Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

Top ten European weekend destinations

Top ten European weekend destinations

Top ten European weekend destinations

The economic crisis that affected the whole world in the past few years also put a mark on the travel industry. The number of tourists has decreased for all types of destinations just as the funds available for vacations.

Under these economic circumstances many individuals compromise and change the one-week or two-week holiday with one or two weekend vacations. The weekend destinations should be close so the traveling time to get there to be as short as possible. This is the main reason that makes the European continent very attractive for weekend city breaks. (more…)

Top ten airlines

Top ten airlines

Top ten airlines

The very first airplane operating airline in the world was the Dutch company named Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij also known as KLM. The popular Dutch airline operated its first flight in May 1920. Since then dozens of different airlines emerged transporting millions of people around the world. Although the number of flights and travelers constantly increased, the air transportation is not profitable and the whole industry survived only thanks to state support.

The top ten airlines in the world are: (more…)

Top ten most visited cities in the world

Top ten most visited cities in the world

Top ten most visited cities in the world

The tourism is one of the most affected industries by the global financial crisis. The number of tourists and the money collected were both decreased comparing to the previous years.

However, there are some destinations that will always attract a large number of tourists. Among these destinations we can find the top ten most visited cities in the world.

10. Shanghai, China attracts more than 6 million tourists each year. Dating back from the 6th century, Shanghai has now a population of more than 19 million people, being the most crowded city of China. (more…)

Austria, best skiing destination whole year

Austria, best skiing destination whole year

Austria, best skiing destination whole year

Located in the Alps, the highest mountain area in Europe, Austria is appreciated mostly for the skiing resorts that can be found all over the country.

The largest mountains in Austria are GrossglocknerĀ  with 3,797 m, from the Hohe Tauern range, Wildspitze with 3,768m and Weisskugel with 3,739m, both from the Oetztal Alps range. Soelden, Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Ischgl, Sankt Anton am Arlberg, and Obertauern are the most important wintersports resorts in the Austrian Alps. (more…)

Thailand, the amazing pearl of Southeast Asia

Thailand, the amazing pearl of Southeast Asia

Thailand, the amazing pearl of Southeast Asia

Thailand is a well known tourist destination since the late 60s when this gained its place among the most exotic and luxurious destinations in the world. Thailand has come a long way since then and now has hundreds of luxurious but cheap hotels welcoming the tourists from all across the world. With more than 14 million tourists each year, Thailand is the 18th most visited country in the world. (more…)