Travel and holidays

  • Iraq: ISHM: September 17 - September 24, 2020 24 Sep 2020 21:14 Key Takeaways: Kadhimi Visits France Next Month; Constitutional Amendments Committee Reports Progress; Halbousi Targets Sep 26 Election Law Vote; Sadr, PMF Committee Denounce Attacks – On September 18, Iraq’s Foreign Minister said from Paris that PM …
  • Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) CEO Heyward Donigan on Q2 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 24 Sep 2020 20:59 Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Q2 2021 Results Conference Call September 24, 2020 8:30 AM ET Company Participants Trent Kruse - VP of IR and Treasury Heyward Donigan - CEO Jim Peters - COO Dan Robson - President, EnvisionRxOptions Matt Schroeder - CFO …
  • Top 10 overcrowded commuter journeys in England and Wales revealed 24 Sep 2020 20:47 How overcrowded is YOUR train? Commuters' top 10 hellish trips to work are revealed - with the 8.02am from Oxford to London Marylebone topping the list Department for Transport has revealed the top 10 most overcrowded trains 2019 The 7.32am South …
  • A call for safe and clean travel destinations ahead of World Tourism Day 24 Sep 2020 20:17 Travel enthusiasts and tour operators might not have given much thought to safe, clean and hygiene destinations during the planning phase in the pre-Covid days. But this might not hold good going forward, as the pandemic has shaken travellers and tour …
  • Your Guide to Seattle Drive-In Movies & Events: Fall 2020 Edition 24 Sep 2020 20:01 As we move into fall, drive-in movies, the darlings of summer 2020, are also making the jump into the new season, staking their claim as one of the safest ways to get out and do something while still maintaining social distancing. Below, we've rounded …
  • Litzman Explains His Resignation, Blasts Gamzu 24 Sep 2020 19:56 Across the political spectrum in Israel, everyone seems to agree that the surprise resignation of Housing Minister Yaacov Litzman last Tuesday was a dramatic but puzzling gesture. He said he resigned to protest the “irresponsible and insensitive” way the …
  • Dear Abby: Kids in the way of relationship 24 Sep 2020 19:41 Updated 1:42 pm EDT, Thursday, September 24, 2020 Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was …
  • Camping or hosteling during the pandemic? Here’s how to scout out your best bathroom options. 24 Sep 2020 19:33  But it doesn’t have to be this way, as I learned after spending two weeks car camping in some of New Hampshire and Maine’s most well-trod mountain and beach towns. Relieving oneself in relative comfort while traveling on a tight budget isn’t easy, but …
  • Former Lumber King Jim Montgomery gets another shot at NHL coaching 24 Sep 2020 19:23 Jim Montgomery is on his way back to the National Hockey League. The St. Louis Blues recently hired the former Pembroke Lumber King to be an assistant coach, a reunion of sorts as Montgomery returns to the organization that gave him his first crack as an …
  • Hyatt Expands 'Work From Hyatt' Package To New Hotels Across North America And The Caribbean 24 Sep 2020 19:08 Hyatt recently launched the Work From Hyatt extended-stay package that gives families, couples and individuals a seamless, much-deserved change of scenery. Given strong interest in the initial launch of the package, Hyatt has announced an expansion of the …
  • Travelers on this U.S. airline can soon get a rapid COVID-19 test the day they travel 24 Sep 2020 18:33 By Kristi Palma, Boston.com Staff September 24, 2020 | 11:54 AM United Airlines will offer customers COVID-19 tests next month and is the first U.S airline to do so, the carrier announced on Thursday. The Chicago-based airline will launch the service Oct. …
  • Irish government announces changes to “Green List,” effective Monday 24 Sep 2020 18:30 Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs has made changes to its Green List for travel that will go into effect this Monday, September 28. On Thursday, Ireland’s DFA announced that its "Green List" for travel has been reduced to just four European …
  • 3 Reasons Jamaica Should Be Your Next Holiday 24 Sep 2020 17:54 After this year, we all need a holiday. And if you’ve found yourself scanning travel sites and window shopping for your next getaway, you’re not on your own! The island country of Jamaica features highly on many travellers’ bucket lists and for good reason …
  • Cruise Planners Second Successful Where2Next Virtual Event... 24 Sep 2020 17:14 Cruise Planners Second Successful Where2Next Virtual Event Series; “Beaches, Butlers, and Beyond,” Creates the Desire for an All-Inclusive Vacation As more and more people are vacation-deprived, Cruise Planners travel advisors have created a unique way to …
  • This Bali town was made famous by Eat, Pray, Love. Now it's a coronavirus crematorium 24 Sep 2020 17:13 Bebalang village is best known to tourists as a stop on Bali's Eat, Pray, Love tour for fans of Elizabeth Gilbert's famous memoir. Key points: Bali started welcoming domestic tourists back on July 31 Up to 4,000 people are arriving on the island …
  • Worst Reviews of Montana from Awful Tourists 24 Sep 2020 16:58 Now that tourist season in Montana has ended (for the most part) we can make fun of them, right? Sure, why not. While most tourists enjoy their Montana vacations, it turns out that not all visitors to Big Sky Country seem to enjoy the various attractions …
  • Stone Solutions Owner, Chandell Stone Sources Talent From Africa to Support Small Businesses in US and Europe. 24 Sep 2020 16:56 After recognizing the high unemployment gap amongst millennials in Kenya, educator, HBCU, and Harvard University graduate, Chandell Stone, founded Stone Solutions. In its second year, Stone Solutions has successfully leveraged talent across Africa to …
  • Denmark, Iceland and Slovakia are the latest countries added to quarantine list 24 Sep 2020 16:33 Denmark, Slovakia, Iceland and Curacao are the latest countries to be removed from the UK's travel corridor list, due to concerns over rising numbers of coronavirus cases in the destinations. In addition, any Brits returning from those countries after …
  • Follow these tips to hit the bike trail safely — and politely — during the pandemic 24 Sep 2020 16:32 That’s a tall order during these pandemic times: Wetzel acknowledges that we’re in the midst of a biking boom. Since March, cycling traffic in the region has ballooned, with some trails reporting their heaviest use in years. Biking has become a favored …
  • Letters Sept. 24: Respect for Bonnie Henry; too difficult to get a COVID-19 test 24 Sep 2020 15:19 Huge respect for Dr. Bonnie Henry My wife and I stop everything and listen to Dr. Bonnie Henry when she is on the news. Why? Because she is trustworthy, intelligent and empathetic. She exudes a soft and gentle kindness that accompanies her straightforward …
  • Emirates to resume flights to Jo'burg, Cape Town, Durban, Harare and Mauritius 24 Sep 2020 15:10 in Route Planning & Tourism Posted 24 September 2020 · Add Comment Emirates today announced it will resume flights to Johannesburg (1st October), Cape Town (1st October), Durban (4th October) in South Africa; Harare in Zimbabwe (1st October) and …
  • Can you get life insurance after being diagnosed with COVID-19? 24 Sep 2020 15:05 Finding ourselves stuck in the thick of a global pandemic has most of us playing hopscotch through a wide range of emotions from scared and frustrated to unexpectedly finding welcome solitude while in quarantine.  Somewhere between baking bread, whipping …
  • How To Use Cultural Tourism For Increased Travel and Tourism Traffic 24 Sep 2020 14:52 There are many reasons why people enjoy holiday travels – for relaxation, knowledge, events, exciting adventures, and more. The connection between culture and tourism in the travel industry can be more explicitly explained as the consumption of a specific …
  • United Airlines Launches Interactive Map Feature For Flight Searching 24 Sep 2020 14:49 United Airlines has rolled out an interactive online "Map Search" feature for its customers in collaboration with search giant Google, Inc. The new feature is powered by Google Flight Search Enterprise Technology. United is claimed to be the …
  • ‘I really wanted to have a base in Aldeburgh’ - New gin distillery opens up in Aldeburgh 24 Sep 2020 14:08 PUBLISHED: 19:00 23 September 2020 | UPDATED: 14:44 24 September 2020 Katy Sandalls CEO Christian Hamilton, Owner Andrew Heald, Distiller Ben Bewley -Pope Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Sarah Lucy Brown The Suffolk coast is set to become a destination for gin …
  • Muck-up fiasco just a symptom a sick society 24 Sep 2020 14:05 As a former teacher I cannot believe any school, private or public, would consciously inculcate the attitudes manifest in the Shore boys' plans. There would be many Shore lads who find such views offensive and do not wish to be tarred with such a foul …
  • Are Teesside visitors driving coronavirus cases higher in Whitby? 24 Sep 2020 14:04 A health chief has been quizzed over whether Teesssiders travelling to Whitby are behind rising numbers of cases in the popular seaside tourist destination. North Yorkshire's director of public health Dr Lincoln Sargeant has responded to suggestions a …
  • Oxford to Marylebone train ‘most over... 24 Sep 2020 13:52 A train from Oxford to London Marylebone was the most overcrowded in England and Wales last autumn, new figures show. There were nearly twice as many standard class passengers as the registered capacity when the two-carriage 8.02am Chiltern Railways …
  • Huge blow to Scottish tourism from new COVID rules 24 Sep 2020 13:48 Destination Vicky Karantzavelou / 24 Sep 2020 09:41 159 Scottish Land & Estates, which represents rural businesses, has written to the Rural Economy Cabinet Secretary, Fergus Ewing, who is responsible for tourism, urging this decision be reversed …
  • Emirates resumes flights to several destinations... 24 Sep 2020 13:40 Emirates has announced that it will be resuming flights to several more destinations in its network from October 1, 2020. The airline will resume flights to Johannesburg (October 1), Cape Town (October 1), Durban (October 4) in South Africa; Harare in …
  • Love to Travel? Air India Plans to Start ‘Flights to Nowhere’ Service 24 Sep 2020 13:17 After Singapore Airlines plans to start flights to nowhere for flyers who have been missing the experience of flying, national carrier Air India is planning to start its own “flights to nowhere” for flyers. “Yes, we are exploring the possibility of …
  • Emirates To Resume Flights To Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Harare and Mauritius, Boosting Global Network To 92 Destinations 24 Sep 2020 12:49 Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Johannesburg (1 October), Cape Town (1 October), Durban (4 October) in South Africa; Harare in Zimbabwe (1 October); and Mauritius (3 October). The addition of the five points will expand the Emirates' …
  • ‘Some rules are no longer useful’: Belgium relaxes coronavirus restrictions despite rise in cases 24 Sep 2020 12:39 Despite the steady rise of COVID-19 cases in a country already hard-hit by the virus Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes said Wednesday that mask requirements, some attendance limits and other public health measures will be relaxed as part of a less …
  • Log on in paradise: The exotic destinations inviting remote workers 24 Sep 2020 12:17 (CNN) — Working from home has become the new normal for many of us due to the Covid-19 pandemic. While some have struggled to adapt to this new working mode, others have come to the welcome realization that their job requirements can be completed from …
  • Minister Anite Rallies for More Youth Employment on visits To Yogi Steels, Gold star Factories 24 Sep 2020 12:05 Njeru – State Minister for Privatization and Investment, Evelyn Anite has assured investors of reliable electricity supply in Njeru Municipality and plentiful government support. During a guided tour of Yogi Steels Ltd, a steel products manufacturer and …
  • Emirates adds 5 routes, brings global network to 92 24 Sep 2020 12:00 Dubai-based airline Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Johannesburg (October 1), Cape Town (October 1), Durban (October 4) in South Africa; Harare in Zimbabwe (October 1) and Mauritius (October 3). The addition of the five points will expand …
  • Travel agents back moves for pre-flight Covid tests 24 Sep 2020 11:49 Travel agents are backing moves for pre-flight Covid-19 tests for passengers leaving the Republic. Their call came on Thursday as it emerged that State company DAA is in talks with providers on the possibility of opening pre-departure testing facilities at …
  • Latest relaxations and restrictions in air travel to and from India 24 Sep 2020 11:23 While some state protocols mandate seven days of institutional quarantine plus seven days of home quarantine for international passengers, others require them to be institutionally quarantined for 10 or 14 days.Even as India continues to add to its air …
  • Go on a 'Man vs Wild' adventure with new camp in... 24 Sep 2020 11:22 The Bear Grylls camp will open on Jebel Jais this October. Test your survival skills in a new adventure on the UAE's highest mountain - when the world's first Bear Grylls Explorers Camp (BGEC) opens in Ras Al Khaimah's Jebel Jais this October.  …
  • Wizz Air launches half price sale on flights with no limit on travel dates 24 Sep 2020 10:40 Wizz Air has slashed prices on flights across its entire network by 50% in a brand new sale. The best part for holidaymakers is that there are no restrictions on travel dates - the airline is offering the deals on any flights that are currently available …
  • Legendary nouvelle cuisine pioneer Pierre Troisgros dies aged 92 24 Sep 2020 10:32 Legendary French chef Pierre Troisgros died yesterday at the age of 92. ― AFP pic PARIS, Sept 24 ― Pierre Troisgros, the legendary French chef and head of the country's greatest gastronomic dynasty, died yesterday aged 92, his restaurant told AFP. The …
  • 2 Indian airlines banned for flying passengers with COVID-19 24 Sep 2020 10:17 NEW DELHI — The arrival of coronavirus-infected passengers on flights from India remains a concern for other countries at a time when the Indian government is attempting to augment international air passenger traffic through bilateral travel bubbles. On …
  • Crocodile attacks snorkeller off Australian island 24 Sep 2020 09:53 BRISBANE: A crocodile bit a man on the head and neck as he was snorkelling off an island on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The 33-year-old was flown to hospital after Wednesday's (Sep 23) attack by what is believed to be a 2m saltwater crocodile …
  • Sharjah allows travel from its ports; open for tourism 24 Sep 2020 09:50 The UAE Emirate of Sharjah has allowed travel for all citizens and residents and tourists and visitors from all countries through the ports of Sharjah.     It has announced a host of health guidelines and norms for those travelling through the ports of the …
  • Half of hotel rooms expected to be empty in upcoming tourism season 24 Sep 2020 09:32 By Shermain Bique-Charles [email protected] A new tourism industry report is painting a gloomy picture about the country’s economic bread basket as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy. The Destination Performance/Occupancy …
  • Man bitten on head, neck in croc attack near Lizard Is 24 Sep 2020 09:26 A man is recovering in hospital following a crocodile attack off the coast of Far North Queensland. It is understood the 33-year-old man was snorkelling about 4pm in Anchor Bay - offshore from the Lizard Island resort, north of Cairns. Camera Icon Lizard …
  • Japan’s government plans website for booking COVID-19 tests before travel 24 Sep 2020 09:26 The government plans to open a website in October for business travelers and athletes to book polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for the novel coronavirus before they travel overseas. The website, to be named TeCOT, will allow those planning …
  • No need for Pinoys leaving for abroad to secure travel pass from DFA — Palace 24 Sep 2020 09:25 Filipinos leaving for abroad do not have to secure any travel pass from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque admitted that he just found out such government advisory on outbound travel after …
  • Dr Noor Hisham congratulates Malaysian healthcare after country wins coveted Health and Medical Tourism award 24 Sep 2020 09:13 Malaysia won the prestigious award for the fourth time. — Picture courtesy of Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council PETALING JAYA, Sept 24 — Malaysia has won the coveted ‘Health and Medical Tourism: Destination of the Year’ award at the International Medical …
  • Falklands announces support schemes for the tourism industry 24 Sep 2020 08:38 Thursday, September 24th 2020 - 08:10 UTC Tourism is an increasingly important sector for the Falkland Islands: prior to Covid-19, the sector generated approximately £16 million in annual sales. The Falkland Islands Government provided details on Wednesday …
  • TRAVEL: Sampling the delights of wonderful Windermere 24 Sep 2020 08:11 As a gentle antidote to the rigours of daily life – and the busy streets outside – taking afternoon tea in the sedate lounge of a luxurious hotel, watching people below messing about in boats on England’s largest lake, takes a bit of beating. There’s a lot …
  • Post-Covid travel marketing to feature local food heroes 24 Sep 2020 07:24 Sustainable tourism Tatiana Rokou / 24 Sep 2020 09:30 134 Happiness, well being and pride in local food and drink to underpin new marketing opportunity for travel destinations. Planet Happiness, which promotes and measures destination well-being and …
  • 15 places in NSW to shake off 2020 24 Sep 2020 07:22 If we weren’t living through it ourselves, the plot for this year would seem a bit farfetched. Here are 15 places or ways to shake off 2020 and make summer a high note. Lockdowns from Melbourne to New York? Supermarkets swept clean of toilet paper and …
  • Croc attacks man in Far North Qld 24 Sep 2020 07:17 A man is recovering in hospital following a croc attack off the coast of Far North Queensland on Wednesday. It is understood the 33-year-old man was snorkelling about 4pm in Anchor Bay - offshore from the Lizard Island resort, north of Cairns. The man was …
  • How Magic Leap's alternate reality failed to take off 24 Sep 2020 07:04 By Joshua Brustein and Ian King Reality finally set in for Rony Abovitz in May. The augmented reality headset that had been under development for nine years inside his company, Magic Leap Inc., had been a colossal flop. In a tearful address over video …
  • Pubs, cafes and restaurants say non-essential travel advice is final blow 24 Sep 2020 06:59 The First Minister's appeal for people in Wales to curb their non-essential travel will be the death knell for many in the hospitality industry across Wales. Restaurants, bars, cafes and hotels both in city centres and tourist destinations that rely on …
  • STB launches campaign: ‘Experience Seychelles; our home, your sanctuary’ 24 Sep 2020 06:47 Destination Tatiana Rokou / 24 Sep 2020 08:39 172 Amidst times of uncertainty, the ‘Experience Seychelles; our home, your sanctuary’ campaign gives travellers worldwide hope and prospect to escape harsh realities they are currently facing by calling …
  • Wheels24.co.za | REVIEW | The new Tourneo Custom minivan is what road trips are all about in a pandemic 24 Sep 2020 06:43 • Ford has added two derivatives to the Tourneo Custom range. • There is a new six-speed auto transmission as well as a new 2.0-litre single turbo engine. • AdBlue technology has also been introduced to the Tourneo range for the first time. • For more …
  • Saudi Arabia to resume religious tourism in bid to revive economy 24 Sep 2020 06:22 The kingdom curtailed visits to the main mosques in Mecca and Medina in March after religious gatherings emerged as major spreaders of the virus in the Middle East and other parts of the world. It also locked down parts of its economy but eased most …
  • Highland caravan park to open in December for first time amid Covid crisis 24 Sep 2020 06:19 A SCOTTISH estate has taken the unprecedented step of opening its caravan park into December after a rise in autumn bookings. Blair Castle Estate, which also includes self-catering accommodation and lodges, said it has extended its opening season amid …

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