Sunday, August 14, 2022

MarineMax to acquire IGY Marinas, significantly expand marina business

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MarineMax, Inc., the recreational boat and yacht retailer, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Global Yachting LLC (IGY Marinas), which operates a collection of marina assets and a yacht management platform in key yachting destinations.

Planning a road trip? Here are ten tips for planning the perfect road trip

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The time-honored road trip is making a comeback. More Americans are traveling by car to visit family and for vacations. A survey conducted in May 2020 by the GasBuddy app revealed that almost one in three Americans intended to take a summer road vacation. Experiencing new things is made possible by road trips. You can do a few things to improve your holiday and make it memorable for the right reasons, whether you are traveling locally for day trips or hitting the road for a lengthy bucket-list journey across the country.

Is it possible to enjoy your getaway and also improve the environment?

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With climate change and overtourism affecting our daily lives, sustainability and mindfulness have entered the travel discussion. Acting in ways to better our communities has shifted from environmental concern to activism in specific spaces, including the tourism industry. So, precisely what is sustainable travel? In its basic form, sustainable tourism is travel that has a positive long-term and short-term impact on a local community, environment, and economy.

Do you want to travel with your furry friend? Here is what you must...

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Pets have long since provided incomparable companionship and it is getting harder to go away on long trips without them. Referred to as man’s best friends, pets have become part of the family and become hard to disregard in most societies. Therefore, when you next plan your family vacation, you might want to consider your cat or dog as you plan your trip.

Are workations the future of work or simply another fleeting travel trend?

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There is no doubt that the pandemic has had a tremendous impact on how we live and work today. The past two and half years have seen an overhaul of a system we once imagined untouchable. Terms like hybrid work and remote work sprung forth in a bid to initially fight off the COVID-19 virus but are now household as firms struggle to keep their employees happy.

Only 7% of Aussies have been overseas in the last six months

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As the world adjusts to the return of normality and people are planning more holidays, leading caravan, campervan and motorhome rental platform, Camplify, has conducted a study, which found that 85% expect to stay within the country for their next holiday.

How the pandemic has transformed the tourism and travel industry

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The effects of the pandemic still reverberate as businesses try to steady themselves after the harrowing two and half years. It is safe to say that the travel restrictions meant to curtail the spread of the pandemic had a severe effect on the travel and tourism industry worldwide.

Ten vital safety tips for solo travelers to take to book before setting off

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I was much inspired to take this valiant step for the first time in 2019 after reading Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, a travel memoir detailing the author’s experience on solo trips. And whereas to many, it sounds erratic to move across the world all by yourself, solo travel is one of the most authentic spiritual remunerations you will ever experience. However, decisive precaution and planning have to be exercised before setting off for a wild trip to a foreign country.

Kings Park WA summits the list for the top five viewpoints in all of...

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Kings Park in Perth leads a new study by Remitly, a digital financial services provider for immigrants and their families, who has revealed the top five viewpoints in all of Australia, and three locations in each State and Territory preferred by interstate and international visitors. The best place to navigate the sheer wonder of Australia’s vast openness and natural beauty are from those locations that offer the best views. Remitly analysed over 1.4 million TripAdvisor reviews to find which attractions have left visitors talking about its view most regularly. The results were then ranked to name the greatest viewpoints, and within each part of Australia.

How blockchain technology could resuscitate the global travel industry

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Over the past decade, blockchain technology has gained traction, with many taking a sudden interest. But is it time to concede that it is a viable technology? Given the many black-market paradoxes associated with this technology, I get the reluctance to fully onboard the Crypto.