- The Nikon Small World contest highlights the best microscope images taken each year.
- This year, the contest received more than 2,000 entries from people in 90 countries.
- The winning image of 2020, of a young zebrafish threaded with neon-orange lymphatic vessels, reveals the species could help researchers find treatments for brain diseases.
- Other winning images include a rainbow snail tongue, a curled-up chameleon embryo, and the intricate mesh of a
InterMiles, a leading loyalty and rewards programme, has released its maiden ‘Consumer Sentiment Index Report’ showcasing insights and changing consumption patterns around travel. The report is based on responses received from more than 7,500 InterMilers across India.
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Key Insights from the InterMiles Consumer Sentiment Index:
When are Indians looking to travel?
The pandemic may have closed borders, but aspiration &
Billions of dollars in fast-tracked tax cuts and younger worker wage subsidies underline the Federal Government’s budget recovery pitch, as Australia’s recession sends debt and deficits to record levels.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s coronavirus-delayed Budget includes $50 billion to bring forward tax cuts and $4 billion in subsidies for businesses to hire unemployed workers aged between 16 and 35.
The focus of the Budget is getting those who lost their jobs
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Al Aazawi, 40, faces charges of international kidnapping and abduction in violation of a parenting order, in connection with taking Zahraa to Iraq in late June 2018.
He and his daughter were travelling together for her summer vacation and she was to be returned to Calgary on Sept. 5 of that year.
But on that date, neither father nor daughter came back to Canada, and Al Aazawi
This year, the word “vacation” probably draws a stronger reaction than usual.
Most people have probably spent more of 2020 canceling travel plans than booking them, but it’s not too late to reverse that trend.
As the year approaches its end, you might be sitting on some extra PTO days — or maybe you’re just tired of staring at your makeshift kitchen table desk.
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The 2020 Federal Budget has revealed that the government won’t be charging for space launches just yet. This is due to the impact of COVID-19 on the wider Australian industry.
Compared to the rest of the budget, it’s small change. The government is only missing out on around $300,000 here. But it’s still interesting considering how young Australia’s space industry is. Rocket launch taxes are rather novel.
“The Government will
Sydney, Australia – A new report by SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform, reveals that five stages lay ahead of the world’s almost one million accommodation providers until their booking cycle resets into a different normal. From Booming to Privilege: The New Realities for a Hotel Industry in Need of a Reset is SiteMinder’s six-month study of the latest behaviours and preferences of travellers, which concludes that
ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ‘Staycation’ was undoubtedly the travel buzzword of 2020. With travel restrictions limiting people jetting off to far-flung destinations for some of the summer months this year, Americans looked to explore what was on their very own doorstep more so than ever before.
IHG Hotels & Resorts, which includes brands such as Holiday Inn, InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Staybridge Suites and Kimpton, reveals new data
If Americans have learned one thing during the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, it’s that there are two sets of rules—one for Democratic leaders and another for everyone else (especially conservatives). It became evident when those on the right who gathered to protest the lockdowns were accused of being superspreaders who were going to kill everyone in their communities, but it was completely fine when thousands took to the streets to protest
SAN JOSE, Calif. — How risky is it to fly during the coronavirus pandemic?
For clues, consider the travel histories of two of the country’s top infectious disease experts, each with parents on the other side of the country. One hasn’t flown since January when the new coronavirus was just emerging as a global threat.
The other just flew back to San Francisco after visiting his 90-year-old father in Florida
NEW YORK—Preferred Hotels & Resorts has revealed the winners of its annual Preferred Awards of Excellence and GIFTTS Pineapple Award initiatives. These awards recognize independent hotels and individual hoteliers represented within the brand’s worldwide portfolio that went above and beyond in their commitment to delivering meaningful travel experiences and selfless acts of genuine hospitality to their guests and local communities in 2019.
“We are thrilled to recognize the incredible efforts
SHANGHAI, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Westwin, a tech-driven cross-border marketing company, unveils its “2020 China Cross-border Consumer Report”. The report portrays seven distinct cross-border consumer groups across four major categories, including e-commerce, travel, education, and real estate.
The results are distilled from a sea of information gathered from 300 surveys with consumers in Chinese cities ranging from first to fourth tier, and in-depth interviews with 21 consumers
As the weather begins to get chilly, horror fans know that Halloween is right around the corner, with the Travel Channel exciting audiences by unveiling its slate of “Ghostober” programming to get us into the spirit of the season. The network is delivering a number of exciting themed episodes and specials, with one of the more unexpected events seeing the Ghost Adventures team head to the locale from Netflix’s Tiger
As travel resumed for UK holidaymakers, the British Government offered new advice for those hoping to jet off with possession in tow. Despite the advice though, some airlines such as Ryanair contradicted the messaging from the Government, posing confusion for some travellers.
The expert added that hold luggage, in particular, could pose a risk due to one major aspect of the travel journey.
“The baggage belt has also been flagged
A court-appointed independent monitor urged the Trump administration on Wednesday to stop holding migrant children in hotels before summarily expelling them from the U.S. southern border, expressing concerns about a secretive detention system that’s been used to detain at least 660 minors during the coronavirus pandemic.
Since mid-March, U.S. immigration authorities along the southern border have expelled tens of thousands of unauthorized migrants, including an unknown number of children who
LTI – Luxury Travel Intelligence – has rounded up the best hotel brands for when you want every pillow plumped, every mojito measured, and every view panoramic. From Moët to mind-melting mattresses, the recommended brands own some of the most sought after hotels and resorts around the globe.
The global members-only organization uses a thorough assessment process to rank the top brands each year.
However, things have changed somewhat in
Checking in… Author and broadcaster Loyd Grossman reveals why Norfolk is his favourite UK holiday spot and offers top tips for U.S trips, including where to get an ‘amazing’ NYC burger
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“What is green travel?” muses Juliet Kinsman, journalist and author of the new The Green Edit: Travel guide (£9,99, Ebury Press). “For sure, there are a lot of myths surrounding what this actually means, but being green has never been so gratifying. In many ways, ‘green travel’ is about experiencing the world in a more enriching and authentic way.”
Ideal for those who care about the planet, yet remain in