Last-minute flights over the holidays will cost you more this year

Last-minute flights over the holidays will cost you more this year

People still looking to book trips home to visit family or take a vacation during the holidays need to act fast — and prepare for sticker shock. Airline executives say that based on bookings, they expect huge demand for flights over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Travel experts say the best deals for airfares and … Read more

Cruise ships with 800 positive COVID cases docks in Australia

Cruise ships with 800 positive COVID cases docks in Australia

A cruise ship carrying roughly 800 passengers who had tested positive for COVID-19 docked in Sydney, Australia on Saturday morning, the Guardian reported. Driving the news: The Majestic Princess cruise ship had been halfway through a 12-day trip from New Zealand to Australia when an outbreak of COVID cases was detected, Carnival Australia president Marguerite … Read more

US cities Orlando and Oahu are rebounding the fastest due to leisure tourism | Travel

US cities Orlando and Oahu are rebounding the fastest due to leisure tourism |  Travel

Tourist havens like Orlando and Oahu are seeing more revenue from taxes levied on overnight hotel stays than their counterparts who rely on business-focused travel. Cities that depend heavily on commercial travel have seen a larger decline in their revenue per available room since the onset of the pandemic, University of Chicago Harris School of … Read more

This Egyptian App Introduces Co-Ownership to Face Soaring Vacation Home Prices

This Egyptian App Introduces Co-Ownership to Face Soaring Vacation Home Prices

This Egyptian App Introduces Co-Ownership to Face Soaring Vacation Home Prices Image Credit: El Gouna As inflation skyrockets, many struggle to purchase homes in Egypt’s current economic climate, and even fewer are left with the privilege of owning a vacation home on the side. Seeing an opportunity in innovating the real estate market, Partment, … Read more

Royal Fans Give London Tourism a Bump Amid UK Economic Woes

By KELVIN CHAN, AP Business Writer LONDON (AP) — Royal fans have poured into the heart of London to experience the flag-lined roads, pomp-filled processions and, above all, brave a mileslong line for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II, who died after an unprecedented seven decades on the throne. And while … Read more

Qantas vouchers: Airline offers $50 travel credit to frequent flyers to apologize for disruptions

Qantas is offering is frequent flyers $50 travel credits to apologise for the ongoing disruptions that have troubled the airline for the past few months

Qantas offers $50 ‘sorry’ credits in latest attempt to fix its struggling reputation as CEO Alan Joyce makes a personal apology: ‘It’s not good enough’ Qantas offered its frequent flyers $50 travel credits to apologize for disruptions CEO Alan Joyce apologized for services in video and email sent to passengers Qantas has been troubled by … Read more

Travel + Leisure Co. Declares Cash Dividend | News

Nocturne Luxury Villas Continues its Expansion with Acquisition of Earth, Sea & Sky Vacations |  News

ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 10, 2022– The board of directors of Travel + Leisure Co. (NYSE:TNL) declared a regular cash dividend on the company’s common stock of $0.40 per share, payable September 30, 2022 to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2022. About Travel + Leisure Co. Travel + Leisure Co. (NYSE:TNL) is the world’s … Read more

Americans aren’t taking vacation precautions to avoid COVID

Americans aren't taking vacation precautions to avoid COVID

Data: Axios/Ipsos poll; Chart: Danielle Alberti/Axios Americans aren’t taking steps to avoid COVID-19 before going on vacation and have no bandwidth for another health crisis like monkeypox, according to the latest installment of the Axios/Ipsos Coronavirus Index. Why it matters: Our perception of personal risk has fallen to a point where travelers’ most common precaution … Read more

Cruise control: How to plan for your luxury getaway on the sea

A cruise holiday is affordable and value for money. (Stock photo)

If you want the journey to matter more than the destination, sail on a cruise ship. Cruises are about luxury, leisure and getting off the ship to see new places. TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW NOW AT JUST RS 249 A MONTH. Key stories on business-standard.com are available to … Read more

Indian travelers more confident than Japanese, Aussies

Indian travelers more confident than Japanese, Aussies

For the most part, residents of Asia-Pacific can travel again. But some are more confident about packing their bags than others. Travel confidence is “diverse and nuanced” in the region, according to a new survey commissioned by the travel website Booking.com. Some 11,000 people in the region were polled about their comfort levels and concerns, … Read more