Travel to the UK: some of the best new hotels and restaurants to visit in London

The NoMad in London’s West End has a lush restaurant atrium designed to feel like a greenhouse. Photo / Simon Upton From boutique boltholes to boutique dining rooms, some truly delicious places have recently opened in the UK capital, writes Amira Hashish London is well and truly back in action with a sparkling selection of … Read more

Tricks for finding summer travel bargains

The majority of Americans — 7 out of 10 — plan to travel in the next 12 months for leisure, according to a February Nerd Wallet survey. Many Americans are looking to travel this summer, and most hope to find a good deal. Air travel has nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels. The number of flyers … Read more

Amazon, Citigroup, Yelp, to help pay for travel expenses for abortion workers

After several states, including Texas and Oklahoma, passed restrictive abortion laws, some companies, including Amazon, Citigroup and Yelp, told their employees they would cover their travel costs to access the internet. ‘abortion. In fact, “can you travel to another state for an abortion?” was a breakout Google search the day after the Roe v. Wade, … Read more

Hotels ask government to restore insurance premium rates to 2018-19 level

Hospitality industry body Hotel Association of India (HAI) said on Tuesday it had called on the government to intervene to restore insurance premium rates for hotel properties at FY 2018-19 levels, indicating that they have been increased by more than two and a half times by reinsurers. In a submission to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, … Read more

Hospitality industry: Hotel bookings and rates continue to rise as Covid lurks below

Hotel occupancy rates and rates continue their upward trajectory in the country and booking volumes are not yet affected by a rise in Covid-19 cases, hoteliers and online platforms said. “Each week is looking better than the next with the return of the business movement in addition to leisure travelsaid the manager of an international … Read more

New York’s hospitality and tourism have a long road to recovery: study

New York’s world fame hotel and tourism sector has a strong ascent to bounce back to its pre-pandemic glory days – with hotel business travel revenue expected to be 55% lower in the Big Apple market this year compared to 2019, new analysis from the sobering industry. The American Hotel & Lodging Association and Kalibri … Read more

Tourism on track for a strong summer, says BTA – The Royal Gazette

Updated: April 17, 2022 10:18 PM Hotel bookings for next month’s Sail GP event are strong, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority (file photo) Tourism-related businesses were told tonight to be ready for thousands of visitors as the Bermuda Tourism Authority predicted a heavy summer season. BTA chief executive Charles Jeffers II said hotels would … Read more

“It put everyone in a weird position”: Our waitress said a 20% service charge was added to cover benefits and health insurance, but it wasn’t a tip. Is this normal?

I went to brunch last weekend and when the waitress handed us the bill she said a 20% service charge had been added to cover her benefits and health insurance but that wasn’t was not a tip. I am absolutely in favor of paying restaurants and servers a living wage and they deserve to have … Read more