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?
Coolgift Terra/ Earth is a travel pack of green experiences in association with non-profitable environmental organization Quercus. Natural agriculture workshops, urban gardening, tree planting or eco-walks are some of the experiences proposed in this newly released coolgift pack.
Russia’s first capsule hotel has opened in the new Air Express terminal at Sheremetyevo Airport. Guests are accommodated in double rooms resembling a ship’s two-berth cabin.