Travel professionals and academics met at the HES-SO Applied Sciences University in Sierre, Switzerland to exchange their understanding of the latest trends in eCommerce and Social Media for the tourism sector. Keynote speakers were online experts from the business school at St. Gallen, Swiss Rail and Swiss International Airlines. Afternoon workshops included 7 different professional experts covering various aspects of eCommerce and Social Media which was followed by a Round Table Discussion.
June 15, 2012 – 1530 UTC, Leg 8 Day 6 Groupama completed a heroic comeback victory on Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Friday, strengthening their grip on the overall standings and realising a dream homecoming to Lorient – while Telefónica suffered a cruel twist of fate that allowed PUMA to move into [...]
June 14, 2012 – 0700 UTC Leg 8 Day 5 Overnight the deep Atlantic depression delivered all that it promised and more as the fleet achieved speeds of 30 knots, allowing leg leaders Telefónica (Iker Martínez/ESP) to achieve a 24-hour run of 540 nautical miles. Groupama, meanwhile, suffered a glitch which saw them lose 20 [...]
Plaza de los Toros los Califas, Córdoba, Spain – Davis Cup tennis has regularly been criticised for being squashed into the calendar year and often slotted in after major tournaments, making it difficult for players to rest and prepare for their matches. However, despite such difficulties, the Davis Cup always brings fun, entertainment and noise [...]