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Weekly Review: September 26, 2020
by Ben on 26/09/2020 at 20:33
Hello from Berlin! I'm thrilled to be here, though it's a rainy few days, and the weather is definitely starting to get a bit colder. This is going to be an adjustment compared to Florida. 😉 On the points & travel front, this week assembly of the world's final A380 was completed, […]
Capital One Showdown: Venture Vs. VentureOne
by Ben on 26/09/2020 at 18:46
Many people are probably familiar with the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card (review), which is a straightforward and well-rounded travel rewards card. It's one of the best Capital One credit cards, and at the moment it's even offering a special bonus of up to 100K Venture […]
Review: Jumeirah Hotel Frankfurt
by Ben on 26/09/2020 at 17:03
While Frankfurt wasn't our final destination in Germany, we spent a night there for a couple of reasons: Winston hates flying, so we wanted to fly nonstop from Miami to Frankfurt to minimize Winston's flying time (and then we'd drive to Hamburg, and then eventually Berlin, from there) We […]
Delta Retiring CRJ-200 By 2023, 717 & 767-300 By 2025
by Ben on 26/09/2020 at 15:23
In a Form 8-K filing, Delta Air Lines has revealed some updated timelines for aircraft retirements. Interestingly these aren't immediate, but rather retirements we can expect in the next three to five years. Delta Air Lines has revealed specific plans to retire three fleet types in the […]
Review: Frankfurt Airport’s Free Coronavirus Testing
by Ben on 26/09/2020 at 13:33
A lot of countries have struggled with the best approach to screening travelers for coronavirus. Should everyone have to go into a 14-day quarantine? Should it be possible to skip quarantine with testing? Should there be any restrictions at all? Well, I recently arrived in Germany, and I […]
Man Jailed In Thailand For Negative Hotel Review
by Ben on 26/09/2020 at 11:32
Thailand has some of the strictest defamation laws in the world. An American man living in Thailand is experiencing this firsthand right now, as he's being sued for a negative hotel review that he left online. A Facebook user shares how a friend of a friend was punished for a negative […]
Buy LifeMiles With 200% Bonus (Best-Ever Deal)!
by Ben on 26/09/2020 at 10:28
LifeMiles is known for the excellent promotions it offers on purchased miles. In general we've seen fewer promotions from LifeMiles in recent months. Recently LifeMiles published its latest promotion, and it offers the lowest cost on purchased miles that we've ever seen from the program. […]
Ink Business Cash Card: 8 Reasons To Apply
by Ben on 25/09/2020 at 18:29
The Ink Business Cash℠ Credit Card (review) is one of the all-around most lucrative business credit cards out there. The card has a big welcome bonus, no annual fee, and offers up to 5x points. In conjunction with cards earning Ultimate Rewards points, this can be one of the most […]
Bye Miami, Hello Berlin (For Now)…
by Ben on 25/09/2020 at 16:26
Hallo aus Deutschland! It has been a busy couple of weeks, so let me provide a bit of background, as I'm about 5,000 miles from my usual home of Miami, and will be for a while... Earlier this summer my mom made the decision to return to Germany for an extended period of time. For a bit of […]
Hawaiian Airlines Will Offer Drive-Through Coronavirus Testing
by Ben on 25/09/2020 at 14:15
Yesterday United Airlines became the first US airline to announce a COVID-19 testing program, and today Hawaiian Airlines has announced a similar offering, though arguably it's even better. As of mid-October, Hawaii will be reopening to visitors without a 14-day quarantine. Since […]
Incredible Southwest Companion Pass Promo
by Ben on 25/09/2020 at 13:55
At the beginning of the week Southwest Airlines launched an extremely generous promotion for anyone who books an upcoming flight. I'd argue this is the most lucrative promotion offered by any US airline since the pandemic started. This promotion was supposed to expire yesterday, but has […]
Capital One Miles: Everything You Need To Know
by Ben on 25/09/2020 at 13:03
In general I recommend earning transferable points currencies with your credit cards whenever possible, to give you flexibility. Capital One has one of the four major transferable points currencies, and in this post I wanted to take an in-depth look at how the program works. Several […]
Marriott May Lose 122 Hotels Over Dispute
by Ben on 25/09/2020 at 12:03
122 Marriott branded properties will be rebranding if Marriott doesn't write an $11 million check... Marriott doesn't actually own most of its hotels, but rather they're owned by investment companies, and then Marriott just has a contract to manage them. Service Properties Trust (SVC) […]
Qatar Airways Offering Free “Super Wi-Fi” For 100 Days
by Ben on 25/09/2020 at 10:45
Qatar Airways has a nice offer for anyone flying with the airline in the next few months. Qatar Airways will be offering free "super wifi" for the next 100 days, to celebrate the milestone of more than 100 aircraft being fitted with high-speed connectivity. Qatar Airways started […]
News: Preferred Hotels boosts portfolio with summer additions
by Breaking Travel News on 25/09/2020 at 09:30
These recent additions mark 39 new member hotels to join the global portfolio thus far this year – a strong indication that more owners and operators are going independent.
News: Royal Caribbean overhauls summer schedule
by Breaking Travel News on 25/09/2020 at 08:45
Tapping market research and feedback from travel partners, the cruise line has adjusted its schedule with the goal of providing guests with a greater variety of trips.
News: Denmark among latest countries removed from quarantine safe list
by Breaking Travel News on 25/09/2020 at 08:16
People arriving in England from Denmark, Iceland, Curaçao and Slovakia will be expected to quarantine from Saturday after the quarter became the latest countries to removed from the quarantine safelist.
News: IATA annual general meeting heads online
by Breaking Travel News on 25/09/2020 at 07:28
The 76th staging of the annual showcase will take place as a digital-only show in Amsterdam on November 24th, hosted by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
News: United to offer Covid-19 testing option on Hawaii flights
by Breaking Travel News on 25/09/2020 at 07:05
It is hoped the move could make it easier for passengers to manage quarantine requirements and entry conditions of popular destinations around the world.
News: Walsh appointed deputy chairman of CarTrawler
by Breaking Travel News on 25/09/2020 at 06:56
CarTrawler has confirmed the appointment of former International Airlines Group chief executive Willie Walsh to the role of deputy chairman with the company.
News: Plans unveiled for Celestyal Experience debut season
by Breaking Travel News on 25/09/2020 at 06:44
The ship, which has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment following its arrival for Costa Cruises, will offer an intimate onboard guest experience with all the warmth of traditional Greek hospitality.
Experience the hotel of the future with Sleep & Eat Virtual
on 25/09/2020 at 06:43
International hotel brands, architects and designers collaborate to create concept guestrooms for the next generation.
New Celestyal Experience ship to debut March 2021
on 25/09/2020 at 06:39
Beginning on April 03, 2021 the Celestyal Experience will set sail on the seven-night “Idyllic Aegean” itinerary visiting Athens, Rhodes, Crete (Agios Nikolaos), Santorini, Milos, Mykonos and Kusadasi (Ephesus).
UNWTO launches comprehensive Tourism Recovery Tracker
on 25/09/2020 at 06:35
According to UNWTO latest World Tourism Barometer, the massive drop in international travel demand over the period January-June 2020 translates into a loss of 440 million international arrivals and about US$ 460 billion in export revenues from international tourism.
News: van der Walt to lead Leeu Collection in UK
by Breaking Travel News on 25/09/2020 at 06:26
Leeu Collection has promoted Jean van der Walt to the role of area general manager, United Kingdom. She will be based at the group’s Lake District property, Linthwaite House.
RIU provides more than 22,000 hours of COVID-19 prevention training for its staff
on 25/09/2020 at 06:25
Its online learning system is based on a structure of face-to-face training in the hotels and a subsequent supervisory audit by an external company.
Austin Adventures adds lineup of top Western guest ranch vacations
on 25/09/2020 at 06:19
In 2020, many North American guest ranches saw a surge of bookings from families needing to come up with safe alternatives to their cancelled cruise and international vacation plans.
News: Bear Grylls Explorers Camp to open in Ras al Khaimah
by Breaking Travel News on 25/09/2020 at 06:18
Ras al Khaimah has welcomed the first Bear Grylls Explorers Camp, which will open close to the Via Ferrata on Jebel Jais, the tallest mountain the United Arab Emirates, next month.
News: UFC Fight Island to return to Abu Dhabi this weekend
by Breaking Travel News on 25/09/2020 at 06:17
This weekend sees the launch of ‘Return to UFC Fight Island’ – the second instalment of fights from the martial arts organisation. The event takes place on Yas Island from until October 24th.
Survey of travel advisors shows clients are warming up to deals and interest in internatioal travel is stable
on 25/09/2020 at 06:16
Domestic travel continues to be the most attractive type of trip for customers at the moment, accounting for 40% of all inquiries.
Meet in Reykjavík, has joined forces with Promote Iceland
on 25/09/2020 at 06:10
Promote Iceland is a public-private partnership established to lead the promotion and marketing of Iceland in foreign markets and stimulate economic growth through increased export.
Eastern Airways announce new Manchester – Newquay route
on 25/09/2020 at 06:04
Flights will take just over an hour, saving a road or rail journey of almost 7 hours and provides a quick and easy way to get to some of the UK’s best summer beaches.
Green destination tells tourists - treat tourism like our living room or don’t come
on 25/09/2020 at 05:57
Region implements new tourism destination management model - with environment first policy.
TownePlace Suites Columbus North-OSU opens in upper Arlington
on 25/09/2020 at 05:53
New Central Ohio Hotel welcomes guests with numerous amenities and spacious suites.
Rentals United announces partnership with Wheelhouse
on 25/09/2020 at 05:48
Wheelhouse’s data presumes that domestic travellers should be property managers’ core focus through the fall.
Over 1 in 3 people do not plan to gather with family for the holidays due to COVID-19
on 25/09/2020 at 05:39
Many respondents had at least considered the holidays: 31% said they had discussed the subject, while 37% said they had decided not to have any in-person family gatherings.
Trade unions sound alarm over Ryanair CEO’s bonus pay in the time of mass dismissals, says ETF
on 25/09/2020 at 05:36
The Ryanair CEO’s bonus comes after the carrier received state support, provided for from taxpayers’ money, and implemented salary reduction and salary freezes for its staff, says European Transport Workers’ Federation.
FABEC ANSPs signed agreement on cross-border Free Route Airspace
on 25/09/2020 at 05:30
The first implementation step scheduled for 2nd December 2021 will enable airspace users to file trajectories in the flight plan between the FRA areas by using FRA Intermediate (I) Points instead of FRA Entry/Exit (E/X) Points.
WishTrip enables all tourism and leisure sites to easily deliver in-app gaming experiences
on 25/09/2020 at 05:21
The newly released WishTrip Game Builder offers attractions the ability to affordably build customized interactive mobile games for their site, as destinations search for new avenues to attract guests.
Qatar Airways celebrates the growth of its super Wi-Fi equipped fleet
on 25/09/2020 at 05:14
Complimentary on-board Super Wi-Fi broadband internet is now available to all passengers for the next 100 days, in celebration of more than 100 aircraft being fitted with high-speed connectivity.
UNWTO and Google host tourism acceleration program in Sub-Saharan Africa
on 25/09/2020 at 05:10
Advancing digitalization will be key to adapting to the new tourism environment.
Increased Bonuses On Hilton Amex Cards
by Ben on 24/09/2020 at 20:48
American Express and Hilton have four credit cards, and the welcome bonuses for new members have just been improved on some of them. These cards are phenomenal, both for the welcome bonuses, and for the ongoing perks that they offer. Here are the current offers on Hilton's co-branded […]
IHG Rewards Club Selling Points With 75% Bonus
by Ben on 24/09/2020 at 19:44
IHG has just rolled out its latest promotion on purchased points, which is the first promotion we've seen from the program in many weeks. Unfortunately it's not in line with the best deals offered by IHG, which seems odd. Through Sunday, October 11, 2020, IHG Rewards Club is offering up […]
Sad: The Final Airbus A380 Has Been Assembled
by Ben on 24/09/2020 at 18:09
This week marks another milestone for the plane that never really reached its full potential... Yesterday the final Airbus A380 to ever be produced rolled out from the final assembly line in Toulouse, France. Airbus held a special event for employees to commemorate this milestone, which […]
Earn Status When You Buy Emirates Skywards Miles
by Ben on 24/09/2020 at 16:07
Emirates Skywards has just launched its latest promotion on purchased miles, and it sure is creative and different than anything else we've seen from the program. Typically when Emirates has a promotion on purchasing Skywards miles, the program offers either a discount on the purchase […]
United Airlines Introduces Airport COVID-19 Testing
by Ben on 24/09/2020 at 15:14
United Airlines is becoming the first US airline to launch a COVID-19 testing program that could make travel easier. We know that we need more accessible testing to make travel easier, though that's an area where the US isn't doing a great job. Hawaii is planning on reopening to tourists […]
News: UK hospitality sector gives guarded welcome to new jobs scheme
by Breaking Travel News on 24/09/2020 at 15:07
Under the terms of the new Jobs Support Scheme the government and firms will continue to top up wages of workers who have not been able to return to the workplace full time due to the coronavirus.
Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: What to expect from Future Hospitality Summit
by Breaking Travel News on 24/09/2020 at 14:10
Future Hospitality Summit – a virtual conference being developed to explore big ideas and tackle the challenges facing the hospitality industry – is set to take place live from Riyadh next month
Great New Amex Offer For Marriott Stays
by Ben on 24/09/2020 at 13:29
For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases, the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on a card. To view Amex Offers, go to […]
Chase Ultimate Rewards Credit Cards (2020 Guide)
by Ben on 24/09/2020 at 13:06
Over the past few years, Chase has built what I'd argue is the most compelling transferable points currency and portfolio of cards, with their Chase Ultimate Rewards portfolio. The Ultimate Rewards program is so incredibly well rounded, thanks to many Chase cards offering big welcome […]
Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Villa Copenhagen
by Breaking Travel News on 24/09/2020 at 13:00
Newly opened Villa Copenhagen is seeking to ride out the Covid-19 pandemic to create an enduring hospitality institution in the Danish capital. Here Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, finds out more
Marriott Offering Free Night After Two Stays For New Members
by Ben on 24/09/2020 at 12:21
I've written in the past about how Marriott is one of the only major hotel groups to offer a lucrative bonus for new members who join the loyalty program and complete qualifying stays. This promotion has been around for quite a while, but Marriott keeps extending the expiration of the […]
News: Señor Pico to bring Mexican flavours to Palm Jumeirah
by Breaking Travel News on 24/09/2020 at 11:11
A brand-new Mexican restaurant is looking to shake up the culinary scene in Dubai from its location on the Palm Jumeirah. Palm West Beach now has a new addition – Señor Pico.
News: UNWTO launches new tourism recovery tracker
by Breaking Travel News on 24/09/2020 at 11:06
As growing numbers of countries around the world ease restrictions on travel, the World Tourism Organisation has launched a new tourism recovery tracker to support the sector.
Virgin Points: Virgin Atlantic’s New Rewards Currency
by Ben on 24/09/2020 at 11:03
Virgin Atlantic has today announced a rebranding to its points currency, so let’s talk about that, and what it means for your Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles. Virgin Points replace Flying Club miles The Virgin brand has today unveiled its new points currency, which will also replace […]
News: Bartlett calls for global coordination in tourism reopening
by Breaking Travel News on 24/09/2020 at 09:05
Jamaican minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has called for a co-ordinated global and regional response to the Covid-19 pandemic to protect the future of the travel sector.
News: British Virgin Islands to reopen borders in December
by Breaking Travel News on 24/09/2020 at 08:56
The British Virgin Islands has announced the country will reopen its borders on December 1st. The move was confirmed by premier and minister of finance, Andrew Fahie, earlier.
News: Four Seasons to operate San Domenico Palace in Italy
by Breaking Travel News on 24/09/2020 at 08:42
Alongside Gruppo Statuto, the company has embarked on an extensive renovation program and plans to unveil the property as San Domenico Palace, Taormina, a Four Seasons Hotel.
News: Wizz Air launches new travel planning tool to passengers
by Breaking Travel News on 24/09/2020 at 08:18
During these uncertain times, passengers can use the map to check operating routes and relevant travel rules using a colour-coded system.
News: Low-cost carriers cut prices on European routes to woo customers
by Breaking Travel News on 24/09/2020 at 08:08
European low-cost airlines have been offering “significantly discounted” fares for the September to December period in a bid to attract back travellers.
Mardi Gras Grand Central Atrium: Forms meets function aboard Carnival Cruise Line's most innovative ship
on 24/09/2020 at 06:57
Line’s newest ship set to debut from Port Canaveral in February 2021.
Single European Sky SES II+ proposal: another missed opportunity to improve ATM functioning, says ITF
on 24/09/2020 at 06:50
The ETF does not believe that increased competition will bring a positive change in the ATM sector. Recovery of ATM, its ability to sustain employment and keep aviation up and running is essential if the aviation sector is to get back on its feet.
World's five largest hotel chains lost $25.2bn in market cap amid Coronavirus crisis
on 24/09/2020 at 06:44
According to data presented by StockApps.com, the combined market capitalization of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Choice Hotels International, Marriott International, Intercontinental Hotels Group, and Hilton Worldwide Holdings, as the five largest hotel chains in the world, hit $79.2bn in […]
Huge blow to Scottish tourism from new COVID rules
on 24/09/2020 at 06:41
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 and calling for more support for the sector.
Amtrak provides real-time look at seat availability
on 24/09/2020 at 06:35
When searching for travel, customers will see a volume percentage next to each train. This will give customers the opportunity to book a train that is less crowded.
Post-Covid travel marketing to feature local food heroes
on 24/09/2020 at 06:30
Happiness, well being and pride in local food and drink to underpin new marketing opportunity for travel destinations.
SAS flying to China again
on 24/09/2020 at 06:28
At the end of October, SAS is also planning to resume flights to Beijing provided that SAS obtains the necessary approval from the authorities.
ICCA & BestCities Global Alliance announce 2020 Incredible Impacts winning associations
on 24/09/2020 at 06:22
The winning associations demonstrated innovation and global thinking to create meaningful impact in their respective industries, as well as leaving a legacy for the business events industry that will go beyond their venue walls for years to come.
Events Industry Council releases resources for Workforce and Wellness Accepted Practices Guide
on 24/09/2020 at 06:13
Latest guidance and new EIC Career Centre to help events industry professionals navigate career pathways.
Jamaican Minister Bartlett welcomes new JHTA President
on 24/09/2020 at 06:07
Clifton Reader is currently the managing director of Moon Palace Jamaica and has a wealth of experience in the tourism and hospitality sector.
AHLA, AHLA Foundation honored at White House with Pledge to America’s Workers Presidential Award
on 24/09/2020 at 06:03
Over 100,000 hotel employees supported through industry cCertifications, apprenticeships, scholarships, and degree programs.
Sensei appoints Senior Vice President of Operations and People Operations, and Director of Wellness Research
on 24/09/2020 at 05:59
Wellness industry veterans join the ream at new Wellbeing brand from Larry Ellison and Dr. David Agus.
CEIR Predict 2020 held on 22 September as Virtual Conference
on 24/09/2020 at 05:55
Top executives gained insight into industry future trends.
Europe’s airlines flex fares to woo passengers
on 24/09/2020 at 05:51
The most attractive deals were from the UK to Greece, more than 35% below last year’s levels.
VacationRenter partners with RVshare
on 24/09/2020 at 05:45
With a 350% increase in RV bookings, road trips are poised for a continued surge this fall.
STB launches campaign: ‘Experience Seychelles; our home, your sanctuary’
on 24/09/2020 at 05:39
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 them to submerge themselves in the natural allure of this pristine paradise.
Ryanair extends the removal of its flight change fee to October and November bookings
on 24/09/2020 at 05:36
Customers who book for travel in October and November will be able to change their flights with zero change fee to travel until the 21st March 2021.
STR: EMEA and Central/South America hotel performance for August 2020
on 24/09/2020 at 05:32
Despite month-over-month improvements, both the Middle East and Africa saw their lowest absolute occupancy and RevPAR levels for any August on record.
SITA helps Lufthansa Group deliver contactless, mobile way to report and track delayed baggage
on 24/09/2020 at 05:24
Two-thirds of passengers opt to use SITA’s service rather than visit a baggage counter.
Discover the World first to uncover the new designs for this winter's Icehotel in Swedish Lapland
on 24/09/2020 at 05:21
19 teams comprising a total of 35 artists will use 1,300 blocks of ice during this year’s construction which was harvested from the Torne River earlier this spring.
My Chase Credit Card Strategy (2020)
by Ben on 23/09/2020 at 19:02
There are lots of aspects to maximizing your credit card rewards, including taking advantage of the best welcome bonuses, spending categories, and card perks. Sometimes I think it’s interesting to break down credit card strategies by card issuer, so in this post I wanted to share my […]
Chase Sapphire Preferred Vs. Capital One Venture: Which Is Better?
by Ben on 23/09/2020 at 17:15
The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card (review) and Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card (review) are two of the most popular mid-range travel rewards credit cards. At the moment both cards are offering huge limited time welcome bonuses, so in this post I wanted to provide an […]
Hotel Amarano Burbank-Hollywood debus renovation and rebrand
on 23/09/2020 at 07:07
Boutique hotel relaunches as a modern sanctuary infused with old Hollywood glam.
IATA calls for systematic COVID-19 testing before departure
on 23/09/2020 at 07:00
IATA’s public opinion research revealed strong support for COVID-19 testing in the travel process. Some 65% of travelers surveyed agreed that quarantine should not be required if a person tests negative for COVID-19.
The Hungarian event industry is prepared to host large-scale MICE events
on 23/09/2020 at 06:56
A unified COVID safety protocol handbook will be compiled for the meeting Destination Budapest.
Four Seasons Safari Lodge announces long-term funding for Rhino Conservation Project in the Serengeti
on 23/09/2020 at 06:52
As reduced tourism sees greater dispersal of the endangered black rhino across the National Park, Four Seasons announces new funding commitment to coincide with World Rhino Day.
JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa announces new Director of Sales & Marketing
on 23/09/2020 at 06:41
A longtime sales professional, Vibeke Sansone brings more than 30 years of hospitality industry expertise to JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek.
U.S. Diversity Group launches first African American-owned hotel investment fund
on 23/09/2020 at 06:34
Led by CEO Dr. Velma Trayham, COO Toshia Posey and CFO Jacques Posey, U.S. Diversity Group is offering shares for as low as $500 apiece, removing a major barrier for African Americans and others to enter this lucrative and growing market.
Traveling close to home: Summer 2020 vacation plans amidst COVID-19
on 23/09/2020 at 06:24
VacationRenter surveyed just over 1,000 American travelers to learn more about their opinions surrounding traveling in our current climate and how COVID-19 has affected their travel plans for the remainder of 2020.
BLLA concludes first Digital Summit, 10th Annual StayBoutique Awards
on 23/09/2020 at 06:19
Guests attended the conference via BLLA’s exclusive summit app available on mobile and desktop, which hosted over 80 speakers via 50 panels and webinars on the topics of investment and leadership from headliners including the U.S. Travel Association, World Travel & Tourism Council, […]
Domestic villas a hot commodity for consumers returning to travel
on 23/09/2020 at 06:13
Villas of Distinction adds more domestic options in response to the increased demand for villa rentals in the U.S. as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tech trends and innovations for events of the future
on 23/09/2020 at 06:05
Future Meeting Space network publishes innovation catalogue 4.0.
Anthony Del Gaudio new Head of Commercial at the InterContinental New York Times Square
on 23/09/2020 at 06:00
Prior to joining InterContinental New York Times Square, Del Gaudio was with Loews Hotels & Resorts for 18 years, where he held various senior leadership positions within the Corporate Sales & Marketing division.
MKV Design chronicles the chemistry of meaningful design
on 23/09/2020 at 05:57
Design Alchemist is authored by Dominic Bradbury, a writer, journalist, lecturer and consultant specialising in architecture and design.
Brussels’ Greeters network is celebrating its 10th anniversary
on 23/09/2020 at 05:52
The Brussels Greeters have weathered the health crisis and are taking advantage of their 10th anniversary to remember the many encounters and beautiful moments of multicultural exchange that have taken place. This 10th anniversary has also prompted them to look to the future with an […]
NEW RECORD FOR DUBLIN AIRPORT!
by nitravelnews on 15/08/2017 at 17:00
Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.1 million passengers in July, which was a new monthly record for the airport, and a 6 per cent increase on the same period last year… July was the first time in the airport’s 77-year … Continue reading →
FOUR UK AIRPORTS TOLD THEY MUST IMPROVE DISABILITY FACILITIES BUT NI AIRPORTS MAKE THE GRADE!
by nitravelnews on 15/08/2017 at 12:00
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a report that assesses the top 30 UK airports on the quality of assistance they provide to passengers with a disability… The report reveals that the majority of UK airports are providing … Continue reading →
CALL FOR TWO DRINK LIMIT AND A BAN ON ALCOHOL SALES BEFORE 10AM!
by nitravelnews on 15/08/2017 at 09:00
Ryanair is asking UK airports to enforce a two-drink limit per boarding pass and a ban on alcohol sales before 10am after it was revealed the number of passengers arrested for drunken behaviour has increased by 50 per cent in … Continue reading →
BELFAST HARBOUR’S CRUISE SHIP TERMINAL ONE STEP CLOSER!
by nitravelnews on 11/08/2017 at 12:00
A new £15 million cruise ship terminal at Belfast Harbour is one step closer to being a reality as a planning application – submitted last year for a “multi-purpose facility for berthing of cruise ships” – is scheduled to be … Continue reading →
10 THINGS TO DO IN NORTHERN IRELAND NEXT WEEK!
by nitravelnews on 11/08/2017 at 08:00
DiscoverNorthernIreland.com has stacks of fun things to do across NI, from family days out to gigs and cultural events… Here are 10 exciting things taking place next week (Aug 14-20). 1. Children’s Summer Street Theatre with the Raven Sisters, Portstewart, 18 … Continue reading →
HEAD ON DOWN TO THE PORTAVOGIE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND!
by nitravelnews on 10/08/2017 at 11:59
Portavogie Harbour will be bustling with activity on this Saturday (August 12) as the Portavogie Seafood Festival kicks off… Learn how to cook the perfect fish dish with celebrity chef Nick Nairn at the festival kitchen, sample delicious seafood delicacies … Continue reading →
ENHANCED SECURITY AT DUBLIN AIRPORT – CHANGES TO CHECK-IN TIMES!
by nitravelnews on 08/08/2017 at 12:00
American Airlines have announced that their check-in counters at Dublin Airport will now be closing 75 minutes before the scheduled flight departure time to allow passengers to pass security checkpoints in time… This change is due to enhanced security checks … Continue reading →
SSP TO INVEST £2.5 MILLION IN BELFAST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OUTLETS!
by nitravelnews on 08/08/2017 at 08:00
SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, is embarking on a £2.5 million expansion at Belfast International Airport which will lead to up to seventy new full and part-time jobs… Most of the work … Continue reading →
BBC’s The One Show comes to the Causeway Coast
by nitravelnews on 07/08/2017 at 17:00
More than 4 million people will be tuning into images of the Causeway Coast this week, on BBC’s hugely popular The One Show… Matt Baker and Alex Jones will be presenting their special ‘Big Causeway Crawl’ – making their way … Continue reading →
BELFAST CITY AIRPORT SHORTLISTED FOR GLOBAL AVIATION AWARD
by nitravelnews on 07/08/2017 at 12:00
George Best Belfast City Airport has been nominated for one of the most prestigious global marketing awards in aviation for a second successive year… The airport has been shortlisted for the ‘Under 4 Million Passenger’ category of the World Routes … Continue reading →