Berlin startup GetYourGuide floats an 80 million euro line of credit financing to help the company stay afloat. What does it mean?
A WTTC Report Says 174m Travel & Tourism Jobs May Fall to COVID-19
According to recent data from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) as many as 174 million jobs in the tourism sector will be lost this year on account of the negative effects of the coronavirus outbreak.
TUI Temporarily Quits Operations Over COVID-19 Pandemic
TUI has temporarily suspended most of its travel operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Company spokespersons say the move is a “compliance” and “industry adjustment” move. The news comes as the whole industry is in a state of shock as to “next moves.” TUI is on a shortlist of companies investing gurus say may be […]
Azerbaijan Picked “Best Excursion Tourism Destination”
Azerbaijan has won the “Best Excursion Destination” award from the National Geographic Traveler Awards 2019.
Traveling the World for A Year – “What If?”
Did you ever wonder; “What would it be like just to travel the world?” Well, what if you found out it would not actually cost so much to travel around the world in a year? The infographic below aims to show just how economical your dream trip round Earth could be.
Mydestination’s Biggest Baddest Bucket List Contest
If you have not already entered, Mydestintion’s mega Bucket List competition is out of this world winnings wise. For those who dreamed of the Galapagos AND Paris adventures AND exploring the Mayan ruins of the Yucatan, Mydestination.com shows you how with an all expense paid, 6 month journey of a lifetime.
Argo App Test: HIP Hotels HIP Guide
First thing this #TT Travel Tuesday a Tweet from Hip Hotels mentioning their smartphone app put me in testing mode. So, without further eloquence (not much anyways), the HIP Hotels HIP Guide download to doing Hip Hotels.
Travel IQ Quiz: Are You Ready for Vacation?
Ready to test your vacationability quotient? Okay, maybe you don’t have to be a professor of geography to take a trip, but tweaking your sense of wonder and place is not a bad idea, is it? We started a series of fun questionaires last week, and thought this week’s contingent should be a little more challenging.
Global Online Travel Market Snapshot
yStats.com, the secondary market research firm established in Hamburg, Germany, has recently launched its “Global Online Travel Report 2012” – an objective analysis of the International travel market, based on statistics, business reports, journals, company registries and new portals.
East Europe – Far East Drive World Travel
As Western Europe struggles under the weight of its debt and the Arab Spring continues to rumble on to an uncertain future, travel groups are turning to Eastern Europe and the Far East as they look to bring some cheer into 2012.
Malta New Year Celebrations – What You’re Missing
With a wide selection of beaches and amazing hotels on the historically rich islands, you can easily spend a week in paradise but it’s really the New Year Celebrations that people travel to the islands of Malta for at this time of year.
Kuoni’s Ananea: Much More Than Eco Friendly, Unforgettable
Zurich based Kuoni Group announces their latest initiative, environmentally aware travel. The Switzerland travel company Alfred Kuoni began back in 1906, has grown to be a leader where innovation, and the term “best” suits guests. With branch operations in over 30 countries about the globe, Kuoni is known for their specialization, but the company probably should be more popular with the mainstream, here’s why.
Fund for Teachers – Connecting Teachers & Students This Summer
In rather uplifting news from the realm of education, some 430 teachers will be striking out on an expedition around the world this Summer. The teachers will embark on a 7 Continent odyssey with over $1.7M in Fund for Teachers grants.
TripIt Cashes In Big Time
Travel startup TripIt cashes in for an estimated $120 million after only 5 years of development and customer building. Concur is said to have acquired the Web’s most utilized business travel planning tool for cash and stocks. As for the future of TripIt, Concur has not released a statement as of yet.
Welcome to Russia Joins Forces With ASTA
Welcome to Russia joins the elite list of travel companies belonging to the ASTA. According to this latest news, Russia’s leading conduit for travel support joins the world’s largest travel agent association. Russia is set to engage travel and tourism on an unprecedented level.