The world wants tourism to be what it was before the pandemic, but there’s no indication thins will ever return to what the world thought was “normal”.
The European Union May Ban American Travelers This Summer
As Europe’s touristic destinations open their borders for travelers from July 1st, EU regulators mull over banning American travelers.
So Far, Science Says Summer Heat is Only a Secondary Coronavirus Spread Inhibitor
A Princeton study shows a slight correlation between climate and the coronavirus. Researchers say heat and humidity secondary inhibitors.
EU Plan Leaves Saving Summer Vacations to the Member States
The EU has published key guidelines to help member states save summer vacations, but most feel they’ve been left to their own devices.
Greeks Eager for Summer Breaks When COVID-19 Restrictions Pass
A survey this week tells of Greeks anxious to take their Summer vacations as soon as the COVID-19 Coronavirus restrictions are lifted.
easyJet Launches New Flexible Holiday Business with Handpicked Hotels
easyJet has announced a new holiday business which offers great-value holidays to handpicked hotels across Europe.
IAVRA acquired by MetaMarketplace
MetaMarketplace, a travel technology company, has announced having acquired B2B vacation rental platform IAVRA via its parent Demeure Operating Company. Now one of the world’s most innovative digital vacation connects is powered by a leading commerce technology company.
Vacation Home Rentals Now Part of TripAdvisor
Vacation Home Rentals has been acquired by TripAdvisor. The Massachusetts vacation rental service’s more than 14,000 properties worldwide become part of the current expansion by the world’s most prolific online travel review site.
Four Family Friendly Beach Vacation Stays in Europe
Europe is such a vacation surprise, especially for families. The dual benefit of experiencing history, new cultures, memorable or even forgotten places, and especially world famous sun worshiping destinations, this all makes the “old continent” an everlasting touristic wonder. This week we focus on Europe stays you may not have heard of, but places you’ll never forget once you visit. Here’s four kid friendly hotels choices to investigate this summer.
IAVRA Vacation Inquiries Point to World Cup 2014
Leading B2B vacation rental platform IAVRA has just announced latest reported inquiries for the coming World Cup 2014 and seasonal rental trends. According to the company chalets and city apartments top the list for Brazil, while a surge in Christmas inquiries show prominence with IAVRA agents.
US Vacation Rentals Most Wanted – IAVRA Study
IAVRA, a b2b vacation rental platform for the travel trade Argo covered earlier this year, has just released a new vacation rental survey showing the US as the most desirable rental locale. Polling the platform’s 1000 plus travel agents, IAVRA was able to pinpoint the most requested holiday rentals worldwide.
#Travel Tuesday Tips on Travel Tech: Don’t Cry for Expedia
Reading news in travel technology this morning any interested party might be a bit confused over all the smoke signals going out from online players. The New York Times suggests simply “Fewer, Bigger Travel Sites”, Expedia stocks are down on the one hand, and their mobile app is revamped a superhuman helper on the other. Meanwhile a startup called Bookt LLC takes a shot at Airbnb.com and vacations. I guess the good news is, travel technology is really still alive and doing well.
Trustedhousesitters.com – Well Deserving of Your Attention
If you ever dreamed of visiting far off places, and staying in a home away from home, Trustedhousesitters is just the ticket. Likewise, if you need someone you can trust to take care of your house while you are away, and maybe even your pets, then this service makes all the sense in the world.
The 5 Best Cities in Eastern Europe to Visit this Summer
Eastern Europe is full of amazing countries – each with their own unique identity and culture. It is a great place to visit because the exchange rate is low in addition to the already cheaper standard of living. Simply put, traveling to Eastern Europe means that you will get an amazing opportunity to experience different cultures on a budget this summer.
5 Reasons to Holiday in Greece: A Photo Journey
Our guest author, Laura Cole, takes you in a virtual (and visual) journey through five of the most iconic destinations in Greece: Myrtos Beach; breathtaking Santorini; Icaria; Athens and Thessaloniki.