Last week in tour: Chinese airlines eye up new European routes

Traveling among China and Europe may quickly turn out to be a whole lot less complicated. Three main Chinese airlines have reportedly applied for new routes to Europe at the Civil Aviation Administration of China. China Eastern Airlines pursuits to release a two times-weekly carrier among Milan and Wenzhou. The carrier planned to start the path from the Japanese coastal metropolis in Zhejiang Province in October 2019.

Currently, passengers can tour four Chinese cities from the Milan Malpensa airport, including Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, and Guiyang. In addition, shanghai-based provider Juneyao Airlines has implemented 2 routes from Shanghai Pudong to Manchester and Athens. The Shanghai Pudong–Manchester provider may want to begin in March 2020. Currently, only Hainan Airlines flies 4 times every week between Beijing and Manchester.

In addition, Hainan Airlines’ low-value subsidiary — Beijing Capital Airlines — desires to kick off a weekly Beijing–Xi’an–Lisbon service set to start in July 2019. Apart from the European routes, Beijing Capital Airlines is eyeing a Japanese reference to a three-times-weekly Qingdao–Okinawa carrier beginning in July this yr.


Rome bans tourists from going topless.

No more male higher body components to be seen inside the streets of the Eternal City. The authorities of Rome have determined to crack down on the horrific behavior of vacationers. They have established new measures with possible fines in case of an offense. In addition, the metropolis council has up to date and accelerated its listing of policies to create a “greater civilized environment.”

Apart from forbidding guys from on foot around topless, the metropolis has banned consuming in positive regions, or padlocking — and hobby. Two fans connect a padlock to a bridge. Even bouncing wheeled suitcases up and down the Spanish Steps is off-limits, as is swimming inside the famous fountains. Virginia Raggi, the mayor of Rome, advised The Telegraph: “Rome is, and constantly could be, welcoming. However, that doesn’t mean tolerating awful behavior and harm being carried out to our metropolis.”

She stated she could be writing to foreign embassies, asking them to make residents aware of the new policies while traveling the metropolis. “Old guidelines were updated to evolve to the desires of contemporary society,” introduced Marco Cardilli, deputy chief of a group of workers and security delegate at Rome’s council.

Bruges cracks down on daytrippers to avoid turning into entire Disneyland

The picturesque Belgian city of Bruges — featured in a 2008 movie In Bruges — has become yet another European metropolis that struggles with an inflow of vacationers. For this reason, the town’s mayor has determined to put in force several measures to avoid “complete Disneyfication” of the popular spot.US. According to American Express’s most recent survey on business travel management, corporate travel expenses rocketed to more than $143 billion in 1994. In addition, private-sector employers spend an estimated $2,484 per employee on travel and entertainment, a 17 percent increase over the past four years.

Corporate T&E costs, now the third-largest controllable expense behind sales and data-processing costs, are under new scrutiny. Corporations realize that even a savings of 1 percent or 2 percent can translate into millions of dollars added to their bottom line. Savings of that order are sure to get management’s attention, which is a requirement for this type of project. Involvement begins with understanding and evaluating the components of T&E management to control and monitor it more effectively.

Samantha W. Hodgson

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