Boris Becker will ‘travel back to Germany on paid-for private jet when freed from jail’ | Entertainment

Boris Becker will 'travel back to Germany on paid-for private jet when freed from jail' |  Entertainment

Boris Becker will reportedly travel back to Germany on a paid-for private jet when he is freed from jail. The three-time Wimbledon champion, 54, has also apparently been signed for an interview with a German broadcaster about his imprisoning, MailOnline said on Wednesday. (07.12.22) A source told the outlet, which said the jet would be … Read more

Train travel: France and Germany plan discounted ticket for young people

Train travel: France and Germany plan discounted ticket for young people

Young people traveling between Germany and France could soon benefit from ultra-cheap train tickets. The two countries plan to release a “Franco-German train ticket for young people,” transportation authorities announced on Saturday. It’s not yet clear how much this “special youth ticket at a reduced price” will cost, or what age group it will apply … Read more

European markets climb as global markets rally; Stoxx 600 up 1.6%

European markets climb as global markets rally;  Stoxx 600 up 1.6%

Stocks on the move: Greggs, Accelleron up 5% Shares of British bakery chain Greggs gained 5.6% in early trade after reporting a rise in quarterly sales despite the deepening cost of living crisis and plummeting consumer confidence in the UK Accelleron shares added 5% as investors picked up the stock at a discount following the … Read more

What are the best business hotels in Europe: London, Paris, Frankfurt

What are the best business hotels in Europe: London, Paris, Frankfurt

International travel may still have its challenges. But finding a solid hotel for a business trip isn’t one of them. CNBC Travel and the market data firm Statista today release a ranking of the “Best Hotels for Business Travelers” in Europe. This is the first ranking of its kind between CNBC and Statista, who are … Read more

Best Gifts to Get Your Friends When Traveling Around Europe

Best Gifts to Get Your Friends When Traveling Around Europe

When traveling in Europe, you take in the sights, sounds, food, and culture. Often, you want to take back memories of the fun times with you. Even better, purchasing gifts for friends and loved ones allows you to share your wonderful experience with others. One of the best gifts to give are items like watches, … Read more

Shruti Shibulal’s Tamara Leisure expects 3-fold growth this fiscal; looks to expand through acquisitions

Hospitality firm Tamara Leisure Experiences expects its business to grow three-fold in the current fiscal, compared to pre-pandemic levels, amid easing of travel restrictions, according to the company CEO Shruti Shibhulal. The company is looking at inorganic expansion through acquisitions across its affordable, mid-segment and leisure businesses across India as well as overseas through … Read more

Five ways a groundbreaking €9 rail pass changed Germany

Five ways a groundbreaking €9 rail pass changed Germany

While most Germans likely thought they were just living their lives, every weekend getaway, every metro journey to work, every bus ride to the store, and every train trip to a lake to beat this summer’s unprecedented heat was one small part of a gigantic experiment : Germany’s €9 train ticket. Designed to offer relief … Read more

Crossing Germany in one day for €9 – POLITICO

Crossing Germany in one day for €9 – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article GÖRLITZ, Germany — The premise? To travel 750 kilometers from Aachen on Germany’s western border with Belgium and the Netherlands to Görlitz on the Polish frontier. The cost? Thanks to Germany’s temporary cheap travel program, only €9. The scheme expires on August 31 and it covers all regional … Read more

Last call for Germany’s €9 ticket to ride – POLITICO

Last call for Germany's €9 ticket to ride – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article BERLIN — Germans are finishing a three-month experiment in what happens when you cut the cost of public transport to almost nothing. Since June, some 38 million residents and visitors have bought a state-subsidized €9 ticket valid for one month of travel on all buses, trams, metros and … Read more

Mask-free travel on German Chancellor’s plane prompts fresh debate

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz speaks during a joint media conference with South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Union Building in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, May 24, 2022.  AP/PTI

As Germany braces for the next Covid-19 wave, photos from a flight full of mask-less government officials, including Chancellor Olaf Scholz, and media representatives have prompted a renewed debate over health guidelines. The criticism was sparked by pictures from a government jet Scholz and Economics Minister Robert Habeck used to fly to Montreal this … Read more