Posts Tagged ‘ Liverpool ’

Is UNESCO World Heritage status fair?

Aug 4th, 2021 | By
image of Stonehenge

Some countries can’t afford the costs of an application and the necessary funding to maintain those sites to preserve UNESCO status.

Does it matter?

Jul 22nd, 2021 | By

Is this a reasonable decision to take by UNESCO? Will tourists and visitors be deterred from enjoyment by the changes?

7.5 million in less than a decade

Jul 17th, 2021 | By

This weekend the Museum of Liverpool will be celebrating its tenth birthday.

The ‘North of England City Experience’

Mar 19th, 2021 | By

The ‘North of England City Experience’ will encourage travel between Leeds, Hull, Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle and Gateshead once safe to do so.

Lockdowns and holiday travel rights

Oct 22nd, 2020 | By

Four of the big companies, British Airways, easyJet, Jet 2 and TUI have announced they won’t charge change fees.

Making the Glasgow Style

Mar 29th, 2019 | By

For just a short few decades, the group flourished but the style they created has remained popular ever since.

Why are Norwich residents the most unadventurous?

Sep 23rd, 2018 | By

I pose the question because research commissioned by On The Go Tours suggests that none of the Norwich respondents having done skydiving, and 70% said they never would.

What’s hot: January 2018

Jan 1st, 2018 | By

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

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: November 2016

Oct 31st, 2016 | By

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

What’s hot: October 2016

Sep 30th, 2016 | By

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

Showcasing Arab culture

Jul 15th, 2016 | By

Today, the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, the UK’s biggest annual celebration of Arab arts and culture returns to Liverpool for its 15th year.

Let’s holiday in Leeds

May 27th, 2016 | By

Coming on top of a study by Asda Money that says a third of us will opt for a staycation this year, research from the travel trade show, World Travel Market, suggests that people in Yorkshire are least likely to holiday this year

Liverpool tourism awards

May 22nd, 2016 | By

Last Thursday in Liverpool the tourism awards for the area were handed out.

Customer service declines?

Apr 6th, 2016 | By

Liverpool achieved the highest rankings with a calculated score of 8.38 points. I mention the precise score because the second placed city was Cardiff at 8.37 which is a sliver of a whisker behind.

Three queens and a million people

May 25th, 2015 | By

Today Liverpool will see the three queens of the Cunard fleet all meet in Liverpool. That three ships, Queen Victoria, Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth are meeting in one port is rare but not unusual.

Hanging out in Hamburg

Aug 17th, 2014 | By

Kaye Holland cuts loose in a city that has become a real hot bed of hedonism

Giant marks WWI centenary

Jul 23rd, 2014 | By
giant grandmother sleeping

Marching in procession around Liverpool, giants will embark on a journey of memories, history and reunion to commemorate the start of the First World War.

What’s hot: April 2014

Apr 1st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This April, all eyes are on London, Los Angeles and Austin…

Why WOULDN’T you want to grow up in London?

Mar 28th, 2014 | By

A new poll has revealed that Londoners think it would be better to grow up outside the capital. Not so, says Kaye Holland

Cheap isn’t always best

Dec 2nd, 2012 | By

A new poll by YouGov reveals that, despite 2012 being a year like no other, 52 per cent of Londoners would rather live in another part of Britain

Review: LET IT BE

Oct 12th, 2012 | By

For fans of the Fab Four, new Beatles show LET IT BE is a feel good treat writes Kaye Holland

Go for gold: get training for 2016 with three new Olympic sports

Sep 15th, 2012 | By

As the dust settles over London, talk is turning to Rio. If the Games have left you full of inspiration, get involved with three new Olympic sports and you could be joining TeamGB in 2016…

Fab 50: celebrating 50 years of the Beatles

Aug 16th, 2012 | By

2012 marks 50 years since the release of Love Me Do, the song that catapulted The Beatles into fame and adoration. Running 22 – 28 August, the International Beatle Week Festival 2012 will celebrate this pivotal anniversary with a schedule of events, live gigs, exhibitions, sightseeing tours and more in the boys’ home town of Liverpool

Guests opt for lower quality hotels, as accommodation prices soar during Olympics

Aug 5th, 2012 | By

Overnight stay costs in London have risen considerably during the Summer Olympic Games, with many hotel guests now selecting hotels in a lower star category to save money

Gatwick takes off

Dec 16th, 2011 | By

More passengers chose to take off from Gatwick rather than its bigger London rival, Heathrow, throughout November. Gatwick reported that it saw an extra 12,800 fliers last month – representing a rise of 0.6 percent.

What’s hot: October 2011

Oct 1st, 2011 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, it’s good news for Glasgow and Gothenburg and gourmands in London, but we’ve lost trust in TripAdvisor…

Picasso and Tate Liverpool

Jun 1st, 2011 | By

Last week, The Mersey Partnership tourism awards were announced. Tate Liverpool and its Picasso exhibition last year walked away with two of the main awards, the Tourism Marketing Initiative of the Year and the Cultural and Heritage Experience of the Year.