Posts Tagged ‘ London Eye ’

What’s hot: April 2017

Mar 31st, 2017 | By

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



Surviving Sziget

Aug 28th, 2015 | By

Kaye Holland heads to the Hungarian capital to hear household names play at Sziget – aka one of Europe’s biggest festivals



London calling: Kaye Holland

Jul 17th, 2014 | By

Ahead of the two year anniversary of the Olympic Games, London based journalist and co-founder of Talk of the Town, Kaye Holland, opens her little black book to reveal the best places to eat, shop and play in London Town



Ice, ice baby

Dec 5th, 2013 | By

Kaye Holland has the low-down on the winter ice rinks in London worth getting your skates on for



Eying the 50 millionth person

Aug 21st, 2013 | By

The 50 millionth person will travel on the London Eye today. And that has been achieved in just thirteen years.



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



We love London town!

Aug 20th, 2012 | By

Planning on returning to London town for the forthcoming Paralympic Games? We asked West End ambassador, Annalisa, for her recommendations on where to eat, shop and play after Stratford’s stadium lights go down



We love London town!

Jul 21st, 2012 | By

The stars of the Olivier Award nominated family show The Tiger Who Came to Tea – Abbey Norman (Sophie), Alan Atkins (Daddy, Postman, Tiger) and Jenanne Redman (Mummy) reveal what they love about the capital



Three unusual places to stay in London

Feb 5th, 2012 | By

For those who have been lucky enough to get tickets the London 2012 Olympics, the next challenge for most is going to be finding a place to stay. Richard Hirson from onefinestay has some suggestions



Kew Gardens: Britain’s top visitor attraction?

Dec 7th, 2011 | By

Kew Gardens have been voted the top visitor attraction in Britain at the British Airways magazine travel awards.



Why we love London Town

Sep 21st, 2011 | By

It’s less than one year until the 2012 Olympic/Paralympic Games. And it’s set to be an event to remember – not least for the people behind the scenes: Londoners. In the first of a regular series, Londoners reveal what they love about the capital



Kids & the Best British Landmarks

Oct 27th, 2009 | By

The hotel chain Travelodge has asked 2500 8-15 year olds what they rate as Britain’s most iconic landmarks and it threw up some answers I didn’t expect. The winner was Stonehenge and maybe that’s not surprising since just about everyone can imagine what it looks like. Second choice was Hadrian’s Wall and then came the London Eye.



Anglesey Tourism

Sep 22nd, 2009 | By

Tourism is also economic generation or even regeneration.

Let me explain. Investing in something that brings tourists to a destination means that money flows into the local economy. It also provides jobs or prevents jobs being lost. Persuading some manufacturer to base a factory in your area can cost more in development grants and subsidies than it may cost to develop a camp site or an attraction. So, more and more, places look to tourism as a way or killing two birds with one stone.