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Where Would You Like to Be for the End of the World?

  • WHL Group
  • 20 December 2012

This Friday, December 21, 2012, marks the end of the 5,125-year-long Mayan calendar. It’s a date that has had some new-age astrologers speculating about the possibility of cataclysmic world events, possible even a doomsday scenario. Just what are some of the best places to hide out for the end of the world? We sat down with WHL Group staff to hear their thoughts about where to they’d like to be during the earth’s final hours.

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How Do You Meet Locals While Travelling?

  • WHL Group
  • 4 November 2012

A major highlight of travel is always the people we meet along the way, especially local inhabitants. Local people burst the tourist bubble and offer valuable insight and access to incredible experiences. They are a traveller’s best inroad to a place. Just what are some of the best ways to meet locals while travelling? We sat down with the staff of the WHL Group to tease out their thoughts about how to infiltrate local life.

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What Is Experiential Travel? Here’s What We Think

  • WHL Group
  • 11 June 2012

Today’s traveller seeks experiences. More than the amenities and creature comforts, more than the attractions and canned entertainment, more than the must-sees and photos, the real-life experiences are what compel people to travel. Here are reflections from the WHL Group about what the buzzword ‘experiential travel’ means, and our own favourite memories of it.

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What is Slow Travel? Here’s What We Think

  • WHL Group
  • 7 February 2012

“Slow down.” This is the simple message of the Slow Movement. In today’s high-speed world of fast food, jet planes and instant communication, we are losing touch with ourselves, with each other, and with the earth, says the Slow Movement. Like ‘slow food’ and ‘slow media,’ ‘slow travel’ is a part of the movement. And here’s what the WHL Group staff thinks about it.

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An Interview with Len Cordiner on the Fifth Anniversary of the WHL Group

  • WHL Group
  • 28 March 2011

In a few days, the WHL Group celebrates five years as private company. What was rolled out in March 2006 has grown immensely. Len Cordiner, CEO of the WHL Group, has been with the company since its earliest days, having helped establish it as a project of the International Finance Corporation (part of the World Bank Group) in 2002. We asked Len to take stock of things – look back, look around and look forward.

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The WHL Group Message Spreads at the World Travel Market 2010

  • Ben P Jones
  • 23 November 2010

Held at at London’s ExCeL Centre and having concluded this year on 11 November, the World Travel Market (WTM) is a premier, global travel event, the goal of which is to allow industry professionals to explore the latest travel trends, conduct business and network. With specific focus on Responsible Tourism, the event therefore offered the WHL Group an ideal opportunity once again to spread the word about its network of local connections.

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Anyone for a Lime&Tonic in Prague?

  • WHL Group
  • 1 October 2010

The WHL Group has this past week launched its latest online venture, called Lime&Tonic (L&T), an exciting new business in the service of independent travellers and locals alike. L&T is a fresh twist on the travel industry that is breaking new ground. It’s a GroupOn-style ‘collective-buying’ site with a TripAdvisor-style traveller-rated destination guide. See how it works!

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