Hard Rock Cafe and City Sightseeing Worldwide have joined forces to offer mutual discounts to each other's customers. The agreement is effective immediately for over 120 cities in over 40 countries where both brands operate.
In the next years, the lengthy Schengen visa application process will be entirely online. The new digital system, suggested by the European Commission last week, will replace the time-consuming paper application procedure that millions of potential tourists to Europe have to face.
Japan announced in May that it would begin conducting "test tourism" in the form of limited package tours to gather information before reopening the country to tourists fully.
With global tourism on the rise and the Middle East providing year-round experiences, Abu Dhabi has launched a new destination campaign to encourage visitors to visit the UAE capital during the summer season and take advantage of fantastic deals on hotels and world-class attractions. The new campaign highlights all of a traveller's passion points, highlighting unique and unforgettable Abu Dhabi experiences that await tourists this summer.
Airbnb aims to make it easier for employees to take use of their newly codified flexibility as flexibility becomes a permanent feature of many company cultures. With over 6 million listings worldwide, the platform launched its "Live and Work Anywhere" program last Thursday, an ongoing initiative to work with governments and DMOs to create a one-stop shop for remote workers and encourage them to try new places to work, all while helping to revive tourism and provide economic support to communities after years of travel restrictions.
According to American Expres the credit card company, travelers who book a flight through Amex Travel will be able to cancel that flight for any reason and receive up to a 75 percent reimbursement of the nonrefundable flight costs in the future. To be eligible for the new "Trip Cancel Guard" benefit, travelers must cancel at least two calendar days before their departure date.
After a two-year hiatus due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Germany's iconic Oktoberfest beer festival will return to Munich this year. The Mayor of the city recently announced this. According to reports, the festival will begin on September 17 and run through October 3.
Finding a place to work quickly and easily anywhere in the world is the goal of Lufthansa's new 'Lufthansa Global Spaces' offer. Travelers can now book hot desks, private offices, or meeting rooms with matching accommodation in five cities: Berlin, Munich, Barcelona, Singapore, and New York.
Qantas, the Australian airline, has officially confirmed the purchase of 12 new A350-1000 aircraft for its ultra-long-haul Project Sunrise initiative. This will help the company achieve its goal of operating the world's longest commercial nonstop flights, allowing passengers to fly directly from Sydney and Melbourne to destinations such as London and New York.
Vietnam has just opened its newest tourism attraction, which caters to those who enjoy heights. The Asian country, according to reports, has built a glass-bottomed bridge dangling 150 meters (490 feet) above a beautiful jungle.