“Hotels on rails” sleeper trains arrive in Europe

While the United States may not have just one good rail system across the country, Europe has another travel option – overnight sleeper trains. Midnight Trains will be a “hotel on rails” with a launch slated for 2024, The Guardian reported. The French start-up has announced its intention to create …

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Barsottis found the promised land

Courtesy of Madera County Historical Society Ida Barsotti (Nicoletti), Jose Barsotti and Evalina Barsotti (Alessini) are pictured here standing from the left, circa 1910. On the donkey are Freda Barsotti (Cappelluti), Anne Barsotti (Grattone) and Albert Barsotti. The men are boarders at the Barsotti hotel. At the turn of the …

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Santex SPA acquires e-commerce retailer Parentgiving

Santex SPA, a global leader in leading incontinence products, surgical dressings and orthopedic products, has announced the acquisition of Parentgiving, Inc., the nation’s leading retailer of senior care products. The agreement was finalized in june 2020, and the companies have spent the past year integrating operations and developing an expanded …

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Travel News: Spanish Hotels Take Legal Action Against Booking.com ‘Abusive’ Practices Travel News | Trip

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the apparent good relationship between Spanish hospitality and Booking.com has exploded. The disagreements started when the OTA decided to allow customers to cancel non-refundable reservations free of charge without checking with hoteliers. The Association of Hotel Companies of Madrid has now decided to …

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DS Smith optimistic despite falling profits

Packaging company DS Smith said its pre-tax profit fell 37% as the pandemic hit its operations. His 2020-2021 annual results showed revenue of £ 5.9bn, down 1% from the previous year, but pre-tax profit down 37% to £ 231m. Despite this, the company was optimistic about its outlook, indicating 3.5% …

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