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10 Things to do in Bologna

Are you planning to visit Emilia Romagna and want to know what are 10 things to do in Bologna? Find out here. Located in the heart of Italy, Bologna is the ever lively historical capital of the Emilia-Romagna region in Northern Italy with a population of 388,367. The city has served as the center of […]

Metasearch engines, a new scenario for online reservations

What are metasearch engines? Metasearch engines are search engines that aggregate and compare information, prices, offers and reviews of hotels and other accommodation facilities. Metasearch engines collect on a single platform the rates offered by many booking portals, giving the user the convenience of viewing the various proposals on a single page. Which are the […]

Choosing your Property Manager, five tips that can help you.

Choosing your Property Manager is the first thing to do when buying a property and don’t have the time or knowledge to look after it. Being a landlord is not everyone’s cup of tea. It requires patience, hard work, and a resilient attitude. Once you have invested in a property, the next decision you need […]

Agreement with Trip.com, Holiplanet aims at Chinese Market

Holiplanet, continues its expansion program and has recently signed an important agreement with Trip.com. Trip.com is an online travel agency, launched for the first time in the end of 2017. The Trip.com brand is owned by Ctrip, the second largest OTA in the world, which also includes Skyscanner. Acquired by Ctrip with a view to […]

Visiting Marche? 5 things to absolutely see in Fermo

Are you planning a few-hour visit, but you have no idea what are the 5 things to absolutely see in Fermo? Follow me in these few lines because I’ll let you know. If you are in town for work, study or pleasure and have little time to visit the city, here is a list of […]

Airbnb: Pay or charge? This is the dilemma

A doubt has arisen in the minds of Airbnb’s hosts, pay or charge? As of June 4 2019, Airbnb has launched its new commission scheme intended primarily for property managers; this change, to be considered epochal, is increasingly bringing Airbnb closer to other online booking platforms. Airbnb pricing model The platform is born with the […]

Short-Term vs. Long-Term Rentals, what is best?

Investors in the real estate business have always had a plethora of different options when it comes to the type of property they are going to purchase. Short-Term or Long-Term Rentals? For some, this decision is an easy one while for others, it can be confusing. Gone are the days when investors only look at […]

Green Season in Phuket – Looking at the Best Season to Visit!

As summer approaches, many people living in the colder parts of the world think about heading to places in Asia with sunny skies and warm days. The idea of a laid-back lifestyle entices many as they plan on putting their shorts on to enjoy the beach life. Here in Phuket, the weather doesn’t have four […]

The City of Towers – Bologna

Preserving the traces of civilizations, Bologna is known for its art, cuisine, and fabulous palaces. The oldest Italian university, the University of Bologna, keeps the city teeming with students with different backgrounds, hence transforming it into a city of different cultures. If you are planning to spend a weekend in Bologna, here are some places […]

Why choosing a Luxury Villa Over a Hotel While Travelling?

The travel industry new trends are coming out each year. With the changing mindsets and expectations, the usual traveler is all about the experience. Not too long ago, 5-star hotels were the go-to locations for tourists. However, this trend has changed in recent times, and people are have moved towards customised vacation settings that boost […]

Fermo and its territories

The history The Marca Fermana or Marca di Fermo, in Latin Marchia Firmana, was an administrative subdivision of Central Italy subject to the jurisdiction of the city of Fermo. It originates from the Fermo regional duchy established by the Lombards within the Duchy of Spoleto and maintained in the new territorial distribution following the conquest […]

Marche, a region to discover

Marche, between sea and hills. On one side the Apennines, on the other the Adriatic coast; in the middle, endless sweet hills on whose top are located the ancient villages protected by solid city walls. This is the photograph of the territory of the Marche, a region to discover; a region little known, but of […]

Phuket, 5 unseen places to visit

Phuket is a very large and extremely popular island. Most of its locations are worldwide know and on are every visitor’s to do list. Besides these there are many spots that are unknown to the majority of tourists. Most of these locations are hard-to-reach and offer a great getaway from the usual hustle and bustle […]

A day in Rome: The Complete Itinerary

Visiting Rome Rome is a mystical place where you get to see the quaint relics from the past and feel the spiritual vibe. Although Rome has enough to keep you busy for months, moving around the entire city as a tourist in a single day is possible. This post will take you to the sites […]

Disintermediation

Disintermediation is a term used in the banking/trade world and not commonly heard in the every-day language. What does it mean? It literally means eliminating intermediaries, thus weakening the role of mediators and … who are the mediators in the hospitality sector? Obviously travel agencies, tour operators and real estate agencies that generate bookings for […]

Airbnb Fever…..

Let’s go back in time 20 years; it’s the end of the 90s the New Economy’s funeral is organized and everyone is panicking with the dot.com bubble scandal. If we think about the impact of technology and the socio-economic dynamics of recent years, we quickly realise that there was no such funeral… Since the end […]

Food in pills for Phuket experts

Here’s a brief guideline on how to get around Phuket as a true islander! Discover the Dim Sum, Gai Tod with Kao Niao and much more… 

Just landed in Phuket ?

Just arrived in Phuket? Here some tips for you. Depending on the time of day and where you are heading, the transport to your hotel can take from 10 minutes to 2 hours, so it can be much less stressful to stay in a location that is closer to the airport. Prepare to spend 10/15 […]

Don’t miss the Thai new year

Why Thais celebrate the new year in April? The first day of Songkran is National Elderly Day. There are many rituals at schools at temples… children pay respect to older people pouring fragrant water into the elders’ palms as a gesture of humility.

Diving around Phuket

In tropical waters you can easily spot coral reefs and colourful fish by simply putting your head in the water. With a snorkel set it certainly becomes more exciting, but the ultimate experience is without a doubt Scuba Diving.