Posts Tagged ‘ Cyprus. ’

Saturday snippets: 26th of January

Jan 26th, 2019 | By
image of Virgin West Coast trains

An event on a train eads Adrian’s summing up of the work. Thanks should go the Train Manager who helped make the day for school children



Cyprus has its first tourism minister

Jan 4th, 2019 | By
Aphrodite Rock in Cyprus

As Perdios gets to grips with Brexit and the implications of what that might mean for future British tourist arrivals few will envy him his job over the next few years.



Saturday snippets: 10th November 2018

Nov 10th, 2018 | By
In remembrance poppies at the Tower of London

Charlie Brown, Bruneland carry on baggage sizea are some of Adrian’s comments this week.



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



Saturday snippets: 8th of September 2018

Sep 8th, 2018 | By
elephant in kenya

Brazil’s heritage received a clout as many items were lost from its National Museum. Florence tries to regualte visitors and Kenya is said to be wooing low-cost airlines.



Where we are holidaying this summer

Jul 16th, 2018 | By

It will surprise no one that Spain and its islands are once again the most popular destination for summer holidays this year. After all, it’s been the same for decades.



Turkey is the people’s choice

Apr 24th, 2018 | By

The announcement in Thomas Cook’s Holiday Report 2018 that Tukey is outselling the Canary Islands will surprise many holidaymakers.



Saturday snippets: 17th February 2018

Feb 17th, 2018 | By

AS Cinese New Year gets away Adrian highlights a few places to see the festivities in the UK and Ireland



Saturday snippets: 27th January 2018

Jan 27th, 2018 | By
Aphrodite Rock in Cyprus

The weather seems to have influenced Adrian this week. Floods in Paris, avalanches in Japan and Switzerland but, according to Travelzoo, we want to travel more but spend a little less.



Saturday snippets: 18th November 2017

Nov 18th, 2017 | By

A swathe of figures show that British visitor numbers to the Sychelles, Dominican Republic and Cyprus show that we are not cutting back yet. So campaigns by Italy, Ras al Khaimah and Chicago will be pleased that we might consider them for holidays as well.



Saturday snippets: 21st October 2017

Oct 21st, 2017 | By

Some Caribbean islands are open for business again after the hurricane damage and, as half term is still on, Adrian finds some events you might want to visit isn Salou and Sydney.



The seven wine routes of Cyprus

Sep 12th, 2017 | By

In conjunction with the Cyprus Tourism Organisation, here is an overview of each of its seven scenic wine routes.



Saturday snippets: August26th 2017

Aug 26th, 2017 | By

Chianti and volcanoes and are two of the things that attracted Adrian’s attention this week.



Saturday snippets: July 1st 2017

Jul 1st, 2017 | By

In a busy week, the BA cabin crew strike begins but. on the plus side. there are the 4th of July celebrations and the London Korea Festival is on next Saturday.



Saturday snippets: June 10th 2017

Jun 10th, 2017 | By

Ireland and the USA are seeking more British holidaymakers. Would you consider a summer holiday there?



Saturday snippets: May 20th 2017

May 20th, 2017 | By

Last year saw more Britons travel aboard for over ten years.And more holidayed at home making 2016 a bumper year for travel.



German and British holiday patterns

Mar 9th, 2017 | By
supermarket holiday brochures

Each German adult and child spent 20 days on average holidaying in 2016. They are the world champions of travel.



Saturday snippets: 26th November 2016

Nov 26th, 2016 | By
Algarve -beach vista

Prince, viagra and bulldozing BA’s HQ compete for Adrian’s attention this week as one of the largest tour operators moves into short-breaks. Are staycations on the increase next year? Cosmos seems to betting that they are.



Saturday snippets: 16th April 2016

Apr 16th, 2016 | By
Shakespeares Birthplace

Shakespeare, Nessie, internet passwords and the holiday companions you don’t want are just a few of the items that have caught Adrian’s attention this week.



Was a child snatch planned?

Jun 21st, 2015 | By
Aphrodite Rock in Cyprus

This week there was a lot of media coverage about an attempted child snatch in the Cyrus resort of Protaras.



New look Nicosia

Mar 19th, 2015 | By

Nicosia is changing and not just by importing international brand coffee shops and retailers it is importing world-renown architects to give the city not just a face-lift but a rejuvenation as well.



The decline of relaxation

Mar 15th, 2015 | By
Aphrodite Rock in Cyprus

If you believe research just released by the Cyprus Tourist Organisation (CTO), then we may be working harder on holidays than we may be when we are at our jobs!



Saturday snippets: 27th December 2015

Dec 27th, 2014 | By
fireworks over Sydney Harbouir Bridge

Adrian ponders on new year celebrations now that Christmas is over.



And the gold award for service goes to…

Jun 29th, 2014 | By

Last month the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) announced the introduction of a National Cyprus Tourism Quality scheme. But, for this coming summer, you will be unlikely to use it to select your hotel as it is still being trialled.



The appeal of diving

Dec 23rd, 2013 | By

Given the rain that we are having today and the wet weather that is forecast at the end of the week it seems entirely appropriate that I look at the deep and diving in particular.



‘The Biggest Holiday Competition in the World’

Nov 14th, 2013 | By

The Cyprus Tourist Organisation and its two hotel associations have launched a competition lasting 50 weeks. But instead of there being one prize at the end there are fifty.



Best value winter hotspots for British holidaymakers heading overseas

Dec 14th, 2012 | By

Save as they samba: British Pound 17 per cent stronger vs Brazilian Real compared to 12 months ago; that’s an extra £86.78 in holidaymakers’ pockets for every £500 spent



Commonwealth holidays a royal treat as four in 10 beat inflation

Apr 11th, 2012 | By

Trips to Malta, Cyprus, South Africa and Canada beat UK inflation