Chinese tourists flock to gambling hub Macau for Labour Day holiday
Hundreds of thousands of mainland Chinese visitors have descended on the world's biggest gambling hub of Macau for the Labour Day holiday, packing tightly into its narrow cobblestone streets and placing bets in its glitzy casinos.
Reuters · 9 hours ago
7 Penn Plaza to get new roof deck, upgraded lobby amid Penn redevelopment pause
At Seven Penn Plaza, a capital improvements program will bring the prewar, 18-story tower a newly modernized lobby and tenant amenities including a new roof deck by the fourth quarter of 2024.
New York Post · 6 hours ago
Forget budget flights — it’s all about sleeper trains
The advent of cut-price airlines transformed travel across Europe, with glossy adverts showing tourists hopping on a flight after breakfast to enjoy lunch in a foreign city. However, with airports suffering delays and a growing awareness of climate change, holidaymakers are seeking a slower route
The Times · 23 hours ago · By Hugo Daniel
This sunny park has more roller coasters than any in the world – for now
With a whopping 20 roller coasters, Six Flags Magic Mountain in California even rates a mention with Guinness World Records for the most roller coasters in one amusement park. From kids' rides to insane thrills, meet the coasters.
CNN · 19 hours ago · By Forrest Brown
Etiquette experts reveal the ULTIMATE list of do's and don'ts for traveling with friends
The politics of a group vacation are always hard to navigate. Despite the excitement of going away on a trip, there might be a small amount of anxiety lurking in the back of your mind.
Daily Mail · 11 hours ago · By Louise Cheer
U.S. Pilot, Air Traffic Controller Shortage Leading To Fewer Flights
A large shortfall in pilots and air traffic controllers is having a huge impact on airlines' ability to man flights. It's a problem that will get worse and impact summer air travel, where pent-up demand is high and seats expensive.
Forbes · 22 hours ago · By Alex Ledsom
Chinese Tourists Flock to Gambling Hub Macao for Labor Day Holiday
The surge in visitors comes after China and its special administrative region Macao lifted strict COVID-19 restrictions in January, allowing visitors to stream into Macao for the first time in more than three years
Voice of America · 22 hours ago · By Reuters
Inside the colourful Playa House by Hugh-Jones Mackintosh in Palm Beach Sydney with epic ocean views
What looks like a small coastal cabin perched on the shore of a well-known beach is actually a huge three-storey family mansion with enviable ocean views and a playfully colourful design.
Daily Mail · 1 day ago · By Louise Allingham
Notre Dame professor plans another summer dig for Collier Lodge site in Kouts
The public is invited to an authentic Midwestern archaeological dig at the old Collier Lodge on the banks of the Kankakee River in Kouts this June. The Kankakee Valley Historical Society will again partner with the University of Notre Dame to conduct the dig at what is considered to be one of the most significant archaeological sites in Northwest Indiana.
Chicago Tribune · 8 hours ago
Civilians wait in the new UK base in Port Sudan for safe routes of escape from fighting as others sleep on hard ground outside
Most British citizens have been evacuated - but hotels in the city on the Red Sea coast are full of people desperate to find safe routes to escape the fighting.
Sky News · 15 hours ago · By Yousra Elbagir
22% Jump In Airfares Expected As Airlines Tackle Climate Change
As the airline industry faces pressure to reduce its carbon emissions—sustainable aviation fuel could help with meeting 65% of targets. It's an expensive process, however, and one that might lead to a 22% jump in airfare for the consumer by 2050.
Forbes · 22 hours ago · By Alex Ledsom
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