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South African Airways is flying again after its government cut funding last year. Here's a look at the collapse and revival of the 87-year-old national airline.

SAA relaunches flights after a year of inactivity Reuters South African Airways relaunched operations with a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town after a year of inactivity. Though not involved in the relaunch, the airline has likely secured a new investor, Takatso Consortium. SAA said it's optimistic about its revival, but it's not without its skeptics. See more stories on Insider's business page. South African Airways was on the brink of disappearance after years of financia...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, New York, London, Air Travel, Australia, Planes, Africa, US, Trends, Features, Rome, Frankfurt, South Africa, New York Times

EU fears citizens will be barred from flights to UK due to rules confusion

Airlines may turn away EU nationals with settled status due to complex residency rules, says BrusselsConcerns have been raised that EU citizens living in the UK may not be allowed to board flights into the country because of confusion created by new government rules over ID cards and passports.From 1 October, EU citizens who do not have the post-Brexit right to live in the UK will not be able to use EU, EEA or Swiss national ID cards to enter the country. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Air transport, Flights, Brexit, BrusselsConcerns

Tell us: how will you be affected by France’s new vaccine passport rules?

From 30 September, people aged 12-17 visiting France from the UK must present a vaccine passport to access most public places in the countryFrom 30 September, people aged 12-17 visiting France from the UK must present a “passe sanitaire” (vaccine passport) to access most public places in the country. Previously, this was only required for people aged 18 years and older.The UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) does not recommend that most 12 to 15-year-olds get vaccinated a...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, UK, France, Society, Vaccines and immunisation, Joint Committee, Coronavirus

"... I’ve got a calling in life. And that is to inspire Americans to venture beyond Orlando. The practical goal is to get people who have been to Disney World four or five times to try Portugal. It won’t bite you...."

"I make dad jokes, and I’m a sucker for alliteration. I think people want to be put at ease. Like, it’s O.K. to be a little dorky. It’s O.K. to laugh in a museum. You can be looking at the 'Pietà' and you can still laugh.... For a lot of people, their default is, 'O.K., I want to drink, and my favorite drink is this Martini.' Well, you’ve got to get away from that when you’re travelling, O.K.? The question is not, Where can I get my drink? but, What do local people drink here?... When I’m in Gre...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Florida, England, Greece, Writing, Law, Scotland, Disney, Prague, Drinking, Portugal, Belgium, Seattle, Orlando, Tuscany

Low gas prices were not sustainable, #UAE minister says | Reuters

Low gas prices were not sustainable, UAE minister says | Reuters The United Arab Emirates' energy minister said on Tuesday low gas prices were not sustainable and a recent hike reflected market fundamentals and a lack of investment in the sector."Gas prices were not sustainable (at) $2 or $3. New investments need to be there. I'm afraid it is not going to be magical. ..prices will go through ups and downs until the market realises the right price. The market will drive the price," Minister Suh...
Tags: Travel, Europe, United States, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Uae, Reuters, Suhail Al Mazrouei, Rupert Neil Bumfrey

Why you should swap the South of France for the North this autumn

With Covid and the climate crisis shaping our travel decisions, Rachel Ifans suggests heading Nord for French frolics
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Nord, Rachel Ifans

Emerald Cruises Review and Profile

Formerly known as Emerald Waterways, the Europe river cruise line entered the market in 2014. Recently rebranded as Emerald Cruises, they also now incorporate yacht cruises under their new moniker. Part of the Scenic Group, Emerald Cruises is under the... Read More The post Emerald Cruises Review and Profile appeared first on Cruise Maven.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Europe River Cruises, River Cruises, Emerald Cruises, Scenic Group Emerald Cruises

Europe Hotel Transactions Bulletin - Week Ending 17 September 2021

Ikos acquires Blau Porto Petro, Mallorca, Spain, from Roxa, Conker Dawn acquires Hampton Waterloo and Doubletree York from Shiva Hotels, Extendam and Vicartem acquire Hotel de Bourgogne, Nantes, France, Crest acquires Best Western Tiverton, UK from the Roberts family.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Roberts, MALLORCA Spain, Ikos, Blau Porto Petro, Roxa Conker Dawn, Hampton Waterloo, Doubletree York, Shiva Hotels Extendam, Hotel de Bourgogne Nantes France Crest, Tiverton UK

#UAE economy minister to visit Britain seeking trade deal | Reuters

UAE economy minister to visit Britain seeking trade deal | Reuters The United Arab Emirates' economy minister will lead a high-level delegation to Britain this week, the ministry said on Sunday, as the Gulf state seeks to deepen trade ties.Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri and the delegation will meet British ministers, officials and representatives from the private sector to discuss recently announced UAE economic policies.One of those policies includes the UAE seeking to seal what it calls a compreh...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Britain, United Arab Emirates, Uae, Gulf, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri

Ski trains to resume between London and the French Alps

Service starting in December will be a charter train only available to those booking holidays through CDA’s Travelski subsidiaryWith more Eurostar trains now running again on routes from London to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam, travellers have been awaiting news of ski trains to the French Alps and the reinstatement of other services.But recent news from Eurostar news hasn’t been good. This week the train operator announced that services to Marne-la-Vallée (for Disneyland Paris) wouldn’t run unt...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Business, London, France, UK News, Amsterdam, Eurostar, Alps, Ski Resorts, Kent, Ebbsfleet, Ashford, CDA, Paris Brussels, Eurostar news

Adventure tour companies have to (re-)start somewhere. Why not Norfolk?

The Man Who Pays His Way: Formerly intrepid adventure specialists are pinning their hopes on East Anglia and Europe’s Christmas markets
Tags: Travel, Europe, Advice, East Anglia, Norfolk, News &

Hoteliers Forecast Revenue Increase in 2021 vs 2020 | By Pedro Colaco

Despite a disruptive start to this year’s summer season in Europe, our latest Hotel Business Barometer results reveal a positive shift in sentiment across the hotel industry. Below are some of the key hotel data updates from Hoteliers we surveyed and our market trends analysis, published in our September edition of The Hotelier PULSE Report:
Tags: Travel, Europe, Pedro Colaco

Best Things to Do in Cadaques, Beautiful Town in Costa Brava

If you’re traveling to Catalonia, the autonomous community in north-eastern Spain, don’t miss to visit Cadaques, one of the most beautiful towns on the Costa Brava. Don’t be deceived by the village’s small dimensions, for there are many things to do in Cadaques, a town that stole my heart. Once a small fishermen village, in the early 20th Century Cadaques became an important cultural center. The surrounding wild landscape attracted world-famous artists such as Picasso, Chagall, Man Ray ,...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, Catalonia, Barcelona, Italy, Salvador Dalí, Mediterranean, Santorini, Freud, Costa Brava, Salvador, White City, Girona, Santa Maria, Dali

British Airways demonstrated its progress on creating a 'Perfect Flight' using fuel made with used cooking oil as airlines race to reduce carbon emissions

BA Better World A320neo British Airways British Airways demonstrated a "Perfect Flight" from Heathrow to Glasgow using sustainable aviation fuel. The journey replicated a 2010 flight to show how much the airline has reduced its CO2 emissions over 11 years. Airlines are responding to the industry pollution problem as "flight shaming" gains popularity. See more stories on Insider's business page. British Airways demonstrated how it is moving toward a "Perfect Flight" using sustainable je...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, London, News, Sweden, Scotland, US, Trends, Bbc, Tim Clark, Heathrow, Glasgow, Airbus, Edinburgh, Carbon Footprint

Swap Prague for Olomouc, the Czech Republic’s undiscovered city break

Craving the toytown architecture and warming cuisine of central Europe? Skip tourist-trodden Prague and veer east for charming Olomouc, says Mike MacEacheran
Tags: Travel, Europe, Czech Republic, Prague, Olomouc, 48 Hours In

Hiking the Velebit Trail: Croatia has been hiding one of Europe’s great treks

With the Balkan country back on the green list, there’s no better time to combine a hardcore hiking holiday with a classic Adriatic escape, writes Peter Watson
Tags: Travel, Europe, Croatia, Balkan

TheFork and SevenRooms Ink Multi-Year Strategic Partnership Deal Across Europe, the United Kingdom and Australia

NEW YORK (14 September 2021) — TheFork, the leading online restaurant reservations platform from the Tripadvisor Media Group, today announced a strategic partnership with SevenRooms, a guest experience and retention platform for the hospitality industry. In an increasingly digital world on the path to recovery, TheFork and SevenRooms have joined forces to offer an exclusive and unique combination of services aimed at helping restaurants increase online reservations while seamlessly managi...
Tags: Travel, Europe, New York, Australia, United Kingdom, Netherlands Spain, Tripadvisor Media Group, Belgium Italy France

12 Best Easy Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

The 12 best easy hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado that offer lake views, gorgeous cascades and stunning mountain views. You can read the original article here: 12 Best Easy Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park. Monkeys and Mountains | Adventure Travel - Trekking and Hiking Tours in Europe | Mountain Hiking | Adventure Travel Blog
Tags: Travel, Europe, Rocky Mountain National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park Colorado, Adventure Travel in United States, Rocky Mountain National Park Monkeys

Europe’s Hotels Will Wait Until at Least 2025 for Full Return of International Business Guests

Hotels in Europe that rely on international business travelers face a painfully long wait until recovery that could stretch to more than four years.
Tags: Travel, Europe

How a Young Guy from India Became A World Leading Surrogacy Physician

  Dr. Said Daneshmand is an internationally recognized fertility specialist with extensive experience in providing third-party reproductive services. In his second year of studying medicine, he had a profound experience that changed his life forever. Intro : You’re listening to the Australian Family and Fertility Law Podcast. Here’s your host, Stephen Page. Stephen Page: Good day. I’m Stephen Page from Page Provan. And this is another podcast in our series, Australian Famil...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Podcast, England, Australia, La, India, US, Los Angeles, Society, Iran, Earth, University, United States, New Zealand, San Diego

What Makes a Finance Guy Leave Everything to Work in Surrogacy

In this podcast, Richard Westoby discusses his own personal surrogacy journey and a complete career change that he never could have anticipated. Transcript Intro: You’re listening to the Australian Family and Fertility Law Podcast. Here’s your host, Stephen Page. Stephen Page: Good day, it’s Stephen Page from Page Provan again. And we’re talking about our series of Australian family and infertility law. And in today’s podcast, I have the joy of talking to Richard. Richar...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, Podcast, England, Australia, California, China, US, Cnn, United States, Sony, Dan Brown, States, David Attenborough, Richard

MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf bourses end mixed, #AbuDhabi falls most | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf bourses end mixed, Abu Dhabi falls most | Reuters Major stock markets in the Gulf ended mixed on Monday, with the Abu Dhabi index falling the most, as investors remained cautious about global economic recovery and the oil market.U.S. House Democrats are expected to propose raising the corporate tax rate to 26.5% from 21% as part of a sweeping plan that includes tax increases on the wealthy, corporations, and investors, according to two people familiar with the mat...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Gulf, Reuters, Adi, Reuters Major, U S House, Abu Dhabi National Oil Co ADNOC, Tasi, ADNOC, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, Saudi Telecom Company

Europe Hotel Transactions Bulletin - Week Ending 10 September 2021

Cascade Investment to acquire controlling stake in Four Seasons, Gem Hotels acquires Wardrobe Court Serviced Apartments in London from British Land, Starwood acquires Hotel Vesterbro, Copenhagen from Strawberry Hospitality, Long Harbour acquires freehold interest in Hampton by Hilton Munich Airport South, Santander offloads debt of 13 Spanish Luxury hotels to Bybrook, Knight Frank IM acquires Premier Inn Beverley, UK from Wykeland, Odense acquires Stella Maris Hotel de Luxe in Svendborg, ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, Starwood, Young, Hampton, Svendborg Denmark, Cornwall UK, Cascade Investment, Four Seasons Gem Hotels, Wardrobe Court, Hotel Vesterbro Copenhagen, Strawberry Hospitality Long Harbour, Hilton Munich Airport South Santander, Bybrook Knight Frank IM, Inn Beverley UK

interTouch opens Amsterdam office to support European growth

London, 13 September 2021: interTouch, the leading provider of cloud-based Internet and guest-facing technologies to the global hospitality industry, has expanded its operations in Europe with the opening of its Amsterdam office.
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, Amsterdam

How have Europe’s hotels fared during the pandemic?

In August 2021, Tranio joined forces with the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) to conduct a joint survey on the impact the global COVID-19 pandemic has had on the hospitality sector since March 2020, and to zero in on what we can expect from the market going forward.
Tags: Travel, Europe, International Hotel Investment Forum IHIF, Tranio

Alitalia is dying and being reborn as a new airline called ITA - see the full history of Italy's troubled flag carrier

An Alitalia Airbus A330 airplane is pictured at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome Reuters Government-owned Alitalia is ceasing operations on October 15 after failing to secure investors, marking the end of its 74-year era. The national carrier will be replaced by Italia Transporto Aereo, a brand new airline independent of Alitalia that will not be responsible for the old carrier's debt to the state. ITA plans to purchase 52 Alitalia aircraft, acquire its slots at Milan Linat...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Europe, UK, New York, Milan, Air Travel, Life, Germany, Berlin, Planes, Trends, Bloomberg, European Union, Ukraine

MIDEAST STOCKS #AbuDhabi bourse hits record high; #Saudi snaps 5-day rally | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Abu Dhabi bourse hits record high; Saudi snaps 5-day rally | Reuters Abu Dhabi stocks closed at an all-time high on Thursday, buoyed by a jump in First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), while the Saudi bourse snapped a five-day winning streak.In Abu Dhabi, the index (.ADI) advanced 1.2%, boosted by a 4.8% rise in the United Arab Emirates' largest lender FAB (FAB.AD), which said on Wednesday it had hired Martin Tricaud as head of investment banking. read moreThe appointment should gi...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Qatar, United States, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Gulf, Reuters, U S Energy Information Administration, Riyad Bank, Reuters Abu Dhabi, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, QSI

Best ways to score a cheap flight upgrade for your next international trip

Looking to fly business but not take a second mortgage out on your home? Lucky for you, there are plenty of ways to upgrade a flight. And no, despite how popular this theme tends to be, dressing well is not one of them. Maybe at one time, dressing the part when you were talking to the gate agent helped, but now thanks to the thousand-and-one ways to acquire elite status on airlines, the airlines are far less interested in your designer bag and way more interested in whether that bag has thei...
Tags: Travel, Credit Cards, Europe, New York, La, Singapore, San Francisco, Atlanta, Flying, Paris, Delta, American Express, Las Vegas, Amex, Flights, United

Venice in a Day: How to Have the Greatest Time in the Most Romantic City

Is Venice the most romantic city in the world? Many think so, and I have to agree. Although small, there are so many things to do and see in the City of Canals. However, if you can only spend a day in Venice, let me help you get the most of your time in the city of canals.  Venice is famous for its elaborate labyrinth of islands and canals navigated by black gondolas and spanned by hundreds of bridges. Other cities worldwide have been dubbed “the Venice of the North,” or the West, and so on. ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Milan, Uncategorized, Rome, Unesco, West, Italy, Venice, Marco Polo, Doge, Vivaldi, Napoleon, San Marco, Grand Canal, World Heritage Sites

Some EU countries are banning American travelers or enforcing quarantines - regardless of vaccination - as US virus cases climb

Tourists visit the Esplanade des Droits de l'Homme with the Eiffel tower in the background, in Paris on August 6, 2020. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP via Getty Images The EU removed the US from its list of countries from which travelers can enter without restrictions. Individual countries have responded with measures ranging from bans to tighter entry requirements. The restrictions come as the Delta variant continues to spread in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. As...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Science, News, Sweden, Greece, Germany, US, Trends, Eu, Spain, European Union, Tourism, Paris, Italy

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