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Thailand likely to miss 2010 tourist target

BANGKOK - Thailand is likely to miss its target of drawing 15.5 million visitors this year as rising tensions between anti-government protesters and troops in Bangkok spark more cancellations, especia

Pilot who forgot to land: “We weren’t asleep”

MINNEAPOLIS - The first officer of the jet that missed its destination by 150 miles has denied a disagreement with his captain or a nap in the cockpit, claiming passengers were never in danger.

Pilots miss airport by 150 miles

Two pilots of a Northwest Airlines flight Wednesday were apparently so distracted that they missed their airport and kept flying for 150 miles before landing the plane and its 147 passengers safely.

One GPS typo and you are in Carpi instead of Capri

ROME — Officials say a Swedish couple looking for the pristine waters of the popular island of Capri ended some 400 miles (660 kilometers) away in the northern industrial town of Carpi after misspel

Singapore to miss tourism target as visitors decline

Singapore expects this year's visitor arrivals and tourism receipts to fall short of its target after travelers for September fell to a two-year low, the tourism board said in an e-mailed statement to