IN HOW MANY PLACES can you see wild monkeys and tropical birds on a walk from your room to the dining area? On how many hikes can you spot a sloth and a blue morpho butterfly before your first sip of water? In the wildlife-packed Osa Peninsula region of Costa Rica, the animals in a square kilometer can outnumber the tourists visiting the entire region.
Without a doubt, the pandemic changed the role of airports in the travel industry. Hamad International Airport’s role evolved in many ways since the pandemic hit. Now, more than ever, airports are responsible for creating a secure passenger experience. As the gateway to Qatar and the world, the safety and wellbeing of staff and passengers has always been at the core of Hamad International Airport’s strategy.
MEXICO CITY HAS SELDOM SEEN the travel press limelight like its North American counterparts of Toronto and Washington, D.C., but the rest of the continent finally seems to be waking up to its wealth of reasons to visit. Despite claiming the largest number of museums in the world and housing great cultural institutions, it took Mexico City a long time to get the respect it deserves — partly because it’s had to overcome so many obstacles … the latest, a major earthquake that hit in 2017.