Vrbo’s Fast Start program takes aim at Airbnb and other vacation rental rivals.

Expedia Group has announced that its Vrbo vacation rental brand has launched its Fast Start program in the UK in order to recruit hosts from other vacation rental firms like Airbnb. The new initiative allows property owners to transfer their ratings or Superhost status from other travel sites, improving the visibility of new 4.5* hosts … Continue reading Vrbo’s Fast Start program takes aim at Airbnb and other vacation rental rivals.

The annual Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque is returning

Balloon Fiesta will create a magical world of special-shaped rodeos, sunset glows and colorful skies in Albuquerque from the 2nd to the 10th of October. Cool fall mornings in the Rio Grande Valley are set to provide an otherworldly background for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta's most popular event, the Mass Ascension. Balloon Fiesta in … Continue reading The annual Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque is returning

ETC produces Handbook on Promoting Sustainable Tourism Practices

According to the new Handbook on Encouraging Sustainable Tourism Practices published by the European Travel Commission (ETC), which represents 33 national tourism organizations in Europe, there are many ways that national and local tourism organizations can encourage stakeholders at all levels to incorporate sustainable tourism practices into their daily operations. On account of COVID-19, the … Continue reading ETC produces Handbook on Promoting Sustainable Tourism Practices

As of mid-December, Qantas plans to resume international flights.

This year, Qantas has stated that international flight service will resume in mid-December, but Perth has been left out. The airline is already accepting reservations for flights to London, Vancouver, Singapore, and Los Angeles and Tokyo beginning December 18. While most routes operate out of Melbourne and Sydney, there will be be a few that … Continue reading As of mid-December, Qantas plans to resume international flights.

Month-long celebration of Hispanic culture and heritage.

On September 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month officially begins, a time to commemorate the passion, culture, and history established by members of the Hispanic and Latino community. To describe someone's ethnicity, they use Hispanic (or Latino) (or Latinx, which is more recent). When filling out the 2020 Census form, those who identified as Mexican, Mexican … Continue reading Month-long celebration of Hispanic culture and heritage.

The best adventure places in Europe have been ranked by the European Adventure Index.

With the popularity of adventure sports bookings on the rise, Uswitch.com, a comparison and switching service, has examined the top European adventure activity destinations, with France leading the list. Book a Vacation with BookingBuddy and Save Big! The study used Manawa.com data on over 2,000 adventure activities accessible in 30 European nations to determine what … Continue reading The best adventure places in Europe have been ranked by the European Adventure Index.

A new Android TV app for Travelxp has been launched

Travelxp, the 4K HDR travel channel, has launched its first smart TV app, Travelxp RED, which gives viewers a new way to explore its extensive travel programming library. Over 1,000 hours of ad-free travel content are available through this app, allowing fans to watch their favorite shows at any time, while also discovering new destinations … Continue reading A new Android TV app for Travelxp has been launched

Airlines, Travel Companies Offer Discounts & Incentives for the 2021 NFL Season

Travel providers are already preparing for the 2021 NFL season, offering discounts and incentives. Starts September 9, passengers on any of American Airlines' domestic narrowbody aircraft will be able to watch live sports and news channels without charge. Sporting goods purchases, game tickets, and travel expenses for gameday can earn extra miles for members of … Continue reading Airlines, Travel Companies Offer Discounts & Incentives for the 2021 NFL Season

As of October 1, the Dubai Expo 2020 will open its doors.

From October 1, 2021, Dubai Expo 2020 will finally take place. The festival will run until March 31, 2022. Due to a coronavirus outbreak, the event was postponed last year. This year, the event is back on track. Middle Eastern nations are gearing up for a huge international event in 2020: the Dubai Expo. More … Continue reading As of October 1, the Dubai Expo 2020 will open its doors.

To begin service, Lumo trains between Edinburgh and London will cost £15.

With rates starting at £15, a new railway company wants to compete with cheap flights between Edinburgh and London. Lumo will begin operating on the East Coast mainline next month, with two services a day in each direction, before adding more excursions. It will take roughly four and a half hours starting on October 25. … Continue reading To begin service, Lumo trains between Edinburgh and London will cost £15.