Nestled on 1,000 acres of undulating Irish countryside, dotted with ancient woodlands and glittering lakes, Castle Leslie Estate is one of the last great Irish estates still in the hands of its founding family. Located in Glaslough, Monaghan, and considered to be one of the finest castles Ireland has to offer, Castle Leslie Estate is […]
Crete, the largest island in Greece and the fifth in Mediterranean Sea, is also the most fascinating one. With a remarkable history which the traveler can admire all over the island, from the ruins of the Minoan Palace of Knossos to the Venetian fortress of Rethymo, Crete is renowned for its natural beauty, diverse landscape and fertile valleys and rich gastronomic culture. Crete simply has it all!
30 October 2013, Czech Republic – Inspiration, Education and Networking – under this motto today in Prague starts the 2nd Edition of the most important East European event in the hospitality industry: Hospitality E-Commerce & Revenue Management Conference, organized by Dotcomhotel.eu. Aimed at independent hotel owners, the dotcomhotel Hospitality E-Commerce & Revenue Management Conference will […]
The 2013 Tourism Advertising Campaign from the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic hopes to boost tourist numbers to the country in 2014. The campaign, an extension of the previous “Has it All” initiative, introduces ads for popular destinations like Puerto Plata, La Romana, Samana, Santo Domingo and Punta Cana. The campaign was developed […]
AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Joseph McCormick warned that moisture from Tropical Storm Octave has the potential to enhance rainfall that already caused flooding Sunday in parts of Texas. Meteorologists warned that rainfall could cause flooding in more parts of the state. The storm is already bringing high surf and rip currents in Mexico, especially in the proximity […]
It seems like coffee is really important for global travelers, or at least that’s what a survey conducted by Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts found out. 53% of the queried people said that coffee is their preferred wake up call, and not sex. 54% of the respondents sad that they are preparing this brew at […]
Aiming to lure more and more tourists to the country, Iceland just launched a new promotional campaign called ‘Share the Secret’. This is a new campaign by Inspired by Iceland, which aims to showcase local attractions and beautiful places known by locals. Local residents are encouraged to share their secrets, their special places, and all other […]
IAVRA, a b2b vacation rental platform for the travel trade Argo covered earlier this year, has just released a new vacation rental survey showing the US as the most desirable rental locale. Polling the platform’s 1000 plus travel agents, IAVRA was able to pinpoint the most requested holiday rentals worldwide.
The 45th edition of the Voll-Damm International Jazz Festival of Barcelona will start on October 19th and last until December 1st. The organizers already announced some of the guests of this year’s edition of the festival. Chucho Valdes and his Afro-Cuban Messengers will return to Barcelona to perform at Palau de la Musica on October […]
Autumn is a lovely season and, I have to admit, very dear to me (I was born in November, I got married in September, you get the idea). Since it is the harvest season, Autumn bears significant importance for people all over the world, and is celebrated in unique ways everywhere you go. For instance, […]
Back in the early days, people based their lives around the sun and the moon. Their cycles guided them throughout the year, and were considered important for agriculture, and other activities. Today, we have a lot of technical equipment replacing lunar and sun calendars, but the stars, the moon and the sun still fascinate us […]
Halloween is just around the corner and special events to mark this yearly holiday are starting to be announced. Great America Halloween Haunt will open on September 27, and guests will enjoy a good scare Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until Oct. 27 from 7PM to midnight, every evening with shows. Two new sinister mazes will […]
The Roundtable Tübingen Duck Race 2013, an event that has become a tradition already, takes place this year on October 5th. Rubber ducks races fans are awaited at the start point on Avenue bridge at the upper end of the Neckar Island starting 14.00. As mentioned, the ducks aren’t real, but made of rubber. However, […]
“The Oscars of the Travel Industry”, as the World Travel Awards are also known, announced the Europe winners in a gala ceremony held in Antalya, Turkey. As expected, famous brands such as Hilton, Lufthansa, Cornelia, Mantis, Intercontinental, Avis and others are among the winners. Hilton received Leading Hotel awards Europe-wide, while Forte Village Resort Sardinia […]