Africa voted the most unique travel destination

American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) has recently carried out a survey which ranks Africa as the most unique destination in the world. Offering from amazing safari experiences to diverse cultures and from exotic nature to spectacular wildlife, Africa will impress even the most hardened traveler. The second place on the list of most unique travel destinations was taken by Costa Rica followed by Italy, Australia and Alaska. Destinations were rated on several criteria including…
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Malaysia Airlines extends its A380 routes

Those planning vacations to Malaysia must be happy, because yesterday a new Airbus A380 route was launched; it flies to Charles de Gaulle Airport from Paris. Paris has become the second city to be operated using the superjumbo by the Airline, with London being the first. The airline will fly daily to Paris from Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur. The upgrade means that the flight capacity will increase by 75 per cent, now being able to…
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TripAdvisor names 2013 Travelers' Choice Awards for hotels for families

231 accommodations honored worldwide based on reviews and opinions from millions who traveled with family.NEWTON, MASS. - TripAdvisor announced the winners of its 2013 Travelers' Choice Awards for Hotels for Families. This year's awards recognize a total of 231 family-friendly properties, and top accommodations were identified in 26 regions and countries across the globe, including dedicated lists for Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Caribbean, China, Europe, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, South America, South Pacific, and the…
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The 100 Venice Bridges Challenge - Getting to know Venice bridge by bridge

A project to photograph and write about one hundred picturesque bridges in Venice, all in one day. As all Venetophiles - lovers of Venice - know, this beautiful and historic city consists of myriad of small islands connected by hundreds of picturesque bridges, most of which are centuries old. Each bridge has a story to tell about its neighbourhood, its history, the people it was named after, and its architecture.Yet surprisingly little information about the…
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Torrance Marriott South Bay – Gathering Spaces Where Comfort and Style Meet

The Torrance Marriott is one of the premier hotels in the South Bay area and has carved out a unique niche in the market as the preferred corporate business location for the business traveler. It features a tremendous combination of modern, cutting edge style, gracious comfort, and genuine warmth; fusing together, in its design, the East and West, all with an unsurpassed appreciation for the art of gathering. Sense of Space and Places to Gather…
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Hyatt Releases Female Traveler Research

Guest request communication cards, a service providing frequently forgotten items and new healthy, balanced menu offerings are a sampling of new features available at Hyatt hotels and resorts around the world as a result of Hyatt's effort to listen more to guests and provide an experience tailored to their individual preferences. Globally rolled out today, each of the enhancements is based on insights from female travelers collected as part of the most extensive guest listening…
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Hoteliers spending up to three hours a week on review responses

Choice Hotels Europe, the company behind the Comfort, Quality and Clarion brands in Europe, revealed the findings of its second “European Hotelier Pulse-Check” which examined hotelier’s 2013 business imperatives, growth plans and strategies for social networking sites. As with the inaugural Pulsecheck survey conducted last year, stepping up sales and marketing activities to attract new hotel customers will remain the number one business priority for European hoteliers in 2013 and the hoteliers once again rated…
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U.S. News & World Report Announces 2013 Best Hotels Rankings

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2013 Best Hotels rankings, and a new hotel has seized the No. 1 spot on the list of the 2013 Best Hotels in the USA. Amangani in Jackson, WY is now the top-ranked hotel in the country. Out of the 1,639 U.S. luxury hotels across the United States evaluated for the 2013 rankings, 164 properties scored high enough to earn a place on the list of the…
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Enter now to WIN a Nikon D7000 Digital SLR Camera

Hello! The year 2013 has already started and it's time to start planning your next vacation. Regardless of the destination you choose, you need a good camera to capture all the great moments of your vacation: from gorgeous sunsets to wonderful sceneries and from colorful reef fish or giant sea turtles to fast-moving action, whether they’re of kids, pets or pro sports. We give you the chance to win an awesome Nikon D7000 Digital SLR…
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Marseille and Košice: European Capitals of Culture in 2013

Marseille (France) and Košice (Slovakia) are the European Capitals of Culture in 2013. The cultural programme will officially begin on 12 January in Marseille and on 19 January in Košice. Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, said: "This is the moment that Marseille and Košice have been preparing for - and waiting for - since their selection as the 2013 European Capitals of Culture. I'm sure the public will be treated…
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