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Virgin Australia introduces frequent flier miles for pets

Virgin Australia introduces frequent flier miles for pets

On Monday, Virgin Australia announced that pets would now be included in the airline's Velocity frequent flier program. In a press release, the airline stated that two-legged frequent fliers would earn up to 300 points each time

New easyJet hand luggage rules start

New easyJet hand luggage rules start

The budget carrier will only guarantee to store luggage in its overhead lockers that is 37 per cent smaller than the current limit. Passengers who travel with bags that are larger than the new size but

Marriott Hotels Now Offers Mobile Check-in for Mobile Travelers

Marriott Hotels Now Offers Mobile Check-in for Mobile Travelers

In recognition of its increasingly connected mobile guests, Marriott Hotels, the signature brand of Marriott International , is announcing plans to rollout mobile check-in at 325 hotels in the U.S. and Canada. Now launched at

IHG Opens its Second Hotel in Ecuador

IHG Opens its Second Hotel in Ecuador

InterContinental Hotels Group, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, today announced the opening of the 122-room Holiday Inn®  Hotel Guayaquil Airport in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The seven-story new-build hotel is adjacent to the José Joaquín

Transaero Becomes Russia’s Largest Carrier on International Routes in May

Transaero Becomes Russia’s Largest Carrier on International Routes in May

According to the data released by the Transport Clearing House (Russia’s executive body of the Air Transport Settlement System), Transaero outperformed Russian airlines in May 2013 in terms of international passenger traffic, measured in Revenue

British Airways loosens rules on use of electronic devices

British Airways loosens rules on use of electronic devices

Passengers flying British Airways will be among the first to be able to check their email and call their loved ones to let them know they’ve arrived soon after their plane lands. The new relaxed

World’s biggest food fight to begin ticketing system

World’s biggest food fight to begin ticketing system

The world’s biggest tomato fight in Spain has implemented a ticketing system for the first time in its 68-year history in an effort to clamp down on the number of participants, which swelled to an

Sri Lanka leases out land for Packer-linked casino

Sri Lanka leases out land for Packer-linked casino

Sri Lanka has leased some prime real estate in the capital to a local casino operator who is expected to develop a $350 million entertainment complex with Australian gambling mogul James Packer, an official said

Rome and Paris Joint ‘Winners’ For Having The Rudest Cab Drivers

Rome and Paris Joint ‘Winners’ For Having The Rudest Cab Drivers

Paris and Rome may be hell to drive in but taking taxis in the two cities is hardly much better, according to a survey. Cabbies in the French and Italian capitals have been rated the rudest in a poll of British

GoAir Flight Attendants: Airline To Employ Only Lightweight Female Flight Attendants

GoAir Flight Attendants: Airline To Employ Only Lightweight Female Flight Attendants

Indian airline GoAir is--apparently--doing everything in its power to lighten its aircraft and improve fuel efficiency. Like (who else?) Ryanair before it, the airline has decided to only hire lightweight female flight attendants in the future, since males

Emirates Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Returns Home after Visit in Seychelles

Emirates Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Returns Home after Visit in Seychelles

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airline and Group & Vice President of Dubai, and his Emirates delegation on a working visit to Seychelles have returned to Dubai. Mr. Timothy

Everest Virtual Tour with a New App

Everest Virtual Tour with a New App

Everest, the world's highest mountain, may be inaccessible to many, but now, thanks to a new application, iOS users can take a tour of the mountain in 3D. The new iOS app called Mount Everest

Индустриальный Музей Рахми Коча, Стамбул

Индустриальный Музей Рахми Коча, Стамбул

Музей находится рядом со Старым Городом в зданиях османского периода, образующих единый комплекс «Lengerhane», что в переводе означает «анкерный литейный цех». Здания были приобретены Музейным и культурным фондом Рахми Коча в 1991 году. После тщательной

Dubai Hotel to Offer Gold-Plated iPad

Dubai Hotel to Offer Gold-Plated iPad

Guests at the self-proclaimed world’s most luxurious hotel, the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, are being bestowed with a new privilege on arrival – a gold-plated iPad. As lesser hotels struggle to provide free wi-fi,

Air Lituanica Plans to Begin Operating

Air Lituanica Plans to Begin Operating

New Lithuanian regional airline Air Lituanica plans to begin operating its first routes to Brussels, Amsterdam and Berlin from July 1, The HUB can reveal.  The niche business carrier will begin flying from its Vilnius base for