The passion with which AirBNB hosts and guests express their conviction to the “trust is a beautiful thing” philosophy would indicate that the business model is going to be successful in the long term.
The three most popular posts/threads on ThreadTripping this week.
Are airports to travel what franchises are to American cities? In other words, are airports culturally sterile environments not worth experiencing?
There is a new type of airport nuisance group – Lounge Hitchhikers. Would you let a stranger hanging around outside a lounge accompany you into the lounge as your guest?
I don’t really like to rate trip reports. They are all uniquely entertaining and informative in their own way, and one has to appreciate anyone who makes the effort. With that said, this is the Best.Cruise.Report.Ever!
While the in-flight “benefits” of Club Europe are marginal at best, LondonCapeTownAnyday reports that British Airways appears to be in the process of reducing them even further.
Over on Milepoint travelers are voting on whether they prefer design/boutique hotels over more traditional hotels. So far it appears traditional hotels are winning.
Has the, “if something seems too good to be true it probably is” mantra finally sunk in? How many/few travelers are actually taking advantage of Norwegian Air’s low fares from the US to Europe?
As good as the propaganda might be from some groups, the reverse propaganda (read: the truth) taking place on travel communities across the web is proving to be even more effective.
The BoobyPack is essentially a sports bra with built-in pockets to store valuables like money, credit cards, a phone, a passport, etc.