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September 15, 2018 1:08 AM Blackpool’s the new Vegas in £100m deal

BLACKPOOL is tipped to become the “Las Vegas of the North” after a massive £100 million makeover was unveiled yesterday. The huge cash injection from regional and government funds will “breathe new life” into the Lancashire town’s shops, hotels and infrastructure. The investment will also fund a £7 million road upgrade, a new museum, and the expansion 36

September 1, 2018 4:04 AM Home Safe Collective, run by Angela Barnes, wins Edinburgh Panel Prize

The award is given to the person or group that best captures the spirit of the Fringe. The Home Safe Collective was started to help comedians, especially those who are vulnerable, get home safely after shows. The 22-year-old was walking home from a gig in Melbourne when she was murdered. The aim of the Home Safe Collective is to ensure this does not happen 41

August 7, 2018 8:05 AM Brighton Marina holiday business is bought out by investors

Neilson offers activity-focused holidays across seven countries in Europe where it operates beach clubs, ski hotels and chalets as well as 65 yachts. In recent years it has capitalised on the increasing demand for activity and wellness holidays at the premium end of the market. This new investment will enable the business to open new hotels and extend 49

July 14, 2018 12:24 PM Majorca holidaymakers confronted by protesters at airport blasting ‘tourism KILLS us!'

MAJORCA has been hit with more "mass tourism" protests with activists targeting Palma's airport and daubing "tourism kills the city" slogans on hotels in the island's capital. It says: "We want go generate a community which can put a brake on this and reverse the trend.” Another campaign group Tot Inclòs today targeted hotels in the old quarter of Mallorca's 50

July 2, 2018 10:10 AM 'First class flights, five-star hotels, chauffeurs and a personal stylist': Love Island's '$1 million' host Sophie Monk has 'racked up a $300,000 bill in two months' during Spanish sojourn

Now an insider has revealed the reality TV host has 'racked up a $300,000 bill' during her two month Spanish sojourn. '$30,000 first class return flights from Australian to Spain, a $70,000 chauffeur and security and a $70,000 personal stylist,' are among the list of extravagant expenses, according to New Idea. Sophie has reportedly enlisted high-profile 28

July 1, 2018 7:38 PM Correction: Florida-Puerto Ricans story

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - In a story June 30 about Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees, The Associated Press reported erroneously that about 2,000 Puerto Ricans are using federal housing assistance vouchers to stay at Florida hotels. Nearly 1,700 Puerto Ricans are staying in hotels across the country, not just Florida. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A civil 39

July 1, 2018 1:05 AM Rebekah Vardy's £140K World Cup trip to support footballer husband Jamie: WAG ‘has dished out more than £40K on private jets, £250 a night hotels AND private security in Russia’

She jetted to Russia this month to cheer on her husband in the World Cup. And it looks as though no expenses have been spared for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as Rebekah Vardy has reportedly forked out a whopping £140,000 to support her footballer beau Jamie so far. The 36-year-old WAG has even taken their four children our of school and hired 79

June 29, 2018 4:55 PM ‘It’s an outrage!’ Barbados slaps tourists with new tax to tackle crippling debt

BARBADOS has become the latest popular holiday destination to hit tourists with a new tax which could force families to pay an additional £200 for a two-week stay. The Caribbean island’s debt-ridden Government is introducing the new surcharge this weekend to raise money in reducing its deficit worth 170 percent of GDP. Hotels were only given less than a week’s 58

June 22, 2018 6:14 PM Luxury hotel advertises for an 'Instagram concierge' to help tech-savvy guests take flattering photos to post online

Eager to please its tech-savvy guests, one luxury hotel in America is on the hunt for an 'Instagram concierge'. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Arizona says that the job applicant must be 'comfortable working with various phone types' and 'courteous at all times'. The physical aspects of the part-time role include 'frequent standing' and 'occasional 37

June 18, 2018 9:23 AM Michelin Guides' quiet American quits

The first non-French person to head the Michelin Guides said Monday that he is leaving the world's most prestigious restaurant guides. American Michael Ellis said that he was joining the Dubai-based luxury hotel chain Jumeirah after seven years with the red guides. The soft-spoken Ellis, who previously worked for the French tyre maker's motorcycle division 25