Friday, 3 Jul 2020

Insight Vacations Launches First Women’s Only Journey

WHY IT RATES: To celebrate International Women’s Day, Insight Vacations is offering a 12-day, women-only tour through India. – Mackenzie Cullen, Editorial Associate As Insight Vacations, the leader in premium guided journeys, celebrates International Women’s Day 2020, it is thrilled to launch a new women’s only journey for the first time ever – Inspirational India, […]

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Insight Vacations launches new women-only India trip

Hot on the heels of International Women’s Day, Insight Vacations has launched a new women’s only trip – Inspirational India, A Wander Women Journey. As the first itinerary in Insight’s new ‘Wander Women’ journey programme, it will take place in India in 2021 and will offer immersive learning opportunities, wellness experiences and deliciously authentic dining. […]

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Coronavirus Disneyland: Is Disneyland closed amid coronavirus outbreak?

COVID-19 has bloomed in Europe over the last two months, with more than 10,000 cases in the continent. Some of the world’s most popular tourist destinations lie within the infected countries, amongst them Disneyland. Is Disneyland closed? France is amongst some of the most COVID-19 affected countries in Europe. There, cases number 1,209, giving it […]

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Suppliers girding for long fight as Covid 19 takes toll

As the coronavirus outbreak continued to spread through Europe and the U.S. last week, the travel industry began signaling that it was girding for a protracted fight.  And while some analysts seemed to think it was an existential battle, others viewed it as yet another crisis the industry would eventually overcome.  In a video message […]

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Address Jumeirah Resort on schedule to open later this year

Address Jumeirah Resort has announced the structural completion of its two 310-meter towers. The topping out of the two towers marks the first key turning point towards the completion of the project, which is due to be unveiled toward the end of the year. The 77 double-height levels were completed in just 799 days – […]

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Northern Italy off limits to British travellers

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has begun to advise against “all but essential” travel to a number of regions in northern Italy. The move comes in response to various control and isolation measures imposed by the Italian authorities over the weekend. The Lombardy region – which includes the cities of Milan, Bergamo and Como – […]

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Saudi Arabia restricts entry for Emirati, Kuwaiti, Bahraini visitors

Gulf kingdom says Gulf visitors can only enter country via airports in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam in new measures aimed at preventing spread of coronavirus King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah. Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday that it has put new preventive measures in place in its fight against the new coronavirus (Covid-19) by temporarily […]

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Favourite hidden spots in Europe: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: Walks on the wild side, Portugal My friend and I wanted to do some winter walking where the weather was sunny. We found the GR15 walking route in the eastern Algarve from Vila Real de Santo Antonio on the coast inland to Alcoutim following the Guadiana river. There are also smaller routes off […]

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Souvenir stamp costs traveller a $2000 holiday to Thailand

Visitors to the self-styled Republic of Whangamomona might think again before paying for novelty stamp in their passport. The small township in the Mnawatu-Wanganui region, on the ‘Forgotten World Highway’ famously charges visitors $2 for passport stamp. However, this cheap souvenir could cost you a lot more in the long run – 1000 times more, […]

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