What’s required to travel to Thailand? Only one Covid document now

Travelers wondering what it’s like to visit Thailand now may be interested to know the country is “allowing almost everything” again. That’s according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the governmental entity responsible for promoting tourism to the country. Masks are no longer required, and the country’s color-coded system – which placed limits that … Read more

Where do French people travel in France? Cote d’Azur Burgundy Brittany

International travelers may prioritize visits to the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre when they visit France. But French residents have other ideas. Border restrictions during the pandemic largely gave locals the chance to explore their country without foreign tourists, which in 2019 numbered some 90 million. The French did not squander the opportunity. More than … Read more

Travelers return to Southeast Asia but inflation could hurt recovery

After more than two years of lockdowns and border controls, Southeast Asia is finally experiencing some semblance of the old days of travel. Flights are steadily returning to 2019 levels in the region’s major economies, with Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia being the most popular destinations this year, according to flight data analytics firm Cirium. In … Read more

Travel costs are up but travelers aren’t canceling their plans yet

Summer travel talk sure is not what it used to be. Rather than sun, sand and surf, many travel discussions now center on inflation, rising fuel costs and flight cancellations, a situation which could derail a much-needed 2022 summer travel comeback. Travel conversations on Twitter decreased 75% from April to May, while discussions related to … Read more

A look inside the Boca Raton mansions commanding Miami Beach prices

The $ 28.5 million mansion that recently hit the market in Boca Raton, FL located at 2633 Spanish River Rd. Danny Petroni Ultra-high-end real estate in Boca Raton, Florida, is on a stratospheric rise, breaking record sale prices every year for five consecutive years. And the price per square foot of the town’s top-end homes … Read more

Firms plan to use balloons to go to space in 2024

Nearly half of Americans want to travel to space. But that means the other half does not, according to a 2021 survey by ValuePenguin, one of LendingTree’s financial research websites. Nearly 40% said space travel was too dangerous, while others worried about environmental impact and costs. Soon there will be an option that addresses those … Read more

Aston Martin names ex-Ferrari boss Amedeo Felisa as CEO

The Aston Martin DBX seen at Salon Prive, held at Blenheim Palace, September 25, 2020 in the United Kingdom. Martyn Lucy | Getty Images British luxury carmaker Aston Martin Lagonda on Wednesday named Amedeo Felisa, the former boss of Ferrari NV, as its new chief executive officer, succeeding Tobias Moers who will step down with … Read more

Why yachts and assets of Russian billionaire oligarchs are targets of U.S.

From chasing down yachts to seizing Italian villas, the global effort to punish Russian oligarchs for their financial ties to Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has been unprecedented. For its part, the US has arranged its own special task force – known as Task Force “KleptoCapture” – within the Department of Justice to seize the … Read more

These unusual indicators may be worth monitoring

The completion of the world’s tallest buildings is said to be one less conventional indicator of an economic downturn. Pictured here on April 3, 2022, is the Merdeka 118 tower in Malaysia, which was completed at the end of 2021 and is said to be the world’s second tallest skyscraper. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | … Read more

The 4 types of vacations that may be hard to book in 2022

After two years of living with Covid-19, travelers are making big vacation plans again. But not every type of trip may be available this year, travel professionals said. That’s because many people postponed more ambitious vacations during the pandemic – in some cases two years in a row – leaving little room for new bookings … Read more