Provence: where history reigns supreme!

Provence’s history is sometimes overshadowed by its other attractions, such as its food and wine, its scenery and its climate. However, this region has been a hub for many civilizations over thousands of years, endowing Provence with its own, very special heritage. Provence: Greek and Roman influences Provence’s connection to Ancient Greece dates back to […]

Have you caught the big mountain skiing wave yet?

The practice of leaving the groomed snow of the ski slopes and swapping them instead for the thrill of the less-explored territory of the off-piste world is becoming more and more popular. There are many names for this approach to skiing: freeriding, back country skiing, big mountain skiing are just a few. As the conditions […]

Travelling to Europe : what sim card package should I choose?

Many travellers have become wise to the extremely high roaming charges levied on their calls and data usage when abroad. One of the most obvious solutions to this problem is a sim card package. You can buy country-specific packages, such as a France sim card or you can opt for the even greater flexibility of […]

Ski holidays in the French Alps and other winter sports too!

The typical French ski resort offers a lot more than just skiing. Once upon a time, ski holidays meant just that – skiing and lots of it. Nowadays, travellers are looking for more variety in their winter vacations, and ski holidays in the French Alps can give them variety galore! Alpine ski resort Val Thorens […]

Chamonix hotels: serving a wide spectrum of visitors!

The French Alps have always attracted a wide range of visitors thanks to the diversity of leisure activities on offer in the region, but also the huge selection of hotels and other kinds of accommodation. Although many people associate hotels in Chamonix with the upper-end of the market, therefore assuming they will be more expensive […]

mountain climbing

Mountain climbing

Mountain climbing is considered one of the most dangerous and extreme kinds of active tourism. Today it represents a whole industry that is constantly developing and getting more and more popular. As a rule, people climb mountains in the summer, when the weather allows you to reach the peak with as little effort as possible. […]

extreme tourism

Extreme tourism

Active types of tourist activities are winning more and more popularity among travellers. Especially popular is diving, one of the most extreme types of such activities. Diving is dangerous but at the same time thrilling. Parachute jumpers and downhill skiers are not unquestionable leaders anymore, because the number of divers around the world is rapidly […]

Cruises

Sea and river cruises

Sea and river transportation of tourists is usually implemented in the form of carriage of passengers, excursion voyages, ferry trips and cruises. The major type of sea and river transportation of tourists is cruising. Cruising is an international business that represents a complex of market structures and combines a number of international market segments. On […]

catering

Catering

When going on a tour you would probably like to expect the tour operator or a travel agency to include meals in the price of your tour. But there are also other options. Let’s take a closer look at them. Catering is one of the principal services of a tourist product. Three major forms of […]

style of service

Style of service

Maintaining a certain style in communication and serving guests is an important element of work of every hotel. Style of service is a set of certain rules and standards of behaviour of the staff in servicing guests of the hotel. Each of the workers contributes to the creation of the client’s good image of the […]