A massive cyberattack on the Marriott hotel chain was part of a Chinese intelligence-gathering effort, The New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing two people briefed on the preliminary results of the investigation.
Unlike many places in Mexico, Puebla is not a Mesoamerican city; it was a new city, built by the Spanish alongside the Pre-Columbian town of Cholula. A river divided it, with the Spanish on one side and the indigenous population across the water. Nowadays, while the divide and the river no longer exist, the famous
(CNN) — In May 2018, Abu Dhabi opened a suspension bridge allowing travelers to drive or cycle over the sea. On one side was Abu Dhabi’s mainland — home of its famous mosque and Louvre museum. At the other? Al Hudayriat Island, an island that offers 600 meters (1,970 feet) of quiet beach. Al Hudayriat
A hard Brexit would be “devastating” for holidaymakers, according to Sir Richard Branson. Speaking at the launch of the new Virgin Departure Beach in Barbados, the Virgin founder said that if a hard Brexit were to take place, “it would be disastrous for all of us”. Chief among the issues for travellers would be the price of
(CNN) — Boeing has unveiled its newest line of business jets, which the company says will allow VIP travelers to fly non-stop between “any two cities on earth.” The BBJ 777X planes will have a range of 11,645 nautical miles (21,570 km), enabling them to offer the longest commercial flight in the world. Depending on
http://www.expedia.com/pictures/ Over the last 3 years, Expedia has amassed tens of thousands of incredible travel and destination images. Recently we asked ourselves, how could we put these images into the hands of those who love travel just as much as we do? Welcome to Expedia’s viewfinder™ image library, our way of sharing thousands of amazing
A new boutique aparthotel features rooms designed to mimic the experience of being in the womb to help guests have a good night’s sleep. The Zed Rooms, opening in Shoreditch, London, are serviced apartments designed by experts to encourage REM-rich slumber. Each apartment has two rooms – the Woom Room and the Loom Room. The
About Kae Lani Kennedy Kae Lani is a Philadelphia-based travel writer, photographer, and videographer. With her camera as an extension of her being she explores the world through cuisine, outdoor adventure, obscure history, and all things quirky. Kae Lani currently works as a Social and Editorial Producer at USA TODAY 10Best, and has been featured in
(CNN) — Flying home for the December holidays can be a stressful experience, with passengers carrying gifts for their nearest and dearest as well as their own luggage. Now Australian airlines have announced a renewed push to enforce hand luggage weight limits at the busiest time of the year. Both Virgin Australia and Qantas have
Snagging a great airfare doesn’t mean you’ll have a great seat on your flight.
The Highland Council has raised the possibility of introducing a tourist tax. A “transient visitor levy” could raise between £5m and £10m a year, according to a new report from the council. Councillors will vote on whether there should be a public consultation on the tax next week. Tourism is the most valuable industry in
Winter has arrived with a vengeance in the Alps after the biggest storm of the season battered ski resorts across France, Austria, Italy and Switzerland over the weekend. After a slow start to the ski season, with some resorts having to postpone their openings due to a lack of snow, the tables have turned and
(CNN) — A former industrial powerhouse, Glasgow may not have the picture postcard charm of Edinburgh, its debonair neighbor to the east. But what the biggest city in Scotland may lack in storybook castles and manicured vistas, it more than makes up for with its gallus attitude, style and atmosphere. Scratch the surface and Glasgow
Briton David Ridgway, chief sommelier of the Tour d’Argent restaurant, holds a bottle in the cellar of La Tour d’Argent restaurant in Paris (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)ASSOCIATED PRESS It has been three months since the September scandal in which 23 candidates who sat for the challenging, last level of the Master Sommelier exam were stripped of
The opening of London‘s crisis-hit Crossrail is to be delayed indefinitely while an additional £1.7bn may be needed to complete the project, transport bosses have said. The capital’s flagship east-west Elizabeth Line underground rail link had been due to open this month but was pushed back to Autumn 2019 after delays were announced over the summer.
Winchester is a small city stacked with history, as Telegraph readers are no doubt aware. For those in need of a reminder, let me run you through its milestones (deep breath): Before the Roman invasion, the place was known as Venta, and it was populated by Gaulish tribes known as the Belgae (insert joke about
https://www.expedia.com/Prague.d180014.Destination-Travel-Guides Step into a child’s storybook when you first arrive in Prague, a city in the Czech Republic where sleek, modern buildings share space with ancient gothic architecture. Wander down the twisting cobblestone streets – you’re sure to find something new and exciting. After all, even locals get lost here. Prague tourism usually involves the
Airlines are at risk of breaking consumer law by cancelling a passenger’s entire itinerary if they fail to check in for one flight, a consumer group has claimed. Most carriers will automatically cancel all sectors of an air ticket if the first leg or an intermediate flight is not taken. Travellers may be obliged to