Day: March 1, 2019

Adventure Travel

Travel advisory: UAE airlines cancel flights from Dubai, Abu Dhabi to Pakistan

  Dubai: Travellers flying out of the UAE to Pakistan and India have been advised to continue monitoring the status of their flights in view of the escalating conflict between the two countries. Flights to all Pakistani airports from Dubai and Abu Dhabi were cancelled on Wednesday, leaving scores of passengers stranded at terminals. Some flights […]

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Life Style

Never Drink Bad Airplane Coffee Again, and Other Travel Tips

  At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our luxury fields—food, wine, fashion, cars, real estate—to learn about their high-end hacks, tips, and off-the-wall experiences. These are the Distinguished Travel Hackers. Schele Williams started her career as a dancer, […]

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Budget Travel

Trump’s travel to Mar-a-Lago alone probably cost taxpayers more than $64 million

A U.S. Coast Guard boat patrols the waters outside President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) One of the ongoing questions about the administration of President Trump has an answer — at least, in part. Since his first month in office, with his first weekend forays to his private retreat in […]

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Life Style

US patients suffer long wait and travel times, which aren’t improving

Wait and travel times for healthcare services on average are higher than those of any other professional service, from vehicle repair to getting a driver’s license, according to a new study released Friday by the nonprofit research and consulting group Altarum. The industry has failed to lower travel and wait times over the 11 years […]

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Tours and travels

Meet the couple who honeymooned for a year by travelling to 33 countries!

This is not an inspirational piece for ‘common’ people. It’s very normal for two people in love getting married and going on a honeymoon trip later. But for a ‘traveller’ couple who loves to be on wheels and is planning to go on a ‘just married’ trip, this piece might hit the right chord and […]

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Tours and travels

Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to Colombia

At the invitation of the President of Colombia Ivan Duque, Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Bogota, Colombia on behalf of President Donald Trump on Monday, February 25th to voice the United States’ unwavering support for interim President Juan Guaido and highlight the Venezuelan people’s fight for democracy over dictatorship. In Colombia, the Vice […]

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transports

Tight Traveller: 5 essential Aldi items you need in your carry-on

If you haven’t been to Aldi, you’re not ready to fly …Source:istock Supermarkets are a frugal traveller’s best friend. Why pay $5 for a small bottle of sparkling water from the mini-bar when you can get a whole litre for less than $1 in a supermarket? When I’m picking a hotel, one of the first […]

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Season Special

Travel alert issued for northeast ND

FARGO — The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have issued a travel alert for northeast North Dakota due to snow creating slippery road conditions and areas of reduced visibility. Motorists are asked to use caution when meeting and passing vehicles as snow fog will reduce visibility. […]

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News updates

The travel insurance lottery

By Chiara Cavaglieri 23 Feb 2019 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by email Travel insurance customers with pre-existing medical conditions routinely face punitive premiums and tricky clauses allowing insurers to alter terms – or even cancel their policies – if their health deteriorates after taking out cover, a Which? investigation has found. When […]

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News updates

Insurance software firm Ebix buys majority stake in travel tech platform Zillious

One year three months after buying Bengaluru-based online-to-offline travel agency Via.com, insurance software firm Ebix Inc. has acquired 80% stake in travel technology company Zillious Solutions Pvt. Ltd for an undisclosed sum. “Zillious will remain a non-aligned technology platform, and Ebix will promote it internationally in key markets like West Asia, the US and Asia, […]

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