Posts Tagged ‘ hotel rates ’

Hotel room rates drop – slightly!

Jul 4th, 2018 | By

Whilst hoteliers may be concerned about declining rates for rooms, we holidaymakers and travellers should be grateful that a pause has occurred in the price of room rates.



Easter Holidays

Mar 25th, 2010 | By

I was quite surprised to find yesterday that the first local school had just broken up for Easter. In my mind it was still weeks away but in fact Good Friday is only 2 weeks tomorrow.
After the winter we have had it wouldn’t surprise any of us if bookings to the Spanish resorts and warmer areas was the main appeal but personal finances being what they are, some of us will think of taking no breaks at all. And for those that do go, there could be quite a few handicaps to going away. First there are the railways. The RMT union is considering scheduling a nationwide strike because of what it says are safety issues that may occur when Network Rail lays off staff. . You probably need to be an expert to know if safety was an issue. Needless to say, Network Rail says there is no problem and you have to wonder whether if safety was the issue, the union wouldn’t have called the strike as soon as it legally could. By striking at Easter, the cynical amongst us begin to wonder.



Hotel Rates Still Falling

Aug 26th, 2009 | By

The media has been reporting signs of an economic recovery and some claim the recession is over. For tourists this is a double edged sword. On the one hand it means that there are better deals to be found during hard economic times. On the other have we the money to take advantage of it. When things improve prices rise as companies try to restore their profit margins.