Posts Tagged “and”

Keep an eye out for these 5 business travel trends in 2020 and beyond

By |

Keep an eye out for these 5 business travel trends in 2020 and beyond

Global business travel spending is expected to reach over $1.7 trillion by 2020, according to the Global Business Travel Association. Now is a good time to look ahead and see what’s in store for the business travel sector in 2020 and beyond, both as a way to optimise processes and improve cost efficiency. If the previous…

Read more »

Customers and ‘super apps’ will shape travel in 2020s

By |

Customers and ‘super apps’ will shape travel in 2020s

Customers will take far more control of their travel experience in the 2020s, according to a 2020 Trends report released this week by Travelport, a leading technology company serving the global travel industry. Through independent research with thousands of global travellers – including 500 in South Africa – hundreds of travel professionals and interviews with leaders of some of the world’s biggest travel brands, Travelport uncovered the…

Read more »

Gucci and 4 other elegant travel accessories Rihanna might use if she splits from her next boyfriend

By |

Gucci and 4 other elegant travel accessories Rihanna might use if she splits from her next boyfriend

You can travel either in your most relaxing outfit or your best pieces. Do you travel in style like Barbadian artist Rihanna, Italian fashion blogger Chiara Ferragni or South Korea’s sweetheart Bae Suzy? The thought of ditching high fashion for comfort on long-haul flights is appealing, but you can still relax with these trendy accessories…

Read more »

London feed of AajTak airs a travel ad portraying Jammu and Kashmir without PoK

By |

London feed of AajTak airs a travel ad portraying Jammu and Kashmir without PoK

Even as PM Modi-led BJP government at the centre has proceeded on its endeavour of setting the historic blunders regarding Jammu and Kashmir right, some of the media channels are undermining the efforts by concurring with the Pakistani worldview of Jammu and Kashmir. The London feed of AajTak has displayed a distorted version of the Indian union…

Read more »

11 travel accessories that help me sleep on long-haul flights and red-eyes

By |

11 travel accessories that help me sleep on long-haul flights and red-eyes

Long-haul flights are not for the faint of heart, and that’s especially true if you’re stuck trying to sleep in economy. Noisy airplanes are far from ideal when it comes to getting a good night’s rest, and it doesn’t help when you are stuck sleeping upright next to strangers. Still, I almost always fly international…

Read more »

Super Break and Late Rooms holiday firms go into administration

By |

Super Break and Late Rooms holiday firms go into administration

Two package holiday firms have collapsed, affecting more than 50,000 travellers. Malvern Group, which incorporates Manchester-based Late Rooms and York-based Superbreak Mini Holidays, known as Super Break, has ceased trading. The group said Super Break hotel-only holidays would be cancelled and people currently on holiday might have to pay again. It said it “anticipated” bookings…

Read more »

Author Michael Pollan on food, travel and identity

By |

Author Michael Pollan on food, travel and identity

Writer, activist and food guru Michael Pollan continues to explore the relationship between human identity and plants. His most recent book, How to Change Your Mind, argues that psychedelics, like travel, can feed both the body and soul. Over interviews from his wood-lined Northern California home study, the author of classics like The Omnivore’s Dilemma and In Defense…

Read more »

J.D. Power Survey: These Are The Best And Worst Travel Apps

By |

J.D. Power Survey: These Are The Best And Worst Travel Apps

Travel apps have plenty of room for improvement, per a new J.D. Power study. GETTY Every travel brand has an app these days, but that doesn’t mean travelers are embracing them with equal enthusiasm, according to the inaugural The J.D. Power U.S. Travel App Satisfaction Study, which measures user satisfaction with apps made by airlines, hotels,…

Read more »

Books By, About And For Women Who Travel

By |

Books By, About And For Women Who Travel

These travel books will take you away. GETTY As Women’s History Month comes to an end, I reached out to my bibliotherapist, Rachel Stevenson, for some great female travel book suggestions to keep the inspiration going for the rest of the year. Is there a female author who really represents the travel genre for you? Elizabeth Gilbert…

Read more »

Hyderabad and Pune named the ‘Best Cities to Live in India’ in a global survey

By |

Hyderabad and Pune named the ‘Best Cities to Live in India’ in a global survey

In a global survey held recently by a reputed firm Mercer’s Quality of Living Ranking 2019, Hyderabad has been named the best city in India to live in and shares the 143rd position with Pune in Maharashtra. This is not the first time that Hyderabad has received the honour but it is the fifth time…

Read more »

The Mopelia Collection of Fine Atlases and Travel Books at Christie’s

By |

The Mopelia Collection of Fine Atlases and Travel Books at Christie’s

London – In anticipation of the Antiquarian Book Fair in New York, Christie’s is pleased to showcase highlights from Beyond the Horizon: The Mopelia Collection of Fine Atlases and Travel Books. This is an opportunity for explorers, sailors, distinguished collectors and all those who love global navigation, to view and acquire some of the most valuable maps…

Read more »

12 travel essentials to reduce stress before, during, and after trips

By |

12 travel essentials to reduce stress before, during, and after trips

The wanderlust that has inspired millennials to become supposedly the most important consumer generation for the travel industry isn’t going away any time soon. We aren’t going to tire of delicious foods, new experiences, or wider, deeper world views in the next five years. If anything, it’s becoming easier and more ubiquitous than ever. Gone are the…

Read more »

Reader travel tips, Italy: Forget Florence, Venice and visit these tourist-starved cities instead

By |

Reader travel tips, Italy: Forget Florence, Venice and visit these tourist-starved cities instead

TRAVELLER ASKS What other Italian cities and towns off the beaten track do you love? Let us know and we’ll publish the best letters here. TIP OF THE WEEK NOT THE USUAL SUSPECTS As a regular traveller to Italy, I am always amazed at how many tourists limit their experience of that fascinating country to…

Read more »

Travel free to 6 US cities and propose your beloved in the best romantic spots

By |

Travel free to 6 US cities and propose your beloved in the best romantic spots

If you are pondering to propose your girl any time soon, here is a way to make it a grand affair. You can make it even the most memorable moment of your life if you and your soulmate love travelling. Bingo! Get that dream job that will allow you to do so; travel free to…

Read more »