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11 Terrifying Horror Movies On Netflix You Should Never, Ever Watch Alone

Horror movie lovers are known for having spines of steel and a very high tolerance for blood and guts. But even fans of the genre have to admit that …

Loneliness

Boarding now for a flight from Tokyo to Paris that never takes off

TOKYO (Reuters) - Fasten your seatbelts for a flight departing to Paris, and never leave the ground.<p>That's exactly what 12 passengers did at First Airlines in central Tokyo this week, where they relaxed in first and business-class seats and were served four-course dinners, before immersing …

Japan

19 Healthy Soups That Won't Weigh You Down, Literally

Between the seven-layer dip you housed on Saturday night and polishing off a box of chocolates on Sunday (worth it), there’s a good chance you might …

Healthy Eating

Yogyakarta sets cap on number of tourists allowed in Pindul Cave

The Gunungkidul Tourism Agency has set a limit to the number of daily visitors allowed in Goa Pindul (Pindul Cave), a natural cave and tourist …

Asia Travel

New Google Tips and Tools for Travelers

Flight delay predictions, mobile trip-planning, automatic itinerary management, language translation through Bluetooth earbuds, and a smartphone that enables users to learn about landmarks by tapping an icon and aiming the phone at them: These are among the travel innovations Google has been …

Mona Lisa

How to Book Cheap Airline Tickets and Last-Minute Flights Online

Thanks to the internet, there are dozens of websites and online resources that can help you snag cheap airline tickets or grab bargain last-minute …

Airlines

Thailand's famous Maya Bay from film The Beach to close due to excessive tourism numbers

Maya Bay, best known to movie goers as the shoot location of 2000’s <i>The Beach,</i> is to be temporarily closed due to excessive tourist numbers.<p>The film, …

Tourism

Next year's travel trends: exploratory cruises

An all-you-can-eat buffet dinner aboard a tricked-out ocean liner isn’t the only way to get your sea legs. Small-ship expedition cruises are on the rise as adventurous travellers search for immersive ways to discover far-flung destinations.<p>Cruises have been bucket list fodder since <i>The Love Boat</i> …

Cruise Ships

Next year's travel trends: cross-generational travel

Family holidays have come of age. Banish memories of tense car rides and bickering by the beach, and embrace cross-generational travel: blissfully adult trips for grown-ups and their grown-up kids.<p>Family travel grows up<p>This is the chance for you and your parents to kiss a fond goodbye to all those …

Next year's travel trends: vegetarian and vegan travel

More and more people are developing a taste for vegan and vegetarian dining with benefits to their health, the planet and, of course, the animals. Travel the less traditional culinary road at these veg-friendly eateries across the globe, from newcomers to old classics.<p>The Soul Kitchen, Paris, France<p>…

Travel

How to tell if your holiday is green or just greenwash

You want to book an ecofriendly holiday, but so many travel brochures literally gloss over those thorny issues of environmental impact and 'giving something back'… Lots of hotels bill themselves as 'eco' when in practice the only green thing about them is the sign out the front.<p>So how do you tell …

Top 10 sustainable travel experiences

Ditch modern civilisation and go wild! (Just be responsible about it.) In this excerpt from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, we've got the top 10 feel-good sustainable travel experiences.<p>1. National parks volunteer, USA<p>Fall asleep to a chorus of wolf calls and count bears as your …

Sustainability

How to go green when you travel

Traveling green takes a little extra effort at first, but it soon becomes second nature and those extra steps can enhance every trip you take. Not only will you feel better about your travels, but you’ll also leave a more positive impression on the place you visited and often have more meaningful …

Sustainability

Eco-friendly stays: how to pick a green hotel

Finding a hotel with environmental initiatives has never been easier, but knowing which hotels are truly worthy of your eco-conscious buck isn’t quite so simple.<p>‘Travellers should feel empowered’ says Alexa Poortier, co-founder of NOW, a new initiative calling for accountability around …

Sustainable travel: making the right choices

The International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development is the perfect time to start thinking about how you can make travel decisions that benefit the planet and its peoples, as well as yourself.<p>See<p>Bears in Alaska<p>With one transatlantic flight adding as much to your carbon footprint as a …

What Your Travel Experience Will Look Like in the Not-So-Distant Future

This story appears in the September 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Travel, the world’s third-largest industry, is on track to grow nearly 4 percent annually over the next decade, outpacing global economic growth, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council. Increasing demand and new …

John F. Kennedy International Airport

Comment on What factors are most important to travellers when reading web reviews? by The Tragedy Of The Buffet Commons: Reducing Food Waste At Hotels | 4financenews.com

[…] buffets are one of the most important factors that contribute to a guest’s decision to book a room at a particular hotel. Major hotel chains …

Hospitality

Digital Trends in the Travel and Hospitality Sector

In association with Adobe<p>The <b>Digital Trends in the Travel and Hospitality Sector</b> report, produced by Econsultancy in partnership with <b>Adobe</b>, explores …

Customer Experience

The Definitive Oral History of Online Travel

Two decades after the birth of online travel, more than two dozen founders and key players exclusively tell Skift how it all happened.<p>If you lived …

Hospitality

This New Startup Wants To Be The Airbnb For Local Farm Tourism

Connecting food-curious millennials to local farmers is a way to boost the business model of the locavore movement.<p>Despite the growing popularity of local food–sales more than doubled between 2008 and 2014–most small farms struggle to survive. A new startup called Farmcation is designed to offer a …

Farming

An age of experimentation for the travel industry

To make the most of the opportunity big data and analytics offer, travel brands must encourage an openness and willingness to experiment with new …

10 Consejos imprescindibles para triunfar en Instagram con negocios de turismo

Instagram para negocios de turismo y restauración<p><b>Instagram</b> está de moda, tanto por su continuo crecimiento en número de usuarios, como por su …

Libro Blanco: La Revolución Móvil llega al Turismo

Dentro de las líneas de investigación lanzadas en <b>minube</b>, otro de los hitos señalados ha sido la publicación del <b>Libro Blanco de Los Viajes Sociales:</b> …

El hotel del futuro jugará con los sentidos del viajero

Los <b>hoteles del futuro</b> tendrán a los viajeros como el eje central sobre el que todo gira. Al igual que ocurre con la arquitectura y el diseño de …

Las redes sociales son el gran inspirador de viajes para los millennials

A lo largo de la planificación de vacaciones, especialmente en las fases en las que los viajeros consultan consejos, calificaciones y comparan …

Airfordable permite pagar a plazos los billetes de avión

¿Qué hacer cuando surge un viaje imprevisto o muy deseado y no se tiene tarjeta de crédito, ni dinero contante y sonante para comprar los billetes? …

Los servicios hoteleros que más triunfaron en 2015

Según el portal especializado Selectahotels.com en primer lugar, con el 28,59% de las búsquedas, está la solicitud de hoteles que admiten mascotas. …

B the travel brand lanza Wäy, la marca de viajes dirigida al público millennial | Noticias de Agencias de viajes

B the travel brand ha lanzado Wäy, una nueva marca de viajes dirigida al público millenial -entre 17 y 27 años-. Con esta iniciativa, que forma parte …

Informe Google: cómo llegar a los viajeros en la era de los asistentes virtuales

7 claves para vender viajes a Millennials y Baby Boomers

La generación <i>Baby Boomer</i> se define en términos generales como los nacidos después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, entre 1946 y 1964, y representan …