The best airlines for 2021 revealed: Qatar Airways is No1 overall

Qatar Airways has been named the world’s best airline for 2021 by a leading aviation group.  Australia-based AirlineRatings.com – a website that ranks airlines on safety and in-flight experience – has released its annual round-up of the top 20 global carriers, with the Doha-based airline scoring gold for its cabin innovation, passenger service, and commitment to … Read more

Meet the adorable inhabitants of Japan’s ‘micro pig’ cafes

It’s a concept that’s bringing home the bacon. Japan’s Mipig cafes offer customers the chance to enjoy a cup of tea and snack in the company of adorable ‘micro pigs’. At each of Mipig’s four stores, which are getting rave reviews on Tripadvisor, the diminutive hogs run freely around, clamber on laps and make themselves … Read more

British Airways launches inflight at-seat digital food ordering using onboard Wi-Fi

British Airways launches inflight digital menu ordering, with economy passengers able to go online and order drinks and snacks directly to their seats using free onboard Wi-Fi Customers can already pre-order inflight food from the Speedbird Café menu  This menu includes items by Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge But now passengers will be able to top-up … Read more

World’s largest yacht unveiled: Somnio will be a floating condo for the super-rich

The world’s largest yacht has been unveiled and she’s so big a new category has been coined for her – ‘yacht liner’. ‘Somnio’ will launch in 2024 and, with a length of 222m (728ft), will be easy to spot from the outside. Only a privileged few, though, will get to view the 500million-euro (£430million/$600million) boat … Read more

New Mario Kart-style augmented reality karting experience gears up for opening this August in London

Ready player one? UK-first Mario Kart-style augmented reality karting experience gears up for opening Chaos Karts intends to make you feel like you’re inside a racing video game  Players will drive physical karts at speeds of up to 20 miles per hour  Imaginative circuits are beamed into the race space by projectors By Sarah Holt … Read more

Mesmerising photos by Albert Dros show how magical the Netherlands can be in spring

Spring has always been a popular time to visit Holland and a stunning new set of photographs by Dutch snapper Albert Dros confirms why.  Entitled ‘Magical Spring in The Netherlands’, the collection showcases showstopping images of Holland’s famous tulip fields alongside shots of wildlife, wildflower-filled forests and windmills shot in the hazy spring light. Dros … Read more

Man reveals how being called Sherlock Holmes comes with perks, especially in the world of travel

You don’t have to be a detective to work out that being called Sherlock Holmes would get you some attention. An entrepreneur from Florida named after the world-famous sleuth divulged to MailOnline Travel the effect the moniker has had on his life and confirmed that this is indeed the case. But the 55-year-old – whose … Read more