During the summer of 2021 it became obvious that many travelers had chosen their own cars, campervans and motorhomes to tour Europe instead of flying to a remote island faraway from home. Camper parks, camping sites, and motels had customers to … Read the Story
The annual European Capital of Smart Tourism competition is intended for cities in the EU region that want recognition for their work in making travel more sustainable and accessible. Digital technologies provide possibilities to achieve … Read the Story
News on books, writing and publishing
Alliance of Independent Authors takes a look at developments of 2018 that are likely to strengthen in 2019. Subscription platforms, artificial intelligence and blockchain are the usual suspects in the … Read the Story
Large English-language markets, such as the US and the UK are leading the transition to ebooks, but large European countries, like France, Germany, Italy and Spain are beginning to turn to digital reading as well. A survey conducted in France indicates … Read the Story
I have seen many kinds of street-side libraries where book lovers let passersby and neighbors take a book from the selection. If these readers have books they can donate, they may return a title into the selection. A Bookcrossing box in … Read the Story
Public libraries all over the world have a new problem to solve: how to provide the best possible services to citizens when the core service of a library – printed book – is transforming to digital format. Ebooks can be checked … Read the Story
The travel guide The Gems of Nice and the French Riviera has the answer.