SWITZERLAND: NON-HOTEL ACCOMMODATION SHARE GROWING FAST

Andrea Hausold -
Apartments, campgrounds and Airbnb accommodation are booming, while the share of classic hotels is declining in Switzerland. Paradoxically, however, Swiss hotels are doing well. In the winter season t...

CHINESE TOURISTS INVADE GREECE AND INVEST

Nik Fes -
Chinese tourists are currently “invading” Greece in big numbers. Last year, 150,000 Chinese travelers visited the country. Usually they travel in groups, but more and more individual travelers are als...

HILTON INTRODUCES NEW MICRO-HOTEL CONCEPT

The Hilton Group, which will soon be 100 years old, officially announced the launch of the new Motto brand this week. The concept includes the so-called micro hotels with urban flair in attractive loc...

CHINESE TOURISTS TRAVELING TO THE RUSSIAN ARCTIC

Nik Fes -
Chinese tourists are flooding Russia in huge numbers and are especially fond of the arctic regions. The number of Chinese tourists travelling to the lands of the Northern Lights has increased by 400% ...

THE VENICE SIMPLON ORIENT EXPRESS - RELIVING THE GOLDEN AGE OF RAIL TRAVEL

Gary Diskin -
Redolent of deco-age glamour, the Venice Simplon Orient Express is the luxury train par excellence. If you pine for the days when ladies and gentlemen dressed for dinner and travel was still an extrav...