SPAIN OVERNIGHT STAYS UP IN 2011
Whereas France owes a lot of its tourism to campsites, caravans and one-day visits without the need for sleeping, Spain has built its reputation and tourism base on long-term holidays with the need for hotels. It is, indeed, this area, … Read more on Tourism Review
2 Britons die from Legionnaires disease in Spain
"When that happened we immediately sent out a scientific expert to Spain and informed our guests there," Green said. He said that after initially giving vacationers the option to leave the hotel, it later made the decision to move all of its remaining … Read more on Boston.com
Travel advice: saving money on a city break
A basket of tourist-related costs including drinks and meals came in at £37.72 in Spain, £45.57 in Hungary and £45.58 in Portugal. Costs in France were nearly double those in Spain, at £69.72, while Italy looked extremely expensive at £89.03. Read more on Telegraph.co.uk
Video highlights and feedback of our tour to Cordoba in October 2011. This sophisticated city was once the capital city of the Moorish kingdom of Andalusia. As a outcome of this, it boasts the “Fantastic Mosque” or “Mezquita”, 1 of the most fascinating buildings in the globe. This creating was built in the 8th century and was the largest and most gorgeous mosque outside of the Middle East and it is now the Cathedral of Cordoba. We visited the picturesque Jewish quarter to explore the labyrinth of winding narrow streets, shaded flower-filled courtyards and attractive squares. We visited the Synagogue, the only 1 remaining in Andalusia, dating from 1315. The walls are adorned with plaster perform of plant motifs and epigraphs referring to the psalms, and Song of Songs.
In June of 2011, we went on holiday to Spain. We spent most of our time in Costa Del Sol in Malaga Province. The climate was fine, food was fantastic, numerous internet sites to see! Video Rating: five / five
Highly personalized travel experiences that involve private guide tours will be one of the most popular ways to explore destinations around the world in 2012, according to the team at Viator.com the leading resource for researching and booking more than 9,000 tours and activities in 800-plus destinations in more than 150 countries. To help inspire travelers to explore more personalized travel options this year, Viator has named the top 10 private guides from among thousands within the Viator Private Guide network. Local professionals representing destinations from Bangkok to Barcelona help travelers create unique one-of-a-kind experiences. In addition, Viators selection of private tours around the world provides travelers with special opportunities to get below the surface of their destination with many VIP perks as well.
Our goal is to help travelers have the best experiences where ever their journeys take them, and for an increasing number of travelers this means finding an expert private guide, said Ms. Barrie Seidenberg, CEO and president of Viator.com. Our private guide bookings sky rocketed last year up 90% from 2010, as more travelers realized that they could find a professional private guide that could provide a custom tour tailored to their interests at a great value. When you read our guide reviews, youll see that a private tour is often the best part of any traveler’s experience in a destination.
Viators Top 10 Private Guides
Viator has compiled the list of the Top 10 Private Guides on the Viator Travel Blog as part of the 2011 Viator Travel Awards. The Private Guide ranking has been compiled using traveler reviews and ratings as well as booking and other business-driven data gathered from the Viator Private Guide Network, made up of more than 2,000 qualified local guides in more than 500 destinations around the world.