For a year, the peak of Japan’s iconic Mount Fuji has been off-limits because of coronavirus, but now hikers are flocking back to catch the spectacular sunrise above the clouds.
Emerging from the crystal-clear turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea, Hans-Juergen Fercher has just returned from his fourth dive to where mounds of 2,500-year-old wine pots mark the site of an ancient shipwreck – and Greece’s first underwater museum.
The Ministry of Tourism has called on adventure tourism providers to be ready for an expected influx of tourists and prepare detailed, straightforward safety briefings to be delivered prior to starting any activity.
In A room warmed by an open wood stove, Baima says her family converted their white-brick house into a hotel as China’s leadership ushers tens of millions of tourists to the politically sensitive region of Tibet.
Train travel has largely ground to a halt in Cambodia due to the coronavirus but railway fans can still get their fix aboard a stationary carriage converted into a hipster cafe.
The Titanic is being brought back from the deep, more than a century after its ill-fated maiden voyage – at a landlocked Chinese theme park where tourists can soon splash out for a night on a fullscale replica.
Greece is keen to see crowds of holiday-makers flooding back to its idyllic islands and has despatched the tourism minister to London to convince one of its biggest markets the country is safe.
One of the world's oldest churches is crumbling deep in Iraq's desert, another victim of years of conflict, government negligence and climate change in a country with a rich heritage.
A giant barnacle-encrusted grey whale nuzzles her calf next to a small boat of excited tourists in the waters off the Baja California peninsula in northwestern Mexico.
With its lush landscape, distinctive trees, unique animals and turquoise waters home to dolphins, Yemen is hoping its Socotra archipelago will become a dream destination despite the country’s nightmarish conflict.