Travel destinations

Developing Uganda

Aug 29th, 2019 | By

Uganda has 54% of the population of mountain gorillas most living in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga in southwestern Uganda.



Looking at Sutton Hoo anew

Aug 27th, 2019 | By

For many years Sutton Hoo has been managed by the National Trust. they have just re-opened the visitor centre after updating and renovation.



Stealing or just bagging a souvenir?

Aug 21st, 2019 | By

Were they just planning a sand feature in their garden or were they going, as has been suggested by some media outlets, to sell it on the internet?



Have you visited London?

Aug 19th, 2019 | By
Tower of London

Leonardo Hotels have undertaken some research that suggests about 6% of Britons – that is over 3.5 million of us – have never visited London.



Free insurance at properties in India

Aug 18th, 2019 | By

What OYO will provide is insurance which will cover baggage loss, medical expenses and accidental death.



A Star Wars problem?

Aug 13th, 2019 | By

Disney open their Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction at Disneyland in California on August 29th



Don’t dock in Venice

Aug 9th, 2019 | By

Instead of docking at the current Marittima terminal in Venice, cruise ships will dock at the Fusina and Lombardia terminals



The Portsmouth Pass

Aug 7th, 2019 | By

Four of the biggest tourist attractions in the city have got together and introduced a pass saving visitors a saving of 20%.



The Guiness Storehouse wins again

Aug 6th, 2019 | By

About 1.7 million visitors went to the Guiness Storehouse in Dublin and, despite the fact that you have to pay, it was still the most popular attraction on Ireland.



Are you off to the maes?

Aug 5th, 2019 | By

The National Eisteddfod is on for another week and during that time about 150,000 will visit.



Tourists swarm to Las Vegas

Jul 31st, 2019 | By

Usually visitors to Las Vegas arrive by car or plane but thousands of recent visitors have just flown in under their own steam.



Will St Lucia suffer?

Jul 25th, 2019 | By

According to a report in the St Lucia Times, Virgin Atlantic wanted $2.5 million from the St Lucian government to continue flying the route.



Neolithic Jerusalem

Jul 19th, 2019 | By

In a few years’ time tour buses will be using the new motorway to visit one of the very oldest sites yet found in Israel.



Miravalles Volcano National Park

Jul 18th, 2019 | By

The additional of a 29th park means that Costa Rica’s protected areas now encompass more than 25% of its land mass, more than any other country in the world.



Ireland – open for business

Jul 17th, 2019 | By

Ireland will be hoping that the May figures were just a blip and that visitor numbers from both the Uk and continental Europe will continue to grow.



Northern Ireland and Brexit

Jul 11th, 2019 | By

Tourism is one industry that could be hard hit but what solutions does the tourism industry offer?.



Getting value-for-money in Spain

Jul 9th, 2019 | By
Lanzarote

The specialist booking company, Spain-Holiday.com has just produced its annual Summer Spending Report 2019 which gives guidance to those visiting Spain an idea of what they will be facing in expenses.



Babylon is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Jul 6th, 2019 | By

Many readers might have already thought that the ancient site of Babylon would have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site but no.



St Fagans wins

Jul 4th, 2019 | By

The winner of the £100,000 Art Fund prize is St Fagans, one of the constituent parts of the National Museum of Wales.



Passion for Palma

Jul 2nd, 2019 | By

The rise in visitor numbers during the winter months reflects a growing appetite for cultural city breaks rather than beach holidays says the tourism board.



The mediaeval world of north-east Italy

Jun 24th, 2019 | By

Reza visits north east Italy to find a part of the country that preserves its mediaeval nature.



Blacklisting Venice

Jun 22nd, 2019 | By

In a unusual turn of events, the Mayor of Venice will ask UNESCO to place the city on its World Heritage Site blacklist.



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!