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Ben Schroeter is Director of Strategic Engagement at Booking.com and one of the authors of this joint report with EY Parthenon and OC&C. An economist by training, Ben has always loved to travel and lived in various places in Europe and North-America. He has now settled down with his family in Amsterdam.

1 July 2022

Don’t be a stranger: how online platforms help hotels build relationships with their guests

When global internet platforms disrupt an industry, people often worry that something important is being lost – the personal relationship that can build up between small […]
1 July 2022

How does temperature affect wine taste?

There are factors that may affect the taste of wine but temperature is perhaps one of the most important ones. For example, a bottle of wine […]
30 June 2022

10 most followed Instagram accounts in 2022

Instagram is the easiest way to keep up with celebrities. It brings them closer to their fans and creates a sense of familiarity that was not […]
30 June 2022

Top 10 most expensive cities for expats in 2022

According to new data from Mercer’s 2022 Cost of Living City Ranking, Hong Kong is the most expensive to live in, followed by Zurich and Geneva. […]
30 June 2022

Beer is good for our intestinal health, new study says

Summer’s here and that means every excuse is good enough to finish work early and go grab a drink with friends. Whether you’re gathering in the […]
29 June 2022

10 Netflix series to binge this summer

1. Bridgerton While Brigerton is not new to Netflix, its recent season 2 got 627.11 million hours viewed in the first 4 weeks, topping the platform’s […]
29 June 2022

Could ‘space bubbles’ help reverse global warming?

A team of MIT scientists believe that ‘space bubbles’ could help reverse climate change by reflecting the sun’s heat away from the Earth. Researchers say cutting […]
28 June 2022

9 most popular countries on Google Street View

If you want to get to know a country and its culture, the best way to do so is, of course, by packing your bags and […]
28 June 2022

5 foods that could help alleviate food insecurity

Food insecurity is one of our world’s biggest problems and the Covid-19 pandemic has worsened the situation. According to UN statistics, there were 768 undernourished people […]
27 June 2022

Lufthansa cancels over 3,000 flights due to staff shortages

German Airline Lufthansa is planning to cut over 3,000 flights at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich this summer due to strikes and staff shortages. Lufthansa […]
27 June 2022

10 of the world’s best black sand beaches

When we picture our dream beach, it’s usually got three main elements; white sand, yellow sunshine and blue water. But there are many beautiful beaches around […]
24 June 2022

5 reusable items to take with you on every trip

Let’s face it, there’s nothing more fun and more relaxing than going on a trip. When it comes to changing up your daily routine or having […]
23 June 2022

How can cities minimize the effects of heatwaves?

With climate change getting more serious every day, heatwaves are becoming a regular occurrence across the globe. Not only are they becoming more frequent, but also […]
23 June 2022

The controversy behind the true inventor of the bicycle

The bicycle is such a common sighting nowadays and seems so simple it is hard to imagine only a little over 200 years ago a prototype […]
23 June 2022

Airlines ask governments to increase incentives for production of sustainable aviation fuels

In a show of commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, airlines worldwide are calling for governments to add large-scale incentives for the rapid […]
23 June 2022

Are passport stamps a thing of the past?

Passport stamps have long been a sort of souvenir of our trips abroad. And the fact that they are bound to our own passport makes them […]
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