Better prices, services boost holiday travel in China

Better prices, services boost holiday travel in China

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Nearly 730 million trips were made by Chinese travellers within China over the seven-day National Day holiday that ended on Sunday (Oct 7), a year-on-year increase of 9.43 per cent, thanks to cheaper tickets and higher-quality travel services, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The figure was […]

What My Year of Solo Travel at 64 Taught Me

What My Year of Solo Travel at 64 Taught Me

In August of 2016, at the tender age of 64, I gave away most of my possessions, rented my house to friends, and bought a small used RV, a nineteen-foot van conversion. I lived in the van for the next three months with my two dogs, learning the ropes of RV life before departing from […]

Tyler Shelvin doesn't travel to Florida

Tyler Shelvin doesn't travel to Florida

LSU nose tackle Tyler Shelvin did not travel to Gainesville, Fla., a source told Geaux247. The former Under Armour All-American has struggled to shed weight and get into the mix at a crowded nose tackle position. The source said that Shelvin remains on the LSU team. Heading into the season, starting nose tackle […]

CrowdRiff Raises $9 Million for Visual Marketing: Travel Startup Funding This Week

CrowdRiff Raises $9 Million for Visual Marketing: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Each week we round up travel startups that have recently received or announced funding. Please email Travel Tech Editor Sean O’Neill at so@skift.com if you have funding news. Earlier this week we covered Hopper’s $100 million Series D funding. The total funding publicized this week was more than $112 million. >>CrowdRiff, maker of a tool to […]

The Pocket Butler's Guide To Travel

The Pocket Butler's Guide To Travel

The Pocket Butler’s Guide To Travel – Video – NEWS 1130 Rogers Media uses cookies for personalization, to customize its online advertisements, and for other purposes. Learn more or change your cookie preferences. Rogers Media supports the Digital Advertising Alliance principles. By continuing to use our service, you agree to our use of cookies. We […]

Shh! Introverts Share Travel Survival Secrets

Shh! Introverts Share Travel Survival Secrets

Travel can be busy, noisy and crowded — a potentially daunting environment for anyone. But if you’re an introvert, it can drain your internal battery. Studies and experts suggest this personality type processes social stimuli differently from extroverts, who don’t mind frequent interaction. Introverts gain energy by reflecting and expend energy when interacting, clinical psychologist […]

Traveling with kids requires due diligence

Traveling with kids requires due diligence

Being inconvenienced on vacation is bad enough, but being inconvenienced with kids can turn any trip very sour, very fast.(Photo: Vasyl Dolmatov, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Being inconvenienced on vacation is bad enough, but being inconvenienced with kids can turn any trip very sour, very fast. For those intrepid enough to hit the roads (and skies) with […]

Why it's way more expensive for singles to travel

Why it's way more expensive for singles to travel

Looking to go on an “Eat Pray Love” journey? That solo trip may cost you. Singles spent nearly $2,660 more per year than people in relationships, reported by The Telegraph based on a survey conducted by Good Housekeeping. Majority of those expenses went towards travel, the survey found, with stag travelers spending up to 80 percent more […]