Europeans prefer Green Holidays

green holidaysOne of the main travel trends for the upcoming year 2010 is regarding green holidays. On top of the preferred resorts, farmhouses and eco hotels are constantly growing and green cities are demonstrating their style and the sustainable way of life they are proposing.

Environmentally sustainable tourism is among the priorities of travellers for 2010. Cottages and eco-friendly hotel, that take care of recycling and practice energy policies are the preferred accommodations

First of all eco-holidays mean eco-conscious travellers searching for alternative solutions for their holidays. Italians (30%) and Spaniards (23%) are the most eco-conscious tourists, followed by Frenchs (20%) and British (14%).

Andrea Bocelli Christmas Concert in Italy (Assisi)

assisiThis summer Andrea Bocelli recorded the album My Christmas in his home in Versilia. His villa in Forte Dei Marmi, in Tuscany, have been already prepared with Christmas decorations for months. Today this album has reached the number two position in the American charts, just behind Bon Jovi.

My Christmas is a Cd containing duets, also with Natalie Cole and Mary J Blige. Produced by David Foster, who has worked with Celine Dion, Whitney Houston and Barbra Streisand, Bocelli considered this disc like the opera.

New Year’s Eve in Rome

rome trevi fountainNew Year celebration in the streets of Rome is a fantastic experience for those who do not like staying at home or for those who have never tried to celebrate in the square.

Rome offers all kinds of initiatives: open museums, restaurants, concerts of classical music and rock and a big stage open inside History.

Christmas Markets in Lille, France

lille franceChristmas Market in Lille has started on November 25 and it is going to exhibit until December 30. For this special occasion, the city is offering fantastic hotel accommodations starting from 39 € (per person based on double room – 2 days, 1 night).

As we approach Christmas, Lille is becoming full of colors and lights. Around Christmas market, the whole city is enveloped in a huge crown of garlands. Painted red, gold and silver, Lille lives deeeply the nativity celebration!