Roberto Strippoli A native of Puglia, Strippoli is a font of Italian history. In the off-season, he focuses on his culinary and sommelier studies. He is a multisport guide for Backroads. “A favorite spot is the little 14th-century Cetrella church going up from Anacapri to Monte Solaro. It’s a beautiful piece of architecture with balconies that face the Gulf of Naples, and guests just love it. The view,
Emirates has unveiled its new Business Class seat for its Boeing 777 aircraft at ITB Berlin, the international travel trade show. The new seat will make its commercial debut on Emirates’ 170th Boeing 777 aircraft, a -300ER version which the airline expects to receive in November 2016. “Our current Boeing 777 Business Class seats are already an industry-leading premium product, and what this new seat does is to take that design and comfort
Nigerian aviation minister Osita Chidoka has revealed plans to invest upward of $2 billion in the creation of a national airline for the country. In an interview with Bloomberg TV Africa Chidoka explained talks had begun with private investors to create the airline and boost the country’s aviation infrastructure. Nigeria is home to approximately 170 million but lacks a flag-carrying airline.
Arik Air is presently the largest airline in the
While travel is intrinsically fraught with little wrinkles, guided trips—by their very nature—promise fewer of them. Snafus, however, aren’t unheard of. Several years ago, 100 passengers and 54 crew members were rescued off King George Island after ice punctured a hole in the hull of their ship Explorer en route to Antarctica. Nobody was hurt and passengers were financially compensated by the operator, GAP Adventures, within a few weeks. Of