Airbnb plans to let any old Tom, Dick or Harry become a tour guide

Airbnb plans to let any old Tom, Dick or Harry become a tour guide

  Airbnb has announced plans to let any old Tom, Dick or Harry become a professional tour guide via its ‘Experiences’ arm of the business.   In the same way that it enabled pretty much anybody with a front door key to become a hotelier, the company is ramping up its efforts to become a…

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Eurostar launches new ‘weed special’ service between London and Amsterdam

Eurostar launches new ‘weed special’ service between London and Amsterdam

  Eurostar has announced that it will be launching a new ‘weed special’ service between London and Amsterdam in a bid to compete with airlines for the lucrative cannabis smoking demographic.   The service will allow passengers to travel from St Pancras station in central London, direct to the Netherlands in three to four hours,…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not set up your own budget airline?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not set up your own budget airline?

Q: How many unemployed people does it take to change a lightbulb? A: We have no idea because we would never make a joke about what can be a very stressful and dehumanizing experience in life. Nevertheless – if you do happen to find yourself no longer having to purchase a monthly travelcard to get…

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Finnair plans to weigh its customers at the check-in desk instead of their baggage

Finnair plans to weigh its customers at the check-in desk instead of their baggage

  Finnair has started to weigh its customers at the check-in desk instead of their baggage The W1nners’ Club can reveal.   The airline has decided to increase its payload efficiency by placing passengers in the baggage hold and putting their personal items in the seats that they have booked. Finnair’s Head of Flight Bookings…

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Easyjet only prepared to be involved in the fun part of long haul travel

Easyjet only prepared to be involved in the fun part of long haul travel

  Easyjet has said that it’s only prepared to be involved in the fun part of long haul flight provision.   The airline has formed a partnership with Norwegian and WestJet and passengers taking connecting flights via London Gatwick, such as those travelling from Aberdeen to New York, will be able to book the entire…

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7 ways to get into a brawl on the daily commute

7 ways to get into a brawl on the daily commute

(WARNING: The following content is only suitable for people who do not consider themselves to be a morning person. Everyone else should look away now and click on some of our other stuff that is a bit more suitable!!) If you’re not a morning person, please read on: Forget outdated concepts such as race, sex…

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Tour operators claim fake diarrhoea is killing their industry

Tour operators claim fake diarrhoea is killing their industry

  Travel industry bosses claim fake diarrhoea is killing their industry after a recent surge in bogus food poisoning claims.   They warn that British tourists could be banned from some resorts if people insist on claiming the obligatory ‘dickie tummy on holiday’ is a result of food poisoning rather than consuming enough alcohol to…

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