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Medieval castle turned into the most luxurious hotel in the world

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ashford castleAn Irish castle XIII century was declared the best luxury hotel in the world. The choice belongs to the international network Virtuoso travel agency. Ashford Castle is now a 5-star resort complex, after being renovated with the help of an investment of 67 million euros.

Ashford is one of the oldest castles in Ireland and is located on Lake Corrib. It has no less than 82 highly luxurious rooms and is also the first school premises Irish Falconer. After being turned into luxury hotel, tourists can see luxury of nobles living in the past. A standard room costs 500 euros per night presidential suite and reaches 2,500 euros per night.

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Of course, guests staying here will enjoy all the modern comforts: there are luxurious bathrooms where guests will receive the famous perfumery soaps designed also were added to the castle a cinema and a billiards room. The hotel has hosted dignitaries over the years, celebrities and even kings, writes Daily Mail.

Tourist now staying in the complex can take part in various activities: archery, fishing in the lake or riding. They can also learn how to tame a hawk, and those who organize their wedding here will get even rings Dingle the owl’s beak, star complex.

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The castle was built in 1228 and belonged to the family of Burgo Channel. Recently, the complex was renovated, the added air conditioning system, wireless internet and a spa salon, plus other modern facilities. The hotel was bought with $ 20 million Red Carnation Hotel company, which subsequently invested 67 million euros to renovate it. The restoration lasted three years and was mainly carried out by local craftsmen.

Virtuoso Hotel of the Year title, now designated travel agencies, which means the recognition as the best luxury hotel in the world, is a great success for the company which received.

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The things you can get for free on flights

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flight freebiesSteep price of a ticket includes case basis, services offered to passengers by way of gratuity. Few know, however, that travelers may require certain services without being charged extra.

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The publication Business Insider has made a list of services that can get on an airplane without being forced to pay extra. A full dose of juice Flight attendants often prove quite stingy with the amount of juice that poured into the glass, sometimes offering just half a dose of content, especially if you add in glass and ice cubes. You can ask to be provided around the box if you attract attention that is not enough juice to appease you. Or you can ask to refill your cup when you want. Basic Medication The rules may vary from one company to another flight, but most planes on board a kit with necessary medications for headaches, stomach, bandages etc. They are free, so you can ask if you need.

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Hot chocolate instead of coffee or tea Companies flight Etihad Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Qantas, and Southwest Airlines are among those that offer an alternative to coffee or tea a cup of hot chocolate. Alcoholic beverages Although most companies have begun to charge passengers flying for just about anything, and alcoholic beverages, there are still some that offer free alcohol. These include Alaska Airlines (beer), US Airways (coming from international flights) Delta (wine, beer, spirits from international flights), Lufthansa (free alcoholic drinks menu for all flights). As a rule, alcoholic beverages are offered free flights or the interational last long. Cosmetic sets For long flights, many of the companies flight sets of personal care which may include earplugs, pens, playing cards, comb etc. Emirates Airline offers quality cosmetics such as shaving cream, toothbrushes, socks, hand cream etc.

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Snacks or another portion of food Snacks provided during certain flights fail to satisfy the hunger, so you can ask a second portion, and you will be notified if they have left after receiving all passengers. The rule also applies to portions of food. You may request another portion and you should bring, if remaining, Visiting cockpit Although security measures are stricter regarding visits to the cockpit, many airlines still accept such requests. The best time you can make such a request is after the plane reached its destination after the plane landed, because when pilots are not rushed.

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The error is serious reason to stress luggage for many tourists, because if you end up in this situation can not fully enjoy the holidays. Anybody can happen even Brad Tilden, Alaska Airlines CEO, who admitted that his own airline checked baggage sent to another airport. Skyscanner flights portal has published …

Holidays (almost) perfect – last-minute offers, peak business season

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Since you have not decided when and where to go on holiday? Want something cheaper?

You can always opt for a last-minute holiday, an offer which everyone wins.

The number of tourists in recent years have chosen a last minute holiday destination has increased from 700,000 in 2012 to nearly one million in 2013, and then to over one million in 2014. Last year, only between June to August, according to data National Statistics Institute, more than 500,000 tourists went on vacation abroad.

And that given that tourism operators say that from year to year and last-minute market grew. Basically, those waiting for an offer seasonal art are more and more.

How tourists plan their vacations

Over 35% of those who go abroad planning their vacation a few months before and opt for deals that can be reduced by 50% compared to the list price. A profitable consumer behavior and agents, who sell packages in large quantities and gain secure.

“The main business is in the market for early-booking.Around 35% of tourists plan their holidays in advance.  There is a category that buys a ticket a few weeks, a month before leaving on vacation.  Those who opt for last-minute bids are in proportion of 14% of all tourists, “said Elena Anghel, managing director of Prestige Tours.

Profile tourists who choose to take a holiday package last minute is not complicated, explains.  It’s the kind of tourist flexible, which could not provide the time period that will leave or did not have money when campaign discounts, they prefer to wait astfle offers cutting edge big discount.

And over the total number of  it is estimated that around 150,000 expected this type last-minute deals.

How does last-minute market works

Last-minute deals are launched only a few days before starting the stay and shall be “dedicated” bargain hunters. For example, one of the specialized sites are an offer for seven days in Antalya, Turkey. Sunt disponibile 12 locuri. 12 places are available. The list price was 630 euros for a stay, all-inclusive, five-star hotel.  Tourists have a choice, on the said platform between four such hotels, which offers the whole package from 445-617 euros, depending on the accommodation chosen.

Specialists in tourism have an explanation. “The operator remains on the last day booking a few places left. Both the hotel and on the plane or bus.  To not lose launches last-minute offer, which may offer a minimum fee or even zero QUITE so as not to lose what he paid in advance, “said Codrut Gâdinceanu tourism specialist.

“There are situations where major tour operators resort to small agencies to sell seats, for a fee of 7-10%.  Not only earn a few euros to tourist, but a small agency can come up with a package to its destination and has good commission to deal with market players in the country, “adds Gâdinceanu.

In conclusion, everyone wins, nothing is lost.  Elena Anghel, managing director of Prestige Tours says that each agency has its policy and provide discounts to both transport and accommodation, depending on the number of vacancies.

Gâdinceanu argues that massive cuts are made precisely to avoid pierderilr agencies, even if the remaining seats are sold without profit. . Operators say the domestic market also has its risks.  If in one year sold well a particular destination, next year may be a weak, tourists looking up to another destination, even if it was satisfied that stay.

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