Tags : travel

The Orient Express La Dolce Vita — It’s more than

The launch of the new Orient Express La Dolce Vita might still be a while off, but it seems as though the highly anticipated service will definitely be worth the wait. Renderings of the 11-carriage train, which pays homage to the “La Dolce Vita” period of the 1960s, have been unveiled, revealing a plush interior […]...Read More

A bizarre idea that may just work

Almost two decades since Concorde retired, interest in supersonic travel has been picking up pace, and several super-fast planes are under development. Airlines seem interested: United has already committed itself to offer supersonic routes as early as 2029. But what about hypersonic travel, which happens at speeds of Mach 5 — five times the speed […]...Read More

Only ticketed passengers to be allowed entry to DXB airport

2m passengers expected at the airport over 11 days Dubai: As part of its measures to minimise crowding at the airport and ensure the health and well-being of its passengers and frontline employees, Dubai Airports has announced that only ticketed passengers will be allowed entry to the terminals at Dubai International (DXB) during the ongoing […]...Read More

Careem has some interesting trends to report for 2021

DUBAI: Careem, releases its 2021 customer and business trends from across its Rides, Intercity Travel, Careem Bike, Food and Grocery Delivery, Careem Express, and Careem Pay services. The economic recovery boosted the growth of Careem services in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan in 2021. Mobility of People transactions grew by 2.6x compared to […]...Read More

She’s traveling all over England for a very good cause!

A grandmother has taken a 3540.557 kilometres trip around the edge of the whole of England using her free bus pass — and managed to raise an impressive £2,500 (AED12,176) for charity while doing it.  Penny Ibbott, 75, embarked on the six-week bus journey around England, starting off from the centre of the south coast […]...Read More

Mauritius opened its beautiful shores for tourists

Mauritius’ international borders reopened in full on 1st October 2021. In the 50 days following, it welcomed over 100,000 tourists, which gave its tourism industry the kickstart it needed. The figures are anticipated to grow as they enter the peak holiday period from October to the end of January. They continue to see robust demand […]...Read More

Sharjah Airport Authority implements a new system to ensure a

SHARJAH: In line with its strategy 2021-2025, anchored on investing in the world-class infrastructure, and latest technologies on achieving digital transformation. The Sharjah Airport Authority has started implementing the “Passenger Flow and Queue Management” system, which contributes to enhancing efficiency in daily operations in the areas of check-in, security checks, and passports; as well as […]...Read More

Train travel to help save the planet!

Fifteen years after it was first proposed, Austria’s new Klimaticket, or climate ticket, goes live on October 26 which would mean an epic ride across Europe costs just $3.50 (AED13). Offering seamless travel across all modes of public transport is intended to galvanize the Alpine nation’s fight against climate change. The annual pass, priced at […]...Read More

That was once a dream in terms of travel is

Almost two decades ago, Concorde retired, interest in supersonic travel has picked up the pace, and several are in development. Airlines seem interested: United has already committed itself to offer supersonic routes as early as 2029. But what about hypersonic travel, which happens at speeds of Mach 5, five times the speed of sound, and […]...Read More