Train Travel Is Back In Style

Posted on: October 30th, 2009 Posted by Robert Jones

Thanks to faster travel times, new services, upgraded on-board comforts and environmental impact, train travel is definitely on the rise. European trains in particular, the service is increasingly chosen over air travel as the preferred choice to make a journey for both leisure and business travellers. In recent years, the length of rail trips have [...]

The Middle East airlines Emirates is expanding its service at Manchester International airport by providing comfortable leather armchairs in its new lounge. With 147 seats, the Emirates facility at the airport is the latest push by the carrier to offer premium passengers exclusive treatment across its network. Emirates’ Divisional Senior Vice President Airport Services Mohammed [...]

Moscow and Mumbai lead in hotel rate drops

Posted on: October 26th, 2009 Posted by Robert Jones

The rates of the average hotel room worldwide have dropped abruptly during the first half of this year although the worst cases where seen in both Mumbai and Moscow, based on a report by Hotels.com, released on October 21. The website’s Hotel Price Index says prices in the Russian capital fell from an average rate [...]

Airport Scanned Chihuahua Sends Bulgarian To Prison

Posted on: October 26th, 2009 Posted by Abi Bray

When Dublin airport security employees detected the silhouette of an animal appearing in an x-ray scan of a luggage piece, they first believed it was just a simple stuffed toy dog. The bag was the property of a Bulgarian traveller who had just landed in Ireland after a flight from Madrid. The passenger’s luggage was [...]

Spinning hotel planned for Croatia

Posted on: October 26th, 2009 Posted by Dave Bond

Richard Hywel Evans of Studio RHE, a British holiday resort architect, has designed the first revolving hotel in the world which is planned to be built on the small island of Solta, off the coast of Croatia. The yet to named £70 million hotel project, is scheduled for completion within two and half years. The [...]

Solo Travellers Made Easier

Posted on: October 22nd, 2009 Posted by Robert Jones

Grand European Tours recently introduced a new scheme called Room Share Program which will provide an extra option for single travellers. Grand European Tours Room Share Program targets people considering travelling solo or for a third person of a party. The new Grand European Tours plan is now offered as an option on several of [...]