Life on the move. Where life is your stage and your only choice is to perform. HP knows how people depends on technology for communication, work, and entertainment but is also aware how people or fashion conscious today. To answer the high demand for stylish gadgets, HP recently launched the Paparazzi, a campaign combining HP functionality with high end technology fashion design.
The company asked the help of top photographer Dave Hogan who works with Madonna, Bono, David Beckham and the elite of the celebrity world. Hogan injected the paparazzi atmosphere into the campaign capturing the HP notebook collection in uber-posh situations with all the flash bulbs, style, and beauty. The creative geniuses of Saatchi & Saatchi implement the print and online campaign initially in the UK, Russia, Germany, and France.
On the 30th of September 2010, Thursday a tourist bus was abducted by an armed gang in Acapulco, Mexico. The incident resulted in the kidnapping of around 20 men.
This incident of kidnapping of 20 tourists happened during the Thursday afternoon at a very posh area of Acapulco, around which a number of tourist hotels, discos and shops are located. The place is located by the beach line and is extremely popular amongst the tourists as well as the local public.
The tourists who have been kidnapped came from a western state of Michoacan. Michoacan is yet another major force trying to gain control over the region surrounded by Acapulco, it is also a point of drug war in Mexico.
Soon after the incident, police was not in any position to comment anything.
On 2nd of October 2010, Saturday a small plane crashed near the Nazca Lines of Peru. The plane was carrying 6 passengers, 4 of them were British tourists and 2 were Peruvians. The police reported that all of them have died.
Amongst the 4 Britons, 3 of them were men and 1 woman. Both the Peruvians were men-one pilot and the other co-pilot.
Nazca police had reported that the Cessna plane crashed due to an engine trouble. The plane crashed into the field, the police along with firefighters are trying to recover the dead bodies from the plane.
The sight of the crash i.e. Nazca Lines is a mysterious place that was etched into a desert by an indigenous group hundreds of years ago. In fact it is amongst the leading tourist attractions in Peru and has been identified as UNESCO World Heritage site.
One of the biggest travel-review like sites online, TripAdvisor will be facing legal action against many angry hoteliers. This happens due to their defamatory and unbiased reviews. These kind of problems were also seen before in similar sites like Yelp or Booking.com however TripAdvisor is the one to suffer due to all of the complaints received against them.
TripAdvisor claims its the biggest hotel review site in the whole planet with an estimated of 35 million reviews on their site, each one written by individuals (reviewers). Due to the nature of human beings, where we all look for reviews before booking a hotel, TripAdvisor seems to have influenced negatively and increased reputation to some terrible service hotels.
More than 400 hotel & restaurant owners approached KwikChex.com which deals with their online reputation and as proposed by the co-founder of KwikChex.com, Chris Emmins, they could bring a group defamation action against TripAdvisor next week.
The seven years that passed led to a decline in the Britons spending holidays abroad according to the latest National Statistics.
Also the inbound tourism declined because of the weakness of the sterling. Compared with the same period a year ago this year there is a decrease in the number of people traveling abroad for holidays.
Sandie Dawe said” The winner has been the stay-cation”- so people have tried to have their vacations at near areas attractions. There has been an increase in the business trips by 3% , but for trips to see relatives or friends it has decreased by 7%.
By checking the statistics you can clearly see a slight decrease in tourism.
The econimical crisis we have faced have affected directly even one of the most lucrative industries in the world, the tourism industry. According to recent data, 2011 will be the year with the most tourists travelling from various places
Reviewers have been only too harsh when it comes to the Chatwal hotel, but that was only because the wait, too has been prolonged for too long. People have been anticipating the hotel’s launch since December of 2006 (more than three years).
Just a few days ago, photos of the newly refurbished hotel was released to the excited public. The hotel, formerly called Lamb’s Club and under Vikram Chatwal’s care, is now being run by his father. While no other details about the hotel’s makeover has been released, an actual opening date was set.
According to the hotel representative, Chatwal Hotel will be opening its doors for overnight stays by invitation only from the middle of July to the end of the month. By August 1, 2010, it will officially be open to the public. With the hotel’s improvements, the brand new Chatwal will certainly raise the bar for a lot of luxury-boutique hotels out there.
Abacus International affirmed that nowadays traveler faces a lot of new stresses such as security and health screening; the circumstance would be not as good without the helping hand of new travel technologies to smooth the way and system from end-to-end.
Robert Bailey, President and CEO of Abacus, Asia’s foremost travel facilitator declared that travel agencies, airlines, and hotels that deploy these modern technologies to distribute smoother, more memorable customer experiences will be winners in the up-and-coming Travel scenery.
According to a recent Microsoft survey, 52% of possible travelers seek out three or more sites before booking their airfare. As well as, 42% of tourists use up between one and four weeks weighing their travel alternatives, while 17% spend more than one month doing this. Looking at the quality of online experience for travel buyers, half of all surveys struggled with poorly constructed, puzzling and imprecise travel websites.
Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service which links the UK with the continent has officially signed as a Tier 2 partner in support of the bid for the FIFA 2018 England bid.
The latest tie-up with another major sporting initiative follows the announcement by LOCOG for Eurostar as a Tier 3 sponsor and the International Rail Services Provider for London 2012.
Eurostar is well used to carrying teams and supporters for football, rugby and other major supporting events. It is a natural partner as it operates around 50 trains daily between the UK and the continent.
England 2018 Bid’s CEO, Andy Anson, said “The fact that England is easy to get to and easy to get around is an important selling point of our bid. Eurostar is a fitting example of our world-class transport system and we are delighted to be working with them for the remainder of this campaign.”