Posts Tagged ‘ Kenya ’

Saturday snippets: 24th March 2018

Mar 24th, 2018 | By
elephant in kenya

As the first direct flight between the UK and Australia sets off tomorrow and New York City and Honduras announce record visitor numbers, Adrian reminds readers that the shooting in southern France must not deter tourists going there.



Londoners not holidaying in Spain

Jan 2nd, 2018 | By

From research conducted by ATOL (which I mentioned last Saturday,) it appears that Londoners are less likely that people from other parts of the UK to holiday in Spain.



Where the experts holiday: Elliott Grant, founder of travel and location app Hoof

Dec 19th, 2017 | By

Here Elliott Grant, creator of Hoof – a new trip curation app that allows users to log their travels and connect with like-minded travellers – shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers…



Up Mt Kenya (and down again)

Nov 20th, 2017 | By

If the role of a tourism minister is to promote tourism and to be seen to promote it, it is time that they left their offices one in a while and started some PR offensives like Mr Balala did.



What’s hot: June 2017

May 31st, 2017 | By

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



Saturday snippets; 18th March 2017

Mar 18th, 2017 | By
steam train on the NYMR

A new low- cost airline – Level – launches, there are re-openings of museums and its nearly cherry blossom season.



Epic bike rides: The Tour D’Afrique

Sep 16th, 2016 | By
cycling in the vineyards

The low-down on the Tour d’Afrique – one of the longest bicycle races and expeditions in the world



Saturday snippets: 20th of August 2016

Aug 20th, 2016 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

With the downturn of in the value of sterling, where Britons are holidaying is one of things occupying Adrian’s mind this week.



What’s hot: April 2016

Apr 2nd, 2016 | By

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



Saturday snippets: 12th March 2016

Mar 12th, 2016 | By

From ITB in Berlin, Adrian reports on which destinations are in the ascendent and which are suffering. But it is Batman’s car and Maine lobster that attract his serious attention!



Animals promoting destinations

Nov 2nd, 2015 | By

Some destinations are using animals as part of their promotions to get us to holiday in their countries.



Just the package

Oct 25th, 2015 | By

Operators have a growing range of packages geared to families; from the most adventurous tour to relaxing holiday clubs. Letting someone else do the legwork for you will ensure your holiday is worry-free – as long as you make the right choice.



Saturday snippets: 20th June 2015

Jun 20th, 2015 | By
Blackpool Tower

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is offering a discount or Father’s Day tomorrow, Kenya has received a clear rating from the FCO and we are as bad as the Germans. Welcome to the smaller stoires of the week.



Ministers and Foreign Office advice

May 16th, 2014 | By
elephant in kenya

This morning our television screens have carried stories about Tui (Thomson and First Choice) bringing home its customers who have been holidaying in Kenya.



Where the experts holiday: Paul Goldstein, award-winning wildlife photographer and guide

May 1st, 2014 | By

Award-winning wildlife photographer and guide, Paul Goldstein, talks travel



What’s hot: November 2013

Oct 31st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, it’s a great time to visit Poland or the pandas in Chengdu but Botswana is being boycotted



On safari in Malawi: the warm heart of Africa

Jan 25th, 2013 | By

Malawi is one of the smallest countries in sub-equatorial Africa, and its good roads and excellent public transport make it the ideal ‘Africa for beginners’ destination says Rupert Parker



The Telegraph Adventure Travel Show returns!

Oct 10th, 2012 | By

The Telegraph Adventure Travel Show returns to London’s Olympia from 26-27 January



There’s more to Europe than the Eurozone

Jul 16th, 2012 | By

Britons heading to Europe this summer, hoping to cash in on the Eurozone crisis, may do better to look at some of the countries outside of the Eurozone, according to research carried out by Moneycorp.



The original safari destination

Jun 5th, 2012 | By

That is the title Kenya claims for itself. It has also been prominently in the news recently for it was here, sixty years ago last February, that the Queen learnt of her succession to the throne. On this jubilee weekend you can see, on television, the black and white grainy pictures of her visit there in 1952 to Treetops Hotel. (which is itself celebrating its 80th year in 2012.)



What’s hot: June 2012

May 30th, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Kenya and Kazakhstan are both back on the map for all the right reasons, but it’s bad news for BMI Baby and Barbados’ Almond Village Resort



Eurovision blinds holidaymakers to other currency opportunities

May 11th, 2012 | By

Britain’s economy may be in recession, but its currency is flying high. The Pound has strengthened against a basket of international currencies



Notes from Namibia: part two

Nov 1st, 2011 | By

When it comes to fabulous weather and wildlife, there is nowhere like Namibia, says Adrienne. Over the next few weeks, she will be sharing her notes from Namibia – arguably Africa at its most authentic – exclusively with CD-Traveller readers. Today: Windhoek to Okahandja, the adventure begins…



Where the experts holiday: Jennie So, VP of marketing at Orange Hotels

May 30th, 2011 | By

Orange Hotel’s VP of Marketing on Mexico, Kenya and the other side of Kowloon



Where the Experts Holiday: Chris Wrede from Oasis Overland

Jan 28th, 2011 | By

What do you like to do on holiday? Stay in small locally owned hotels out of the tourist centers that are used by locals as much as travelers. Less luxury but loads more quirkiness and more interesting people. From this base I like to wonder the streets and sites, and visit small café’s, bars and restaurants. Where did you last travel? Kenya to Zimbabwe, Via Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi with my wife and two kids. Do you know where you’re going next? Egypt Of all
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Where The Experts Holiday: Brett Perkins, director of communications at The Savoy

Jan 19th, 2011 | By

Brett Perkins, director of communications at The Savoy (a Fairmont Hotel And Resort), London’s first luxury hotel, on Ethiopia, India and his iconic hotel



Animals are Wiser

Nov 11th, 2010 | By

So spoke the Ugandan minister for tourism, Serapio Rukundo yesterday. He was talking about the boarders between nations in East Africa yesterday. You might have Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda who are trying to make crossing their borders as easy as possible for tourists but animals take no notice of things like national boundaries.
If you have seen the pictures in Metro and other news media this morning of the annual wildebeest migration, you will know what I mean.



Returning to Kenya

Sep 8th, 2010 | By

Because of traditional links, because of a stronger developed industry or maybe because it has so much to offer, Kenya was always a popular African tourist destination for Britons. Then, a couple of years ago, the civil unrest in the country slowed tourism down. With that now a long way in the past and a new constitution that seems to be widely welcomed, Kenya is reasserting itself as a strong magnet for adventurous Britons.