A bullet train traveling between both countries would be a boon not only for tourism, but also for business. Having seen the positive impact high-speed trains have on tourism and economies in Asia, it makes us wonder why bullet trains haven't yet made their way to the Americas?
With all the reports of Chinese tourist behaving badly, it's great to see the Brits step up their efforts to be totally classless abroad.
All travel and travel-adjacent companies face the challenge of adopting their marketing message to a particular market. Hard Rock Cafe is not the first brand to discover their clever idea is actually quite offensive.
Who would have thought two years ago that China would be providing a boost to Japanese tourism.
There are localized versions of taxi-booking, hotel booking, and home sharing services, but the most funded companies (usually coming from Silicon Valley) have their eye on global domination and are quickly becoming competitors to the local upstarts.
Two things we know for sure about the missing Malaysia Air flight: Malaysian government officials are untrustworthy and Australia's PM Tony Abbott doesn't let total ignorance prevent him from jumping up to a microphone.
The mystery of how flight 370 may remain, but if the Malaysian government had acted faster and shared more information, we may not have had such a mystery on our hands.
The search is entering its next, potentially long-term stage in which investigators need to outline a strategy that's more thorough than time efficient.