Madeira has some interesting museums. ‘Madeira Story Centre’ makes visitors experience the historic events of the island right from its volcanic origin several million years back, hydroplane landing, the times of Churchill, Napoleon and Infant D. Henrique. You get access to telescopes at the terrace. ‘Contemporary Art Museum’ is at Forte São Tiago and displays [...]
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The transfer buses that connect Heathrow’s airport terminals with the Hertz rental car depot keep arriving and departing at regular intervals. It was not always so. For years the service was both slow and chaotic, until Hertz asked the drivers for ideas on how to improve it. “We sat down and said ‘let’s question it’,” [...]
A cherry red Mini Cooper convertible enjoyed center stage at Hertz’s recent launch of a car-sharing service in New York, London and Paris — the most ambitious step yet into that market by a traditional car rental company. Like existing car-sharing companies, Hertz Global Holdings is placing cars in a variety of locations that members [...]
Car sales in Spain plummeted by 28 percent last year, the worst slump on record, manufacturers said Monday. Automobile trade association ANFAC said 1.16 million vehicles were sold in 2008, down from 1.61 million the previous year. Looking at monthly figures, the association also said sales flopped by 49.9 percent to 72,377 in December, compared [...]
Mallorca Son Sant Joan airport is located only 8 kilometres west of the capital city, Palma de Mallorca. The terminal building offers all the services of a major international airport. The airport brings about 20 million passengers every year to the island and Son Sant Joan is the the third busiest airport in Spain. The aforemetioned tourist [...]