Posts Tagged ‘ Skyscanner ’

Saturday snippets: August 5th 2017

Aug 5th, 2017 | By

in some places tourism is causing problems like the Isle of Skye. In others such as the Cook Islands a new marine reserve may attract many more. They are part of Adrian’s look at some of the tourism stories of the week.



A-Z of travelling

Aug 13th, 2016 | By

Travel like a pro with our A-Z guide of travel advice



What the industry tips for 2016

Dec 24th, 2015 | By
Costa Rica

Adrian sums up what what the travel industry is tipping for 2016. Do they match where you are thinking of going?



What’s hot: November 2014

Nov 1st, 2014 | By

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



Pegasus serves award winning food and wine

Feb 7th, 2013 | By

Pegasus Airlines has been rated as the best airline in Europe for on-board food in Skyscanner’s recent European Airline Food Awards in the low-cost category



Easter Holidays

Mar 25th, 2010 | By

I was quite surprised to find yesterday that the first local school had just broken up for Easter. In my mind it was still weeks away but in fact Good Friday is only 2 weeks tomorrow.
After the winter we have had it wouldn’t surprise any of us if bookings to the Spanish resorts and warmer areas was the main appeal but personal finances being what they are, some of us will think of taking no breaks at all. And for those that do go, there could be quite a few handicaps to going away. First there are the railways. The RMT union is considering scheduling a nationwide strike because of what it says are safety issues that may occur when Network Rail lays off staff. . You probably need to be an expert to know if safety was an issue. Needless to say, Network Rail says there is no problem and you have to wonder whether if safety was the issue, the union wouldn’t have called the strike as soon as it legally could. By striking at Easter, the cynical amongst us begin to wonder.



Strange Airport Names

Jun 23rd, 2009 | By

A flight search company called Skyscanner has issued a press release listing some of the strangest and assuming airports around the world. As a piece of publicity it doesn’t really extol the efforts or achievements of the company but it is worthy of mention for providing a little chuckle as the day starts.The lists of airports you might not want to fly to includes Mafia Airport in Tanzania, Slave Lake, Desolation Sound, Crooked Island, Blood Vein and Deception in Canada. Staying with Canada which seems
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