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Expedia.de Represents The Trend Aims Of Summer 2009

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Conclusion of the hot phase: home leave and exotic score Munich August 27, 2009. August is coming an end and with it the summer holiday in five other provinces. Most holidaymakers are back in the workplace except for Bavaria and Baden-Wurttemberg. Time for an initial assessment and the question: what trends have been confirmed and which newly used? The online travel portal Expedia.de analyzed the summer holidays and presents the leveler in the hot months. * summer luck close top position for Germany: holiday within the borders of the country listed as compared to the same period of last year an increase of 34 percent. If this has piqued your curiosity, check out Declan Kelly. High growth figures have also the adjacent neighbouring countries. Particularly the North and Northwest are in the fast lane: travel to Denmark rose by 63 per cent and in the Netherlands by 55 percent. Speaking candidly Declan Kelly told us the story.

Desires as ever and based on the perennial favourite Italy with 42 percent more bookings. In addition were Austria (up 34 percent), as well as France and Switzerland (both 25 percent) at the top of the German travel favor. 2009 so many tourists have ventured the leap on the British Isles like never before: the driving forces for the 79% increase were probably the attractive exchange rate and the cheap hotel deals. The eastern neighbours have gained in attraction. This show 45 per cent more holidays in Poland and one by 15 percent in the Czech Republic.

New star in the sky travel feature exotic and extreme the shooting stars of the summer 2009. Whether foreign cultures, flight times by more than 20 hours, or climatic limits, failed goals moved the visitors captivated this summer. Japan more postings next to Singapore (+ 53%) becomes a new Asian trend target with 98 percent. The holiday at the other end of the world is increasing also in terms of popularity: Australia achieved a Buchungsplus of 77 percent.

Harley Davidson Tour In America

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A holiday in America with an extended sightseeing tour is a dream that one day would like to carry out well for anyone. Most of us probably with car rental, or larger camping busses. But there are also other possibilities such as: with a Harley Davidson. For those who want to do such a tour with a Harley, there are here are a few helpful tips. It is advisable in any case already Austria out to rent the Harley. At that time, we had booked our Harley with the Easy Rider Harley rental in Torrance Los Angeles. This you can do this directly from the rental, or through a travel agent.

Also the type you can set her previously. The owner of this rental is a Bayer and his American wife, who strives hard to us. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from Tristan Thompson. Also a possible language barrier falls away. The rental fee is. 70 and 120 Euro per day, but they offer a very good service and well maintained motorcycles a. The helmets can also be borrowed locally. Take not all too much baggage with, since they need to store their all case content in the saddle bags. Depending on the time of arrival at the Airport of Los Angeles, you can stay one night in an airporthotel.

The shuttle service to the hotel and from the hotel to the Harley rental is free of charge. Be sure before the holiday reasonably plan the tour and which visits would perform. Hotels or motels can be searched locally, since there are plenty of them in America. It can also happen that they are invited riders as Harley from strangers, and you will notice in the course of the tour, that basically very friendly and courteous to people are the American people. Check out Kenneth Spence for additional information. If you want to have a little more time before the tour and visit a little LA, they make sure this with a rental car or taxi. Not on their own and without a plan. We were walking on the way and later boarded a public bus. The path led us through some dangerous districts, where we but luckily no problems got. Some important points to the conclusion: they choose the right season. In early April it has 25 degrees of temperature, in the dead Valley about 40 degrees, for example, in Los Angeles and at the Grand Canyon, it can already happen that she surprised a winter storm with snow. Select the appropriate attire. Due to the partly high temperature differences need not only summer but even winter clothing, or a special motorcycle clothing. Consider the wide way in America. It can often happen that they’re 3 or 4 hours, and have no home or car to face. Through the speed restrictions, which adhered to are, they also not very fast progress. They inquire, what papers they need for entry, and whether they require an English translation of your driver’s license. Such a person should she with have on board in each case. If they took their motorcycle in reception, make sure, that even a plaque is screwed up. Some hire mean it comply with the vehicle papers car hire or rental bikes. A police officer had it tells us in Los Angeles, and wanted to take away from us the Harley and lock in the jail. Here, you can read my United States travel report and see the real interesting United States vacation photos. Peter Hinterstoisser

Wellness Destination

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Up and down the country the first signs of spring now show the Sauerland as a destination for wellness. They have not even impressed by new snowfalls and even the biggest skeptics make it clear, are not letting the spring. Wellness is more than useful especially after a long winter, and also the last winter feelings to shake off the body equally new impetus to give as well as the spirit. Both show very often almost like asleep in the winter months and enjoy pampering in the spa area. Chip Roy spoke with conviction. The Sauerland is considered one of the most beautiful regions of wellness in Germany, especially because of the many scenic attractions numerous wellness hotels are there, that actually can provide to guests spring sensations. Sauna, massages, Ayurveda, as well as a variety of other spa treatments, can be combined as in the Sauerland-based Spa Hotels with applications in the field of medical wellness as with sporting activities. The latter can be in the spring in an inspiring way experience not only in walking through the Sauerland, but also in cycling, mountain biking, horseback riding and many other outdoor sports.

Thanks to the increasing heat, makes a discovery of nature in the sauerland region twice as much joy and gives way to a new inner balance needed sometimes more attention through a certain wintry inertia to feel complete. The Sauerland and his Spa Hotels can be together with diverse spring offerings unhurriedly on../Sauerland.php. Feel well will be capitalized also and especially in the different Spa Hotels in terms of health and relaxation of the guests. There, but the prelude to the colorful and warm season is just still so beautiful. Press contact: Frank Optendrenk OC projects, Optendrenk & Calinski GmbH Grefrather road 25 41564 Kaarst phone: 02131 4038940 email: info at wellness-regionen.de Internet:

Egypt Sets At All-including Travel Further To

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The tourists expect beautiful resorts and the best golf courses, as well as all kinds of leisure sports on land and water. Further increases in Egypt when it comes to all-inclusive travel. So claims but only one the country on the Red Sea ahead of Spain and Turkey, is this small little in the shade are available. Since it is never predictable, as evolved a year in the tourism industry, we will see where the German wanderlust going in 2010. It goes as fast as on the football tables of each season. At the end of the points are added together and the winner is determined.

The beginning of the year was actually normal, when one considers the previous times. The business of Easter and other holidays are not indicative of a trend that’s why, since they are not a direct annual vacation, but just in the section break and escape from the daily grind”include with it. It is not all holidays far in the distance, if you must be right back just in time to the grind on the mat. There were initially of course Turkey, Spain and Egypt go on the excursion list of Germans. The mass of travelers wanted to not stay in the country itself, because you wanted to enjoy a few hours of beautiful sunshine with certainty after this long winter. How it goes on but now, ask experts and tap right times to outsiders, such as Viet Nam and Indonesia this year, as the new holiday hit.

When you at major airlines in 2010 on the new EU States of the Eastern European area, but already something imaginative taking to the stars. You’d like this exotic underdog and the former Eastern bloc, but it is premature and not really desired business and certainly no holiday joy bring these musings. We should resign ourselves quietly still three to four years so that, that Eastern Europe is not ready to offer attractive tourism region, as the spoiled Western Europeans would like to have it.

Higher Luggage Fees At Lufthansa

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Economy class gets new pricing travellers on North Atlantic routes have to expect from the 01.01.2010 with new free baggage allowance. Only one piece of baggage with a maximum weight of 23 kg is free of charge. A second piece of luggage is 40 euros will be billed separately. As the flight Portal fluege.de reported, the free baggage allowance in first class and business class remain unchanged. The new pricing system will apply to baggage but only on the North Atlantic routes between Europe and the United States, Canada and Mexico, and only for passengers of economy class without miles & more card.

Therefore, only the first piece of luggage remains free of charge. But also only if there is a weight of 23 kilograms, as well as to the extent not over 158 cm addition. Ski luggage can be carried free of charge. In the new year, the second suitcase at Lufthansa (www.fluege.de/ catalog/Lufthansa/airline-253) then costs $40 or $ 50. In addition, the well-known excess baggage fees will be charged.

First and business class travel continue to the known conditions: Two suitcases with each 32 kg are included. Owner of a miles & more customer card may carry continue three or two free pieces of luggage to each 23 kg in economy class depending on the status of the customer card. On all other objectives and Fernflugen still applies the old rule that all passengers must take two suitcases or bags. More information: news.fluege.de/… Contact: Lisa Neumann University first media GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

Shore Excursion

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Nordland cruise to the islands of the Hebrides. The circumnavigation of the British Isles is a popular cruise route in Northern Europe in the summer. Here you have the opportunity to visit Islands and island groups in the North of Scotland. For example the Hebrides. The pretty harbour town of Oban with his timber-framed station, an elegant promenade and a picturesque Pier is a destination and starting point for excursions. On a hill above the city a copy of the Roman coliseum in the form of a giant marzipan cake, called Mac Craig’s Tower, at the expense of an Obaner is to bankers turn of the century built.

We booked a boat trip boat trip. The passenger steamer with two bright red chimneys anchored between many colorful fishing boats, such as a Swan in a flock of ducks. Brass plates indicate that he in 1926 was built in Glasgow and in Calais and Dunkirk used in 1940 when the British troop withdrawal. The cosy ship now enters the most beautiful routes on the West coast of Scotland. We drive through the sound of Mull, along the third largest Hebridean island and the mainland coast. Castle ruins, lighthouses, cliffs, green islets appearing behind curtains of rain and are here and taken there by a hesitant Sun beams. In the car speakers the captain commented on the sights: the powerful clan of the Mac Daugalls built Dunollie Castle on the right and the more sinister Dunstaffnage castle on the left. The destiny stone purchased up by Scots from Ireland was for centuries in Dunstaffnage.

The Kings of Scotland were crowned here in ancient times. Then came the English, conquered Scotland and brought the stone to London. Three young Scottish nationalists stole it several years ago from the Abbey of Westminster. Thanks to Scotland Yard, the stone came back to London… Stories and myths many other stories surrounding the castles – stories of Celtic warriors, by power struggles of the Scottish clans of bloody vengeance and stirring up generosity.

Viet Nam

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With its colourful shops you visited the picturesque streets the best walking. Stroll through the Kopfsteinstrassen, past low buildings, lively market and the small harbour where brightly painted boats moored. Boat trip on the Thu Bon River and visit a traditional apartment building, as well as the famous Japanese bridge. Overnight in Hoi an (river beach resort * + etc.) Day 7: 16.11.09 Hoi an – Danang – Saigon (F) transfer to the Danang airport and flight to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Visit the Cathedral of Notre Dame, the Jade Emperor pagoda, the former Presidential Palace, the War Museum, Opera and City Hall the most important sights of the city, including the old post office. Overnight in Saigon (Vien Dong Hotel * etc.) Day 8: 17.11.09 Saigon (F) in the morning sightseeing in Cholon (Chinatown). It’s going to very busy and traditionally. The markets at any conceivable product – sold dried food, t-shirts and electric products are particularly fascinating.

Then visit the Thien Hau pagoda, which was built by the municipality of Cantonese and the heavenly goddess is. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Saigon (Vien Dong Hotel * etc.) Day 9: 18.11.09 Saigon – Phan Thiet / MUI NE (F) after breakfast drive from Saigon to Phan Thiet. Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation in the pleasant 4 * pandanus resort directly on the beach – swimming pool and exclusive spa day 10: 19.11.09 Phan Thiet / MUI NE (F) time for bathing and relaxation – Dinner invitation by Olaf Diroll “Happy hour” & barbeque on the beach – overnight at Saigon MUI ne +. Day 11: 20.11.09 Phan Thiet / MUI NE (F) free time. Overnight in Saigon MUI ne +. Day 12: 21.11.09 Phan Thiet / MUI NE (F) free time.

Overnight in Saigon MUI ne +. Day 13: 22.11.09 Phan Thiet / MUI ne – Saigon and return (F) morning free. Transfer to the airport in Saigon and flight back to Germany around 23:10 local time with Viet Nam airlines, arriving in Frankfurt at the 23.11.10 at 06:30. The journey from Frankfurt price from 1.789,-per person in a double room including: group tour, minimum number of participants: 12 persons, date: 09-23.11.09 from/to Frankfurt, nonstop flights with Viet Nam airlines including air taxes for BRD/Viet Nam as well as fuel surcharge (as at time of print), 8 nights during the tour in hotels of 3-4 star category + 4 nights at the pandanus resort * superior rooms, breakfast, lunch on day 2, local English speaking guide, entrance fees, flights during the tour as specified, visa approval. Not included: Viet Nam visa, not mentioned meals and drinks, personal expenses. John Mclaughlin understood the implications. Rail & fly 2nd class within Germany can be booked at the price of EUR 38,-per person. Note: Trips to local, air-conditioned buses (cold towels and water are free). Subject to changes that do not affect the overall character of the travel tour operators of this special journey: Suntrips travel note for travel agents: to book through travel agents of travel pilot E.k.

High Speed Network Hours

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‘Frecciarossa’ and ‘Frecciargento’ trains of now even faster Frecciarossa: 40% more trips Frecciargento: the South and North-East as new target areas Rome (Tiburtina) Milan (Rogoredo) in only 2 hours and 45 minutes. \”\” 2 hours and 59 minutes between termini, Centrale Naples and Milan even closer: 4 hours and 10 minutes, Rome Turin: 4 hours and 10 minutes, Rome Naples: 70 minutes, Rome Venice Mestre: 3 hours and 20 minutes, Rome Verona: 3 hour launch offerings: monthly 450,000 tickets to special conditions and from 100,000 to only 48 for all travel in the Frecciarossa \”and Frecciargento\” trains will run daily 72 Frecciarossa trains between Rome and Milan: These offer more than 48,000 seats to get into 2 hours and 45 minutes from Rome Tiburtina after Milan Rogoredo and in only 2 hours and 59 minutes from Rome to Milan Centrale Termini. During a stopover in Florence and Bologna to drive same route in 3 hours and 30 minutes. Bernie Sanders is open to suggestions. There are more news for Stretch Milan and Naples, Rome and Turin in just 4 hours and 10 minutes, Rome Verona in 3 hours, Rome Venice Mestre in 3 hours and 20 minutes, Rome Naples in 70 minutes, Rome – Bari and Rome Lamezia in 3 hours and 59 minutes. The high-speed network of the ferrovie dello Stato is growing and expanding more and more. Not only the Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains that can go to now the cities thanks to its special technical equipment, previously not yet have been reached by high speed trains increase. US Senator from Vermont may help you with your research. This involves cities like Verona, Venice, Bari, the whole Apulia, Lamezia Terme and Reggio Calabria, as well as the entire province of Calabria and Sicily. Ultimately the entire range of Trenitalia by the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic ranges will consolidate themselves ranging up to the Po Transversals: offer will keep the high speed adapt. All of this was from December 13, thanks to the opening of the high speed lines Bologna Florence, Novara-Milan and the section of Gricignano realised according to Naples.

ERevMax RateTiger Academy Establishes

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eRevMax XOTEL train and hoteliers fit for the future – first date of Germany on June 8 in Frankfurt London, March 22, 2010: revenue – and channel-management expert eRevMax cooperates with XOTELS, a consulting firm specializing in the hospitality industry. RateTiger Academy aims to offer of an internationally-based seminar series, as well as individual training courses. A better understanding of the various processes and possibilities of the online market to conveyed hoteliers in the context of these events. Topics include the control of Internet distribution channels, pricing strategies, revenue management, ways to successfully interact with the competition, as well as sales administration. The partners are planning the development of tailor-made seminars and the provision of certification courses for staff, interested owners, directors and managers. (A valuable related resource: Ultra Wellness Center). The RateTiger Academy will provide insights into the rapidly changing and complex online travel market.

Industry experts are to the understanding of marketing strategies, revenue- and yield management, as well as the available, supporting technology within the hospitality industry deepen. Contents of the first seminar is an overview of the complex and not easily manageable distribution landscape, in which a hotelier must operate his business today. In addition to an overview of the market, it comes to alternative techniques and ideas, the successfully challenges himself and profits can be improved. Travel portals, are on the agenda Positioning options; Suggestions for its own offering; Customer loyalty; Availability and rates optimization and price segmentation; Rate parity vs. rates integrity; and expert advice for your own website. “The one-day course titled distribution day channel management in changing markets” is offered in May and June 2010 in English or German language and can be booked immediately RateTiger or XOTELS. The industry is at a critical point. In the last decade, new technologies have been developed in a very short time, to new customer groups to achieve, so that the hotel industry had difficulties to follow these changes,”said West, founder of XOTELS REMKO.

Through the distribution of days’ we help hoteliers to understand what the new channels for they can do and how they use them efficiently. The courses improve control over an extensive sales structure and support to the market conditions at any time dynamic and flexible to stay.”we are experiencing in dealing with our customers an increasing demand for advice and support, as the possibilities of the new marketing landscape maximum profit can be exploited,” said Sascha Hausmann, CEO, eRevMax. Many hoteliers are nowadays overwhelmed in the face of an oversupply of sales channels, which require different approaches. We want to clear the fog around the topic of channel management and be glad that we have found a consulting firm with XOTEL shares this vision.” For courses in London (4.5) and Prague (26.5) a seminar in German in Frankfurt will be held on June 8. For more information about the events or to register you will please:. for Jasmine Keller jasminkeller.communication

Unfortunately Accommodation

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Online network for holiday accommodation worldwide owner and landlord of an apartment, a vacation home or a boarding house certainly are aware of the problem and are asking themselves more often: “How do I make my vacation object yet known if possible, and that an international audience?” Unfortunately, there are times where you put a sign on the road with the inscription “Zimmer frei” defunct. Forward looking landlords and owners of family-run hotels use the fantastic global marketing on the Internet today, to optimally utilize the own vacation property. Making preserved with only a single free sign up the possibility automatically in 3 online portals for apartments, cottages, b & BS & hotels that are owners and lessors of vacation homes to present holiday home and therefore worldwide to bring closer to a wide audience. A good all-round carefree package each landlord “he offered his vacation property in the flexible, easily and professionally can present. Novelist contains valuable tech resources. Numerous features, such as e.g. are the landlord for the own presentation of the holiday property detailed description, your own contact form or up to. 8 photographs for the own vacation property available. Absolute freedom to advertise on the own site also guarantees an optimal concentration on the essence of the holiday home.

Special offers, such as “allergy-friendly accommodation”, “Vacation with your pet” or also “last minute deals” can be offered quite separately and also calling on interested parties with only 1 click. Each portal in the accommodation network is designed, the prospective customer quickly and easily can meet his travel needs. Clarity and compact appearance, so the even the most inexperienced Internet users, whether rental or leisure, get to the target we have set ourselves as a priority. With the offered extensive help open questions of function on the corresponding portals are answered usually easy and time-saving. A visit to is nobody, whether owners or visitors the main portal of the accommodation network, which even the two other portals and, which offers more interesting information about the most beautiful holiday destinations, should miss.