Ellen Gillespie

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Business trip: Zurich

Thanks to Switzerland’s steadfast efficiency, the Swiss economy remains strong, with new hotels and restaurants sprouting up around Zurich as if this were the best of times.<p>One third of all passengers arriving at Zurich Airport are business travellers – a clear indication that this city, located in …

Lufthansa virtually grounded Monday due to employee strike

Lufthansa was virtually grounded on Monday, Germany’s largest airline cancelling nearly all of its flights because of a second strike in a month over …

Man Stuck in Hotel Elevator for Four Days - Vagabondish

A hotelier in Austria used his military training to survive being stuck in the elevator of his own hotel for four days. Thomas Fleetwood, owner of …

Berlin adds 5 percent hotel tax in time for summer tourism boom

Berlin’s city government has decided to put a 5 percent tax on tourist hotel stays from this summer, part of efforts to shore up the German capital’s …