CNN International has launched a new digital channel, CNN Travel, for luxury, business and leisure travelers.

Through a network of more than 800 travel contributors around the world, CNN Travel delivers updated travel news, destination insights, inspirational travel ideas, original observation and researched city and country insider guides with directions to restaurants, bars, hotels and activities.

CNN Travel brings together the best of CNN’s existing digital travel portfolio and, the Asia Pacific-focused travel start-up launched in 2009. The Hong Kong-headquartered team that launched will continue at the helm of the international CNN Travel platform, working with international travel contributors to provide users with the distinct voice, authority and local insights.