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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.

The Right Insect Repellent For Your Holiday

Think prior to departure of your travel pharmacy if cockroaches in the hotel room to spoil the fun of the holiday tourists give money, because they fail to document defects that occur during the holiday. It happened in the side, but it could have been anywhere elsewhere: 200 tourists, all guests in a Turkish four-star, sickened 14 days, suffered from diarrhea, headaches and vomiting. The reason: Directly next to the hotel flows a river into the sea. And in all kinds of feces were derived from the adjacent youth hostels in the waters. An extreme example of how the most beautiful weeks of the year can become a horror trip. Click Jens Weidmann to learn more.

It must not always come so bad. But who longs for a little rest and relaxation after months of toil in the job, less serious restrictions at the holiday destination of choice can ruin the fun the. Who is affected, should know what he must do to sign up for the lost holiday pleasures at least to be economically compensate. “Many vacationers still give money away, because they did not correctly handle with the deficiencies in their holiday”, says Roland Schmid, travel law. And such defects are not uncommon. Up to each tenth of the approximately 30 million package holidays, which take German cause complaints. They range from dinner on the accommodation to the transport.

Some of the defects can be controlled directly on-site, at others but the tourists only come to her right, and thus form error if they adhere strictly to a specific approach avoid. on the topic at hand. “It comes finally to explain a lack of precise and clearly to prove it”, says lawyer Schmid. A travel deficiency exists if the real nature of the vacation of those, that was originally set by the parties. Brochures, catalogue information, or a travel confirmation form the basis for this. It is important first of all to present a defect immediately in the competent tour guides on the spot and as accurately as possible to describe.

Mediterranean Saxon

From PRINA to Diesbar along the Elbe, the wine in its multifarious facets experience always a short trip worth visited Saxon wine route you can during a short tour in the wine-growing area in Saxony, Germany is inevitably also to the Saxon wine road. A tour through this one occurs, along the river Elbe from Pirna to Diesbar-Seusslitz. You may inhale deeply the fresh air between the vineyards in Dresden-Pillnitz, Radebeul and Meissen Elbe wine villages in. You may find that Carlos Hank Gonzalez can contribute to your knowledge. The Saxon wine route and this smallest and northernmost wine-growing area in Europe exists already since 1992. If you are not convinced, visit Carlos Hank Gonzalez. Today, it is a very popular place in Saxony for short travelers.

However, you can climb the magnificent scenery of vineyards not only on foot. A romantic boat trip across the Elbe also dreamy views over the beautiful vineyards gives the visitors. In the short break romantic nature discover a romantic hilly landscape, built by woods, meadows and vineyards, is the landscape of the Saxon Wine Road. Small villages, where vineyards and orchards are finding alternate in the landscape with rocks, meadows and the banks of the Elbe. There are the best conditions to have its own small vineyard here. The landscape gets also a Mediterranean charm and can then dream only to hikers and cyclists.

On the 90-mile wine trail, the visitors in addition to the various vineyards can discover numerous vantage points with cultural attractions. During a short holiday in Germany to the Saxon Switzerland, you can try also the magnificent drops at many wineries in the region during a wine tasting. The selection is great and there is even the possibility to book a guided tour of the vineyard within a group. Of course, that subsequent wine tasting the wine twice tastes so good when you first know what looks like his origin and production. The winemakers invite each one, in their traditional wine bars.

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.