many of us are already planning our winter vacation, weekends on the slopes, or yet another fabulous New Years Eve. For those deciding between ski and spa holiday we suggest solution in the Adventure section – just go for both. Learn about the numerous ski centers and mountain hotels offering a perfect apres-ski experience in their top spa facilities. Travelers desiring some spiritual boost can go for the famous pilgrimage places listed by UNESCO in our Religious supplement. Did you know that the only Jewish UNESCO site outside Israel is in the Czech Republic? Or that the most complete Buddhist monastery can be found in Islamic Pakistan? Heritage listing is also the topic of the Heritage section of this issue. Is it worth the effort to renovate an old historic building? Does it lead to at least some profits? Let us get familiar with the numerous advantages of redevelopments and the success stories of several properties. Niche tourism and new markets are the focus of the Professional supplement choosing only few of these subbranches of the tourism industry. Ever thought about the peculiarities of family travel, disabled tourists or even tribal tourism? Let us have a look at this colorful tit bits from the always intriguing world of travel trade.