Travel and holidays

  • ‘Marvellous’: Bali hotel voted world’s best 14 Jul 2020 09:28 The idea of staying in a hotel beyond your own backyard may feel like a million miles away, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep dreaming of a holiday abroad. New York magazine Travel & Leisure conducted a survey earlier this year, which concluded just …
  • Go away with ... Doug Clifford 14 Jul 2020 08:56 Q. Did you work on music while you were on the tour bus? A. Sure, a lot when I was in a writing mode. On occasion, I’d listen to classical music to chill out and you can’t help but be inspired by great orchestras and masters. Q. What is your favorite …
  • N.C. island faces a different storm 14 Jul 2020 08:44 OCRACOKE, N.C. -- When Hurricane Dorian pounded the wisp of earth that is Ocracoke Island, a wall of Atlantic seawater flooded Bob Chestnut's home, surf shop and four vehicles. Seven months later, his shop was ready for business. But the coronavirus …
  • UNWTO recognises safe restart of tourism on the Canary Islands 14 Jul 2020 08:05 The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has paid an official visit to the Canary Islands to recognise the reopening of the destination and the steps the local authorities have taken to keep both visitors and tourism workers safe as …
  • CrowdRiff and Simpleview partner to deliver UGC Software and Services globally 14 Jul 2020 07:48 Technology Vicky Karantzavelou / 14 Jul 2020 08:47 263 Simpleview will deliver CrowdRiff’s visual marketing platform as part of an end-to-end solution for travel and destination marketers. TUCSON, AZ – Simpleview, the global destination marketing …
  • Portugal launches welcoming campaign #CantSkip 14 Jul 2020 07:47 Destination Tatiana Rokou / 14 Jul 2020 09:27 230 Portugal’s flagship #CantSkipHope campaign, a message of solidarity during the pandemic, has transformed into #CantSkipOpening as the country opens its arms to the world again. Portugal is now open. …
  • 2021 Ford Bronco: 2-door costs $29,995, 4-door goes to $34,695 - Roadshow 14 Jul 2020 07:36 Yeah, it'll tear up the dirt, but will it also tear up your wallet? Nick Miotke/Roadshow The Ford Bronco's return has been a long time coming, and it's been a wild ride leading up to Monday's debut. Now we have all the nitty-gritty …
  • 2021 Ford Bronco Sport: Price and standard equipment deep dive - Roadshow 14 Jul 2020 07:36 The gang's all here! Ford Not only do we (finally) have the 2021 Ford Bronco to bask in, but the automaker also went ahead and revealed the latest member of the newly reborn Bronco family on Monday: the 2021 Bronco Sport. While it won't have the …
  • Acadiana as a Cruise Port? 10 Excursions We'd Book Right Now 14 Jul 2020 07:26 Cruising is to travel what Bob Ross is to art. It presents the illusion of world class travel while offering the adventurer enough artistic freedom to create a uniquely personal experience. And all of this is presented in such a way where the traveler can …
  • Dubai starts receiving international tourists with the highest global standards of safety and precautionary measures 14 Jul 2020 07:14 Destination Theodore Koumelis / 14 Jul 2020 07:59 331 Dubai Airport has implemented comprehensive protocols to secure the health and wellbeing of passengers. Dubai started receiving its first set of international tourists since the onset of the global …
  • UK tourism set for 'large scale' job losses without government cash 14 Jul 2020 07:14 More than half the firms that bring overseas visitors to the UK say they expect to close within six months unless the government comes up with extra cash. The tourism trade association UKinbound asked tour operators and destination management companies to …
  • Love For Southland Deals And Adventures 14 Jul 2020 07:01 Press Release – Southland Regional Development Agency International travel may be off the cards but overseas adventures can still be had right here in Southland! Overseas trips to Stewart Island/Rakiura, the regions unique landscape and awe-inspiring …
  • Coronavirus live news: Hong Kong imposes strict new measures; no 'shortcuts', warns WHO 14 Jul 2020 06:58 2.58am EDT 02:58 It’s July 14, which means it’s Bastille Day, and France has recalibrated its traditional celebrations to suit the times, with a focus on medical heroes rather than the military figures who are typically celebrated. AP reports that at the …
  • travelbounce website helps holidaymakers make sense of the latest Covid-19 travel updates 14 Jul 2020 06:56 Online travel Tatiana Rokou / 14 Jul 2020 08:13 239 Travelbounce is also partnering with tourism boards, hospitality brands and other travel companies to ensure they are able to include as much useful content on the site for visitors whilst also giving …
  • Discover the World launches UK Programme in partnership with Wilderness Scotland 14 Jul 2020 06:56 Travel agencies Tatiana Rokou / 14 Jul 2020 08:32 227 Self-drive, wildlife, kayaking, cycling, hiking and photography trips closer to home. Discover the World is launching a dedicated travel programme to the UK in partnership with award-winning active …
  • Gold Award project benefits children at Howland center 14 Jul 2020 06:46 Staff photo/ Bob Coupland Howland resident and Girl Scout Kyralin Kramp shows her Gold Award project of a three-panel children’s activity board that has been placed on the wall at the Children’s Rehabiliation Center in Howland. HOWLAND — A Howland Girl …
  • The world's best vineyards for 2020 revealed 14 Jul 2020 06:28 (CNN) — The comforting glug of wine into glass has been one of the few pleasures left to us during the long months of lockdown -- but how much better to enjoy it on a sunlit winery terrace. The World's Best Vineyards awards, created to honor the finest …
  • Martin Lewis top tips if you're going on holiday this summer 14 Jul 2020 06:03 MoneySavingExpert has shared everything Brits need to know before travelling overseas. Going on holiday is now a possibility following the lifting of some restrictions put in place following the coronavirus outbreak. The travel and tourism industries were …
  • Seven Kiwi chefs bring their diverse flavours to Fieldays Online 14 Jul 2020 05:44 Fieldays Online visitors will be treated to a delicious line up of recipes from some of New Zealand's favourite chefs. From classic chocolate puddings to harissa spiced lamb dishes, all seven chefs will bring their unique styles, top tips and tricks …
  • Trip.com Group Prices Offering of Exchangeable Senior Notes 14 Jul 2020 05:41 SHANGHAI, July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Trip.com Group Limited (Nasdaq: TCOM) ("Trip.com Group" or the "Company"), a leading provider of online travel and related services, including accommodation reservation, transportation …
  • Ysa Pérez Rediscovers Her Puerto Rican Roots in the Wake of Disaster 14 Jul 2020 05:15 In January, editorial and social documentary photographer Ysa Perez booked a ticket to San Juan in the aftermath of the strongest earthquake to strike the island in half a century. The devastation followed Hurricane Maria, which ravaged the small Caribbean …
  • Thomas Cook India, SOTC offer premium, chauffeured tours across 32 countries 14 Jul 2020 05:15 NEW DELHI: Aimed at ensuring the health and safety of its customers, Thomas Cook (India) along with group company SOTC Travel Ltd on Tuesday announced the launch Private Journeys. The premium offering will provide chauffeured van tours, strategically …
  • Thomas Cook (India), SOTC launch Private Journeys for small groups 14 Jul 2020 05:13 Thomas Cook (India) Ltd, integrated travel services company along with its Group Company SOTC Travel Ltd, has launched Private Journeys — premium, chauffeured van tours for smaller groups. Private Journeys will cover over 32 countries, for travel from …
  • Thomas Cook India & SOTC launch premium, chauffeured Van Tours - Private Journeys 14 Jul 2020 04:49 Aimed at ensuring the health and safety of its customers, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India's leading integrated travel services company along with its Group Company SOTC Travel Ltd., have launched Private Journeys: premium, chauffeured van tours, …
  • New Zealand and Cook Islands work on 'travel bridge' to beat tourism slump 14 Jul 2020 04:29 New Zealand’s first travel bubble could be on its way after the Cook Islands’ deputy prime minister said his country was ready to welcome tourist flights as early as next week. The Cook Islands is a self-governing archipelago in the Pacific, in “free …
  • From the Moon to Mars: China’s march across space 14 Jul 2020 03:47 After sending humans into orbit and landing a probe on the Moon, China is aiming for another milestone in its space ambitions with the launch of a Mars rover next week. China is among a trio of nations, with the United Arab Emirates and the United States, …
  • Whanganui Hospitality Sector Making Gains Following Lockdown 14 Jul 2020 03:23 Consumer spend data from Marketview shows that Whanganui hospitality and accommodation businesses have seen significant consumer spend growth following the effects of lockdown. For the past six weeks, consumer spend among Whanganui hospitality and …
  • European Commission greenlights 3.4-bln-euro state aid to virus-hit KLM 14 Jul 2020 03:11 An airplane of the Dutch airline KLM is parked at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 31, 2020. (Photo by Sylvia Lederer/Xinhua) KLM, like many other airlines around the world, was hit hard by the pandemic and the imposition of travel …
  • WHO warns coronavirus crisis could worsen: Live updates 14 Jul 2020 02:56 The pandemic could potentially get far worse if all nations do not adhere to basic healthcare precautions, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. The pandemic has caused "an education emergency" with 9.7 million children at risk of never …
  • SIA Group to reach 7% passenger capacity in August 14 Jul 2020 02:52 It is expected to operate at 6% capacity this month. Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir’s passenger capacity in July and August will reach approximately 6% and 7% of its pre-pandemic levels respectively, according to a travel advisory posted in its …
  • The NOT To-Do List When Travelling Overseas 14 Jul 2020 02:52 Filipinos are among the top travelers in Asia according to a survey conducted by VISA. Based on their survey findings, the rising number of Filipino travelers reflects the growing middle-class population of the Philippines. Despite getting hailed as among …
  • Why Some Birds Are Likely To Hit Buildings 14 Jul 2020 02:42 About a billion birds die from flying into buildings each year in North America. Suspicions have been that birds may perceive the open areas behind glass as safe passageways. Or they may mistake the reflected foliage for the real thing. Researchers would …
  • Task force allows resumption of commercial flights to Caraga 14 Jul 2020 01:41 BUTUAN CITY – The regional task force for COVID-19 One Caraga Shield (RTF-COCS) has approved the resumption of limited commercial flights to and from Northeastern Mindanao or Caraga Region, starting with the Bancasi National Airport in Butuan City last …
  • Outbound Air Passengers To Follow Several Measures Before Travelling, Says CMO Laws 14 Jul 2020 01:33 Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 11, 2020 (SKNIS): Outbound air passengers seeking permission to travel are encouraged to contact the relevant authorities in St. Kitts and Nevis as several measures must be taken before departing the Federation. “If you are an …
  • How are some Petersburg area fishing lodges handling coronavirus? 14 Jul 2020 01:00 Petersburg is a popular destination for sport anglers in the summer, fishing for salmon, halibut and others (Photo: pxhere.com)With coronavirus cases on the rise throughout Alaska and the United States, Petersburg is working to manage any risk of out of …
  • Passenger demand to drop by 50% in India: IATA 14 Jul 2020 00:37 Mumbai: India is likely to witness an almost 50% drop in passenger demand this year as compared to last due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest forecast released by global airlines trade body, International Air Transport Association. The Asia …
  • 2021 Ford Bronco: Details, Pricing, Specs, And Pictures 14 Jul 2020 00:35 Well, here it is. The biggest, most anticipated new product of 2020 has finally arrived as one of the few good moments in a veritable ocean of bad. The 2020 Ford Bronco is the first vehicle to try and beat the Jeep Wrangler at its own game, offering …
  • 2021 Ford Bronco Sport: Details, Pricing, Specs, And Pictures 14 Jul 2020 00:35 The 2021 Ford Bronco is taking aim straight at the Jeep Wrangler, but the Blue Oval isn’t satisfied targeting its rival’s most popular product. With the 2021 Bronco Sport, Ford is going after Jeep’s mainstream models too, offering customers a smaller, more …
  • Tourists, flights and Covid-19 13 Jul 2020 23:46 Sir, – I keep hearing two arguments for letting tourists from the US travel here, despite surging numbers of cases in many of its states. The first is that it would be impossible to enforce a ban and quarantine. The second is that the sacrifice would be …
  • At NY airports, $2K fine for failure to submit tracing form 13 Jul 2020 23:06 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Travelers from certain states landing at New York airports starting Tuesday could face a $2,000 fine for failing to fill out a form that state officials will use to track travelers and ensure they’re following quarantine restrictions. …
  • Why we need both 13 Jul 2020 22:52 by Glen Smith The debate over the Quays vs the Golden Mile for a public transport route is irrelevant – we need both. One of the main faults of the profoundly flawed Spine Study was that it demonstrated that one high quality across town PT route was …
  • Entrepreneur carves out niche in online wellness 13 Jul 2020 22:13 Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:00 By SYLVANIA AMBANI Jillian Usagi, founder of My Running Room. PHOTO | COURTESY  It was after attending a convention in the US that Jillian Usagi decided to turn her passion into profit. She founded My Running Room, an online …
  • 800 jobs on the line at rental car firm Avis Budget Group 13 Jul 2020 22:11 International rental car firm Avis Budget Group is undergoing consultation to lay off an undisclosed number of its workforce. Owned by American firm Avis Budget Car Rental, Avis Budget Group operates Avis Rent A Car, Apex Car Rentals and Budget Rent A Car …
  • Bali Hotel Worlds Best in New Award Indonesia Expat 13 Jul 2020 22:08 Each year, a New York-based travel magazine called  Travel + Leisure creates a series titled The World’s Best. They announce 15 of the world’s finest cities, 15 of the world’s finest islands, 10 of the best international airports, and the top 10 hotels in …
  • State will know who returns from abroad. New measures against coronavirus proposed 13 Jul 2020 21:55 Fines for quarantine violations tripled. Our paywall policy: The Slovak Spectator has decided to make all the articles on the special measures, statistics and basic information about the coronavirus available to everyone. If you appreciate our work and …
  • Hyatt Announces Timing of Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Investor Conference Call 13 Jul 2020 21:24 CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 13, 2020-- Hyatt Hotels Corporation (“Hyatt” or the “Company”) (NYSE: H) announced today that it will release second quarter 2020 financial results on Monday, August 3, 2020, after market close, followed by a conference call …
  • Travelers from high-risk states now face mandatory $2K fine for not filling out forms 13 Jul 2020 20:48 A team of Texas State Troopers greeted passengers leaving a United flight from Chicago at San Antonio International Airport. Travelers were required to fill out a quarantine form disclosing where they will shelter in place for the next 14 days. An …
  • EC Approves Major Aid Package for KLM 13 Jul 2020 20:47 The European Commission has approved a €3.4 billion Dutch aid measure including state loan guarantees and a direct subordinated state loan to KLM under the temporary framework adopted by the EC on March 19 to address the Covid-19 crisis.   Travel …
  • Discounted Gozo Channel fares will help to attract domestic tourism – GBC 13 Jul 2020 20:13 The introduction of the Gozo Channel ferry discounted fare travel scheme by the Ministry for Gozo has been welcomed by the Gozo Business Chamber. The scheme runs until the end of July and is applicable to travel between Monday and Thursday. In a statement, …
  • Tertiary care facilities to boost traveller confidence, stimulate tourism: Colliers 13 Jul 2020 19:33 The provision of tertiary healthcare facilities in the Middle East in case of emergencies will further boost traveller confidence, according to Colliers International. The international real estate services company added that a rise in medical tourism is …
  • WHO warns coronavirus crisis may worsen - Live Updates 13 Jul 2020 19:27 The pandemic could potentially get far worse if all nations do not adhere to basic healthcare precautions, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. The pandemic has caused "an education emergency" with 9.7 million children at risk of never …
  • The 2020 Kansas State Fair Has Been Cancelled 13 Jul 2020 19:25 The Kansas State Fair, which has been in existence since 1913, has been cancelled. The Kansas State Fair Board reconsidered their previous, June 30 action to have the 10-day event, scheduled to be September 11-20, and voted Monday morning to cancel the …
  • Coronavirus latest: No return to old normal for foreseeable future — WHO 13 Jul 2020 19:22 A study in Germany shows no evidence that school children play a role in spreading COVID-19 particularly quickly The World Health Organization warns pandemic has the potential to get far worse NGO Save the Children declares an "unprecedented education …
  • What Do Changing Holiday Habits Mean for Europe’s Hotels? 13 Jul 2020 19:18 As the holiday season kicks off in Europe, many people are staying closer to home this year What Do Changing Holiday Habits Mean for Europes Hotels? With lockdowns lifting and borders opening, millions of Europeans are heading off for a summer holiday – …
  • Activist Nathan Law arrives in Britain after fleeing Hong Kong 13 Jul 2020 19:07 Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law said he has arrived in London after fleeing the former British colony where China has imposed a security law. "With my backpack and small luggage in hand, I boarded my night flight. I had no idea what future …
  • Council to hear budgets for pier, downtown and SMTT 13 Jul 2020 19:07 After months of council meetings dominated by discussions of huge events, City Hall will be playing small ball on July 14 with an agenda that focuses on budget approval for several programs and second readings of previously discussed rule changes. Council …
  • Fire Official Says San Gabriel Mission Fire Apparently Started In Choir Loft. Arson Is A Possible Cause 13 Jul 2020 18:59 A statue of Saint Junipero Serra used to stand in front of the San Gabriel Mission until leaders recently removed it from public view for its protection. (Josie Huang/LAist) The blaze that gutted the historic San Gabriel Mission early Saturday morning …
  • Seward’s Alaska SeaLife Center, wounded by low visitor numbers, looks for a way to survive the pandemic 13 Jul 2020 18:56 Mammalogist Evelyn Lentz does a daily assessment of Forrest, a 6-year-old male Steller sea lion, on July 6, 2020, at the Alaska SeaLife Center. The sea lion was part of a study, now concluded, that examined maternal behavior in an effort to research a …
  • Holiday Inn Express Debuts in New Zealand with First Hotel in Queenstown 13 Jul 2020 18:53 Holiday Inn Express has made its debut in New Zealand with the launch of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Queenstown opening its doors 10 July. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Queenstown Opens Holiday Inn Express has made its debut in New Zealand with the …
  • Multi-million regeneration planned for Cork’s historic MacCurtain Street 13 Jul 2020 18:29 An ambitious multi-million regeneration of Cork’s historic MacCurtain Street has been unveiled as part of a wider plan to upgrade the city’s public transport network. City councillors are being briefed on the details of the MacCurtain Street public …

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