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How much do online reviews influence holiday choices?

Review websites and advice forums such as TripAdvisor, Expedia or Thorn Tree from the Lonely Planet are increasingly popular. TripAdvisor claims its branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with millions of reviews and opinions covering more than 4 million accommodations, restaurants, and attractions. Travel data analysts TrustYou created a mock Read More

UK’s top attractions are failing disabled visitors

17% of staff at UK’s top attractions aren’t trained to assist disabled visitors. With the barmy autumn weather seeing more people stay in the UK this year, a UK charity is warning a lack of accessible options is causing disabled visitors to forego visiting iconic British attractions. Just under two thirds of disabled visitors polled Read More

Literal Chinese translations of European Country names

How Mandarin speakers translate European countries We loved this map, found via Haohao Report. It’s a light-hearted look at the names Mandarin speakers have given to European countries. Most of the meanings are purely accidental, based on mimicking the phonetic sounds rather than a meaningful word combination. England, for example, is called Yingguo (英国 pron. Read More