Posts Tagged ‘ Brexit ’

Saturday snippets: 13th April 2019

Apr 13th, 2019 | By

Will we holiday at home over easter or go abroad? The signs are we are doinf both!



It’s Brexit day! Except it isn’t.

Apr 12th, 2019 | By

At the time of my writing this, everything looks fine for overseas Easter breaks and, if there is no exiting the EU until October 31st, summer holidays should be unaffected.



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!’



Which language will you choose?

Apr 1st, 2019 | By

After the UK actually leaves the EU, all documents to be presented at EU borders must be in one of the languages of the EU.



Saturday snippets: 23rd March 2019

Mar 23rd, 2019 | By

The Caledonian Canal, Lake Constance and Hawarden Old Castle attract Adrian’s attention this week along with Harry Potter, the Bahamas and St Kitts and Nevis



Tourism or trade?

Mar 20th, 2019 | By

Many destinations would move heaven and earth to attract more cruise ships yet Dublin is suggesting the opposite. Is it due to tourist pollution in the centre of Dublin? No – Brexit.



Greece prepares for Brexit

Mar 6th, 2019 | By

Greece has a special website with a question and answer format to allay doubts and to demonstrate that visiting the country will remain pretty easy.



Spain and the UK

Mar 3rd, 2019 | By

Britons made about a fifth of all international visitors to the country in January with the second largest group, Germans, providing just under 12% of all visitors.



Saturday snippets: 2nd March 2019

Mar 2nd, 2019 | By

Some of Adrian’s concerns this week; A travel guide gets a 21st century update, a ban on flying to Sharm and another survey about Brexit and travel.



More on Brexit

Feb 9th, 2019 | By
frustrated traveller

A while ago I wrote that the travel industry hasn’t said a lot about the possible effects of Brexit. It has been left to others. That’s changed.



Yes, we can travel visa-free

Feb 2nd, 2019 | By

As was expected and despite all the brouhaha between British and EU politicians, it was announced on Friday that the EU would prepare legislation allowing Britons to visit Europe for up to ninety days without the need for a visa.



If there is no deal

Jan 31st, 2019 | By

This advice suggests what travellers might experience and what they should prepare for after March 29th this year.



The tourism outlook in 2019

Jan 22nd, 2019 | By

It does look that whatever happens in the UK, the choices you and I make on where or if to holiday is going to have an international effect.



Forgetting Brexit

Jan 15th, 2019 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

If the markets don’t seem unduly concerned should holidaymakers and travellers be so?



The big week for bookings

Jan 7th, 2019 | By

When this week’s figures are released, there will be more than usual interest in what and where we are booking



Brexit will make little difference

Dec 26th, 2018 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

According to a survey undertaken by the online travel agency, On the Beach, Brexit will have no impact on 2019 holiday plans for most of us.



Holidays in the EU will cost us €7 every three years

Dec 17th, 2018 | By

British citizens wanting to travel to EU countries will have to apply for something called an ETIAS which will cost €7 every three years.



TUI: a digital and platform organisation.

Dec 15th, 2018 | By

TUI’s annual report says that it is a “challenging environment in the traditional tour operator business” For us holidaymakers there is little clue as to what destinations will be the hot spots.



How was 2018?

Dec 10th, 2018 | By

It appears that tourism this year wasn’t quite as good as in 2017. Having said that it looks like growth will be up by about 5%.



No Brexit effect

Nov 16th, 2018 | By

Last week at the World Travel Market, (WTM) members of the travel industry discussed the impact of Brexit upon the trade.



Putting the decision off

Oct 21st, 2018 | By

It seems that some of us are concerned about Brexit and are waiting before booking EU holidays next year.



Saturday snippets: 20th October 2018

Oct 20th, 2018 | By

Another airline collapsed this week – Cobalt Air, there seems to be a Brexit effect around and yet another investigation shows that some website reviews are faked



Where the experts holiday: Ruth and Tony Daly, Founders of Ranch Rider

Jul 15th, 2018 | By

Ruth and Tony Daly are passionate riders, the husband and wife team running tour operator Ranch Rider – one of the very few remaining independent specialist horseback holiday companies.  They give their take on their favourite holidays from American ranch stays to Caribbean cruises…



Future travel warnings from Which?

Mar 18th, 2018 | By

According to Which? holidaymakers are not being informed about what Brexitmay do to their holiday plans.



Leave London? Never

Mar 7th, 2018 | By

Ex-Londoners complain that life in the capital circa 2018 is getting worse but Kaye Holland is hooked and hopes never to leave



It’s challenging

Jan 30th, 2018 | By

How does the UK government arrange agreements in a little over a few months so that holiday companies and airlines can continue to sell tickets? Can one agreement be a template for all?



Flying to Europe after Brexit

Dec 31st, 2017 | By
the south rreminal at Gatwick

Did the EU issue this “clarification” because it felt that such discussions aren’t progressing and it was a spur to start the ball rolling?