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From Venice into the mountains: fizzing around on the prosecco trail

From Venice into the mountains: fizzing around on the prosecco trail

Few cities are more intimately acquainted with a drink than Venice is with prosecco. Produced mainly in the Veneto region, of which Venice is the capital, it is sipped in every back-street bacaro and plush hotel bar across town, whatever the hour. It provides the fizz in a bellini and tops up many a spritz […]

Millennials change the way they travel for business

Millennials change the way they travel for business

Young people are spending more than ever before, but in a very selective way, experts say Dubai: Amid the rise of disruptive technologies and changing habits, millennials are reshaping the travel sector, according to a number of industry executives. From business travellers to tourists, young people are adopting new methods of booking trips, and looking […]

Southwest passengers on flight with deadly engine failure get money, travel vouchers

Southwest passengers on flight with deadly engine failure get money, travel vouchers

Some passengers on the Southwest Airlines flight that experienced a deadly engine failure this week told ABC News they received money and the promise of a travel voucher from the airline. Southwest Flight 1380 experienced engine failure about 20 minutes after takeoff Tuesday from New York City’s LaGuardia International Airport en route to Dallas Love […]

Argument preview: Travel-ban challenge returns

Argument preview: Travel-ban challenge returns

On Wednesday, April 25, the justices will take the bench for the final oral argument scheduled for this term. Fittingly, the case on their docket that day is one of the biggest of the year: Trump v. Hawaii, the challenge to the latest iteration of President Donald Trump’s efforts to restrict travel to the United […]

Most Californians back more deportations; nearly half support travel ban, survey finds

Most Californians back more deportations; nearly half support travel ban, survey finds

An overwhelming majority of Californians want to deport more illegal immigrants, and nearly half support President Donald Trump’s travel ban aimed at reducing terrorism, according to a new survey from the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society. But in reporting the findings of the statewide December 2017 survey, the Haas […]

Govt 'strongly' objects to travel advisory issued by Australia

Govt 'strongly' objects to travel advisory issued by Australia

Dirco notes that the travel advisory has the potential not only to deter Australians from visiting South Africa but also to tarnish South Africa’s image. FILE: Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu addresses DIRCO staff on 6 March 2018. Picture: GCIS JOHANNESBURG – On Wednesday the Department of International […]

US Vetting System Already Robust Before Travel Ban, Report Finds

US Vetting System Already Robust Before Travel Ban, Report Finds

The report was based on an examination of court records and documents from the Department of Homeland Security and the State Department. Mr. Bier said it also included data from a list of unsealed international terrorism and terrorism-related convictions from the Justice Department. The Cato Institute report comes a week before the Supreme Court hears […]

Interior watchdog report: Zinke travel 'generally followed' policy

Interior watchdog report: Zinke travel 'generally followed' policy

Zinke has faced scrutiny over his travel after reports that he had used military and private aircraft, in addition to his practice of mixing business and personal trips. “We determined that Zinke’s use of chartered flights in fiscal year 2017 generally followed relevant law, policy, rules, and regulations,” said the report by the Interior Department’s […]

The day I tried to conquer my fear of flying

The day I tried to conquer my fear of flying

‘What sort of person gets leathered in a Wetherspoons in Gatwick at 10am?” I saw someone tweet this recently and I’m afraid I took it personally. I mean, I obviously don’t quite do that. But when I turn up at an airport I do always have a sudden urge to go to one of those […]

Business travel to northern England rises ahead of Brexit

Business travel to northern England rises ahead of Brexit

Chris Tighe in Newcastle April 15, 2018 Print this page The north of England has seen a sharp rise in business travel, prompting experts to suggest that companies are spreading their bases outside London and focusing on the domestic market ahead of Brexit. Data from Advantage Travel Partnership, the UK’s largest consortium of corporate travel […]