This week the European Tourism Manifesto alliance, a group of more than 60 public and private travel and tourism organizations, has launched a COVID-19 awareness campaign tagged #Tourism4Recovery. The campaign is intended to inform on the impacts of the pandemic, while at the same time laying the groundwork for sustainable investment. The plan, which was published last month, […]
ACI EUROPE Releases Report on Vanishing Air Connectivity in Europe.
An ACI EUROPE reveals a systemic collapse of the aviation network and air connectivity due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Study Shows Europe Travel B2C Uptrend
Just released, the “Europe B2C E-Commerce Report 2012” reveals the sector commercial trends in Europe . Performed by Hamburg-based research company yStats.com, the report encompasses data from some 35 countries across the region.
EuropeTravel Launches New Social Networking Travel Portal
The unveiling of the dynamic new addition to the internet travel community was announced today, as the EuropeTravel.net portal finally went live. EuropeTravel is a unique social network community geared towards European travel, with the stated goal of bringing together travel companies, tour operators and travelers to engage in information sharing for all 55 European nations.
Britain’s PM Uses Online Booking: Well Maybe
It should come as no real surprise that Britain’s Prime Minister, David Cameron, gets his vacation deals via the Internet too. According to the news from Travelmatch and the Daily Mail, Cameron’s booked a luxurious villa in Italy via the online travel portal. He and his family will be headed out on vacation via budget airline, the whole shebang, just like you or I. Well, almost – read on.
Soundwave Croatia 2011 – Not Like Any Other
Soundwave Croatia 2011 kicks off next weekend. Described as “the perfect music festival” by many, this Croatian all weekend party is not your ordinary jam packed beach event. It’s a closely jam packed excitement and relaxation break for music lovers.
Rick Steves Android App “Localizes” Europe Travelers
European travel guru Rich Steves has just announced the release of his new Android app, Rick Steves’ Audio Europe. For a heightened sightseeing experience, for destinations across Europe, Steves has created a groundbreaking new tool. Audio Europe is another piece in the perfect mobile travel toolbox.
Opodo Deal Worth Over Half a Billion
Just about every news outlet in Europe is all a buzz about private equity firm Axa, and Permira headed for a deal to buy Amadeus’ Opodo. The OTA started in Germany in 2001, if the deal goes through as suggested, will be worth between $500 and $700 million. An unnamed source at Amadeus IT Holding SA told Reuters the sketch details of the negotiations.
Move Over TripIt Movolo Is On the Move
A Latvian travel startup called Movolo may have hit on the future of online travel booking. Simplicity on top of trust will soon enable online travel companies to greatly simplify travel booking selections. With Google’s imminent entry into the online travel space, anyone should be asking; “How do we do this?” One answer may be to follow Movolo.
Four Barriers Every Traveler Abroad Faces
Language problems constitute the majority of hurdles for travel abroad as anyone would suspect. From reading a menu to finding a street, the confusion unknown languages present can be daunting to the tourist. A recent study highlights the four major hurdles travelers face, while at least one company offers some solutions.