Archive | November, 2011

Jeju Island chosen among ‘New7Wonders of Nature’

The southern South Korean resort island of Jeju has been named as one of the new seven natural wonders of the world in a worldwide poll, a Switzerland-based organization announced Saturday.

The subtropical volcanic island, located 130 kilometers off the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula, was selected along with Brazil’s Amazon region, Halong Bay in Vietnam, Argentina’s Iguazu Falls, Indonesia’s Komodo National Park, the Puerto Princesa Underground River in the Philippines, and South Africa’s Table Mountain, according to the New7Wonders foundation in Zurich.

Jeju Island had been vying against 27 other natural sites in a project initiated by the Switzerland-based nonprofit organization in 2007.

Voting to select the New7Wonders began in July 2009 on the Internet and by phone, with the last vote being received on Friday. Continue Reading

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Holiday Extras Reward Travel Industry High Flyers

Keeping the standard high in the travel industry is one of the most important things that you can do in order to make sure that the customers and travellers in the UK get the best customer service and value for money that they can. This is why customer feedback is vital to the success of the businesses that go that extra mile to make sure that their customers are happy.

This is why the Holiday Extras team have been working tirelessly on making sure that their customers get the chance to give their honest and truthful feedback about the travel companies that they have been using whilst they have be booking their trips away (whether it be for business or pleasure).

The Holiday Extras Customer Awards have been going for three years now and they are a great way to get the opinions of customers out into the open within the travel industry. The winners of the awards are chosen by the online voters who visit Holiday Extras and these are then compiled and brought together to celebrate those who are giving the best service and value for money to their customers in that year.

This year 66,000 people voted in the Holiday Extras Customer Awards and this figure is almost three times more than the number of people who voted last year. The way that these awards are growing in popularity just goes to show just how there was a gap in the market for such an event in the travel industry. Continue Reading

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