Air France unveils chic new La La Land-style in-flight safety video

Missing France?Then take a peek at Air France’s glamorous La La Land-style new in-flight safety video, which doubles as a reminder of the hotspots you’ll want to reacquaint yourself with post-lockdown.Two flight attendants explain the safety instructions to passengers from all walks of life in some of France’s most head-turning locations.Air France’s…

Would Southwest Airlines End 50 Years Of All-Boeing History To Add Airbus A220-300?

10 July 2018, France, Toulouse: An aircraft of the model A220-300 is on the runway at the Airbus … [+] delivery centre near Toulouse. The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus renames the medium haul destinations series C-Series taken over by Bombardier into A220. (Photo by Sebastian Kunigkeit/picture alliance via Getty Images) picture alliance via…

The $36,000 Bottle Of Wine Few Have Heard Of

Loïc Pasquet, owner of Liber Pater wines Tom Mullen A Belgian friend arranged an appointment, and four of us arrived at the cellar address fifteen minutes early. The neighborhood looked gritty. A cracked concrete sidewalk bulged with trash cans, and massive trucks thundered past. We were in a little-known town in the Graves region of Bordeaux,

Maldives sees recovery in tourism sector

The Maldives has continued to see a recovery in its tourism sector, with 147,744 tourist arrivals recorded between the start of the year and February 17th. For comparison, the destination recorded 177,140 visitors in January last year. At present, the top source market for tourist arrivals is Russia, followed by India. Other top markets include France,

Meet The Paris-Based Entrepreneurs Who Travelled Across Italy To Find Success

Victor Lugger and Tigrane Seydoux Guillaume Blot French entrepreneurs Victor Lugger and Tigrane Seydoux founded Big Mamma Group on the desire to bring back all the warmth and generosity of traditional small trattorias in Italy. The pair opened their first restaurant East Mamma in Paris in 2015 and the business has since swelled to include two

France Scours Forests For 1,000 Oaks Needed For New Notre Dame Spire

This general view taken on November 16, 2020, shows scaffolding at The Notre-Dame Cathedral in ... [+] Paris, which has partially been dismantled as restoration work to restore the spire which had burned and melted in the April 2015 blaze continues. (Photo by Thomas COEX / AFP) (Photo by THOMAS COEX/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images The

Romantic Travel Fantasies: 100s Of Ways To Fall In Love With Wine, Food, Castles In France

© Michael Higgins Now more than ever — as the pandemic continues to keep us close to home, yet COVID19 vaccines give us hope of opening horizons ahead — dreamy destinations dance in our heads. Reading an inspirational travel book these days can lift our spirits, as well as plant idea seeds for future getaway plans. If sumptuous photography

Harang to lead Six Senses Zighy Bay in Oman

Six Senses Zighy Bay in Oman has announced the appointment of Gauderic Harang as the new general manager of the property. An MBA Graduate in hospitality management from ESSEC Business School in Paris, he joins the 82 all-villa property from Anantara Golden Triangle & Elephant Camp Resort. Following an early life of travel and discovery - with a

Costa Cruises confirms limited return to sailing

Costa Cruises hopes to return to sailing in March after months out of the water following the Covid-19 pandemic. The Italian line of Carnival Corporation hopes to see flagship Costa Smeralda sail on March 27th, taking guests to a series of Italian locations. The ship will offer three- and four-day mini-cruises or a seven-day cruise, calling at Savona,

Best & worst months to visit Disney World

While COVID-19 has closed down many travel options, a few remain open in limited capacity including the Walt Disney World Resort. After being closed down for 4 months, the parks reopened in July of 2020 and have been slowly increasing capacity limits to allow more guests to enter. As one of the few destinations that guests can look forward to in 2021,

Bordeaux Vintage 2018 White Wines Are Shining

Summer white wine in a vineyard getty Although only 8% of French Bordeaux wines are white, it was not always so. In the early 1950’s white wines exceeded red in the region. However, a brutal frost in 1956 decimated crops, resulting in winemakers pulling out many white wine vines and replacing them with red. However, white Bordeaux wines are often

Why Vintage 2018 May Turn You Into A Wine Lover

Vineyard and red wine, Bordeaux, France getty When en primeur wine tastings took place throughout the Bordeaux wine region of France in the spring of 2019—red wines looked stellar: focused with deep fruit flavors, calm and elegant tannins and often spellbinding acidity. Wines from that vintage have been bottled, aged to some extent and are now

Eiffel Tower facelift: Iconic monument ready for a fresh lick of paint

Issued on: 15/02/2021 - 13:06 She is the icon of Paris, and she is ready for a facelift. The Eiffel Tower has embarked on the most extensive revamp of its 130-year history to look its best for the 2024 Paris Olympics, including with a paint job giving it a distinctly golden hue. Not only will layers from the 19 previous coats of paint be removed, but

Qatar Airways to retire half of its A380 planes

Qatar Airways is retiring half of its fleet of Airbus A380s, the world’s largest passenger plane. It’s the latest nail in the coffin for the double-decker superjumbo…

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