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Meet Amabie: the pandemic-defeating monster bringing hope to Japan

10/04/2020 • 09:00 Travel The Guardian  

Japanese Twitter is alive with images of a duck-billed mermaid yōkai from Edo-era folklore with the supposed power to see off the coronavirus  As …

Coronavirus: Virgin Atlantic will temporarily operate cargo-only services

10/04/2020 • 08:09 Travel The Independent  

The airline will be carrying cargo in the cabin instead of …

'It will be epic': British Airways releases optimistic message to Britain as flights dwindle

10/04/2020 • 07:21 Travel The Independent  

Exclusive: The airline is currently operating at just 5 per cent of its normal …

Abta boss: 'We will take action against members who refuse cash refunds'

10/04/2020 • 06:14 Travel The Independent  

'We absolutely reject the fact that firms should be denying their obligations under these rules,' said Abta chief executive Mark …

The world's most Instagrammable hotel voted as Nizuc Resort & Spa in Cancun, Mexico

9/04/2020 • 16:54 Travel Daily Mail  

The accolade was bestowed upon the resort by Luxury Travel Advisor after over 400,000 votes were cast by its readers around the world during six …

Airbnb has launched a series of coronavirus crisis lockdown-friendly Zoom-hosted online experiences

9/04/2020 • 15:13 Travel Daily Mail  

The home rental site is offering 50 virtual experiences from around the world, staring from £1, as a 'new way for people to connect, travel virtually …

How to recreate your Easter holidays at home

9/04/2020 • 15:05 Travel The Independent  

You might not be able to leave home, but it doesn't mean you can't explore the …

'Oscar Seppeltsfield' in Australia's Barossa region set to become 'the Sydney Opera House' of hotels

9/04/2020 • 12:54 Travel Daily Mail  

Rising in jaw-dropping fashion out of the picture-perfect Seppeltsfield vineyard in Australia's Barossa region, this 12-storey building will be a …

20 Pledges: My last flight-free trip before coronavirus lockdown was a train to nowhere

9/04/2020 • 12:42 Travel The Independent  

We'll all have to learn to become armchair travellers in this strange new …

Bear prosciutto and cave castles - welcome to Slovenia

9/04/2020 • 11:01 Travel Daily Mail  

Tamara Hinson discovers government secrets at Slovenia's Hotel Jama, explores the spectacular Postojna Cave, dines on a plate of bear meat and admires …

Travel agents breaking the law by refusing to refund holidaymakers, says Which?

8/04/2020 • 15:36 Travel The Independent  

Some companies are only offering credit vouchers for cancelled …

Etihad to trial airport devices that may be able to identify passengers with coronavirus

8/04/2020 • 14:31 Travel Daily Mail  

Etihad has partnered with Australian company Elenium Automation to test the new technology, which will be trialled at the end of April and throughout …

Cruise line sued by passengers for 'concealing' coronavirus infections onboard

8/04/2020 • 13:51 Travel The Independent  

'This callous disregard for the safety and well-being of its passengers must be answered for,' says …

How to visit Venice without leaving home

8/04/2020 • 13:42 Travel The Independent  

Armchair Travel: Experience the Italian city where you …

Coronavirus: Venice postpones tourist tax amid Covid-19 pandemic

8/04/2020 • 12:29 Travel The Independent  

An entry fee of up to €10 was due to be introduced from 1 July …

Pictured: Bouvet Island, the world's most remote island

8/04/2020 • 12:03 Travel Daily Mail  

Bouvet Island is a 19-square-mile chunk of rock and ice that lies 1,600 miles from the nearest permanently inhabited land - South Africa. And 93 per …

Coronavirus: Tourists sued by island for holidaying there instead of self isolating

8/04/2020 • 11:58 Travel The Independent  

The mother and daughter later tested positive for …

Machu Picchu and Grand Canyon tie as top travel icon

8/04/2020 • 09:30 Travel The Independent  

Exclusive: in an earlier round, New York took on Paris in a knife-edge battle between the Statue of Liberty (51%) and the Eiffel Tower …

Coronavirus: 100 American Airlines flight attendants have Covid-19, says union

8/04/2020 • 08:01 Travel The Independent  

Cabin crew to be provided with Personal Protective Equipment from now …

Coronavirus: Tui forced to cancel all beach holidays until mid-May and cruises until June

8/04/2020 • 06:54 Travel The Independent  

'We want to travel again as soon as we possibly can,' said the holiday …