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Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The International Air Transport Association has asked the Nigerian government and other governments in Africa to address charges being slammed on airlines. The IATA stated that airlines in the region were burdened by excessive charges, which accounted for 11.4 per cent of their operating costs.   “User charges are excessive. They account for...
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​ Read Breaking News Summaries Are resort fees fraud: Congress may finally agree… The U.S. Congress has put forth new bipartisan legislation that would change the way online travel agencies display hotel resort fees, many say are misleading and fraudulent. eTurboNews had disclosed this scam since 2014 starting with a report on Hilton Hawaiian Village...
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The village of Ein Kerem on Jerusalem’s outer reaches makes a worthwhile trip from the Old City © Ilan Shacham / Getty Images Ein Kerem and Abu Ghosh Just 30 minutes from Jerusalem’s centre, the quiet village of Ein Kerem is ideal for a day of easy hiking and enjoying the local history and art...
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With five-star hotels dominating the skyline and shopping driving the headlines, Dubai is a playground for the rich and famous. However, a sprinkling of local knowledge opens up plenty of budget-friendly experiences. Many of them can be found on either side of the Creek, in Bur Dubai and Deira, where the original small trading port...
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Personalised service Check reviews to see how staff are trained to treat guests. At a high-end establishment, they should quickly learn who you are and what you like through informal questions and through tailored suggestions. For example, if you’re in a hotel and love a Gin and Tonic, staff should soon learn and remember this...
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1. Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok, Thailand’s beloved capital, is an urban jungle full of shopping delights in every corner. Showcasing everything imaginable, Bangkok’s shopping scene runs the gamut of ultra stylish malls to electrifying street bazaars. Where to shop in Bangkok: Chatuchak: A weekend market, lauded as the world’s largest market, with a staggering collection of...
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