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US Slashes Cuba Travel With New Restrictions, Killing ‘People-to-People’ Trips

The Treasury Department on Tuesday imposed harsh new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on the educational and recreational trips categorized as “people-to-people” travel, which has been used by thousands of Americans even before the Obama administration loosened rules. Treasury officials also said travel permissions would be denied for private and corporate aircraft and boats, though commercial flights would continue. “Cuba continues to play a destabilizing role in the…

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Air Tanzania to Launch Flights to Bangkok and Guangzhou

Air Tanzania’s new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Air Tanzania has announced that it will start flying to the Chinese city of Guangzhou and the Thai capital of Bangkok in February next year. As the third-largest city in China, Guangzhou is among the world’s oldest and busiest trade hubs; while Bangkok is the most populous city in Thailand. These new routes will be served by the Tanzanian flag carrier’s new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, with flights thrice weekly…

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How Tourists Are Destroying the Places They Love

Paradise Lost Travel is no longer a luxury good. Airlines like Ryanair and EasyJet have contributed to a form of mass tourism that has made local residents feel like foreigners in cities like Barcelona and Rome. The infrastructure is buckling under the pressure. August 21, 2018 It doesn’t take long before the woman at the hotel reception pulls out a city map of Porto. Look, she says, there’s the Old Town and the Douro, there’s…

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Kenya Tourism Board Steps Up North American Marketing

Destinations Nov 11, 2018   The Kenya Tourism Board has appointed the New York-based CornerSun Destination Marketing to lead marketing efforts in the North American market. CornerSun’s efforts will begin with an American roadshow this December stopping in three cities along the East Coast. The multi-city roadshow will begin in Boston on December 3, moving to Washington, D.C. on the 5th and finishing in New York City on the 7th. The marketing campaign will bring 14…

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6 worst airports in the US

  6. Los Angeles International Airport On a 1,000-point scale, travelers scored LAX a 702. The airport is know for its long waits to get through security, immigration, and customs, according to the LA Times. Some travelers have also complained of poor signage, limited seating, unclean restrooms, and crowded terminals. There are renovations planned for the airport, including a $1.6-billion midfield terminal that will add 12 gates for aircrafts. In February 2016, a revamped Terminal…

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