Miss Travel functions like any other dating site, in that users create profiles and message back and forth before arranging to meet if they hit it off—but rather than having your first date at a local dive bar, you have it at an all-inclusive resort in Bora Bora.
In theory, it's a site for people with a disposable income who love to travel and want to add a date into the mix. And maybe sex because someone else paid to whisk you away.
However, she admitted that she never imagined she would end up marrying someone she met on it.
Her doting husband explained that when he first joined the site in March 2013 he was working as an electrician in the Canadian oil sands and for every two-week shift he would work, he got one week off.
Miss Travel gives you the option to offer a free trip to someone or find someone to pay for your trip (though there are a number of lonely souls offering to go halfsies, so it does, to some degree, serve people who might just want to go somewhere with another corporeal form). Surprisingly or not, the bulk of the clientele is women—the breakdown, according to Miss Travel, is 70% female and 30% male.
“This is the theft of public money,” said Tori Salazar, the San Joaquin County District Attorney, “this is the theft from our children.” Salazar had some harsh words for the former mayor following his court appearance.What if you could travel around the world, stay in five star resorts, dine at top-rated restaurants and do the fun things travellers do, all for free?“On Miss Travel.com, there are thousands of frequent travellers who hate to travel alone.“He destroyed 45 years of good work by the Boys and Girls Club,” Salazar continued, during a news briefing.Silva is charged with six felonies ranging from misuse of public funds to embezzlement, money laundering and grand theft. We’re still digesting it ourselves,” said Allen Sawyer, Silva’s attorney.When I first told my friends that I was spending the weekend in a Mexican mansion on a date with a stranger, they thought I was insane."Diana, this sounds a lot like prostitution," they said with raised eyebrows and concerned stares.