Travel tips & opinions

Ready to fly again

Sep 15th, 2021 | By

Britons make up one of the most confident peoples who are willing to fly again.



Did 300,000 break the rules?

Sep 13th, 2021 | By

What we should be happy about is that most people did followed them.



Proving there is pent-up demand

Sep 8th, 2021 | By

eDreams ODIGEO has hit upon a way of capturing customers, acquiring cash and has shown that there is a demand for travel.



Ever heard of Awaze?

Sep 6th, 2021 | By

It only goes to show that private equity companies recognise the value of the domestic holiday market even if the big tour operators don’t!



Can’t Border Force plan?

Sep 5th, 2021 | By

What is needed is for some real action about Border Force staffing



More bank holidays?

Sep 4th, 2021 | By

Call that day Family Day, Remembering Others Day or anything you like but a break in October would cheer us all up



Booster jabs for travel certainty?

Aug 29th, 2021 | By

Deciding on where to holiday or travel twelve months from now has become harder with the publication of these two studies because travellers won’t know how the travel industry and governments will react.



What is a “city”?

Aug 28th, 2021 | By

Does a large geographic area lumped together form a single cultural entity in the eyes of many?



Changing flying habits

Aug 24th, 2021 | By

Is the answer flying closer to home, using another mode of transport, or limiting ourselves to fewer overseas breaks?



This summer is “encouraging”

Aug 19th, 2021 | By

Yes, TUI might be seeing encouraging signs. Just not many from Britons!



How long will jabs last?

Aug 18th, 2021 | By

It seems some countries aren’t confident about the efficacy lasting a year.



Doha is the best airport

Aug 16th, 2021 | By

Whatever reason, travellers should view the results for this year with a considerable grain of salt.



Why now?

Aug 9th, 2021 | By

What has suddenly caused the referral?



Which? – less than fair to travel

Aug 7th, 2021 | By

This blunder hasn’t helped its reputation in the travel industry



Is UNESCO World Heritage status fair?

Aug 4th, 2021 | By
image of Stonehenge

Some countries can’t afford the costs of an application and the necessary funding to maintain those sites to preserve UNESCO status.



Misleading or an error?

Aug 2nd, 2021 | By

Ambassador is probably hoping that once they’ve got you this far, some people will book either the voyage



The importance of double vaccination

Jul 27th, 2021 | By

It is as important to understand the rules of the country to which you are travelling as it us to abide by the rules of your home nation.



Going for day out

Jul 19th, 2021 | By

This time, the price of petrol is of little concern to curtailing days out and holidays. Which is something the tourist industry will cheer.



Avoiding congested beaches

Jul 8th, 2021 | By

For those leaving near the coast, this is something you can do to help your future visits to the beach. Get your local council to sign up



The USA and the A-Z vaccine

Jul 6th, 2021 | By

As well as pushing for a travel corridor, US travel organisations should also push for the Astra-Zenica vaccine to be authorised



Visitor management

Jul 5th, 2021 | By

Primarily these are tax raising or revenue raising ideas



The Astra-Zenica jabs

Jul 4th, 2021 | By

If manufactured in Europe, the Astra-Zenica vaccine has been authorised for use by the EU. Elsewhere -no



Travel abroad? Be fully vaccinated

Jul 3rd, 2021 | By

Regardless about what people might or might not feel about travel only if you have been fully vaccinated, that is becoming the way of the world.



No to Britons

Jun 29th, 2021 | By

It is making it difficult for holidaymakers to have any confidence in knowing where to travel



Will overseas travel survive?

Jun 24th, 2021 | By

Yesterday was a day when the industry was trying to point out to governments the desperate plight that the industry was in.



A Welsh tourism tax

Jun 23rd, 2021 | By
North wales landscape

For the next two years as the tourism industry recovers, anything which dampens domestic tourism should be avoided.



Overseas travel lights are dimming

Jun 12th, 2021 | By

This week there have been two decisions that suggest the travel industry is feeling less optimistic about the opening of international travel.



This is what honeymoons look like in 2021

Jun 11th, 2021 | By
Credit: Ksenia Zizina

Kaye Holland meets the couples making memories in the midst of a global pandemic