Posts Tagged ‘ Dominican Republic ’

“Smile”

Sep 4th, 2018 | By

In some ways this campaign breaks ground in that it promotes a feeling of well-being by traveling and holidaying there as opposed to highlighting all the physical attributes of the country.



Saturday snippets: 28th April 2018

Apr 28th, 2018 | By

In a week in which a bird wanted to view impressionist paintings and Venice segregated tourists from locals, Adrian wraps up the smaller stories of the week



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: September 23rd 2017

Sep 23rd, 2017 | By

This week, the snippets column is given over to a summary of the effects of hurricanes Irma and Maria as well as the earthquake in Mexico



Saturday snippets: May 6th 2017

May 6th, 2017 | By
hump back whale

Adrian ends the week happy that a Rubbish Party candidate was elected in Scotland, more hold baggage is not getting lost on planes and that private detectives are deterring touts from advising holidaymakers to make bogus insurance claims.



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.



Saturday snippets: 12th November 2016

Nov 12th, 2016 | By
Blenheim Palce - illuminating the formal gardens at Christmas

The opening of the skiing season is early in Alpe d’Huez, light shows are becoming increasingly popular and soon there will be direct flights to the city of the Terracotta Army.



Why the Dominican Republic is so popular

Jul 14th, 2016 | By

What is it that the Dominican Republic and its tourist authority has been doing that has attracted more of us (5.5 million in 2015) to visit the country?



Saturday snippets: 21st February 2015

Feb 21st, 2015 | By
Penguin Island, SEALIFE

Adrian reminds us that the tourism industry relies on volunteers and now is the time when attractions are seeking more help.



Sticking your tongue out

Dec 1st, 2014 | By

It’s not often that the first thing you see is an image of a child sticking out its tongue at you.



What’s hot: July 2014

Jun 30th, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month it’s good news for Marrakech and medical tourism but not bad news for the beleagured Passport Office



Saturday snippets: 22 February 2014

Feb 22nd, 2014 | By

In a busy week, here are twelve stories you might have missed. And if your going to Orlando let us know about the new passport checking system.



Spring in Samana Bay

Jan 6th, 2014 | By

We look on the Dominican Republic as a favourite summer or winter sun destination. But a half term trip there is worth considering especially now that some spring half-terns are fourteen days long.



Saturday snippets – 16th November 2013

Nov 16th, 2013 | By

Adrian considers – among other things – how fresh Lady Gaga’s meat dress might be, thanks bikers on the M25 and wonders why pets and service personnel seem to be better treated in America.



Dominican Republic: the basics

Sep 23rd, 2013 | By

Last year nearly 100,000 Britons visited the Caribbean country of the Dominican Republic. Why don’t more of us visit a country that combines the prospect of beach holidays, trekking, desert landscapes and rainforest?



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.



Air Europa launches new route to Bolivia

Dec 29th, 2012 | By

Twice-weekly flights to Santa Cruz are now operating from Gatwick via Madrid



A taste of central America

Jun 7th, 2012 | By

Feeling a little flat now that the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations have been and gone? We know the feeling which is why we’re looking forward to next week’s first ever Central American Food Festival in London



The great Christmas get away begins!

Dec 22nd, 2011 | By

We may be living in the worst economic crisis since the 1920s but that hasn’t stopped 4.25 million Brits from packing their bags and heading overseas this Christmas, with the peak travel days predicted to be today and tomorrow (Dec 22 and 23).



Pure shores

Jul 25th, 2010 | By

Craving surf, sand and sun? The Caribbean has it covered. However consisting as it does of over 7,000 islands and islets, attempting to pick the best beach can present something of a challenge. Fortunately we’ve done the leg work for you and selected 10 top spots; those who get trapped in front of their computers at home only have themselves to blame