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Arnaga St.JeanPieddePorte Charcuterie Mayt

Today we went in a coach driven by M. Michel to Arnaga which was the home of Edmond Rostand. Edmond Rostand was a writer who most famously wrote Cyrano de Bergerac. The film version with Grard Dpardieu in the role of Cyrano won the actor a Csar F
Tags: Travel, Michel, Cyrano, Arnaga, Edmond Rostand Edmond Rostand, Grard Dpardieu, Arnaga St JeanPieddePorte Charcuterie Mayt


1,600 people secretly recorded

They placed hidden cameras inside wall sockets and hair dryers to catch a glimpse of hotel guests sans clothing in 30 motels across 10 cities in South Korea. Then they uploaded the covert videos of intimate activities online for profit. This new hotel spycam scandal involving four men is inciting outrage among South Koreans already on edge about the scourge of undercover filming which has swept their country. In September 2018, The New York Times explained that more than 30,000 cases of cland...
Tags: Travel, South Korea, Privacy, Bbc, New York Times, Seoul, All, Giza, Korea Herald, Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency


How to Save on Airline Baggage Fees

Remember the days when you could board a flight without long security lines and exorbitant bag fees? Believe it or not, there was a time when airports didn’t feel like a nightmare you couldn’t wake up from.Read more...
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New Data from OTA Insight Highlights the Root Cause of Rate Parity Issues

OTA Insight, the cloud-based data intelligence platform for the hospitality industry, today announced key findings from its data-driven infographic, "The Real Rate Parity Problem No One is Talking About," along with the release of its Annual Hotel Parity Review. Findings from the first-of-its-kind infographic outline key root issues surrounding rate parity for hotels, such as wholesalers that break the chain of contracts between hotels and Online Travel Agents (OTAs) by selling discounted...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Annual Hotel Parity Review


San Francisco Getting Hello Kitty Jet Service (But Los Angeles is Losing It)

There are special boarding passes and baggage stickers, Hello Kitty crew uniforms, and the seats are transformed into Hello Kitty with headrest covers and pillows. Meal service features utensilves, cups, and napkins that are Hello Kitty. The lavatories are stocked with themed toilet paper. Continue reading San Francisco Getting Hello Kitty Jet Service (But Los Angeles is Losing It)...
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WorkJam Study Finds More Than Half of Hourly Employees Are Prevented From Maximizing Their Full Potential

A new study reveals that more than half of hourly employees say their current role prevents them from maximizing their full potential at work.
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Google launches hotel search site: "This could undermine OTAs" | By Lily McIlwain

Google has launched a full destination search site for hotel listings in a move that could seriously shake up online travel - again.
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Fred Olsen Cruise Lines appoints head of salesFred Olsen Cruise Lines appoints head of sales

New boss moves over from Fred Olsen Travel
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Fewer than one in seven booked last holiday in a travel agencyFewer than one in seven booked last holiday in a travel agency

Average Brit last visited a branch over six years ago
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Eurostar tells passengers not to travel until April 'unless necessary'Eurostar tells passengers not to travel until April 'unless necessary'

Industrial action by French customs unions continues
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Airline punctuality 'getting worse each year'Airline punctuality 'getting worse each year'

Delays and cancellations have risen 72% since 2015
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Travel Gossip to consult members on joining criteria

Move follows questions over whether InteleTravel should be allowed in
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Kazakhstan Almatys Rich Cafe Culture

Its no secret I like to eat. I like the adventure of trying new things. I like the comfort of familiar old favorites. I like to take culinary tours of the world even when I cant travel. I relish the presentation. I crave the merriment
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Arnaga St. Jean PieddePorte Charcuterie Mayt

Today we went in a coach driven by M. Michel to Arnaga which was the home of Edmond Rostand. Edmond Rostand was a writer who most famously wrote Cyrano de Bergerac. The film version with Grard Dpardieu in the role of Cyrano won the actor a Csar F
Tags: Travel, Michel, Cyrano, Arnaga St Jean PieddePorte Charcuterie Mayt, Arnaga, Edmond Rostand Edmond Rostand, Grard Dpardieu


Network International Confirms Plan to Proceed With London IPO - Bloomberg

Network International Confirms Plan to Proceed With London IPO - Bloomberg:Middle Eastern payment processor Network International plans to list its shares in London next month in the first big initial public offering in the U.K. this year. Indicative price range, together with the maximum number of shares to be sold in the offer, will be determined in due course, the company said in a statement. Network International intends to have a free float of at least 25 percent of its issued share capital...
Tags: Travel, London, Ipo, Dubai, General Atlantic, Warburg Pincus, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Network International, Emirates NBD PJSC, IPO Bloomberg


Best local food spots in Chicago

Chicago is one of the great food and restaurant cities in the world. The city has everything from world-class fine dining to incredible hole-in-the-wall dives, and more cuisines from more regions and countries around the world than almost anywhere else. It’s no surprise then that Chicago gets its fair share of foodie travelers, but even those most in the know miss some of the city’s best places. These are the local favorites that tend to stay hidden — the spots where the chefs eat on their da...
Tags: Travel, Chicago, All, Northwest Side, Bucktown, Al Capone, Logan Square, Margie, Red Apple, Chicago Food, Chicago Foodies, San Soo Gab San, Red Hot Ranch, Chicago Food Scene, Fulton Market Chicago IL, San Soo Gab San Korean Barbeque


Boeing 737 Max Jets Grounded: What Does This Really Mean?

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Boeing 737 Max Jets Grounded: What Does This Really Mean? What does the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max jets mean? And what lessons does it teach us? I’ve been reporting on the FAA and its historic internal conflict of interest dating back more than 40 years, and the aftermath of the two recent Boeing Max jet crashes have once again brought this conflict into... The post Boeing 737 Max Jets Grounded: What Does This Really Mean? appeared first on P...
Tags: Travel, Airlines, Faa, Boeing, Featured Posts, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Boeing 737 MAX, Boeing MAX


Capital of Kazakhstan renamed

Residents of Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana will soon find themselves with a different address. On Wednesday, the country made a surprise announcement that Astana’s name would be changed to Nursultan, to honor its former president Nursultan Nazarbayev. 78-year-old Nazarbayev, who had been ruling the country since 1989, first as a Communist Party leader then as a president, resigned unexpectedly this week. In a televised address to the nation on Tuesday, Nazarbayev announced his resignation an...
Tags: Travel, Asia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Astana, All, Communist Party, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Almaty, Nazarbayev, Kassym Jomart Tokayev, Akmola, Tokayev, Nursultan, Akmolinsk


Easter traditions around world

From Easter egg traditions to chocolate bunnies to family gatherings, Easter is a major holiday for Christians all over the world. But despite the common ground at the center of the celebrations — Jesus rising from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion, death, and burial — not everyone around the world celebrates the holiday in the same way or with the same traditions. These seven unique Easter celebrations around the world will intrigue and maybe even inspire you to attend one. 1....
Tags: Travel, Greece, Spain, Italy, Poland, Vatican, Jesus, Norway, Easter, Sicily, Bermuda, Semana Santa, Andalusia, All, CLEVELAND Ohio, Virgin Mary


#AbuDhabi's Mubadala Explores Asia Investments and Partnerships - Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Explores Asia Investments and Partnerships - Bloomberg:Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Co., which has committed $15 billion to SoftBank Group Corp.’s Vision Fund, is exploring investments and new partnerships in Asia.The fund is looking at sectors including hi-tech industries, artificial intelligence, health care, real estate, as well as traditional private equity, Mubadala’s deputy group Chief Executive Officer Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi said in an interview with Bloombe...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Bloomberg TV, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mubadala, Mubadala Investment Co, SoftBank Group Corp 's Vision Fund, Partnerships Bloomberg, Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi, Hong Kong China Japan, Al Muhairi


Family Office With London Roots Goes on Global Buying Spree - Bloomberg

Family Office With London Roots Goes on Global Buying Spree - Bloomberg:Alvarium Investments, a multifamily office with stakes in some City of London hotels, has snapped up five small wealth-management firms in the past eight months, adding about $1 billion in client assets. The latest acquisition was Paris-based asset manager Iskander, Alvarium said in a statement Thursday that didn’t include terms. Other recent purchases include U.K.-based Casteel Capital in February, Swiss multifamily office ...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, New York, London, Paris, New Zealand, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Dilmun, LJ Partnership, Peterson Group, Iskander Alvarium, Casteel Capital


Superstition Mountain

We had hiked a trail on Superstition Mountain last year and really enjoyed it but there was plenty more there to explore so we drove back over there in the morning. We parked at a trailhead just east of LD State Park and headed out towards the high grou
Tags: Travel, LD State Park


#Dubai Buyers Still Love Emaar Villas as 2018 Sales Almost Double - Bloomberg

Dubai Buyers Still Love Emaar Villas as 2018 Sales Almost Double - Bloomberg:Dubai’s property market’s woes aren’t denting appetite for villas just yet.Emaar Properties PJSC said on Thursday revenue from villa sales jumped 90 percent last year to 7.84 billion dirhams ($2.13 billion), the biggest increase across its property segments, according to a breakdown of the 2018 earnings originally released last month.Home prices and rents have dropped by as much as a third since peaking in 2014 in Dubai...
Tags: Travel, Middle East, Dubai, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Emaar Properties PJSC


Saudis Spiral Deeper Into Isolation Amid U.S. Ire Over #Khashoggi - Bloomberg

Saudis Spiral Deeper Into Isolation Amid U.S. Ire Over Khashoggi - Bloomberg:Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s U.S. trip a year ago was packed with the sort of events most world leaders struggle to secure: a meeting at Bill Gates’s home, a tour of Amazon.com Inc.’s headquarters and a private visit to Virgin Galactic’s hangar in the Mojave Desert.The murder of Jamal Khashoggi destroyed all that, leaving the 33-year-old heir to the Saudi throne shunned, his government unable to repair ties ...
Tags: Travel, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, Senate, Virgin Galactic, Bill Gates, Yemen, Mohammed bin Salman, Amazon com Inc, Mojave Desert, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi, Khashoggi Bloomberg


No, TPG, Marriott Devaluations Aren’t Good for Members

Ultimately a consumer-focused website simply cannot claim that devaluations benefit program members. Marriott 'enhanced' the program, perhaps, with 'changes you're going to like'. But charging members more for reward nights doesn't improve the program. Continue reading No, TPG, Marriott Devaluations Aren’t Good for Members...
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Unbelievable TSA Finds

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Unbelievable TSA Finds This comes under the category of, what were you thinking? Last year, passengers were stopped by the TSA at security checkpoints because they were trying to bring the weirdest items on their planes. So what did the officers seize? Chainsaws at New York’s JFK, a spear gun at Houston’s Hobby Airport, an ice axe at... The post Unbelievable TSA Finds appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, New York, Tsa, Houston, Jfk, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials


Underwater restaurant in Norway

The exterior may look like a scene from a disaster movie, but the 111-foot-long building half-sunken in the North Sea is actually Europe’s first underwater restaurant. Located in the region of Lindesnes, on the southern tip of Norway on the North Sea, Under, which was designed by Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta, is a unique and incredibly innovative structure. Photo: Snøhetta Built with thick and rough concrete walls to withstand the harsh sea and weather conditions, the building is me...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Norway, Underwater, North Sea, All, Snøhetta, Underwater Restaurant, Underwater Restaurants, Lindesnes, Snøhetta Built, Snøhetta Upon


Top 10 most expensive cities in the world

Ever raised an eyebrow at the price of a meal on holiday? Spare a thought for those that live there. The Economist Intelligence Unit has published its annual Worldwide Cost of Living survey and it makes for very interesting reading. The survey was created to help companies calculate cost-of-living for expatriates and business travellers. Comparing the cost of […] The post Top 10 most expensive cities in the world appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, Usa, New York, California, France, China, Singapore, Israel, Middle East, Switzerland, Denmark


Emaar Propertes' shares drop after firm proposes 15% dividend | ZAWYA MENA Edition

:Emaar Properties, Dubai's largest listed developer, has proposed a 15 percent dividend for the year 2018, in line with estimates.In a statement to the Dubai exchange, the company said that its board of directors has recommended to distribute dividends to its shareholders amounting to 1.07 billion United Arab Emirates dirhams ($291 million), or 15 fils per share, which was in line with an estimate by broker Arqaam Capital.The company announced a full-year net profit for last year of 6.11 billion...
Tags: Travel, Dubai, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Emaar Properties Dubai, Emaar Propertes


Corrected: Badwa Capital’s new investment arm targets education, healthcare and logistics sectors | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Corrected: Badwa Capital’s new investment arm targets education, healthcare and logistics sectors | ZAWYA MENA Edition:The new investment management company launched by Dubai-based Badwa Capital last month will target investments in physical infrastructure in areas such as education, healthcare and logistics, one of the firm’s partners has said.The company announced its entry to the investment management business last month, with its press release stating that the business is “anchored with $100...
Tags: Travel, Middle East, Dubai, Dubai Financial Services Authority, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Zawya, Badwa Capital, Abdulaziz Alfalih