Instagram is top-heavy with the world’s beautiful people, everyday folks to models. The world’s coolest and easiest app brings eyeballs together with…. Well. You are here, right? We figured a little bit of glamor globetrotting might be in order to end the weekend.
The Turkic Council for tourism will be launching a pilot program beginning in April 2017 alongside the tourist product “silk road”.
Crete is one of the most picturesque places on Earth. Argophilia Travel News carries tons of news from Greece’s biggest island, but we’ve never explored in depth the wonderful Instagram accounts from the land of the ancient Minoans. Here’s a curative for having overlooked a wonderful resource, a preview of Hersonissos 2017. Hersonissos (or Chersonissos) […]
In news from TUI Group, the company reports good financials for the start of 2017, with some loss from 2016. According to TUI, underlying EBITA rose by 17 per cent to a loss of €66.7 million in the period from October to December 2016, which was an improvement over the previous year.
According to news from the Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, the company is creating a new product for Millennials. U BY UNIWORLD, set to launch sales in March 2017 and begin sailings in early 2018.
Once Russia’s capital, St. Petersburg is a fabulous city with European flair, and a heart made of pure Russian culture. Founded by Tsar Peter the Great, St. Petersburg’s historic Baroque and neoclassical architecture the 18th and 19th centuries, has been largely preserved.
News last week that Abercrombie & Kent launched its Wings Over the Mediterranean for 2017 is a shot in the arm for small-group travel and for private charter services.
In Moscow last weekend the World Tourism Forum at the Ritz-Carlton brought together professionals of the tourism industry of Turkey, Russia and other countries, along with investors and government representatives. The big topic of discussion was Russian-Turkish tourism for the coming season, along with expectations of professionals in the industry.
Airbnb is eyeballing a deal to acquire the payment app Tilt for between $10 and $20 million. If the deal goes through it will probably amount to an employee hire and some back end tech only.
This month the world’s fifth biggest hotel group announced the world’s biggest loyalty group. The combining of Jin Jiang and Plateno Group integrating their member databases creates a loyalty program with 100 million plus members.
Greece’s tourism revenues for 2016 slumped below those of 2015 and 2014 according to figures from the Bank of Greece. Traveler spending dropped by double digits, which accounted for the losses even amidst stellar tourist arrivals.
Louvre Hotels Group, a wholly owned hospitality vertical of Jin Jiang International, and Sarovar Hotels & Resorts of India have made a joint announcement of a merger. No monetary details of the deals have been announced, but spokesmen of both the companies announced Louvre Hotels will have a commanding majority stake in Sarovar Hotels & Resorts.
The small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has been named USA TODAY’s #1 Best Boutique Cruise Line” on top of being named to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Gold List for 5th Year Running.
Ixigo, the Indian travel search service has announced buying mobile content startup Reach in order to branch out into a wider mobile commerce territory.
French automaker Renault has just acquired taxi metasearch app Karhoo, according to the news from Tnooz. In a deal undertaken by Renault’s wholly owned bank RCI, the business which acquired the assets of Karhoo from the administrators of the startup.