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The best Delta customers can hope for is a simple refund

Delta is still canceling and delaying flights days after the botched CrowdStrike update.

Uncommon stays: 13 best lighthouses where you can spend the night

There are quite a few lighthouses you can sleep in here in the U.S., including lighthouses on both coasts and Alaska.

Don't forget: Disney World’s Genie+ system changes tomorrow

Starting July 24, Disney World's Genie+ system will be replaced by two new systems — the Lightning Lane Multi Pass and Lightning Lane Single Pass

Knights of Columbus covers shrine's mosaics by ex-Jesuit artist accused of abusing women

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Knights of Columbus, the world’s largest Catholic fraternal group, has covered up defining features of the mosaics in its Washington D.C. shrine after the famous ex-Jesuit artist who designed them was accused of abusing women. The influential Catholic charitable organization announced earlier this month that it was covering the works as a sign of solidarity with victims of abuse since they “may be further injured by the...

Nepal just suffered another fatal plane crash. Its aviation safety record is so poor that all its airlines are banned from flying to most of Europe.

A Saurya Airlines flight due to travel to Pokhara crashed during takeoff in Kathmandu, killing 18 of the 19 onboard.

Heathrow Airport sees record number of passengers in first half of year

'Serving record-breaking passenger numbers while continuing to deliver excellent customer service is no easy feat and is testament to the dedication of my hardworking colleagues' - Thomas Woldbye, Heathrow's chief executive

How to keep your home fly-free

When the warmer months come around, flies come too. Whether you live in a big city, the suburbs, or in the countryside, flies are everywhere. And although flies may not seem dangerous, they tend to carry diseases and filth with them, which can cause problems for your living environment, and the health of both you and your loved ones (including your pets). Therefore, it's time that you learn how to get rid of the flies in your home. Browse through this gallery to discover how.

Cologne Airport: Flights grounded as climate protesters block runway

At least four flights have been diverted to nearby airports while police deal with activists.

Cebu Pacific is offering flights for as low as P188 until July 26

Got a case of wanderlust? If you're looking for an affordable way to fly to your dream destinations, Cebu Pacific has got you covered as they are now offering one-way flights for as low as P188, available only until July 26. For this price, you can travel to popular tourist places in the Philippines such as Caticlan in Boracay, Puerto Princesa, Bac...

Gogglebox star left feeling 'dehumanised' after pilot blamed his mobility scooter for flight delay

Gogglebox star left feeling 'dehumanised' after pilot blamed his mobility scooter for flight delay - The TV star was compelled to share his experience after watching documentary Fight to Fly

Delta faces probe as CrowdStrike disruption lingers

The US Transportation Secretary said Delta must honour rules granting refunds to travellers.

These churches are the last of their kind in the world

Nestled in the hills and valleys of Norway’s hostile climate are a series of medieval buildings that are testaments to the test of time. These are the country’s stave churches, and they are significant not only in their architectural splendor, but also in their rich history. What's more, there are only 28 of them left in the whole world! Intrigued? Click through this gallery as we take a closer look at each of them.

Deaths feared as Nepal plane crashes during take-off

An airline official told the BBC that the Saurya Airlines flight was headed to Pokhara, a popular tourism destination.

PH wins prestigious at 10th Asia Cruise Awards, announces launch of Cruise Visa waiver program

THE Philippines has further solidified its status as a premier cruise tourism destination as it proudly received the prestigious Best Ports of Call 2024 award at the 10th Asia Cruise Awards, held during the Asia Cruise Forum in Jeju Island, Korea. According to Department of Tourism (DoT) Secretary Christina Frasco, the award highlights the efforts of cruise tourism stakeholders in revitalizing the country's cruise industry post-pandemic, driven...

US regulators investigate Delta as it struggles to recover from outage

Delta has canceled more than 6,600 flights since the tech outage started Thursday, far more than any other airline.

Delta Expected to Take $500 Million Hit as Disruptions Start to Ease

Delta Air Lines Inc. is expected to take a sizable financial hit this quarter from the system breakdown that led to thousands of canceled flights and prompted a federal investigation of the carrier’s response.

Nashville grapples with lingering neo-Nazi presence in tourist-friendly city

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Among the throngs of tourists in cowboy attire who flock to Nashville's famed downtown honky-tonks, a small but unsettling group has distracted locals and visitors from the neon lights lately with Nazi salutes and white supremacist rhetoric. For weeks, neo-Nazis have livestreamed antisemitic antics for shock value in Nashville — waving swastika flags through crowded streets, singing hate songs on the downtown courthouse...

Meet the girls who started an Eras Tour craze with some balloons and got a Swift shoutout

Three Swifties in Amsterdam began the trend earlier this month, and thousands have joined in. "I get goose bumps every time I see it now," one said.

Why tech keeps holding airlines back when something goes wrong | Cruising Altitude

Delta is still struggling to recover from last week's CrowdStrike outage. Here's why its own computer systems may be partly to blame.

Travellers face three-year wait for new bus service

The authority says all going well, the first services could be running by September 2027.

Welcome to ‘Little Britain’ in Paris – inside Team GB’s Olympics performance lodge

“This is absolutely the jewel in the crown”, declares Mark England, Team GB’s chef de mission, surveying the Lycée René Auffray high school in Clichy on the outskirts of Paris which, for the next three weeks, has been transformed into a bespoke ‘performance lodge’. Put simply, it is a one-stop hub for athletes, families and friends to relax, unwind...

Nature, culture, crafts: Experience the best of Laguna

With its 30 cities and municipalities that offer a variety of outdoor attractions, Laguna is a popular destination for tourists, especially from those in nearby Metro Manila looking for a little adventure, since the province is just an hour’s drive (or two, depending on the town) away. If you’re looking for a quick road trip chock-full of activities that will bring you closer to nature, take a look at these top Laguna spots and start planning...

Travel destinations you should make an effort to see

The world is vast and with so many places to see it's often difficult to choose which destinations to tick off the wish list. But there are some countries that are definitely worth traveling to, whether for their cultural significance, outstanding wildlife, or natural beauty. Click through the gallery for a tour of where you need to go and what you must see.

Island off northern French coast imposes quota to tackle overtourism

A small, picturesque island off the north coast of Brittany has imposed a summer tourist quota in an effort to ensure visitors have a more enjoyable experience and its 400-odd permanent residents do not feel swamped. From this week until 23 August, the number of people allowed on to Ile-de-Bréhat – excluding local people, second homeowners and workers – between 8.30am and 2.30pm must not exceed 4,700, said the island’s mayor, Olivier Carré. The...

Where is the next Olympics? Host city, location and more to know about 2028 Summer Games

The Olympics are coming stateside in 2028. Here are the details on the host city for the next Summer Games.

DoT hails inclusion of Apayao as one of the Philippines' "biosphere reserves” by Unesco

THE Department of Tourism (DoT) celebrates the inclusion of the province of Apayao as the fourth "biosphere reserve" in the Philippines recognized by a body in the United Nations (UN). In her message, DoT Secretary Christina Frasco congratulated Apayao as it joins the list of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (Unesco). "The DoT extends its heartfelt congratulations to...

Frasco vows multifaceted tourism

THE Department of Tourism said it would follow the advice of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to employ a "multifaceted strategy" to attain robust Philippine tourism. In a post-pandemic world, Marcos said the emphasis had switched to experiential tourism that encompasses many aspects not just travel. "This resonates with our ongoing efforts to promote our culture and identity and aligns perfectly with the strategic direction we have been actively...

Heathrow protesters don't even make it through the gate in attempt to disrupt airport

Three Just Stop Oil activists were swiftly detained.

Bus launched to help people overcome steep hills

It is hoped the bus will help people travel to and from Wooler town centre in Northumberland.

Earth's best destinations to see wildlife

Lions, scarlet macaws, toucans, and grizzly bears are part of our collective upbringing. From Disney and Pixar to coloring books, children around the world grow up surrounded by these incredible characters. However, few of us ever get to see one in their natural habitat. However, it is possible! Browse the gallery and check out some amazing places where you can see your favorite animals in all their majestic form.

Delta Flight Disruptions Probed by US After Deluge of Complaints

Delta Air Lines Inc. is under investigation by US transportation authorities over its handling of a technology glitch that has led to thousands of canceled flights.

The 30 places you must visit before you die

Traveling is a luxury that many of us love. Any chance we get, we're on the next flight! Whether you're looking for incredible outdoor views and experiences or some simplicity and quiet, this list is the perfect place to find your next adventure. Here, you'll find 30 world-renowned locations that you absolutely must see before you die. So, pack your bags and get ready to experience places you might have only dreamed of. Curious about which places made the list? Click through now to explore further.

This photo of the Eiffel Tower, the moon and the Olympic rings is perfect

Sometimes, you have to let the photo speak for itself. And I promise, I will. But I definitely have to write some words, because I have to. So, here you go: the Eiffel Tower will play a part in this year's Olympics, especially as the backdrop for the beach volleyball e

I spent 3 nights in Asia's least visited country. It also turned out to be the most expensive.

There are only two cities with flights to Timor-Leste. The author spent $500 on a two-hour flight from Bali with a low-cost airline.

Overlooked travel destinations to discover this year

Are you tired of the crowds in your favorite cities? It might be time to take a trip somewhere a bit more low-key. There are plenty of places around the world to be explored that haven't been overrun with tourists... yet. Every year, Time Out magazine consults its trusted team of journalists to compile an updated list of the world's most underrated travel destinations. The results are usually surprising and sometimes unheard-of corners of the globe, waiting to welcome you—without the typical overcrowding! Intrigued? Click on the gallery to uncover the world's most overlooked travel destinations.

Historic battlefields you can visit

Battlefields serve as a permanent reminder of some of history's bloodiest military engagements. The bucolic landscapes we see today were once stained with the blood of hundreds, sometimes thousands, felled in the throes of mortal combat. Preserved for posterity, these conflict locations remain hallowed turf, historical landmarks of past campaigns and encounters, many of which influenced the outcome of world wars. Click through and tread the fields of history's bloodiest battles.

Best 100 restaurants in the UK named for 2024 - is your local on the list?

The Good Food Guide has crowned the 100 best local restaurants across the UK.

The world's most dangerous cities to live in

In a world brimming with diverse landscapes and vibrant cultures, it's disheartening to recognize the presence of cities struggling with soaring crime rates. As we delve into this exploration of the world's most dangerous cities, we're faced with the stark reality that safety remains a distant dream for many. This gallery shines a light on 30 cities, each grappling with its unique set of challenges. Join us on this journey through the most dangerous cities in the world to live in, and the communities living there that are affected every day. Click on for more.

The Duel in the Pool: Can Australia knock the US off their swimming perch?

Summer deals for days out with the kids across the UK — full list here

As the school summer holidays begin, it won't be long before the kids get bored and parents start to stress about the cost of multiple days out — here our some of the best day out deals for this summer

Fairy-tale destinations found only in the USA

From storybook cottages to dreamy ice castles, there are countless picturesque places in the USA to feed your wanderlust fantasies. Check out the following photo gallery to see all of the unbelievable places you need to add to your bucket list ASAP.

Take your litter home with you, tourists told

It comes after residents really complained about the state of Skegness beach.

The best public-access and private golf courses in New York, ranked

Looking to play the best golf courses in New York? Welcome to our annual Golfweek’s Best ranking of public-access and private courses. Following are the rankings for both types of courses, as judged by our nationwide

'You have to manifest a village': Meet the Londoners setting up run clubs and buying pubs to find community

'You have to manifest a village': Meet the Londoners setting up run clubs and buying pubs to find community - Whether it’s with a running club or a pub quiz team, we all need a sense of community. Meets the urbanites who help make it happen in the big city

Would you hike the Pacific Crest Trail?

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a ankle-straining, blister-inducing long-distance hiking trail that spans 4,270 km (2,653 mi) from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon, and Washington. One of the toughest walking and backpacking challenges in the world, the PCT summits, snakes, dips, and weaves through seven national parks and 25 national forests, meandering over and around a beautiful and dramatic landscape of mountains and meadows, rivers and lakes, and valley and vales. Designated a National Scenic Trail in 1968, although not officially inaugurated until 1993, the PCT provided the scenic backdrop for 'Wild,' a biographical adventure drama released in 2014 and starring Reese Witherspoon. Like in the movie, completing the trail requires strength, stamina, and a passion for the great outdoors. Are these qualities that you possess? Click through the following gallery, lace up your boots, and discover some the PTC's most notable locations.

FAA announces safety audit of Southwest Airlines following a string of serious incidents

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating safety at Southwest Airlines after a series of incidents.

Locals slam 'risky' bench installed facing wall in 'one of UK's worst towns'

The bench is part of a council project which aims to "improve the experience for people visiting one of the town's most historic areas" but locals have branded the move "pointless"

Hotel workers in four US cities to hold strike authorization votes

By Doyinsola Oladipo NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 13,500 unionized hotel workers in four U.S. cities plan strike authorization votes next month as contract talks with Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide Holdings and Hyatt Hotels Corp stall, the union said. UNITE HERE, a union representing workers in hotels, casinos and airports across the U.S. and Canada, said the votes will begin the first

How to Avoid Jet Lag and Fly in Comfort, According to an Olympic Medalist

Travel is at a worldwide record high this summer. Learn insider tips and tricks for jet-setting like an Olympian.

Let the World See the Beautiful China! CMG Global Chinese Program Center Released the 2024 Cultural and Travel Programs in Summer

BEIJING, July 24, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 24, CMG Global Chinese Program Center released the 2024 cultural and travel programs in summer in Beijing and launched the new media special area - "China Travel - Play in China!" event photo Since China implemented the 72/144-hour visa-free transit policy in January 2013, the visa-free transit policy has played an important role in serving the country's high level of opening up to the outside...