In the last two weeks, Chick-fil-A has missed out on two potentially lucrative airport contracts after local politicians raised concerns over the company’s anti-LGBTQ history.
(CNN) — Transforming the more than 130-year-old Cadogan Hotel, in the heart of London’s posh Chelsea neighborhood, into a world-class luxury address took four years and $50 million. The ambitious renovation was finally realized on February 28 when the property opened its doors as the Belmond Cadogan Hotel. And with the reopening, the hotel’s storied
When you think of the end of the ski season thoughts often turn to long lunches on a sunny terrace, goggles tans and seasonaires out enjoying themselves as their winter-long placements in the mountains come to an end. But staff working for one of the UK’s largest chalet operators Skiworld are breaking that mould by
Royal Tokaji Essencia 2008 In Limited Edition Decanter Courtesy Royal Tokaji In our capacity as “wine experts,” one of the questions we are frequently asked is, “What is the most expensive wine you have ever had?” While neither of us is entirely sure, we both think it may have been Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 1961.
Delta and American Express are extending their exclusive partnership that includes Delta SkyMiles Credit Cards, the companies said Tuesday.
Welcome to the small, otherworldly fishing town with big ideas It’s no secret by now that Iceland’s laid-back, diminutive capital punches way above its weight on pretty much every level. It’s ostensibly a cosmopolitan and highly progressive fishing village, home to more than half of the country’s 300,000 citizens, as well as a slew of
A Habit Burger outpost located in San Diego, California courtesy of Habit Burger When most people think of large popular burger chains, the big three spring to mind: McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s. And then some consumers may consider the next rung of Whataburger, Five Guys Burger and Fries and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and
Concierges meet a lot of people, see a lot of things, and field a lot of intriguing requests. We checked in with a woman in Washington, D.C., who’s seen the world from her desk in a hotel lobby. Cynthia Van Zandt has seen a lot from behind her desk—guests panicked because of lost luggage, couples
The best thing about traditional holidays? The weird, quirky and wacky variations of celebrations that everybody has for them! As with most things, despite having no actual physical borders, each European country has managed to keep it’s national culture completely different to their neighbours – which of course is what makes this continent so great to
(CNN) — Sprawling across the Andean mountain border between Bolivia and Peru, Lake Titicaca is a popular spot with travelers who visit the floating reed islands of the Uru people, or the religious festivals of Copacabana. Now scientists working on South America’s largest lake have revealed some of the secrets hidden below its surface, discovering
Most of us learn from an early age that islands do not sit atop the world’s oceans, drifting as they see fit, but are rather harnessed to the seafloor in the same way countries and continents are. Most of them, anyway. This week a timelapse clip emerged of two small islets moving across a lake
The Isle of Skye is the focus of many a trip to Scotland but with literally hundreds of islands there is so much more to explore. See our top picks for any tour of the Scottish Islands. I mean, yes, the Isle of Skye is beautiful. Yes, it’s full of wildlife, dramatic coastline and intriguing history. But, it
There’s one prime reason to take a cruise among the Norwegian Fjords – to witness some of the planet’s most spectacular scenery. The views from your ship’s deck are splendid enough, but the region also boasts plenty of spots that truly showcase the landscapes. Geirangerfjord Look at any Norway brochure or advertisement and the chances
Food justice is a phrase often used when there is a lack of access to affordable and healthy food. While it’s unclear when the term was first used, Robert Nevel, founder and director of the Food Justice and Sustainability Program at KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, believes theirs might be one
A survey of the best airlines in the world compiled by TripAdvisor has once again placed Singapore Airlines at the top.
Searching for the location, checking the motorbike or preparing enough money is some of what you need to do before the backpacking trip. Backpacking by motorbike is not too difficult, especially when you prepared the plan. Here are some experiences. Guide to backpacking by motorbike Research the roads First, you need to know about the
We’ve all come across stray cats in European holiday destinations. They’re a dime a dozen in places like Greece and Cyprus, and people tend to either love them or loathe them. For those in the former category, seeing thin or injured felines lurking around is a sorry sight to behold. For locals and hotel managers,
Rosalind (Roz) Brewer, COO and Group President. Image courtesy of Starbucks. Image Courtesy of Starbucks This April 2 is Equal Pay Day, a day that “symbolizes how far into the year all women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year,” a day first marked in 1996 by the National Committee on
In the summer over 4,000 people visit the Mount Ijen, a volcano mountain on the island of Java in Indonesia, during the night to see the “Blue Fire”. A fire that is the result of the highly toxic sulfur that is a rich resource in this volcano crater. Not only night photography can be interesting
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