Shoppers walk along a street in a shopping district of Seoul on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
Taj Mahal, built as a monument to a woman who died in childbirth, is set to get a baby feeding room in a first for India where conservative attitudes toward public breastfeeding mean nursing mothers are often shamed and told to cover up.
Space tourism does not pose a significant threat to the environment, former NASA astronaut Mary Ellen Weber said here, stressing that the US space agency is already working on more environmentally friendly propulsion systems.
Dubai’s economy continues to experience sustained growth from the contribution of business tourism, thereby driving the nation’s economic diversification agenda prioritised in the UAE Centennial 2071 strategy.
Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has recently joined forces with two more leading names in the hospitality industry to help boost the skills supply to the UAE tourism sector as Dubai prepares to attract 25 million visitors by 2025.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3%, Japan's Nikkei returned from a two-day holiday to slip 0.4%. Hong Kong and Shanghai remain steady.
The pan-European STOXX 600 rose 1.3%, with Germany's DAX, London's FTSE 100 and France's CAC 40 gaining between 1.6% and 2.0%.
French business activity fell in September -- its first drop in four months -- according to a key survey released Wednesday which found firms blamed renewed coronavirus disruptions for the slowdown.