Billionaire escape guide this summer
T.His summer superyacht showdown got off to an early start in Ibiza with several high-profile billionaires, including Jeff Bezos and David Geffen, before setting off to explore the rest of the Mediterranean, though most of the traffic anchored around the islands of Greece and Italy. This year, Russia’s traditional oligarch yachts are gone, replaced by celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Beyoncé on board. From Capri to St. Tropez, here are this summer’s hottest millionaire getaways.
What will the future of business class look like?
The aviation industry recently gave a glimpse into the future of air travel at the Aircraft Interiors Exhibition in Hamburg, Germany, and the Paris Air Show. Based on the new products announced this year, it’s clear that first class will be phased out and business class will be upgraded. In addition to its focus on sustainability, new innovations include convertible seats that can accommodate passengers in power wheelchairs and new seats that enable airlines to convert cabins from premium economy/regional business class to long-haul flatbed suites. solutions and so on. .
Behind the Bali Tourism Boom: Things to Know Before You Go
Bali is enjoying a post-pandemic tourism boom. New hotels are opening, visitors are nearing record levels and prices are rising rapidly. So what do you need to know when visiting Bali now? How do you plan the perfect Bali trip? I’m here.
Since February, processing times for US passports have increased by several weeks. According to the US Department of State’s Consular Service, it currently takes 10 to 13 weeks for normal passport processing and 7 to 9 weeks for emergency services. This does not include the “mail send time” of both ends. This is a euphemism to mean that your application could possibly be sitting on someone’s desk. Luckily, Forbes travel writer Suzanne Rowan Kelleher has a smart guide on how to get a passport faster, even if it costs money.
Own a lighthouse for just $10,000
You don’t have to be Virginia Woolf to dream of owning a lighthouse. And now we can actually make it happen. The U.S. government sells lighthouses across the country for as little as $10,000 and gives them away to nonprofits for free. It is part of a program run by the General Services Administration (GSA), the government department that manages and sells all federal property, from real estate to automobiles. “It’s exciting to have so many opportunities for Americans and communities to take ownership of these iconic landmarks this year,” said John Kerry, director of the GSA Disposal Authority. told Forbes magazine contributor Laura Begley Bloom. “We want to find suitable homes for these 10 of her lighthouses.”