June 21, 2021

Destinations of the week

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These are the 15 hottest destinations billionaires are traveling to in 2019 By Hillary Hoffower From Business Insider The ultra-rich are investing more in travel as a way to show off their wealth, and that includes everything from sabbaticals to brief vacations. We teamed up with luxury travel agency Original Travel to find the hottest spots billionaires are heading to this year. A few […]

Global Ports keen to expand in Caribbean and Asia as cruise market booms

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“Cruise ports are where airports were thirty years ago” Global Ports Holding PLC (LON:GPH) is tapping into a market that will grow 50% over the next five years, says Emre Sayin, chief executive. “Cruise ports are where airports were thirty years ago,” he told Proactive. Many are state-owned and governments see them as a utility. […]

Fires across Europe

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Adriatic fires prompt evacuations in Montenegro and Croatia From BBC Montenegro has appealed for international help to fight forest fires as neighbouring Croatia battles to stop flames reaching its second city, Split. Fires have raged along the Adriatic coast for days, prompting dozens of tourists and residents to flee the Lustica peninsula in Montenegro. A […]

Royal Caribbean cancels all cruise stops in Turkey in 2017

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Royal Caribbean has decided to cancel all scheduled stops in Turkey for the 2017 cruise season, citing “unpredictability” in the country. In a statement to travel agents, Royal Caribbean said that due to the current unpredictability of Turkey, and taking guests’ and crew members’ safety and wellbeing into account, Royal Caribbean has decided to replace our […]

Destinations of the week

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Islands’ Romantic Getaways to Island Resorts From Islands For your honeymoon, anniversary, couple’s trip or any romantic getaway, these are the island resorts that offer the ultimate in romance, from special dinners to beautiful views to romantic suites. Ratua Private Island Ratua Private Island, Vanuatu After his stay in Vanuatu, Islands contributing editor David Lansing […]

People are paying £43 a litre for Eastern European donkey milk

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By Rachel O’Brien and Olivera Nikolic, AFP Gradina Martinicka (Montenegro) (AFP) – Machines long ago usurped a donkey’s traditional role as the farmer’s beast of burden, but the animals are winning new fans in Montenegro — thanks to their luxury milk. It comes at a trickle and selling at a hefty 50 euros ($54) per […]

Kosovo: RSF seeks protection for broadcasting chief after attack, threat

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From Reporters Without Borders Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns a bomb attack on the home of Mentor Shala, the head of public radio and TV broadcaster RTK – the second attack of this kind targeting RTK in less than a week – and calls on the Kosovar authorities to protect Shala, who has also been threatened. The bomb […]

How the world’s super-rich like to travel

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From Daily Mail UK Russian billionaires love Croatia, while the Chinese gamble in Las Vegas and both splash out on private yachts they barely use Middle Eastern billionaires prefer to spend their summers in the Mediterranean, while Russians head to the Caribbean after Christmas for some winter sun. A study into the spending habits of […]