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Canada warns against all travel to Haiti

Ottawa (AFP) – Canada has raised its travel alert for Haiti, warning its citizens against all travel to the Caribbean nation after violent anti-government protests trapped Canadian tourists at a beachside resort. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he is “deeply concerned by the unfolding events in Haiti.” Canada Border Services Agency, meanwhile, suspended the removal…

By Aristomenis February 15, 2019 0

China Airlines agrees to meet pilot union after strike causes travel chaos with cancellations of 12 Hong Kong-Taiwan flights

Taiwan’s largest airline has agreed to a Saturday meeting with its pilots’ union and transport officials after a strike forced the cancellation of 32 flights, including at least 12 to or from Hong Kong. China Airlines scrapped five Hong Kong flights scheduled for Friday – three between the city and Taipei, and two between Hong…

By Aristomenis February 8, 2019 0

Kimpton to debut in Spain with Barcelona opening

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is gearing up to open Kimpton Barcelona, the luxury boutique brand’s first hotel in Spain. Set to debut in the second half of 2019, the 156-room property will be centrally located in Barcelona’s old town, near La Rambla. Public rooms will include a lobby lounge, an all-day dining restaurant and 2,690…

By Aristomenis October 8, 2018 0

CIE Tours unveils Italy and Iceland itineraries

CIE Tours International, a company known for group excursions to Ireland and Britain, is expanding into Iceland and Italy in 2019. The company said the new tours will include all the signatures of CIE Tours in Ireland and Britain: local guides, luxury coaches and immersive experiences. “For 86 years, we have built our reputation on delivering authentic…

By Aristomenis October 8, 2018 0

Austin lands another route to Europe, lures Lufthansa

Lufthansa is adding nonstop flights to Germany from Austin, Texas, a move that continues a spurt of explosive growth for the airport. Starting May 3, Lufthansa will fly nonstop from Austin to its biggest hub in Frankfurt. Lufthansa says Austin customers will be able to connect to more than 200 destinations in 100 countries via Frankfurt. “Those living in…

By Aristomenis October 5, 2018 0