Croatia hasn’t appeared in Just about Travel for a few weeks. In case you thought that was an oversight on our behalf, here is more news from the Adriatic coastal country.
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The decision to award the franchise to run trains in Scotland to Abellio has been mentioned in the press but there are some other details available that will be of interest to readers.
More and more Europeans are taking winter holidays in the sun rather than ski holidays.
In their continuing spotlight of the less well-known areas of New York, NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organisation, is highlighting a Brooklyn suburb – Williamsburg.
Big old stately homes which cannot be supported end up in the hands of the National Trust, get converted into flats, old people’s home or fall into disrepair until they are so unsafe they got knocked down.
Named after César Ritz , ten awards are handed out each year by the authors of the Good Hotel Guide 2015: Great Britain and Ireland and those winners have just been announced.
Juliet Howie is Commercial Director of the Global sales Force within the NH Hotels group having been with them for the last thirteen years.
HolidayTravelWatch would have you believe that we don’t complain enough about issues that go wrong we are on holiday.
The ski hills within Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Sunshine and Mount Norquay , have three of the longest ski seasons available anywhere and start in just over the month, all being well.
Once again a good viewing winter of the northern lights – the aurora borealis is expected. One place that should be able to consistently deliver is the Yukon.
In a place called Neuzelle in the German state of Brandenburg you can actually bath in beer. Over the years, people have washed their hair in beer as it is supposed to leave hair shiny looking but bathing in it?
When you get to a destination that you’ve not visited before, where do you go for the best food or the attraction that is even hidden from the guide-books? Unless you know someone then chances are you will follow your instincts.
Who wouldn’t want a free holiday in Hong Kong? Here’s your chance.
After Gleneagles, it travels to an American destination and this time it is to a place that many younger Brits won’t recognise – Hazeltine National Golf Club which is in Chaska.
Food tourism is increasingly popular. A fortnight ago, over 50,000 visited the Abergavenny Food Festival, farmer’s markets are popular and tours of vineyards, farms and factories are becoming more widely available.
From that group of historic houses called the Treasure Houses of England, here are some of the sights they expect to have on offer over the next few months.
Lots of us visit Hollywood if we are holidaying on the west coast of the US. Now if you are looking for information when you get there, you could do worse than ask a waiter or a shopworker.
Mary Jo Ginther is the Director of Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism in California. Here she takes you to her favourite places and tells us what she still wants to visit.
One of the most significant things to improve tourism to London has just been announced – the fact that the tube will run throughout the night.
Today, many people consider banks to have exhibited some of the worst excesses of capitalism and their reputation has plummeted.
From their travel trade convention, ABTA has released its Consumer Holiday Trends Report which suggests fewer of us are taking holidays.
Two days later, I am still recovering from reading a story in The Times on Saturday. A company is actually delivering airline meals to your home!
If you travelled to Spain this summer out of either Gatwick or Manchester and were delayed, you weren’t alone.
Gatorland also has what is called the Screamin’ Gator Zip Line, which has just recognized as one of the top Zipline attractions in the world. And I know why it is called “screamin.’” As does a certain man called Angel.
One of the most important industrial archives in the world and a unique record of 250 years of British art is under threat of being separated and sold off. To retain it as one collection and to keep it where it is the Art Fund is trying to raise the final £2.74m of the £15.75m fundraising target by 30 November.
It’s European Heritage Days this weekend in many places so get out and enjoy says Adrian as he also winds up the smaller stories of the week.
Opening today is the new City of London Heritage Gallery which is free to visitors and open from 10-5pm on every day except Sunday when it will only be open from midday until 4pm.
This is the name given by USTOA – US Travel Operators Association – to a promotion in the US to encourage people to holiday. Why mention it? Because why don’t we have something like it here?