June 30, 2019
Month: June 2019
June 29, 2019
At busy lunchtimes venues, in cafes, bars and in the street, snippets of conversation can be both entertaining and intriguing if you pay attention to what’s happening around you. In the course of many Sunday buffet lunches at Winchester Mansions in Cape Town a few years ago, I jotted down a few of the comments overheard.
June 28, 2019
Themes For Road Trips Across Europe
There’s no shortage of themes to enjoy on a European road trip. From exploring rivers such as the Rhine or Loire, walking or driving over the mountains and passes of the Alps and Pyrenees, sampling regional food specialities or weaving a magic carpet of your own with several themes. The only limits are your imagination, time and budget– and stamina.
June 27, 2019
Outdoorsy Invites Road Trippers To Seek Experience
More than 200,000 global trip experiences are now at customers' fingertips alongside a growing inventory of rentable vehicles as Outdoorsy, which claims to be the world's fastest-growing outdoor recreation marketplace powering road trips and RV adventures, has announced the expansion of its platform.
June 26, 2019
Travel-Focused Climate Change Studio
Recognising the gravity of the global climate crisis, the Adventure Travel Trade Association is hosting the Climate Action Leadership Studio this September in Gothenburg to acknowledge the travel and tourism industry’s role in addressing and mitigating climate change.
June 25, 2019
Supporting Adventure For Vulnerable Young People
The Youth Adventure Trust’s ‘Hike Bike Paddle: Snowdonia 2019’ challenge is an opportunity for adventure brands, retailers and other industry professionals to compete in the great outdoors whilst supporting the charity’s work with vulnerable young people. Through a long-term outdoor programme, it uses the ‘power of the outdoors’ to transform the lives of vulnerable young people.
June 23, 2019
Marmot To Share Product Impact In-Store
From Spring 2020, new packaging from Marmot, a globally-distributed brand of high-performance, technical clothing and equipment, aims to ‘put sustainability front and center in the outdoor shopping experience.’ With the launch of its Sustainability Initiative, Marmot products will feature a transparent rating system that helps consumers to understand the sustainability footprint of every product throughout the entire Marmot outerwear and sleeping bag lines.
June 22, 2019
How About An ‘Ultimate’ Self-Guided Bike Tour Across Europe?
Freewheel Holidays is offering travellers the fun and freedom of its new ‘Ultimate Cycling Holiday’, stating that, ‘it might just be the greatest cycling holiday of all time.’ It has combined as many as ten tours in a row to explore Europe’s back roads, small towns, historical sites, culinary gems and urban highlights.
June 21, 2019