Posts Tagged ‘ Dubai ’

Ras al Khaimah; new to tourism, old in heritage

Nov 9th, 2018 | By

New it might be for the tourist, old it is in heritage being able to track mankind back 7,000 years.



Saturday snippets: 6th October 2018

Oct 6th, 2018 | By

New Zealand and Venice both are likely to introduce more rules which might deter tourists visiting whereas Malaysia and Dubai want to attract many more of us.



Saturday snippets: 4th of August 2018

Aug 4th, 2018 | By

With very hot temperatures in southern Europe holidaymakers are warned to make sure they wear protective creams and clothing if they venture out in the heat of the day and take plenty of water with them.



Is this the time to holiday in Dubai?

Jun 29th, 2018 | By

Virgin Atlantic will cease flying to Dubai as from the end of March next year. Why?



Dubai in 2018

Feb 4th, 2018 | By

Dubai is a place that never seems to – or wants to – stay still. This year it has additions to its attractions or completely new ones to attract the tourist in its attempt to meet its target of twenty million tourists by 2020.



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.



Welcoming in 2018

Jan 1st, 2018 | By

Surveying 2018 from the very beginning of the year, it looks a bumper year for the industry. May it also be a bumper year for all our readers. Happy New Year.



What’s hot: December 2017

Dec 1st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world, right now



What I do and don’t miss about Dubai

Nov 16th, 2017 | By

It’s been 10 years since I left the dazzling desert kingdom of Dubai. Here’s a few of the things I’m happy to have said goodbye to – followed by those that I miss



Saturday snippets: 11th November 2017

Nov 11th, 2017 | By

Adrian sums up some of the news from the World Travel Market that was held in London this week.



The rise and rise of Dubai

Aug 7th, 2017 | By

We are still attracted by the attractions of Dubai which saw a 4% increase in the number of Britons travelling there in the first six months of the year.



What’s hot: August 2017

Jul 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world



Saturday snippets: April 29th 2017

Apr 29th, 2017 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

A museum of ice-cream, another about Dr Seuss, Bexit, being a gin ambassador and new flights to Russia attract Adrian’s attention this week.



Saturday snippets: 11th March 2017

Mar 11th, 2017 | By
Trabant bearing the words I love Berlin

I am back from Berlin. Just. I managed to get out just before the airport security staff strike began. here’s a round-up of some of the week’s happenings



Saturday snippets; 4th March 2017

Mar 4th, 2017 | By
Rolling Stones exhibition poster

Canada, Croatia and Geneva all announced that more Britons were travelling there. New York expects fewer of us and Egypt seems to be trying to deter us from holidaying in the land “where it all began.”



A new tourism excursion

Feb 19th, 2017 | By

In just four months’ time, Dubai says that drones will be in service in the city. But these drones won’t be taking aerial pictures for photoshoots or monitoring traffic movements they will be carrying people.



Saturday snippets: 18th February 2017

Feb 18th, 2017 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

Tenerife, Jamaica, Dubai and Singapore are all seeing more British and Irish visitors. That is providing they aren’t trying to get there via Gatwick and using Southern to catch their planes. Yes the strikes at Southern look set to continue!



London life

Feb 12th, 2017 | By

I’d love to see you, but you live too far away says Kaye Holland



It’s the great getaway day today; BA strike is off

Dec 23rd, 2016 | By
beach at Playa Juanillo

As 12 million of us hit the roads today the good news is that the strike at British Airways has been called off by the unions since BA has submitted a new pay deal for consideration.



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.



Here Today, Dubai Tomorrow

Sep 1st, 2016 | By
shopping mall-Dubai

This is the name of the new marketing campaign to persuade us to visit Dubai.



The best of both worlds

Jul 27th, 2016 | By

So all your travelling companions want to do is unfurl in the sun yet, while you’re looking for blazing sunshine, you don’t want to spend all day on the beach. Sound familiar? Please don’t worry. We have some suggestions sure to fulfil every sand and culture nirvana



Where the experts holiday: Jax Tranchida, TV travel host

May 30th, 2016 | By

Food nerd, roaming gnome and host of The Grill Iron on Cooking Channel, Jax Tranchida, talks travel



What’s hot: May 2016

May 2nd, 2016 | By
Macchi Pichu, Peru

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world this month



Dubai’s appeal just keeps growing

Apr 19th, 2016 | By

You might think that Dubai would be satisfied with 18% growth but no. By 2020 they are planning for two million visitors a year.



So long London…?

Mar 17th, 2016 | By

A record number of 30 somethings are considering leaving the capital. Kaye Holland is one of them



Saturday snippets: 13th February 2016

Feb 13th, 2016 | By

Air passenger tax increases in Italy, higher charges at Universal in Florida and a failed attempt to set a minimum size catch Adrian’s attention this week



Saturday snippets: 12th December 2015

Dec 12th, 2015 | By
cartoon of beach and Merry Christmas

Where are we going for Christmas? Which destinations are have attracted us and will continue to do so in 2016?