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Airbnb seeing growth in business travel

Airbnb seeing growth in business travel

Business travelers are increasingly booking stays through Airbnb and other home-sharing sites. Airbnb said Monday that nearly 700,000 companies have signed up and booked rooms through its business travel portal, almost triple the number since last year. Airbnb said 15 percent of its travel nights booked are for business travelers. That compares with 20 percent […]

How to Plan a Destination Funeral

How to Plan a Destination Funeral

For people whose lives centered on travel, “a destination memorial can help connect to a place someone loved when they were alive.” You can spend 99 years in Venice without ever having to deal with tourists. Last year, Venetian mayor Luigi Brugnaro announced a radical plan to fund renovations of San Michele “cemetery island”: an […]

Passport warning: Families with different surnames need extra document when travelling

Passport warning: Families with different surnames need extra document when travelling

Parents travelling with their children this summer will need to start carrying their children’s birth certificates if they do not share the same surname. If the parent travelling has a different surname to the child they are with, then they will need another form of identification. A passport will not be enough to prove the […]

Summer Travel Prices Plummet

Summer Travel Prices Plummet

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Still looking to sneak in a vacation while the weather is nice? As summer comes to a close, flight prices are dropping. The travel website “hopper” released a summer travel study.. showing flight prices have dropped as much […]

Ten reasons why your travel insurance could refuse to pay out

Ten reasons why your travel insurance could refuse to pay out

Buying the cheapest travel insurance the day before you are about to set off on your journey could cost you dearly if you need to make a claim.  Travel insurance policies are riddled with clauses and exclusions, and different providers set their own standards and thresholds on a range of some of the most common […]

Insider Travel Itineraries for 9 Far-Flung Cities

Insider Travel Itineraries for 9 Far-Flung Cities

Getting around the historic waterside neighborhood of Ikoyi with creative director Papa Omotayo. 8 AM I head to a hole-in-the-wall joint run by a middle-aged woman fondly known as Mama Funke (nr. 40 Glover Rd.). There, I have the best ogi, a corn-based porridge, along with some akara, deep-fried ground beans. 10 AM Next, I’ll […]

Reynolds Wrap will pay $10000 for a Chief Grilling Officer to travel and eat barbecue

Reynolds Wrap will pay $10000 for a Chief Grilling Officer to travel and eat barbecue

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Reynolds Wrap will pay $10,000 for a Chief Grilling Officer to travel and eat barbecue Reynolds Wrap said it plans to hire a chief grilling officer, whose primary job will include traveling to popular spots in the U.S. and eat […]

Bali earthquake latest: How many dead? Is it safe to travel to Indonesia?

Bali earthquake latest: How many dead? Is it safe to travel to Indonesia?

The second magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit Lombok at around 3pm this afternoon, just off the coast. Yesterday a 6.9 magnitude earthquake also hit the island, killing at least 142 people. The tremor was fairly shallow, as it struck just 18 miles underground, but caused catastrophic damage to thousands of buildings and triggered power cuts. Both […]

Bali earthquake: Is it safe to travel to Indonesia? Latest Lombok holiday and flight information

Bali earthquake: Is it safe to travel to Indonesia? Latest Lombok holiday and flight information

Bali and Lombok in Indonesia have been rocked by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. It follows a similar disaster exactly one week ago which killed 17 people. At least 142 people have been killed as a result of Sunday’s quake, Indonesian disaster agency officials have confirmed. The quake struck the popular tourist destination at 6.47am local time (2347 BST) […]

Old-time plane crashes in Swiss Alps, killing 20 on board

Old-time plane crashes in Swiss Alps, killing 20 on board

BERLIN (AP) — An old-time propeller plane crashed near-vertically at high speed into a Swiss mountain, killing all 20 people on board, police said Sunday. The Junkers Ju-52 plane, operated by the Swiss company Ju-Air, went down Saturday on the Piz Segnas mountain above the Alpine resort of Flims, striking the mountain’s western flank about […]