Skift Global Forum will be the best creative brainfood for the year.
Since forever I’ve advised my clients to make the best use of images and video, of media that will capture the imagination of potential clients. It’s 2017 and many have still not grasped the simplest concept, that a captive audience travels on the visual. As a wordsmith and someone who enjoys telling a story, using Instagram as a story place marker helps me convey the reality of a place and experience. Let me show you how to use Instagram mixed with a contextual storyline.
This morning I was reading a report on Ekathimerini about relative hotel stay value in Greece, when I recalled a personal “economic parallax” we ran into last year. While generalizations and statistics can help travelers to narrow their holiday choices, it pays to dig deeper than the media “suggestion box” if you want real deals. Here’s a look at the Ekathimerini comparative, in contrast with what a simple Airbnb hunt can provide.
Being destined to one week “only” on Crete is something like passing through heaven on your way to anywhere else. This arid, sunny, and friendly paradise in the eastern Mediterranean is a place people go to, and then never leave. For couples and singles, hitting a good many high spots might be feasible, but for a small family the itinerary must be crisp, tailored, and the traveler must take a lot into consideration. Here’s a suggested week long stay, an introduction to one of the world’s most fabulous getaways.
The Minoan Group has a clear runway to develop a €250 million euro resort near Sitia in the Lasithi prefecture of Crete. A court ruling over the controversial resort development known as the Itanos Gaia Project opens the door for Minoan.
Ploieşti, the county seat of Prahova County in Wallachia, Romania, will celebrate 420 years since it was historically mentioned in documents during the reign of Michael the Brave, Prince of Wallachia.
If you are a travel writer, you are in a very lucrative business. Chances are you already have a popular blog, and you are making a name for yourself by participating in travel contests, guest blogging, or simply by grabbing the best travel writing gigs in your niche. Are you ready for more?
Borjomi has always attracted adventure travelers. It has tranquil surroundings perfect for long hikes, but it’s even more appealing for white-water rafting.
We Do Local is a Cretan initiative to promote sustainable businesses on the island. They have a strong focus on hospitality and gastronomy, but they also promote local culture.
Summer is here and the long Winter snow has melted has run down to the azure seas of the world. Now it’s time for bikinis and sexy Summer fun.
Lonely Planet has released its Best in Europe 2017 top 10 and Eastern Europe counts no less than 4 destinations on this prestigious list: Zagreb in Croatia, Northern Montenegro, Moldova, and Pafos in Cyprus.
A report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the European Commission found that over 85% of the bathing water sites monitored across Europe in 2016 meet the most stringent quality standards.