Posts Tagged ‘ Menorca ’

Wintering in the Balearics

Aug 16th, 2018 | By
Es Calo bay on the Balearic island of Formentera

Why is this long-established holiday destination attracting so many more of us?



Saturday snippets: July 29th 2017

Jul 29th, 2017 | By

With the summer holidays underway, Adian looks at where we are going, some of the problems and ends with Jet 2, the only travel company in the top 50 for customer satisfaction according to the ICS.



Saturday snippets: July 22nd 2017

Jul 22nd, 2017 | By

As new security measures are introduced on flights to the US, Adrian also looks forward to the end of credit card charges whilst wondering if airfares and holidays will increase in price next year.



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.



Saturday snippets: April 8th 2017

Apr 8th, 2017 | By

Tall ships in Greenwich, a pygmy tribe in Uganda and a possible reduction in the number of properties in Menorca are some stories capturing Adrian’s attention this week.



Better in winter

Nov 23rd, 2016 | By

The Balearics – Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera – have launched a new publicity campaign called “Better in Winter” to encourage us to think of the islands not only as a winter holiday destination but an all-round destination for any time of the year.



Saturday snippets: 2nd April 2016

Apr 2nd, 2016 | By

The shape of champagne barrels, cars as animals , accommodation taxes, jazz and tulips have caught Adrian’s eye this week.



The cuisine of the Balearic Islands

Nov 9th, 2015 | By

The Balearics are not just a place for year-round sunshine and beaches. Their cuisine is increasingly attracting us as well.



Saturday snippets: 17th January 2015

Jan 17th, 2015 | By
Floridas Shell Key Beach

It has been a week of anniversary days from Bubble Bath to Menorca but did you know next week was World Travel Week?



Spain dominates top 10 of travel

Aug 12th, 2012 | By

The travel market has taken a bit of a knocking this summer. James Murray, Digital Insights Manager at Experian Marketing Services, has the low-down



Menorca’s Battle Bus Has a Free Holiday Every Day

Feb 28th, 2011 | By

Starting today, in a number of cities throughout the UK you will see the traveling bus promoting Menorca. Menorca has been one of the big winners in attracting us to visit them this year as concern grows about a North African holiday are heightened by media pictures. But Menorca is not leaving anything to chance and its bus to “battle” for our bookings is the way it has chosen.



Spain Encourages More of us to Visit

Dec 1st, 2009 | By

Over the summer we have heard a lot about the decline in the numbers of people travelling to Spain and its islands. Nonetheless, Spain, the Balearic Islands and the Canaries are still the most popular destinations for us when we go abroad. Given all year round warm weather, the Canaries are popular throughout the year. Now the Balearics, (Ibiza, Menorca and Majorca) are trying to convince us that they are winter destinations as well.

The three main Balearic islands had a 12% drop in visitors this year from the UK and more in the case of Ireland. Now they are pushing for more of us to visit the islands when special events are being held or just to enjoy the sports facilities that have been built there. Recently, Rafael Nadal was used to push that message to the travel trade.