Year: 2019

Giada, an Italian blogger, talks Krakow

Giada Pappalardo is an Italian blogger, who visited Krakow for a few days back in February. We took the opportunity and recommended the best places to show Krakow’s variety of cultures and vibes. We talked to Giada and asked her about the trip – what did she see, what did she love and what surprised her. Read on to see her impression of Krakow.

Bidroom at ITB Berlin 2019

Another year, another edition of ITB Berlin. This year, 45 Bidroom employees hopped on the Bidroom bus and took a trip to Berlin to attend the biggest European Travel Trade Show. What is ITB Berlin Let’s start with the basics. ITB Berlin is a World Leading Travel Trade show that connects people and organizations from the entire travel industry all around the world. The show takes place each year in March in the capital of Germany – Berlin. Let me provide you with some numbers so that you can understand the magnificence of the show. Here are some statistics from this year’s edition of ITB Berlin: There were close to 10 000 Exhibitors – the people representing companies from all around the world that had their own stands available for everyone to visit; Over 10 000 Trade visitors attended ITB Berlin to share and widen their expertise in the travel industry; Almost 190 countries were represented during the show; More than 160 000 visitors came to see the magnificence of the show during these few …

London

Multicultural Top 5 – London Not Just A Capital City

London is one of the most well-known places on Earth or one of the most visited. It is also one of the most multicultural places on Earth. As a born and bred Londoner myself I can attune to the fact that it offers you a taste of the whole world in every sense of the word. With over 200 languages spoken on the streets of London it is the very definition of multicultural. Today I am going to tell youwhat London has to offer you as a city. This is however, just the tip of the iceberg. With some of the places listed below, you may find it hard, when walking the streets, to believe you are actually in London. Camden Town Camden is known for many things. As a part of London rich in food and art, camden market where you can find a whole host of things you never you wanted and always desired. There is also a whole host of celebrities living right on the doorstep. But one thing that most people …

Dark Tourism. A Fad Or A Favourite?

You may, or may not, have heard of this most recent growing trend. If you have then you probably watch Netflix. If you haven’t then you are probably sat there wondering what on earth Dark Tourism can possibly be. Let’s start at the very beginning. The dictionary definition of ‘dark tourism’ is; dark tourism noun tourism that involves travelling to places associated with death and suffering. Ok. So now we know what it is, but the question remains. Is it ethical? Moral? Right? Well that could be debated for a long time, it is not for me to say whether it is or it isn’t. What I can do though is show and tell you about the history and the places that dark tourists want to visit. So, here goes. Rich In History We as a species have forever been morbidly fascinated with all things related to death. Go back to the Roman Empire and the Gladiator arenas. Think about the crowds of people that used to gather to watch an execution. Even today, in …

Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day – where to go to celebrate it in an original way

For a love-filled season one question that stays prevalent in the minds of every love-struck person is how exactly do they introduce the X-factor to their Val’s Day celebration this year. How do they make Valentine’s Day a beautiful memory that triggers smiles on their partners’ faces each time it is remembered. Now, for those who are lost in these questions, you might want to keep the fretting on the low and read on. We have you covered a hundred percent. Discussed below are tips on how to have an absolutely pleasurable Valentine’s Day and celebrate it in an original way. Excited? Let’s show you how to make magic! A Retreat Into The Woods If you and your partner are naturally hard workers on every other day of the year and are suckers for the wonders of nature, then opting for a retreat into the woods on Valentine’s Day is a pretty good option. It enables you to unwind and just bond with your soulmate in a serene and beautiful environment. There are also the …

Five Golden Rules That You Need To Remember For Success

If you run a hotel you know people travel for all sorts of reasons. Some do it for business, this is travelling for necessity. Others do it for pleasure or just to get away from everything and recharge. Whatever the reason, it is your job as a hotelier to make sure they have a pleasant and memorable stay. This is in the hope that they will return or, at the very least, tell their friends about their stay and recommend your hotel. No matter the reason for your guests stay, if you implement these five rules and highlight them to your staff then you can at least maximise the chance of them returning and/or recommending. 1. People Buy From People No matter what business you are in, it remains true, especially today, that people buy from people. You could have the best rooms, the tastiest food and all the facilities under the sun, but if your guest encounters rude or impolite staff and just simply unhelpful staff, they will leave with a bad impression of the your hotel and …