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Home Office outlines increase in UK passport costs

Home Office outlines increase in UK passport costs

The Home Office has outlined plans to introduce different passport fees for online and postal applications as part of its push to increase the use of online services and its ambition to create a self-sustainable immigration and borders system. The move will see the cost of a passport application increase by around £12.

Chicago welcomes 55 million visitors in 2017

Chicago welcomes 55 million visitors in 2017

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Choose Chicago today announced that visitors to the city in 2017 reached 55.2 million – a new record and 2.5 per cent increase over the previous year. The increase of 1.4 million reaches the mayor’s ambitious goal of 55 million visitors annually – two years early.

Vienna welcomes record tourism figures for 2017

Vienna welcomes record tourism figures for 2017

In the record year Vienna recorded 15,510,000 visitor bed nights in 2017, up 3.7 per cent on 2016. At the same time, the Austrian capital saw a 3.7 per cent increase in individual arrivals, to 7,097,000.

Air Europa takes Dreamliner to São Paulo for first time

Air Europa takes Dreamliner to São Paulo for first time

Air Europa is boosting its presence in Brazil with the addition of São Paulo to its network of Dreamliner destinations. Launching on the March 25th, Air Europa will operate its daily flight to São Paulo from Gatwick, via Madrid, with a Boeing 787-8.