Blog posts for tag: Travel
We thought we would do something a little different in our mid-week luxury travel blog as infographics are becoming increasingly popular. This Luxury Holiday Planner has been put together by Sovereign and is a guide to where you can go on holiday this summer be it Mauritius in May, Malta in August or Croatia in September...
In the news this month, fares across London’s Transport network are to rise above inflation in January. St Pancras International opens the first luxury spa in a UK station and Eurostar has a new Michelin-star chef...
If you’re a loyal easyJet flyer then you may be interested to know about their new rival airline FastJet!
It appears that easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, who still owns 38% of the airline, has decided to add a new competitor to the market, FastJet.
Most of us have had to endure it and those that have not, will no doubt
have to at some point of their lives. Yes I’m talking about the dreaded
terminal time caused by a flight delay or even worse, cancellation!
According to flightstats.com July 2011 saw 123,075 flight delays and 3,442 cancellations in Europe alone! Looking at global statistics the delays were a staggering 523,307 and 26,870 in cancellations.
Most of us have been touched by social media in one way or another; needless to say it has been integrated into our lives seamlessly.
Many of us use Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to name just a few, however many people were surprised when aviation's big player British Airways announced recently it was turning to YouTube to recruit new pilots!It is a bold and positive move.
the UK tourism industry reaching approximately £105 billion in revenue
each year, it’s no surprise that travel accessories have become
extremely popular in recent years.
What's more, a recent study by ‘Co-operative Insurance’ revealed that female travellers over-pack by almost double for their annual holiday. Needless to say travel accessories may add to us over-packing.
Zarkana, Cirque Du Soleil is a breathtaking show currently playing at Radio City in New York.
The music, costumes, scenery and special effects of Zarkana are stunning and the acts will take your breath away. I was truly amazed by this spectacular show and it is by far the best show I have seen in recent years. The acts are powerful, colourful and make you gasp at the sheer brilliance. I would go again!
Starwood is going all digital and is giving business travellers the ability to check in and enter their rooms using their mobile phone. This will replace the good old key card. A barcode will be downloaded on to the guest’s phone, which in turn will give them access to their room. Let’s hope it works smoothly and you don’t get anyone wondering into your room at an awkward moment!
Our man on the ground has told us that commuters are facing major disruption at the moment as two Oxford Street Underground stations are having major refurbishment work carried out. From April, the Northern line will not be stopping at Tottenham Court Road for 8 months, making it impossible for people to change to or from the Central Line.
Are you often confused as to what you should tip the Bellman for getting your luggage out of the taxi, the Doorman who hails you a cab or whether you should tip the housekeeper who cleans your hotel room?