A Tent Or a Hotel?

Posted On Apr 15 2017 by

Can a camping trip ever compare to the luxuries of a stay in a hotel? Most people would say that the two are by no means comparable, yet an increasing number of people find themselves choosing between these two very different holiday types. This is partly explained by the fact that many of us are becoming more aware of the costs associated with travel and holidays. As we look to cut spending in all areas of our lives, it makes sense that we should also be looking at the amount that we are spending on holidays. We may question whether …


What a Tour Broker Is and How to Become One

Posted On Apr 14 2017 by

A person who operates a tour company is a broker. A broker is a middleman. Brokers buy or arrange items or services and sells these items or services to the end buyer. Some examples of brokers are: Independent insurance agents. These agents do not provide insurance; they arrange insurance for you from an insurance company. Insurance agents usually get a commission from an insurance company. Stock brokers. Like insurance agents, stock brokers help you buy and sell stock. They don’t own the stock. These brokers also receive a commission based on the amount sold. Real estate broker. Again, these brokers …


The Benefits Of Staying In A Motel

Posted On Apr 13 2017 by

We have all heard of all the bad publicity that motels are receiving these days. Aside from complaints about them being unclean, sometimes smelly, and often pest-ridden, the safety of guests has always been a cause for concern. With some motel rooms being turned into meth labs and the highly publicized incidents of break-ins, burglaries, and other criminal activities in motel rooms in various parts of the country, travelers are often apprehensive when they face the prospect of checking in at a motel. However, these incidents, while true, do not reflect the general condition of staying in a motel. Spawned …


Travel Brochures

Posted On Apr 12 2017 by

Travel brochures are more or less like other brochures but they contain visuals of higher quality, considering that they need to give the right feel and impact of the places they advertise and campaign for. Travel brochure doubles as a vacation guide and is full of maps, pictures of tourist spots, and information pertaining to the landmarks and must-visit places. Information must also be provided about the flora, fauna, climate, culture, history and geography of the places mentioned in the brochure. An ideal travel brochure should also give information about flights, roads, the shortest way of reaching a particular place, …


Circus Circus Vs Excalibur – Which One Is Better for You?

Posted On Apr 11 2017 by

If you are planning to go to Vegas and are looking for a place which may be suitable for the whole family (where there are children), you are probably going to ponder booking the Circus Circus or the Excalibur, in the hope that your children won’t hate you forever because you dragged them to an adult-oriented place. This page will also discuss pros and cons of these 2 Vegas resorts for the adult-only visitors. First of all, I have to highlight that Las Vegas (and in particular all the main resorts and casinos), is not the place I would take …


Hotel Castille, Paris

Posted On Apr 10 2017 by

Hotel Castille, located at 33 Rue Cambon; the street made famous by Coco Chanel (her day-time apartment; now shrine, is located at 31 Rue Cambon), is a quaint, cool hotel conveniently situated close to stores, restaurants, monuments (The Louvre, Place Vendome, Place De La Concorde etc). You can immediately see huge influences of 18th and 19th century in the decor; with wood floors, teal walls and large elegant mirrors. You can pick between having a Venetian-inspired room in the Opera wing that leans on the classic European side or a room in the Rivoli wing that features modern touches. The beds are …


Advantages Of A Package Tour

Posted On Apr 9 2017 by

Planning a holiday is a difficult task. A lot of things like money, flights, hotels and itinerary have to be kept in mind to make sure that you have a good and enjoyable trip. Booking a package tour is the best for people who want to have a memorable holiday with little stress. Such tours include a variety of services put together for a single trip. These packages can be booked for both long and short duration. Once you have found the right deal from a reputed tour operator, you can be sure that your trip will be well organized …


History of Travel & Tourism

Posted On Apr 8 2017 by

2000 years Before Christ, in India and Mesopotamia Travel for trade was an important feature since the beginning of civilisation. The port at Lothal was an important centre of trade between the Indus valley civilisation and the Sumerian civilisation. 600 BC and thereafter The earliest form of leisure tourism can be traced as far back as the Babylonian and Egyptian empires. A museum of historic antiquities was open to the public in Babylon. The Egyptians held many religious festivals that attracted the devout and many people who thronged to cities to see famous works of arts and buildings. In India, …


Choose Between Independent, Hosted and Escorted Tours

Posted On Apr 7 2017 by

You’re browsing online for your next tour and some of them look absolutely fantastic and so inexpensive! But wait, there are a couple words that I’m not sure of recently: hosted tours and independent tours. You know what they mean in general conversation, but what do they mean where travel is concerned? Good question, with a simple answer, but knowing the difference will make a significant impact on your travel decision. “Independent” means you are on your own. The travel company will book your hotels and, if you’re traveling to various cities, perhaps they’ll also book your train seat. When …


The World's Most Renowned Hoteliers in the Hotel Industry

Posted On Apr 6 2017 by

Most travelers who have stayed at hotels probably do not even give the hotel owners much thought, much less knew who they were. That is just the way things are; Most hotel owners are quite unknown. Still, there are quite a few hoteliers that have managed to be in the spotlight, whether it be willingly or reluctantly. Let us run through some of them. Perhaps no hotelier has as much fame as Conrad Hilton-both for the things he did and the things his great granddaughter and hotel-chain heiress Paris did. Conrad Hilton started out small, building an inn up with …