Benidorm beaches close after Portuguese man o' war invasion

A number of beaches were closed this week in the seaside resort of Benidorm, Spain, after a swarm of Portuguese man o’ war jellyfish were spotted off the coast.  The creatures carry venomous tentacles which can grow up to 50m, with a sting powerful enough to kill fish...

10 beautiful places you'll be surprised are in the UK

When the weather is muggy or the workload heavy, we often find ourselves wanderlusting for far-flung places across the globe. However, you don’t have to venture away from the UK to enjoy azure waters, golden sand and palm trees. Premier Inn has put together a...

International investigation into effects of toxic air on planes demanded by health association

The Aerotoxic Association has called for evidence of health problems experienced by the public following exposure to toxic oil fumes.  Aerotoxic syndrome is said to be caused by exposure to contaminated air in aircraft. The first reference to it...

May bank holiday Monday: 10 things to do, from Jam on Rye to Tate Liverpool

The late May Bank Holiday is just around the corner on 28 May, with people in England and Wales revelling in a day off work and – hopefully – splendid weather. There are numerous events taking place around the UK, with activities for both children and...

Trump's strict travel policies causing America to 'fall behind competitors' in attracting tourists, US travel chief warns

The president of the US Travel Association, Roger Dow, has warned that the country is in danger of “falling behind” its competitors.  The US share of global long-haul travel fell from 12.9 per cent to 11.9 per cent between 2016 and 2017, with a five per cent...

Ryanair set to review luggage rules after too many customers check in bags at gate

O’Leary hints at baggage rules review, though chief financial officer says January changes have led to improvements

Las Vegas strike: 25,000 casino workers vote to walk out, threatening operation of biggest hotels on strip

Las Vegas casino, hotel and entertainment workers have voted to go on strike.  Around 25,000 members of Culinary Union voted in two sessions, the vast majority of them choosing to stage a walk out in a bid to secure new, improved contracts. As reported...

Richard Branson warns Edinburgh that introducing tourist tax will drive visitors away

Virgin boss Richard Branson has warned against a proposed levy on tourists in Edinburgh, saying that it risks driving tourists away.  As reported in The Scotsman, the entrepreneur believes a tax on tourists could dissuade them from visiting the city,...

Luxury suitcases that convert to mini kitchens, offices or beds launch worldwide

Italian suitcases cost up to £6,060 and expand to beds, works stations and mini-kitchen

Is this new airline seat the answer to making flying comfortable for tall people?

Removable headrest may improve flying experience for taller travellers

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