ALG Vacations Survey Shows More Than Half of US Adults Prefer Expert Assistance if Travel Plans Go Awry | News

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

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 28, 2022– A recent study commissioned by ALG Vacations and their brands Apple Vacations and Funjet Vacations finds that most American adults are not dissuaded from taking a trip because of the potential for another global crisis, and that most of them are willing to accept assistance from professional travel advisors … Read more

TikTok’s Travel Guides: The New Way to Plan a Vacation

TikTok's Travel Guides: The New Way to Plan a Vacation

VIDEOS OF Gen Z-ers and millennials—and their cats—may saturate TikTok, but spend enough time scrolling around the social media app and you’ll find yourself led to more surprising realms. Take the travel feeds, which offer a stream of fresh footage shot just about anywhere in the world. Type #travel in the search box and you … Read more

Premier Inn owner Whitbread warns of higher costs after returning to profit

Premier Inn owner Whitbread warns of higher costs after returning to profit

Swung to $347 mln profit in H1 Expects lower margins in H2 as inflation bites Shares down more than 3% Oct 25 (Reuters) – Premier Inn owner Whitbread (WTB.L) said on Tuesday that surging costs for labour, utilities and food would eat into margins in the second half, sending its shares down more than 3% … Read more

Skiing revenue is back above pre-pandemic levels, Vail Resorts says

Skiing revenue is back above pre-pandemic levels, Vail Resorts says

Ski-resort operator Vail Resorts Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter results that were better than expected, helped by acquisitions abroad and demand for advance passes, with full-year sales rebounding above pre-pandemic levels. The company lost around $109 million during the quarter, or $2.70 per share, compared to around $141 million and $3.49 per share in … Read more

Gambling giant Macau opens bids from seven casinos, with one firm to lose

Gambling giant Macau opens bids from seven casinos, with one firm to lose

A woman walks past a Bank of China branch next to the Grand Lisboa hotel and casino (R) in Macau, China December 21, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Macau’s government opens bids on Friday from seven companies, including a wildcard from Malaysian … Read more

Citizen Revolt: Week of September 8 | Citizen Revolt | Salt Lake City

Citizen Revolt: Week of September 8 |  Citizen Revolt |  Salt Lake City

click to enlarge Taking Us for a RideIf you haven’t heard about the gondola, you’re either not paying attention or just don’t care what happens to the Cottonwood canyons. UDOT has just released its preference for a corporate welfare ride up to two private ski resorts—on taxpayer money, of course (half a billion … 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

Here Come the Body Police | opinion | Salt Lake City

Here Come the Body Police |  opinion |  Salt Lake City

Conservative lawmakers and their constituents go bonkers and get a bad rash when transgender girls compete in high school sports—no news there. In Red State America, it goes against God’s plan and it’s just not right. Now, there’s a new wrinkle in our paranoid transphobia: If a girl is an exceptional athlete she could be … Read more

Travel guru Samantha Brown’s 3 tips to avoid flight delays

Travel guru Samantha Brown's 3 tips to avoid flight delays

When Samantha Brown heads to the office, she can be anywhere from a beach on the New Jersey shore to the grand palaces of South Korea. That’s because Brown’s “workplace” is wherever she happens to be producing the latest episode of her PBS series, “Samantha Brown’s Places to Love.” In effect, she vacations for a … Read more

Paris Hilton will sell NFTs and hold virtual parties in The Sandbox

Paris Hilton will sell NFTs and hold virtual parties in The Sandbox

Paris Hilton this week announced that her company, 11:11 Media, will bring her world to the immersive virtual gaming world of The Sandbox. There, she’ll launch a “land,” in which she’ll interact with her fans and sell digital goods. The platform said Hilton “is planning social and community events such as rooftop parties and glamorous … Read more