Posts Tagged ‘travel’

VIR Sentenced By Unister Opinion In The Report By The TV Magazine

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Responsibility for serious online flight offers the tourist providers and not consumers Munich, 26 April 2012 (w & p) of Internet travel distribution Association (VIR) reacts with incomprehension on the opinion of University Service GmbH in the ZDF WISO”by last Monday. The business magazine had reported fluege.de is the flight Portal associated with Unister and described specific cases where an advance not displaying service charge was calculated in addition customers in the final booking. Unister spokesman Konstantin Korosides insisted in the television report that transparency rule on the above portal and all costs to see. At the same time, he recommended the consumer centres to train senior citizens with regard to Internet bookings, because according to Unister especially older customers would get the prices wrong. VIR Board Michael Buller shows puzzled about this proposal: to portray seniors as seemingly naive and simple-minded Internet users, is in no way of our Experience.

As Saxony was determined by the Consumer Council also in the WISO post, there are complaints of all ages regarding the mentioned booking problems. The television report also called an EU regulation, according to which the total price including taxes and charges at the first mention of the offer must be displayed. We deem this arrangement reasonable and justified, because consumers here can make a unique purchase decision due to a price and for this there must be fair competition.” The seven biggest online travel companies in Germany – by the booking method described in the report of the WISO Buller Michael distanced on behalf of members affiliated in the VIR. The VIR Executive Board stressed: the responsibility for a reputable online flight booking is not at consumers, but at the respective tourist providers. The way of booking the WISO post criticized differs fundamentally from those of VIR members. All our members receive certificate the TuV Sud safer shopping from neutral point and dedicated to binding quality standards. Give certainty, to be on the VIR Member portals consult reputable, competent and customer-friendly and serves consumers.” Michael Buller continued: the exemplary impulses, which we use in the context of the VIR for the entire travel industry, suffer from alarmingly through methods such as the operations described in the WISO post. The entire online travel industry suffers this.” The VIR: The Internet travel distribution Association (VIR) is the Trade Association for the tourist economy of the Internet.

Its members include tourism, lastminute.de, opodo.de Expedia.de, ebookers.de, HolidayCheck, JT and weg.de seven of the largest online travel companies in Germany, who generate revenues of around two billion euros. All VIR member companies have themselves and their services TuV certified and thus occupy a role model for the entire travel industry. Supporting members of the VIR are Alliance global assistance, Amadeus Germany, BPCS consulting services, CEWE COLOR, DB Sales, DERTOUR, DMC Digital Media Center, fact-finder, FTI Touristik, GIATA, HanseMerkur, Pisano holding, Sabre Travel network, sunny cars, traffic, travel IT, Travelport, arranged, Travelzoo (Europe) Ltd., TrustYou, TUI interactive and @Leisure BR BV. Further information about the Association, visit. “” Branch: Internet travel distribution Association, Celtic ring 9, 82041 Oberhaching, phone: 089-610667-29, E-Mail:,, Internet: press releases on the Internet: the latest press releases are on the Internet under in the press area “to the download” available. The inclusion in the press distribution via the Internet is also possible. Take advantage of our service and subscribe to the RSS-feeds of VIR.

Medellin City Of Export

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Medellin, city of eternal spring, is the second largest city of Colombia. With a pleasant temperature of 24, it is the city where the spring is always in fashion. If we are in Medellin, we can not visit the following places: Parque Arvi and its Cable Arvi. Cable system allows access to the Arvi Regional Park, it is a beautiful natural forest, where we find the Rio Piedras Blancas, impressive landscapes and a variety important bird. By the conditions of the terrain, eco-tourism and extreme sports is practice a lot. There are many hotels and areas for camping. Jardin Botanique de Medellin: has a great display of living collections of flora, as his impressive and majestic exhibition of orchids, exhibited in modern architecture, a site that attracts foreign tourists, by its great biodiversity in modern architecture. Explore science and Technology Park: is a great gathering of science, where knowledge of physics, chemistry, and many more are practiced. Find out detailed opinions from leaders such as State Street Global Advisors by clicking through.

One of the most beautiful amusement is the Aquarium, which exhibited numerous aquatic species. Feet barefoot Park: Is one of the most modern buildings in the city. Integrates into your environment, aquatic, vegetables, landscapes and even Sandy surfaces. It offers culture, fun and a rich gastronomy. Botero and Antioquia Museum Park: according to paisas, these two sites are those who identify to Medellin. It is the Cultural Center par excellence, where there are regional and national meetings at the level of art and culture. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from Vladislav Doronin Forbes. The Plaza Botero, is a permanent exhibition of 23 sculptures, the largest international celebrity of the moment, the master Botero. Near the Botero Park, you can visit the Parque Berrio, the Palace of culture Rafael Uribe Uribe, Paseo Carabobo and the Candelaria church, tour attraction by others, already by the pass the route of the Metro. El Pueblito paisa: a beautiful and cosy place, where you find all the folklore, architecture, gastronomy and culture kindness paisa capital of eternal spring is beautiful and if you want choose hotels in Medellin Colombiaque provide preferential treatment, comfort, technology and own house privacy must analyze all aspects. No doubt a good hotel in Medellin Colombiacon the luxury concept and a family atmosphere, easily find in the sector of el Poblado.

University Service GmbH

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Fluege.de airline survey: Condor too inflexible in the customer survey of the Internet portal fluege.de 79% of respondents indicate to recommend the airline Condor, however, overall only about half of the respondents with the relationship between price and performance is satisfied. As the news report on fluege.de, interfere with the passengers on the lack of goodwill in excess baggage. It must be paid even less exceeding the predetermined number of kilos. And although the customer with the service are generally satisfied, they want the option of online check-in and demand more legroom for long-haul flights. Facebook has many thoughts on the issue. Just when the legroom, only 25 percent of the surveyed passengers were satisfied.

A further point of criticism is the supply on board: only 33 percent of the respondents are satisfied with the catering. “35 percent rate the dishes with satisfactory” and 24 percent awarded the school grade 4 for the menus. The missing selection of dishes is often criticised by respondents. The extra cost for vegetarian Courts encounter little understanding. 71 percent of respondents Condor fellow airmen, however, satisfied with the submitted drinks. “” Film and music on board rate 28 percent with good “and another 28 percent with satisfactory”. Many respondents wishing that the required headphones in the price are included and must be purchased not in addition.

With the range of magazines and newspapers, 43 percent are satisfied. However, the small number of available specimens is criticized. Frequent flyer is angry about the small range of the film and the accompanying film repeats. That’s why the passengers could also most likely on the movies, as well as magazines and the on-board duty-free renounce, if so the price could be lower. Long-haul pilots, however, perceive the service as essential. A good catering, convenience and entertainment are a good flight for them. More information: news.fluege.de/…/ airline customer survey by fluegede… About fluege.de: The University of first media GmbH markets successful German-language Internet portals in the travel sector as,, and. Also, the University Service GmbH, acts as a tour operator and travel auctions the online auction site via. Complementary products and services are offered in the areas of finance with and consumer information with.

New Mercantile Exchange

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

To say that Amsterdam is striking a good climate it is impossible. The average temperature in July and August do not exceed 25 degrees Celsius in winter does not fall below 0. In addition, the city of Amsterdam is famous for its frequent rains and strong winds. However, do not rush to pay attention to other cities. In Amsterdam, there is something you will not see anywhere else. A bit of history Amsterdam – the capital of the state called the Netherlands. Supposes that the city was founded in 1275 by two fishermen, rather it was a village in a swamp along the river Amstel.

Due to the fact that the river often overflowed and flooded the house, the dam was built. And was named Amsterdam. Perhaps check out Larry Ellison for more information. From the word "dyke" and "Amstel" – the name river. Already in the 17th century, Amsterdam became the largest port and biggest shopping center in the world. Today, Amsterdam is cut up a system of artificial canals that connect with each other 70 islands and 600 bridges. It is believed that the number and width of the channel the city of Amsterdam than even Venice. Perhaps, Amsterdam exceed Venice, not only on the number of bridges, but also the beauty of the city? Attractions in the red light district in Amsterdam is the church Oude Kerk, which was erected in honor of St. Nicholas the saint.

Worshippers believe that the saint protector of sailors and Nicholas seamanship, which brings to the present day city of Amsterdam a huge profit. It is worth see in Amsterdam and the National Art Gallery. It was opened in 1800. Here you can admire paintings by Rembrandt and paintings by other great artists. Real works of architecture Art Amsterdam is also a bridge Blauwbrug, New Church, New Mercantile Exchange, the Royal Palace and other buildings. Well, of course, the street red light. Indeed, it has a unusual architecture, as Situated in the old part of town. But it's worth noting, is famous for her sex shopami, prostitutes who offer their services, shops where you can buy soft drugs, etc. It's amazing how a combined Amsterdam public vices and high culture. So do not be surprised to see that the streets along with the usual for us, courting couples walk people with different sexual orientations. Visa regime Arrive in Amsterdam you can only have a visa to the Netherlands. To obtain a visa you will need several documents: 1. Passport. 2. Color photos (3,5 to 4,5) – 2 pcs. 3. Copies of pages of a Russian passport. 4. Help with work showing positions and wages. 5. Bank document, which confirms that you have at least 50 euros per night to stay in the Netherlands. 6. Invitation. The visa is issued in the Netherlands for about a week. So, if you decided to go to Amsterdam, then take your time. You are waiting for unusual adventures and unforgettable experiences in the country of absolute freedom!

Rest Places For River Trips

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Almost all tour operators offer Restplatz for River trips to load travel – a super way for cheap holiday rest places for River trips, are minute by all tour operators, offered under the official list price. Who wants to go on holiday soon determined, can book one of the cheap places of rest for tour operators. It will be difficult if opt for a certain country already has, because it still remaining places are not always free. Who is however flexible and also like elsewhere travels can save money with a rest room. These so-called load minute travel is one the fastest in the Internet on the pages of the tour operator. It will be offered in addition to long-distance travel, such as adventure trips and expeditions, in the different countries. You can determine the best rest place offers, by comparison, on special Internet sites.

You must determine the prices not on each individual tour operators, and then subsequently compare these. It takes far too long and When they finally found the best operators, it can be that the remaining places are already sold. Usually, the rest places for people are suitable, which can take leave in the short term, or it doesn’t matter which, where the journey goes. Who must register holiday early with the employer, use probably prefer the early-bird discount, which also significantly reduces the travel price. Who book late or wants to snag a rest place shortly before the holidays, can have bad luck and must spend his vacation may at home. Just before the peak tourist season, there are often no remaining places. Families have often no other choice with children to go in the holiday vacation and to get enough rest places for air travel, the risk is simply too great.

Etihad Airways Expands

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

New air route to Dusseldorf enjoy who want to escape the winter and the eternal gray in Germany and instead some Sun wants to, can now fly four days a week South thanks to the new flight of Etihad Airways. The online portal fluege.de informs about the new flight route of Dusseldorf from private and business travellers and discusses planned extensions. Etihad Airways has evolved steadily lately. These include cooperation with other airlines as well as expand its own flight offer. The latest extension is now a flight route from Dusseldorf to the Arab hub in Abu Dhabi.

Since December 16, the airline flies four times a week to the capital city of North Rhine-Westphalia and has thus made a further connection between the Arabian peninsula and Europe. Currently private and business travellers can fly every Monday and Friday at 2:05 of Abu Dhabi to Dusseldorf, where they arrive against 6:25 local time. For the return flight, a machine is at 11:00 each to the Available, which reached Abu Dhabi at 20:25. For longer stays, there are also flights on Tuesday and Saturday. On these two days, a later return can be selected, which leaves Dusseldorf against 21:30 and arrives the next morning at 6:55 in Abu Dhabi. Visitors to Abu Dhabi to Dusseldorf International Airport can on Tuesdays and Saturdays, to fly at 9:00 in the North Rhine-Westphalian state capital.

The time of arrival on German soil is then at 13:20. A further extension is planned until April, foresees then daily flights on this route. For more information: news.fluege.de/… University Service GmbH Lisa Neumann

Attractions

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Livadia, to the claims of scientists are not of ancient origin. In the early 19 th century Livadia land, as in many other areas of the Southern coast of Crimea belonged to the Balaklava Greek battalion commander, Colonel Reveliote "Livadion" in Greek means "meadow". Obviously, the site of the Livadia was once grazing land. In 30-ies of the same 19 th century land acquired Count Potocki. On the order built a house various services, and a well-known horticulturist Delinger divides the park. V1860, the Livadia buys royal family.

A year later under the direction of the court architect Monighetti began rebuilding the old house under the Potocki Palace construction of another Little Palace and other buildings, greenhouses, stables. Were given in order of vineyards cover 43 acres, built vinpodval. At the vineyards Livadia working poor, mostly seasonal workers. For their hard work they receive a pittance. It is no coincidence here and began the first strike on the South Coast.

"Crimea strike by the Russian Tsar" reported: "7oktyabrya in located on the southern coast of Crimea estate of the Russian tsar" Livadia "occurred great scandal: 50 workers went on strike. The reason for the strike – the workers discontent faulty issuance of money and abuse. Among the Crimean job is gratifying fact makes a strong impression, promote growth class and political consciousness. "That's the king – says even more dark mass of workers – it turns out that our blood he drank no worse than any contractor. In 1910-1911 in the place of the old palace erected a new, as it was called then, White Palace, which survived in our time.

Gifts From France

Monday, June 30th, 2014

France is considered the most romantic country. Around her there is a peculiar aura that attracts lovers romantics from around the world. Here you will find, noisy city with lots of restaurants and boutiques, and beautiful nature and excellent museums, and quiet little villages and ancient castles. It is no surprise that almost every woman dreams of a young age to go to France. Having been there once, you're likely to seek there again and again. What to do? Such is it – the land of love and romance, fashion and fine art. What to bring a gift of such a wonderful and unique country? This question is usually everyone's mind from day one travel.

I want to present something unusual, something that is characteristic for this country. But in this case, you need not worry – in France this problem you will not have. See that and more money for all enough! Of course, the first thing that comes to mind is the famous French wines. The range of wines in France just huge. Find for every taste and budget. But if you (or your friends) is not a great connoisseur and gourmet, you may want to take advantage of Board of experienced travelers who visited France more than once: "It is better to take wine range from 4 to 10 euros. More expensive to take a special meaning there.

It should be an expert in wines, to understand that the wine for 20 euros more than 8 ". Also, I advise you not to forget that before you drink wine, it must be open in advance – for about half an hour. This is done in order to enable it to "breathe" air, to collect oxygen. When choosing a wine as a gift to be remember that the post-Soviet space in general, people prefer sweet wines. But as they say, "the taste and color – no friends." So choose what you like.

World War Chusovskoy

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Your itinerary for trekking in Siberia chieftain paved by Chusovoi. After the hike Ermak area was inhabited by Russian quickly Cossacks, Russian settlements were built on land Chusovoy – Kamasino, Kalina. The modern era Chusovoy people in the 90s. XIX century., At the time was established and began work Chusovskoy plant. The existence and development was Chusovoy associated with the plant. In the process of consolidation and growth of plant products grown and settlement. Having successfully completed two conversion, revolution and civil war, metallurgical plant into a modern production, and settlement – the city of Chusovoi, one of the best industrial district centers of the Perm region.

During the difficult years of World War Chusovskoy plant made a significant contribution to the victory in the war. Passed deep modernization of the enterprise, was produced a significant amount of steel and armor units of mass produced shells and cartridges. By the mid-1980s. Chusovaya has become a modern, big city and industrial center of the Urals. The company's products are constantly in demand at many enterprises in Russia and around the world. Locomotive depot Chusovskaya responsible for the smooth operation of a large transportation hub. Excellent work on preparation of the enterprise resources – limestone and timber.

The district has successfully developed agriculture. The whole world was famous sportbaza 'Spark' and its alumni, is constantly becoming champions in winter sports. Local song and dance troupes toured with success not only in the USSR but also in Europe. The city has grown up a whole galaxy of original authors. Everything changed in 90 years. Processes that time, heavily impact on all spheres of life chusovlyan. The difficult economic situation, alcoholism, unemployment, crime and poverty of the people were the main features of the changes. Several times on the verge of bankruptcy turned out to plant. To date, almost all products goes abroad, putting income residents Chusovoy completely dependent on the level of world market prices and stock manipulation. Ill-considered reform and the separation of ownership led to a sharp stratification of the population and chusovlyan degradation. A telling blow on income residents financial crisis – have been strong at the factory layoffs, many workers sent to the 'holiday'. However, life goes on. Again goes Winter, have children, and a glimmer of City residents hope for happiness.

Icarus

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Everyone, without exception, it is known that the most difficult part of the holiday – a trip there and back. Some occasionally does not want to go on vacation because of the need to shake all day in hot cars or do not have opportunity to stretch his legs stronger Icarus. When a person has a choice of how to go to a spa, a large majority will choose the plane. This is the fastest and most convenient way to get to the selected locations holidays. On numerous islands in fact except by air is not getting at because you will not go well on a long journey by ship, which could drag on for weeks. Yet quite often it happens that scheduled flights at the location where the person you need is rarely performed, sometimes in a time when you're on the plane are not able to trite catch. Naturally, there are aircraft leasing, but it can not afford or a very successful businessman, or the cheerful company of a dozen well as solid receiving friends. Normal hardworking, middle-income private rental on a plane just for ourselves do not even dream of.

And yet salvation is available. At present, there is the ability to get favorable to very different resort in a certain period of time suitable to you directly, and this at a cost that is two times lower than the price of the cheapest ticket normal flight. This charter flights, there are special flights that are conducted only during summer vacations and are inserted in their charter flight schedule. The peculiarity of such flights is that they are organized request of private firms, charters are assigned to the intervals between scheduled flights, while flying back and once in the opposite direction. Charter flight brings to the resort one group at a resort and takes away from there to another group. Traditionally, custom aircraft carries a tourist company, but it often happens that a flight is cleared several travel companies.

A large mass of air tickets for charter flights are sold to those who orders in these firms tours, and the remaining may buy for everyone. Numerous businesses, most often in a situation of world crisis, trying to save money, fly charter. The level of service to these flight no lower than in the standard class of ordinary regular flights. Some people are afraid to travel on charters due to the fact that this flight organized by small companies. They say that companies are willing to save and specially ordered quite old and perhaps damaged aircraft models. The reality is very simple. If you choose a tour operator as a serious company with an excellent selection of reviews, then you automatically receive a guarantee that the charter flight will be conducted on a qualitative plane. And seeking to save money, do not complain about the quality charter.