For many the term 'residential tourism' will be new, but it first started to achieve prominance online as far back as 2006. At the time it was used generally to describe the thousands of families who moved away from their home country each year, but it quickly became the term used to describe second property owners who used the second property for a holiday.
Tempting as it may be to assume that this relates to foreign visitors, it in fact describes equally well those nationals who have a second property.
If you are looking for that guaranteed white snowy Christmas then Spain is not really for you but Spain as a whole is a very popular holiday rental destination for Christmas getaways due to the sun, sea and sangria. Where are the best holiday rental destinations in Spain to spend your Christmas and New Year? From the mainland cities in the north of the peninsula to the beaches of the Costa Del Sol, Spain has something for everyone.
News has it that search engine giant Google are soon to be rolling out their "Flight Search" feature to other international countries. A few months ago Google tested the new feature in America with booking links to airline sites only and exclude online travel agencies such as Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity from their flight search results. A search on Google Flights will only return airline results.
It is entering the winter season and the time has come to dust off your boots, wax your ski's and think about heading off for a week or two to practice your moves. Here are 5 favorite Ski resorts in Europe for both beginners and black run lovers who can enjoy a fantastic skiing holiday winter season.
Travel Apps have really made the way we travel much easier. Apps that help you find your way, to restaurant guides and airport information. These 5 popular apps can be used whether on a family holiday on the Costa Del Sol, Skiing in Chamonix or planning on climbing Everest. Whether you are a full on Globe trotter or a weekend away tripper these 5 Travel Apps should help you on your way.
The start of the Christmas season is well under way and soon it will be the time to do that last minute shopping. Christmas markets are famous throughout Europe and you can usually pick up something different. Today I want to give you some of the favourite markets to visit throughout Europe this festive season.
The Rental Property Market Trends 2011 report is the first in a series of detailed months reports produced exclusively by Campaya, the holiday rentals company offering rentals from private home owners and professional agents in one place.
The report, and associated Infographic, looks at a series of Top 5 trends in the market place, looking at favourite destinations, most popular activity holidays for those taking self catering rental holidays, what people are looking for in their rental property home, and what they are packing in their suitcases.
Much has been made of the fact that tourism in Spain was one of the best ever this Summer with 21 million international tourists to Spain during the months of July, August and September, an increase of 8.5% compared to last year.
Navelgas is located at the Western side of Asturias. A small village of no more than three hundred inhabitants, rich in traditions, culture and gold. Navelgas mines have the distinction of being part of a complex gold mine through underground trenches that are still visible and date back to the Roman Empire.