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La Coruna, La Coruna, Spain

The glazed facade of La Coruna, Spain, reminds me of the enclosed balconies of home, and a sense of deja vu floods my heart. To resist the moist winds and drizzle of the Atlantic coast, houses with glass balconies were

Disney Announces New Details for Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Travelers heading to Walt Disney World Resort this spring will be able to enjoy the beauty and majesty of the 26th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, starting March 6. The Flower & Garden Festival runs 90 days through June

2019 Travvy Awards Names Best Hotels & Resorts Around the World

1/17 The World’s Best Hotels and Resorts Hotels and resorts around the world continue to evolve and up their game in so many remarkable ways, from increased integration of technology to ever more innovative wellness offerings and uniquely local experiences.

Hurtigruten Appoints Global Director, Charter & Incentive Sales

WHY IT RATES: Cao has more than 30 years of sales experience, 20 of which have been within the cruise industry. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer Hurtigruten, the world’s largest expedition cruise operator, has appointed Robert Cao as their new

Global Mega-trends Are Shaping New Imperatives for Travel

As global forces continue to converge and trigger unprecedented change, the future of travel and tourism will be shaped by those companies and destinations that offer unique and meaningful experiences. Providing personal service to sustainability-minded customers will also be critical

WATCH: Flight attendant performs shocking activity on a plane

A Norwegian Air flight attendant was caught doing something very strange on the flight. The flight attendant could be seen attempting to close the overhead baggage lockers on an empty plane. Clad in a black outfit and red scarf, the

Travel Agents Believe 2019 Will Bring a Boom in Business

It’s shaping up to be a banner year for the travel business. If you are a travel agent, presumably you are betting on your clients increased wealth and social media channels to inspire them to book more vacations this year.

Apple Vacations Will Offer Convenient Payments, Lowers Deposits

Apple Vacations is making paying for travel even easier and more affordable. The tour operator has joined forces with Uplift, a travel technology platform that gives users the chance to pay for travel in monthly increments. In addition, Apple Vacations

CLIA Re-Introduces Its Certification Programs for Cruise Lines

WHY IT RATES: CLIA’s certification courses provide a wealth of expert knowledge to deliver valuable education to the industry as a whole. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has re-introduced a newly expanded opportunity for cruise

We're Entering a New Golden Age of Travel

The travel industry is experiencing a renaissance of the Golden Age of Travel, according to Ninan Chacko, CEO of Travel Leaders Group. And that’s occurring in concert with the resurgence of the professional travel advisor. Chacko made his comments Wednesday

TITANIC 2018: Of all the things to do in Belfast you MUST see the Titanic museum | Short & City breaks | Travel | Express.co.uk

Unsinkable: The Titanic Belfast will remain the toast of Belfast for many years to come (Image: Titanic Belfast) Two working ports, perhaps not quite in full flood, but still all gantries and cranes and imposing vessels filled with grapefruits and

Last chance to live Thai life: Visit Bangkok’s most iconic hotel while you can | Beach Holidays | Travel | Express.co.uk

The Dusit Thani enjoys the perfect location in Bangkok (Image: Graham Caldwell) For almost half a century, it has treated thousands of guests to the gracious hospitality only Thailand can offer, epitomising the warmth, kindness and charm of The Land

Complete List of 2019 Travvy Awards Winners

1/21 2019 Travvy Award Winners The 2019 Travvy Awards were handed out at New York City’s Gotham Hall on Wednesday night. Read on to see which destinations, travel suppliers and industry players were recognized as the best of the best by

Gatwick Airport strike: Latest news as six days of strikes to affect passenger's flights

Gatwick Airport staff who assist passengers and disabled travellers will stage three 48-hour strikes. Up to 250 staff members are asking for an additional £1 an hour pay rise. The three strikes will take place on 20 November, 26 November

Ryanair hand luggage: One month ‘grace period’ for passengers travelling with baggage

Ryanair: Passengers have a one month “grace period” with the new hand luggage rules (Image: Getty) Ryanair has changed their hand luggage rules for the second time this year. The low-cost airline announced earlier this year passengers would need to

American Killed in Terrorist Attack on Kenyan Hotel

Update: January 15, 2019 at 7:50 a.m. ET Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said at least 14 people were killed in Tuesday’s attack on the DusitD2 hotel complex, including an American working in Nairobi. According to The Associated Press, security forces

Cruises: Never book this activity onboard the ship during your holiday | Cruise | Travel | Express.co.uk

Cruises: Avoid one particular activity onboard a ship (Image: Getty) Cruise ships cater to every person, offering fine dining, evening entertainment and family activities onboard. Some offer beauty treatments such as massages and makeovers as well. These can often be

25 Ways to Save Money on a Tropical Cruise This Winter

1/26 Save Big on Your Warm Weather Escape If you’re tired of the cold and snow and craving a change of scenery, a warm weather cruise to the Caribbean or Mexico may be exactly what you need. These 25 tips

Pacific Delight Introduces New Culinary Tour in Vietnam

WHY IT RATES: Pacific Delight has overhauled its culinary experiences in Southeast Asia with the launch of a new Vietnam itinerary. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer MORE Tour Operator Blue Sky Tours Announces Exclusive Resort Offers Central Holidays Meets Demand

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP BEST rate after Brexit news

The pound greatly improved yesterday after it was rumoured Brexit negotiations were going well, resulting in sterling reaching near its best exchange rate since mid-June. The increase in value against the euro came as Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, 44, responded