Which Travel Search Site Is Best It Depends on Your Goals

In the beginning, you called an airline or travel agent when you wanted to book a trip. But if you’ve done any traveling at all within the last 15 years, you’ve probably come across a fare aggregator or metasearch site. Hundreds of perfectly legitimate ones exist; you’ve undoubtedly heard of Expedia, Priceline and Hotwire, to name three. Does it matter which site you use, or are they all basically the same? These online travel agencies, or O.T.A.s, and search sites scrape data from other sources, reorganize it and present it…

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UK: HE, schools comparison site launched

UK Education guide offers international students filtered search options based on metrics including tuition price, accommodation price, percentage of international students in the total student body and employability statistics. Co-founder Pat Moores said the site was created to help international students make more informed decisions when choosing to study in the UK. “Our aim is not to provide information about every provider-there are many sources that offer that- our aim has been to independently review the market” “The complexity of the decision making process for international families is staggering,” she told…

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Russia extends porn site ban

Russia’s media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, has blocked access to two of the world’s largest pornography websites. Internet service providers had until Tuesday to implement the ban. The sites now redirect to a message explaining they have been blocked “by decision of public authorities”. In 2015, the authorities banned 11 popular pornography websites, saying many failed to protect children “from information harmful to their health”. Analysis by Vitaliy Shevchenko, BBC Monitoring The decision was made following two separate court rulings, which said the websites “spread pornography”. Sexually explicit content is not outlawed…

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