Or more specifically, into the history of The Phoenicia InterContinental, which opened its doors in 1961 in Beirut, Lebanon. The Phoenicia Hotel was a dream for Najib Ibrahim Salha, a prominent Lebanese businessman educated by
Recently, I had the pleasure of spending a day in Lisbon, the capital and largest city of Portugal. This was all thanks to TAP airlines who delayed my flight to Brazil by 24 hours. Although
This comes courtesy mostly of ForwardKeys who work to predict future travel patterns by crunching and analysing +17M booking transactions a day. They monitor and anticipate traveller arrivals and stays ahead of the trends and Jérôme Goldberg
Unfortunately, there is a growing movement by airlines in particular, to push for higher restrictions on the consumption of alcohol for travelling passengers. This is mainly due to a very disruptive minority of passengers transiting
The Inside the Cask blog has been a passion of mine since its inception in 2016, and the number of visitors to the site and subscribers to the blog continues to grow. A big thank
The full book title is Whisky Rising: The Definitive Guide to the Finest Whiskies and Distillers of Japan and this book does not disappoint in the sheer level of detail and insight it provides, it is very
Anyone that knows me will be fully aware that I am fanatical about Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense! After winning the Copa Libertadores (the Champions League for South American clubs) for the third time in our
The “noble experiment” of national prohibition of alcohol was repealed on this date, 85 years ago. This was a constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages which run from 1920 to 1933.
Back in 2011, the Lonely Planet blog published their proposed Airplane Behaviour Bill of Rights for Passengers – this was my starting point for this blog and the hot topic of air travel etiquette…
A White Paper by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture on shaping the digital agenda to drive growth in airlines and travel has been released and is available online. Below is some of
courtesy of Passenger Terminal World magazine.
Nowadays most of us can afford to use air travel as a method of transport, however when flying first became available on a commercial basis, this was a privilege for the very few…see below for
Campbeltown is a town and former royal burgh in Argyll and Bute in Scotland. It lies by Campbeltown Loch on the Kintyre peninsula. Located some 38 miles south of Tarbert on the A83, it is often thought
The beautiful scenery of Cumbria’s valleys and fells in the North of England is perfect for a short break embracing nature and the outdoors. This also included the opportunity to visit The Lakes Distillery.
The first issue of FlightLOG, the inflight magazine for Scotland’s airline, Loganair is now also out for September 2017 in time for the next chapter in their history.