Travel

25 Old-School Photos Of Disney Parks, Just Because

As the Disney parks gear up for an inevitably busy summer, we wanted to take a peek at what all the fun attractions looked like years ago. We rounded up magical photos from Disneyland in Anaheim, California, and Disney World in Orlando, Florida, throughout the years. The images feature children on Disneyland’s opening day, celebrities enjoying their time at the ...

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Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Widerøe chief executive, Stein Nilsen

Norwegian carrier Widerøe has welcomed the inaugural flight of an electric two-seater plane, in what the airline hopes will be the first step toward a viable passenger operation. The plane, made by Slovenian manufacturer Pipistrel, took off from Oslo Airport with Norwegian transport minister Ketil Solvik-Olsen onboard. Although the aircraft can only fly for an hour, Widerøe argues the short ...

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News: Oman Air strengthens team in UK

Oman Air has announced two new appointments to its UK team. Nick Beauchamp has been appointed as the new sales executive and his role will contribute towards growing Oman Air’s UK sales revenue and growing its portfolio of clients.  He will be promoting Oman Air’s brand, products and services through primary distribution channels and developing and account managing commercial agreements ...

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News: Grand Central tops satisfaction ratings in UK rail

Grand Central has taken top honours for passenger satisfaction in a national survey of rail users. Transport Focus today released figures for its twice yearly National Rail Passenger Survey for spring 2018. Grand Central was ranked top for overall satisfaction, and best value long distance train operator for the sixth year running. The National Rail Passenger Survey reveals that 95 ...

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News: Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa to open in France

The storied history of Champagne – one of the world’s great wine regions – will take on another dimension this summer with the launch of the Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa. The hotel will make its debut as the destination’s first contemporary luxury hotel, which embraces the lush bounty of the wineries and the surrounding UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests ...

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News: Heathrow expansion likely to face judicial review

DAC Beachcroft, legal advisers to the consortium proposing an extended runway at Heathrow Airport, have written to secretary of state for transport, Chris Grayling, highlighting what it calls serious errors by his department in the Airports National Policy Statement. The group behind the move, Heathrow Hub, has also indicated it will likely be legally challenged under section 13 of the ...

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MAPPED: The best things to do in EVERY country in Europe – can you guess the UK top spot?

The best things to do across Europe for tourists have been unveiled based on TripAdvisor’s best-rated ‘Thing To Do’ for every country. The list provides the perfect inspiration for travellers unsure of how to plan their activities on holiday this summer. Mobile voucher platform VoucherCloud has created a map which contains the top listing from every country in Europe, including ...

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Spain named best value destination for sun and beach holidays – where to go this summer

Spain remains to be one of the best value holiday destinations for Britons this summer. The country, which welcomes 12 million Britons every year, also offers the cheapest trips when it comes to some sun and some sea. Spain has a variety of beautiful destinations such as Barcelona, Majorca and Ibiza being well-liked by travellers. On The Beach has revealed ...

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