• Santiago Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Santiago Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Nestled between the world’s largest ocean, driest desert, longest mountain range, and southernmost grasslands, is Santiago de Chile. It’s no wonder that this South American capital is a city of extremes. Bienvenidos a Santiago, a cosmopolitan city where you can be whoever you want to be. Dine out in elegant business districts, grab a Churro in an urban park or hand-pick fresh seafood in a historic market hall. Delve into classic art museums or get inspired by bohemian street art. Escape the heat in modern, air-conditioned malls or find sanctuary in historic cathedrals. Treat your palate to a fine wine, or down a beer in one of the city’s favorite…

  • Gold Coast Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Gold Coast Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Australia’s Gold Coast is situated in subtropical Queensland, just an hours drive from the state capital, Brisbane. The Gold Coast is a fast-growing city of a half million people, drawn by the miles of perfect coastline, and a sun-drenched lifestyle. The central Gold Coast skyline looks like a gathering of giants wriggling their toes in the warm Pacific. There’s a natural spirit here, found in the incredible beaches, the ocean’s shifting moods, and in the cool waterfalls and deep forests of the hinterland. But there’s a human spirit too, dedicated to family, vitality, and, having the time of your life! The Gold Coast got its start as a vacation retreat…

  • Philadelphia Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Philadelphia Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Philadelphia is located in the Northeast of the United States, in between New York and Washington D.C.. The Pennsylvanian city is home to over one and a half million people and is the nation’s fifth largest city. Philadelphia is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. It was here that the nation’s Declaration of Independence from Britain was first read publicly back in 1776. The tolling of a two-thousand-pound bell marked the occasion. The bell has since become a symbol of freedom and can be admired in the Liberty Bell Center. Philadelphia is also the birthplace of the Constitution, which was debated eleven years later across the road…

  • San Diego Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    San Diego Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    San Diego stands on the West Coast of the United States. Situated right on the border with Mexico, it’s the southern-most city in California and is home to almost one-and-a-half million people. Ever since the Europeans first settled here in the 18th century, San Diego has been a city whose fortunes and personality has been influenced by the warm currents of the Pacific Ocean. With a deepwater harbor, the city has always been an important trading port, and at one time was the tuna fishing capital of the world. Today San Diego is the mainland home to the US Navy’s Pacific Fleet. San Diego’s Old Town is often called the…

  • Patagonia Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Patagonia Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Far away, at the fabled ‘edge of the world’ the natural wonders of Patagonia await. This last frontier of South America slopes down from The Andes towards Antarctica, covering the sparsely inhabited southern regions of both Chile and Argentina. No destination captures the imagination like Patagonia. This is a land of legendary beauty, where Mother Nature runs the show. Prepare to feel dwarfed by the mighty volcanoes, towering glaciers and floating icebergs that are sure to cross your path. In this remote region, even the most firmly planted human footprint is soon covered under blankets of snow, erased by westerly winds, or washed away by lapping waves. With its mosaic…

  • San Francisco Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    San Francisco Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    San Francisco is a spectacular, fun city on the central coast of California about 350 miles from L.A.. It’s bursting with a youthful energy that will guarantee you have an amazing and unforgettable adventure. On the northern end of the San Francisco peninsula, the city invites you to explore hip neighborhoods, elegant buildings, beautiful parks and gardens, and enjoy a liberal, relaxed atmosphere. And there’s no end of things to see. Union Square, in the heart of downtown, is San Francisco’s finest shopping region. The neighborhood is famous for wide streets, clanging cable cars and some amazing shopping. And don’t forget about the Square itself, which is a great place…

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    How to get direct bookings on your serviced accommodation website using your booking.com listing.

    I’ve been playing around on the Booking.com extranet to see if there’s a way where we can encourage people to book direct instead of through booking.com and I found two places where you can explicitly say go to our website where you’ll get the best prices. So the first one is in the your profile bit. I’ll put screenshots of this down in the comments but the first one is in the your profile bit in the about you section you can literally put in capital letters the best prices will be found directly on our website the other place, this is where I really am surprised is in the…

  • London Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    London Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    London is situated in the South-East of England in the Thames Valley. Home to over 8 million people, the capital of the UK has been an important financial, educational and cultural center for hundreds of years. Of the many gifts England has given to the world, none has been greater than her language and literature. And if ever there’s a city that reads like an epic saga, it’s London. The story of London began in the Bronze Age, but it didn’t really get going until the Romans withdrew in the 5th century. Growing into one of the great medieval trading cities, she truly came of age in the 11th century,…

  • Mexico City Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Mexico City Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Bienvenido a Mexico City, one of the financial powerhouses and cultural capitals of Latin America. A place with ancient roots, in recent years this mega-city of 21 million has undergone a renaissance, exploding into, a city of color! Mexico City’s color can be found on every street. It’s in the sunbaked plazas and monuments, the dappled shade and quiet of its courtyards, and in the brushstrokes of its murals and street art. It’s in the faded pastels and tile work of colonial buildings, it’s in the cantinas,… the music,…the cuisine,…everywhere there is color. If life has a color, that color would be called, Mexico City! Despite its legendary sprawl, Mexico City…

  • Sydney Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Sydney Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Perched on the East Coast of Australia, few cities are as geographically spectacular as Sydney, the capital of the state of New South Wales, and home to over four and a half million people. Surrounded by the rolling Pacific Ocean, two dramatic headlands stand as a timeless gateway to one of the worlds most beautiful harbors. Blessed with over 100 beaches, bathed in year-round sunshine, and buzzing with a youthful vitality, when it comes to the good life, Sydney is hard to top. Sydney’s heart is the harbor. What began as a penal colony in 1788, would within a century be transformed into paradise. From its rough and tumble beginnings…