For Americans interested in a European vacation, the recent plunge in euro value spells trip. The exchange rate today is worth just over 1.18 dollars, so travel and hospitality priced in euro offers a built in bargain.
Gazpromneft-Aero has concluded a long-term agreement for two years with airBaltic, the Latvian national airline, for refueling new scheduled flights from Riga to Moscow (Vnukovo International Airport).
TAP Portugal, the leading airline operating between Europe and Brazil, and Brazilian airline GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes, the largest low-cost airline offering the best fares in Latin America, are launching a business partnership to operate codeshare flights that will enable both airlines to offer more convenient services to their customers.
Sabre Corporation is developing travel services that work across the emerging spectrum of wearable technology including smartwatches and Google Glass, preparing for the dramatic impact wearables will have on the way consumers shop for and experience travel.
According to the news, the flights will operate three times a week, on Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturday, uitilizing the ‘Boeing 738 aircraft. In other Ryanair news, the low cost champions resumed flights between Riga-Brussels (Charleroi) and Riga-Bradford (Leeds) earlier this month. on October 26.
Russia’s biggest airline, Aeroflot has announced still more incentive to fly with them. Starting November 1, 2014 till March 31, 2015 the air carrier will have free extra baggage piece for carrying one set of skiing equipment under 23 kg. According to the press, passengers get one set of skiing equipment including one baggage piece with one pair of skis (or snowboard) […]
Sabre has just announced the addition fo HRS content, giving agents far more flexibility and choice for serving clients.
Norwegian, one of Europe’s leading budget airlines, has just announced their September passenger figures. According to their news, the airline ferried some 2.2 million passengers in September 2014, which was an increase of 16 per cent over the previous year.
Vienna’s 2020 Tourism has announced their strategy to turn over €1 Billion in the hospitality sector, plus some 18 million bed/nights by the year 2020. The Vienna Tourism Board is setting its sights high based on the news thematic, “Global.Smart.Premium” according to the news.
One of Europe’s most interesting and original tourism promotions, this year’s sixth edition or “Bartering Week” is organized annually to promote Italian B&Bs. Participants get to stay at great Italian accommodations, while paying in any way they can. Put on by www.bed-and-breakfast.it, this wonderfully unique bartering idea is inspired by the site’s virtual marketplace, which […]
Fall and winter shed a different light on the European continent and every destination. From the changing colors, to the famous Christmas markets, Eurail destinations are often best observed from a train. For customers of Eurail that are searching for warm weather destintation to get away from the snow, the company also offers discounted passes to the south of Europe.
Today low cost airline champ Ryanair has paired with Amadeus via the latter’s light tickeing technology, to offer customers more choice and value.