Travel and holidays

  • Sierra Leone’s tourism potential boosted by an international documentary film 16 Nov 2019 22:54 Mohamed Faray Kargbo: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 November 2019: It is not often that documentary films about destinations are done. So when one is done with professionalism, it needs to be shown to the whole world not least the travel industry. It was a …
  • Why do you feel so dreadful after a long-haul flight? 16 Nov 2019 22:52 The flight attendant hands me a folded napkin and asks: ‘Ice?’ It’s a simple question, but I can’t seem to work out what to say. ‘Good?’ I manage to muster. Let me explain: I’m 17 hours into an 18½-hour direct flight – the longest in the world – non-stop …
  • Sadc moots seamless tourism 16 Nov 2019 22:30 The Sunday News  Nkosilathi Sibanda, Sunday Business Correspondent THE Southern African Development Community (Sadc) has seen it fit to remove barriers that hinder sustainable tourism development as the region intensifies efforts to align the tourism …
  • Girdwood weighs future of the popular, but deadly, Winner Creek hand tram 16 Nov 2019 19:27 The future of the popular hand tram on Girdwood’s Winner Creek Trail is uncertain after two people fell from the tram’s platform this summer, leaving one of them dead and the other badly hurt. Following the accidents, the tram was closed indefinitely. The …
  • On a small Mexican island, finding the Minnesota touch with a hometown hotelier 16 Nov 2019 19:00 Was it Tuesday or Saturday? It was hard to say, sitting with a michelada in hand, its glass sweating in the noonday heat. A simple thatched roof kept out the beating sun but welcomed the sound of the surf. Madera Food & Art, a roadside restaurant/ …
  • ‘Reimagined’ student space now open at NIU’s Holmes Student Center 16 Nov 2019 18:41 ‘Reimagined’ student space now open at NIU’s Holmes Student Center Chronicle Media — November 16, 2019 A new Starbucks coffee shop on the lower level of the renovated Holmes Student Center is already a hit with students and customers. A long overdue …
  • SAS to welcome first Airbus A321LRs in September 16 Nov 2019 18:28 The first of three new A321LRs, a narrow-bodied aircraft suited for longer distances, will enter the SAS fleet in September next year. The new aircraft is equipped with a service concept with three travel classes, similar to the rest of SAS’ long-haul …
  • California has more to see than just Hollywood 16 Nov 2019 17:08 Sinead Corcoran's tips for getting away from LA. So you're on a trip to Los Angeles, you've spent a couple of days in Hollywood doing all of those deliciously touristy things like the Walk of Fame, the tours of the stars' homes and Madame …
  • Go behind-the-scenes in Britain with The Crown 16 Nov 2019 17:07 “Monarchy is God’s sacred mission to grace and dignify the earth. To give ordinary people an ideal to strive towards, an example of nobility and duty to raise them in their wretched lives. Monarchy is a calling from God.” — Princess Margaret in The Crown …
  • Utah school from ‘High School Musical’ may get tourist boost 16 Nov 2019 17:05 Updated 8:57 am PST, Saturday, November 16, 2019 Photo: Kristin Murphy, AP This Oct. 28, 2019 photo, shows the facade of East High School in Salt Lake City. The iconic filming location of Disney's High School Musical still stands as a typical American …
  • Masing warns GPS delegates of enemies within 16 Nov 2019 16:32 Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Masing KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Masing has warned Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) members to be wary of enemies within the coalition. Making this point at the 1st GPS Convention, he also cautioned …
  • You're going where? Burlington 16 Nov 2019 15:41 Burlington, Vermont, had so much of what I had always wanted in a vacation that I often forgot I was on assignment. Perched on Lake Champlain, just south of Canada, Burlington is the rare destination without a tourism office. A serene playground for those …
  • Qantas flight forced to make emergency landing at NZ military base 16 Nov 2019 14:47 Posted November 17, 2019 01:40:47 A Qantas flight was forced to make an emergency landing at a military base in New Zealand before leaving passengers stranded on the plane for four hours. The Boeing 737 jet was travelling from Melbourne to Wellington when …
  • Travel on December 25 and there are serious bargains to be had... 16 Nov 2019 14:18 You could say ‘bah humbug’ this Christmas and save cash if you book a holiday leaving on the big day. The cost of trips during the festive period falls by about a quarter, with almost 50 per cent off deals available — perfect, if you are not feeling in the …
  • Leadership Kentucky wraps in Ashland 16 Nov 2019 13:33 ASHLAND Leadership Kentucky asked City Manager Mike Graese to speak at its dinner at the Paramount Arts Center on Thursday. The Leadership Kentucky group visited Ashland for the first time since 2016 and spent three days touring the city and seeing the …
  • Travel review: The Hand 16 Nov 2019 13:12 Nestled at the head of the Ceiriog Valley is the tiny village of Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, which for brevity’s sake and to differentiate from several other Llanarmons, is known as Llanarmon DC – which gives it a wholly inappropriate American twang. To say …
  • Dad’s 7 rules of travelling with kids 16 Nov 2019 13:08 Family isn’t a word. It’s a sentence. But the holidays we take as families are our greatest escapes from the rat race of modern life. In a busy world of work, school, angst, endless extra-curriculars, Uber parents and their offspring need a few well-earned …
  • Chennai Metro to soon display train timings at bus stops 16 Nov 2019 13:04 Chennai Metro Rail will soon display train timings at bus stops near Metro stations across the city, to help passengers plan their travel. According to officials of Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), this plan is in the offing and likely to be implemented …
  • Travel, tourism boom for Chinese cities 16 Nov 2019 12:18 Ti Gong Attendees share insights into topics such as contemporary trends in Asian travel and tourism, cultural tourism, the rise of Asian cities for tourism and the importance of destination stewardship. Five of the top 10 fastest-growing cities in the …
  • SAA strike spoils Nkosi’s wedding anniversary, leaves thousands frustrated 16 Nov 2019 12:05 News / 16 November 2019, 1:13pm / SAMEER NAIK SAA check-in desk at Cape Town International Airport. Picture: Henk Kruger / African News Agency (ANA) Johannesburg - Lungelo Nkosi should have been sipping cocktails on a stretch of Eastern Cape …
  • Just In: Armed thugs fight over materials distribution at INEC RAC in Bayelsa 16 Nov 2019 11:36 Home | News | General | Just In: Armed thugs fight over materials distribution at INEC RAC in Bayelsa Some youths suspected to be political thugs were involved in a heated argument over the movement of voting materials to various polling units in Otueke, …
  • Destination Zimbabwe to lure Asia at Chinese travel expo - The Sunday Mail 16 Nov 2019 11:16 The Sunday Mail Andrew Moyo Zimbabwe will further expand its visibility as a tourist destination with its participation at the China International Travel Mart (CITM) which kicks off Friday at the Kunming Dianchi International Convention and Exhibition …
  • 'Alcohol, drugs, gambling, everything . . . my whole life I just wanted to... 16 Nov 2019 10:48 "It's an extraordinary thing we're doing!" says Eric Donovan, pencil-grey smudges discernible under both eyes. "Sure look, the two of us were Hell's Angels," agrees Kenneth Egan. "We're steeped lucky just to be …
  • London to Sydney nonstop: 10 things we learned from the world's longest flight 16 Nov 2019 09:27 Sydney (CNN) — It feels like the world just got that bit smaller. A flight operated by Australian airline Qantas has just made the record-breaking trip from London to Sydney nonstop, spending 19 hours and 19 minutes in the air and opening up the …
  • Thai resort prices starting to squeeze Europeans 16 Nov 2019 09:05 A holiday in a popular beach resort in Thailand now costs as much or more than one in Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey and Egypt, which is making it harder to attract Europeans to the country, according to a global travel website. The report by Skift drew on …
  • Four rules for wedding invitation card etiquette 16 Nov 2019 07:41 Image: Pexels A wedding day is a memorable day that people typically look forward to celebrating. Communicating wedding details to potential guests is also a crucial part of the wedding planning process. Wedding invitation cards give guests a first peek …
  • Six of Europe’s best cities for vintage and retro shopping 16 Nov 2019 07:20 Bilbao Until recently, secondhand meant second-best for a country that remembered making do in tougher times, and only students and the city-dwelling vintage vanguard went to flea markets for fun. Now, old stuff is being viewed with a fresh eye. Bilbao is …
  • After 42 years as pastor, chaplain, professor, Father Daprile enjoys an eclectic retirement 16 Nov 2019 06:39 EDITOR’S NOTE: The Exponent is resuming our series on retired priests of the Youngstown Diocese. Here, we are profiling Father James Daprile, who retired earlier this year as pastor of Aurora Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish. YOUNGSTOWN – Shortly after he …
  • How the world's tallest trash mountain became Seoul's 'sky' park   16 Nov 2019 06:32 How the world's tallest trash mountain became Seoul's 'sky' park   SEOUL, South Korea — If you've ever passed by a landfill, the sight of overflowing, stinky trash is not something to behold. Not only is the huge expanse of rubbish an  …
  • Luxor Celebrates The World Premiere Of R.U.N - The First Live-Action Thriller Produced By Cirque du Soleil 16 Nov 2019 06:29 Star-Studded Audience Enjoys Strip's Newest Production LAS VEGAS, Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night, Nov. 14, 2019, Luxor Hotel and Casino hosted the world premiere of the Strip's newest production, R.U.N – the first live-action …
  • Tweed Ride showcases historic Vinton landmarks 16 Nov 2019 06:28 DEBBIE ADAMS This year RIDE Solutions and the Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation (RVPF) selected historic Vinton as the destination for their annual Tweed Ride bicycle tour. On a chilly November 9, about 20 hardy bicyclists gathered at the Vinton …
  • 'Ticket to hide' policy as buses vanish over Arena Birmingham congestion fears 16 Nov 2019 05:53 Two pensioners left 'stranded' for an hour at a city bus stop after attending a concert at Symphony Hall have slated National Express for 'abandoning us'. There were no buses after 9.45pm on Saturday when they didn't realise National …
  • MSC Meraviglia Cruise: World’s Seventh Largest Ship debuts in Belize 16 Nov 2019 05:52 Friday, November 15th, 2019 On Wednesday, November 13th, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) Meraviglia cruise, which is the 7th largest cruise ship in the world, made its golden voyage to Belize, carrying nearly 4,500 guests (at double occupancy) on …
  • AAA: Over 55 million Americans to travel for Thanksgiving this year 16 Nov 2019 05:33 (WWLP) – If you’re traveling for Thanksgiving you’ve probably started your checklist of what you’ll need.   Something you can add to it, your patience, as travel experts are predicting another record-breaking holiday. Thanksgiving means food and football …
  • Pope Francis to reunite with cousin during Thailand trip 16 Nov 2019 04:49 Bangkok, Nov 16 (IANS) Pope Francis will begin his official visit to Thailand on November 20 where he is slated to be reunited with his second cousin Ana Rosa Sivori, who came to the Southeast Asian country as a missionary 50 years ago. Sister Sivori, 77, …
  • These 5 remote Texas retreats will take you far, far away from the daily grind of city living 16 Nov 2019 04:16 $125 to $220 per night | 2299 County Road 2008, Glen Rose | 254-897-2960 An overnight stay at Foothills Safari Camp's cabins immerses visitors in the daily and nightly goings-on of the animals in the park. Fossil Rim began as a private ranch owned by …
  • Expect up to 10 per cent reduction in bus services on Friday 16 Nov 2019 03:34 TRANSLINK announced on Thursday evening that the union representing bus, SeaBus operators and maintenance staff have informed Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC) that they will escalate their job action. Unifor is placing an overtime ban for bus operators on …
  • Gerard O'Regan: 'We, of all people, should understand what lies behind theneed to emigrate' 16 Nov 2019 03:11 As the Noel Grealish-prompted immigration row simmers, the story of the Blaskets is part of Ireland's very own saga. It remains almost impossible to comprehend the sheer outflow of humanity from these shores. An estimated 10 million Irish people have …
  • Paso Robles named ‘Top 30 Emerging Destination’ 16 Nov 2019 02:57 Paso Robles has been named a Top 30 Emerging Destination in the world by the independent travel blog Travel Lemming.   “Move over, Napa!” the award description says. “With hundreds of wineries to explore (most of them family owned and operated) and far …
  • Let’s Make a Travel Deal 16 Nov 2019 02:20 SHARE THIS ARTICLE Subscribe to Travel Genius on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to Travel Genius on Pocket Casts Subscribe to Travel Genius on Spotify This week we’re hitting a high note, literally. Schele Williams—who came up in the Broadway world as the “ …
  • What it's like on-board Qantas' non-stop flight from London to Sydney 16 Nov 2019 02:08 I've just spent nearly 20 hours in the sky – and I've had a sneak peek at what could soon be the future of flying. Just 52 of us – pilots and crew included – boarded a 787 Dreamliner at London's Heathrow Airport on Thursday morning and made the …
  • How to survive a 13-hour flight - from the right seat to the right socks 16 Nov 2019 02:04 Not the destination - it's a place I've always wanted to go - but the 13-plus non-stop in-flight hours, claustrophobic and inert, required to get there. I already had trouble tolerating seven- to eight-hour transatlantic flights. How would I …
  • In 2029, a Hyperloop Could Turn Columbus, Ohio, Into a Suburb of Chicago 16 Nov 2019 01:43 The test tube. Photo: Virgin Hyperloop One The other day in Chicago, a friend who lives in Columbus, Ohio, 360 miles away, texted me a last-minute dinner invitation. I walked to the Michigan Avenue Hyperloop station and, because I had just missed a …
  • 15 tips that will help you navigate Apple Maps like a champ 16 Nov 2019 01:40 Before the arrival of Apple Maps in 2012, Google Maps was the default navigation app for iOS. But Apple wasn’t happy letting Google commandeer all that territory by itself and it was determined to create its own unique mapping app for its hardware. The …
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Comments That Miami Is At Climate Risk, & Right-Wing Media Erupts In Howls 16 Nov 2019 01:35 Climate Change Published on November 15th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard 0 November 15th, 2019 by Michael Barnard  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says remarkably sensible things infused with knowledge and insight, if you actually listen to her words. But you’d never …
  • In pictures: Havana celebrates 500 years of foundation 16 Nov 2019 01:31 Cuba's capital, Havana, is one of Latin America's architectural treasures, boasting a fascinating mix of colonial, Baroque and Art Deco styles. Many of its jewels have suffered from decades of deterioration but, slowly, complex renovation works are …
  • Bengaluru Open returns to ATP Challenger Tour, to be played in February 2020 16 Nov 2019 01:19 Image Source : ATP TOUR The Bengaluru Open will be played between February 10-16 after the Australian Open. The Bengaluru Open, which has now become a coveted stop on the ATP Challenger Tour, returns to the city after skipping the 2019 calendar of events. …
  • Blog: 5 Medical Must Do’s Before Going on Vacation 16 Nov 2019 01:04 You’ve planned and booked your big trip. You’ve already planned your itinerary and even what you’ll wear every day of your vacation. But you’ve overlooked one important thing: your health. Even if you’re not on any medications, there are some medical must- …
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of): Americas Region: Population Movement Emergency Appeal 12-months Operation Update n° MDR42004 16 Nov 2019 00:36 This 12-month Operation Update provides information about the overall migration situation in the Americas region, and explains how the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement has adapted its response to meet evolving humanitarian needs. This document also includes …
  • Destination Dubai: Easy Steps To Getting A Visa Fast 16 Nov 2019 00:25 Destination Dubai is the go-to vacation spot for everybody this Christmas period. The beautiful city of Dubai is a breathtakingly beautiful destination and a tourist zone featuring amazing attractions. Wonderful places to visit, ranging from the city’s …
  • 5 best places to visit in December 2019 16 Nov 2019 00:03 (CNN) — Many of us who travel in December associate it with family visits centered around Christmas, Hanukkah and other observances. But there's a whole other world of December travel out there. This can be a good month for taking a vacation, whether …
  • 30 stunning reasons to visit Africa in 2020 16 Nov 2019 00:00 (CNN) — With its expansive landscapes and formidable animal life, the world's second-biggest continent is arguably the best for photographers. Throw in that sense of being in a place that hasn't changed for centuries, and sometimes millennia, and …
  • Could they have been saved? Crew, KCAA decisions that led to plane crash 15 Nov 2019 22:06 The mood inside the control tower at the Eldoret International Airport had drastically changed since the first time the tower had got in touch with a Nairobi bound flight from Kitale. An hour had passed since the pilots made contact with the control tower. …
  • Her Voice Magazine - Winter 2019 15 Nov 2019 21:55 INSIDE: Her Voice Magazine - Winter 2019 Edition • Artist Spotlight: Lisa Pomerleau - Now with time to invest in her passion for art, Lisa is creating pieces that reflect what she loves— the North Shore, people, animals and chocolates. • Artist Spotlight: …
  • The Coca Cola truck arrives in Cardiff 15 Nov 2019 21:45 Nothing signals the arrival of Christmas more than a bright red Coca Cola truck parked up in town and divvying up free mini versions of Coke Zero. The iconic lorry arrived in Cardiff on Friday as part of its annual Christmas truck tour and set out its …
  • Explore the historical buildings President Xi visited on his tour to Yangpu Waterfront 15 Nov 2019 21:44 YANGPU Waterfront has suddenly become the hottest attraction in Shanghai since President Xi Jinping visited the 2.8-kilometer riverside area during the second China International Import Expo. The scenic Yangpu Waterfront sidewalks, which stretch 45 …
  • PokerNews to Live Report $2,500 HPT Championship ($700K GTD) at Hollywood St. Louis 15 Nov 2019 21:38 November 15, 2019 Chad Holloway The Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) wraps up its Season XV next weekend with its Championship Series at Hollywood Casino & Hotel St. Louis. The 12-day series, which features over $1 million in total guarantees, is already …
  • HUGE CHANGES AHEAD: Qantas’ radical plan for flyers in economy cabin 15 Nov 2019 21:36 I’ve just spent nearly 20 hours in the sky – and I’ve had a sneak peek at what could soon be the future of flying. Just 52 of us – pilots and crew included – boarded a 787 Dreamliner at London’s Heathrow Airport on Thursday morning and made the 17,800 …
  • Qantas’ radical plan for economy flyers 15 Nov 2019 21:28 I’ve just spent nearly 20 hours in the sky – and I’ve had a sneak peek at what could soon be the future of flying. Just 52 of us – pilots and crew included – boarded a 787 Dreamliner at London’s Heathrow Airport on Thursday morning and made the 17,800 …
  • Qantas flies London-Sydney direct in research flight 15 Nov 2019 21:10 Australia’s flagship airline Qantas has flown a Boeing 787 Dreamliner non-stop from London to Sydney as part of a new research programme.  The flight, which touched down in Sydney after 19 hours 19 minutes, is part of the airline’s Project Sunrise, which …

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