FITUR to Showcase ‘Shopping Vacations’ at 2015 Event

The growing importance that shopping tourism is acquiring within the worldwide tourist industry has led FITUR, the International Tourism Trade Fair, to create the new FITUR Shopping section within the framework of its upcoming event, which is due to take...Read more

Friendly Planet Travel Launches London with Downton Abbey Christmas Ball Tour

Celebrate Christmas like British aristocracy at Highclere Castle — the filming location of the PBS TV show Downton Abbey — on Friendly Planet Travel’s London with Downton Abbey Christmas Ball tour. The Earl and Countess of Carnarvon will open their...Read more

La Compagnie Launches Business-Class-Only Flights From New York To Paris

La Compagnie will accept bookings for flights between New York City and Paris effective today. The past month has seen a flurry of activity for La Compagnie, with CEO and Founder Franz Yvelin and Co-Founder and CEO Deputy Peter Luethi...Read more

World Food Travel Summit Announces Jodi Ettenberg as Keynote Speaker

The World Food Travel Association and its Portuguese Embassy, APTECE, have announced writer, photographer and food-obsessed traveler Jodi Ettenberg as keynote speaker. Jodi is one of the names announced by the World Food Travel Summit & Expo organization, which will...Read more

Norwegian Celebrates First Flight Between London and U.S.

Earlier this month Norwegian celebrated its first ever flights between London Gatwick and the U.S. The first flight between London Gatwick and Los Angeles took off, while Norwegian’s first flight between London and New York took off July 3. On...Read more

Regent Berlin Partners With Rolls-Royce For New Luxury Package

The Regent Berlin has teamed up with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Berlin and fine china manufacturer KPM to offer a package that will have travelers touring Berlin in style. It’s the ultimate luxury partnership, incorporating a combination of style, tradition and...Read more

Russia: Swissotel Krasnye Holmy Unveils Its Largest Suite Offering

Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy has announced the opening of its most luxurious Penthouse Suite. With a total of 2,927 square feet of indoor and outdoor living space, the suite showcases spectacular views of the capital of Russia from the 19th floor...Read more

Munich Sets Record of 19 Million Passengers in First Half of 2014

Munich Airport stayed on course for growth in the first half of 2014. With 18.7 million passengers, the airport set a new record for the first half of a calendar year. “We also expect to report a new passenger record...Read more

Holidays Homes at Fattoria San Lorenzo Offer Italy’s Long Beaches and Unspoiled Nature

In Tuscany, the Maremma – an extensive green area of Italy bordering the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Seas – is worth a visit as it features a wide variety of natural beauties and landscapes: fertile volcanic slopes of Mount Amiata, long...Read more

Casa de Calcada’s Vitor Matos Named Best Chef of Portugal

Vitor Matos, chef of the restaurant Largo de Paço located in Casa da Calçada, has won the Arco Atlántico Gastro award in the category Best Chef of Portugal. Judges cited Matos’ “limitless creativity, his dominion of the technique and for...Read more