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Grab Your Passport, The Caribbean Awaits

Across the Caribbean, islands almost seem to wear necklaces of white sandy beaches. A person would be hard-pressed to find one that could be on a postcard.

In relation to the U.S., the Caribbean is easily accessible for a great majority of Americans. It’s certainly faster for someone in Arizona to fly to the British Virgin Islands than Hawaii. And the islands and their top vacation spots are idyllic. Beaches in the Caribbean are pristine, the water is transparent, and the hotels are comfortable. Since tourism is a major industry, the hospitality staff caters to tourists to make their stay memorable and enjoyable.
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Hunting for the perfect travel spot for this spring? Head over to Sweden

Virgin forests, frozen wastelands, rocky isles, cozy cottages, reindeer herders and astounding Viking history – Sweden has it all, plus exquisite dining and mesmerizing landscapes. If you’re hunting for the perfect travel spot for this spring, head over to Sweden and relish in its scenic beauty. Visiting this beautiful country feels like walking into a real-life fairytale. On the streets of Stockholm you’ll stumble upon the most inspiring cottages, cafes, old-fashioned houses, and awe-inspiring street decorations. The traditional Swedish style is fascinating. It’s now showy, but it has a special allure that will blow your mind. Here are some places you need to cross over your list to make your Swedish adventure worth your time and money.

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The beauty of Stockholm

There’s no doubt about it – Stockholm is Europe’s finest cities. Built on several islands, the capital unites the fresh waters of the Baltic Sea with Lake Malaren, where travelers can admire an abundant fauna and flora, and spend the most relaxing Sunday evening. The city is mostly surrounded by water, although a third is made up of woodlands and parks. The broad boulevards and elegant buildings reflect in the deep blue waters of the surroundings lakes. And yet, Stockholm is a high-tech metropolis with bustling business centers and futuristic skyscrapers. Among some of its best attractions, we should mention the Old Town, the beautiful islands of Skeppsholmen and Sodermalm, and the neighboring Langholmen Island.

Foteviken Viking Reserve

Located at nearly 700 m away from Hollviken, the Foteviken Viking Reserve is an evocative “dwelling” restoration of a Viking village. The reconstructed houses and onsite landscapes will take travelers back in time with a couple of centuries. The old traditions, wooden floorboards of the houses, and historical customs make this place truly astounding for travelers coming from different corners of the world. Believe it or not, the people in the reserve live like the Vikings; they adhere to old traditions, religions, and laws and they enjoy the simple life to the fullest.

Drottningholm

One of the best places in Sweden is Drottningholm Palace, which is positioned on Lovo Island. The astounding UNESCO Word Heritage Site is at a 45 minutes boat trip from Stockholm, and the moment you step foot on the island, you’ll be amazed by its natural surroundings. The palace dates from the seventeen century, and currently is the official residence of Sweden’s Royal Family. In the spring, the flora surrounding Drottningholm comes back to life. Travelers will get a once in a lifetime opportunity to admire the terraced park and picturesque sculptures from Denmark and Bohemia. Among the best attractions on site, we should also mention the Theatre Museum and Palace Theatre, as well as the Chinese Pavilion.

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Vasa Museum

Vasa Museum is better known as Sweden’s most renowned maritime museums. With over 1 million visitors per year, this place is the epitome of Swedish history. Onsite, you’ll get the chance to admire an imposing 17th century Swedish Imperial fleet, as well as the Vasa battle ship – which “slept” in the icy waters for nearly 3 centuries, until 1961 when it was salvaged. The museum houses lots of interesting exhibitions, so if you’d like to know more about the country’s tumultuous history, you can’t miss it out.

Djurgården Park

Spring is the best time of the year to explore Djurgården Park. It is a natural reserve with lots of amazing amenities for both locals and travelers. Ideal for people traveling with the whole family, this place is packed with lots of snack-bars, cafes, comfortable accommodation facilities and traditional restaurants. In terms of activities and what you can do here, we should mention biking and canoeing. There’s an amazing amusement parks in close proximity, as well as a zoo and an open-air museum.

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Visby, Gotland

Brimming with old-fashioned monasteries and an alluring historical vibe, Visby is a walled town located on Gotland Island. The place is a huge draw for international tourists fascinated and curious to know more about the Swedish customs and traditions. Onsite, you’ll see quaint cobblestone streets, steeped gables, timber edifices dating from the 17th centuries, and a lot of medieval trading houses. Visby is “the pearl of the Baltic”, and an astounding World Heritage Site with lots of amazing places of interest that will leave you speechless.

If you want to go someplace memorable this spring, Sweden is an incredible destination. It packs magnificent attractions, delicious food, welcoming people and fascinating landscapes. Sweden is a place of sheer beauty; a place where you and your loved one will have the finest, most comfortable holiday.

By Alfred Stallion and BalticTravelCompany.com!

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Ford car list: a study by Autoportal.com

Ford has been popular in India, due to the style of the cars they produce, as well as the fact that they have been producing cars which are friendly on the pocket. They have 4 cars lined up for launch in 2016 and there are presently, 5 Ford vehicles in the Indian market. Also check Ford cars Price List in India, Reviews, Model, Images

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Ford Figo

This is, presently, the lone hatchback from Ford, costing 4.39-7.55 lakhs. It is sold in 6 diesel variants, giving out mileage of 25.83 km/l, from its 1.5 liter diesel motor, which is attached to 5-speed manual transmission. It is also sold in 7 petrol variants, one of which is incorporated with automatic transmission attached to it 1.5 liter petrol motor, while the other 6 have only manual transmission, mated to its 1.2 liter motor. Both the petrol engine variants, give out a mileage of 18.16 km/l.

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Ford Figo Aspire

This is a sleek sedan, costing 4.90-8.25 lakhs and being sold in 5 petrol and 4 diesel variants. One petrol variant is fitted with automatic transmission in its 1.5 liter motor, while the others have manual transmission. All the diesel variants are incorporated with manual transmission only. The mileage from the automatic transmission-enabled Aspire is 17 km/l, while the manual transmission-enabled Aspire gives out 18.16 km/l.The diesel variants offer mileage between 23.83-25.83 km/l.

Ford Classic

This sedan seems to be named aptly, as it is really a classic car, costing 5.06-7.68 lakhs, and being sold in 3 variants each, of petrol and diesel. The mileage from the petrol variants is 21.27 km/l, while the diesel variants give an unbelievable 32.38 km/l. Manual transmission is incorporated into both, the 1.6 liter Duratec petrol engine and the 1.4 liter Duratorq diesel engine. Safety is taken care of well, with ventilated disc brakes in the front and drum brakes at the rear, which work in a high degree of coordination.

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Ford EcoSport

This is a crossover or a compact SUV, from Ford, costing between 6.80-10.44 lakhs, for its 6 petrol and 5 diesel variants and sold in 7 colors. Except for one petrol variant, which has the automatic transmission system mated to its 1.5 liter engine, all the other petrol and diesel variants have manual transmission incorporated into it. The mileage of the petrol variants is 18.88 km/l, while that of the diesel variants is 22.27 km/l.

Travel abroad without problems!

Travel abroad without problems

Having the documentation up to date, be respectful of the customs of the destination country or travel insurance to meet unforeseen will make the trip a success.

Leave travel and spend a few days relaxing away from home is a pleasure highly recommended. But ignoring what to wear, how to behave or what areas is inadvisable to go can lead to more of a problem in the destination.

If a number of tips followed to avoid errors, the stay in a foreign country will be a pleasant one. Some were shelled, and bring the required documentation or know its laws, essential to not get into trouble.

Spanish trips abroad increased, and in 2014 there were a total of 11.78 million trips beyond our borders, according to the official survey Familitur. To exit the tourist does not become a nightmare, you can follow these recommendations, some dictated from the European Commission or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.

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1. Be informed before traveling abroad

Before traveling to another country must be informed about it as possible . In addition to consulting guidebooks and try to get to know the place, you should read and consider the Travel Recommendations, one date information provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.

In these entry requirements for each country, documentation and visas needed to travel, security conditions, health status, vaccinations, currency and main telephone numbers listed.

2. Be reachable

It is convenient to let the Kin’s address and telephone number of hotels in which night becomes, in case they need to locate traveler.

Not more not registered in the Register of travelers to the Spanish authorities to trace the person or contact her in case of major emergencies (natural disaster, armed conflict, etc.).

3. Traveling with the necessary documentation and a day

Before leaving home, you should know precisely what official documentation will be needed in the places you visit. In the European Union simply the national identity, but the basic travel document is the passport. Keep in mind that some countries require a visa. To get it you must go to the Consulate or Consular Section of the Embassy of the destination country in Spain.

They are steps that can take time and require supporting documentation; therefore, it should apply well in advance.

4. How much money can be in cash?

To travel in Europe there is a limit of money that can be in cash.

This is indicated by the European Commission in its recommendations, which indicates that the amount can not exceed or equal the 10,000 euros. If exceeded, you have to declare to the customs authorities.

5. Respect the law and local customs

A traveler is presupposed respect for the place you visit. But it never hurts to remember that under no circumstances should acts that may involve an offense against the customs, symbols, or local law authorities. Good to know that legal action in Spain may be illegal and result in major fines or even jail in other countries.

It should be especially sensitive regarding religious beliefs.

It is important to note that there are places where there is no distinction between trafficking and consumption of drugs and that these offenses are punishable by life imprisonment or death penalty. In addition, in some countries it considers drug use some legal substances in Spain, including alcohol or certain medicines.

It may also be traffic offense artistic, historical or archaeological, and some products of animal or vegetable origin, so all that is acquired must be legal and have export permit .

6. In making the suitcase, do not forget health

An emergency? Everything must be planned! When traveling abroad it is essential to cover, in addition to knowing who or where to turn when they suffer a mishap:

In Europe we have the right to healthcare, provided they carry the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), which issues from Social Security free. If you need an ambulance, or call the fire department, police, etc. It should dial 112 , a toll-free telephone throughout the EU.

You must travel with a health insurance have full coverage in case of illness or accident during the journey, including evacuation medicalized aircraft. The costs of hospitalization and medical treatment are borne by the patient and are usually very high.

If you are allergic or suffering from any other disease requiring medication out there that transport in hand luggage in their original containers with clear labels. It is very convenient to carry the name and contact details of the physician and all information on the treatment and the prescribed dose.

If the required medication includes syringes, you must have a medical report certifying that need. And we must also provide a certificate from the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products, in case of traveling with psychotropic drugs or narcotics.

7. Going to the embassy, if you suffer a serious setback

The most common problems abroad are the loss or theft of the documents, which may be issued again during office hours, at embassies and consulates.

A more fundamental problem is being stopped. In that case, you should immediately ask local authorities to make contact with the consul of Spain. And if the victim of a natural disaster or a violent act, you must go to the Spanish embassy or consulate in the destination or contact the Consular Emergency Unit ( telephone 913 948 900, during office hours). Outside these hours, you can call the Ministry at the phone 913 799 700 for serious situations.

Travel connected with wifi

Travel connected with wifi

Planes, trains and buses will have Wi-Fi and allow their travelers to connect for free for journeys.

Holiday Easter are already here, and if you always were said to disconnect, today it seems that the opposite is pursued: to stay connected even in the pathways leading us to the place of destination.

Technological advances make us depend on mobile and Internet even in holidays, although it is undeniable that also give freedom to work from a beach paradise. Whether either case, it is possible that people who travel by train, plane or bus can connect to the Internet via WiFi for free. This explains in the following article.

1. Trains with WiFi service

Rail transport will soon incorporate the provision of wifi on board trains. It will begin to develop a pilot project in the AVE between Madrid and Barcelona, to gradually extend to other cars that have this technology. Thus, passengers can surf the Net without spending a single euro.

Moreover, Renfe has other new features for the new season, including highlights a luggage transfer service “door to door”, which will be operational this summer, coinciding with the increased demand for rail journeys by travelers.

You may order to collect and deliver the luggage of the client without any financial outlay, within a period not exceeding 48 hours for domestic destinations, between the point of origin and destination, whether home or hotel accommodation.

Through this service, travelers will be transported from the bags to any other charges, such as sports equipment or baby strollers, among others.

2. Mobile and wireless on airplanes

Those who move in plane also experience some slight changes concerning the use of their technological devices, the approval of new legislation that allows use during all phases of flight personal electronic devices such as phones, tablets, electronic games or eBooks, always in “airplane mode” and except for laptops.

Iberia connectivity is available for some aircraft when the A330 and A340 models. This wifi hotspot appears as an open network labeled “OnAir”, which requires opening an account with a credit card and offers two previous payment modalities: 22 MB or 50 MB, with an additional charge for every 100 KB above the plan.

3. Connection buses

As regards passengers using the bus to get around middle and long distance, the main contributions come from some carriers that have expanded their wireless connection to all your coaches, not only to the higher category . Thus, it will suffice for users to locate the wireless network and put the password to start enjoying your appliances when traveling to other destinations.

This service is characterized in that it is free in all cases, and that what is paid as a bonus on buses is the space between seats, catering service, only for a passenger seat, etc. In coaches where they have installed this connection, this improvement has not affected the price of your ticket, offered by the same rate, without any surcharge.

4. Cruising with mobile

Those unable to disengage from their technological devices while on vacation, also be used in the cruise, as most ships give free way for travelers to connect whenever they want. They can use their laptops, tablets, smartphones or other wireless-enabled, which may be in their sea voyages to stay connected with their friends and the world in all public areas of this transport system.

But unlike rail or bus, in this transport connection is not free, and many of the companies selling these tour packages have a double pay-per-use: firstly, that the customer pays consumption infrequent connections ( pay per use ) and, secondly, to hire one of several prepaid plans rates.

Traveling by train silent

The other side of the coin is the creation of silent wagons in trains. Who displease you hear conversations of other travelers by phone or any kind of noise, you can book tickets on these cars, in particular in high speed trains. They are not allowed to use the phone, there will be a PA system and less intense lighting.

Papers in order to travel abroad

Papers in order to travel abroad

The required length of stay for clothing, vaccines relevant if traveling to an exotic destination, the essential object …

The organization of a trip abroad is a careful preparation to detail, however, you can go to fret if before leaving not checked all the documentation is in order.

This article lists the necessary documents, in addition to explaining some countries like Russia, China Cape Verde or requires filing a booking, prove that they have enough to stay or have a round trip ticket funds.

EU citizens can move freely within the boundaries of the European Union, but we must pay special attention when traveling to third countries. Not have the necessary documentation to undertake the journey can be assumed not to board the aircraft or authorities of the country of destination prevent entry.

The necessary paperwork depends on the country you want to visit, although DNI, passport and visa documents are almost always ask.

If in doubt, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides an update on the requirements and documents required by the different states, information and numerous other data that can be useful while traveling : safety conditions, risk areas, mandatory and recommended vaccines, telephone numbers …

The DNI. It can be used as a travel document to enter and circulate in the following countries: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, San Marino, Sweden and Switzerland.

While some places like Bosnia-Herzegovina can travel with ID card, you should also carry a valid passport. In other cases, such as Turkey, you may come equipped with passport or identity card by the usual boundaries, but for access from the borders of the southeast and east of the country is only valid passport.

With regard to minors, whether traveling alone, they must take paternal or maternal leave or, where appropriate, judicial authorization; whether traveling accompanied by a parent or guardian must prove through documentation parentage or guardianship, with the presentation of the Family Book or other official document. In some countries like Portugal, it is essential for the child to travel with ID, even if it is with their parents.

Passport. If you travel to any country not mentioned in the previous section, you need a valid passport issued by the Police Headquarters and Police Stations. The under 14 must present a passport when traveling alone, but if they do in the company of a parent or guardian, may be included in these.

In this case, the presentation of the Family Book or proof of parentage or guardianship is required.

Although it should be ensured, as there are exceptions to the age of 14 they need individual passport or ID card to travel because border authorities do not support including appearing in the parental passport.

The so-called collective passport is used for groups who wish to go to the same place, as in the case of pilgrimages, excursions and other similar trips. Its validity is limited to one trip to last less than three months and in countries where there is reciprocity with respect to this document.

Under 21 years can use it to travel to Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sweden and Switzerland.

The visa. It is an authorization required by some countries as a prerequisite for a visit. Only valid for the particular journey for which it has requested. If a trip through an agency is hired, this process it will handle. Otherwise, you must go to the consulate or embassy of the country you want to visit. To order, you must present a valid passport. Some countries, instead of issuing the visa, tourist card dealt called.

International Driving License. If you plan to drive during their stay abroad, you may be required to process the document, known as IDL (International Driving License). In the states of the European Union just bring the Spanish driving license.

However, to drive temporarily in countries not members of the International Card is needed. The issue of Provincial and Local Traffic Headquarters, is valid for one year and it consists in different languages (Spanish, German, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic and Russian) and personal information of the owner and the permissions.

For processing you have to show your ID card, driving license in force and photocopying, along with two photographs, in addition to paying a fee.

Healthcare Documentation

It is important to carry health cards or health insurance required by each country to avoid delays in patient care or the need to pay high bills for his stay in a hospital.

European Health Insurance Card. This individual card certifies the right of its holder to receive health services that are necessary on medical grounds during a temporary stay in any of the member states of the European Union, the European Economic Area (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) Switzerland.

It is not valid if the reason someone moves to another country is to receive specific medical treatment. To obtain them, you must appear in person at any of the Attention and Information Centres of the Social Security (CAISS) National Institute of Social Security, which will be issued on the spot, after personal identification.

For dependents of the holder must also submit the P-1 model, which comprise these families.

If for some reason you can not obtain a European Health Card, you may request a Provisional Replacement Certificate (CPS) of individual character and certifies the right of its holder to receive necessary health services. In this case, each country has different rules about state medical care, so that in some treatment is free, while others must pay part of the costs.

There are also states where it is obligatory to pay the full cost and then claim a refund. In the case of not carrying the European Health Insurance Card, it may be the tourists themselves who have to cope with the expenses.

Other forms of social security. Other countries (Andorra and several South American countries) have signed agreements with Spain in health, through which the visitor can receive health care the same way as if you were in a European state. Therefore it is important to find a Care Center for Social Security.

Travel Insurance. If the signed policy not covered abroad is advisable to take out insurance for the health of short duration, that can protect while you are away. It is very useful if you have to pay part of medical treatment and in the countries with which Spain has no agreements on health. Illness or an accident abroad may mean extra costs for travel, accommodation and repatriation to be insured.

International Certificate of Vaccination. The Ministry of Health reports that the selection of vaccines for a given trip will depend on the specific health situation of the country you visit, endemic diseases affecting them, in the path characteristics of its duration, general health status of the traveler and the time available before the trip.

This means that preventive measures should be recommended in medical services in a personalized way, so experts advise go to the International Vaccine Centre, where the International Certificate of Vaccination is provided.

This certificate is essential to visit certain countries, especially in Africa, Asia and South America. The most common vaccines are yellow fever, typhoid, tetanus, cholera, hepatitis A and B, meningitis, polio and rabies.

Other vaccines are advisable only in special cases, where you have to individually assess traveler. It is recommended to consult before traveling, plus the website of the Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization.

Some of these vaccines are administered several weeks before the completion of the journey, so it should not be left to the last minute.

Certificate of Vaccination for pets. You can travel with dog or cat by any state of the European Union, provided that it can be identified by a tattoo or a chip and be in good standing certificate of rabies vaccination. The same rules apply in countries free of rabies or where the disease is under control.

Where rabies is not well controlled, more stringent rules apply.

Therefore, you should check the entry requirements of animals in the consulate or embassy of the respective country.

A new study reveals how and why we travel in 2030

A new study reveals how and why we travel in 2030

Colombia. Are you a “simple search” or “search capital”? A new study reveals how and why we will travel in 2030.

The report commissioned by Amadeus and written by consulting global consumer trends The Future Foundation defines six “traveler tribes” or segments that will come to the end of the next decade The findings are based on interviews with leading futurologists, specialists of the travel industry and travelers from around the world

Between now and 2030, more than 1.8 billion people worldwide will travel every year, so that motivates us and how we behave how are radically different than they are today.

At the end of the decade, some people buy and consume almost entirely travel experiences are shared based on how or how much “capital” generated by social networks. Another group of travelers will require overall simplicity and freedom to organize their own trips in 2030, meaning that this be done remotely by a third party, as much as possible. At the same time, a specific group only emerge with a more hedonistic, indulgent desire and that shall cause experiences.

These are only some of the provisions of the Future Traveller Tribes 2030: future understanding traveler , a new report released today, which identifies the different characteristics of travelers and industry segments expect arise and become prominent over the next fifteen years.

The research process, which had a psychographic, not demographic approach, forecasts based on consumer research in the Future Foundation to identify six different characteristics of travelers, such as:

Seekers Capital structure their vacation almost exclusively with the online audience in mind, believe strongly in the recommendations of users to validate their decisions. A new market will open based on the “Klout-boosting breaks”, full of friendly moments consciously.

Cultural purists see the holiday planning as an opportunity for immersion in an exotic culture, even uncomfortably, where the pleasure of the holiday depends on the authenticity of the experience.

The Ethical Traveler make travel plans based on moral factors, for example, reducing their carbon emissions, improving the lives of others. They often improvise, add an element of voluntary eco-sustainable community development or activity in your holiday.

Simplicity seekers prefer package offers, avoiding manage many details of the trip. Holidays for this tribe represents a rare moment in life to take care of themselves with guaranteed safety and fun.

Participants by obligation are geared for a specific purpose of travel, whether for business or leisure and, therefore, have time and budget constraints. They look smart algorithms based technology capable of eliminating any discomfort in travel.

Bounty Hunters are only interested in rewarders travel. Many want something that represents an extraordinary reward or offer a premium experience, a high return on investment in time and energy in your professional life.

Julia Sattel, Senior Vice President Airline IT, Amadeus, said:

“Looking the past 15 years, it is difficult to estimate the growth which reached the travel industry in terms of innovation, costs and options for travelers. And, as we look forward to the next 15 years until 2030, it is clear that the change only will accelerate.

With this in mind, understand the new “tribes rating” will be vital for all suppliers, buyers and sellers of travel in the coming years, to ensure that decisions right investments made now to help facilitate and meet the industry demand for larger customization than ever, the entire travel chain. ”

Nick Chiarelli, director of Future Foundation, said:

“Our research shows not only that the type of experience required by travelers in 2030 will be different than in 2015, but the way travelers bought and engage with industry is also about to change.

Over the next 15 years, the desire to share travel experiences will be intense and thus the impact of share buying trends and inspiration will grow. As consumers in developed markets address a posmaterial was, first, we expect a much greater focus on experience and, secondly, ethics, both environmental and social, to significantly influence behavior and travel options for people. ”

Virtual vacation in South Africa with Oculus Rift

Virtual vacation in South Africa with Oculus Rift

In Britain this year you can discover Africa without leaving London or Manchester.

This month in some bars in London and Manchester has launched a campaign that allows to enjoy, thanks to virtual reality goggles Oculus Rift and binaural audio, five minutes from virtual vacation in South Africa, during which we walk through the market Neighbourgoods in Johannesburg, feeding elephants in a sanctuary, kitesurfing, enjoy panoramic views of Cape Town from a high point of the city or swimming with sharks.

After the adventure activities, to “virtual” tourists will take relax at a bar market Neighbourdgoods surely intended to make users do not feel too disoriented when the hulls are removed. A real bars also They will try to give them a very African feel, as DJ’s prick after the virtual experience South African music and food will be served, and those all this is not enough, South Africa pictures and videos will be screened.

According to John Herrada British manager of South African Tourism’s objective it was to surprise the British tourists and Oculus Rift was the best way to reach a young audience . For its part, the SAT Comunity Manager (Tourism South Africa), Tolene van der Merwe, said that to his knowledge,

“It is the first time a tourist office based in UK Oculus Rift used to display the position of such a varied way and offers a very real immersion using art technology to create this interactive experience.”

Of course, despite the realism offered by Oculus Rift and binaural audio it is always better to experience live, so those that are released into the adventure of visiting South Africa need information of all conditions of entry into the country, vaccines and safe, so you might be interested in the travel insurance Axa Assistance.

Also, do not hesitate to visit the office of South African tourism as the Rainbow Nation offers a wide range of activities, whether you’re with your family, relaxing vacation or a desire for adventure, so do not hesitate to inform you about tips do a walking tour and make the most of what South Africa has to offer.

Aruba Convention Bureau Celebrates 20 Years

Aruba Convention Bureau Celebrates 20 Years

The beautiful and tranquil beaches, sunny days, the best care and the most varied and delicious cuisine are part of the perfect place to enjoy a few days of meeting and learning conventions, events or business and even more from August and up December this year, when the Aruba Convention Bureau will share the celebration of his 20 years with his public corporate travel.

During this month, business groups can experience not only the joy and beauty of the island, but also use its infrastructure for events with special offers: for groups to confirm their stay before 30 September and which are composed of from 100 to 299 people The island has an incentive of USD $ 2,000 to spend on the island, and for those with more than 300 people will receive * Applies to groups traveling from August to December 15, 2015.

The happier the Caribbean island also offers six of the best hotels with different benefits to offer its guests the best corporate experience.

Those who are part of the celebration are: Aruba Marriott Resort Stellaris Casino, Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort, Divi Village Golf Beach Resort, Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Casino, Renaissance Aruba Ressort Casino, Aruba Cribbean Hilton Casino Resort and The Ritz-Carlton Aruba. Everyone always ready and willing to welcome all guests with characteristic hospitality of the place.

Among the benefits offered by various discounts in hotels and the hotel services you will find spa, casino, housing or consumption within the hotel. Besides this, other surprises as receptions are prepared to give a warm and elegant welcome to the best local style.

The challenges of tourism in social networks

The challenges of tourism in social networks

Social media experts and tourism, invited by Clubrural.com, pioneering and most lodgings in our country site, guide professionals in the management of social networks, during the meeting Geek Travel Trends.

Tell stories, convey experiences and bring pictures, key social networks in tourism.

In Spain there are over 14 million Internet users, aged 18 and 55, who regularly use social networks but how to capture their attention and loyalty if only a third of SMEs are active in them?

Knowing which are essential in the tourism sector and how to manage were the questions to which they responded in social media experts, invited by the meeting Clubrural #GTTRedesSociales.

“We must be more visual in social networks and those which help and assist the traveler”.

The challenges of tourism in social networks

“The user-generated content is essential to convey destinations: opinions, experiences and photos.”

What social networks should be accommodation, travel bloggers, destinations and tourism businesses? How have to act on them and use them for both customer and for their acquisition and retention? All this, considering that more than 14 million Spanish Internet users, aged 18 and 55, are regular users of social networks (96% are on Facebook, 56% on Twitter and 66% use Youtube) and 62% state that rating and comments on them will influence their decisions about products and services, according to the latest IAB.

To tap this potential, clubrural.com has organized the V Geek Travel Trends, meeting in which experts in social networks, digital communication and travel, Clara Soler and Juan Andres Milleiro (NH Group) discussed the key for companies and entrepreneurs industry know how to make an effective strategy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube to reach the traveler, get their attention and convince:

“We must know what we want to achieve public objectives and to choose where and how to be. “We must be more visual in social networks (Facebook, Youtube and Instagram) and where we can help and assist the traveler “.

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, essential today for destinations and accommodations, as channels to provide useful and unique content of the area and its activities as well as for customer support.

The traveler is the protagonist, “leverage content should be generated, their stories, experiences and photos” and “no fear of criticism, taking them as an opportunity to provide better care and them loyal” Because we all fiamos what others counted when choosing destinations.

“Social networks allow you to bring the traveler will find a destination or accommodation humanize him. We must convey what makes them different (landscape, gastronomy, activities organized …), telling stories. ”

“Social networks are not a sales channel, are a showcase. But shares in them can be measured to analyze the results. ”