Southeast Asia’s Travel Site Traveloka Moves Into Food, Wellness Choices – Skift

Southeast Asia’s online travel unicorn Traveloka has introduced tours and activities on its platform but beyond eyeing bookings from travelers, it is targeting the domestic market to book not just flights, hotels, and tours and activities, but everything that fulfills so-called lifestyle needs. This includes food, beauty, spas, and movies. The dawning of travel and services rather than tours and activities...

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP ‘in state of flux’ as Brexit deadline nears | Travel News | Travel

The pound to euro exchange rate continues to be at the mercy of Brexit this week as the date of the UK’s departure from the EU looms. Today will see the emergency EU summit when the EU27 will vote on an agreed-upon extension. Experts have warned that GBP could experience much volatility at a time where uncertainty about the...

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam travel guide and things to do: Nine must-do highlights

Ho Chi Minh City's night skyline. Photo: Alamy THE ONE NEIGHBOURHOOD Saigon, or officially Ho Chi Minh City, is divided into a series of districts with District One the main hotel, dining and retail area where visitors inevitably congregate. But to experience a literally different...

Avanti Offers New Educational E-Brochure on Galapagos

WHY IT RATES: New e-brochure provides useful tips, maps and more, making it easier for travel agents to book the Galapagos with confidence. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior WriterTo help travel agents understand the logistics, regulations and different options available for creating a memorable eco-adventure in the Galapagos archipelago, F.I.T. specialist Avanti Destinations has created a 34-page educational e-brochure,...

How Man City have coped with the disadvantage they face vs Tottenham in Champions League quarter-final

Manchester City must lift themselves against a refreshed Tottenham on Tuesday night.  Pep Guardiola and his squad travelled down to London on Friday ahead of their FA Cup semi-final and will stay until Wednesday in an effort to avoid more travel in what has already been a busy season.  Not only do Spurs have their...

Poland opposition parties rally to protest PiS government over EU elections

A coalition of Polish opposition parties on Saturday launched its campaign for May's European elections by warning that the governing eurosceptic PiS party could drive the...

Brexit Is Happening Now (at Least on Some U.K. Passports)

LONDON — Some British citizens planning to travel abroad already have a tangible sign of what life will look like once the country is no longer a member of the European Union: new passports missing “European Union” on the front cover.Last month, even as lawmakers wrestled over the principal terms of the withdrawal process known as Brexit, the...

Jerry Hall told Rupert Murdoch’s children to make peace with father after near-fatal fall

The 'sailing accident' that Rupert Murdoch told employees left him slightly incapacitated and forced to work from home back in January 2018 was actually far worse than the mogul revealed at the time.That 'accident' was a late night fall that some family members did not think he would survive reports The New York Times.Murdoch, 88, and his fourth wife...

World-Class Surfing, Diving, and Cultural Bliss

I’m belly up, floating in a pool, the bottom of which is festooned with smooth, white stones to read Bula Brittany and Eliza! There’s a freshly hewn and cracked coconut within arm’s reach. And...

Obama’s Important Message About The Future Of Travel

Former US President Barack Obama speaking at the 2019 World Travel and Tourism Council's Global Summit in Seville, Spain World Travel and Tourism Council When he was in his early 20s, a young Barack Obama visited Europe for...