Russia has agreed to offer visa-free travel to Georgian citizens, to strengthen diplomatic relations with that country. However, there are some conditions.
Special festivities mark the event all over the country, most of them taking place in front of monuments, but the main site is the Shipka Pass.
News from CBS calls our attention to the fabulous and under-publicized Kotelnica Mountain of Poland. The village of Białka Tatrzańska there, once about as isolated and remote as any could imagine, now beckons skiers in search of fresh, white, powder and adrenaline. Even though the season is drawing to a close this year, it behooves the avid ski enthusiast to investigate this unsung Polish ski destination.
The new Global Hotel Exchange (GHX) hotel booking platform has demonstrated to the world its ability to seek out new friends in the highest of places, signing up none other than Donald Trump and his spectacular Trump International Beach Resort at Miami Beach.
Everyone in the business of travel distribution knows mobile is the most influential sector of the booking segment. A new report from the world’s leading travel authority, PhoCusWright, tells of mobile’s value upcoming. According to the research company bookings via mobile will exceed $8 billion in 2013 in the US alone.
In news from LOT Polish Airlines, business class airfares from New York and Chicago to some 30 destinations in Europe begin as low as $2533, according to a press release by the company.
In news from ABTA, the speaker lineup for this year’s Travel Matters Conference has been announced. Their news also confirms that John Penrose MP, Minister for Tourism and Heritage, will be among the distinguished industry figures appearing in the program.
Some good news from Travelport, clients will now be able to book rail travel on the much talked about Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV), the first Italian private high-speed railway. The strategic partnership tells of NTV distribution via Galileo-connected travel agencies in Italy and around the world.
News from London reveals CT Business Travel’s acquisition of Maidstone business Medway Travel Limited. After 8 months of research in the sector, CT Business Travel selected Medway as their logical growth opportunity.
Spotlighting yet another charming hotel this week, we turn our binoculars toward Brunswick, Maine, once a colonial shipbuilding Mecca. For accomodating the outdoors type intent on a soft bed instead of a sleeping bag there, visitors can pull up some genuine hospitality at the Parkwood Inn Magnuson Grand hotel there.
European hotels are reporting their lowest recorded prices in years. These are the findings of the trivago Hotel Price Index (tHPI) prepared each month by the hotel price comparison website www.trivago.co.uk.
If your Winter is working out anything like ours here in Germany, it’s about time for a more tropical outlook. Using Atlanta, Georgia as an example starting point, just consider what 19°F with a 23 mph wind will feel like tomorrow morning. Without spending a king’s ransom, next weekend you and a co-conspirator could be warm and toasty, having fun in Freeport in the Bahamas.
The financials are in from Expedia. According to the reports, wile quarter 4 revenue was up by 6.7% at $787.1 million compared with the previous year, expenses took their toll virtually eliminating and growth for 2011.
The Albanian centenary of independence will be marked all through the year with various events.
Most Valentine’s Day travelers plan to spend the special day, or following weekend, far from the madding crowds, in a romantic location, candlelit dinner, soft music, and end the evening with sweets and champagne. Argophilia found some of the most enticing Valentine’s Day offers for travelers.