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Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being ... Read More

100 best outdoor dining restaurants in Canada named

100 best outdoor dining restaurants in Canada named

As we approach the first day of summer, Canadians are looking for the perfect spots to soak up some ... Read More

Hotel Bella Grace under new management

Hotel Bella Grace under new management

Hotel Bella Grace is situated in the historic Ansonborough neighborhood of downtown Charleston, S.C. The 50-room luxury boutique hotel ... Read More

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Parts of Brazil are dangerous to visit, among them Belem the capital city of the State of Para. Despite ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda ... Read More

Marriott to Open Ritz Carlton Bangkok

Marriott to Open Ritz Carlton Bangkok

Marriott International has signed an agreement for its first Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bangkok with the property owner, One Bangkok ... Read More

Key West welcomes visitors to its annual island-wide Pride festivities

Key West welcomes visitors to its annual island-wide Pride festivities

Renowned for its “One Human Family” philosophy of unity and equality, Key West is to welcome visitors to its ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent ... Read More

“Rise! Rise!”: Crazed man tries to “wake up” Lenin’s corpse at Moscow’s Red Square

“Rise! Rise!”: Crazed man tries to “wake up” Lenin’s corpse at Moscow’s Red Square

Deranged man, shouting “Rise! Rise!” came to Lenin’s Mausoleum - a popular tourist attraction in Moscow's Red Square near ... Read More

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

Tourist agencies and travel websites have started to adjust search options allowing their clientele to choose the jet type ... Read More

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

For those who appreciate architectural wonders that transform the ordinary into something rather extraordinary, the award-winning airport parking operator ... Read More

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

The Americana of New York opened on September 25, 1962 as a 2,000-room convention hotel. It was constructed by ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts increases stake in TUI Group

RIU Hotels & Resorts increases stake in TUI Group

The hotel chain RIU Hotels & Resorts has just completed the purchase of a block of 1,100,000 shares in ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that ... Read More

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

Iran announced that it will auction its the oldest charter airline company. Ahvaz-based Karun Airlines will be offered for ... Read More

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

At least one person has died while three of those injured have been rescued after a 7-story apartment building ... Read More

On the visit of the Pope to UAE

On the visit of the Pope to UAE

An Interview with Alessandro Gisotti, the "ad interim" director of the Holy See Press Office, by Amedeo Lomonaco on ... Read More

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

According to Russian National AeroNet Technology Initiative co-leader, Russia could see the start of private space tourism in around ... Read More

The Jacksons to headline St. Maarten’s Heineken Regatta

The Jacksons to headline St. Maarten’s Heineken Regatta

The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is famous for world-class racing and attracting some of the world’s top musical acts ... Read More

PM, Bartlett welcome return of EP hotel model to Jamaica

PM, Bartlett welcome return of EP hotel model to Jamaica

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett have welcomed the return of the EP ... Read More

Spanish investors on board with Jamaica training and pension scheme

Spanish investors on board with Jamaica training and pension scheme

The largest block of Spanish hoteliers and investors, Inverotel, has indicated they are fully on board with training through ... Read More

Hotel Zoe Fisherman’s Wharf welcomes new General Manager

Hotel Zoe Fisherman’s Wharf welcomes new General Manager

Hotel Zoe, Fisherman’s Wharf’s newest luxury boutique hotel, announced the appointment of TJ Pierri to the position of General ... Read More

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

Tourism operators in Kenya and the rest of East Africa have expressed their feelings over the recent Nairobi terror ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts is coming to Canada

RIU Hotels & Resorts is coming to Canada

RIU Hotels & Resorts has announced the construction of a hotel in its Riu Plaza urban line, in Toronto, ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer ... Read More