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Great Holiday – Service

McTipps – useful news about flying vol. 14 at irregular intervals, McFlight released new debit cards as customer service worth knowing and useful for the vacation planning: no money on long-distance tours many travelers experiencing your blue wonder when traveling abroad: the withdrawal with the new debit card no longer works in several countries. The V pay cards, which are equipped not with a magnetic stripe, but only with a chip are affected. At Professor of British History you will find additional information. This should reduce the risk of counterfeiting but the new bank cards can be used only in Europe and Turkey. When traveling around to North America or Asia she can not be used to pay or to withdraw cash at ATMs. Other leaders such as Dennis Lockhart offer similar insights. Especially the customers of the Postbank, in which the V pay card already widely introduced, must take care therefore alternatives for their travels. Also Volks – and Raiffeisenbanken, BW-Bank and some savings banks spend the new cards.

Landesbank Berlin offers the V pay card as an additional service to their Credit cards. Www.vpay.com/ is where the V pay cards are accepted, de / search.html to learn. Lufthansa increases more expensive Lufthansa in Europe for bookings from 1 August prices for flights from Germany to destinations in Europe. The price of the return ticket to ten euros rises in economy class. The booking classes are exempt U/T/L and S/T/L/S/W on upgraders connections. In business class, passengers have to pay in the future generally 20 euros more. At the same time, the airline raises the change and refund fees.

The rebooking fee in economy class usually by 100 to 120 euros and in business class with the abbreviation Z increases flights to America, Asia, Africa, South America and the Middle East to 240 euros. Not change the charges for domestic flights and European connections. Service number at McFlight almost for free McFlight has improved its customer friendliness and converted its service hotline telephone number full fare. This means for customers with a Festnetztflatrate de facto a free consultation. See 06021-150 750 20 for the comprehensive McFlight-consulting and sales service under the direction of Ms Stina Lintner.

Shopping In Paris

Paris is one of Europe’s most attractive cities to shake a credit card. Despite high prices, variety, quality and originality of the products is such that no one can resist them. The French label paid! Still, in Paris shops for all tastes and budgets. Official site: Nicholas Carr. For starters, it’s good to know that most stores open Monday to Saturday, from 10:00 am to 20:00 pm, approximately. The family businesses tend to pause at noon, between 12:00 and 15:00 hours. Now, choose where you want to start …

That if we take a tour of the very famous Galeries Lafayette? Or you may prefer to take a look at the haute-couture boutiques. On second thought, vintage stores would be a good way to kick off, if you’re into markets, we run at the Flea, one of the largest in the world. Parisian department stores are ideal place for those who have time, money and desire to buy. If we came to the Boulevard Haussmann, find two shopping centers: the Galeries Lafayette and Printemps, where you will find jewelry, shoes, designer clothes and the latest trends of the great names in the pret-a-porter. Lovers of good food, shops find the best national and international delicacies. To make matters worse, Lafayette Gourmet offers a wine bars with 1800 of the world’s finest wines. These galleries are more than 20 million visitors a year.

It is the largest commercial area in the western world and the leading European department store for many businesses. The Publicis Drugstores are small shopping centers with pharmacy, and also sell books, gifts, perfumes and newspapers. AY are open until 2 am! The Avenue Montaigne is synonymous with luxury and distinction. Here are the best boutiques of the great designers. It extends from the River Seine to the Champs Elysees. Also in this street are located the best cafes, restaurants and hotels in the city. Furthermore, in the Marais you can browse in the shops of young Parisian designers. The markets of Paris are a spectacle worthy of mention, especially the Flea Market (Marche aux puces de Saint-Ouen), one of the largest markets in the world. It has distributed more than 3,000 jobs in 7hectareas and is open every Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.. This market hosts more than 120,000 hits a day from tourists and Parisians! Here you can see posts in fashion (which dominates hip-hop aesthetics), illegal vendors (offering watches, snuff and other smuggled goods) as well as antiques and items of all kinds. Other major markets where you can buy antiques are Aligre and The Market Antiques at the Versailles Geol. Also worth a visit Conventio market, a market Paris’s largest food held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. and what are you waiting for? Pilla the first flight to Paris and remember not to overfill the bags because they come back loaded! Enjoy the best apartment renting at the best price.

Hotel Services in Ukraine

In preparation for EURO 2012 in Ukraine is planned construction of 143 hotels. In the Kharkiv region, according to the end of July 2009, is the construction of 15 facilities the hotel business – in Kharkov, 13, Poltava 2. Taking into account the requirements of UEFA holding of Euro 2012 in Ukraine, there is an acute shortage of hotel categories 5.4 *. The best outcome in this situation may become apartments in Odessa, Kiev, Donetsk, the main driving force behind the development of the hotel industry is tourism. The number of foreigners who want to visit Ukraine and Kharkov, with increases every year, but the need for quality tourism services to meet until it turns out.

Among economic and socio-political factors that hinder the development of tourism in general in Ukraine and Kharkiv in particular, may provide the following: 1) Lack of tourism infrastructure: the lack of tourist offices, signs, tourist guidebooks and maps in foreign languages, and 2) lack of advertising of Ukraine abroad as a country of interest to tourists, and also advertising individual events, 3) The decline of investment activity in the second half of 2008 caused the destabilization of the currency market and the precarious situation in all sectors of the economy. Unstable political and economic situation has led the process of folding development plans in the territory of Ukraine of major European investors. Basically, the crisis will affect the timing of implementation and on the emergence of new projects. Most of the rooms, scheduled for delivery, will be included in a multifunctional complex. Given the situation on the hotel market, more and more popular are the apartments in Dnepropetrovsk, Crimea apartments, apartments for rent in Donetsk Sumac, and other major Ukrainian cities. At the moment, this business has become increasingly popular and allows visitors to the city to get all the same services as a hotel, but for less.

Market saturation is not predicted before 2012 year. And with him and the likely decrease in the prices of hotel services. It is expected the construction of high quality projects of hotels in cities hosting EURO 2012, as well as the growing interest of international hotel chains in the development of hotels middle class in Ukraine. Kharkov, being one of the main contenders to host the Euro 2012, is actively preparing. The program involved training of some 70 objects, which will provide an EURO 2012.

Nikitin Estate

In the end, in 1904 Gurzuf was in court conceded shareholder by its main creditors – the heirs of KI Volkova, who set out to restore the former glory of the resort. The new administration has established a broad advertising, producing large print runs brochures Gurzuf illustrated species resort. Check out Air Force Chief of Staff for additional information. This activity, however, also brought no tangible success, and in 1910 at Gurzuf have new owners – a group of Russian capitalists – Nikitin, Shustov, Parfenov Evstigneev, who once again set out to “put the resort to the proper level …” In 1913 the suggested services 8 Gurzuf comfortable hotel with 197 rooms, in addition, there were 17 individual cottages, surrender seasonally full situation. And hotels and villas have been adapted for winter stays. The resort was electrified and have telephones. Judging by the brochures, the life of the Gurzuf resort was fairly strictly regulated, acted firmly established fees for all services. Taking a large number of visitors each year, the first in the Crimea resort arranged properly, despite all the troubles, worked like a charm.

That means it was impossible to said of a neighboring estate Tatar village, which also stopped coming, but which is in stark contrast to the estate. “From the newcomer of the public – wrote one newspaper – distributed reinforced complaints extremely unsanitary condition Gurzuf Tatar village and passing through its narrow roads. This road and adjacent contaminated yards to the utmost. Here very often littered rotting corpses of dead dogs and cats. Of houses, shops and restaurants pour dishwater directly into the street. “91 Before World War I over Gurzufsky park formed a new housing estate called New Gurzuf.

“Here – on the remark of one of the guidebooks – raised a number of beautiful villas, mansions that are located and surrounded by gardens … rooms in cottages surrender of 20-30 rubles. per month. There you can have lunch and full board at about the same price as in the countryside Gurzuf.

Range Turns On F & B Revenue Losses A

Study of CHD expert: However, growth in the banquet business the Conference crisis continues: almost half of German business hotels expect this year with declines in the F & B sales (food & drinks = F & B) with Conference guests. Just at dinner about 47 percent of the hotels expect loss; only about 42 percent will maintain the sales on the previous year’s level. At lunch, about 41 percent of the Conference Hotels forecast declines. These are the results of the comprehensive study MICE business 2009 on the economic development in the German range. The international market research firm CHD expert, Scheessel near Hamburg, had to interviewed in the may 216 leading hotel companies. Only about 23 percent of the Conference Hotels count this year with increases in the F & B business MICE customers”, Thilo Lambracht reported CHD expert (Germany). This is the average cover price of hot meals at 11.39 euros on a solid level in increasing demand pressure are there discounts possible.” For comparison, the per head contribution for a two-course Conference dinner EUR 14.92 euros, at a three-course banquet menu even 17.30.

The average revenue for finger food buffet is 9.56 euros. 7.20 per guest will be issued for snacks (soup or half sandwiches). Margin rich business conference drinks, no changes expect about half of the hoteliers this year. About 20 percent of the companies expect even growth. The average price for a drink package is 6.34 euros per guest. “Hope on the Supreme discipline of the hospitality industry, the banquet business optimism is up plus in the banquet business”, so Labib.

Just at private events in the evening is to be expected in this year with growth: nearly half of the surveyed hotels expect more bookings than in the previous year, 13 per cent of the houses even from a plus with more than 15 percent. Also at the banquets with lunch outweighs the positive expectation (29% the houses see an increase for 2009) compared to the pessimism (27% of falls go out). “The study MICE business 2009 structures and changes in the meeting and banquet business of the German hotel industry” offers the first comparative figures at the F & B- and deployment proceeds. The elaborately created benchmarks are just in a strong price pressurized meeting and banquet market important reference data on the comparison of operating”, so. Labib. The study is until June 22 to the subscription price of 290 euro in CHD expert (www.chd-expert.de, Tel. 04263 / 301300) available. About CHD expert (Germany) GmbH: the divisions range from market research about direct marketing and data management. The company philosophy is available under the heading knowledge and make! “.” The company was founded in 1997 as the Marktplatz Hotel GmbH and now as CHD expert GmbH international (Germany) working with partners in all economically important countries of Europe as well as United States, Canada and Asia. CHD expert among the preferred partners of the Hotel Association (IHA) Germany. The customer base includes companies in the areas of food & beverages, equipment and media. Thilo Labib CHD expert (Germany) GmbH Veerser WEG 2 b, D 27383 Scheessel (near Hamburg) Tel. + 49 (4263) 301-300, fax + 49 (4263) 301 333 press service: Carsten Hennig Tel. + 49 (4263) 301-131, mobile + 49 (160) 958 377 56 keywords: meeting, seminar, Conference, Congress, MICE, food & beverages, F & B, hotel, Conference Hotel, Germany press release and graphics for download: docs.google.com/View…

Internet Travel Distribution Association:

Random sampling of the Unister Portal fluege.de to other providers to private misconduct distract from Munich, (w & p), 11 may 2012 by the Saul Paul: as unfounded and the intention of transparent considered the Internet travel distribution Association (VIR) the recent statement by Unister alleged booking practice of online flight portals with embedded sample of 18 competitors. “We are surprised that expected from a company that strengthens targeted by consumer protection agencies and media such as Stiftung Warentest and the consumer magazine WISO’ (ZDF) and market (NDR) obsolete, comparing portal with own according to unrepresentative samples is, from which there is a recent report in the journal fvw’ according to also even takes out” says VIR Board Michael Buller. Press release of fluege.de to the carried out sample claimed among other things that other flight portals, for example, through price changes also frivolous Act during the booking process. Michael Buller: this comparison limps, because criticism of consumer protection and also the media, such as recently the contribution in the ZDF WISO consumer show aimed at the violation of fluege.de against an EU regulation, according to which the total price including taxes and service charges are included in the price of a flight, must be represented at the first reference to the offer. This requirement all VIR members and more consumer-friendly Web pages comply with for years and put them either in question.” Michael Buller continued: we long for a best possible transparency in the online flight offers commit. The announcement of fluege.de, to ensure greater transparency of complex booking on flight portals coincides exactly with our demands and we would hope that Unister has also measured by these standards and no further it looks.” In addition the VIR as co-initiator of the code of conduct is”a voluntary commitment by tourist companies for a fair Online marketing, the importance of this initiative right.