Hotels and vacation rentals can have up to five stars. But what distinguishes houses with two stars from those with four stars? We provide insight into the evaluation criteria
If you are looking for a hotel online or in a travel agency, you are not reaching for the stars. But he pays attention to their number. “They are the hotel’s currency,” says Markus Luthe, Managing Director of Dehoga German Hotel Classification. In Germany, this society monitors the criteria according to which stars are awarded.
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Adrenaline rush for those with a head for heights: The probably longest glass bridge in the world has been inaugurated in the highlands of Vietnam – it stretches over 632 meters
The inauguration of the bridge is said to be one of the main tourist highlights of the province. In the second half of the 2010s in particular, tourism in Vietnam rose sharply. In 2019, the previous record was over 18 million tourists. Due to the corona pandemic, the numbers have fallen dramatically.
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A suitcase that arrives damaged or broken on the baggage carousel – that can spoil the holiday mood. An evaluation now shows which airlines have a particularly high risk of luggage being damaged.
Dents, scratches, torn areas – and in the worst case, not only the case is broken, but also the contents. If you don’t just fly on vacation with hand luggage, you have to leave your luggage in someone else’s hands. However, the workers at the airport do not always handle suitcases, travel bags, rucksacks and the like with care.
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Where can gay, lesbian, trans and intersex people go without worrying? The “Gay Travel Index 2021” shows which countries are safe for them to vacation in – and which are not.
For gays and lesbians, planning a trip is not just about the most beautiful place. It is also important where it is safest for them. Because there are still anti-homo laws in many countries and regions, and in some homosexuals are even threatened with the death penalty.
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New York to London in an hour? From Shanghai to New York in two hours or from Sydney to London in four hours instead of around 20 hours? This still seems to be science fiction, but numerous companies are working on supersonic or even hypersonic aircraft that should soon make this possible.
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Board the train, fall asleep in the cozy sleeper and wake up at your destination: there is something nostalgic and magical about a night train journey. We will show you an overview of the exciting new routes planned in Europe from 2022.
On the night train to Stockholm: This is possible from September 1, 2022 with the Swedish railway company SJ. The so-called SJ EuroNight runs daily, ticket sales have already started online and are also offered via various European sales channels.
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This route takes travelers three times a week from the Austrian capital with stops in St. Pölten, Linz, Salzburg, Munich and Strasbourg to the French capital. From Vienna to Paris on Monday, Thursday and Saturday, back on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.
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The Alpen-Sylt Night Express is offering a new route this year. It runs from Constance on Lake Constance via the Gäubahn, Ludwigsburg, Darmstadt, Frankfurt/Main, Hanover and Hamburg to Westerland.
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Falling asleep in Prague in the evening and waking up in Brussels or Amsterdam: This should be possible for travelers from 2022, when the Czech transport company Regiojet launches a new night train connection together with the Dutch start-up European Sleeper . So far, the exact start date is not fixed.
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Art as far as the eye can see – that’s what travelers can expect at the Liebesbier Urban Art Hotel , which opened on January 1, 2022 in Bayreuth on the Maisel & Friends brewery site. More than 67 rooms and nine apartments have been individually designed by over 50 urban artists from all over the world. The artists have provided for colorful and artistically designed interior and exterior walls of the hotel.
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