AJ Impact

Carnival Glory cruise ship crashes into Carnival Legend

One person was lightly injured while evacuating a dining room on the massive ship named Carnival Glory, says company.

Carnival Glory cruise ship crashes into Carnival Legend

Volcano

New Zealand begins body recovery mission after volcanic eruption

An eight-person team will wear protective clothing and breathing apparatuses during the search-and-recovery mission.

New Zealand begins body recovery mission after volcanic eruption

Asia Pacific

Bali: The tropical Indonesian island that is running out of water

Indonesia's fabled island is running out of water, with monsoon rains delayed and the tourist industry expanding.

Bali: The tropical Indonesian island that is running out of water

Tunisia

In desert dunes, electro fans rave about Tunisia tourism

Desert music festival enjoys boisterous revival after three-year silence ushered in by deadly attacks.

In desert dunes, electro fans rave about Tunisia tourism

AJ IMPACT

Habbaniyah, Iraq: From celebrity haunt to safe haven among ruins

Once an elite holiday destination, then a refuge for those displaced by ISIL, the resort town is trying to rebuild.

Habbaniyah, Iraq: From celebrity haunt to safe haven among ruins

Jordan

Tourists attacked by knife-wielding man in Jordan

Police arrest man suspected of stabbing rampage against tourists in ancient city of Jerash known for its Roman ruins.

Tourists attacked by knife-wielding man in Jordan

AJ IMPACT

SoftBank's billion-dollar Indian startup is under investigation

Hospitality chain Oyo is being probed for allegedly stifling competition.

SoftBank's billion-dollar Indian startup is under investigation

Australia

Blood and water: Australia's Budj Bim gets global recognition

Budj Bim is the first site in Australia recognised specifically for its cultural significance to the Indigenous people.

Blood and water: Australia's Budj Bim gets global recognition

Indigenous rights

'Not a theme park': Tourists rush to beat Uluru climbing ban

Climbing ban is recognition of spiritual significance to indigenous people of monumental rock in heart of Australia.

'Not a theme park': Tourists rush to beat Uluru climbing ban

Environment

Bhutan, Morocco and Aruba listed among top destinations for 2020

Lonely Planet unveils top 10 best destinations and sustainable travel experiences for 2020.

Bhutan, Morocco and Aruba listed among top destinations for 2020

AJ Impact

Land spat threatens Kenya's wildlife conservation in Maasai Mara

Kenya's successful conservation model - which has protected wildlife for decades - may be on the verge of crumbling.

Land spat threatens Kenya's wildlife conservation in Maasai Mara

People & Power

Europe's Tourism Overload

Is mass tourism causing irreparable damage to some of Europe's most beautiful locations?

Tourism

Saudi Arabia welcomes 24,000 tourists in 10 days

Until recently, kingdom only issued visas to Muslim pilgrims, foreign workers and sports spectators.

Saudi Arabia welcomes 24,000 tourists in 10 days

Tourism

Hot air balloons ride over Turkey's iconic Cappadocia

Cappadocia, preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is famous for its chimney rocks and hot air balloon trips.

Hot air balloons ride over Turkey's iconic Cappadocia

AJ Impact

Heartbreak hotel: Is SoftBank's Oyo hurting Indian hoteliers?

Indian hotel operators who have partnered with SoftBank-backed hospitality giant Oyo complain of unfair fee increases.

Heartbreak hotel: Is SoftBank's Oyo hurting Indian hoteliers?