‘An uplifting experience': readers' favourite places in Lisbon
11 days ago - By The Guardian
Hidden bars, architectural gems and brilliant restaurants and museums are among our tipsters' highlights of this gleaming city After a morning's sightseeing in the historic centre, my favourite place in Lisbon is an uplifting experience: the Santa Justa elevator links downtown Lisbon to the Chiado district up the hill. I simply love the beautiful wrought iron of this 100-year-old neo-Gothic tower, created by Raul Mesnier de Pondard, a student of Gustave Eiffel. At the top you can enjoy the fabulous 360-degree views over the Baixa, before relaxing on the terrace with a cool drink and...
Read more ...
The headlines of Very International People
Focus: 5-star brand, METT Social Living, announces new resort and eyes...
METT Social Living, a new concept collection of 5* hotel and lifestyle resorts which draws its inspiration from the balanced bliss of Mediterranean living, announces second...
News: British Airways signs new sustainable aviation fuel deal
British Airways will utilise sustainable aviation fuel produced on a commercial scale in the UK after signing a multi-year agreement with Phillips 66.
News: Heywood to lead hotels division for Habitas
Habitas has appointed Guy Heywood as chief executive of hotels, overseeing the management division to support its rapid global growth. He begins with immediate effect.
News: Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort to open next week
Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort will open on December 18th. Built by luxury hospitality developer Seven Tides, it will become the first resort on the World Islands in Dubai.
News: Bahamas launches major London advertising campaign
The Bahamas is running a six-month advertising campaign across taxis and outdoor spaces in London as the tourism market reopens. Also included are sites at 20 underground...
Kid vaccine mandate is a polarizing issue for cruising families
After Disney Cruise Line lowered the vaccine requirement to age 5 on its cruise ships, reactions were mixed, and strong.
Bearing Witness to Svalbard's Fragile Splendor
To visitors, the Norwegian archipelago can seem both ethereal and eternal. But climate change all but guarantees an eventual collapse of its vulnerable ecosystem.
Airbnb's Catherine Powell on the trend of long-term vacation rentals
Powell also discussed a new suite of tools for hosts, accessibility initiatives and a more robust support network.
Questions about the omicron variant and travel, answered
Here are key questions and answers for travelers in light of the latest developments in the COVID pandemic.
Decision over state's tough border looms
A decision over WA's reopening to the rest of the country looms with an announcement expected within days.