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Terror and Trump have transformed Norwegian travel habits

Over half of Norway’s 5.5 million inhabitants plan to travel abroad sometime this winter. Fewer Norwegians want to travel to the USA. The UK is the strongest attraction.

Wi-Fi services get high priority when booking hotels

Assurance of ample internet connections is more important among young people reserving rooms than a hotel chain’s brand.

We are infected with Salmonella during overseas travel

Many travelers take Salmonella infections home, shows new report.

Unwanted hitchhikers find a home in Norway

It used to be that bedbugs were something Norwegians worried about in hotels in New York, London or San Francisco. Not any more.

Exotic travellers are planet warmers

Nature and experienced-based tours to distant countries take us happily out of our daily routines, but they are also far from good for the environment. The tourist industry should really care about how people reach their destinations – not just how many bath towels they are using.

More easily influenced when we follow our heart

When we let our hearts choose for us, we are more influenced by people who resemble ourselves.

Women and children aren’t saved first

It’s a myth that seamen give women and children priority when ships are sinking. Women have much less chance of surviving and children are even worse off.

How the tour guide seduces you

Tour guides use a variety of strategies to capture and retain the tourists’ attention.