Rolls-Royce climbs as aviation stocks rally in London

(Editor’s note: This item was released by MarketWatch between 5:31 p.m. ET on October 5th and 11:40 a.m. ET on October 6th, but wasn’t published at that time due to technical issues.)


By Steve Goldstein

The hard-hit aviation sector was in demand on the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday, as investors rotated into the losers and out of the winners of the year.

Rolls-Royce shares jumped 12%, a day after the company announced a GBP1 billion ($1.3 billion) convertible bond offering. It also won a contract in India to use its engines to power a gas-based power plant. Rolls-Royce stock has nonetheless lost 81% this year.

“Investors seem heartened that this could be the start of a long slow turnaround for Rolls-Royce, given the devastating impact the collapse in international travel had on its core aircraft engine manufacturing business,” said Susannah Streeter, senior investment and markets analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown.

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London Marathon 2020 – What Was It Like Inside the Bubble?

The easy option was to quit, to throw this year’s London Marathon into the garbage, and start looking ahead to 2021. It’s what most World Marathon Majors did—and who could blame them, given the global pandemic?

Seven months ago, the Tokyo Marathon hosted an elite-only race on March 1. Ten days after that race, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. For many months, the world’s best marathoners saw few competitive lights on the horizon.

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Staging an event of this magnitude long seemed an impossible dream. For athletes, agents, and organizers, there were so many hoops to jump through, so many headaches to deal with.

And even if the marathon existed, who would be willing to travel?

The London Marathon organizers decided to find out. In June and July, they reached out to agents

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UK holidays: A guide to the Cotswolds – ‘Picture perfect’ and just hours outside of London | Activity Holidays | Travel

The Cotswolds, which are located in southwest England near Oxford, are a perfect location for a staycation. The region is comprised of rolling hills, meadows and idyllic villages that showcase the beauty of the British countryside. The area, which was also recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1966, covers over 700 square miles.

So whether you’re in Somerset or Gloucestershire, the beautiful Cotswolds are never too far away.

Just hours outside of major cities such as London, Manchester and Oxford, the Cotswolds are the perfect getaway from the bustling city.

If rural landscapes, wild countryside, historic villages and stately homes sound like the perfect holiday, then look no further.

Founder and CEO of Unique Cotswold Cottages Amanda Brahams spoke exclusively to about her business and everything that the Cotswolds has to offer.

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“Many of

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Thai Airways to Operate Flights to Copenhagen, Hong Kong, London, Stockholm and Taipei in October

Thai Airways has confirmed that it will operate 15
flights to Copenhagen, Hong Kong, London, Stockholm and Taipei
next month.

The flights will operate as follows:

– Flight TG916 between Bangkok and London Heathrow
on 4, 11, and 18 October 2020 will depart from Bangkok at 12:50
and arrive in London at 19:10. A flight on 25 October 2020 will
depart from Bangkok at 13:20 and arrive in London at 19:35.

– Flight TG950 between Bangkok and Copenhagen on 4, 11, 18
October 2020 will depart from Bangkok at 06:50 and arrive in
Copenhagen at 13:05. A on 25
October 2020 will depart from Bangkok at 06:50 and arrive in
Copenhagen at 12:35.

– Flight TG960 between Bangkok and Stockholm on 14 October
2020 will depart from Bangkok at 07:05 and arrive in
Stockholm at 13:10.

– Flight TG638 between Bangkok and Hong Kong on 21 October
2020 will depart

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20 of the best luxury spa breaks in the UK: From London hotels to the Cotswolds

Eastwell Manor, Champneys Hotel and Spa

You can’t go wrong with a weekend getaway to Eastwell Manor, located in the breathtaking English countryside. Not only are the rooms and suites spacious, but the elegant décor and luxurious furnishings promise to give you a good night’s sleep. The Champneys spa also offers a wide range of health and beauty treatments, including massages and facials that you could enjoy as part of a relaxing spa day or treat yourself to a relaxing weekend break. You’ll be able to make use of the facilities such as a 3000 square foot gym, all-weather tennis court, golf course, indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, steam room and sauna! Once you’ve worked up an appetite you can treat yourself to a range of dining options, which use fresh local and seasonal ingredients to celebrate British heritage with an international influence. Work off your meal by exploring

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Travel from India to London … on a bus

Although the current health situation still drastically limits travel between countries, many of which still apply entry restrictions, this has not prevented an Indian tour operator from scheduling the launch of a most out-of-the-ordinary bus route in May 2021: the route will link Delhi, India to London, Britain.

These last few months have been more than frustrating for globetrotters with countless closed borders, making it impossible to satisfy one’s wanderlust.

But if all goes well in 2021, you could make up for lost time by boarding what is already being called the longest bus route in the world.

Indian tour operator Adventures Overland plans to take travellers 20,000km on a dedicated bus, which will cross no fewer than 18 countries in 70 days, to reach London. The car will then depart in the other direction.

Based on the same principle as the tourist buses that allow visitors to visit different

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The future of travel | London Business School

Precedents to Covid

“There’s going to be all sorts of changes that are here with us forever. The added security that was introduced after 9/11 has been there ever since. We expect now to be looking at the liquids we put in the bags. We expect to be going through the x-ray machines. They’re here, we’re not going to change them.

“This is a bigger hit but it’ll be the similar: there’ll be lots of changes, we don’t even know yet what they really are. I suspect we’re going to be asked to prove our health before we get on the flight.

“There are other parallels. It is easy to forget that in Britain, there was the mad cow disease phase which really shut down travel in Britain. At that time, I was involved with Youth Hostel Association and lot of youth hostels around Britain were shut because you couldn’t

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