Archive for the ‘traveling’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

insurance

Insurance

In most cases when going on a tour to another country people may find themselves in extreme conditions: this may be caused by the change of climate, chemical composition of the water, other dietary habits and many other changes that imply a certain degree of danger. That’s why one of the most important elements of […]

excursions

Excursions

Excursion services designed to satisfy people’s needs in communication with spiritual and moral values, in gathering of knowledge, including professional knowledge, in the conditions of free choice of objects, methods and means of such communication. General requirements to excursions may be divided into compulsory and recommended ones. The compulsory requirements include: safety of sightseers, safety […]

transport and tourism

Transport used for travelling and tourism

It’s really hard to imagine any tourist activity without the necessity to use transport. Transport services are among the most important ones within the structure of a tourist product. It is connected with the fact that all tourist routes (except the pedestrian ones) presuppose the availability of vehicles for transportation to a recreational facility or […]

Major hotel services

Major hotel services

The major hotel services are: reception, reservation, settlement, consumer service and distribution of hotel room capacity. The reception service is often referred to as the “heart” or the “nerve center” of the whole hotel. This department is contacted by the customers most often as this is the place where everybody goes with all kinds of […]