Mass anti-tourist protests face backlash in Majorca

The residents, most of whom are from Palma, told local media that 'we must not forget that Mallorcans have been living off tourism for a long time' as they handed out stickers at last night's protest.

British Airways to put 200 aspiring pilots through training

British Airways to put 200 aspiring pilots through training - The airline said it wants to attract ‘the very best candidates from right across society’.

Dzens more flights are cancelled after Crowdstrike IT outage

Ten flights were axed at Heathrow today as well as nine at Gatwick , 11 at London City and six at Manchester as airlines battled to try to get schedules back to normal.

Controversy in Paris 2024: Teahupo'o, the venue that awaits Olympic surfing

Evidence of WW2 crash revealed on 80th anniversary

US airmen who died in the crash are honoured with a memorial at the crash site in Thurston, Suffolk.

5 Dazzling Stargazing Destinations within Driving Distance from Major U.S. Cities

A different kind of nightlife awaits when you road-trip out for some celestial splendor

Celeb-Loved Sant Ambroeus Opening Its First Miami Location in 2025

Bring on the hot chocolate and Milanese cuisine.

Plane delivered as Aurigny simplifies fleet

The new plane is part of a strategy to make the airline more reliable and cost effective

British holidaymakers 'stranded' abroad for days say 'we've been treated like cattle' during IT crisis

Several families have been left stuck in Turkey and Cyprus after their TUI flights back to Glasgow were cancelled following the global Crowdstrike IT outage

Delays cause 'chaos' for returning holidaymakers

One family spend more than £1,500 on extra accommodation, taxis and flights to get back to the UK.

Ryanair profits plunge by nearly half amid lower summer fares

Ryanair has said its profits plunged by almost half between April and June and warned that fares this summer would be “materially lower” than last year. Europe’s largest airline reported profits of €360m (£303m) in the spring quarter, 46% lower than the same period last year, despite passenger numbers rising 10% to 55.5 million. The downbeat results, which missed analysts’ estimates, drove the budget carrier’s share price down 17% on Monday. The...

Stunning images of the greatest canyons and gorges on Earth

Some of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders on Earth are the many spectacular canyons and gorges carved out of valleys and mountain ranges found in all four corners of the globe. Some, like the Grand Canyon, are iconic landmarks. But there are other lesser-known examples incised out of the planet that are equally impressive in their beauty and grandeur. Click through the following gallery and marvel at these jaw-dropping gorges and canyons.

250 tourists from US to interact with IPs

MANILA, Philippines — With an estimated 250 tourists from the United States joining a tour of Northern Mindanao, the Philippine consulate general in New York has expressed confidence that the region has a lot to offer to visitors. The office of the consulate general will lead the 15th year of the “Very Important Pinoy” or VIP Tour, which was established by the Philippine embassy in the US, to bring Filipino-Americans and Americans of Filipino...

Marcos: Philippines to focus on 'experiential tourism'

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said on Monday that boosting the tourism industry required a multi-faceted strategy. ''We, in the Philippines, have no less than 7,641 beautiful reasons to tap the potential of our tourism sector, for which our archipelagic nation is internationally renowned and from which many Filipinos derive their livelihood,'' Marcos said in his third State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa. ''While a resurgence in...

Parking to passports: how to check holiday costs and ensure entry into EU

Compare parking costs The UK has some of the highest airport parking charges in the world. However, you can reduce the eye-watering bill by booking ahead, and, often, going away from the airport site. Try the Purple Parking comparison website to find the cheapest deals – it covers all the UK airports, and offers a 15% discount for signing up to its emails – but check the official airport website, too. This week the Luton airport website quoted...

Festivals 'bring £900m to West economy'

Concerts and festivals are worth a huge amount to the West says an industry body.

Disneyland Workers Vote to Strike But Haven’t Set a Work Stoppage Date

The workers union has authorized a strike after being unable to agree to a new contract with the park

Inside Hen Quarter, Buzzard Point’s New Southern-Styled Destination

The Old Town restaurant expands across the Anacostia River on Tuesday, July 23

Miami Beach Office Asking Top Rents Lures Posh NYC Restaurant

A new Miami Beach office building seeking some of the area’s priciest rents has lured a posh New York restaurant brand to serve a growing financial-industry clientele.

Leaving India and working in tech in the US changed me. I feel too foreign here and too foreign there.

Uday Padyana moved to the US in his 20s. Living in the US has changed him and he's experienced culture shock when visiting home.

Global IT outage leaves holidaymakers stranded

About 150 passengers were due to fly from Madeira when the systems crashed but remain on the island.

Self-professed 'Wolf of Airbnb' sentenced to over 4 years in prison for defrauding landlords

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who boasted that he was the “Wolf of Airbnb” was sentenced Monday to over four years in prison for defrauding New York City landlords and a federal pandemic-relief government program. Konrad Bicher, 32, of Hialeah, Florida, was sentenced in Manhattan federal court by Judge Lorna G. Schofield. The prison term of four years and three months came after Bicher pleaded guilty a year ago to a wire fraud charge. He was...

Diversions in place as work to replace bridge begins

The bridge work is expected to take until 20 December and a lengthy diversion is in place.

One of New Orleans’s Most Exciting Restaurants of 2023 Is Branching Out

The chefs behind Indian restaurant LUFU NOLA are delving into bubble tea downtown and Cajun seafood in the French Quarter

Why Lombardy is still one of the most beautiful regions in the world

Since the advent of tourism, this picture-perfect pocket of Europe has been delighting visitors with its medieval towns, fabulous art, and some of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Click through the following gallery for a pictorial journey through this stunning Italian region.

I've been to 25 countries. Here are 10 mistakes I wish I'd avoided when I first started traveling.

After visiting 25 countries, I've made plenty of mistakes while traveling. But luckily, I can pass on my wisdom about things to avoid and stop doing.

Welcome to Glastonbur-sea! Underwater music festival held in Florida Keys

Regular Glastonbury-goers may think they've braved watery conditions to get their musical fix - but they've got nothing on those who took part in the Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival on 13 July. The "concert", staged to promote environmentally responsible diving and reef protection, took place for the 40th time this weekend. Performers donned t...

Flight cancellations continue Sunday as United, Delta struggle to recover from outage

Several U.S. carriers issued ground stops for all their flights early on Friday following a global tech outage, which caused a domino effect for some.

P46 billion plan to prep Clark for multi-airport future

MANILA, Philippines — Clark International Airport will be leaning on a P46-billion development plan, commitment from leading airlines, and the emerging economy of Central Luzon to remain a preferred gateway of travelers in Luzon. Government and aviation executives told The STAR they are dedicated to improving the viability of Clark to sustain its relevance in a multi-airport future in Mega Manila. The Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC),...

Lancaster Bomber to take to the skies once again

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight said the plane will fly after maintenance work.

Things Hollywood gets wrong about ancient societies

The Vikings were blood-thirsty northern peoples, and 13th-century Scottish warriors wore kilts to battle, right? Well, not quite. For many years, Hollywood has been responsible for perpetuating numerous myths and stereotypes about ancient civilizations. Think about it: were gladiators really just slaves who battled to the death? Click through the following gallery and discover the things Hollywood gets wrong about ancient societies.

Tell us about a break in Spain – you could win a holiday voucher

Spain is one of the most visited countries in the world – something that’s been causing a bit of unrest among locals in some of the country’s more popular cities and resorts this year. But there is no shortage of off-the-beaten-track places to visit and experiences to be enjoyed in this fascinating country, if you know where to look. We’d love to hear your Spain recommendations, whether it’s an unsung city, a perfect beach, a beautiful...

Tourist killed during water activity in Lapu-Lapu City

A tourist was killed while engaging in a water activity at a Lapu-Lapu City resort, according to a 24 Oras Weekend report on Sunday. A video showed the 43-year-old tourist sitting at the end of a jumping balloon as the staff jumped at the other end. Instead of the water, the tourist landed on the jumping balloon head first before crashing into the water. The staff rescued the tourist when they noticed she was not moving and immediately brought...

The long tale of the yacht linked to a Russian oligarch and abandoned in the Caribbean for more than 2 years finally draws to a close

A European buyer bought the 267-foot yacht, ending two-year saga involving ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Russian oligarch Andrey Guryev.

Paris is ready for the Olympics

Paris will host the Olympics and Paralympics this summer, with thousands of stellar athletes and millions of tourists expected to visit the French capital. The countdown to the Games is on, so click through this gallery to find out everything you need to know, from the newly debuted sports to where the opening ceremony will be held.

The 5 Best Apps to Make Any Road Trip Easier

Take the stress out of road trip planning with these genius phone apps that help make the journey a little smoother

Ukrainian city fears possible arrival of F-16 fighter jets

With its castle, medieval tower and river-side beach, the western Ukrainian tourist town of Starokostiantyniv doesn't seem an obvious target for Russian missile and drone strikes. We've even had drone debris fall on the beach, Shpachenko said.

Goose Island’s 2024 Bourbon County Stout Features Mexican Tamarind Barleywine

Vanilla Rye is part of the five beers released on Black Friday 2024

I've worked on cruise ships for years. Here are 6 things passengers should stop wasting money on.

As someone who works on cruises, passengers should avoid spending money on these things, including individual drinks and laundry.

The most dangerous countries in the world in 2024

Barcelona pledges to hike tourist tax for cruise passengers

Jaume Collboni, Barcelona's mayor, said the current tourist tax for stopover cruise passengers was 7 euros (£5.90) per day. He did not say by how much the tax would be increased.

Japan Takes Gold in Most Searches for Paris - Agoda

SINGAPORE, July 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital travel platform Agoda has noted 43% more searches for stays in Paris in late July and early August, as the world's premier 'city of love' becomes the 'city of sports'. An analysis of Agoda's accommodation search data shows that in Asia, Japan is the market where most searches for Paris originated from. Top Paris Accommodation Searches from Asia - Agoda 1 Japan 2 South Korea 3 Hong Kong SAR 4 China...

Top 10: The fastest aircraft ever made

There are many planes in the world - but these are the swiftest ever made

Flying taxi journeys could cost the same as ‘hiring an Uber’, UK firm says

Flying taxi journeys could cost the same as ‘hiring an Uber’, UK firm says - Vertical Aerospace said it expects its eVTOLs will become ‘very affordable’ once production grows.

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1,600+ Flight Delays Later: How to Easily Track Travel Cancellations With Your iPhone

Is your flight still affected by the global tech outage? Here's a solution that doesn't require a web browser or third-party app.

Philippine Delegation Returns to Global Birdfair in the U.K. After 15-Year Hiatus

The tourism industry hopes to welcome foreign birdwatchers in the Philippines.

Delta cancels another 600 flights on Monday in wake of cyber outage

By David Shepardson (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines canceled more than 600 flights on Monday, as the U.S. air carrier continued to struggle to restore operations after last week's global cyber outage, even as other airlines were recovering from the incident. About 16% of Delta's flights had been canceled as of 7:00 a.m. EST, according to data from FlightAware, out of roughly 1,100 flights to or from

Sona 2024: Marcos vows to improve PH airports, docks

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. vowed to improve the country’s airports and docks during his third State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday. Marcos said the Ninoy Aquino International Airport will soon be able to accommodate 48 flights per hour and cater to more than 62 million passengers every year. “More than 70 airports and seaport development projects across the country have now been completed and another 350 ongoing...

Boats designed 3,000 years ago take to the water

The boats were made from the branches of a tree using tools designed 3,000 years ago.