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Germany's Lufthansa said on Wednesday it had agreed to order 25 new Airbus planes worth 2.5 billion euros at list prices to replace older aircraft and cut fuel costs at two subsidiary airlines. Lufthansa's supervisory board agreed to buy 10 current-generation A320ceo jets for its Eurowings low-cost unit and 15 revamped A320neo aircraft for its Swiss International division, Germany's flagship carrier said.
Visiting Berlin for the first time can be a daunting experience to the first time visitor, whether on business or vacation. Berlin is one of Europe's largest cities with a population close to 3.5 million people and encompassing over 344 square miles.
You can now hail an Uber car in Germany with a clear conscience... at least, for a while. Frankfurt's Regional Court has lifted a temporary ban on Uber in the country, rejecting the taxi industry's claim that urgent action was needed to stop the ridesharing outfit in its tracks.
In the course of an educational dig in Gernsheim in the Hessian Ried, archaeologists have discovered a long lost Roman fort: A troop unit made up out of approximately 500 soldiers was stationed there between 70/80 and 110/120 AD. Over the past weeks, the archaeologists found two V-shaped ditches, typical of this type of fort, and the post holes of a wooden defensive tower as well as other evidence from the time after the fort was abandoned.
Marriott International, Inc. announced the appointment of Toni Stoeckl to Vice President of Lifestyle Brands including global responsibility for Renaissance Hotels, AC Hotels by Marriott and Moxy Hotels. Toni previously served as vice president for the Renaissance Hotels brand.
The pilots are protesting against a transfer of jobs by the airline to a low-cost carrier to keep up with competition. Air France is urging passengers around the world to change or postpone travel.
According to tourism ministry data, foreign tourist arrivals in India between January-July this year were 41.15 lakh with an increase of 6.2% as compared to 38.74 lakh last year. NEW DELHI: If hoteliers are rolling out the red carpet for the Swiss and the Italians, don't be surprised.
Humboldt's quantitative work on botanical geography laid the foundation for the field of biogeography . Between 1799 and 1804, Humboldt travelled extensively in Latin America, exploring and describing it for the first time in a manner generally considered to be a modern scientific point of view.
Hotel, industry and travel news from around Europe, Middle East & Africa; this week: Kempinski Dresden changes owners, 19 UK Holiday Inns sold, Hyatt Regency opens in Sochi and more... Kew Green Buys 19 UK Holiday Inns Hotel operator Kew Green Holdings Ltd has purchased 19 Holiday Inn hotels across the UK from LRG Holdings for a sum reported to be significantly above the 70 million guide price and believed to be around the 100 million mark. The deal means that Kew Green is now InterContinental Hotels Group's largest franchise partner in Europe with 38 Holiday Inn hotels in its portfolio.
Some of the storied East German-made Trabants have been dolled up a little, but still sport the same bare-bones interiors and engines. I know, I know.
With more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry, the seasoned international hotelier will lead and oversee the operation of the 375 room hotel in Miami, FL. The oceanfront restored 1953 Art Moderne building, in the famed Art Deco district, is located at the epicenter of South Beach.
Hi everyone! My name is Leah Leahy, and I am a junior currently studying abroad in Berlin, Germany, with Bethany Slear and Chris Sinunu. The three of us are all double majors at Susquehanna, with one of them being German.
September 13 marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's sermon in East Berlin, which sent at least as powerful a message to his audience as Kennedy's pledge of solidarity in West Berlin a year earlier. On a sunny September afternoon, Irmtraut Streit is revisiting the scene of one of the momentous experiences of her life.
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