Posts Tagged ‘ Barbados ’

Saturday snippets: 15th of September 2018

Sep 15th, 2018 | By

The opening of the V&A Dundee, APD in Wales, increasing visitor numbers from the UK to Qatar and the Barbadian Food & Rum Festival are some of the events capturing Adrian’s interest this week.



Saturday snippets: 28th of July 2018

Jul 28th, 2018 | By

A new scanning system at Heathrow, Great Bridlington and Doors Open attract Adrian’s attention this week.



Barbados tops satisfaction index

Mar 11th, 2018 | By
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Norstat announced the winners of its Destination Satisfaction Index and the overall winner was Barbados. Second was the Seychelles and third, Bermuda.



Saturday snippets: 10th March 2018

Mar 10th, 2018 | By
Burning the papier mache figures in Las Fallas

Its Las Fallas time in Valencia again this coming week. That’s just one of items Adrian covers this week.



Where the experts holiday: Ruby Lovell, Sri Lankan author, film producer and hip hop artist

Mar 7th, 2018 | By

Sri Lankan author, film producer and hip hop artist, Ruby Lovell, shares her travel highs and lows



Barbados – “Year of Culinary Excellence”

Feb 27th, 2018 | By

A third of all the visitors to the Caribbean island of Barbados come from the UK. Given the weather this week, that number may increase!



Saturday snippets: September 16th 2017

Sep 16th, 2017 | By

Light shows, food festivals and a new US civil rights trail are some of the things catching Adrian’s attention this week.



Bye bye Britain

Jun 25th, 2017 | By

Torturous Brexit negotiations, four terrorist attacks in a month, the Grenfell Tower tragedy, a coalition of chaos… it’s time to escape for the summer, says Kaye Holland



Barbados comes to London

May 3rd, 2017 | By
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If you are in London this weekend, head for South Molton Street where the tourist authority for the Caribbean island of Barbados will present a three day, free extravaganza it calls a Taste of Barbados.



Saturday snippets: 25th February 2017

Feb 25th, 2017 | By
barbados beach

Belly-dancing in the Scottish style, treasure hunting in Scunthorpe and avoiding Luton Airport by going to Southend are a few of the things on Adrian’s agenda this week.



What’s hot: February 2017

Feb 1st, 2017 | By

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



Virgin’s Holiday Spirit

Jan 24th, 2017 | By
Virgin's Holiday Spirit

This was an “attempt” – their word, not mine – to create a brew that tastes like a holiday. Virgin has created the first data-driven rum built on emotions garnered from 15 million social media comments.



Saturday snippets: 19th November 2016

Nov 19th, 2016 | By
overhead view of Thorne Island

A listed fort, toilets, supersonic flights, high-speed rail between Singapore and Malaysia, APD and Christmas Markets are on Adrian’s radar screen this week.



Saturday snippets:16th of July 2016

Jul 16th, 2016 | By

Adrian summarises the stories you might have missed in a week that saw yet another tragic attack that will reduce the number of tourists visiting France but, hopefully, not for long.



Saturday snippets: February 6th 2016

Feb 6th, 2016 | By

A new children’s play area at Alicante airport, Piers Morgan giving the travel industry a hard time and how can someone on £15,000 afford three holidays a year? It’s all part of Adrian’s catch-up of the week.



Barbados or Austria?

Aug 6th, 2015 | By
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Santander released a piece of research that shows that Barbados is one place where our purse strings might get stretched.



101 things to do & places to see in Barbados

Mar 3rd, 2015 | By

Judith reviews the updated edition of 101 Things to do & Places to see in Barbados 2015 edition by Russell Streeter.



Memorable mid winter getaways

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By

It’s wet, windy and dark at four o clock so it must be time to head abroad and bask in some winter sun. Just About Travel has the low-down on 10 destinations where sun, sand and sea come as standard



The rise of generation big

Nov 2nd, 2014 | By

Meet Generation big: the travel enthusiasts who refuse to be tied down



Liverpool and Barbados

Sep 5th, 2014 | By
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Why has the Barbados Tourism Authority joined in partnership with Liverpool Football Club?



What’s hot: December 2013

Dec 1st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Barbados and British Airways are in the headlines for all the right reasons but it’s bad news for residents of Stoke on Trent and Red Sea hoteliers



Love Caribbean

Sep 4th, 2013 | By

Should you walk into a travel agency this month seeking ideas on where to holiday don’t be surprised if your agent suggests somewhere in the Caribbean. Why? Because this is Caribbean month.



Wishing for the sun

May 23rd, 2013 | By

The news that Spring has probably been the coldest for the last thirty-four years made me look for a summery, hot story for this morning to cheer us up. The Caribbean provides fun and the sunshine.



Winter woes

Jan 21st, 2013 | By

Everyone I speak to, seems to have been seduced by the snow that is currently blanketing Britain. “London is simply stunning covered in snow,” commented one of my colleagues, while my cousin in East Anglia said that the snow covered landscape ceated a “real winter wonderland” that took her back to her childhood



UNESCO confirms Barbados heritage list

Jul 17th, 2012 | By

Barbadian heritage has been officially acknowledged on the world stage as Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison are now included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site list.



What’s hot: June 2012

May 30th, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Kenya and Kazakhstan are both back on the map for all the right reasons, but it’s bad news for BMI Baby and Barbados’ Almond Village Resort



What’s hot: February 2012

Feb 2nd, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, Spain and skiing holidays both get a big thumbs up, but readers are advised to think twice before booking a bungee jump in Zambia or getting a tattoo in Bali



Beautiful Barbados

Jan 25th, 2012 | By

The signs are unmistakable. It’s wet, windy and dark at four o clock so it must be time to head abroad and bask in some winter sun. If the daily grind is getting you down and you need to recharge your batteries in a tropical paradise, may we suggest Barbados?