Travel news: Most liveable cities, a sunken restaurant and more

Travel news: Most liveable cities, a sunken restaurant and more

Editor’s Note – Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) – How is it already the last week of June ?? !! It’s officially summer … Read more

Sailing Merewether couple return to Newcastle after three life-changing years at sea

It started out as a plan to visit Europe, buy a boat and sail it back to Australia. But as COVID restrictions set in and borders closed around them, a couple’s planned six-month voyage in their floating tiny home turned into a three-year odyssey, a love story and a new way of life. Kieran Wyse, … Read more

Airlines, FAA spar over flight delays ahead of July Fourth weekend

Travelers wait to board a plane at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, on April 22, 2022. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images Airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration are pointing the finger at each other over a rising rate of flight cancellations and delays, just as millions prepare to travel on the July … Read more

How to save money on gas, with or without a federal gas tax holiday

The recent run-up in gasoline prices is now being felt nearly across the board. The national average for a gallon of gas is currently $ 4.94 after topping $ 5 per gallon for the first time ever earlier this month, according to AAA. Last year at this time, the price was $ 3.07 per gallon. … Read more

Frontier sweetens offer for Spirit merger as shareholder vote looms

A Frontier Airlines plane near a Spirit Airlines plane at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 16, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Frontier Airlines has sweetened its offer to combine with fellow budget carrier Spirit, less than a week before Spirit shareholders are set to vote on the deal. … Read more

Carnival Stock Surges as Second-Quarter Revenue Rises Sharply

Text size A large Carnival cruise ship docked at port in turquoise blue water. Dreamstine Shares of Carnival were rising Friday after the cruise line posted second-quarter revenue that rose sharply from the first quarter of 2022. Carnival (ticker: CCL ) reported a GAAP loss of $ 1.61 a share, wider than analysts’ estimates for … Read more

United Airlines pilots to get raises of more than 14% in new contract

Boeing 777ER United Airlines. Aircraft to Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport. Massimo Insabato | Mondadori Portfolio | Getty Images The union representing United Airlines pilots has approved a tentative deal that would give the aviators pay raises of more than 14%, making it the first major US carrier to reach a deal since the start … Read more

10 million of Ireland’s citizens left. Here’s why you should visit

(CNN) – With St. Patrick’s Day a global phenomenon and Irish pubs found everywhere from Peru to Lanzarote, it can be easy to think you have a sense of Ireland without visiting, especially if you’re one of the 70 million people worldwide who can claim Irish heritage. However, to get a true feel for the … Read more

Hong Kong Jumbo: Owners of Jumbo Floating Restaurant backtrack on sinking claims as authorities investigate

Jumbo Kingdom – a 260-foot (80 meters), three-story restaurant styled after a Chinese imperial palace – encountered “adverse conditions” last weekend while being towed through the South China Sea. “Water soon entered before it began to tip,” its owners initially said in a statement Monday. “The water depth at the scene is over 1,000 meters … Read more

Australian Passport Office queues stretched as backlog of requests continues to be cleared

Travelers are being forced to line up for days to resolve issues at Perth’s passport office as the Commonwealth Government tries to clear a growing backlog of claims. Camp chairs, sprawling queues and security guards managing the fiasco have become common sights outsight outside the Australian Passport Office’s William Street outpost in the CBD. People … Read more