Balearic Islands

United Plans Largest Transatlantic Expansion in its History, Including 10 New Flights and Five New Destinations Debuting Summer 2022

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:20pm

"Our expansion offers the widest range of destinations to discover introducing new, trendy locales that our customers will love, as well as adding more flights to iconic, popular cities."

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  • "Our expansion offers the widest range of destinations to discover introducing new, trendy locales that our customers will love, as well as adding more flights to iconic, popular cities."
  • United will be the only North American carrier flying direct to Amman with service three times weekly with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.
  • Beginning May 20, United will become the only U.S. carrier to fly to Norway with flights launching between New York/Newark and Bergen.
  • In 2019, United and United Express carriers operated more than 1.7 million flights carrying more than 162 million customers.

OD Hotels Becomes the First Hotel Group to Create its Own NFT Art Collection

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 6:00am

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OD Hotels is continuing its commitment to, and passion for, art with its own NFT art collection and gallery.

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  • LONDON, Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OD Hotels is continuing its commitment to, and passion for, art with its own NFT art collection and gallery.
  • As the hotel group has grown, so has its involvement in art, with; in-hotel exhibitions, the launch of the OD Art Awards, artist interviews in its OD Mag magazine, painting workshops, live painting experiences, and now its NFT art collection.
  • OD Hotel's will continually curate its local artist collection, as well as select its favourite international artists who share the energy of the OD Hotels brand and be of interest to its guests.
  • OD Hotels is a Spanish hotel group belonging to OD Group , a tourism-oriented business group led by its CEO and founder Marc Rahola.

The 15 Best Islands in the World to Retire To--Internationalliving.com

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 6:00pm

Home to a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the islandswith over 155 miles of coastlinebenefit from warm weather year-round.

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  • Home to a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the islandswith over 155 miles of coastlinebenefit from warm weather year-round.
  • Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands, the autonomous Spanish region just off the coast of the Iberian Peninsula.
  • Known as a foodie haven, Penang's largest city, George Town, is home to eclectic architecture, a vibrant art scene, and what many call the best street food in the world.
  • Over 20 beaches dot the coastline, with many more on the 27 nearby islands that make up the Phu Quoc Archipelago.

We need a new EU strategy for Mediterranean islands to build higher resilience to health and environmental crises

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 12:05am

Francina Armengol calls on the European Commission to

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  • Francina Armengol calls on the European Commission to
    devise a new strategy that better aligns EU policies and funding mechanisms to
    the particularities of Mediterranean islands in order to build higher resilience
    to natural disasters and health crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • In the context of the European Green Deal, what issues are particularly relevant for the Mediterranean islands?
  • The majority of the EU's island inhabitants live on Mediterranean islands.
  • The exceptional richness of Mediterranean ecosystems and their particular vulnerability to socioeconomic development and climate change make the sustainable management of these islands' scarce natural resources a key challenge.
  • The Balearic Islands are a frontrunner in terms of sustainability within the Mediterranean.
  • In fact, the Parliament of the Balearic Islands last year adopted two important laws that go in that direction.
  • The Mediterranean islands are a tourist hotspot, and COVID-19 has shifted the focus from environmental sustainability to economic, social and health management issues related to the way our world functions.
  • What are your concrete proposals for the future of the Mediterranean islands, also in the context of the European Green Deal?
  • We urge the European Commission to devise a strategy for the Mediterranean islands in cooperation with Member States, Permanent Representations in Brussels and local and regional authorities.