From rail operators to online travel agents and multimodal marketplaces for train tickets, firms are gearing up for rapid growth “Rail is ready for an online revolution, and we’re ready to be a part of it. Rail’s shift online is one of the fastest growing areas of innovation in the $1.3 trillion travel market, and SilverRail is […]
In what is said to be a first in Asia, an Indian start up is looking to target the business segment with flexible check-in times at hotels, but not just any hotel! Sally White reports Asia’s business travellers place the greatest importance on one preference: convenience. To them it is more important than service or […]
Pamela Whitby caught up with Trainline’s chief operating officer who has been ramping up international expansion in a business that already has scale What Trainline would really like to do is connect every rail operator in the world, so it becomes the platform of choice for people planning to take the train. That is, of […]
There has been plenty of hype around blockchain, the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, but the application for travel is gathering momentum When the head honcho of the largest leisure, travel and tourism company in the world comes out saying that he is betting on blockchain, it seems that the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies […]
Glacier create aShare this page on: Looking for a better way to spend your winter instead of staying inside all season long binge-watching Netflix? No offense to the binge-watchers out there—it certainly has its time and place! But after awhile, don’t you crave something a little more… adventurous? Sure, you could travel to the beaches […]
The market for holiday lets is booming and the provision of ‘perks in every city’ could be a winning card Parker Stanberry, CEO of vacation rentals firm Oasis, could be on to something. “We’re supplementing the accommodation piece with everything you would expect from a hotel,” explains Stanberry, who likes to refer to the company […]
In his article we take a look at how Hostelworld has continued to boost investments in technology to meet the needs of travellers ditching the 9-5. Right on timing, products and prices – that is Hostelworld’s story. Numbers in its latest survey, out in mid-July, on US travel shows the trends going its way. More and more […]
In this aricle we take a look at the best places to visit in Europe, and the European destinations we have selected might surprise you. Rather than simply rhyming off your typical tourist hotspots—the Londons, Barcelonas and Parises of the world—they’ve dug deeper to give some truly unique recommendations. Here’s my take on their top […]
Following on from his article on July 13, Tom Bacon now ponders whether airlines need dedicated product managers to grow ancillary revenues Most airlines think geographically. Sales, revenue management and marketing are each organised around regions. In fact, often the commercial functions are organised like the airport folks who man flights into and out of […]
Ryanair says it could cut fares by as much as 9% on some routes as competition in the airline industry intensifies in the next few months.
The warning from Europe’s largest carrier by passenger numbers follows similar comments about price pressures from Ryanair’s rivals in recent weeks.
Competition was growing
In this article I do a Review Of The Kingsley Thistle Hotel Holborn
I and my family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Thistle Holborn, we booked a suite within the hotel and the room itself was very spacious and very nicely furnished. The staff were very polite and helpful and always served us with respect and dignity and provided us with excellent information about London. On arrival we checked in to our room and found it to exceed our expectations, there were also kid packs provided by the hotel for our children which included activity books and cuddly toys.
The question is why do we spend money on holidays.According to Google Trends, the country that is most interested in finding out where to travel is Singapore, followed by Australia. Over the past 5 years, the phrase “where to travel” has gone up in popularity meaning more people are wanting to travel. A study from US News & World report states that the top 4 countries to visit are Rome, London, Paris, and New York City. Why do we travel? Regardless of the cost of traveling, we tend to find out a powerful meaning to get away for a couple of weeks on a tropical island or a hot destination, despite the fact our bank accounts might not like it.
In this article we take a look at the Top 10 Holiday Destinations In 2017 According To Google Trends. There are some incredibly beautiful continents throughout the globe and I hope that you enjoy reading this article and that it inspires you to explore some of them.
Share this page on: “Am I too out-of-shape for an adventure trip?” It’s the number-one question we’re asked by so many travellers inquiring about our trips. It’s the nagging worry that especially keeps 50+ adventurers from taking the plunge on the vacation of their dreams – and that’s a shame, because anyone who loves the […]
Share this page on: Hiking up Siberia Valley in Mt Aspiring National Park The team here at Active Adventures are an outdoorsy bunch. Every weekend you’ll find a handful of us out there in the hills, or on the rivers, getting stuck in to New Zealand in all its natural beauty. One of our favourite […]
Share this page on: The crew from Andrea’s ‘Kiwi’ trip celebrating at Braemar Station. Over the last twenty years or so we’ve been honing our skills in adventure travel. We started with a group of three guests on a trip around New Zealand’s South Island in 1996, and have progressed to taking groups to nine […]
Share this page on: Whether you’ve arrived into Milford Sound under your own steam via the Milford Track, or ridden the exciting 950m (3100ft) final descent from the Homer Tunnel to sea level by bus, we’re sure you’ll agree it is a magical place. The scale of the granite mountain faces, the flooded glacial valleys, […]
Share this page on: Archaeological evidence uncovered around the site suggests that the area was first used for agricultural purposes back in 760 B.C. The war of Vilcambamba Pachacutec in 1440 established the first settlement at the site. It was called the Tahuantinsuyo Empire which was later followed by the formation of the government of Manco Capac. It is thought […]
Share this page on: 1. Longitude and Latitude Machu Picchu Machu Picchu’s geographical position is 13.1631° S, 72.5450° W. It’s located 74.7 kilometres (46.4 miles) from Cusco. See How To Get To Machu Picchu 2. Size of Machu Picchu The Machu Picchu Inca Ruins cover an area of one square mile. The area of the […]
Share this page on: Happy New Year everybody! We love this annual photography competition – every year we gather around a couple of big screens and let the imagery soak in, over a hot cuppa. It’s truly inspiring to see the adventures and creativity from all our travellers. And it’s safe to say, debates ensue […]