China Allows Visa-Free Entry to 3 More Cities

Starting on December 1, transit passengers from a total of 53 countries may visit the Chinese cities of Chongqing, Xi’an, Ningbo, and Chengdu for up to six days without a visa. A prerequisite for this is that the traveller is in transit to a third country and only makes a stopover in China. The traveller must be […]

3 Best Value Destinations for 2020

Lonely Planet recently published its Best in Travel 2020 list.  The list contains top 10 countries, regions, cities and best-value destinations that were carefully chosen for their topicality, unique experiences and “wow” factor. Today we bring you the story of three best-value destinations, so sit back and soak up another round of travel inspo. 1. […]

The Republic of Kiribati: A New Untouched Tourism Potential

The Republic of Kiribati is a sovereign state situated in Micronesia in the central Pacific Ocean. It comprises 32 atolls and reef islands, and one raised coral island, Banaba. As a tourism destination, Kiribati is for those with a passion for exploring, people who like adventure far off the tourist track in an untouched and […]

Climbing Uluru Becomes a Part of History

Uluru is the most iconic natural landform in Australia, sacred to the local Anangu people and admired by tourists from around the world. The climbing ban was announced in 2017 after a number of tourists failed to respect the wishes of the Anangu people and not climb the mountain. Ever since the ban was announced, […]

Collect Garbage and Get a Free Guided Tour in Berlin

Many cities in the world are coping with the negative impacts of overtourism. As a result, various creative initiatives started emerging, striving to make a positive impact on the everyday life of the city – be it a small or a big one. In Berlin, the city’s districts of Pankow and Mitte started taking action against […]

Think Sustainably by Helsinki

The city of Helsinki recently introduced an admirable and inspirational project Think Sustainably committed to promoting a more sustainable way of life and enjoying the city – for everyone. Helsinki aims to reduce emissions by 60% and be carbon neutral by 2030. This is a shift that requires both major structural changes and everyday actions. How […]

Indonesia Cancels Planned Closure of Komodo Island

Komodo National Park in Indonesia is the only place in the world where Komodo dragons can be seen in their natural habitat. Every month it is visited by 10,000 tourists. Starting in 2020, Komodo island was supposed to close down for tourists in order to preserve the giant lizards from the negative effects of mass […]

Thomas Cook Saga Continues

The recent collapse of British travel giant Thomas Cook continues to shake the travel industry across the world as destinations dependent on the group’s business are left high and dry. According to the words of Juan Molas, head of Spain’s Confederation of Hotels and Tourist Accommodation, there are approximately 500 hotels that are dependent on […]

Rock in Rio Is Expected to Boost the Hotel Occupancy to 80%

A massive festival Rock in Rio is traditionally taking place in the City of Rock, Rio de Janeiro between September 27 and 29 and October 3 and 6. It’s expected that about 700.000 people will attend the festival. According to the event’s organization, 60% of the audience comes from outside Rio de Janeiro. Visitors from […]