Monday, 2 December 2013

Alberta Offers some of the best Eco-Friendly Hotels

Devonian Hotel & Suits is a four diamond all suites hotel in Fox Creek, recognized not only for their high class accommodation solutions, but also for their commitment to making the world a little greener with their eco friendly hotels in Canada. Devonian Hotel pertains to the Devonian Group, which is a Fox creek based real estate, construction, development, and property management organization. 

With guests becoming increasingly more aware of the importance of a green approach in all aspects of living, more and more hospitality facilities seek ways to make a real difference when it comes to the environment. The Green-Key Eco-Rating Program initiated by the Hotel Association of Canada is the ultimate test where hotels get recognized for their high standards of social and environmental responsibility across all areas of their operations. 

The achievement of the 5 Key Eco-Rating is a great honor for the employees of Hotel. Their success is the symbol of their dedication to the implementation of many environmental initiatives and inspired thinking. In recognition of their extraordinary level of commitment to making the world a better place. 

Devonian Hotel joined the exclusive ranks of environmentally-aware hotels in September 2012 after receiving the 4 key rating two years earlier. There are many elements that contributed to the hotel’s success in this highly competitive test, including their 100% smoke-free policy, as well as their participation in government energy reduction programs, such as Save-on-Energy. In addition, increased staff training in environmental awareness and behavior and the introduction of eco-friendly products and amenities also played a significant part in their accomplishment.

Through the 5 Key-rating distinction, Devonian  has becomes one of a handful of Eco-friendly Hotels in Alberta Canada using sustainable practices that include waste management, energy and water conservation, building infrastructure, indoor air quality, community outreach, and land use and environmental management.

Friday, 29 November 2013

Importance of Tourism in Idaho Falls

It’s interesting to know and note several statistics revealed by research bodies on the nature and trends that are evidenced from state and national tourism boards of Idaho fall. Tourism has grown and robustly supported foreign exchange earnings of the nation in critical times.

Tourism has been the mainstay and source of vital resources and finance for many state governments, individuals and corporations.

Important Tourism Trends of Idaho Falls

For many foreign tourists Idaho fall is a mystical land to explore a variety of perspectives. With a variety of attractions and tourist sites that amplify a rich historical background. These inherent qualities make it attract several foreign tourists’ arrivals as evidence suggests in these figures and help with formulation of tourism policy.

Inbound Tourism Figures:

Going through the figures of tourism in 2012 Idaho attracted about 6.58million foreign tourists. These are significant figures compared to 2010 figures of 5.78million. 

Outbound Tourism Figures:

Idaho’s national visiting foreign countries have also registered increase. The figures for 2012 are 14.92 million and a growth of
6.7% over 2010 figures which stood at 12.99% million with growth of 17.4%over the preceding year.

Domestic Tourism Figures:

Domestically 1036.35 million tourists visited other states and union territories with a growth of 19.9% over the preceding year whereas the figures of 2010 were 747.70 million with a growth of 11.8% on the preceding year giving the benefits to Hotels in Idaho Falls. These are still significant figures from state and national tourism boards.

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Tourism always been valuable in France.

France has a scientific identity distinct from its world image of a country of wine and high fashion aficionados. The French have given us the metric system, hot air balloons, the aqualung, aneroid barometer, and the Cassegrain telescope.

Concorde and Boeing

France had a big hand in developing the supersonic aircraft Concorde in collaboration with the British. It ruled the airways over the Atlantic for 27 years before it was retired. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is also an example of advanced French technology in aircraft designing.

French Observatories

Paris Observatory: France is the perfect destination for Tourism and Travel for people interested in space and astronomy. The Paris Observatory is the premier establishment in France. It is famous for its study of astronomy and astrophysics. It is a grand research institute. It is more than 300 years old. The observatory was built to give technical support to the seafaring citizens of France who had conquered many areas of the world.

Marseilles Observatory: Observatoire de Marseille is located near Marseilles. It was established in the nineteenth century and is famous for the discovery of galaxies called Stephan’s Quintet in 1877.

Nice Observatory: Observatoire de Nice is located on Mont Gros in Nice. It was also established in the nineteenth century. It has now been merged with CERGA which itself was dissolved in 2004. France is a very prosperous country. It had a great Empire, which extended to Asia, Africa and the Americas. Therefore, it has been a leading nation in scientific discoveries too. This is evident from its great scientific museums.

Friday, 25 October 2013

Best Tourism Sites In India

As we all know a fact that “Tourism” plays a significant role in the growth of India as a developing nation. Tourism is growing rapidly in India. Following are few sites in the northern region of India that are responsible for enhancing the tourism in India.

Hawa Mahal – It is one major landmark in Jaipur that attracts most of the tourists in the capital city of Rajasthan and also known as the “Palace of Winds”. Hawa Mahal has pink color five storey impressive architecture that attracts travelers from all over the world. This building contains 953 small windows and it is decorated with lattice work.

Golden Fort – Jaisalmer is well known as the “Golden City” of India and the reason behind this is the Golden Fort also known as Sonar Kila an impressive fort complex situated in the city of Jaisalmer. It is one of the most popular sites in the northern region of India and also included in Seven Wonders of India.

Golden Temple – In Amritsar city a prominent Sikh Pilgrimage Destination and Gurudwara is located that is known as Golden Temple also known as Harmandir Sahib. It is revered by people of all faith and it is one of the most significant holy places for Sikhs. In northern India it is the essential part of a well-designed India tourism package.

Dal Lake – Kashmir itself is known as the paradise on earth and Dal Lake that is located in Kashmir adds the essence of beauty to the place. To have a sheer Romantic experience you must do Shikara Ride over Dal Lake. Dal Lake is the most popular and visited India tourist place. Luxurious and deluxe houseboats on Dal lake offers good accommodation facilities to Tourists.

These places in India provide an exceptionally amazing experience in Tourism and Travel that can be treasured for life time.

Friday, 18 October 2013

Significant Factors that are Responsible in affecting Tourism

The three factors responsible for affecting the travel and tourism industry by the recent economic downturn, these factors are as follows:

1. The rise of comfort food:
According to Food service and Hospitality Hamburgers are always popular during recessions for tourism management professionals revealed by a Canadian hospitality business magazine. During financial problems and economic hard times consumers are attracted to less-expensive food choices therefore Casual food actually has an advantage during that time.
2. Less travel, more staycations instead of vacations:
Deloitte along with the Travel and Tourism industry conducted a survey and in that survey most people revealed that they would love to travel around the globe but they planned to save money by staying closer to home. Similar results are being uncovered around various parts of world by travel industry with the help recent studies.
3. Traveling business is down:
In the same survey by Deloitte for the travel and tourism industry, 58% of respondents said that they expected to travel less for business in the following year. As businesses cut travel - relying, instead, on technology such as Skype and video chatting - tourism management teams may need to relax their expectations as they renegotiate yearly procurement practices with frequent corporate clients. They may not be able to increase their prices at the same rates as they did in the past.

Monday, 7 October 2013

Tips to Boost up Travel and Tourism Business.

As a self-styled travel and tourism entrepreneur, if you want to give your guests some best possible experiences, here are few tips with which you can leave your guests with the memories that they can cherish for life time:

* Providing a special treatment:
For a particular travel and tourism facility, the guests never want to be treated as if they are just another faceless source of income. You must learn the likes and the dislikes of your guests by making efforts at appropriate time, and by your efforts you should treat each guest personally in a proper and unique manner and make them feel comfortable.

* Unique Decor:
To escape from a routine and monotonous life people choose to travel. You can give your guests a place to stay that is interesting and different at the same time by decorating your facility in a tasteful but in an interesting manner. According to your budgets you can decide on the creativity you want to do at your place to please your guests.

* Tempting Food:
To enjoy the rich, delicious foods the most soothing time is vacation period. You must make sure that you feed guest’s belly with good quality and elegant food. It is not important to have a large menu but even with a simple small menu you can provide food with a unique and tempting taste with careful cooking.

* Making your surroundings perfect:
People are interested in your location; this might be the reason if tourists have traveled all the way to your enclave. By providing the locally produced fresh food you can make the best use of this advantage of your area.

To grow your business of Travel and Tourism, make sure you follow these above mentioned tips to gain success.