Travel & Tourism (148)
Deprivation Vacations are the latest rage for US business travelers and travelers on holiday. Resorts and day spas across the country now offer boot camp-style activities, tight-rope walking and extreme trekking. For the less intense, other vacation destinations offer yoga, cooking and dance classes.
Why it matters
In our post-recession world, the irony is that perks like free wi-fi and breakfast are no longer “perky” enough to reel-in travelers. Today’s post-recession travelers are looking for an inspiring experience to push them to extremes well outside their comfort zones. Will we start to see luxury resorts offer extreme activities to attract more holiday makers?
youXcity is an online community where both tourists and locals can exchange views, opinions and experiences on places and events in Vienna. Users can mark their views on an interactive city map and attach pictures and videos. The result is a collaborative online travel guide providing advice and recommendations for visitors.
Thanks to the Museum of Me, Intel takes users on a visually beautiful tour of their life on Facebook, inviting users to tour their Facebook content as a journey of visualisation that explores who I am.