December 3, 2021

There’s a travel agency hiring ‘Professional Slackers’ to get paid to sit around and do nothing

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By Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure From Business Insider Travel agency TUI is looking to hire four “Professional Slackers” to sit around and do nothing.  The position involves hanging out in a “cozy” office in summery attire with no other responsibilities. The job is in Stockholm, Sweden for a fixed term between January 22 and […]

Destination of the week

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Canada named No. 1 destination for 2017: a nation of ‘tolerance and hope’ By AFP/RelaxNews From Global News To determine the winner, experts looked for destinations that best capture the travel zeitgeist of the moment. For being a beacon of hope, welcoming refugees and immigrants with open arms and for its unspoiled environments and dynamic […]

Drunk people on planes are becoming more of a problem

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By Jess McHugh, Travel + Leisure From Business Insider The INSIDER Summary: Arrests of drunk people on planes or in airports have spiked by 50 percent in the UK. Authorities arrested 387 disruptive, drunken passengers between February 2016 and February 2017. There have been reports of similar problems in the US as well. Flying is a […]

Prisons now hotels

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The Netherlands is turning empty prisons into luxury hotels By Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure From Business Insider The Het Arresthuis is a newly transformed hotel located just outside of Amsterdam. The INSIDER Summary: The Netherlands has begun turning empty prisons into luxury hotels. The country has seen a dramatic drop in incarceration rates over […]