Japan travel agency faces 20,000 cancellations from Chinese package tourists

Tokyo (CNN) — The phone lines at Kamome, a Tokyo-based travel agency that specializes in tours for Chinese travelers, haven't stopped buzzing for the...

5 dishes every Hanoi visitor needs to try

Hanoi (CNN) — When former President Barack Obama traveled to Hanoi in 2016, he famously joined the late Anthony Bourdain for a meal of...

Tohoku: A Japan destination for all seasons

Editor's Note — CNN Travel's series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over...

First person outside of mainland China dies of Wuhan virus

Philippines health officials announced Sunday that a 44-year-old Chinese man had died the day before from coronavirus after flying into the country from Wuhan,...

Wakayama rafting: It’s on logs — and standing up!

(CNN) — Think sitting in an inflated raft while rushing down white-water rapids is hardcore? You haven't tried the wildest rafting experience in...

China’s Xi warns of grave situation as coronavirus death toll continues to rise

Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Getty ImagesThe United States’ top infectious disease doctor wants a team of disease detectives from the US Centers for Disease Control...

The Philippines is particularly vulnerable to any Middle Eastern conflict. Here’s why

That's because hundreds of thousands of Filipinos work abroad in the Middle East and send billions of dollars home annually in the form of...

Towering ice palaces at China’s Harbin Ice Festival

The Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in China held its opening ceremony on Sunday...

Closed McDonald’s gets tongue-in-cheek sendoff from rival Burger King

Tokyo (CNN) — As a McDonald's in Tokyo's Akihabara neighborhood closed down after 22 years in business and posted a thank-you poster outside its...

Hoshinoya Tokyo: Japan’s most luxurious urban ryokan

(CNN) — With just over a year till Tokyo hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics, now's the time for travelers planning to take in the...

800,000-year-old meteorite mystery may be solved

A meteorite is a an object from space that survives a trip through the atmosphere and falls on the Earth's surface. The meteorite that...

30 of Vietnam’s most beautiful places

(CNN) — Thanks in part to its serpentine shape and lengthy coastline, Vietnam is home to wildly diverse landscapes. As you travel around the...

Wuhan virus is not yet a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

"Make no mistake. This is an emergency in China, but it has not yet become a global health emergency," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

Preserving Macao’s bamboo tradition through sculptural works

Written by Stella Ko, CNNMacaoMany of Asia's biggest cities owe their skylines to long bamboo poles that allow construction workers to climb to great...

Tokyo Marathon restricted to elite athletes over coronavirus fears

Scheduled to take place on March 1, it is one of the biggest marathon events in the world. Over 37,000 people took to the...

‘Change can be hard’: OYO CEO confirms layoffs

"One of the implications of the new strategic objectives for 2020, is that ... we will reorganize more teams across businesses and functions," OYO...

Chinese destroyer fires laser at US jet, US Navy says

The People's Republic of China "navy destroyer's actions were unsafe and unprofessional," US Pacific Fleet said in a statement Thursday."Weapons-grade lasers could potentially cause...

The story behind Vietnam’s ‘Crazy House’

(CNN) — Wild, weird, wonderful... there are many ways to describe the Crazy House (also known as Hang Nga Guesthouse) in Dalat, a relaxed...