Posts Tagged ‘ Iraq. ’

Opening up Iran?

Jan 4th, 2020 | By

Part of the world has become a little less inviting for tourists but then, wasn’t it ever so?

Babylon is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Jul 6th, 2019 | By

Many readers might have already thought that the ancient site of Babylon would have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site but no.

Today is UNESCO World Heritage Day

Jun 4th, 2017 | By

Today is UNESCO World Heritage Day. Given the destruction by ISIS at Palmyra and at other Middle Eastern sites it is important to remember what we have lost and give thanks for what we still have and still have to discover.

What’s hot: December 2014

Dec 1st, 2014 | By
image of a British Airways plane

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

What’s hot: September 2013

Sep 1st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, it’s good news for Norway and nudists – if not all inclusive holidays

What’s hot: April 2013

Mar 30th, 2013 | By

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

2011: What ABTA Thinks

Dec 30th, 2010 | By

ABTA has produced a 42 page report on what it thinks will be the travel trends of 2011. Forecasts are fun if only to look back on in 12 months time and see what didn’t come to pass. They got one thing right last year though. 2010 has been a tough year with a number of airlines and tour operators going bust as the industry tried to second guess what we, the travellers, would do. We booked later than ever; more of us stayed at home than many expected yet long haul proved a growth area.
So what for 2011?

Holidaying In Iraq

Nov 12th, 2009 | By

This may not be your first choice of destinations and, we have to confess, that we have never covered Iraq before in CD-traveller (except about the loss of items from the Iraqi National Museum) but the time has come. What has sparked this interest is that Iraq exhibited for the first time in a decade at World Travel Market. Even the BBC picked this up and ran a story about it on “Breakfast” this morning.