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3 Hotels That Made My Vacations Memorable

Make your next vacation special—sometimes, it’s all about where you rest your head. In This Travel Article You Will Discover: The Importance of a Good Hotel 3 of the Best Around the World Why “Best” Doesn’t Mean “Most Expensive” I believe the right accommodation will make or break your vacation. Sometimes, the “right” accommodation is all about location—a cabin in the woods, or even a tent. But more often, it has the right mix of location, character, amenities, comfort, friendliness and… ...
Tags: Asia, Canada, Europe, Travel Advice

New Data from OTA Insight Highlights the Root Cause of Rate Parity Issues

OTA Insight, the cloud-based data intelligence platform for the hospitality industry, today announced key findings from its data-driven infographic, "The Real Rate Parity Problem No One is Talking About," along with the release of its Annual Hotel Parity Review. Findings from the first-of-its-kind infographic outline key root issues surrounding rate parity for hotels, such as wholesalers that break the chain of contracts between hotels and Online Travel Agents (OTAs) by selling discounted...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Annual Hotel Parity Review

Rick Steves gets lost in the music and grandeur of Vienna

A visit to Vienna’s Bösendorfer piano factory on his first trip to Europe inspired a special appreciation of Europe — especially Vienna — in travel expert Rick Steves.
Tags: Travel, Europe, News, Life, Vienna, Rick Steves

Underwater restaurant in Norway

The exterior may look like a scene from a disaster movie, but the 111-foot-long building half-sunken in the North Sea is actually Europe’s first underwater restaurant. Located in the region of Lindesnes, on the southern tip of Norway on the North Sea, Under, which was designed by Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta, is a unique and incredibly innovative structure. Photo: Snøhetta Built with thick and rough concrete walls to withstand the harsh sea and weather conditions, the building is me...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Norway, Underwater, North Sea, All, Snøhetta, Underwater Restaurant, Underwater Restaurants, Lindesnes, Snøhetta Built, Snøhetta Upon

Top 10 most expensive cities in the world

Ever raised an eyebrow at the price of a meal on holiday? Spare a thought for those that live there. The Economist Intelligence Unit has published its annual Worldwide Cost of Living survey and it makes for very interesting reading. The survey was created to help companies calculate cost-of-living for expatriates and business travellers. Comparing the cost of […] The post Top 10 most expensive cities in the world appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, Usa, New York, California, France, China, Singapore, Israel, Middle East, Switzerland, Denmark

Life in Paris: One Month Down

Posted: 3/21/2019 | March 21st, 2019 It’s been exactly one month since I moved to Paris. During that time, it’s been nonstop wine, cheese, brasseries, influencer meetups, fashionable social events, writer salons, museums, picnics, and late-night jazz concerts. It’s been a whirlwind of adventure and romance. Just I imagined it would be. Actually… It hasn’t been that way at all. I just made that up. Life here has been the exact opposite of that (though that kind of fabulous lifestyle does soun...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Europe, Craigslist, France, Berlin, New York City, Paris, Owen Wilson, Bangkok, Duolingo, ITB, Ducks Hostel, Don t Forget Travel Insurance Travel, Eiffel Tower Les Piaules Fantastic

AmaWaterways: 2019 Smooth Jazz Christmas Markets River Cruise

HOLIDAY JAZZ CRUISE FEATURING JAZZ TRUMPETER RICK BRAUN Join AmaWaterways on December 13, 2019, for a swingin’ Magical Christmas Markets cruise! Discover the magic of the season with AmaWaterways aboard AmaSonata during a special holiday jazz cruise featuring smooth jazz trumpeter and producer Rick Braun! Enjoy four exclusive Rick Braun Unplugged performances as you sail for 7 nights along the Danube River from Vienna, Austria to Nuremberg, Germany, exploring Europe’s spectacular Christmas mark...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, Blog, Miles Davis, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Rod Stewart, Chet Baker, Vienna Austria, Danube River, Rick, Nuremberg Germany, Clifford Brown, Freddie Hubbard, AmaWaterways

Guesty, a tech platform for property managers on Airbnb and other rental sites, raises $35M

The growth of Airbnb — and likewise other platforms like, VRBO and Homeaway for listing and renting short-term accommodation in private homes — has spawned an ecosystem of other businesses and services, from those who make money renting their homes, to cleaning companies that make properties “Airbnb-ready”, to those who help design listings that will get more clicks. Airbnb has seen some wild success so far, but it turns out that being a part of that ecosystem can be a lucrative busi...
Tags: Travel, TC, Europe, Real Estate, Collaborative Consumption, Funding, New York City, Tech, Accommodation, Brooklyn, Airbnb, Rentals, Homeaway, Vrbo, Soto, Koby

Top 5 sailing destinations for 2019

Thinking about a sailing holiday this year? With data collected over the last five years, leading boat holiday platform Zizoo has released its predicted sailing trends for 2019. Whether you’re an experienced sailor looking to navigate a more adventurous route, or a complete beginner embracing your sea legs for the first time, here are the […] The post Top 5 sailing destinations for 2019 appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Greece, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Caribbean, British Virgin Islands, Eastern Europe, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe, Cruises & Boat Travel, Zizoo

Super Worm Moon last super moon 2019

It’s only mid-March , but 2019 has already been quite the year for Super Moon enthusiasts, with several crazily named celestial events like the Super Snow Moon and Super Blood Wolf Moon. Tonight, stargazers in the northern hemisphere will be treated to a sight that is, according to the scientists who name these things, truly a once-in-a-lifetime event. It’s called the Super Worm Moon, and before you ask, the answer is no — there won’t be hordes of giant, slithering annelids taking over our st...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Earth, The Guardian, North America, Luna, All, Super Moon, Spring Equinox, Super Moons, Super Worm Moon

Best things to in Pristina, Kosovo

The Republic of Kosovo is Europe’s youngest country. It broke from Serbia on February 17, 2008, and in 2010 the International Court of Justice declared it a sovereign nation. Despite its newfound independence, Kosovo’s unusual history actually stretches as far back as the Roman Empire. A trip there offers both a glimpse into a country working to build a future of its own making and a window into understanding how today’s Balkan states came to be. Here, everything from the cafe culture to the ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Bill Clinton, Macedonia, Serbia, International court of justice, Albania, George W Bush, Kosovo, Montenegro, Balkans, Belgrade, All, Mother Teresa, Balkan, Skopje Macedonia

Geological Wonders and Adventures of Iceland

Iceland is a country of northern lights and geothermal pools. The country was built by volcanic eruptions and earthquakes for more than 20 million years ago because of the Eurasian and American plates that were drifting apart. Iceland is composed of volcanoes and glaciers and is a very prosperous nation with breathtaking islands and fascinating landscape and nature. It is a country that you should visit with your whole family; a country perfect for geologists, and for each and every person who ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Iceland, Lotus, Travel Blog, Great Britain, Iceland Iceland, Westfjords, Iceland Reykjavik, Hornstrandir, Rauðasandur

As Low as 65,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From Asia; 46,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From Europe and Other Deals: Delta Weekly Award Sale March 20 2019

Redeem as few as 65,000 SkyMiles for round-trip flights seated in the economy class cabin on Delta Air Lines for travel between the 48 contiguous United States and Asia from Wednesday, August 26, 2019 through Thursday, June 27, 2019, by when all travel must be completed… …but you must... The post As Low as 65,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From Asia; 46,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From Europe and Other Deals: Delta Weekly Award Sale March 20 2019 appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Deals, Asia, Europe, United States, Airlines, Promotions, Delta Air Lines, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs

Places to Visit in Europe – Underrated Cities In Europe Worth Visiting

When people think about their European vacations , they often picture Paris or London as the backdrop to their overseas adventures. While Paris and London are amazing cities in their own right, they are far from the only incredible places to visit on your next trip to Europe. Take a gamble on one of these underrated cities, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised! Places to Visit in Europe – 10 Underrated Cities Salzburg, Austria Salzburg is one of the most beautiful cities in Austria. I...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Europe, London, Spain, Barcelona, Unesco, Austria, Budapest, Grenada, Paris, Northern Ireland, Croatia, Alps, Belfast, Salzburg

Google fined €1.49BN in Europe for antitrust violations in search ad brokering

The European Commission has just announced another antitrust fine for Google . The latest fine — €1.49BN (~$1.7BN) — relates to its search ad brokering business, which involves Google selling advertising space related to searches carried out on third party websites. Speaking at a press conference, EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the search giant — “by far the biggest” search ad broker in the region, with its AdSense platform taking a share in Europe of “well above 70% si...
Tags: Travel, Google, TC, Europe, Advertising Tech, Elizabeth Warren, Eu, Policy, Commission, European Commission, Antitrust, Adsense, Google Shopping, Margrethe Vestager, Qwant, Vestager

Delight your family with an Athens summer escape you’ll never forget

Going to Athens may be one of the most culturally-rich experiences your family might have. Whether you’re doing some shopping in the winding streets of the Plaka, enjoying a fresh gyro sandwich at a local lunch joint, or marveling at some of the most important historical sites in all of Europe and perhaps the entire world, Athens has something for everybody. This is precisely what makes Athens an awesome one-stop city for every family member to enjoy. The history-loving parent will find lots of ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Greece, Athens, Travel Tips, Plaka

Save Up to 25 Percent Off Room Rates in Europe, Middle East and Africa With Hilton Spring Sale 2019

You can save up to 25 percent on room rates for stays during weekends at participating hotel and resort properties within the brand portfolio of Hilton in Europe, the Middle East and Africa through Sunday, September 8, 2019 — except as otherwise indicated... ...but you must... The post Save Up to 25 Percent Off Room Rates in Europe, Middle East and Africa With Hilton Spring Sale 2019 appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Deals, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Hilton, Promotions, Hotels And Lodging, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs, Europe Middle East, Hilton Honors

Most popular whiskeys in the world

Whiskey is one of the world’s most beloved spirits. It’s both sipped neat and mixed into cocktails, savored and taken as a shot alongside a pint of beer. With this level of universal popularity, it should come as no surprise that countries around the world make the spirit. Each does things a little differently, making exploring the world through a dram or glass all too easy to do. Quick note: America, Ireland, and Mexico use the spelling “whiskey.” Everywhere else goes with the English spelli...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Europe, Japan, Australia, Mexico, Kentucky, France, Scotland, India, US, America, Taiwan, Canada, United States, Ireland

Lie Flat Business Class to Europe 25,500 Miles (Chase/Amex Points)

Iberia is offering 25% off awards in all classes of service booked by March 27 for travel September 1 – December 14, 2019. For Northeast – Madrid (Boston, New York, Chicago) that means 12,750 miles each way in economy, 25,500 miles each way in business. Continue reading Lie Flat Business Class to Europe 25,500 Miles (Chase/Amex Points)...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Advice, Iberia, Northeast, Madrid Boston New York Chicago

Founders Fund invests in Tibber, a Norwegian AI to smartly manage energy

You probably have one electricity supplier for your house. But these days the average household could probably buy form several such companies, it just can’t easily access the market place of possible suppliers. Wouldn’t it be smarter in you had an AI in your house which could purchase energy from these producers, including those within the local grid, at the best prices and at the best time of day? That’s what the Tibber startup does in Norway, and it’s just raised a $12M Series A funding from ...
Tags: Travel, Fundings & Exits, TC, Apps, Europe, Sweden, Germany, Tesla, Artificial Intelligence, Silicon Valley, Norway, Founders Fund, Nordics, Tiber, Spotify Facebook, Tibber

Sun, sea and sand in Provence

There are lots of reasons why Provence makes such a good holiday destination. Great food, lovely towns and vibrant cities set in a geographically beautiful landscape are just some. But one of the top reasons people visit is to enjoy the stunning coastline that meanders for miles and the sunshine and warmth which makes time […] The post Sun, sea and sand in Provence appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Attractions, Provence, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe

HSMAI: Cornell University - Coming to Europe!

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What To Do With One Day in Copenhagen

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Tags: Travel, Europe, Netherlands, Copenhagen

ETW #7 Expat Life Fact & Fiction | Interview with Helene Sula

Another way to see more of the world is to spend time living overseas. Since it’s a complicated process our guest this week, Helene Sula, is on the show to share what it’s really like to be an expat, both good and bad.   Helene quit the corporate world and packed up two suitcases, two dogs, and she and her husband moved from Dallas, Texas to Heidelberg, Germany- a country she’d never stepped foot in. The purpose was to travel Europe, write about her travels, and encourage others to live out ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Germany, America, Dallas Texas, Twitter Facebook, Helene, Heidelberg Germany, ETW, Explore the World Travel Podcast, Expat Life Fact, Helene Sula

The Secrets to Overcome the Growing Challenge of Turning Content Marketing into a Revenue Stream for Your Hotel

Are you intimidated and frustrated by Content Marketing today?  When it comes to Social Media which categories do you find your Hotel?   Don’t know how to post content   Don’t know what content to post   There are too many Social Media channels to keep track of   Not getting enough followers or interactions   No conversion from our content   No real impact on revenue and occupancy   Note enough resources to dedicate time on Social Media   Too many distractions and noise, and don’t know ...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Hotels, US, Social Media, Seo, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Hotel, Social Media Management, Social Media Community, Hotel Social Media, Morch, Revenue Stream, Hotels Social Media, Founders Media

This is Not Your Parent’s Colombia

Posted: 3/14/2019 | March 14th, 2019 Colombia’s troubled past – cartels, paramilitaries, poverty, petty crime — casts a long shadow that still reaches to today. The country is still viewed by many as a place where danger lurks around every corner.* Having grown up hearing stories of Colombian drug lords, kidnappings, murders, and muggings, these ghosts haunted the back of my mind as prepared to visit the country. Was the country going to be safe? Should I bring my electronics? The stories and...
Tags: Travel, Google, Europe, Colombia, United States, South America, Medellin, Bogota, Cartagena, Don, Cali, National Liberation Army, San Agustin, Popayan, United States Colombia, Tatacoa

Europe Flash Sale 2019: Save at Least 30 Percent With IHG Rewards Club

You can save a minimum of 30 percent off of the room rate when you stay at your choice of greater than 600 participating hotel and resort properties across Europe between Friday, April 5, 2019 and Friday, January 31, 2020… …but you must... The post Europe Flash Sale 2019: Save at Least 30 Percent With IHG Rewards Club appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Deals, Europe, Promotions, Ihg Rewards Club, Hotels And Lodging, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs

Where to go in Portugal

Reasons to visit Portugal are innumerable. Some are obvious, like the world-class wines sold at local groceries for little more than the cost of a tram ticket in Lisbon; others are lesser-known, like the country’s wealth of stunning libraries and the places in Porto and Coimbra that inspired details in Harry Potter. It’s hard to go wrong in one of the safest, oldest, and most scenic countries in Europe, but certain travelers are undoubtedly better suited to certain spots. Here are the top pla...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, Unesco, Atlantic, Portugal, Harry Potter, Venice, Porto, Ibiza, Lisbon, Flores, All, Azores, Sintra, Praia

The world’s top 5 luxury rail journeys

When it comes to exploring the world by train, the choice seems never-ending. For many it’s the destination that makes all the difference, be it the Rockies of Canada or Australia’s far-flung outback. But, it’s also the train itself that truly makes the journey truly unforgettable, whether you’re drawn to the glamour of travel’s Golden […] The post The world’s top 5 luxury rail journeys appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Featured, Australia, France, India, Turkey, Canada, Italy, Middle East, Rail Travel, Peru, South America, North America, Rockies

Drinking laws in the Arab world

In the multi-billion-dollar game of tourism, having places for people to cut loose and drink is as important as beaches and chef-driven restaurants. This is the conundrum for much of the Middle East and parts of North Africa, as strict Muslim countries — governed by Sharia law prohibiting any involvement with alcohol – try to develop large-scale tourism. Nearly all of the Muslim countries you’d want to visit have ways for you to drink; you just need to follow an often confusing set of laws to...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Israel, Qatar, Turkey, United States, Egypt, Morocco, Middle East, Dubai, Oman, FIFA World Cup, Alcohol Laws, Erdogan, Tsa, Jordan

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