Travel destinations

What if?

Jun 17th, 2019 | By
Titanic Belfast - biggest tourist attraction in Belfast

The next target for the tourist authority must surely be to attract more tourists from places other than the province.



Re-opening Sri Lanka

Jun 14th, 2019 | By

The lifting of the ban on travelling to Sri Lanka has come within months of the terrorist incident.



Algarve success

Jun 10th, 2019 | By

The Algarve in Portugal has over 100 beaches, 88 of which are Blue Flag beaches and the coastline stretches across 200 kilometres.



Tourism in a nuclear power plant

Jun 9th, 2019 | By

Would a series about a nuclear disaster encourage you to visit a nuclear power plant. The Lithuanians think it will.



Say hello to the Caymans

Jun 8th, 2019 | By

At present only a few thousand Britons holiday on the islands because few know about the advantages of holidaying there.



The ISS is now a B&B

Jun 7th, 2019 | By

NASA has announced that it will allow tourists to fly to the International Space Station. Great news except for the ordinary package holiday taker, there is a lot of admin to do before you fly!



Restoration at the Parthenon

Jun 4th, 2019 | By

Go to Athens and there is every chance that you will visit the Parthenon, certainly one of the greatest survivors from the golden age of ancient Greece.



Catalonialand

Jun 1st, 2019 | By
Barcelona

Catalonialand is a promotion developed by the Catalan Tourist Bard and is an immersive virtual reality experience which, it claims, will bring to life a series of six new cultural routes.



Chopin and George Sand stayed here

May 19th, 2019 | By

Just as tonight’s new BBC drama, Gentleman Jack, also portrays a woman who opted to dress in men’s clothes, so did Sand.



Is one cruise much like another?

May 12th, 2019 | By

Not on the Scenic Eclipse because it carries a small submarine for the use of passengers.



Chasing the sun

May 10th, 2019 | By

The Nullarbor Links was built “to complement and enhance the tourism industry…by providing travellers with an additional attraction and hence a reason to spend more time and money in the region.”



Is Paris such a let-down?

May 4th, 2019 | By

In fact, out of the top ten let-downs, Paris managed four



What a difference a flight makes

May 3rd, 2019 | By

The ruling administration in Buenos Aires says that tourism is “a fundamental driver of the growth and development of Buenos Aires.



Holidaying in Saudi Arabia

May 1st, 2019 | By
Holy Mosque

Saudi Arabia is making a concerted effort to encourage us to holiday in the country.



Holidaying in Sri Lanka

Apr 22nd, 2019 | By

Whatever organisation is behind this outrage needs to be told that visitors will still holiday in Sri Lanka.



Chihuly at Kew Gardens

Apr 16th, 2019 | By

This exhibition by Dale Chihuly, called Reflections on Nature, features a number of works some of which are new and some which are technically very difficult to create.



This is our history and it’s burning

Apr 16th, 2019 | By

Notre Dame will be rebuilt. And it will still remain an iconic site and a tourist attraction.



Vilnius in 1,969 steps

Apr 14th, 2019 | By

Apparently, according to the local tourist board, it only takes 1,969 steps to take in the main sightseeing attractions of the old town in Vilnius!



Visiting our national parks

Apr 10th, 2019 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

Visitors will head to the national parks on both sunny and inclement days for the walking, the scenery, the enjoyment and the opportunity to just clear the mind’s cobwebs!



Portugal welcomes Britons

Apr 8th, 2019 | By

Portugal has a website reminding Britons that there will be a welcome for them in Portugal entitled Brelcome.



Keep calm and ski on

Apr 5th, 2019 | By

All we might say to our British clients is: ‘Keep calm and ski on!’



A restored garden, Goering and a white wallaby!

Apr 4th, 2019 | By

This Saturday, Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens, the biggest UK garden restoration project since Heligan opens to the public.



Are we still holidaying in the USA?

Apr 3rd, 2019 | By

It looks as though San Francisco is seeing fewer British holidaymakers but that may not be the case for the USA as a whole.



Making the Glasgow Style

Mar 29th, 2019 | By

For just a short few decades, the group flourished but the style they created has remained popular ever since.



The rock-cut tombs of Dalyan

Mar 26th, 2019 | By

Dalyan, on the southwest coast of Turkey, is not a beach resort but an inland town that attracts visitors due to the impressive Kaunian rock-cut tombs.



Sixty thousand blooms to view

Mar 25th, 2019 | By

From mid-April, the gardens at the castle will see over 130 different varieties of tulip flower but they a comparatively short time – just three weeks.



Overseas visitors are spending less in the West Midlands

Mar 24th, 2019 | By
Shakespeares Birthplace

In 2017, international visitors spent £806.9 million in the West Midlands. This was down on the previous two years (2016 – £854.7 million and 2015 – £816.2 million) at a time when the overall overseas spend in the UK had risen.



St Patrick’s Festival

Mar 16th, 2019 | By

Although St Patrick’s Day is tomorrow, we are right in the middle of the four-day St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin.