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Watch: Tokyo’s Tuna King Reigns at Tsukiji Fish Market

Tokyo’s <b>Tsukiji Market</b> is home to hundreds of fishmongers, and the king among them is Yukitaka Yamaguchi. For 35 years now, Yamaguchi has been buildling the brand of Yamayuki Group — the seafood purveying company that Yamaguchi started with his father that provides fish for over 1,000 restaurants …

Japan

Mark Zuckerberg Played Parliament for Fools and They're Pissed

For a moment, Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before members of the European Parliament looked like it was going to be a very bad day for the Facebook …

Privacy

Best places to visit in Europe 2018, according to Lonely Planet

European Travel

Security footage shows tourist being kidnapped at Thai airport

This is the shocking moment a tourist is brazenly kidnapped inside an airport moments after stepping off a flight.<p>Jincai Chen, 39, landed at …

Asia

Hello Kitty fans, here’s your first look at the Hello Kitty Shinkansen

#POP CULTURE<p>By <b>Travel Wire Asia</b> | 22 May, 2018 |<p><b>WE CAN HEAR fans from all over the globe collectively shriek with glee as the first images of the</b> …

Trains

Touring Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

The tiny town of Tanah Rata is the usual base for budget travelers wishing to explore Malaysia's beautiful Cameron Highlands. With temperatures that …

Plantations

Huawei is the most respected brand in China, while Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent fail to make the top 10

Huawei has been ranked the most reputable corporate local brand in China, while companies from the United States dominate the rankings for foreign …

China

RANKED: The 29 richest countries in the world

Twice a year the IMF releases a huge dump of data about the economic power of the world's nations, with gross domestic product (GDP) per capita a key statistic. The IMF ranks the world's countries according to their GDP based on purchasing power parity (PPP) per capita.<p>The PPP takes into account …

Hong Kong

How Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's relaxed-looking wedding pictures compare to Kate and Wills' seven years before

Taken seven years apart, these official photographs suggest that Harry and Meghan's wedding may have been a more informal affair than the groom's …

Family

A viral photo has Jet Li fans worried about his health. The actor’s manager responds.

The man in the photo looked both familiar and foreign. The media would describe the bespectacled face, crows feet prominently framing the eyes under the glaring sun, as “frail” and “unrecognizable.” One headline pondered, “is this the same Jet Li we all know.”<p>A picture allegedly of the martial …

China

These Are the World’s Cheapest Airlines by Distance

Which are the cheapest airlines of them all?<p>The 2018 Global Flight Price Ranking, produced by travel planning website Rome2rio, considered economy …

Airasia

Icelandic Adventures: Once In A Lifetime Trip To The Land Of Gods, Trolls And Elves

My dream came true when we bought the tickets to Iceland. I was very excited about the journey and hoping that apart from admiring the beauties of …

European Travel

These State Parks Have All the Beauty of National Parks — and None of the Crowds

From Hawaiian waterfalls to Florida beaches to a real life fern gully, put these gorgeous preserves on your must-visit list.<p>Every year from Maine to …

National Parks

Photo Guide to Bruges, Belgium

Lake of Love<p>Bruges was an important commercial center of medieval Europe, and its history dates back almost 2000 years. Visiting Bruges is like …

European Travel

A seasoned traveler shares 6 things she never does at the airport

1/<p>1. Buy food at airport vendors<p>Sorbis/Shutterstock<p>Instead of buying food from expensive airport vendors, I pack a supermarket sandwich and healthy …

Flying

Fear and Loathing in Taipei: A Nightlife Guide to Taiwan’s Capital City

Taipei might not have a ton of bars, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of good places to quench your thirst.<p>If you go by the stats, Taipei …

Visiting the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy

One of Florence's top attractions and most photographed landmarks, the Ponte Vecchio, or <i>Old Bridge</i>, is Florence's most famous bridge. The Ponte …

Italy

The Movement to Break Up Facebook Has Begun

Privacy and anti-monopoly advocacy groups launched the Freedom from Facebook campaign on Monday, demanding that the Federal Trade Commission force …

Social Media

Alibaba’s newest initiative aims to make Hong Kong a global AI hub

Alibaba is teaming up with SenseTime, the world’s highest-valued AI startup, to launch a not-for-profit artificial intelligence lab in Hong Kong in a bid to make the city a global hub for artificial intelligence.<p>Alibaba, which is SenseTime’s largest single investor thanks to a recent $600 million …

Hong Kong

The Clock Is Ticking On Starwood’s 35% Off Points Sale

For a bit over a month now, Starwood has been offering a 35% discount on purchased Starpoints, when you buy at least 5,000 points in one transaction. …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Meghan and Harry's official wedding photos just dropped and OMG they're stunning

If you were feeling a little sad this morning that the royal wedding excitement had come to a close. Well, don't worry.<p>Because Harry and Meghan just …

Royal Weddings

Introducing the New Fortune 500 List

The 64th annual Fortune 500 list is out this morning, <b>and you can find it here</b>. With $12.8 trillion in revenue–2/3rds of U.S. GDP–and 28.2 million …

Ulta Beauty

Celebrity influencers to world leaders: 'We put you on notice'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Oprah Winfrey, Madeleine Albright and Reese Witherspoon are among 140 activists, actors, business leaders and philanthropists to sign an open letter to world leaders demanding that they take action to close the gender gap and combat poverty.<p>"We're putting you on notice," the letter reads. …

African Union

YI’s 1080p Compact Dash Cam returns to all-time low at $28 shipped (Reg. $40)

YI Technology via Amazon offers its Compact 1080p Dash Cam for <b>$27.99 shipped</b> when code <b>DASH4DAD</b> has been applied at checkout. Normally selling for $40, that’s good for a $12 discount and matches our previous mention for the all-time low. Rated 3.7/5 stars.<p>YI Compact 1080p Dash Cam features:<p>Full HD …

Dashcam

15 biggest cruise ships in the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Symphony of the Seas, an 18-deck cruise ship measuring longer than a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, sailed out of port for the very first time this April, it smashed yet another size record in the cruise industry.<p>But the current largest passenger ship in the world is hardly one of a …

Royal Caribbean

Tourists are flooding to Portugal for the food and wine

At 7 years old, Portuguese-American chef George Mendes forsook his parents for the pleasures of sardines, and never looked back.<p>“They were being …

European Travel

15 Cute Passport Holders to Make Your Travels Ultra-Organized

Have you ever gotten to the airport ready to board an international flight only to realize that you entirely forgot to pack your passport? No matter …

Flying

Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou receives Boston University honorary degree

Famed Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou on Sunday was greeted with cheers and applause of an enthusiastic crowd after he received an honorary Doctor of …

China

Commentary: Can weak rupiah help boost exports?

As expected, Bank Indonesia (BI) decided to raise its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 4.5 percent during the central bank’s Board of …

Economy

Scoot SWOT: ambitious expansion plan presents opportunities, threats

Become a CAPA Member to access Analysis Reports<p>This CAPA Premium Analysis Report is 3,919 words.<p>Our Analysis Reports are only available to CAPA …

Travel Industry