, had the chance...

An Unexpected Adventure: Biking in Taiwan

AN UNEXPECTED ADVENTURE: BIKING IN TAIWAN

Just a few months ago, in the most unexpected way, I won a trip to cycle around Taiwan for a week. At first I thought it was a prank,...

 
 
 
14 Turkish Recipes To Experience The Country's Diverse Cuisine

14 TURKISH RECIPES TO EXPERIENCE THE COUNTRY'S DIVERSE CUISINE

Food Pilaf, kaymak, crisp-edged flatbreads, and the world's best grilled cheese sandwich Turkey is a vast and diverse country, where...

BeliMobilGue raises $10M for its used-car sales platform in Indonesia

BELIMOBILGUE RAISES $10M FOR ITS USED-CAR SALES PLATFORM IN INDONESIA

BeliMobilGue , a used car sales platform in Indonesia, has fueled up with a $10 million Series round for the race to dominate the automotive...

 
 
 
Heathrow records its 27th consecutive month of growth in Jan 19′

HEATHROW RECORDS ITS 27TH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF GROWTH IN JAN 19′

Recording its 27 th consecutive month of growth, about 5.9 million passengers travelled through Heathrow in January. It was an increase...

PATA Gold Awards 2019 open for submissions

PATA GOLD AWARDS 2019 OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

Tourism industry organisations and individuals making outstanding contributions towards the successful promotion of the travel industry...

 
 
 
Macau casino shares go up during China Lunar New Year holiday

MACAU CASINO SHARES GO UP DURING CHINA LUNAR NEW YEAR HOLIDAY

Macau casino shares soared after China's Lunar New Year holiday witnessed tourism growth double to the world's biggest gaming hub. The...

E-commerce startup Zilingo raises $226M to digitize Asia's fashion supply chain

E-COMMERCE STARTUP ZILINGO RAISES $226M TO DIGITIZE ASIA'S FASHION SUPPLY CHAIN

If you're looking for the next unicorn in Southeast Asia, Zilingo might just be it. The 3.5-year-old e-commerce company announced today...

 
 
 
Asia Fashion Collection Just Held its 6th Annual NYFW Runway Show

ASIA FASHION COLLECTION JUST HELD ITS 6TH ANNUAL NYFW RUNWAY SHOW

Asia Fashion Collection Made Its 6Th Annual NYFW Runway Show The purpose of the Asia Fashion Collection is to discover and nurture...

Philippine Airlines plans to comeback in Asian aviation industry

PHILIPPINE AIRLINES PLANS TO COMEBACK IN ASIAN AVIATION INDUSTRY

Philippine Airlines , the first established airline in the region has experienced the ups and downs in its 78-year history. It now...