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TOURISM EXECUTIVES IN ITALY "Le ultime news del mondo del turismo in Italia e nel mondo"
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Sempre più aziende di turismo si lanciano nel turismo collaborativo/collettivo, che da alcuni anni sta riscuotendo enorme successo. Il segmento turismo sta vedendo nascere sempre più start up che si basano sul modello condivisione. Questo accade non solo per gli alloggi ma anche per la ristorazione, i trasporti e altre attività relative a questo segmento. Una miriade di ottime idee, alcune delle quali stanno riscuotendo grande successo. In Italia questo segmento non è purtroppo molto noto, ma fa parte a pieno titolo del mondo del turismo e probabilmente ne diventerà uno degli attori principali. Spiace vedere come tra tutte le aziende citate solo Gnammo risulta essere nata in Italia.
Following the 2014 record of $2.35 billion, total fees and surcharges collected by U.S. hotels are forecast to increase to another record level of $2.47 billion in 2015. The increase for 2015 reflects a combination of approximately 3 percent more occupied hotel rooms than in 2014, more charging of fees and surcharges, and higher amounts ...
Before even catching that first glimpse of the Statue of Liberty or Golden Gate Bridge, foreign tourists increasingly head to shopping malls or iconic stores where luxury brands grace the shelves. They're looking for deals and brands they may not have available back home and they're willing to generously spend to satisfy their wish lists, provided the exchange rate makes that a smart move. Many also want a local shopping experience that reflects the destination they're visiting. Feit, an Australian boutique store with locations in Sydney and New York City, has observed current tourist shopping trends since opening last November and during that time watched the dollar perhaps price some tourists out of otherwise buying their handmade leather footwear and other accessories. The store's products are special in that they're not produced en masse in a factory but rather in small batches and then shipped directly to the store to minimise environmental impact and ensure quality. Find out more.
This month we’re celebrating cool startups for our global theme #TMStartups and in our series, The Travel Startup we profile Travelabulous, a new way to connect travellers to travel bloggers with itineraries to plan their next trip. CEO and co-Founder Kirk Munroe (originally from our Ottawa community) gives us a glimpse into this new planning tool. Tell … Continue reading Travel Startup: Travelabulous
This month in the Travel Scene we profile Alana Saphin-Polchleb, the marketing mastermind behind one of the world’s leading travel search engine, Skyscanner. We first met Skyscanner back at ITB Berlin (watch the video interview). Today, we connect with Alana from her home in Singapore to learn more about Skyscanner’s early start and get some insight on where the industry might … Continue reading The Travel Scene: Skyscanner
The majority of hotel price increases seem to be in city destinations this Bank Holiday. Barcelona is the only non-UK destination with large price increases: prices are up by 38 percent, from £108 during August to £149 over the bank holiday weekend.