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Factbox-Europe’s travel disruption stretches into autumn By Reuters
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Factbox-Europe’s travel disruption stretches into autumn By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Planes of German air carrier Lufthansa are parked as Lufthansa pilots start a strike over a wage dispute, at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, September 2, 2022. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo (Reuters) – Strikes and staff shortages forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights to avoid hours-long queues at major airports in...

Izmir: Turkey’s historic capital of cool is back on the rise
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Izmir: Turkey’s historic capital of cool is back on the rise

Editor’s Note — This CNN Travel series is, or was, sponsored by the country it highlights. CNN retains full editorial control over subject matter, reporting and frequency of the articles and videos within the sponsorship, in compliance with our policy. (CNN) — At first glance Izmir looks very much like any other modern Turkish metropolis,...

Amid global turmoil, superyachts are selling more than ever. Here’s why
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Amid global turmoil, superyachts are selling more than ever. Here’s why

Monaco (CNN) — The world is in turmoil. The specter of global conflict lurks on the horizon. Energy prices are putting the squeeze on millions. Covid lingers. But in Monaco, at the yachting world’s most glamorous event, it’s business as usual. This week, superyachts with a combined value of somewhere near $3.8 billion gathered together...

Hong Kong is opening up to tourism — but is it too late?
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Hong Kong is opening up to tourism — but is it too late?

(CNN) — Market vendor Mr. Chan gestures around what used to be one of Hong Kong’s busiest streets. “There are no tourists now, whatsoever,” he says. Mr. Chan sells silver earrings, necklaces and scarves on Tung Choi Street in Kowloon, which is famous for its robust night market. The past three years have been harsh...

The ‘tombstone village’ built by Korean refugees on a Japanese cemetery
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The ‘tombstone village’ built by Korean refugees on a Japanese cemetery

Editor’s Note — Monthly Ticket is a CNN Travel series that spotlights some of the most fascinating topics in the travel world. In October, we shift our focus to the offbeat, highlighting everything from (allegedly) haunted spaces to abandoned places. Busan, South Korea (CNN) — At first glance, Ami-dong seems like an ordinary village within...

The couple who spent their honeymoon riding an African iron ore train
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The couple who spent their honeymoon riding an African iron ore train

(CNN) — When planning a honeymoon, many couples go for obvious destinations like Paris, the city of love, or the Maldives, with its stunning azure waters. Few, unlike Croatian newlyweds Kristijan and Andrea Ilicic, opt for a freight train carrying wagons of dirty iron ore across the baking hot deserts of Mauritania in northwest Africa....

Anti-Asian hate crimes are scaring Chinese travelers away from the US
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Anti-Asian hate crimes are scaring Chinese travelers away from the US

Editor’s Note — A version of this story appears in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong (CNN) — Cannon Yu lives in Shantou, Guangdong province. In the past, her sales job at...

The new railway network will reduce travel time between Oman and the UAE to 47 minutes
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The new railway network will reduce travel time between Oman and the UAE to 47 minutes

A $3 billion joint venture company, Oman-Etihad Rail Company, will be established by the sultanate’s national developer, Oman Rail, and UAE rail network developer Etihad Rail to design, develop, and run a railway network connecting Sohar Port to the UAE national rail network. In accordance with this agreement, Oman-Etihad Rail shall establish the project’s structure...