Sleep and eat in Beijing during the Olympics

Only two days until the Olympic games start in Beijing … if you plan a last minute trip there, it is time to prepare! By the way, the reason for the Olympics starting on 08/08/2008 is the meaning of the number 8. It is a lucky number in China. 8 is pronounced „ba“ in Chinese.…

Let it rain

Today I read about a funny promotion of Priceline on TechCrunch. Priceline is giving a „sunshine guarantee“ for over 100 destinations from July 1 to September 7. If it is raining for at least half of your vacation, you will get your money back. Unfortunately there are no European destinations listed in the deal. Therefore,…

Travel websites

In the last weeks we did some extensive research on travel websites (a very wise thing to do as a travel start-up ;-) We found two types of websites which really impressed us, because they are technologically leading-edge. The first type of website is meta-search. These sites compare and filter the prices of flights and…