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Inside Eurostar’s £245 Business Premier class in the coronavirus era 

Croissants, yoghurts, full English breakfasts, gooseberry compotes with crème fraiche, Champagne, beef cheek in red wine, cod roulade… the menu for first-class Eurostar passengers – overseen by superchef Raymond Blanc – is amazing. Well, normally amazing. Right now in first class – or ‘business premier’ in the Eurostar-vernacular – it amounts to cookies (very nice … Read more Inside Eurostar’s £245 Business Premier class in the coronavirus era 

Inside Eurostar’s £245 Business Premier class in the coronavirus era 

Croissants, yoghurts, full English breakfasts, gooseberry compotes with crème fraiche, Champagne, beef cheek in red wine, cod roulade… the menu for first-class Eurostar passengers – overseen by superchef Raymond Blanc – is amazing. Well, normally amazing. Right now in first class – or ‘business premier’ in the Eurostar-vernacular – it amounts to cookies (very nice … Read more Inside Eurostar’s £245 Business Premier class in the coronavirus era 

Inside New York’s Hamptons in the coronavirus era with a stay at Baron’s Cove hotel in Sag Harbor

New York’s wealthy elite can breathe a sigh of relief, because their vacation playground – the Hamptons, a world of vast mansions, lawn tennis and yacht clubs – is up and running again. With a few coronavirus tweaks. Desperate for a break from simply going from the bedroom to the living room in my New … Read more Inside New York’s Hamptons in the coronavirus era with a stay at Baron’s Cove hotel in Sag Harbor

British Airways in the coronavirus era – inside business class and the new meals pictured

Out with the fine crockery – in with the meal boxes. British Airways this week launched a brand new ‘enhanced temporary catering proposition’– inflight meals to those not in the aviation business – fit for the coronavirus era. And here we take a look at what passengers in economy, premium economy, business class and first … Read more British Airways in the coronavirus era – inside business class and the new meals pictured

Naomi Campbell was right! Frequent flyer reveals 11 tips to stay safe on planes in Covid era

A frequent flyer recently live-blogged his business-class trip from Heathrow Airport to New York via Amsterdam to ‘demystify what it’s actually like out there during Covid-19’.  The blogger, Gilbert Ott, is now back from the Big Apple – which he said he visited ‘out of necessity’ – and he’s published some handy tips for staying … Read more Naomi Campbell was right! Frequent flyer reveals 11 tips to stay safe on planes in Covid era

The future of flight: Blueprint to make flying safe for the Covid era

Air passengers face the biggest changes to travel since the 9/11 terror attacks – with everyone on board planes having to wear face masks, told not to queue up for toilets and facing limited duty-free sales in airports. Masks, health checks and a limit to on-board movements made up part of the industry guidelines, which … Read more The future of flight: Blueprint to make flying safe for the Covid era

No screaming and no high-fives: Japanese funfairs release rules for the coronavirus era

No screaming, no high-fives and haunted house ghosts will scare victims from a safe distance: Japanese funfairs release rules for the coronavirus era Japanese funfair operators have released guidelines on how to safely operate Characters dressed in costume cannot handshake or high five other guests  Superheroes fighting villains should avoid whipping up support from spectators … Read more No screaming and no high-fives: Japanese funfairs release rules for the coronavirus era

New era for Butlin’s as its Bognor Regis resort’s new £40million swimming pool opens

New era for Butlin’s as its Bognor Regis resort’s new £40million swimming pool opens for business, boasting a 24ft-tall helter skelter, a wave machine and beach huts The pool, called Splash, has been filled with over 600,000 litres of water and has space for 1,000 guests  Stand out feature is the world’s first helter-skelter water … Read more New era for Butlin’s as its Bognor Regis resort’s new £40million swimming pool opens