Month: September 2019

(CNN) — Booking.com has defended itself against accusations that it’s continuing to use pressure selling tactics, despite a crackdown by UK regulators. In February, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that six hotel booking sites — Expedia, Booking.com, ebookers, Hotels.com, Agoda and Trivago — had been the subject of enforcement action due to “serious
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For over a century, San Sebastián has been a destination for the rich. Queen María Cristina made it her summer home in the early 20th century, sparking a trend in sophisticated summering, as well as an explosion of Belle Époque architecture. With the second-most Michelin stars per capita it’s a glutton’s heaven, and its unique
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Autumn is here, with Monday’s equinox marking the official start of the new season. Together, the crisper air, golden leaves and sense of back-to-school energy make this the ideal time to explore the capital and its surroundings by bike or on foot. Such healthy endeavours are helped along by London’s annual Car Free Day, which takes
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(CNN) — Ancient wonders. Modern design marvels. Curiosities of nature. The museums of London are comprehensive, beautiful and renowned the world over. And they are only getting better. Over the past few years, many of London’s museums have had impressive facelifts or gotten new digs altogether. There’s the atrium at the Imperial War Museum, architect
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In an effort to highlight this, one of the world’s leading snow-sports brands, Burton Snowboards, has announced it will be joining millions of students and workers from around the world in support of the Global Climate Strike, which is taking place over the next two weeks on September 20 and 27. On both days the
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Online pet gear retailer Chewy.com posted a much-better than expected second quarter sales increase, but bottom line continues to be in the red. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP On online pet gear retailer Chewy’s Facebook page, a customer named Jenny Roll expressed her excitement after receiving a surprise gift from Chewy: a
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Personal finance website WalletHub has ranked 182 U.S. cities for their “fun” factor, weighing entertainment, recreation and nightlife options against local costs. Fun is no joke when it comes to household budgets. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American spent $3,226 on entertainment in 2018, a 0.07% rise over 2017. From 2016
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