Airbnb cancels thousands of bookings in Japan after law change

Travelling to Japan in June? If you’ve made a booking with Airbnb, you may have to find alternative accommodation. The online home-sharing giant has had to cancel thousands of reservations after Japan’s government put in place a new law around home-sharing. The law regulates Airbnb’s most popular destination market in the Asia Pacific region. Airbnb …

Aspire opens first Irish airport lounge

Aspire has opened its first airport lounge in the Republic of Ireland and the group’s 31st facility worldwide, with a new 80-capacity lounge at Cork airport. Facilities include dedicated zones for business, dining and relaxing, tableside charging, and complimentary food, drinks and newspapers. The food menu features “Best of Irish” choices including Clonakilty black and white …