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No Brexit effect

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Last week at the World Travel Market, (WTM) members of the travel industry discussed the impact of Brexit upon the trade.

Kyoto and tourism pollution


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Kyoto cherry blossom

It is concerned about the behaviour of visitors in the Gion-Shinbashi area of the city where relations between visitors and locals has reached the point where a committee of locals has been set up to encourage more courteous behaviour.

My data and me


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At Edinburgh airport this week, I bought a meal deal. At the self-service checkout the reader wanted to scan the barcode on my boarding card. Why?

Airline alcohol prices


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I think that I shall remain teetotal on flights. The cabin crew may not like it but my wallet will!

Dealing with unruly passengers


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Ryanair

Just as airlines have adopted a no-tolerance policy towards over-drinking and flying, the same attitude should be taken to this sort of behaviour.

Saturday snippets: 17th November 2018


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hump back whale

Adrian sums up some other stories from the World Travel Market, is surprised how quick it is to go through formalities at Cardiff Airport and looks at developments in the Dominican Republic and Switzerland

The fun starts today


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Norwich's Tunnel of Light

VisitNorwich has launched its, by now, almost traditional Christmas campaign to attract more staying and day visits to the city.  It begins today with the Tunnel of Light.

2018: best year ever for Greece


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That was what the Greek tourism minister, Elena Kountoura said when she was in London recently for World Travel Market.

Saturday snippets: 10th November 2018


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In remembrance poppies at the Tower of London

Charlie Brown, Bruneland carry on baggage sizea are some of Adrian’s comments this week.

Exploring Užupis


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In the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, one of the more Bohemian areas is called Užupis. For a start this area is a republic within the country – or that is how it describes itself.

Visiting the Shetlands


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The attractions to the islands are opportunities to view the northern lights at certain times of the year, to enjoy the wildlife and the Viking heritage, the geology of the islands (which attracts school and university groups) and to visit location connected with the stories of Ann Cleves.

Ras al Khaimah; new to tourism, old in heritage


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New it might be for the tourist, old it is in heritage being able to track mankind back 7,000 years.

Athens as a year-round destination


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Athens & Partners wants more people to stay in the capital if they are just using it as a gateway before travelling on to the islands or other Greek destinations.

The influence of television


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Michael Palin

According to research by World Travel Market, more than three million of us booked a holiday after being influenced by a television programme.

What’s hot: November 2018


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Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world, right now

Changing tree colour


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The change from green to tan in the UK is every bit as pronounced and as attractive as you can see in many other countries.

Going to Ecuador? Eight things travellers should know first


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Here are eight things you should know before you go