Doing anything after work today? Instead of going home and sitting on the sofa in front of the TV, perhaps you should set off an epic (micro) adventure. Metro talks to the man trying to get a nation up off their couches.
When George Stephenson built the first public inter-city railway line in 1830, I wonder if he had any idea of the weird and wonderful passengers that would use, and evolve, on these services over the years.
Global travel booking trends - travel agencies versus internet.,Latest News
Mike Spencer's insight:
ITB Berlin and IPK International have analysed global booking trends and found that in Western Europe travel agencies are becoming less important. Their findings show that Great Britain is the league leader for internet bookings, with Germany positioning mid-table.
This PwC publication examines the state of the hotels industry in Europe against a backdrop of a region that has taken an economic pounding but is seeing clear evidence of economic recovery and returning confidence.
In tourist towns worldwide, visitors are greeted with racks of brochures promoting everything from tours and museums to restaurants and hotels. But in the world of computers, smartphones and tablets, a new interactive visitor kiosk developed in South Carolina and deployed as far away as New York City might make such brochures a thing of the past.