Travel

Can warm weather kill coronavirus?

The worst hit areas around the world – Wuhan, China, where the virus originated, Iran, Italy and South Korea – are on more or less the same latitude, with similar temperatures and relative humidity.

Air New Zealand reveals beds in economy class

"We see a future flying experience where an economy-class customer on long-haul flights would be able to book the Economy Skynest in addition to their Economy seat, get some quality rest and arrive at their destination ready to go."

Montenegro is the new holiday hot spot

At just 1,400 square kms, Montenegro is only tiny with its rolling majestic peaks, stunning secluded beaches and some of the friendliest people in the world. It is also cheaper than its neighbour Croatia with its similar Southern European cuisine

Bill Gates buys world’s first alternative fuelled yacht

The superyacht will be based on Sinot Yacht & Architecture Design's 112-metre long Aqua and powered by two 28-ton vacuum-sealed tanks that store liquid hydrogen at minus 252 Celsius. The liquid hydrogen will generate sufficient power for the dual one-megawatt motors via fuel cells, which combine hydrogen with oxygen from the air to produce only electricity and water

WHO finally declares global emergency over coronavirus

China first informed the World Health Organisation about cases of the new virus in late last month. To date, China has reported more than 7,800 cases including 170 deaths. Eighteen other countries have since reported cases.