Monthly Archives: June 2022

Corinthia prepares for hotel launches amid uncertainty between Russia and Libya

Maltese brand Corinthia will open new hotels in Bucharest, Rome, Doha, New York and Brussels next year and in 2024, but parent company International Hotel Investments (IHI) faces uncertainty over its operations in Russia and Libya. Details were given in a company statement released to the stock exchange by IHI …

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Why more top destinations in Italy need to limit tourist numbers

Clean the phone and think about getting rid of that Covid app? Wait a minute. The European Union has decided to extend the use of EU Covid certificates by one year, until June 30, 2023. The European Commission first made the proposal in February as the virus, and the Omicron …

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Qantas’ first direct flight to Rome breaks speed record

Travel June 28, 2022 10:25 p.m.2 minute read It sat on the shelf for two years. The ‘flying roo’ has a spring in its step today after the carrier broke another record on the maiden flight from Perth to Rome. Qantas launched the first non-stop flight between Australia and mainland …

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Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours Announces Athens Sightseeing Routes

London, June 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — London, England – Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours has announced its Athens Hop On Hop Off tours, available to visitors to the Greek capital who want to see the sights without getting bogged down in the details of planning and researching what …

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Inside Rebel Wilson and Ramona Agruma’s Romantic Turkish Getaway

Rebel Wilson and his girlfriend Ramona Agruma enjoyed a romantic trip through Europe after going public with their relationship. And now the couple are enjoying a stay at a luxury cave hotel in Turkey, where a suite can cost around $3,561 a night. Their room at the Museum Hotel in …

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Friends will travel through the Italian mountains in a motorized three-wheeler with a top speed of 35mph

Two friends from Kilmarnock prepare to travel 1,500 kilometers through Italy in a three-wheeled Piaggio Ape to raise money for a charity close to their hearts. Lorenzo D’Andrea, 59, and Tom Adam, 61, will spend three weeks on the road – both driving and sleeping in the refurbished vehicle – …

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Luxury hotel concierges essential again – except for restaurants

The first rule of being a janitor is simple: “Never say no.” The second rule? “Always maintain your contacts.” In the wake of the pandemic, concierges around the world are finding it increasingly difficult to stick to either of these restrictions, even if they are steadfast in their commitment. Competition …

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Paulo Dybala, Juventus and the problem with Italy

Even more curious is the apparent apathy from outside Italy. Dybala, a player who has already captured the imagination of Manchester United, Tottenham, Barcelona and Real Madrid, has only received one serious offer from the foreigner, Sevilla, that great collector of mercurial Argentine forwards. The catch is that it comes …

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Travel this summer with Eurail

You can beach-hop across Europe with Eurail World Passoffering trips to 33 European countries to create a personalized itinerary. “With a Eurail pass, travelers of all ages can use an extensive network of rail and ferry connections,” says Yi Ding, a Eurail executive. “Eurail’s history dates back to 1959, when …

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Latest train strike: Shapps urges workers to call off Saturday rail action as chaos looms

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has called on striking railway workers to call off the third walkout of the week scheduled for Saturday as the weekend travel chaos looms. Posting on Twitter this afternoon, he said: ‘The unwarranted RMT strikes have not caused the massive overcrowding on buses or the heavy …

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Viking celebrates the launch of its new ocean-going vessel, Viking Saturn

Viking announced today that its newest ocean-going vessel, Viking Saturn, was successfully launched at the Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy. The float is a major milestone in the construction of any cruise ship, marking the first time the ship actually hits the water. This is a particularly important point in …

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17 of the most beautiful luxury hotels in the world

The Oberoi Udaivilas Udaipur There’s a lot to be said for not visiting the same place twice. With so many unique cultures around the world, it’s easy to keep looking for new places to explore in search of new experiences and expanded perspectives. Sometimes planning a trip can start with …

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Best of Milan Fashion Week SS23 Men: Moschino, Versace, Prada and Fendi

Ciao, love! Indeed, after London comes Milan, and this season we’ve seen an abundance of high-end fashion during the city’s SS23 menswear week. From high normcore at Prada to maximalist exuberance at Versace, from goofy visual puns at JW Anderson to the rise of daring young talents like Magliano, this …

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Gattinoni Business Travel ATPI | European Business Travel News

COMPANY PROFILE Key people Franco Gattinoni, President Gattinoni TravelEros Candilotti, Commercial Director, Gattinoni Business TravelMichela Bellomo, Business Travel Manager, Gattinoni Business TravelIan Sinderson, ATPI Managing DirectorAdam Knights, Managing Director UK, Europe and Middle EastJohn Nixon, Global Director of Operations Main sectors of activity Banking and finance, agro-food, FMCG, automotive, pharmaceutical, …

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Is Venice worth visiting in 2022? Here’s my verdict after battling hordes of tourists, basic bellinis and no warm welcome

Dragging two heavy wheeled bags over bridges and cobblestones, fighting their way through the wall of other people doing the same thing; all of us dressed as “I’m a tourist!” jackets, an apocalyptic thought arises: is Venice really worth it? By then, just 9 a.m., rowdier tourists had woken up …

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Terrazza 241 at Lake Como, Italy

A drink with a view at Terrazza 241 Hilton Lake Como Flight. 2 of an ongoing series dedicated to hotel bars and bistros which are destinations in their own right. Lake Como is a breathtaking sight. And the perch on the roof of Terrace 241 is one of the best …

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From hidden coves to nature reserves, Italy has the most beautiful beaches in Europe

From endless stretches of white sand to dramatic cliffs, Italy has the right beach for everyone. But with over 7,500km of coastline to explore, it can be hard to know where to start. If you’re paralyzed by your choices, fear not: new analysis from Premier Inn has revealed key trends …

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Inter Milan confirm double transfer for Mkhitaryan and Onana and reveal Lukaku and Dybala are in the works

INTER MILAN have revealed they have signed Andre Onana and Henrikh Mkhitaryan and confirmed the club are interested in both Romelu Lukaku and Paulo Dybala. The Italian giants’ CEO Giuseppe Marotta has opened up on Inter’s transfer activities in an interview with Radio Rai. 4 Andre Onana won three league …

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Haggis held in hotel ahead of Italian hearing in sex case

ROME — Director Paul Haggis was being held in a hotel room in southern Italy on Monday pending a court hearing as prosecutors continue their investigation into a woman’s allegations that he had affairs sex with her without her consent for two days. Prosecutors in Brindisi, a port city in …

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Filmmaker Paul Haggis arrested over sexual assault allegations in Italy | Culture

Authorities arrested Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis on Sunday in connection with allegations he sexually assaulted a woman in southern Italy, Italian media said, citing local prosecutors. Haggis, 69, of Canadian origin, was in Italy for a film festival which begins on Tuesday in Ostuni, a tourist town in Puglia, the …

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Tied at three atop the East in MLS after NYRB win, Union draw

New York RB momentarily secured a three-way tie at the top of MLS’s Eastern Conference, beating Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday. Goals from Lewis Morgan and Luquin secured all three points for NYRB, with Morgan scoring his seventh of the season, heading in from a corner just in the second …

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Analysis: Europe’s Summer of Discontent Reveals Travel Jobs Crisis

AMSTERDAM/PARIS/DOHA, June 19 (Reuters) – After 21 years as a service agent at Air France (AIRF.PA), Karim Djeffal quit his job during the COVID-19 pandemic to set up his own job-coaching advice. “If it doesn’t work, I won’t go back to the aviation business,” the 41-year-old says bluntly. “Some shifts …

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Foscarini Acquires Ingo Maurer, Designer Birdhouses Takes Over Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and More News

Christie’s makes its Aspen debut Auction giant Christie’s has savored a fruitful 20-year relationship with the posh resort town of Aspen, whether in the form of film screenings or art collector dinners. These connections have now spawned an official downtown Christie’s outpost which opened on June 16 and will close …

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CAAC to increase scheduled international travel flights after two years of COVID restrictions

A China Southern Airlines flight Photo: Courtesy of China Southern Airlines The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said on Friday it was negotiating with some countries to gradually and steadily increase scheduled international passenger flights to meet personnel exchange needs. The remarks came in response to questions posed at …

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The Watergate scandal still haunts Washington DC, even 50 years later

I was woken just after 2am by a scratching at the door. Immediately, I am alert. Is it Frank Sturgis, one of the burglars arrested in this same room on the night of June 17, 1972? Is this the ghost of John Mitchell, Richard Nixon’s disgraced former attorney general, searching …

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Your Friday briefing: EU leaders visit Ukraine

We cover the wishes of European leaders to support the Ukrainian war effort and a Trumpian presidential candidate in Colombia. European leaders visit Kyiv The leaders of France, Italy, Germany and Romania met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday in Kyiv, where they voiced their support for Ukraine’s bid to …

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Israeli ‘road charging’ start-up is well on its way to a project at Bergamo Airport in Milan

Israeli company Electreon, whose technology is embedded in roads to allow electric vehicles to recharge their batteries while traveling, is on track to design a lane for shuttles and service vehicles at Bergamo Airport in Milan, the company said in a statement. The project was wrapped up Friday at an …

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Why should you rent a travel coach

Placeholder while loading article actions When Vera Russo decided to visit Italy this summer, she didn’t go online to book a plane ticket or call a travel agent. Instead, like a growing number of Americans, she contacted a travel coach. “I didn’t want to be in Rome or Milan or …

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The Apparel Group Officially Launches Jamie’s Italian at Dubai’s Iconic Mall

Jamie’s Italian successfully celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at the Dubai Mall, and Jamie Oliver himself was on hand for the momentous occasion. The celebrity chef started the day with a quick tour of the flagship store and a tour of the largest mall in the …

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I took the train to Trieste – here’s my guide | Holidays in Italy

gvaried buildings, a cafe culture and a central plaza big enough to parade a small army through…there’s a reason this town at the end of the Adriatic is called ‘little Vienna by the sea’ . Since the 14th century, when it asked the House of Habsburg for protection from the …

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The most popular travel-inspired baby names in the UK shared by a new study

New research has revealed the most popular travel-inspired baby names in the UK – from Milan and India to Chester. Naming your baby is an incredibly personal decision that will literally last a lifetime. While traditionally many parents have named their children after close family members, loved ones or even …

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Italian tourists are back, but so is the damage to historical monuments

Local police tell a family of tourists with their lunch to stay away from St. Mark’s Square, … [+] Venice. (Photo by Stefano Mazzola/Awakening/Getty Images) Getty Images While the Italian tourism sector welcomes the return of visitors, the behavior of some holidaymakers is less welcome. As the summer season kicks …

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Explore the Canadian Rockies, from Lake Louise to Jasper

The Banff Gondola to the top of Sulfur Mountain is a five-minute walk from here; downtown Banff is a five minute drive away. Opt for the gondola and you will be taken to the top of the mountain Sky Bistro, which serves spectacular views alongside Canadian-inspired dishes. The spicy elk …

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European Commission President and Italian Prime Minister visit Israel amid European energy crisis | JNS

According to a report by AFP. “The two leaders were due to hold energy talks in Israel, which has transitioned from a natural gas importer to an exporter in recent years due to significant offshore discoveries,” the report said. Von der Leyen is due to meet Israeli Prime Minister Naftali …

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Matteo Salvini defends his Russian-funded trip to Moscow | Matteo Salvini

Matteo Salvini has defended himself after the Russian embassy in Italy revealed it had funded the far-right League leader’s planned trip to Moscow last month. Salvini had intended to travel to the Russian capital on May 29 for what he called a “peace mission”, but the trip was suspended after …

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Will the fast fashion juggernaut ever slow down?

What inflation? Boohoo and H&M Group announce quarterly sales this week Rivals Inditex and Uniqlo said last week that sales and profits were up as they were able to raise prices without canceling demand Shein continues to gain ground on category incumbents, although Chinese brand growth reportedly slows Inflation should …

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‘Inundated with American travellers’: End-of-testing rule opens floodgates for summer travel

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — As summer heats up, the United States is …

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England and Italy in Nations League draw as Germany held by Hungary

Published on: 06/11/2022 – 23:42Amended: 06/11/2022 – 23:40 Paris (AFP)- England are bottom of their UEFA Nations League group without a win after drawing 0-0 with Italy in a repeat of the Euro 2020 final on Saturday, while Germany s settled for a point in a 1-1 stalemate in Hungary. …

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Korean Air to resume flights to Las Vegas, Milan and Vienna

Korean Air has announced plans to resume several long-haul routes next month, “to meet post-pandemic international travel demand.” On July 1, the carrier will resume flights from Seoul Incheon to Milan and Vienna, with both routes initially operating three times a week on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. This will be …

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American Airlines flight to CLT turns around over ocean

An American Airlines flight from Rome to CLT has been pushed back to Europe after possible mechanical problems. Adam Bell [email protected] Shortly after flying over the Atlantic Ocean from Europe on Friday morning, an American Airlines plane bound for Charlotte turned around due to possible mechanical problems, the airline confirmed …

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Travel industry calls on White House to end Covid-19 testing requirement for foreign visitors

A man checks in at a Covid-19 testing site in the international arrivals area of ​​Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, December 22, 2021. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Travel and hospitality CEOs are stepping up pressure on the Biden administration to scrap the requirement …

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US tourists fined for damaging Rome’s Spanish Steps with scooters

Editor’s Note – Subscribe to CNN Travel’s Newsletter Unlocking Italy for insider information on Italy’s most popular destinations and lesser-known regions to plan your ultimate trip. Plus, we’ll get you in the mood before you go with movie suggestions, playlists and Stanley Tucci recipes. Roma (CNN) — Two American tourists …

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Italian strikes add to air travel chaos as Ryanair, easyJet and Jet2 ground flights

Airline passengers face further widespread disruption on Wednesday with industrial action in Italy adding to dozens of cancellations expected. British Airways has grounded 122 short-haul domestic and European routes from its main base at London Heathrow. Many were canceled with weeks’ notice, but some passengers to and from Milan received …

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Radisson Collection enters Croatia for the first time

Images © Radisson Hotel Group The first Radisson Collection hotel on the Adriatic coast has opened in the Croatian town of Pula. The Grand Hotel Brioni Pula, A Radisson Collection Hotel made its debut following the transformation of the site’s former hotel. An important step for the brand Radisson Hotel …

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UNHCR Italy Fact Sheet, April 2022 – Italy

Attachments With 105,417 refugees fleeing Ukraine arriving in Italy at the end of April, UNHCR has opened two blue points to assist vulnerable people entering through Italy’s northeast borders. The Prime Minister’s decree implementing temporary protection has entered into force. More than 78,000 people have applied for temporary protection since …

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Four Seasons arrives in Venice: expands its Italian portfolio with the iconic Hotel Danieli

WHY IT RATES: The historic Hotel Danieli, which dates back to the 14th century and offers unparalleled proximity to some of Venice’s most famous landmarks, will reopen in 2025 as a Four Seasons hotel after the completion of extensive renovations, which will preserve the glorious architecture of the property’s Gothic …

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Pope Francis’ latest plans fuel resignation rumors | Pope Francis

Rumors that have been circulating since early May that Pope Francis may be retiring have been fueled by the announcement that he will attend a party initiated by a 13th-century pope who himself resigned. Speculation that the 85-year-old could follow in the footsteps of his predecessor Benedict XVI and step …

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Pillows Hotels will arrive in the center of Amsterdam • Hotel Designs

In the heart of Amsterdam, a 20e Monumental building from the last century has found new life as a five-star luxury hotel, following a delicate and meticulous transformation process. Maurits at the Parkwhich is expected to open later this year, is the seventh property of Pillows Hotels. With 88 luxury …

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Disruption and delays at UK airports as outward and return flights are canceled | Travel & leisure

Travelers returning to the UK at the end of the half-term holiday – and those trying to leave – faced another day of disruption and long delays on Saturday. Twenty-five departures and 22 arrivals from Gatwick Airport have been cancelled, affecting at least 7,000 passengers. A Gatwick spokesperson said the …

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Summer collides with ‘100 deadliest days’ for teen drivers

UTICA — Nationwide, 7,124 people died in crashes involving teen drivers from 2011 to 2020 during the “100 Deadliest Days,” the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The combination of school holidays and the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions could prove deadly as teenagers hit the road this summer. The …

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My trip to Italy turned out to be the perfect distraction from the latest MRI results – David Smith MBE

I am awaiting the results of an MRI to let me know what the next year of my life will be like. The tension is now too strong. Let’s just say my experiences with this have not been great in the past and the way the news has been delivered …

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Why Switzerland’s ‘Little Italy’ is a must on your travel bucket list

Cuckoo clocks, precision watches and fondue are just a few of the things you might associate with Switzerland. Lizards, pizzas and neoclassical buildings not so much. Yet Ticino, an Italian-speaking canton in the south of the country, known for its mild climate and subtropical gardens, as well as – naturally …

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5 Reasons You Need to Experience Secret Food Tours in Rome

For over a decade we have been doing food tours when we travel to new cities. We found them to be a great way to learn about both the food and the culture. Immediately after booking our hotel and plane ticket to Rome, I knew my next step was to …

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THE RITZ-CARLTON LAUNCHES IN JORDAN BRINGING MODERN DESIGN AND UNRIVALED EXPERIENCES TO AMMAN

The Ritz-Carlton, Amman brings the brand’s legendary service to the kingdom’s capital, welcoming guests to create lasting memories Amman, Jordan, June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Ritz-Carlton, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Ammanushering in a new standard of …

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Italy lifts travel restrictions requiring vaccination or testing

Italy on Wednesday lifted its last pandemic-era entry restrictions, making it easier for foreign tourists to visit as the busy summer travel season intensifies. “As of June 1, 2022, a Green Pass or equivalent certificate is no longer required to enter Italy,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation …

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As summer travel skyrockets, fashion and celebrities use this service to speed through airports

Universal Sky Services speeds customers through airport lines, immigration and baggage claims to … [+] create an unrivaled expedited airport experience with options that can include everything from a Michelin-starred menu to access to private suites in a private terminal. Universal air services Kourtney Kardashian. Megan Fox. Winnie Harlow. Sharon …

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8 Simple Ways for Travel Advisors to Engage in Responsible Travel

Fight against global warming. Enriching local communities in countries around the world. Leaving the places we visit better than we found them. All lofty goals, but also, often, overwhelming. And yet, travelers — and by extension, the travel advisors who work with them — have a responsibility to not only …

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