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Best places in Europe to visit: A modern-day Grand Tour

(CNN) — The Grand Tour was a right of passage for men and women of certain wealth and status in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, taking in the best Europe had to offer.
And with cheap flights, high speed rail connections and plenty of spectacula…

Graduate Turned Away From Holiday Inn Express Because Staff Thought She Was A Romanian Prostitute

A student was turned away by the Holiday Inn Express because staff thought she was a Romanian prostitute, it has emerged.

The hotel chain has apologised “profusely” after 22-year-old Alecsandra Puflea tried to check in to a room in Hull with her boyfriend earlier this month.

Puflea outside the Holiday Inn hotel where she was refused accommodation The Hull University graduate had booked the room online, but upon arrival was reportedly told by a receptionist: “I’m sorry, but we don’t accept Romanians.” According to the Hull Daily Mail, 1 the hotel had introduced a policy of screening guests they suspect of engaging in illegal activity after other Romanian women were caught using the rooms for prostitution