Daily travel news for 2022-12-19: Bizarre travel marketing, Measuring airline complaints and Unused vacation days

    • The Canadian Transportation Agency is now tracking air #travel complaints using a metric that tracks complaints per 100 flights… https://t.co/bOhYXweYUa
    • It’s not quite at the level of American workers, but Canadians are not using all of their vacation days … https://t.co/47BFkfIr5y

 

Daily travel news for 2022-12-11: World’s most welcoming countries, Top trending flight searches and Re-imagining voluntourism

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    • The world’s most ‘welcoming’ countries of 2022 are the ones with the least visa requirements. There’s no guarantee that the people who live there are actually welcoming… https://t.co/qPnanIs1F1
    • If you’ve got the money, you can ride on the ‘Orient Express,’ but you can also ride on the *other* ‘Orient Express… https://t.co/tTImOgfVS1

 

Daily travel news for 2022-11-04: No refunds for you, A Bourdain map and Another lame TikTok travel hack

    • Not sure how long Anthony Bourdain’s star will continue to shine, but these fans have compiled an obsessive list of the places he’s been and the meals he’s eaten and plotted it all on an interactive map… https://t.co/B6nOHPBgDK
    • This TikToker’s secret on how you can take 46 days of vacation with just 18 PTO days? Time your days off to stack up with statutory holidays. Wow, like no one has ever thought of that… https://t.co/x1yJ8u4LZg
    • I’ve had baggage handlers rip the handles off of my suitcases or smash the wheels, but I’ve never seen the level of carnage… https://t.co/tppduYSA80
    • With everyone rushing out to #travel the world again, you might think that the case for virtual experiences is closing, but there not everyone has the privilege of being able to actually leave their homes… https://t.co/5cGfsWxhyB

 

Daily travel news for 2022-11-02: Travel deals via VPN, Becoming an ethical traveller and The rise of the ‘promad’

    • Will using a VPN to disguise which country you are from get you a cheap holiday deal when shopping online? This writer investigates… https://t.co/ayLjbuiaFx
    • British football fans’ inability to spell this star’s name is causing headaches for a Swedish tourism destination.… https://t.co/JqWLZxKfs3

Daily travel news for 2022-10-31: Lowering travel expectations, Year-end lists coming early and More tourists behaving badly

    • When it comes to #travel, our expectations have been dampened down from Great to – at best – Fair to Middling and that’s a good thing… https://t.co/AsvcnQJRaq
    • Publications used to wait until the end of the year to list their top #travel destinations for the year ahead. Now there’s getting earlier and earlier like this National Geographic list… https://t.co/J7wyeLUey9
    • Another day, another tourist in Italy behaving badly. This one was posing nude in front of a cathedral.  https://t.co/okO0yAW57W
    • Did Vikings carve these runes in Oklahoma? Probably not, but it’s a cool story if they did and that matters more than the truth… https://t.co/J0CxFUKLlP