Posts Tagged ‘ New York Times ’

Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil

Jan 9th, 2016 | By

Savannah – a Southern belle of a city and the backdrop for John Berendt’s book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil – will steal your heart says Kaye Holland

Must we tip?

Sep 1st, 2015 | By
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There will be an investigation into the abuse of tipping after it emerged that some restaurant chains were not passing tips on to their staff.

Ms McCall and customer satisfaction

Jun 18th, 2015 | By

“Customer satisfaction is very correlated to on-time performance,’’ says the CEO of easyJet, “so it’s a really instrumental thing to get right.”

How the New York Times shows London

Apr 21st, 2015 | By

Once a year the New York Times produces a Europe issue in its Travel section. Last Sunday was when it appeared.

In search of a Welshman

Feb 16th, 2013 | By

There are lots of Welshmen around, but I wasn’t the one. I was talking to Stephanie Abrams, the nationally syndicated US radio travel journalist about the UK and her thoughts on the UK when the story of this elusive man arose

Britain: not just the Jubilee and the Olympics

Mar 7th, 2012 | By

At the New York Times Travel Show last weekend, Visit Britain, in the shape of Karen Clarkson, was asked what people should see in Britain this year. Apart from the Olympics and the Jubilee of course which, as she pointed out, last only a short period of time.

Real Londoners don’t eat at Aberdeen Steakhouses

Mar 5th, 2012 | By

I was going to write a good old moan. This time, my moan was about the way that Visit Britain was not promoting our countries. I was in New York for the New York Times Travel Show because it is always interesting to see how others view your countries. They see things that sometimes we overlook.

Body Scanners to be introduced at US Airports

Apr 14th, 2009 | By

Last week, the New York Times said that the familiar walk through metal scanners that are seen at airports anywhere in the world will be replaced in the US. What will succeed it will be body imaging devices which amount to a virtual strip search. This has been tested for some time and it is reported that these tests having been successful,the TSA (Transportation Security Administration)wanted them to become standard at all US airports.Critics claim that the images amount to an invasion of privacy as
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