Posts Tagged ‘ Harry Potter ’

What’s hot: February 2019

Feb 1st, 2019 | By

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



Saturday snippets: 22nd of September 2018

Sep 22nd, 2018 | By

Its Open House weekend in London where more than 800 buildings will open their doors to visitors. Unlike Venice and Moray which seem to want to curtail visitors!



The Harry Potter anniversary

Jun 18th, 2017 | By
Goathland station on the NYMR

Apart from the fact that heritage railways are popular in their own right, a link to the Harry Potter stories makes them doubly interesting as visitor attractions so the railway is celebrating the anniversary as well.



The things you need to know if you are renting out your home for the summer


May 25th, 2017 | By

Renting isn’t always as simple as it seems



What’s hot: June 2016

Jun 1st, 2016 | By

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



Harry Potter and the Dursley’s front room

Apr 17th, 2016 | By

Is it really fifteen years since the first Harry Potter film? Is Harry Potter and the Dursley’s front room a film that they have kept hush-hush?



What’s hot: March 2016

Mar 1st, 2016 | By

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



What’s hot: April 2013

Mar 30th, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot in the travel world, right now



Off the page

Feb 26th, 2013 | By

JK Rowling was on a slow train to London when a bespectacled boy wizard popped into her head. Stuck on the train, Rowling learnt an important lesson for any writer: never go anywhere without a pen! She eventually made it home, and Harry Potter made it onto the page and the big screen. But the magic of Harry Potter goes way beyond books and movies



Harry Potter studio tour, in pictures: now everyone can head to Hogwarts

Jan 30th, 2013 | By

With half term on the horizon, chances are you’re wondering how to keep your little ones occupied and entertained. One option is to wander out west to Watford for the Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter



Festive makeover planned for Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The making of Harry Potter

Nov 26th, 2012 | By

For the first time, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter will undergo a seasonal makeover using the actual decorations and food props seen in the Harry Potter films



Secrets behind the Dark Arts revealed this half-term at The Making of Harry Potter

Sep 23rd, 2012 | By

Secrets behind the Dark Arts will be revealed for the first time this half-term at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter



How great are the 2012 deals?

Mar 27th, 2012 | By

A few weeks back the government launched Britain’s first domestic advertising campaign – at the cost of £4million – which saw Stephen Fry and friends wax lyrical about the UK.



Home and away

Mar 15th, 2012 | By

“Why go all the way to Bondi when you can come to Bridlington?” remarks Rupert Grint. The Harry Potter star features – alongside Stephen Fry and Downtown Abbey’s Michelle Dockery – in the new £4million government backed ‘Holidays at Home’ scheme.



Hogwarts opens its doors, but are ticket prices out of this world?

Mar 12th, 2012 | By

It’s what Harry Potter fans around the world have been waiting for: on March 31, the hugely anticipated Warner Bros Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter will open at Watford’s Leaveseden studios.



Letter from London: the capital’s new state of the art spas are a real Olympic legacy

Mar 10th, 2012 | By

Just in time for the Olympics, a new breed of hotel spa has raised the bar in London. Jane Egginton takes a very enjoyable closer look and asks: are they worth it?



Where the Experts say You’ll Holiday

Jan 2nd, 2010 | By

Just before Christmas, we mentioned a few ideas that some of the experts thought would flourish in 2010. Today we have the thoughts of another four groups on what they think, ABTA, IPK, STA Travel and the Intercontinental Hotels chain. You might remember that Mintel thought it would be another year of the staycation with days out and weekend breaks becoming more prominent. And Euromonitor forecast the rise of pop up hotels which could be assembled (and taken down) quickly and which would offer inexpensive accommodation.
ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents) says that Sri Lanka, Mexico and Thailand will see more tourists from the UK than they had in 2009.