Category Archives: Travel news

Korea Tourism Photo Contest 2015 – “Imagine Your Korea”

Imagine Your Korea

Visited by more than 14 million tourists from around the world, the Republic of Korea is a country beautiful and attractive throughout the four seasons. Korea’s new tourism slogan “Imagine Your Korea” promises an experience beyond your imagination. Invite the world to come and see the charm and value of Korea with your camera. Capture memorable sites and moments in Korea that fit the 5 keywords below.

The ERA OF INTERNET – FITURTECH 2015

The ERA OF INTERNET - FITURTECH 2015

Facebook, Google, Skyscanner, Cisco, Samsung, Telefónica I+D, TUI Travel, Expedia, HotelsCombined, Vodafone, among others, as well as the biohacker Tim Cannon, will present the technologies that are changing and will change tourism, thanks to the Internet for Everything (IoE) and Big Data, and its impact on the traveler.

FITUR 2015 – Madrid

fitur 2015 travel show in Madrid

Fitur, the International Tourism Trade Fair, celebrates its 35th staging from January 28 to February 1, 2015.
The United States will be presenting at FITUR 2015 its major tourist attractions and huge opportunities for business, shopping and fun.

Wings of Tatev aerial tramway shifts to spring mode

Tatev-aerial-tramway

Starting March 1, the world’s longest aerial tramway Wings of Tatev shifted to spring mode.

From March 20-31, single-way and double-way ropeway tickets will be sold with 10% discount.

Wings of Tatev will operate every day except for Monday, 10 am till 6 am.

Hong Kong’s teenage nightclub guru

Rachel Geicke: If Van Wilder were ambitious and female Read more: Hong Kong club Likuid: Hong Kong's teenage nightclub guru

It’s a cold weekday afternoon and Rachel Geicke is standing in the middle of a construction site at the top of Lan Kwai Fong, explaining the layout of her brand new club. Wearing a light grey blazer, jeans and practical shoes, her whip-straight brown hair tucked behind her ears, Geicke is the image of confidence and professionalism. Not what you’d expect from a Hong Kong teenager.

At just 18 years old, Geicke is both the creator and managing director of Likuid, a 2,000 square foot nightclub located in the old Tuscany by H restaurant space in Lan Kwai Fong.

The world’s coolest nationalities

Yep, you read that right: Belgians.

Is it possible to call an entire nation cool? Is it fair to say one nation is more cool than another?

Given that most countries have their own share of murderers, tyrants and reality TV stars, the answer is unequivocally — yes.

To help sort the cool from the less fortunate, we’ve compiled this list of the hippest peoples on the planet. No easy task when faced with almost 250 possible candidates.