Travel

In about-face, Ryanair recognizes unions to avert strikes

Dec 15, 2017

Budget carrier Ryanair is reversing its longstanding refusal to recognize pilots' unions in a bid to avert strikes over the busy Christmas season

Fetid attraction: London fatberg to go on museum display

Dec 12, 2017

Part of a monster fatberg that clogged one of London's sewers is destined for fame in a museum

Snow wreaks havoc on travelers in Britain, schools closed

Dec 11, 2017

Snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travelers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted

Snow disrupts road, air travel in England and northern Wales

Dec 10, 2017

Heavy snow is causing road and travel disruption across central England and northern Wales, grounding flights, shutting roads and triggering traffic accidents

Lubaina Himid wins prestigious Turner Prize for art

Dec 5, 2017

Zanzibar-born artist Lubaina Himid has won Britain's prestigious Turner Prize for works that tackle the legacy of colonialism and celebrate the people of the African diaspora

United Airlines flight to Newark diverted to London

Nov 26, 2017

United Airlines says a flight from Munich to Newark has been diverted because of reports of a medical emergency on board

Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

Nov 17, 2017

While much of the British economy is suffering from uncertainty over Brexit, there's one industry that is enjoying a bounce, the tourism sector

UK agency investigates mid-air collision with casualties

Nov 17, 2017

Air safety authorities in Britain say a helicopter and an aircraft have been involved in a mid-air collision northwest of London

Managing overtourism an increasing feature of global travel

Nov 15, 2017

Venice has laid out plans to divert massive cruise liners that sweep into the city while Barcelona has cracked down on apartment rentals and initiated a novel and holistic approach in how to manage its status as a tourism city

Catalonia faces 10 percent tourism hit in fourth quarter

Nov 6, 2017

The restive Spanish region of Catalonia faces a potential $500 million financial hit in the fourth quarter as business-related travel dips following the attack in Barcelona and the uncertainty generated by the disputed independence referendum

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