Posts Tagged ‘ spain ’

Saturday snippets: 18th November 2017

Nov 18th, 2017 | By

A swathe of figures show that British visitor numbers to the Sychelles, Dominican Republic and Cyprus show that we are not cutting back yet. So campaigns by Italy, Ras al Khaimah and Chicago will be pleased that we might consider them for holidays as well.



Saturday snippets: 21st October 2017

Oct 21st, 2017 | By

Some Caribbean islands are open for business again after the hurricane damage and, as half term is still on, Adrian finds some events you might want to visit isn Salou and Sydney.



Saturday snippets: 14th October 2017

Oct 14th, 2017 | By

More tourists, more spending, smoking bans and new theme park attractions are just some of the things catching Adrian’s attention this week



Seville’s flamenco Renaissance

Oct 6th, 2017 | By

Spain’s most powerful art form originated here in Andalucia’s capital, and it’s still the best place in the country to feel the emotive force and intangible spirit of live performance



Barcelona attacked

Aug 17th, 2017 | By

To those holidaying in Barcelona, be careful but continue enjoying the city and to those planning on holidaying there don’t be deterred.



Saturday snippets: August 12th 2017

Aug 12th, 2017 | By
PortAventura aquatic park

The wet weather has caused a last minute rush for holidays abroad and we say goodbye to Klaus Lohmann as he returns to Germany and Dennis Cleveland-Peck who sadly died recently.



The golf courses of the Costa Daurada

Aug 9th, 2017 | By

In conjunction with the Federation of Hostelry and Tourism in Tarragona, here is a run-down of the golf courses in the Costa Daurada.



Anti-tourist feeling in Spain

Aug 8th, 2017 | By
Barcelona

It would seem that tourists in certain destinations will have to put up with this annoyance which isn’t anti-British just anti-tourist.



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: June 24th 2017

Jun 24th, 2017 | By
Antiguan beach

In a busy week, a beaututiful garden re-opens in Spain, a museum in London is open for just tomorrow and yet more news about travel insurance fraud.



The Guggenheim in Bilbao

Jun 1st, 2017 | By

The opening of the Guggenheim Museum twenty years ago has transformed visitor numbers to Bilbao. Now about a million people will visit the museum alone.



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.



Is the “Mail on Sunday” scaremongering?

May 29th, 2017 | By

Rather the Mail on Sunday should have said that any country was a potential target and urge its readers to be vigilant and careful when the holiday wherever they go.



The best places to visit in Europe in 2017

May 29th, 2017 | By

Europe is a treasure trove of incredible travel experiences, which can make deciding where to go a challenging task. Thankfully Lonely Planet’s travel experts have been on the case to bring you the best spots to add to your bucket list for 2017.



Saturday snippets: May 20th 2017

May 20th, 2017 | By

Last year saw more Britons travel aboard for over ten years.And more holidayed at home making 2016 a bumper year for travel.



They might have told us earlier

Apr 12th, 2017 | By
Barcelona

On April Fools’ Day, the Catalan regional government hiked accommodation taxes. Badly handled, do you think they have been taking lessons from the PR people at United Airlines?



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.



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



Saturday snippets: 11th March 2017

Mar 11th, 2017 | By
Trabant bearing the words I love Berlin

I am back from Berlin. Just. I managed to get out just before the airport security staff strike began. here’s a round-up of some of the week’s happenings



What’s hot: February 2017

Feb 1st, 2017 | By

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



Atlantic France and beyond

Jan 13th, 2017 | By

Recent atrocities in Nice and Paris have made many anxious about travelling to France in the near future but don’t be deterred from visiting, writes Paul Wojnicki



The year that was

Dec 31st, 2016 | By

It’s been a busy year and it’s time to take stock. Here travel writer and enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares her 2016 holiday highlights



Saturday snippets: 26th November 2016

Nov 26th, 2016 | By
Algarve -beach vista

Prince, viagra and bulldozing BA’s HQ compete for Adrian’s attention this week as one of the largest tour operators moves into short-breaks. Are staycations on the increase next year? Cosmos seems to betting that they are.



For he’s a jolly good thello

Nov 8th, 2016 | By

Paul Wojnicki lets the Thello train take the strain and showcases some of the highlights of the route



Magical Madrid

Oct 24th, 2016 | By

The Spanish capital has always been playing catch up with Barcelona, but is now enjoying its moment of glory. Kaye Holland shows you the way to go



Saturday snippets: 22nd October 2016

Oct 22nd, 2016 | By
Bus sign

Bus arrivals, holiday safety and unhelpful tourism answers by government ministers are some of the things that helped exasperate Adrian this week. But then he was sent a picture of a bus sign…



Make waves in Biarritz

Sep 21st, 2016 | By

Kaye Holland heads to Biarritz and finds that the end of summer never felt so good



Where the experts holiday: Isabelle Eyherabide, Biarritz Tourisme

Sep 15th, 2016 | By

Isabelle Eyherabide of Biarritz Tourism on why French the seaside resort is an ideal destination at any time of year