Expedia.com announced today that travelers looking to book vacations to Europe should seriously consider a cruise.
RateGain, a company whose BrandGain innovation we just covered on Argo News, has just announced Preferred Hotel Group’s adoption of their iRate advanced intelligence tool. RateGain’s cutting edge rate shopping system, combined with the hotel groups iRate program, will afford managers real time advantage across multiple channels.
In Summer festival news from Slovenia, coming up in August, the World Rowing Championships will be hosted at Lake Bled this year. This will be the third time Slovenia’s most famous lake has hosted the prestigious event, but the first in some 22 years. The world’s greatest rowers will compete between August 28 and September 4th.
For any backpacker, experienced or not, adventuring on the Gerlach Peak without a guide is an unnecessary risk.
Travelocity announced the four grand prize winners for their recent Travel for Good® program. Over the last six months Travelocity has been looking for stories of inspiration from volunteers around the world. The four winners will each receive a $5,000 grant for a so called “volunteer vacation” – where they can offer their services in some corner of the world.
Visitors to Estonia will have a new cultural treat to enjoy, as the Festival Kihnu Sea Festivity 2011 takes the country’s fisherman’s tradition a step farther. Beginning Friday and ending on Sunday, the Kihnu Cultural Space, in connection with Kihnu Parish Government and the Kihnu Sea Society, present an inaugural festival.
Summer is music festival time across Europe, but nowhere more prominently than at Serbia’s Exit Festival. Beginning next Thursday, July 7th, through Sunday July 10th, Novi Sad, Serbia will be the center of Europe’s music universe. The biggest festival of sound in South Eastern Europe, kicks off at the wondrous Petrovaradin fortress in Novi Sad.
Balaton will host the fifth Heineken Sound Festival at Hungary’s fanciest beach, Zamárdi. The festival takes place July 7-10, 2011.
These include New York, Boston, Lahaina, Fort Worth, San Francisco, New Orleans, Washington, D.C. and South Lake Tahoe.
While in the past the site only offered cheap airline tickets, today users can also search the site for package holidays, travel tips, and travel guides.
As a response to the Royal visit, the California Travel & Tourism Commission (CTTC) introduces a new Three Days Isn’t Enough national television campaign, and sweepstakes.
Bucks County is a patriotic destination, but this doesn’t mean it is less fun than other popular 4th of July weekend destinations.
In event news from the Republic of Georgia, the fifth annual Black Sea Jazz Festival, which runs from July 19 – 24, is scheduled to kick off in the coastal city of Batumi. The event is being promoted by Eastern Promotion marketing, and some of the jazz world’s major stars are slated for the event.
In world airline news, leading edge air carrier Asia’s Singapore Airlines has just signed memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Spain’s Tourism Board. The agreement further extends what has already become an apparent initiative by the airline to not only broaden B2B connections, but to engage overall the world travel market.
The VOLT Festival (June 29 – July 2, 2011) is one of the most celebrated cultural events in Eastern Europe.