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Diverse Luxury Lodges around Australia

Diverse Luxury Lodges around Australia

This week marks the winter solstice in Australia, and the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere. As this marker of the changing seasons passes us yet again, we reflect on the meaning of light…it really is different down here. The wonder of first light as dawn breaks on every new day. The romance of last light and lingering sunsets. The rising of the moon in all her glory. The deep blackness of the night sky sprinkled with the light of a million stars.

UK Economy Set for Multi-Million Pound Boost During European Championships and Paris Olympics

UK Economy Set for Multi-Million Pound Boost During European Championships and Paris Olympics

The UK economy is expected to receive a significant boost as fans spend an additional £233 million during the European Championships and Paris Olympics this summer. Experian Economics highlights increased spending in pubs, bars, supermarkets, and on electronics as major drivers. Experian advises fans to manage their budgets wisely, use official websites for tickets, and avoid counterfeit merchandise.

Emirates celebrates one year of Premium Economy in Singapore

Emirates celebrates one year of Premium Economy in Singapore

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, celebrates a successful year since the debut of its Premium Economy product in Singapore, having so far carried 26,000 passengers on nearly 730 four-class A380 flights between Singapore and Dubai from June 2023 to May 2024. The airline’s Premium Economy product was especially popular among families and solo travellers from Singapore, with top outbound destinations including London, Dubai, Paris, Barcelona, and New York JFK.

Five Fabulous Day Trips from Lisbon by Train and Bus

Five Fabulous Day Trips from Lisbon by Train and Bus

Recently voted Europe's Best Urban Destination at the World Travel Awards, visitors to Lisbon could be excused for remaining in the heart of the city to soak in its vibrant culture, cuisine and numerous tourist attractions, however, they are well-advised to also check out the surrounding region too. Here, the team at Visit Lisboa (https://www.visitlisboa.com/en), highlights five day trips that can be taken by bus or train and cost less than €5 each way (and are free with the money-saving Lisboa Card).

Discover Some of the Best Under-the-Radar Music Festivals in France This Summer With DFDS

Discover Some of the Best Under-the-Radar Music Festivals in France This Summer With DFDS

There's nothing quite like the atmosphere of a festival. Great music, immaculate vibes, and memories to last a lifetime. But there is more to the festival scene than Glastonbury and Coachella, especially over in France. The ever-increasing prices and difficulty of getting tickets mean that people are casting their eyes elsewhere in search of a fun, memorable festival with excellent artists, an electric atmosphere, and great value for money.

80th Anniversary of D-Day: Record Attendance for This Outstanding Event

80th Anniversary of D-Day: Record Attendance for This Outstanding Event

To mark the 80th Anniversary of D-Day, visitors from all over the world gathered in Normandy to commemorate the largest military operation in modern history. With the numerous official ceremonies, historical exhibitions and re-enactments, Normandy was in the spotlight throughout an intense week, particularly from 5 to 7 June, when the moving images of the tributes paid to the soldiers and veterans by many heads of state were relayed around the world.

Human Capital Development Critical to Prepare Tourism Workers for New Age in Tourism with AI

Human Capital Development Critical to Prepare Tourism Workers for New Age in Tourism with AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI), the latest global phenomenon, was a major focus at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Caribbean Week in New York, where a Ministerial forum looked at leveraging AI for tourism development. During the discussions, Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett highlighted that this technology will be the new frontier for Caribbean tourism and must be harnessed properly to enable more seamlessness within the industry.