At France's oldest mosque, a five-century-old edifice on the Indian Ocean island of Mayotte, the sound of jackhammers is broken intermittently by recitals by the faithful hunched over in prayer.
The Mediterranean's leading tourist hotspots were bracing Tuesday for a "tsunami" of losses, which could amount to hundreds of millions of euros, following the devastating collapse of British tour operator Thomas Cook.
A change of tune is coming for one of the most ubiquitous sights in Vienna's tourist hotspots: the groups of men clad in Mozart-inspired get-up selling tickets for classical music concerts.
Tourists are flocking to a flight of stairs in the Bronx area of New York that Joaquin Phoenix dances down in an iconic but controversial scene from hit movie "Joker."
Its white flesh is tender and tasty, it can measure up to three meters long and weigh more than 200 kilograms: meet the pirarucu, one of the world's largest freshwater fish, and native to the Amazon.
Developing the tourism industry is a key pillar of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 reform programme that aims to prepare the Arab world's largest economy.
In the middle of a tiny village in northwestern Croatia lies a Fokker-100 plane parked in a local resident's garden, but after 23 years of travelling the world, the aircraft will not be going anywhere.
A Nepali mountaineer has created history by scaling the world's 14 highest peaks in record 190 days after he climbed Mt Shishapangma in China on Tuesday.
The lunar landscape of Jordan's Wadi Rum valley gets a starring role this week when the next and final episode of the Star Wars saga opens to global audiences.