Hotel Site Files Antitrust Complaint Against Expedia and Booking

Expedia, as well as Booking Holdings, are the subject of an antitrust complaint in Europe related to discount hotel rates. Pictured is the Expedia app. Bloomberg Skift Take: The omnipresence of wholesale hotel rates making their way onto online travel sites is becoming epidemic, and the big online travel agencies may be trying to throw … [Read more…]

South Africa’s Travelstart to Buy Corporate Travel Agency Club Travel

Pictured is Travelstart’s headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa. The online travel agency is expanding into managed travel. Travelstart Skift Take: Travelstart is taking a logical next step in expanding from its core leisure travel business into corporate travel through an acquisition. — Richard Holmes U-Shaped Memory Foam Rebound Travel Pillow Neck Support Head Rest … [Read more…]

Traditional Kenyan foods

Exploring the food of the Kenyan coast is a lesson in history. The dishes are a mix of the many cultures of the region, from the Bantu peoples to Islamic, Indian, and European influences. To eat along the coast of Kenya is to learn its rich Swahili past. Swahili represents many things. It is a … [Read more…]

IKEA sending one person Copenhagen

Denmark regularly tops lists of the happiest countries in the world. IKEA believes some of that Danish happiness comes from the home, and they’re sending one person to Copenhagen for two weeks in September to test that theory out. One person will be set up with a typical local salary (and pay typical taxes on … [Read more…]