What to do? It’s hurricane season and they are coming fast and furious this year. For the poor people whose homes are hit by hurricanes of course this is a calamity beyond compare – however being in the travel industry hurricanes bring their own chaos to airlines, hotels and ships. So what to do if… Continue reading There’s a strong wind blowing…
I read an interesting article about Blackbeard the pirate. I am sure you have heard of him but did you know that he was quite ahead of his time with regard to marketing? Even today his name is recognized as being a fearsome pirate. Maybe Johnny Depp used his character as inspiration for his role… Continue reading WHAT’S IN A NAME
Ships that is! A listing of the new ships coming on stream for 2016 is an interesting read. In the past few years the trend was the bigger the better. Back in 2010 the Oasis class of ship by Royal Caribbean boasted a capacity of up to 6296 passengers. That’s just slightly less than… Continue reading Are they getting bigger or smaller?
When it comes to paying for service how do you feel about that? Do you feel that you have paid enough already for the hotel / cruise / dinner that you don’t really need to start shelling out cash left right and centre? There are some countries where tipping is not expected – such as Australia… Continue reading Have you reached the tipping point?