Fosun’s £750m rescue plan for Thomas Cook

Chinese conglomerate Fosun has offered a £750m rescue package which put them in control of the 178-year-old tour operator, but will most likely wipe out existing shareholders. Shares plunged 60 per cent after Thomas Cook revealed plans to restructure its business while bonds rallied as investors began negotiations over a deal to swap debt  for…

Sony World Photography Awarding hotting up

Several budding and professional photographers are vying to win the Sony World Photography Awards 2019, as the deadline for submissions are drawing closer ( January 4, 2019) and competition organisers have revealed some of the most eye-catching snaps entered till now. There are ten categories in the competition including architecture, landscape, portraiture, wildlife and travel.…

Lihou Island is seeking a new janitor

Lihou Island surrounded by the Atlantic ocean, about 500m off the west coast of Guernsey, owned by the States of Guernsey, is seeking a janitor to maintain and run the island’s only house and natural swimming pool and the nature reserve’s wildlife. They are offering the successful candidate a tractor for a company car and…

Kodagu the most affluent hill station in South India

Kodagu also called Coorg is district in Karnataka State in South India, known for its hospitality and beautiful and colourful scenery,  thick wooded slopes, quaint villages and endless mountain ranges. The nearest railway station is Mysore about 100kms away and one has to travel by bus which takes about 4-5 hours on a rough winding…

Shooting star from heaven

  “I took New York life like a star shooting through the heavens” Bill Cunningham, a highly respected New York Times fashion photographer and critic’s  memoir discovered among the possessions reveals a life of live of beauty and exceptional surfaces. Cunningham’s early career as a milliner, Fashion climbing throws light into how its author rose…

Amazing gazing monkeys image wins top Wild Life Photography award

WPY is one of the most prestigious competitions in world photography, started in 1964, the competition is now organised by London’s Natural History Museum. Two snub-nosed monkeys resting on a stone staring intently into the wild, is the image captured by Marsel van Oosten in China’s Oinling Mountains has won the overall winner of the…

Kerala Tourism branding in London

London Double-decker buses, operating from five depots have on display he picturesque Kerala backwaters and their famous houseboats on one side and kathakali traditional Kerala dance on the other. The wrap titled # Go Kerala provides the official website link www.keralatourism.org.tourism. What to do and where to eat and stay when visiting God’s own country…

Aurora Space hotel in 2021

The proposed interactive Hotel at Aurora Station, expected to launch in 2021, the world’s first luxury space hotel will orbit the Earth every 90 minutes. Guests at the hotel will witness 16 sunrises and sunsets in 24 hours, and will cost them $9.5million for a 120-day stay. Guests can also participate in scientific research experiments…

The town inside a meteorite crater walls filled with diamonds

People who settled in Nordlingen,  in the Donau-Ries district in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany,  with a population of 19,000,  thought they were living in a volcanic crater. The gothic church tower in Nordlingen, the worn stone steps  and well preserved medical walls and  covered with parapet paths appear to reflect sunlight. The city centre is anchored…

Little Venice Canal Cavalcade 2016

May bank holiday weekend marks the annual gathering of water lovers and decorated canal boats at the pretty waterways of Little Venice organized by the Inland Waterways Association. There are over 135 canal boats moored along the stretch of the Grand Union Canal between Warwick Avenue, Warwick Crescent and the Bloomfield Road for the Canalway…