Over the weekend after the terrorist attacks in Paris, the email cancellations started to come in at the Travel Network Corp., a company with offices in Toronto in Montreal that offers “bespoke travel for the luxury sector.”
“People had booked a hotel in Paris over the holidays,” says Ruby Silvertown, the travel company’s founder and owner. “They are cancelling their trips to Paris. They are going to go elsewhere.”
A new beach hotel in Majorca is encouraging guests to interact with staff and each other using Twitter as part of a virtual hotel community. Guests at the Sol Wave House Hotel in Magaluf can channel their love of social media and network with other guests without ever having to leave their room.
With North Korea in so many of today's headlines and little idea what's genuine and what isn't, we were reminded of the little known fifth floor of the Yanggakdo Hotel. The Yanggakdo is North Korea's largest hotel and the second tallest building in the country. It towers over Pyonghang, but it also harbors a secret.