Travel & Tourism (148)
Good holiday weather guarantee
The hotel chain Iberostar offered a voucher to cover any days which it rained during the Easter break for those staying at its hotels.
Why it matters
Consumers see their holiday as one experience and companies in this market need to consider every factor as part of their remit. Will they start offering the consumer other guarantees that holidays will live up to expectations? Will money back offers for disappointments in the travel market become increasingly prevalent?
The T-Box is a power generator that captures wind energy from passing trains. Placed beside the current tracks on 1 km stretches the generators would be able to power remote areas that lack electricity or rail sub-systems.
Low-cost airline Easyjet have started offering 12- hour holidays in locations such as Ibiza. The mini-breaks are aimed at those wanting to enjoy the “night life” of Ibiza but not commit to a ‘proper’ holiday.