Reopening tourism in Japan: what we know so far

Reopening tourism in Japan: what we know so far

It was something of a tourism miracle: in the 2000s, Japan rose from a relative blot on the international tourism radar to one of the most sought-after travel destinations in the world. In 2019, following a concerted campaign by longtime Prime Minister Abe Shinzo and the accumulation of Japanese pop-cultural power overseas, Japan tops the … Read more

Irish hotels have rebounded – their prices have risen again

It would be difficult to overstate the challenges the Irish hospitality sector has faced over the past two years and two months. Almost overnight, his decades-long progress, both at home and abroad, came to a screeching halt. The Covid-related collapse in international travel and the forced closure of hotels, restaurants and bars for extended periods … Read more

A leave request your boss can’t refuse! Let Virat Kohli and this global luggage brand make one on your behalf

With no travel or vacation on the agenda for a long time, we dread that the saying “All work and no play will make Jack a boring boy”. Well, all of that is about to change! One of the most trusted and iconic brands in the travel gear category, American Tourister understands our plight and … Read more

Affluent Britons embark on trips of a lifetime as Covid restrictions ease | Travel & leisure

Wealthy people are ‘blowing down the bloody doors’ on extravagant holidays costing up to £100,000 to celebrate the easing of coronavirus travel restrictions with extended families. Sally Donaldson, store manager at upscale travel agent Kuoni, said she was recently shaken when a couple with two children spent over £50,000 on a trip to Caribbean the … Read more

Flight crews forced to work without pay due to delays at Canadian airports, unions say

Travelers line up at a Sunwing Airlines check-in counter at Montreal’s Trudeau Airport on April 20.Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press Delays at some Canadian airports have forced flight crews to work without pay while planes are held at gates, according to unions representing flight attendants and pilots. A resumption of air travel and staff shortages at … Read more