Booking Holdings and Expedia in Arms Race to Deliver the Connected Trip

Travelers check an information monitor as weather causes flight cancellations and delays during a winter storm in Boston, Massachusetts, February 5, 2014. Dominick Reuter / Reuters Skift Take: From the wishful thinking and hype of years ago, the connected trip is beginning to draw real investment and to become a thing. It will take a … [Read more…]

EDreams Adds Hotels to Prime Subscription Scheme

In 2017, eDreams Odiego moved into new offices in Barcelona designed by Vimworks. The company is pushing its new Prime subscription product. Vimworks Skift Take: EDreams is certainly putting a lot of effort into its Prime subscription offering. The test will be how it goes down in other markets and how it performs over a … [Read more…]

Pre-Soviet-era Ukranian dishes

For too many people, Ukrainian cuisine boils down to borscht. And while the beetroot soup is hands down a staple, there’s more to the country’s cuisine, which was largely created by farmers and peasants in need of hearty meals. Down-to-earth and filling, Ukrainian food is rich in root veggies, grain, pork, and dairy. Stewed for … [Read more…]

World’s tallest indoor climbing wall

In another superlative achievement, the United Arab Emirates will be home to the world’s tallest indoor climbing wall, as well as the biggest indoor skydiving flight chamber. Part of indoor adventure venue Clymb Abu Dhabi, the new experiences are set to open on November 29. The climbing wall, called The Summyt, will be 141 feet … [Read more…]