Travel and holidays

  • Airfares spike 80% amid Eid booking rush 22 May 2019 19:55 Now, figure this: Even if travellers opt for an indirect flight to Georgia, they still have to fork out Dh3,000. A week-long Eid holiday that is expected to begin from June 3 has sparked excitement among UAE residents who are itching to take a holiday with …
  • They drifted in sea for 3 days without food 22 May 2019 19:35 Amir Hossain made two desperate attempts to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe. He first tried once last year and again on May 9 this year. On his first attempt, the Libyan coastguard intercepted the boat he was in, while the second time it was the …
  • NTSB: Pilot saw ‘flash from left side’ before midair collision near Ketchikan that killed 6 22 May 2019 19:19 The Taquan Air pilot involved in a deadly midair collision near Ketchikan last week descended to show his 10 passengers a waterfall before he saw a flash to the left and the planes slammed together, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. …
  • Vietnam - travel to Ho Chi Minh City and Cam Ranh 22 May 2019 19:18 High octane 24-hour Saigon and a peaceful destination in a former military zone - Scotland on Sunday travel A smiling waiter wearing neatly pressed combat fatigues arrives with our mid-morning coffee in battered enamel mugs. We’re downtown in the city of …
  • Preferred Hotels & Resorts Launches International Pineapple... 22 May 2019 19:00 “You Are Welcome Here”: Symbolism of Brand’s Pineapple Logo Honored Through a Global Cocktail Series, Bonus Points Promotion, Turndown Treats, and More NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 Timed to launch on International Pineapple Day on Saturday, …
  • Do you have the travel bug? Here's some tips from a Sask. expert 22 May 2019 18:49 Everyone is looking for the best deal when it comes to travelling. Saskatoon's Ashlyn George says travellers need to be diligent to find the best prices. The local travel blogger and former Saskatchewanderer has just been named one of Kayak.com's …
  • Omni Hotels & Resorts Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Newly Transformed Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa After $150 Million Renovation 22 May 2019 18:47 AUSTIN, Texas (May 22, 2019) – Today, Omni Hotels & Resorts celebrated the grand reopening of Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa with a ribbon cutting celebration alongside Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Omni Barton Creek underwent an extensive $150 …
  • NAMUGONGO: 91-year-old leads first group of foot pilgrims to arrive 22 May 2019 18:37 Bernado Tibyangye. PHOTO EPISCOPAL CONFERENCEKampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The first group of foot pilgrims has arrived at the Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine in Namugongo. The group of 28 was led by a 91-year-old parishioner Bernado Tibyangye, to …
  • Warriors owner 'confident' Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson will both re-sign with Golden State in free agency 22 May 2019 18:29 The Golden State Warriors have a huge offseason coming up following their playoff run. Klay Thompson is slated to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason. As for Kevin Durant, he has a player option on his contract, but is widely expected to enter …
  • Visible Voice Books To Host a Release Party for 'Moon Cleveland' and 'Unique Eats and Eateries of Cleveland' 22 May 2019 17:59 In the third edition of Moon Cleveland, Scene food critic and cookbook co-author Douglas Trattner explores Northeast Ohio's each and every nook and cranny to find every quintessentially Cleveland experience. The recently updated guide features insider’ …
  • Intro to the Season’s Where-to-Go’s 22 May 2019 17:51 Summers are sensational in the Pocono Mountains! Whether seasoned “stayer” or weekend player, one can appreciate some direction with to-do inspection. Let’s share a few early summer edition where’s: All eyes, nationally (and within a drive), shift to …
  • Best of Tunisia's stunning beaches, impressive relics and fantastic food 22 May 2019 17:44 Sporting stunning beaches, impressive relics, fantastic food, year-round warm weather, not to mention the friendly, laidback locals, all less than a three-hour flight away, it’s no surprise this North African country has long been a popular holiday package …
  • Adventure travel company buys Belton Chalet in Glacier park 22 May 2019 17:32 KALISPELL, Mont. — An adventure travel company that owns several destination hotels has purchased the historic Belton Chalet in Glacier National Park. Pursuit, the company formerly known as Glacier Park Inc., also owns the St. Mary Lodge and Glacier Park …
  • Top New Family Hotels in the Caribbean 22 May 2019 17:06 The Caribbean is abuzz with resort development, from new hotels to major refurbishments. Here’s your go-to list to keep ahead of your clients’ demands. In the Dominican Republic, Meliá Caribe Beach Resort opened in December — which, along with the adults- …
  • Hotel Expiration Dates: Fact or Fiction? 22 May 2019 17:02 By Mark Lewis-Brown, CEO & President at Vertical Booking USA Expiration dates: they’re super common in some industries – they are regularly seen on consumer-packaged goods, food and drinks, medicine, etc. – but the idea of an expiration date isn’t …
  • Connecting the vision, data, technology and people to drive change in UK health and social care 22 May 2019 16:51 According to the NHS long term plan published in January this year, providers across acute, community and mental health settings in England will be expected to reach “a core level of digitisation” by 2024, covering all clinical and operational processes, …
  • Binga airstrip set for $4m upgrade 22 May 2019 16:39 The government through the District Development Fund (DDF) is set to embark on a $4 million upgrade of the Binga airstrip to improve accessibility of the destination in line with the current drive to transform the resort area and boost the tourism industry …
  • TEA And AECOM's Definitive Global Report Shows Attendance At Themed Attractions Has Exceeded A Half Billion Visits For The First Time In History 22 May 2019 16:36 New York, NY (Top40 Charts) The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) and the Economics practice at AECOM have released the 2018 TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index. This annual, calendar-year report tracks growth and evolution in the global themed …
  • Healix International shares top tips for travelling in South Africa 22 May 2019 16:26 Healix has been providing healthcare and risk management solutions to clients around the world since 1992. Its combined medical and risk management expertise places it in a unique position to deliver cost-efficient solutions without compromising high …
  • History hits home 22 May 2019 15:58 BANGOR — When Brian Swartz first began writing about Maine and the Civil War almost a decade ago, he had what is likely a common misconception among Mainers. “I thought, ‘There can’t be too much material out there because it was Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain …
  • Air Travel: Big Three’s Flights to Tokyo Haneda Approved 22 May 2019 15:38 This week in air travel the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) granted tentative approval for new service to Tokyo’s Haneda airport on the “big three” U.S. carriers: United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta.  For United, the decision granted four …
  • Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito, adds global connections 22 May 2019 15:32 Quito, capital of Ecuador, has boosted its connections to the world. In 2019, Santiago, Paris and Toronto will be reached thanks to new partnerships with LATAM, Air France and Air Canada Rouge. Imagine being just one flight away from the famous Plaza de …
  • The Brief, powered by WindEurope – Come fly with me 22 May 2019 15:29 A new in-vogue campaign promise has emerged at the tail-end of the European elections campaign: taxing airplane fuel. But is it just another empty pledge destined to fall by the wayside or could it actually take off? After decades of privileged status for …
  • Government shuts down 10 establishments in Boracay 22 May 2019 15:17 Reports of Chinese businesses bearing no English translation in their menus and signages trigger another crackdown on erring establishments in Boracay Published 11:17 PM, May 22, 2019 Updated 11:17 PM, May 22, 2019 The Boracay Inter-agency Task Force …
  • After Modi's spiritual retreat, Kedarnath cave r... 22 May 2019 15:16 After the pictures went viral, a large number of people are enquiring about its booking. IANS| May 22, 2019, 06.33 PM IST Agencies The daily rent of the cave earlier was Rs 3,000. DEHRADUN: The cave at the Kedarnath shrine where Prime Minister Narendra …
  • How 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood' Brought Back 1969's Los Angeles 22 May 2019 15:11 Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood takes place in 1969 Hollywood. It just screened at Cannes to widespread acclaim — the new trailer is above (the movie comes out in July). In order to turn Hollywood into a temporary time machine, …
  • The most affordable Canadian cities to visit 22 May 2019 14:08 Travelling is a huge financial commitment. From airfare and hotels, to food and entertainment, there’s much to budget for when you’re planning a vacation. Getting away doesn’t have to financially burden you. With careful consideration of affordable …
  • Evicted tenants of Flamingo Park may be owed more time, attorneys say 22 May 2019 14:04 Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Interested in this topic? You may also want to view these photo galleries: Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide The folks who are set to be ejected from their homes in the Flamingo …
  • Park-and-ride transit gives suburban commuters higher access to jobs 22 May 2019 13:52 Park-and-ride facilities enable many suburban and exurban commuters in the Twin Cities metro area to reach roughly as many jobs as urban transit users, according to a first-of-its-kind study from the Accessibility Observatory at the University of Minnesota …
  • Four more South Africans return home after Egypt tour bus attack 22 May 2019 13:28 The number of South Africans involved was revised to 28 from 25 after Dirco received further information from the SA ambassador to Egypt, Vusi Mavimbela. On Monday, about 20 Durban parishioners returned home. The group, from the St Francis Xavier Catholic …
  • Sponsored: What it’s like to live one week like it’s 1994 again 22 May 2019 13:24 We tend to recall the past not on its own merits but in terms of what it lacked in retrospect. Virtually the entire period of planetary existence is lumped into the condescending unit “before Christ.” Our hominid ancestors are described not as astonishing …
  • Local firm wins international recycling award 22 May 2019 13:16 BY Staff Reporter Victoria Falls Recycling has received international recognition, winning an award at a leading travel show “We Are Africa” held in Cape Town recently. The “We Are Africa Innovation Awards” celebrate the best in independently-minded, …
  • Why Sustainable Travel is picking up Amongst Tourist 22 May 2019 13:11 The tranquil and uninterrupted beauty of the environment is prompting socially conscious tourists to rethink their travel habits. A movement that has been long overdue is gaining traction among tourists across the globe, who are taking matters environment …
  • Breaking Travel News investigates: San Clemente Palace Kempinski, Venice 22 May 2019 13:11 A visit to Venice at some point in your life verges on the compulsory for European travellers, and even for those from further afield. The City of Bridges is one of the most famous destinations anywhere in the world, its celebrated canals firing the …
  • AAA: Gas prices lower for Memorial Day weekend travel 22 May 2019 12:33 By Nia Harden, reporter Millions of people across the country are preparing to hit the road for the Memorial Day holiday, and lower gas prices will be a nice surprise for drivers. According to AAA travel experts, nearly 43 million people will spend the …
  • Chatsworth exhibition in New York could boost number of U.S. tourists coming to Peak District 22 May 2019 12:31 There could soon be a rise in American visitors to the Peak District, thanks to the launch of a prestigious exhibition. A of art and objects from Chatsworth will go on show at Sotheby’s in New York, offering people living there a rare chance to view the …
  • Montreal mayor pleased with progress on Ste-Catherine Street construction 22 May 2019 12:22 Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante says she’s happy that work on Ste-Catherine Street is on schedule. “The construction site is moving well, very fast and well, so I’m very pleased with this,” she told reporters during a tour of the site Tuesday morning. The …
  • Qatar Witnesses 10 Percent Increase in Tourist Arrivals Despite the Blockade 22 May 2019 11:59 Qatar welcomed 588,000 visitors in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, a 10 percent increase over the first quarter of 2018, according to Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) Secretary-General Akbar al Baker.  Speaking at the sixth Annual Tourism Industry …
  • Flying high 22 May 2019 11:53 Welcome to the Reader’s new cannabis column To Be Blunt. We’re here to answer your canna questions with the help of budtenders, attorneys, medical practitioners, chefs, researchers, legislators, and patient care advocates. Send your queries to tobeblunt@ …
  • Qatar Airways partners with QNTC to offer 25%... 22 May 2019 11:34 Qatar Airways has partnered with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 percent discount on airfares for all flights to Doha as a final destination from more than 160 destinations worldwide on bookings up to August 15, enabling …
  • SIA and Garuda expand codeshare operations 22 May 2019 11:12 (MENAFN - Bangladesh Monitor) Singapore : Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Garuda Indonesia customers can now enjoy more options when travelling between Singapore and Indonesia as a result of an expanded codeshare agreement between the two carriers. Under the …
  • Explore the past, present and future of downtown L.A.’s Grand Avenue 22 May 2019 11:11 Walk the length of Grand Avenue from Temple to 5th Street, and you’ll encounter one of the most vital arts hubs in the city. You might be tempted by the collections at MOCA and the Broad or the multiple music offerings at the Colburn School and Walt Disney …
  • Kenya tops Africa in good digital life ranking by expats 22 May 2019 11:04 By KEVIN ROTICH More by this Author Unrestricted access to online services and cashless payments are among factors that have earned Kenya ranking as the best in Africa in offering a good digital life for expats. In the latest Expat Insider report released …
  • The most beautiful villages in Italy 22 May 2019 10:57 (CNN) — Fabulous food, amazing art, rich language, dramatic and gorgeous landscapes -- we all know what makes Italy so special. Perhaps best of all are the scenic small towns and villages, where it's possible to enjoy all these while surrounded by …
  • Meghan Markle's friends have flown to London to meet baby Archie 22 May 2019 10:55 The royal baby, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, is now a grand 18 days old - and proud parents Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are probably (gradually) settling into life with a newborn baby. But while Meghan and Archie haven't appeared in public …
  • Sneaky fee could double your trip cost 22 May 2019 10:49 Always read the fine print if you’re booking a hotel otherwise the super cheap room you’ve reserved could end up costing you more than double what you’re expecting to pay. This is because some hotels are now charging hidden fees, which are only mentioned …
  • In-vessel VR has radiologist swimming with corpuscles 22 May 2019 10:43 May 17, 2019 - UW Medicine interventional radiologist Wayne Monsky first saw virtual reality’s vivid, 3D depiction of the inside of a phantom patient’s blood vessels, his jaw dropped in childlike wonder. “When you put the (VR) headset on … you have a giddy …
  • Airlines gear up for record number of passengers this summer — and crowds 22 May 2019 10:40 Planning to fly to your summer vacation destination? Prepare for crowds. A record 257.4 million passengers are expected to travel on U.S. airlines this summer, according to a new report from Airlines for America, a trade organization that represents the …
  • Air India to increase Dubai flights; real expansion by October 22 May 2019 10:30 NEW DELHI: In a bid to rein in high fares caused by Jet Airways suspending operations, Air India will add capacity on the UAE and domestic routes this summer. From June 1, AI will offer 3,500 more seats per week on Mumbai-Dubai-Mumbai route and from a day …
  • ‘Sex island’ is new Aussie hot spot 22 May 2019 10:23 When it comes to escaping the winter, a few places come to mind. The sandy shores of Hawaii, or maybe a cocktail at a coastal cafe in the Greek Islands. If you want to keep your sun chasing a little closer to home, perhaps a flight to Thailand or a few …
  • This is the cheapest summer holiday destination for 2019 22 May 2019 10:19 Nearby Voidokilia is a must-see. jverve231Getty Images Cheap summer holidays are the dream, aren't they? If you're after one this year, a Greek holiday destination you've probably never thought of visiting has been named the cheapest place for …
  • Lonely Planet reveals Top 10 places to visit in Europe this summer 22 May 2019 09:22 0 Comments Lonely Planet reveals Top 10 places to visit in Europe this summer Independent.ie Travel bible Lonely Planet has named the 10 European destinations it says we should all strive to visit this summer. https://www.independent.ie/life…
  • Alpha Destination Management Heads to IMEX in Frankfurt to Promote its World-Class MICE Services 22 May 2019 08:41 (MENAFN - ForPressRelease) Alpha Destination Management is participating in IMEX taking place at Messe Frankfurt from 21 to 23 May as a co-exhibitor at the Dubai Tourism stand to promote its MICE and business events products and services. Mr. Abdullah …
  • Khiri Travel Announces Executive Changes 22 May 2019 08:38 กรุงเทพฯ--22 พ.ค.--ScottAsia Communications Leading Asian DMC, Khiri Travel has announced senior executive changes. Effective 1 July, Herman Hoven will become the new Chief Executive Officer of Khiri Travel. Hoven is currently General Manager of Khiri …
  • Western Europe key destination for gastronomy tourism as 67% of Chinese tourists travel for this reason 22 May 2019 08:04 Trends Vicky Karantzavelou / 22 May 2019 10:23 52 Destinations such as Italy and Austria are set to experience a rapid growth in Chinese visitor numbers over the next four years. Due to a rich mix of cultures within Western Europe, each individual …
  • A voyage of discovery with Renaisssance 22 May 2019 06:27 To celebrate, Renaissance Hotels around the world helped guests uncover the soul of local neighbourhoods as part of the 8th annual Global Day of Discovery. This year’s annual celebration, which took place at 160 hotels in more than 35 countries, …
  • Near and far, these Memorial Cup fans will travel anywhere for the tournament 22 May 2019 04:46 There are hockey fans and there are Memorial Cup hockey fans. And then there's Mike Caldwell, the uber fan who attends Memorial Cup games all over the continent and a group called the Junior Hockey Junkies who do the same. It's all about the love …
  • SUMMER THEATER FEATURE Destination theater: Light up the skies! 22 May 2019 02:54 Summer is when theater moves outdoors to mate with picnics, wine, sun and stars. Indeed, dozens of Midwest theaters operate only in the summer, and several are destinations all by themselves. Theaters highlighted below all are within an easy day's …
  • Barcelona named top bucket-list destination by football fiends in new Expedia survey 21 May 2019 23:37 A new survey found that 30 per cent of the 16,500 football fans polled around the world cited Barcelona, home of football legend Messi, as their dream football destination. — Reuters picBARCELONA, May 22 — Barcelona has emerged the world’s most popular …
  • Lajollacooks4u, a Hot Destination for Experiential Tourism 21 May 2019 22:57 La Jolla-based team-building and cooking events company provides an authentic culinary experience for travelers SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) May 21, 2019 Experiential tourism, a trend encompassing culinary travel, cultural exploration and activity-based travel …

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