Seven thousand pounds an hour: that, I calculate, is the money Flybe is expecting to lose between now and April. Europe’s biggest regional airline has put itself up for sale, and is talking to possible buyers as it struggles to limit its losses. Flybe also says it’s also reviewing other “strategic options” to turn around
(CNN) — French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco’s King Mohammed VI are expected to inaugurate Africa’s first high-speed rail line on Thursday. These high-speed trains are flashing along the Atlantic coast of Morocco. The French-made double-decker TGVs are being tested today ahead of the launch of a flagship new line connecting Tangier with Morocco’s economic
Since its creation, Interstate 15 has been promoted as a scenic highway, and it’s one of the nation’s longest north-south transcontinental highways, too. You can take it all the way from inside Canada to the Mexican border of Southern California. Our favorite stretch of the highway leads from Salt Lake City to San Diego. If
https://www.expedia.com/Queenstown.d180018.Destination-Travel-Guides Queenstown, in New Zealand’s South Island, is the gateway to stunning fiords, glaciers, ski fields and vineyards. This lake-side city provides the pulse that keeps this remote corner of the world energetic and youthful. As the descendants of fierce Polynesian warriors and determined European settlers, the Kiwis have the spirit of adventure running though
Mediterranean cruises and luxury spa treatments were not the major topics of conversation at the Phocuswright Travel conference in Los Angeles.
Expert guide to Hong Kong Overview Hotels Attractions Restaurants Free Nightlife Hong Kong is the type of place that causes decision fatigue: the sheer amount of indulgences – from foot massages to horse races to sparkling views of the Victoria Harbour – can disorient even the most seasoned traveller. It doesn’t help that this bustling
Hundreds of Air France passengers who had boarded a flight to Shanghai ended up spending three days in Siberia – under “hotel arrest” because they had no visas. Their ordeal began seven hours after flight AF116 took off from Paris Charles de Gaulle late on Saturday night, 10 November. The Boeing 777 aircraft with 282 passengers and
(CNN) — With a $3 billion price tag, the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi was said to be the most expensive hotel to have been built when it opened in 2005. Its hallways, rooms and lobbies feature more than 1,000 Swarovski chandeliers, which bring to light the palace’s iconic golden ceilings, according to the palace.
Making sfoglia BologneseLa Vecchia Scuola Bolognese/BolognaWelcome Culinary travel opens doors to understanding other people, places and cultures—and sometimes, a chance to trace one’s own roots. Although a big splurge, giving someone you love the experience of a European Culinary Vacation (or sharing such a gift with them) is bound to create indelible memories. Here are
“No, Simon, that’s a load of nonsense.” A familiar phrase to my ears, but this time the context was unusual. I had been invited to contribute to talkRADIO on Tuesday morning, ahead of the European Commissioners’ decision about whether British travellers would be given visa-free status after Brexit. You can listen to the exchange here.
(CNN) — If you were planning to spend your next trip to Rome, Italy to drink on the street while dressed as a centurion, think again. New laws have been passed by the city’s council to these costumed “gladiators” up to €400 euros (about $450) if they’re caught posing for photos with tourists in exchange
Exploring London’s network of canals, rivers and docksides is to walk (run or cycle) through the capital’s history. Towpaths, quays and riversides are soaked in traces of the past – from Saxon beaches, Georgian warehouses or Victorian sewer pipes to exotic plants carried on passing barges. Here are vivid visual aids to London’s rises and
Beaujolais Nouveau Day is here and this year its red and pink!Michelle Williams Today is the third Thursday of November, which means one thing – it’s Beaujolais Nouveau Day. Marked by the appearance of wine bottles adorned with colorful labels magically appearing on super market shelves in the United States, in France this day is
One year, infinite possibilities. Our in-the-know travel pros have done their annual picks of the top 10 countries, cities, regions and best value destinations to go to in the year ahead. Find out which other destinations else made our top picks: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/best-in-travel
Yes, there is a big palace, and yes, there is a very popular city a brief RER ride away, but Versailles has much more to offer than its palace and Parisian proximity. Brimming with history and charm, great markets and walled secrets, the city offers plenty of places to hide from the tour groups and
(CNN) — New Zealand is known for its strict environmental rules and regulations. Already, people who travel to the country have to go through rigorous screening when they arrive to ensure they haven’t brought in any outside plants or foods that might affect New Zealand’s environment. Now, visitors arriving in New Zealand are being asked
Thanksgiving dinner — Photo courtesy of E+ / PeopleImages On the 4th Thursday of November, many of us in the United States will gather around a large table and chat with family and friends as we pass the turkey and stuffing. Though Thanksgiving dishes may vary by family and by region, not much of how
Four hundred miles west of Moscow is St. Petersburg, Russia. A striking city resting on the banks of the Neva River, St. Petersburg has long been a draw for lovers of architecture, as St. Petersburg tours often begin with the city’s legendary structures. Enter a world of towering cathedrals, palaces, and gardens, many of them